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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 selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 24, 2013


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We bring you last week's top performances from Icelandic who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


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 was the major contributor in a Sundsvall Dragons' victory against the fifth-ranked Solna Vikings (15-9) 101-87 in the Swedish Basketligan in Tuesday night's game. Sigurdarson scored 23 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 38 minutes on the court. Sundsvall Dragons (20-3) is placed first in the Basketligan. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. He is ranked fifth on the list of the top scorers in the league with 18.0ppg. Sigurdarson also averaged so far 3.0rpg, 3.0apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 51.0%, 3FGP: 38.3% and FT: 92.3%(96-104) in the 22 games he played so far. He 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 and both played together in the last Swedish Basketligan game. Baeringsson led Sundsvall Dragons to a victory against the fifth-ranked Solna Vikings (15-9) 101-87. He scored 17 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 5 assists. Baeringsson is currently second on the list of best rebounders. He has very reliable stats this season: 14.5ppg, 10.1rpg, 3.5apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 57.2%(99-173), 3FGP: 37.8% and FT: 76.8%. 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). He contributed to a 1-point Norrkoping Dolphins' victory against one of league's weakest teams Eco Orebro (5-18) 83-82 in the Swedish Basketligan on Friday night. Ermolinskij had a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 11 rebounds. He also added 8 assists and 3 steals in 31 minutes. Norrkoping Dolphins (16-2) is placed second in the Basketligan. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. It's Ermolinskij's first season with the team. Ermolinskij is currently third on the list of best passers with 4.8apg. This year his other stats are: 10.7ppg, 6.7rpg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 52.7%, 3FGP: 35.2% and FT: 80.6% in the 19 games. Ermolinskij is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #4. Small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark), who plays in the Danish Ligaen could not help Vaerlose (7-8) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite his very good performance Vaerlose was badly defeated 95-75 at home by the second-ranked Horsens IC. Karason was the top scorer with 20 points. He also added 5 rebounds. Karason has relatively good stats this season: 11.1ppg, 7.1rpg and 1.7apg. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #5. International 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 (5-10) in their last game. Despite Gunnarsson's good performance Angers BC 49 was crushed 88-65 on the road by the leading Orchesien BC. He was the second best scorer with 12 points in 31 minutes. It was Angers BC 49's third consecutive loss in a row. This year Gunnarsson has relatively solid stats: 12.2ppg, 2.7rpg and 2.6apg in the 15 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Haukur Palsson
Haukur Palsson
   #6. Small forward Haukur Palsson (197-92, college: Maryland, currently plays in Spain) managed to help Assignia Manresa to win against the tenth-ranked Blusens Monbus (9-9) 83-69 in the Spanish ACB on Sunday night. Palsson scored only 2 points. Assignia Manresa (3-15) is placed second from the bottom (#17) in the ACB. They ended the series of four consecutive loses. This season Palsson averages: 1.5ppg and 1.1rpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Icelandic National Team roster.

Arnar Jonsson
Arnar Jonsson
   #7. Former international guard Arnar Jonsson (183-83, currently plays in Denmark) was not able to secure a victory for Aarhus BC (5-15) in their game against Bakken (15-5) in the Danish Ligaen. Jonsson recorded only 4 points and added 5 passes in 24 minutes. Aarhus BC lost 65-74 in a derby game to the higher-ranked (#3) Bakken. It was Aarhus BC's eighth consecutive loss in a row. This year Jonsson's overall stats are: 6.4ppg, 2.5rpg, 4.0apg and 1.1spg in the 17 games. He used to play for the Icelandic national team seven years ago.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #8. 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 (5-15) in their game against Bakken (15-5). He recorded only 4 points. Aarhus BC was defeated 74-65 in a derby game by the higher-ranked Bakken (#3). Valentinusson's total stats this season are: 3.9ppg and 2.1rpg. He used to play for the Icelandic U20 national team back in 2005.


Other top Icelandic players, who play abroad:

Jon Stefansson (196-G-82) plays for CAI Zaragoza in Spanish ACB
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (194-PG-88) plays for Mitteldeutscher BC in German BBL
Aske Thorsteinsson (185-SG-86) plays for Aalborg in Danish Ligaen  




Tryggvi
Hlinason
Icelandic pro players in Europe - 1 day 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 - 2 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 - 3 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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