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Dominos League Standings
 1. Grindavik 0-0 
 2. Haukar 0-0 
 3. Hottur 0-0 
 4. IR 0-0 
 5. Keflavik 0-0 
 6. KR 0-0 
 7. Njardvik 0-0 
 8. Stjarnan 0-0 
 9. Thor AK 0-0 
 10. Thor Thorl 0-0 
 11. Tindastoll 0-0 
 12. Valur 0-0 
Last:6/26/2017
D1 Standings
 1. Breidablik 0-0 
 2. Fjolnir 0-0 
 3. FSU 0-0 
 4. Gnupverjar 0-0 
 5. Hamar 0-0 
 6. Hrunamenn 0-0 
 7. IA 0-0 
 8. Skallagrimur 0-0 
 9. Snaefell 0-0 
 10. Vestri 0-0 
Last:6/26/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Flenard WHITFIELD
  Skallagr.
  (200-F-90)
  Avg: 29.4
 1. Whitfield, Skallagr.29.4 
 2. Stevens, Keflavik28.6 
 3. Carberry, Thor T.27.7 
 4. Wright, Haukar27.1 
 5. Hester, Tindastoll23.4 
 6. Clinch, Grindavik21.3 
 7. Beamon, Thor AK20.9 
 8. Gunnarsson, Njard.20.0 
 9. Sigurdarson, IR19.9 
 10. Caird, Tindastoll18.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Amin STEVENS
  Keflavik
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 16
 1. Stevens, Keflavik16.0 
 2. Whitfield, Skallagr.14.6 
 3. Baeringsson, Stjar.12.8 
 4. Hester, Tindastoll10.8 
 5. Hankins-Cole, IR10.5 
 6. Carberry, Thor T.10.4 
 7. Ermolinskij, KR9.0 
 8. Olafsson, Grindavik8.9 
 9. Saevarsson, Grind.8.8 
 10. Wright, Haukar8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Hordur VILHJALMSSON
  Kefla.
  (194-G-88)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Vilhjalmsson, Kefla.6.8 
 2. Ermolinskij, KR6.7 
 3. Birgisson, Tindastoll6.2 
 4. Barja, Haukar5.6 
 5. Bjornsson, Skallagr.5.3 
 6. Clinch, Grindavik5.3 
 7. Sigurdarson, IR5.1 
 8. Stefansson, KR4.8 
 9. Baeringsson, Stjar.4.8 
 10. Shouse, Stjarnan4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Petur BIRGISSON
  Tindastoll
  (185-G-96)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Birgisson, Tindastoll2.7 
 2. Rikhardsson, Tinda.2.0 
 3. Olafsson, Grindavik1.9 
 4. Barja, Haukar1.8 
 5. Stevens, Keflavik1.8 
 6. Thomas, Thor AK1.6 
 7. Bjornsson, Skallagr.1.5 
 8. Jonsson, Keflavik1.5 
 9. Dupree, Keflavik1.5 
 10. Wright, Haukar1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Tryggvi HLINASON
  Thor AK
  (215-C-97)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Hlinason, Thor AK2.7 
 2. Hankins-Cole, IR2.0 
 3. Whitfield, Skallagr.1.3 
 4. Magnusson, Haukar1.3 
 5. Saevarsson, Grind.1.2 
 6. Baeringsson, Stjar.1.2 
 7. Hester, Tindastoll1.2 
 8. Stevens, Keflavik1.1 
 9. Alawoya, KR1.0 
 10. Stefansson, Haukar1.0 
Player of the Week

 Matthias Sigurdarson
  IR
  ( 180-PG-94 )
  

 Collin Pryor
  Fjolnir
  ( 200-F-90 )
  

Icelandic Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Haukar 50% Oct.5 Thor AK
Keflavik 50% Oct.5 Valur
Tindastoll 50% Oct.5 IR
Hottur 50% Oct.5 Stjarnan
KR 50% Oct.5 Njardvik
Grindavik 50% Oct.5 Thor Thorl
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Breidablik 50% Oct.6 Gnupverjar
Vestri 50% Oct.6 Snaefell
Fjolnir 50% Oct.6 IA
Hamar 50% Oct.6 Hrunamenn
FSU 50% Oct.5 Skallagrimur
Check Full Games/Schedule
Hlynur Baeringsson's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Icelandic playing currently abroad - Dec 13, 2012


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Icelandic players, who play currently abroad.


Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden). He led Sundsvall Dragons to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Boras Basket (11-5) crushing them 127-104 in the Swedish Basketligan in Friday night's game. Baeringsson had a double-double by scoring 25 points and getting 13 rebounds. He also added 5 assists in 37 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Sundsvall Dragons (14-2) is placed first in the Basketligan. It was his team's 11th consecutive victory in a row. Baeringsson is currently second on the list of best rebounders with 9.5rpg. He also averaged so far 14.2ppg, 3.5apg, 2FGP: 56.5%(70-124), 3FGP: 37.9% and FT: 73.7% in the 16 games he played so far. Baeringsson is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Hlynur Baeringsson and both played together in the last Swedish Basketligan game. Sigurdarson led Sundsvall Dragons to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Boras Basket (11-5) crushing them 127-104. He recorded 24 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. Sigurdarson is currently sixth on the league's list of top scorers. He has individually a very good season with high stats. Sigurdarson averages: 17.5ppg, 3.1rpg, 3.2apg, 3FGP: 40.2% and FT: 91.9%(57-62). He is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jon Stefansson
Jon Stefansson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Jon Stefansson (196-82, currently plays in Spain). Stefansson contributed to a CAI Zaragoza's victory against one of league's weakest teams Assignia Manresa (1-10) 82-75 in the Spanish ACB on Sunday night. He scored 7 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 24 minutes. CAI Zaragoza (7-4) is placed sixth in the ACB. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. This year Stefansson's overall stats are: 8.2ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 51.2%, 3FGP: 35.3% and FT: 85.7% in the 11 games. He is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #4. Point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (190-88, currently plays in Germany) led Mitteldeutscher BC to a surprising victory over the sixth-ranked Artland Dragons (7-5) 87-83 in the German BBL in Saturday night's game. Vilhjalmsson was MVP of the game. He scored 18 points, had 6 rebounds and dished 4 assists. Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels (5-8) is placed 15th in the BBL. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Vilhjalmsson has relatively good stats this season: 10.2ppg, 2.3rpg, 2.4apg and 1.2spg. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #5. International guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in EuroChallenge), who plays in Sweden could not help Norrkoping Dolphins to beat Tampereen Pyrinto (2-4). Ermolinskij scored only 4 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 16 minutes. The first-placed Norrkoping Dolphins lost 80-84 on the road to the lower-ranked (#4) Tampereen Pyrinto in the group K of EuroChallenge. It's Ermolinskij's first season with the team. This year his total stats are: 5.5ppg, 5.3rpg, 4.0apg and 1.2spg in the six games. Ermolinskij plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Arnar Jonsson
Arnar Jonsson
   #6. Guard Arnar Jonsson (183-83, currently plays in Denmark), who plays in the Danish Ligaen was not able to help one of league's weakest teams Aarhus BC (5-10) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite his good performance Aarhus BC was defeated in a double overtime (!!!) 104-97 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Vaerlose (#5). Jonsson scored 13 points, made 7 passes and 4 steals. Jonsson belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #6. He has averaged so far 7.5ppg, 2.8rpg, 4.8apg and 1.4spg. Jonsson is a former international player as he played for the Icelandic senior team six years ago.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #7. International shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for Angers BC 49 (4-7) in their game against Cognac (9-3) in the French NM1 (third division), despite his good performance in Saturday night's game. He was the second best scorer with 11 points in 32 minutes. But Angers BC 49 lost 61-76 on the opponent's court to the much higher-ranked (#3) Cognac. It was Angers BC 49's fourth consecutive loss in a row. But the season just started, so everything may happen. This year Gunnarsson has relatively solid stats: 11.8ppg, 2.8rpg and 2.7apg in the 11 games. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #8. Small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark) faced previously mentioned Arnar Jonsson in the Danish Ligaen last game. Karason helped Vaerlose win their double overtime (!!!) game against the closely-ranked Aarhus BC (5-10) 104-97. He scored 6 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Karason has averaged so far 9.5ppg, 7.3rpg and 1.6apg. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #9. Former U20 international center Gudni Valentinusson (204-85, currently plays in Denmark) is a teammate of previously mentioned Arnar Jonsson and both played together in the last Danish Ligaen game. Valentinusson couldn't help one of league's weakest teams Aarhus BC (5-10) in their game against Vaerlose (5-7). He scored 7 points in only 7 minutes. Aarhus BC lost in a double overtime (!!!) 97-104 on the opponent's court to the higher-ranked (#5) Vaerlose. Valentinusson has averaged so far 4.2ppg and 2.3rpg in the 13 games. He used to play for the Icelandic U20 national team seven years ago.   




Ryan Taylor
IR Reykjavik inks Ryan Taylor - 2 days ago
IR Reykjavik (Dominos League) signed American forward Ryan Taylor (196-103kg). He just graduated from Marshall (NCAA). Taylor has played there for the last three years. In 31 games he had 14.5ppg, 8.3rpg, 2.3apg and 1.6bpg last season. Taylor helped them to make it to the final. A very impressive season as he was named to All-C-USA 3rd Team and C-USA All-Defensive Team. As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro. By Eurobasket Data Center C...   [read more]

Nemanja
Knezevic
Vestri tabs Nemanja Knezevic - 3 days ago
Vestri (D1) inked 30-year old Montenegrin forward Nemanja Knezevic (203-87). The last time (14-15) he played at Mladost in Bosnia and Herzegovina Division I. Among other achievements Knezevic received Eurobasket.com All-Serbian B League Forward of the Year award back in 2011. He is a very experienced player. Knezevic has played also professionally in Spain (Association Baloncesto Pacense Badajoz), Serbia (Vojvodina Srbijagas, KK Vojvodina Novi Sad and Radnicki) and Montenegro (Jedinstvo a...   [read more]

Terrell
Vinson
Njardvik tabs Terrell Vinson, ex Pyrinto - 6 days ago
UMFN Njardvik (Dominos League) inked 27-year old American forward Terrell Vinson (201-100kg-90, college: Massachusetts, agency: HMS). He played most recently at Pyrinto in Finnish Korisliiga. In 5 games he averaged 5.8ppg and 4.6rpg last season. The previous (2016) summer Vinson was tested by Universidad Catolica (Libcentro Pro) in Chilean league. Among other achievements his team made it to the Atlantic 10 Tournament Semifinals for two years in a row (2012 and 2013). Vinson has played pr...   [read more]


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