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    SuperLeague Standings
     1. Sigal Prishtina 25-3 
     2. Bashkimi 23-5 
     3. Peja 21-7 
     4. Trepca 17-10 
     5. Ylli 11-16 
     6. Rahoveci 9-19 
     7. Kerasan 2-26 
     8. Vellaznimi 2-26 
    Last:5/24/2017
    Liga e pare Standings
     1. Borea 14-0 
     2. Drita 10-4 
     3. Kosova 10-4 
     4. Lipjani 10-4 
     5. Prishtina e Re 5-9 
     6. Megasports 4-10 
     7. New Born 3-11 
     8. Kacaniku 0-14 
    Last:4/30/2017
    Liga e dyte Standings
     1. Kalaja 5-0 
     2. United Bball 4-1 
     3. Istogu 3-2 
     4. Fushe 2-3 
     5. Vitia 1-4 
     6. Llapi Podujeve 0-5 
    Last:3/3/2017
    FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
    Group K
     1. Chalon 5-1 
     2. Gaziantep 5-1 
     3. Sodertalje 1-5 
     4. Targu Mures 1-5 
    Group L
     1. Demir IBB 5-1 
     2. Antwerp 4-2 
     3. Gravelines 2-4 
     4. Prievidza 1-5 
    Group M
     1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
     2. Vytautas 4-2 
     3. Oberwart 2-4 
     4. Apoel 1-5 
    Group N
     1. Kormend 4-2 
     2. Nanterre 4-2 
     3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
     4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
    Group O
     1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
     2. Alba 4-2 
     3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
     4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
    Group P
     1. Groningen 4-2 
     2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
     3. Enisey 0-0 
     4. Benfica 0-6 
    Group Q
     1. Cibona 0-0 
     2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
     3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
     4. Oostende 0-0 
     5. Oradea 0-0 
     6. Spirou 0-0 
     7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
     8. Usak 0-0 
    Stage One Standings
    Last:2/9/2017
    Balkan League Standings
    Group C
     1 Beroe 5-1 
     2 Kozuv 3-3 
     3 Feni Industries 2-4 
     4 Sutjeska 2-4 
    Group D
     1 Kumanovo 5-1 
     2 Teodo Tivat 3-3 
     3 Peja 3-3 
     4 Karpos Sokoli 1-5 
    Last:3/1/2017
    Stats Leaders
    Points Per Game
     Trae ANDERSON
      Ylli
      (196-SF-)
      Avg: 21.4
     1. Anderson, Ylli21.4 
     2. Zenelaj, Ylli21.3 
     3. Brown, Ylli21.3 
     4. Kovaqi, Vellaznimi20.8 
     5. Black, Bashkimi19.3 
     6. Qallaku, Vellaznimi18.8 
     7. Veseli, Peja17.3 
     8. Hajrizi, Sigal P.17.3 
     9. Zekiqi, Trepca16.9 
     10. Locke, Bashkimi16.2 
    Rebounds Per Game
     Urim ZENELAJ
      Ylli
      (213-C-91)
      Avg: 14.5
     1. Zenelaj, Ylli14.5 
     2. Anderson, Ylli9.2 
     3. Moser, Sigal P.8.2 
     4. Dahlman, Peja8.1 
     5. Sinani, Bashkimi8.0 
     6. Locke, Bashkimi7.2 
     7. Grosha, Ylli7.0 
     8. Matoshi, Vellaznimi6.8 
     9. Black, Bashkimi6.4 
     10. Kapiti, Kerasan6.2 
    Assists Per Game
     Fisnik JUNIKU
      Vellaznimi
      (180-PG-89)
      Avg: 7.7
     1. Juniku, Vellaznimi7.7 
     2. Anderson, Ylli7.0 
     3. Soyebo, Bashkimi6.6 
     4. Morina, Ylli6.0 
     5. Brown, Ylli5.4 
     6. Kemp, Sigal Prishtina5.4 
     7. Mekaj, Peja5.1 
     8. Wise, Trepca4.7 
     9. Ahmetbasic, Peja4.4 
     10. Black, Bashkimi4.4 
    Steals Per Game
     Arian QALLAKU
      Peja
      (195-G-92)
      Avg: 2.5
     1. Qallaku, Peja2.5 
     2. Morina, Ylli2.0 
     3. Kovaqi, Vellaznimi1.9 
     4. Juniku, Vellaznimi1.7 
     5. Deihl, Rahoveci1.7 
     6. Hajrizi, Sigal P.1.7 
     7. Brown, Ylli1.7 
     8. Latifaj, Kerasan1.6 
     9. Soyebo, Bashkimi1.6 
     10. Hinds, Sigal P.1.5 
    Blocks Per Game
     Dardan KAPITI
      Kerasan
      (204-F/C-0)
      Avg: 2
     1. Kapiti, Kerasan2.0 
     2. Zenelaj, Ylli1.6 
     3. Zeka, Vellaznimi0.9 
     4. Reed, Peja0.8 
     5. Muric, Peja0.7 
     6. Grosha, Ylli0.7 
     7. Stutz, Trepca0.7 
     8. Anderson, Ylli0.6 
     9. Veseli, Peja0.6 
     10. Zekiqi, Trepca0.5 

