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Serie A Standings
 1. EA7 Armani 10-0 
 2. Grissin Bon RE 8-2 
 3. Umana VE 7-3 
 4. Scandone AV 7-3 
 5. JuveCaserta 7-3 
 6. Betaland Cdo 5-5 
 7. Enel Brindisi 5-5 
 8. Banco di Srd 4-6 
 9. The Flexx PT 4-6 
 10. Dolomiti En. TR 4-6 
 11. Auxilium TO 4-6 
 12. Brescia 4-6 
 13. AV Cantu 3-7 
 14. Openjobmetis V. 3-7 
 15. VL Pesaro 3-7 
 16. Vanoli CR 2-8 
Full Standings
Last:12/5/2016
Serie Standings
East
 1. Virtus Bologna 9-2 
 2. Treviso Basket 9-2 
 3. Mantova 7-4 
 4. F.Kontatto BO 7-4 
 5. Ravenna 7-4 
 6. Roseto 7-4 
 7. Alma Trieste 6-5 
 8. Piacenza 6-5 
 9. Jesi 5-6 
 10. Imola 4-7 
 11. Verona 4-7 
 12. Udine APU 4-7 
 13. Chieti 4-7 
 14. Bondi Ferrara 4-7 
 15. Unieuro Forli 4-7 
 16. Recanati 1-10 
West
 1. Angelico Biella 9-2 
 2. Legnano 8-3 
 3. Tortona 7-4 
 4. Roma Virtus 6-5 
 5. Roma E-basket 6-5 
 6. Lighthouse TR 6-5 
 7. Mens Sana 1871 6-5 
 8. FCM Ferentino 6-5 
 9. Agrigento 5-6 
 10. Rieti 5-6 
 11. Treviglio 5-6 
 12. Latina Basket 5-6 
 13. Agropoli 5-6 
 14. Viola RC 4-7 
 15. Novipiu Casale 3-8 
 16. Scafati 2-9 
Full Standings
Last:12/8/2016
Serie Standings
Group A
 1. Omegna 8-3 
 2. Cecina 7-3 
 3. Valsesia 7-4 
 4. San Miniato 7-4 
 5. Moncalieri 6-4 
 6. Montecatini 6-4 
 7. USE Basket 6-4 
 8. Piombino 6-5 
 9. Fiorentina 5-5 
 10. Varese Robur 5-5 
 11. Siena Virtus 5-6 
 12. Oleggio 5-6 
 13. Bottegone 4-7 
 14. Sangiorgese 4-7 
 15. Domodossola 3-8 
 16. Firenze Enic 1-10 
Group B
 1. Bergamo 9-2 
 2. Piacenza 9-2 
 3. Orzinuovi GaGa 9-2 
 4. Cento 8-3 
 5. Faenza 8-3 
 6. Crema 8-3 
 7. Lecco 7-4 
 8. Desio 5-6 
 9. Padova 5-6 
 10. Vicenza 4-7 
 11. Reggio Emilia 4-7 
 12. Volpino AltoSeb. 3-8 
 13. Milano Urania 3-8 
 14. San Vendemiano 3-8 
 15. Sestu 2-9 
 16. Iseo 1-10 
Group C
 1. Napoli Cuore 11-1 
 2. Valmontone 10-1 
 3. Palestrina 9-2 
 4. Roma Luiss 8-3 
 5. Barcellona 7-4 
 6. Cassino 7-4 
 7. Forli Tigers 6-6 
 8. Catanzaro 4-6 
 9. Teramo 4-6 
 10. Cefalu 4-6 
 11. Roma S.Azzurra 4-7 
 12. Scauri 4-7 
 13. Roma Vis Nova 3-7 
 14. Patti 3-8 
 15. Viterbo SA 2-9 
 16. Maddaloni 1-10 
Group D
 1. Campli 9-1 
 2. Montegrano 9-1 
 3. San Severo 8-3 
 4. Bisceglie 8-3 
 5. Pescara 7-4 
 6. Porto S.Elpidio 7-4 
 7. Rimini 6-4 
 8. Matera 5-5 
 9. Giulianova 5-6 
 10. Ortona 4-7 
 11. Isernia 4-7 
 12. Senigallia 3-7 
 13. Taranto 3-7 
 14. Valdiceppo 3-7 
 15. Monteroni 3-7 
 16. Venafro 0-11 
Full Standings
Last:12/9/2016
