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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
Jakob Sigurdarson's 31 points make him top Icelandic player abroad of the week - Feb 14, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Icelandic players, who play currently 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 one of league's weakest teams Eco Orebro (5-22) 82-76 in the Swedish Basketligan in Tuesday night's game. Sigurdarson was MVP of the game. He scored 31 points (!!!), had 5 rebounds, passed 3 assists and added 2 blocks in 41 minutes on the court. Sundsvall Dragons (23-4) is placed first in the Basketligan. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. Sigurdarson is ranked fifth on the list of the top scorers in the league with 18.2ppg. He also averaged so far 3.3rpg, 2.8apg, 2FGP: 51.4%, 3FGP: 36.8% and FT: 91.3%(115-126) in the 26 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 and both played together in the last Swedish Basketligan game. Baeringsson contributed to a Sundsvall Dragons' victory against one of league's weakest teams Eco Orebro (5-22) 82-76. He scored 11 points, had 8 boards, passed 5 assists and added 4 steals. Baeringsson is currently first on the list of best rebounders. He has very reliable stats this season: 14.1ppg, 10.3rpg, 3.7apg, 1.4spg, 2FGP: 58.6%(116-198), 3FGP: 35.2% and FT: 75.2%. 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 EuroChallenge), who plays in Sweden. He could not help Norrkoping Dolphins (1-3) to beat Krasnie Krilya (4-0). Ermolinskij recorded 9 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists in 27 minutes. But the third-placed Norrkoping Dolphins was crushed 93-68 on the road by the leading Krasnie Krilya in the group K of EuroChallenge. There are only two games left until the end of the EuroChallenge Top 16. So now every game will be critical. It's Ermolinskij's first season with the team. This year he averages: 5.2ppg, 5.0rpg, 4.2apg, 2FGP: 44.7%, 3FGP: 11.1% and FT: 56.3% in the 10 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) helped Vaerlose win their game against the league outsider Aalborg (1-21) 88-73 in the Danish Ligaen in Thursday night's game. He scored 9 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Vaerlose BBK (8-10) is placed fifth in the Ligaen. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Karason has relatively good stats this season: 11.3ppg, 7.4rpg and 1.7apg. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #5. International point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (194-88, currently plays in Germany) managed to help Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels in a victory against the fourth-ranked Eisbaeren Bremerhaven 74-64 in the German BBL last Sunday. Vilhjalmsson recorded only 2 points in 17 minutes. Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels (9-13) is placed 14th in the BBL. This year Vilhjalmsson's overall stats are: 9.1ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.1apg in the 22 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #6. Center Gudni Valentinusson (204-85, currently plays in Denmark) was not able to help Aarhus BC (6-18) in their game against Svendborg (21-2) in the Danish Ligaen. Valentinusson did not beat the league record on Wednesday evening. 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 three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. Valentinusson's total stats this season are: 3.6ppg and 2.0rpg. He is a former U20 international player as he played for the Icelandic team eight years ago.


Other top Icelandic players, who play abroad:

Jon Stefansson (196-G-82) plays for CAI Zaragoza in Spanish ACB
Haukur Palsson (197-SF-92) plays for Assignia Manresa in Spanish ACB
Logi Gunnarsson (192-SG-81) plays for Angers BC 49 in French NM1
Arnar Jonsson (183-G-83) plays for Aarhus BC 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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