    SuperLeague Round 15 of Regular Season - Jan 22, 2017


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    The most interesting game of round 15 in the SuperLeague was only two-point a home defeat of 3rd placed Bashkimi (10-3) to second ranked Sigal Prishtina (11-2) 65-63 in the game for the second place. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 14-8. But Bashkimi won second period 19-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a great evening for the former international forward Drilon Hajrizi (203-91) who led his team to a victory scoring 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Croatian power forward Nenad Delic (210-84) helped adding 9 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Sigal Prishtina's coach Jeronimo Sarin used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was American forward Kayel Locke (196-94, college: NC-Greensboro) with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds. Sigal Prishtina have an impressive series of eleven victories in a row. Defending champion maintains second place with 11-2 record having just one point less than leader Peja. Bashkimi at the other side keeps the third position with three games lost. Sigal Prishtina are looking forward to face league's leader Peja in Peje in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Bashkimi will play on the road against Kerasan in Prishtina and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
    Bottom-ranked Kerasan (0-15) is still winless. This time they lost on the road their 15th consecutive match to sixth ranked Rahoveci (5-8) 95-76. It was an exceptional evening for forward Artin Gashi (203-93) who led the winners and scored 19 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Altin Morina accounted for 22 points, 6 assists and 4 steals. point guard Alban Latifaj (185-91) came up with 15 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists for Kerasan in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Newly promoted Rahoveci maintains sixth place with 5-8 record. Kerasan lost their fifteenth game in a row. They still close the standings with 15 games lost. Rahoveci will play against Vellaznimi (#7) in Gjakove in the next round. Kerasan will play at home against Bashkimi and hopes to get finally their first victory.
    The game in Suhareke supposed to be also quite interesting. Second ranked Peja (11-1) played at the court of 5th ranked Ylli (6-8). Peja smashed Ylli 97-72 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Ylli. The best player for the winners was Alban Veseli who scored 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Peja's coach Aleksandar Todorov felt very confident that he used 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was Kevin Brown who recorded 27 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Peja. They keep a position of league leader. Loser Ylli keeps the fifth place with eight games lost. Peja will meet at home league's second-placed Sigal Prishtina in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ylli will play against Trepca and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
    Fourth ranked Trepca (10-5) crushed at home 7th ranked Vellaznimi (2-13) by 51 points 107-56, which is the biggest margin this round. It was a good game for Kiel Turpin who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!). Trepca's coach Dimitris Papadopoulos felt very confident that he used entire bench saving starting five for next games. Trepca maintains fourth place with 10-5 record. Vellaznimi lost their third game in a row. They keep the seventh position with 13 games lost. Trepca's next round opponent will be Ylli (#5) in Suhareke. Vellaznimi will play against Rahoveci and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

    The most impressive stats of the last round was 10 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists by Mikaile Tmusic of Bashkimi.

    Ylli - Peja 72-97

    The game in Suhareke supposed to be also quite interesting. Second ranked Peja (11-1) played at the court of 5th ranked Ylli (6-8). Peja smashed Ylli 97-72 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Ylli. The guests trailed by 4 points at the halftime before their 59-30 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Peja looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. The best player for the winners was the former international forward Alban Veseli (202-90) who scored 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. American swingman Lamarcus Reed (196-88, college: Texas Arlington) chipped in 18 points and 5 rebounds. Four Peja players scored in double figures. Peja's coach Aleksandar Todorov felt very confident that he used 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Kevin Brown (190-92, college: New Orleans) who recorded 27 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists and center Ergin Grosha (212-93) added 14 points and 15 rebounds respectively. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Peja. They keep a position of league leader. Loser Ylli keeps the fifth place with eight games lost. Peja will meet at home league's second-placed Sigal Prishtina in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ylli will play against Trepca and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
    Top scorers:
    Peja: A.Veseli 18+5reb+4ast, L.Reed 18+5reb+2ast, A.Hajdari 13+3reb+3ast, N.Dahlman 12+7reb+5ast, A.Tillotson 8+3reb+4ast, M.Ahmetbasic 7+2reb+1ast
    Ylli: K.Brown 27+5reb+7ast, D.Matthews 16+2reb+2ast, E.Grosha 14+15reb+1ast, E.Fetiu 8+5reb+1ast, U.Karanezi 5+6reb, R.Krasniqi 2+1reb+1ast
    gschID: 530061


