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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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Hlynur Baeringsson's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Icelandic playing currently abroad - Feb 7, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Icelandic players, who play currently abroad.


Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden). He led Sundsvall Dragons to a victory against the seventh-ranked 08 Stockholm (12-14) 93-81 in the Swedish Basketligan in Tuesday night's game. Baeringsson had a double-double by scoring 16 points and getting 14 rebounds. He also added 7 assists in 35 minutes on the court. Sundsvall Dragons (22-4) is placed first in the Basketligan. Baeringsson is the league's best rebounder with 10.4rpg. He also averaged so far 14.2ppg, 3.6apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 58.3%(112-192), 3FGP: 36.5% and FT: 75.2% in the 26 games he played so far. Baeringsson is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Hlynur Baeringsson. But that was another game of his team in Swedish Basketligan which we would like to mention. Sigurdarson, who plays in the Swedish Basketligan. He could not help Sundsvall Dragons (22-4) in their last game on Friday. Despite Sigurdarson's very good performance the league leader Sundsvall Dragons was defeated 81-76 on the road by the league outsider Nassjo (#12). He was the top scorer with 21 points. Sigurdarson also added 6 rebounds (made all of his nine free throws !!!). It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. He belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #5. Sigurdarson has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 17.7ppg, 3.2rpg, 2.8apg, 2FGP: 50.6%, 3FGP: 36.4% and FT: 92.2%(106-115). Sigurdarson is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark). He was the major contributor in Vaerlose's victory against the closely-ranked Randers (10-13) crushing them 97-76 in the Danish Ligaen on Wednesday night. Karason had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 16 rebounds in 31 minutes. Vaerlose BBK (8-9) is placed fifth in the Ligaen. Karason has relatively good stats this year: 11.4ppg, 7.4rpg, 1.7apg, 2FGP: 54.7%, 3FGP: 34.7% and FT: 61.7% in the 22 games. He is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #4. Guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in Sweden) managed to help Norrkoping Dolphins to win against the closely-ranked Sodertalje Kings (16-7) 78-71 in the Swedish Basketligan in Friday night's game. Ermolinskij recorded only 2 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Norrkoping Dolphins (18-2) is placed second in the Basketligan. Ermolinskij is currently third on the list of best passers. He has very reliable stats this season: 10.2ppg, 7.0rpg, 4.7apg and 1.2spg. Ermolinskij is also Icelandic national team player.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #5. International shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France) led Angers BC 49 to a 1-point victory over the eighth-ranked Blois (9-8) 61-60 in the French NM1 (third division) last Saturday. He was MVP of the game. Gunnarsson recorded 18 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists in 36 minutes. Angers BC 49 (6-12) is placed 13th in the NM1. This year Gunnarsson has relatively solid stats: 12.3ppg, 2.8rpg and 2.7apg in the 18 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 help Mitteldeutscher BC (8-12) in their game against Artland Dragons (12-9) in the German BBL. Vilhjalmsson scored only 4 points and added 4 assists. Mitteldeutscher BC was defeated 90-86 in Quakenbrueck by the much higher-ranked Artland Dragons (#6). Vilhjalmsson's overall stats this season are: 10.0ppg, 2.4rpg and 2.2apg. 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) was not able to secure a victory for Assignia Manresa (4-16) in their game against Regal FC Barcelona (12-8) in the Spanish ACB. Palsson cannot count it as his best performance. He scored only 1 points in 9 minutes on the court. Assignia Manresa lost 76-88 in Barcelona to the much higher-ranked (#5) Regal FC. This year Palsson averages just 1.5ppg in the 18 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 (5-18) in their game against Svendborg (21-2) in the Danish Ligaen. Valentinusson cannot count Wednesday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 2 points. Aarhus BC was badly defeated 86-67 on the opponent's court by the leading Svendborg. It was Aarhus BC's 11th consecutive loss in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. 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
  




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]

Eysteinn
Aevarsson
Eysteinn Aevarsson signs at Stjarnan - May 24, 2016

Stjarnan (Dominos League) landed 21-year old small forward Eysteinn Aevarsson (192-83kg-95). He played most recently at Hottur (Dominos League). In 22 games he averaged 10.0ppg, 5.7rpg, 3.1apg and 1.0spg last season. The previous (14-15) season Aevarsson played at Keflavik. In 23 Dominos League games he had just 2.7ppg and 2.4rpg in 2014-15 season. He played in the final of Icelandic D1 Playoff in 2014. Aevarsson was a member of Icelandic U18 National Team in 2013. By Eurobasket Data Cen...   [read more]


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