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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
Hlynur Baeringsson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 7, 2013


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


Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden), who plays in the Swedish Basketligan. He could not help Sundsvall Dragons (26-6) in their last game. Despite Baeringsson's very good performance the league leader Sundsvall Dragons was crushed 102-69 on the road by the second-ranked Uppsala Basket. He was the top scorer with 22 points. Baeringsson also added 5 rebounds in 30 minutes on the court. His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. Baeringsson is currently first on the list of best rebounders with 10.2rpg. He also averaged so far 14.7ppg, 3.4apg, 1.4spg, 2FGP: 58.0%(134-231), 3FGP: 43.6% and FT: 70.5% in the 32 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 contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Boras Basket (21-11) crushing them 111-88. He recorded 6 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Sundsvall Dragons (26-6) is placed first in the Basketligan. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. Sigurdarson is currently sixth on the list of top scorers. He has individually a very good season with high stats. Sigurdarson averages: 17.8ppg, 3.3rpg, 3.1apg, 3FGP: 38.6% and FT: 91.4%(128-140). He is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (194-88, currently plays in Germany). Vilhjalmsson contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked New Yorker Phantoms (10-15) crushing them 92-58 in the German BBL on Saturday night. He had a double-double by scoring 10 points and making the same number of passes in 30 minutes. Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels (10-15) is placed 14th in the BBL. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. This year Vilhjalmsson's overall stats are: 9.9ppg, 2.1rpg, 2.4apg, 2FGP: 44.3%, 3FGP: 33.3% and FT: 78.3% in the 25 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) was not able to help Norrkoping Dolphins (3-2) in their game against White Eagles (6-26) in the Swedish Basketligan. Ermolinskij recorded 6 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Norrkoping Dolphins was edged 96-94 in Stockholm by the one of league's weakest teams White Eagles (#11). His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And now that game is very crucial. Ermolinskij belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #6. His total stats this season are: 9.7ppg, 6.7rpg, 4.5apg 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) contributed to an easy victory against the eighth-ranked Union Rennes (8-7) crushing them 85-60 in the French NM1 (third division) last Saturday. He scored 7 points in 23 minutes. Angers BC 49 (8-13) is placed 12th in the NM1. It's Gunnarsson's first season with the team. Gunnarsson has relatively good stats this year: 12.0ppg, 2.7rpg and 2.6apg in the 20 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #6. Small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark) was not able to secure a victory for Vaerlose (9-12) in their game against Horsholm (11-16) in the Danish Ligaen. Karason did not beat the league record on Thursday evening. He scored only 3 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Vaerlose was crushed 84-63 at home by the lower-ranked Horsholm (#7). There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. This season Karason has relatively solid stats: 10.5ppg, 7.1rpg and 1.6apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Icelandic National Team roster.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #7. Former U20 international center Gudni Valentinusson (204-85, currently plays in Denmark) managed to help Aarhus BC in a 3-point victoryagainst the closely-ranked Naestved (13-14) 78-75 in the Danish Ligaen in Thursday night's game. Valentinusson scored 5 points in 15 minutes. Aarhus BC (7-20) is placed second from the bottom (#9) in the Ligaen. The Regular Season already ended. This year Valentinusson's total stats are: 3.6ppg and 1.9rpg in the 24 games. He used to play for the Icelandic U20 national 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  




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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