Serie C Gold Standings
Emilia Romagna
 1. Ozzano 6-0 
 2. Lugo 6-1 
 3. Ferrara 5-2 
 4. Fiorenzuola 5-2 
 5. San Marino Titans 4-2 
 6. Bologna Salus 3-3 
 7. Imola 3-3 
 8. Bologna Basket 3-4 
 9. Bertinoro 2-2 
 10. San Lazzaro 2-5 
 11. Modena 1-5 
 12. Pol.Arena 1-5 
 13. Bologna Pontev. 0-7 
Lazio
 1. Roma San Paolo 6-1 
 2. Roma Tiber 6-1 
 3. Civitavecchia 5-2 
 4. Fondi Oasi 5-2 
 5. Formia Fabiani 5-2 
 6. Roma Alfa O. 5-2 
 7. Aprilia 4-3 
 8. Frascati 4-3 
 9. Roma APDB 3-4 
 10. Anzio 2-5 
 11. Roma Smit 2-5 
 12. Roma Petriana 1-6 
Lombardia A
 1. Pavia 7-0 
 2. Vigevano 7-0 
 3. Garbagnate 4-3 
 4. Nerviano 4-3 
 5. Cermenate 3-4 
 6. Lungavilla 3-4 
 7. Milano Basiglio 3-4 
 8. Milano Opera 3-4 
 9. Milano Pall. 3-4 
 10. Gazzada 2-2 
 11. Saronno 2-5 
 12. Valceresio 1-3 
 13. Cislago 0-4 
Lombardia B
 1. Bernareggio 5-2 
 2. Olginate 5-2 
 3. Romano di Lomb. 5-2 
 4. Calolzio Corte 4-3 
 5. Corona Platina 4-3 
 6. Cremona 4-3 
 7. Gardone Val Tr. 4-3 
 8. Cernusco 3-4 
 9. Lissone 3-4 
 10. Lumezzane 3-4 
 11. Manerbio 3-4 
 12. Pizzighettone 3-4 
 13. Lierna 2-5 
 14. Agrate Brianza 1-6 
Piemonte
 1. Alba 6-0 
 2. Torino Crocetta 5-1 
 3. Collegno 4-2 
 4. PNC Cirie 4-2 
 5. Torino CUS 4-2 
 6. Trecate 4-2 
 7. Borgomanero 2-1 
 8. Savigliano 2-4 
 9. Bra BT 71 1-2 
 10. Alessandria Bask. 1-5 
 11. Casale 1-5 
 12. Fossano 1-5 
 13. Saluzzo 1-5 
 14. Torino 1-5 
Toscana
 1. Castelfiorentino 6-1 
 2. Empoli Lai 6-1 
 3. Lucca Geonova 6-1 
 4. Livorno DBosco 5-2 
 5. Livorno Pielle 5-2 
 6. Agliana 4-3 
 7. Valdisieve 4-3 
 8. Altopascio 3-4 
 9. Carrara CMC 3-4 
 10. Certaldo 3-4 
 11. Folgore 3-4 
 12. Posal Sesto SG 3-4 
 13. Prato 3-4 
 14. Libertas Liburnia 2-5 
 15. Montale 2-5 
 16. Cantini Lorano 1-6 
Veneto FVG
 1. Jesolo S.Dona 6-1 
 2. Oderzo 6-1 
 3. Arzignano 5-2 
 4. Caorle 4-3 
 5. Codroipo 4-3 
 6. Corno di Ros. 4-3 
 7. Monfalcone 4-3 
 8. Dueville 3-4 
 9. Montebelluna 3-4 
 10. Padova Unione 3-4 
 11. Trieste Jadran 3-4 
 12. Bassano 2-5 
 13. Mestre 2-5 
 14. Castelfranco Ven. 0-7 
Last:11/18/2016
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 10-1 
 2 Fenerbahce 8-3 
 3 Real Madrid 8-3 
 4 Olympiacos 7-4 
 5 Baskonia 7-4 
 6 Anadolu Efes 6-5 
 7 Panathinaikos 6-5 
 8 FC Barcelona 5-6 
 9 Darussafaka 5-6 
 10 Maccabi T-A 5-6 
 11 Zalgiris 4-7 
 12 Crvena Zvezda 4-7 
 13 EA7 Armani 4-7 
 14 Brose Bask. 3-8 
 15 Galatasaray 3-8 
 16 Unics 3-8 
Last:12/9/2016
Points Per Game
 Marcus LANDRY
  
