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Dominos League Standings
 1. Grindavik 2-0 
 2. IR 2-0 
 3. Stjarnan 2-0 
 4. Haukar 1-1 
 5. KR 1-1 
 6. Thor AK 1-1 
 7. Tindastoll 1-1 
 8. Njardvik 1-1 
 9. Keflavik 1-1 
 10. Hottur 0-2 
 11. Thor Thorl 0-2 
 12. Valur 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:10/14/2017
D1 Standings
 1. Breidablik 3-0 
 2. Skallagrimur 3-0 
 3. Fjolnir 2-1 
 4. Vestri 2-1 
 5. Hamar 1-1 
 6. Snaefell 1-2 
 7. Hrunamenn 0-0 
 8. Gnupverjar 0-2 
 9. IA 0-2 
 10. FSU 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/14/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Taylor STAFFORD
  Hottur
  (185-G-94)
  Avg: 33
 1. Stafford, Hottur33.0 
 2. Vinson, Njardvik31.0 
 3. Pellot-Rosa, Thor T.27.5 
 4. Forte, Keflavik27.5 
 5. Oliver, Thor AK27.0 
 6. Hester, Tindastoll24.0 
 7. Einarsson, Thor T.21.0 
 8. Whack, Grindavik21.0 
 9. Pryor, Stjarnan20.0 
 10. Baeringsson, Stjar.19.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marques OLIVER
  Thor AK
  (201-PF-91)
  Avg: 17.5
 1. Oliver, Thor AK17.5 
 2. Baeringsson, Stjar.16.5 
 3. King, Valur15.0 
 4. Forte, Keflavik13.0 
 5. Acox, KR11.0 
 6. Magnusson, Haukar9.5 
 7. Ermolinskij, KR9.5 
 8. Hester, Tindastoll9.5 
 9. Thorsteinsso., Grindavi.9.5 
 10. Nathanaelsso., Njard.9.5 
Assists Per Game
 Pavel ERMOLINSKIJ
  KR
  (202-G-87)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Ermolinskij, KR7.5 
 2. Sigurdarson, IR7.0 
 3. Jonsson, Grindavik6.5 
 4. Birgisson, Tindastoll6.5 
 5. Blondal, Valur6.0 
 6. Gunnarsson, Njard.5.0 
 7. Hermannsson, Thor T.5.0 
 8. Bjornsson, KR5.0 
 9. Stafford, Hottur5.0 
 10. Jonsson, Keflavik5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Sigtryggur Arnar BJORNSSON
  Tindastoll
  (180-PG-93)
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Bjornsson, Tindastoll4.5 
 2. Birgisson, Tindastoll3.0 
 3. Pellot-Rosa, Thor T.2.5 
 4. Sigurdarson, IR2.5 
 5. Einarsson, Thor T.2.5 
 6. Ingvarsson, Thor AK2.5 
 7. Whack, Grindavik2.0 
 8. Sigurdsson, Stjar.2.0 
 9. Woods, Haukar2.0 
 10. Thomas, IR2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Jalen JENKINS
  KR
  (201-F-94)
  Avg: 3
 1. Jenkins, KR3.0 
 2. Thorsteinsso., Grindavi.2.5 
 3. Acox, KR2.0 
 4. Nathanaelsso., Njard.2.0 
 5. Jonsson, Thor Thorl1.5 
 6. Taylor, IR1.5 
 7. Baeringsson, Stjar.1.5 
 8. Forte, Keflavik1.5 
 9. Hester, Tindastoll1.5 
 10. Kristjansson, IR1.5 
Player of the Week

 Antonio Hester
  Tindastoll
  ( 198-F-90 )
  

Icelandic Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Keflavik Oct.19 Grindavik 77%
Tindastoll 57% Oct.19 Thor AK
Hottur 58% Oct.19 Valur
KR Oct.19 IR 75%
Njardvik Oct.19 Stjarnan 75%
Haukar 94% Oct.19 Thor Thorl
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Breidablik 85% Oct.20 Fjolnir
Vestri 95% Oct.20 FSU
Snaefell Oct.20 Hamar 67%
Gnupverjar 57% Oct.20 IA
Skallagrimur 98% Oct.19 Hrunamenn
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.   




Tryggvi
Hlinason
Icelandic pro players in Europe - 2 days ago
Iceland has few pro players playing abroad. Here is some updaten on them lately. Tryggvi Hlinason (215-C-97) the young Icelandic star that signed with Spanish Champion Valencia has been on their roster few times so far. Hlinason only started to train basketball less than 4 years ago. 216 cm with great potential to be a great one. Kristofer Acox (198-F-93, college: Furman) did sign a short contract with Purefood Star Hotshot in Phillipan league. Had some real good double double games.    [read more]

Antonio
Hester
Best players of Icelandic Dominos League round 2 - 3 days ago
American Antonio Hester (198-F-90) put on an amazing game in the last round for Tindastoll and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 2. The 27-year old forward had a double-double of 31 points and thirteen rebounds, while his team edged out Valur (#12, 0-2), the league's bottom-ranked team 73-69. Tindastoll is placed at 7th position in Icelandic Dominos League. Tindastoll is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lowe...   [read more]

Marques
Oliver
Dominos League Round 2: Thor AK hands first defeat to Keflavik - 4 days ago
There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Regular Season in Dominos League. Keflavik (1-1) recorded a loss in Akureyri on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by Thor AK (1-1) 90-78. They made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American Marques Oliver (201-91, college: Delaware St.) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Ingvi Ingvarsson (187-94) chipped in 26...   [read more]


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