    Bashkimi - Sigal Prishtina 63-65

    The most interesting game of round 15 in the SuperLeague was only two-point a home defeat of 3rd placed Bashkimi (10-3) to second ranked Sigal Prishtina (11-2) 65-63 in the game for the second place. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 14-8. But Bashkimi won second period 19-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a great evening for the former international forward Drilon Hajrizi (203-91) who led his team to a victory scoring 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Croatian power forward Nenad Delic (210-84) helped adding 9 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Sigal Prishtina's coach Jeronimo Sarin used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was American forward Kayel Locke (196-94, college: NC-Greensboro) with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds and Montenegrin Marko Popovic (200-85) scored 17 points and 8 rebounds. Four Bashkimi players scored in double figures. Sigal Prishtina have an impressive series of eleven victories in a row. Defending champion maintains second place with 11-2 record having just one point less than leader Peja. Bashkimi at the other side keeps the third position with three games lost. Sigal Prishtina are looking forward to face league's leader Peja in Peje in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Bashkimi will play on the road against Kerasan in Prishtina and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
    Top scorers:
    Sigal Prishtina: D.Hajrizi 16+6reb+5ast, J.Hinds 12+2reb+4ast, F.Rugova 9+6reb+1ast, N.Delic 9+6reb+4ast, T.Davis 8+4reb+2ast, G.Rugova 6+4reb+2ast
    Bashkimi: K.Locke 18+10reb+1ast, M.Popovic 17+8reb, N.Korac 13+2reb+4ast, M.Tmusic 10+5reb+5ast, E.Kryeziu 3+2reb, Q.Biraj 2+1reb
    gschID: 530064


    Rahoveci - Kerasan 95-76

    Bottom-ranked Kerasan (0-15) is still winless. This time they lost on the road their 15th consecutive match to sixth ranked Rahoveci (5-8) 95-76. The game was mostly controlled by Rahoveci. Kerasan was better in second period 20-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Rahoveci dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Kerasan's 38. Rahoveci forced 20 Kerasan turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 27 assists comparing to just 13 passes made by Kerasan's players. It was an exceptional evening for forward Artin Gashi (203-93) who led the winners and scored 19 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Point guard Altin Morina (194-94) accounted for 22 points, 6 assists and 4 steals for the winning side. Point guard Alban Latifaj (185-91) came up with 15 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists and Rinor Ahmeti (188-96) added 18 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Kerasan in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Newly promoted Rahoveci maintains sixth place with 5-8 record. Kerasan lost their fifteenth game in a row. They still close the standings with 15 games lost. Rahoveci will play against Vellaznimi (#7) in Gjakove in the next round. Kerasan will play at home against Bashkimi and hopes to get finally their first victory.
    Top scorers:
    Rahoveci: A.Morina 22+2reb+6ast, A.Gashi 19+9reb+4ast, M.Merovci 16+4reb, B.Sharku 12+6reb+2ast, R.Bellinger 8+2reb, V.Bunjaku 8+5reb+8ast
    Kerasan: E.Gashi 19+2reb+1ast, R.Ahmeti 18+5reb, A.Latifaj 15+8reb+6ast, G.Gashi 11+3reb+2ast, K.Mucolli 5+2reb, K.Sadiku 3+5reb+1ast
    gschID: 530063


    Trepca - Vellaznimi 107-56

    Fourth ranked Trepca (10-5) crushed at home 7th ranked Vellaznimi (2-13) by 51 points 107-56, which is the biggest margin this round. The game without a history. Trepca led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 78 of its points in the paint compared to Vellaznimi's 42. They outrebounded Vellaznimi 41-24 including a 31-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a good game for American center Kiel Turpin (213-89, college: Florida St., agency: Three Eye Sports) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!). The former international forward Samir Zekiqi (202-95) contributed with 21 points for the winners. Five Trepca players scored in double figures. Trepca's coach Dimitris Papadopoulos felt very confident that he used entire bench saving starting five for next games. Point guard Musab Mala (185-96) answered with 15 points and 4 assists and guard Atik Koshi (189-99) added 14 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Vellaznimi. Trepca maintains fourth place with 10-5 record. Vellaznimi lost their third game in a row. They keep the seventh position with 13 games lost. Trepca's next round opponent will be Ylli (#5) in Suhareke. Vellaznimi will play against Rahoveci and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
    Top scorers:
    Trepca: S.Zekiqi 21+3reb+1ast, K.Turpin 18+10reb+1ast, J.Wise 15+3reb+3ast, B.Azemi 12+5reb, B.Zekiqi 10+5reb+1ast, E.Stutz 9+3reb+1ast
    Vellaznimi: M.Mala 15+3reb+4ast, A.Koshi 14+5reb+1ast, G.Zeka 9+3reb, L. Berisha 6+5reb, D.Rraci 6+4reb, B.Dardan 4+2reb
    gschID: 530062


      




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