  (201-F-85)
  Avg: 20.4
 1. Landry, Brescia20.4 
 2. M'Baye, Enel B.20.0 
 3. White, Auxilium TO18.8 
 4. Ragland, Scandone.17.9 
 5. Jones, VL Pesaro17.6 
 6. Holloway, Vanoli C.17.5 
 7. Aradori, Grissin17.4 
 8. Della Valle, Griss.17.3 
 9. Sosa, JuveCaserta17.0 
 10. Scott, Enel Brind.17.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jarrod JONES
  
  (205-C/F-90)
  Avg: 10.2
 1. Jones, VL Pesaro10.2 
 2. Anosike, Openjobm.9.6 
 3. Washington, Auxili.9.2 
 4. White, Auxilium TO8.9 
 5. Thomas, Vanoli CR8.0 
 6. Jefferson, Dolomit.7.9 
 7. Johnson, AV Cantu7.8 
 8. Watt, JuveCaserta7.8 
 9. Pelle, Openjobm.7.0 
 10. Peric, Umana VE6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Bruno FITIPALDO
  
  (183-PG-91)
  Avg: 7.6
 1. Fitipaldo, Betalan.7.6 
 2. Waters, AV Cantu7.5 
 3. Vitali, Brescia6.7 
 4. Sosa, JuveCaserta6.3 
 5. Wright, Auxilium.6.1 
 6. Ragland, Scandone.6.1 
 7. Maynor, Openjobm.5.4 
 8. Moore, The F.5.3 
 9. Green, Scandone AV4.7 
 10. Moore, Enel Brind.4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Corey HAWKINS
  
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Hawkins, The F.2.5 
 2. Craft, Dolomiti.2.1 
 3. Moss, Brescia2.0 
 4. Ragland, Scandone.1.9 
 5. Green, Scandone AV1.8 
 6. Bostic, JuveCaser.1.7 
 7. Peric, Umana VE1.6 
 8. Lighty, Dolomiti.1.6 
 9. Burns, Brescia1.6 
 10. Washington, Auxil.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Norvel PELLE
  
  (208-F-93)
  Avg: 3.4
 1. Pelle, Openjobm.3.4 
 2. Watt, JuveCaserta2.1 
 3. Cervi, Grissin2.1 
 4. Johnson, AV Cantu1.8 
 5. Biligha, Vanoli CR1.5 
 6. Lawal, AV Cantu1.4 
 7. Thomas, Vanoli CR1.3 
 8. Crosariol, The F.1.2 
 9. Agbelese, Enel B.1.1 
 10. Nnoko, VL Pesaro1.0 
Player of the week

 Joe Ragland
  Scandone AV
  (182-PG-)
  

 Tony Easley
  Roma E-basket
  (206-C-90)
  

 Simone Bagnoli
  Cassino
  (205-F/C-100)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 11 (Regular Season)

Umana VE Dec.11 EA7 Armani 58%
Banco di Srd Dec.11 Dolomiti En 55%
Openjobmetis Dec.11 Grissin Bon 85%
AV Cantu Dec.11 Scandone AV 74%
VL Pesaro Dec.11 Enel Brindis 52%
Betaland Cdo 58% Dec.11 The Flexx P
Auxilium TO Dec.11 JuveCaserta 55%
Brescia 70% Dec.11 Vanoli CR
Next Round Schedule

Round 12 (Regular Season)

East
Piacenza 54% Dec.11 F.Kontatto
Imola 51% Dec.11 Ravenna
Recanati Dec.11 Treviso Bsk 94%
Roseto 55% Dec.11 Jesi
Alma Trieste 52% Dec.11 Mantova
Udine APU 57% Dec.11 Bondi Ferrar
Verona 57% Dec.11 Chieti
Virtus Bolog 87% Dec.11 Unieuro Forl
West
Roma E-baske 73% Dec.11 Treviglio
FCM Ferenti 62% Dec.11 Agrigento
Latina Bsk 55% Dec.11 Viola RC
Legnano 57% Dec.11 Agropoli
Rieti 50% Dec.11 Roma Virtus
Scafati Dec.11 Angelico Bie 91%
Tortona 64% Dec.11 Novipiu Casa
Lighthouse 70% Dec.11 Mens Sana 18
Next Round Schedule

Round 12 (Regular Season)

