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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
Jon Stefansson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Dec 20, 2012


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Icelandic who are currently playing abroad.


Jon Stefansson
Jon Stefansson
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Jon Stefansson (196-82, currently plays in Spain). He contributed to an easy victory against the tenth-ranked Unicaja Malaga (7-6) 82-64 in the Spanish ACB in Saturday night's game. Stefansson scored 10 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 22 minutes on the court. CAI Zaragoza (8-5) is placed sixth in the ACB. This year Stefansson averages: 8.2ppg, 2.2rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 46.0%, 3FGP: 36.6% and FT: 88.9% in the 13 games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in Sweden). Ermolinskij was the major contributor in a Norrkoping Dolphins' victory against the ninth-ranked KFUM Jamtland (5-13) crushing them 91-71 in the Swedish Basketligan last Friday. He scored 13 points, grabbed 8 boards, passed 6 assists and added 4 steals. Norrkoping Dolphins (13-1) is placed first in the Basketligan. Ermolinskij belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #3. He has very reliable stats this season: 10.7ppg, 6.3rpg, 4.6apg, 1.2spg, 2FGP: 51.9%, 3FGP: 38.3% and FT: 80.4%. Ermolinskij is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (194-88, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German BBL. He could not help Mitteldeutscher BC (5-9) in their last game. Despite Vilhjalmsson's very good performance Mitteldeutscher BC was crushed 83-62 on the road by the much higher-ranked (#3) EWE Baskets. He was the second best scorer with 16 points. Vilhjalmsson also added 2 shots in 29 minutes. They ended the series of three consecutive victories. Vilhjalmsson has relatively good stats this year: 10.6ppg, 2.4rpg, 2.3apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 46.8%, 3FGP: 38.0% in the 14 games. He is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #4. Shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France) led Angers BC 49 to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Saint Chamond (4-9) crushing them 85-50 in the French NM1 (third division) in Saturday night's game. Gunnarsson scored 12 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists. Angers BC 49 (5-7) is placed 11th in the NM1. It was his team's first victory after four consecutive loses. It's Gunnarsson's first season with the team. This year he has relatively solid stats: 11.8ppg, 2.9rpg and 2.8apg. Gunnarsson is also Icelandic national team player.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #5. International small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark) was not able to help Vaerlose (5-8) in their game against Horsens IC (13-4) in the Danish Ligaen. He scored 8 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in 33 minutes. Vaerlose lost 77-89 in Horsens to the higher-ranked (#3) Horsens IC. It was Vaerlose's third consecutive loss in a row. This year Karason's overall stats are: 9.5ppg, 7.1rpg and 1.6apg in the 16 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Arnar Jonsson
Arnar Jonsson
   #6. Guard Arnar Jonsson (183-83, currently plays in Denmark) was not able to secure a victory for Aarhus BC (5-11) in their game against Naestved (10-7) in the Danish Ligaen. Jonsson did not beat the league record on Wednesday evening. He scored only 3 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Aarhus BC was badly defeated 80-62 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Naestved (#5). It was Aarhus BC's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Jonsson's total stats this season are: 7.2ppg, 2.6rpg, 4.4apg and 1.3spg. He is a former international player as he played for the Icelandic senior team six years ago.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #7. 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 Aarhus BC (5-11) in their game against Naestved (10-7). He cannot count it as his best performance. Valentinusson scored only 2 points in 8 minutes on the court. Aarhus BC was badly defeated 80-62 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked (#5) Naestved. This year Valentinusson's total stats are: 3.9ppg and 2.1rpg in the 14 games. He used to play for the Icelandic U20 national team seven years ago.


Other top Icelandic players, who play abroad:

Hlynur Baeringsson (200-F-82) plays for Sundsvall Dragons in Swedish Basketligan
Jakob Sigurdarson (192-PG-82) plays for Sundsvall Dragons in Swedish Basketligan
Haukur Palsson (197-SF-92) plays for Assignia Manresa in Spanish ACB
Aske Thorsteinsson (185-SG-86) plays for Aalborg in Danish Ligaen  




Ryan Taylor
IR Reykjavik inks Ryan Taylor - 4 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 - 5 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 - 8 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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