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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
Pavel Ermolinskij's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Icelandic playing currently abroad - Jan 31, 2013


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


Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in Sweden). He led Norrkoping Dolphins to a victory over the closely-ranked Boras Basket (17-8) 99-92 in the Swedish Basketligan in Friday night's game. Ermolinskij was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 10 rebounds. Ermolinskij also added 8 assists in 33 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Norrkoping Dolphins (17-2) is placed second in the Basketligan. It's Ermolinskij's first season with the team. Ermolinskij is currently third on the list of best passers with 5.0apg. He also averaged so far 11.1ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.2spg, 2FGP: 53.0%, 3FGP: 36.7% in the 20 games he played so far. Ermolinskij 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). He contributed to a Sundsvall Dragons' victory against the tenth-ranked White Eagles (5-19) 93-83 in the Swedish Basketligan last Friday. Baeringsson recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and getting 12 rebounds. He also added 5 assists. Sundsvall Dragons (21-3) is placed first in the Basketligan. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Baeringsson is currently second on the league's list of best rebounders. He has very reliable stats this season: 14.5ppg, 10.2rpg, 3.6apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 58.9%(106-180), 3FGP: 37.0% and FT: 77.2%. Baeringsson is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was 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 helped Sundsvall Dragons win their game against the tenth-ranked White Eagles (5-19) 93-83. He scored 6 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 31 minutes. Sigurdarson is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fourth year in Sundsvall Dragons' roster. Sigurdarson belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #6 with 17.5ppg. This year his other stats are: 3.1rpg, 2.9apg, 2FGP: 50.3%, 3FGP: 36.7% and FT: 92.3%(96-104) in the 23 games. Sigurdarson 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), who plays in the French NM1 (third division) could not help Angers BC 49 (5-11) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his good performance Angers BC 49 was defeated 79-72 on the road by the higher-ranked Monaco (#6). Gunnarsson scored 12 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 5 assists. Gunnarsson has relatively good stats this season: 12.2ppg, 2.9rpg and 2.8apg. He 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 (7-9) in their game against Bakken (16-5) in the Danish Ligaen, despite his good performance last Sunday. Karason was the second best scorer with 10 points. He also added 5 rebounds in 17 minutes. But Vaerlose was crushed 107-65 in Aarhus by the higher-ranked (#3) Bakken. This year Karason has relatively solid stats: 11.0ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.7apg in the 21 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #6. Point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (194-88, currently plays in Germany) was not able to secure a victory for Mitteldeutscher BC (8-11) in their game against Brose Baskets Bamberg (17-2) in the German BBL. Vilhjalmsson did not beat the league record on Saturday evening. He scored only 3 points. Mitteldeutscher BC was edged 58-56 in Bamberg by the leading Brose Baskets. Vilhjalmsson has reliable stats this season: 10.3ppg, 2.4rpg and 2.1apg. He 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) managed to help Assignia Manresa in a victory against the fifth-ranked G.Canaria 2014 (12-7) 75-65 in the Spanish ACB in Sunday night's game. Palsson recorded only 2 points in 8 minutes on the court. Assignia Manresa (4-15) is placed second from the bottom (#17) in the ACB. This year Palsson averages just 1.5ppg in the 17 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 (5-16) in their game against Horsholm (8-8) in the Danish Ligaen. Valentinusson cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 2 points. Aarhus BC was edged in an overtime 81-78 at home by the higher-ranked Horsholm (#4). It was Aarhus BC's ninth consecutive loss in a row. Valentinusson's overall stats this season are: 3.8ppg 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
Arnar Jonsson (183-G-83) plays for Aarhus BC in Danish Ligaen
Aske Thorsteinsson (185-SG-86) plays for Aalborg in Danish Ligaen  




Ryan Taylor
IR Reykjavik inks Ryan Taylor - 3 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 - 4 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 - 7 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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