Group A
San Miniato 87% Dec.11 Firenze Enic
Domodossola Dec.11 Varese Robur 52%
Piombino Dec.11 Omegna 52%
Cecina 59% Dec.11 USE Basket
Sangiorgese Dec.11 Valsesia 67%
Fiorentina 66% Dec.10 Oleggio
Siena Virtus 50% Dec.10 Moncalieri
Bottegone Dec.10 Montecatini 56%
Group B
Crema Dec.11 Orzinuovi Ga 53%
Sestu Dec.11 Lecco 83%
Cento Dec.11 Piacenza 55%
Padova 74% Dec.11 Volpino Alto
Bergamo 61% Dec.11 Faenza
S.Vendemiano Dec.10 Desio 55%
Iseo Dec.10 Reggio Emili 58%
Milano Urani Dec.10 Vicenza 59%
Group C
Barcellona Dec.11 Palestrina 61%
Roma Vis Nov Dec.11 Roma Luiss 72%
Valmontone 84% Dec.11 Catanzaro
Cefalu 68% Dec.11 Viterbo SA
Maddaloni Dec.11 Teramo 70%
Roma S.Azzur 61% Dec.10 Scauri
Scafati Cesa 50% Dec.10 Patti
Cassino Dec.10 Napoli Cuore 63%
Forli Tigers 50% Dec.10 Patti
Group D
Giulianova 93% Dec.11 Venafro
Porto S.Elpi Dec.11 Montegrano 59%
Pescara 82% Dec.11 Valdiceppo
Bisceglie Dec.11 Rimini 55%
Ortona 72% Dec.11 Senigallia
Monteroni Dec.11 Isernia 58%
San Severo Dec.11 Campli 53%
Taranto Dec.10 Matera 64%
Next Round Schedule

Round 12 (Regular Season)

CSKA 83% Dec.16 FC Barcelona
Galatasaray 54% Dec.16 EA7 Armani
Panathinaiko Dec.16 Fenerbahce 59%
Brose Bask. Dec.15 Anadolu Efes 61%
Crvena Zvezd 55% Dec.15 Maccabi T-A
Darussafaka Dec.15 Real Madrid 65%
Unics Dec.15 Baskonia 72%
Zalgiris Dec.15 Olympiacos 53%
Keith Langford's Crazy Summer - Jul 4, 2012


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Sportando's David Pick sheds light on Keith Langford (193-G/F-83, college: Kansas)'s NBA and European offers, problems with Khimki Moscow, conversations with Ettore Messina, text messages with David Blatt, interest from Barcelona and Malaga, committing to Fenerbahce Ulker and how he ended up in Milano.

Nearly three months ago, after capitalizing an outstanding Adriatic League title and Final Four Most Valuable Player honors, Maccabi Tel Aviv executives reached out to Nick Lotsos, Keith Langford's Greek-American agent. "We want Keith to play for Maccabi for the next two season."

Langford, a former NCAA noteworthy Jayhawk and until recent -- most abhorrent guard in Europe -- looked to keep hooping in Israel.

The two sides' agreement stated Langford would earn an estimated $1.1 million next season. Problem was, due to Langford's triple title season (Adriatic League champion, Israeli League champion and Israeli League Cup holder), his outstanding Euroleague run, and the fact that his market value was increasing quickly, Langford preferred to test free agent waters and declined Maccabi's two year, $2 million proposal.

According to Tel Aviv's first bid, the 28-year-old Langford would earn $800,000 next season and $1.2 million during the 2013-14 season.

Firstly, when joining Maccabi in October 2011, Langford's stint in Israel looked far from promising. After overcoming a torn MCL in his right knee, Langford played spotty backup minutes so that Jordan Farmar, Theodoros Papaloukas and Euroleague rookie Yogev Ohayon could get a breather. Maccabi fans felt cheated by Langford's poor performances.

Yet with the NBA lockout ending, Farmar returned to the United States and Langford found his rhythm, blossoming into one of the most dominant guards throughout Europe, en route to leading Tel Aviv to the Elite 8 Euroleague playoffs series versus Greek giant Panathinaikos.

Despite the Greeks clinching a 3-2 series victory, the left-handed Langford topped his regular Euroleague season numbers with 13.4 points, 2.4 boards and 2.4 dimes per game while toying with elite European defenders in Dimitris Diamantidis, Nick Calathes and Romain Sato.

The versatile explosive guard recorded Euroleague season averages of 11 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game and would raise his scoring and rebounding figures in the Israeli competition to season highs of 14.2 points and 4 boards per contest.

