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Dominos League Standings
 1. Stjarnan 2-0 
 2. KR 2-1 
 3. Keflavik 2-1 
 4. Tindastoll 2-1 
 5. Grindavik 2-1 
 6. IR 2-1 
 7. Haukar 1-1 
 8. Njardvik 1-1 
 9. Thor AK 1-2 
 10. Valur 1-2 
 11. Thor Thorl 0-2 
 12. Hottur 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/20/2017
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. Oliver, Thor AK27.0 
 5. Forte, Keflavik25.0 
 6. Whack, Grindavik24.3 
 7. Hester, Tindastoll24.0 
 8. Einarsson, Thor T.21.0 
 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, Keflavik13.7 
 5. Acox, KR11.0 
 6. Thorsteinsso., Grindavi.9.7 
 7. Hester, Tindastoll9.5 
 8. Magnusson, Haukar9.5 
 9. Ermolinskij, KR9.5 
 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. Hermannsson, Thor T.5.0 
 7. Bjornsson, KR5.0 
 8. Gunnarsson, Njard.5.0 
 9. Forte, Keflavik5.0 
 10. Stafford, Hottur5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Sigtryggur Arnar BJORNSSON
  Tindastoll
  (180-PG-93)
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Bjornsson, Tindastoll4.5 
 2. Birgisson, Tindastoll3.0 
 3. Einarsson, Thor T.2.5 
 4. Sigurdarson, IR2.5 
 5. Pellot-Rosa, Thor T.2.5 
 6. Ingvarsson, Thor AK2.5 
 7. Gudmundsson, Grind.2.3 
 8. Oskarsson, Haukar2.0 
 9. Thomas, IR2.0 
 10. Kristjansson, KR2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Jalen JENKINS
  KR
  (201-F-94)
  Avg: 3
 1. Jenkins, KR3.0 
 2. Acox, KR2.0 
 3. Nathanaelsso., Njard.2.0 
 4. Thorsteinsso., Grindavi.2.0 
 5. Hester, Tindastoll1.5 
 6. Taylor, IR1.5 
 7. Baeringsson, Stjar.1.5 
 8. Kristjansson, IR1.5 
 9. Jonsson, Thor Thorl1.5 
 10. Einarsson, Thor T.1.0 

Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Thor AK 92% Oct.27 Hottur
Thor Thorl Oct.27 Stjarnan 99%
IR 63% Oct.26 Njardvik
Valur Oct.26 KR 68%
Grindavik 56% Oct.26 Tindastoll
Haukar 50% Oct.26 Keflavik
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
Sigurdarson's 30-point game gives him Player of the Week award - Mar 11, 2017


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Matthias
Sigurdarson
22-year old point guard Matthias Sigurdarson (180-PG-94) put on an amazing game in the last round for IR and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 22.
He had the game-high 30 points adding seven rebounds and six assists for IR in his team's victory, helping them to edge out Keflavik (11-11) 88-87. IR maintains the 7th position in Icelandic league. IR is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 11-11 record. In the team's last game Sigurdarson had a remarkable 88.9% from 2-point range. He turned to be IR's top player in his first season with the team. Columbus State University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Sigurdarson is in league's top in assists (6th best: 5.2apg) and averages solid 50.3% FGP.

Second best performed player last round was Amin Stevens (203-F-90) of Keflavik. He is American forward in his first season at Keflavik. In the last game Stevens recorded impressive double-double of 29 points and 19 rebounds. Bad luck as Keflavik was edged by IR (11-11) 88-87. Keflavik managed to keep the same 6th spot in the standings. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 11-11 record is not bad and everything may still change. Stevens is a newcomer at Keflavik and quickly became one of team's most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 29.5ppg (#1). He also registered 15.3 boards per game.

Third place about best performers goes to forward Flenard Whitfield (200-F-90) of Skallagrimur (#11). Whitfield got into 30-points club by scoring 50 points in the last round. He went also for twelve rebounds . Despite Whitfield's great performance Skallagrimur lost 89-101 to the higher-ranked Grindavik (#4, 13-9). But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates. The chances of Skallagrimur not to end season at such low position in the league, however are less than slim as they have already lost 15 games, recording just seven victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Whitfield could try to bring Skallagrimur's a little bit higher in the standings. Whitfield has individually a great season in Iceland. After 22 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 29.4ppg (2nd best) and rebounds with 14.6rpg (2nd best). He also has 1.3bpg and FGP: 55.2%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Tobin Carberry (193-G-91) of Thor Thorl - 22 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists
5. Lewis Clinch (191-G-87) of Grindavik - 25 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists
6. George Beamon (193-G-91) of Thor AK - 30 points and 8 rebounds
7. Antonio Hester (198-F-90) of Tindastoll - 19 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists
8. Anthony Odunsi (193-G-92) of Stjarnan - 19 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Cedrick Bowen (198-F-92) of Haukar - 19 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Tryggvi Hlinason (215-C-97) of Thor AK - 11 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Martin
Hermannsson
Martin Hermannsson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - 1 day ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Icelandic who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international guard Martin Hermannsson (190-94). He was the major contributor in Chalons-Reims' victory against the closely-ranked Boulazac Basket in the French ProA in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

Tryggvi
Hlinason
Icelandic pro players in Europe - 4 days 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 - 5 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]


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