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Icelandic Basketball (Men)

Dominos League Standings
 1. KR 18-4 
 2. Stjarnan 16-6 
 3. Keflavik 15-7 
 4. Haukar 15-7 
 5. Thor Thorl 14-8 
 6. Tindastoll 14-8 
 7. Njardvik 11-11 
 8. Grindavik 9-13 
 9. Snaefell 8-14 
 10. IR 6-16 
 11. FSU 3-19 
 12. Hottur 3-19 
Last:3/11/2016
D1 Standings
 1. Thor AK 15-3 
 2. Fjolnir 14-4 
 3. Valur 13-5 
 4. Skallagrimur 12-6 
 5. IA 11-7 
 6. Hamar 11-7 
 7. Breidablik 7-11 
 8. KFI 4-14 
 9. Armann 3-15 
 10. Reynir S. 0-18 
Last:3/19/2016
Points Per Game
 Sherrod WRIGHT
  Snaefell
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 28.3
 1. Wright, Snaefell28.3 
 2. Carberry, Hottur28.2 
 3. Woods, FSU27.7 
 4. Mitchell, Rueil25.9 
 5. Brown, Keflavik25.4 
 6. Hall, Thor Thorl23.6 
 7. Craion, KR22.8 
 8. Madison, Haukar20.9 
 9. Coleman, Stjarnan20.7 
 10. Mobley, Haukar20.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Chris WOODS
  FSU
  (195-F-89)
  Avg: 15.2
 1. Woods, FSU15.2 
 2. Brown, Keflavik12.1 
 3. Nathanaelsso., Tho.11.9 
 4. Coleman, Stjarnan11.9 
 5. Simmons, Leiden11.4 
 6. Hill, Keflavik11.2 
 7. Mitchell, Rueil11.2 
 8. Craion, KR11.2 
 9. Saevarsson, Breid.10.7 
 10. Virijevic, Hottur10.5 
Assists Per Game
 Pavel ERMOLINSKIJ
  KR
  (202-G-87)
  Avg: 7.4
 1. Ermolinskij, KR7.4 
 2. Steinarsson, Penas6.8 
 3. Shouse, Stjarnan5.6 
 4. Valsson, Keflavik5.6 
 5. Gudmundsson, Grind.5.3 
 6. Birgisson, Tindast.5.2 
 7. Jonsson, Haukar5.1 
 8. Barja, Haukar5.1 
 9. Carberry, Hottur5.0 
 10. Hall, Thor Thorl4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Michael CRAION
  KR
  (195-F-89)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Craion, KR2.7 
 2. Atkinson, Njardvik2.4 
 3. Carberry, Hottur2.3 
 4. Gudmundsson, Grind.2.2 
 5. Steinarsson, Penas2.1 
 6. Madison, Haukar1.8 
 7. Rikhardsson, IR1.7 
 8. Shouse, Stjarnan1.7 
 9. Birgisson, Tindast.1.7 
 10. Lewis, Tindastoll1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Michael CRAION
  KR
  (195-F-89)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Craion, KR2.2 
 2. Nathanaelsso., Tho.2.0 
 3. Magnusson, Haukar1.8 
 4. Brown, Keflavik1.7 
 5. Anderson, KFI1.4 
 6. Ermolinskij, KR1.3 
 7. Garcia, Grindavik1.2 
 8. Mobley, Haukar1.2 
 9. Palsson, Njardvik1.1 
 10. Mitchell, Rueil1.0 

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Jakob Sigurdarson's 33 points make him top Icelandic player abroad of the week - Jan 17, 2013