While other European teams took firm interest in Langford, Lotsos told Maccabi to upped their bidding. After a number of team management meetings, Tel Aviv owner Danny Federman and Chairman Shimon Mizrahi decided to raise their offer by an extra $100,000. After consulting Lotsos, Langford turned it down.

However, the European market was moving slow and Langford's "problematic" history with Russian organization Khimki Moscow began to haunt him. "Teams were asking for a detailed desc ription about Keith's situation in Moscow. They wanted to know what happened, and his (harmful) history started catching up," said one source close to the player. In addition, "Teams looked for details on Keith's interaction on and off the court in Tel Aviv," said another source.

In March 2011, Langford signed a two year contract extension with Khimki, worth a guaranteed $4.5 million, only to have it vetoed during September that year. The former Russian League All-Star dealt not only with several season injuries, but with animosity from Khimki as well.

"People were curios to know what happened in Russia," Langford told Sportando from his home in Austin, Texas. "Every team asked about my history with Khimki, including a few NBA teams. It didnt have an effect in the long run, but it intimidated some people. They became more cautious," he said.

Undisclosed NBA teams that had Langford on their recruiting radar asked for a background desc ription on his European history. Langford's NBA interest included several NBA Summer League invites and two partial guaranteed offers from two Eastern Conference Playoffs organizations. One of them causing Langford, a two time Big 12 Conference regular season champion, to seriously consider. "He was really thinking of accepting one of the NBA offers, but at this point in his career he decided to keep climbing the European ladder," said the first source.

That said, Langford's Euroleague interest began to heat up after a phone call conversation between (then) Los Angeles Lakers' Consultant Ettore Messina and Lotsos. "Langford is a name that really interest me. Let's open negotiations after I officially sign with CSKA Moscow," said Messina.

Later on, Langford understood that Messina and CSKA were building around Serbian point guard Milos Teodosic (also Lotsos' client). Knowing Teodosic's style of play and amount of ball handling he requires, Lotsos thought it be best if Langford found his own niche.

After netting 17 points in the Israeli Semi-finals victory over Hapoel Holon on May 22nd, Langford was the last player to leave Nokia Arena. Around 00:20am, some 80 minutes after the final buzzer sounded, Langford was showered with love by dozens of young Maccabi supporters while heading to his Nissan Qashqai vehicle.

The multitalented scorer appreciated the yellow-and-blue support and paid the same respect to David Blatt throughout the summer. "Blatt and I spoke a number of times this summer," said Langford. "He's dealt with situations like these before and he was real relaxed. After finalizing things with Milano, I texted him and thanked him for everything he's helped me with this past season. He wished me the best of luck," Langford commented.

During the first weeks of June, Spanish Barcelona Regal was looking to make a move for the nifty combo guard and had scheduled a post season meeting in Spain with Lotsos. However, later that month, Langford was required to inform Maccabi on whether or not he would extend his contract. With time running out and Barcelona unwilling to make a decision, Langford moved on.

Then, Lotsos received notice from a Spanish area code. Unicaja Malaga representatives were on the other line asking, "What would it take for Keith to wear green next season?"

The mid-level Euroleague team would fail to land Langford and after negotiating with most of the Turkish Euroleague teams, in addition to Italian Armani Milano, Langford verbally committed to Fenerbahce Ulker last week.

Here comes the turning point.

Langford's people called Milano's General Manager Gianluca Pascucci and had thanked him for their offer, adding that they were going in a different direction. The thought of reuniting head coach Sergio Scariolo and Langford wasn't one the Italians were willing the pass out on. According to team sources, "Milano offered Langford almost $500,000 more than their final proposal."

"We believed Keith was going to end up in Turkey," sources with information of the player's deal said. "His decision came down to one of those two teams being the best fit, and he was going to go to Turkey. Fenerbahce made it a difficult choice but it was a last second mind changing decision and Milano made the deal much sweeter," added the source.

After signing his multi-year, $3.2 million contract, Langford had coach Scariolo's cellular number locked into his phone and reached out to the Italian. "I didnt talk to coach Scariolo until after I signed the paperwork on Saturday. I called him and said 'let's get going," he said.

Along with newly acquired Richard Hendrix, Langford hopes "Malik (Hairston) stays," and "Builds a team that is ready to compete for the Euroleague final four."

Langford will arrive in Milan, Italy, sometime within the next week for physical evaluations.


Courtesy of Sportando.net   




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Montano
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Bisconti
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