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


Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden). He led Sundsvall Dragons to a victory over the league outsider Nassjo (3-18) 101-87 in the Swedish Basketligan in Friday night's game. Sigurdarson was MVP of the game. He scored 33 points (!!!), made 3 passes and 3 steals in 32 minutes on the court. Sundsvall Dragons (19-3) is placed first in the Basketligan. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. Sigurdarson is currently fourth on the league's list of top scorers with 17.8ppg. He also averaged so far 2.9rpg, 3.0apg, 2FGP: 53.3%, 3FGP: 37.9% and FT: 92.7%(89-96) in the 21 games he played so far. Sigurdarson is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Jakob Sigurdarson. But that was another game of his team in Swedish Basketligan which we would like to mention. Baeringsson was the main contributor in a 3-point Sundsvall Dragons' victory against the seventh-ranked 08 Stockholm (11-11) 86-83. He was the best player in that game. Baeringsson recorded a double-double by scoring 25 points and getting 12 rebounds (made all of his thirteen free throws !!!). Sundsvall Dragons (19-3) is placed first in the Basketligan. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Baeringsson is ranked first on the list of the best rebounders in the league. He has very reliable stats this season: 14.4ppg, 10.4rpg, 3.5apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 57.1%(96-168), 3FGP: 35.7% and FT: 76.4%. Baeringsson is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in Sweden), who plays in the Swedish Basketligan. He could not help Norrkoping Dolphins (16-1) in their last game. Despite Ermolinskij's good performance the league leader Norrkoping Dolphins lost 77-83 on the road to the much lower-ranked (#8) LF Basket. He was the top scorer with 13 points. Ermolinskij also added 6 rebounds in 25 minutes. Ermolinskij is ranked third on the list of the best passers in the league with 4.6apg. This year his other stats are: 10.6ppg, 6.5rpg, 1.2spg, 2FGP: 52.3%, 3FGP: 36.5% and FT: 81.5% in the 18 games. Ermolinskij is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #4. Point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (194-88, currently plays in Germany) contributed to a Mitteldeutscher BC's victory against the closely-ranked Deutsche Bank Skyliners (6-12) 73-65 in the German BBL in Saturday night's game. He was the top player that evening. Vilhjalmsson recorded 16 points. Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels (8-10) is placed 13th in the BBL. Vilhjalmsson has relatively good stats this season: 10.7ppg, 2.4rpg and 2.2apg. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #5. International small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark) was the major contributor in Vaerlose's victory against the league leader SISU (13-0) 79-78 in the Danish Ligaen last Thursday. Karason scored 18 points, had 9 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 37 minutes. Vaerlose BBK (6-8) is placed fifth in the Ligaen. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. This year Karason has relatively solid stats: 10.9ppg, 7.2rpg and 1.7apg in the 19 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #6. Shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France), who plays in the French NM1 (third division) was not able to help Angers BC 49 (5-9) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Gunnarsson's good performance Angers BC 49 was defeated 67-58 at home by the second-ranked Quimper UJAP. He was the second best scorer with 14 points. Gunnarsson also added 3 passes. It's Gunnarsson's first season with the team. He has reliable stats this year: 12.2ppg, 2.7rpg and 2.8apg. Gunnarsson is an international player who is currently on the senior Icelandic National Team roster.

Haukur Palsson
Haukur Palsson
   #7. International small forward Haukur Palsson (197-92, college: Maryland, currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for Assignia Manresa (2-15) in their game against Caja Laboral (14-3) in the Spanish ACB. He scored only 4 points in 8 minutes on the court. The bottom-ranked Assignia Manresa lost in an overtime 95-101 in Vitoria to the second-ranked Caja Laboral. It was Assignia Manresa's fourth consecutive loss in a row. This year Palsson's overall stats are: 1.5ppg and 1.1rpg in the 15 games. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #8. Center Gudni Valentinusson (204-85, currently plays in Denmark) couldn't help Aarhus BC (5-14) in their game against Svendborg (17-2) in the Danish Ligaen. Valentinusson scored 9 points. But Aarhus BC was crushed 83-61 on the opponent's court by the leading Svendborg. It was Aarhus BC's seventh consecutive loss in a row. This season Valentinusson averages: 4.1ppg and 2.2rpg. He used to play for the Icelandic U20 national team back in 2005.

Arnar Jonsson
Arnar Jonsson
   #9. Former international guard Arnar Jonsson (183-83, currently plays in Denmark) is a teammate of previously mentioned Gudni Valentinusson and both played together in the last Danish Ligaen game. Jonsson couldn't help Aarhus BC (5-14) in their game against Svendborg (17-2). He scored 8 points and added 4 assists in 25 minutes. Aarhus BC was crushed 83-61 on the opponent's court by the leading Svendborg. This year Jonsson's total stats are: 6.8ppg, 2.6rpg, 4.2apg and 1.1spg in the 16 games. He used to play for the Icelandic national team seven years ago.
  




Maciej
Baginski
Maciej Baginski and Erlendur Stefansson agreed terms with Thor Thorl - May 26, 2016

Thor Thorl (Dominos League) inked two new players: 21-year old naturalized Polish small forward Maciej Baginski (195-95) and Erlendur Stefansson(190-G-95). Baginski has played for the last seven years at UMFN Njardvik (Dominos League). In 31 games he recorded 12.3ppg, 3.5rpg and 2.2apg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very good season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Icelandic League Honorable Mention. Stefansson comes fromBlack Hills State (N...   [read more]

Olafur
Jonsson
Thor Thorl adds Jonsson to their roster - May 24, 2016

Thor Thorl (Dominos League) added to their roster 24-year old forward Olafur Jonsson (192-92). He has played for the last eight seasons at UMFN Njardvik (Dominos League). In 32 games he recorded 7.0ppg, 3.5rpg, 1.2apg and 1.0spg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. Jonsson represented Iceland at the European Championships U16 Division B in Sarajevo (Bosnia) eight years ago. His stats at that event were 9 games: 4.8ppg, 2.7rpg, 1.1spg. By Eurobasket Data Center Check...   [read more]

Justin
Shouse
Stjarnan keeps Shouse for another season - May 24, 2016

Stjarnan (Dominos League) re-signed 35-year old former Icelandic international point guard Justin Shouse (181-81, college: Mercyhurst). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. Shouse has played there for the last two seasons. In 26 Dominos League games he recorded very impressive stats: 18.8ppg, 5.5rpg, 5.6apg (top 4) and 1.7spg last season. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. They also played in the supercup final. A very...   [read more]


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