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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 15-1 
 2. Valmiera 10-7 
 3. VEF Riga 9-2 
 4. Jekabpils 9-7 
 5. Jurmala 8-10 
 6. Barons Riga 7-8 
 7. Liepaja/Triobet 7-10 
 8. BK Ogre 6-10 
 9. Valka/Valga 3-6 
 10. LU 2-15 
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
LBL2 Standings
Places 1-12
 1. Kekava 11-0 
 2. Turiba 11-0 
 3. ViA 9-2 
 4. Jelgava 8-4 
 5. Marupe 8-5 
 6. RSU 6-5 
 7. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 5-5 
 8. Limbazi 4-7 
 9. RTU 3-9 
 10. Gulbenes Buki 1-9 
 11. Saldus 1-11 
 12. Livani 0-10 
Places 13-21
 1. VeA 8-0 
 2. DSN/SB 5-3 
 3. Valmiera/ORDO-2 4-2 
 4. VEF skola 3-2 
 5. LU/BS Riga 3-3 
 6. Madona 3-4 
 7. Jekabpils II 2-5 
 8. Riga/Ridzene 0-4 
 9. BJBS Riga 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. ViA 2 6-0 
 2. Carnikava 4-2 
 3. Ezerzeme 4-2 
 4. Dartija 3-3 
 5. Salacgriva 3-3 
 6. Jaunpils 2-4 
 7. Memele/Bauskas 1-5 
 8. Pardaugava/Tur. 1-5 
Places 9-16
 1. Darznieks/Cesis 5-1 
 2. Kraslava 4-2 
 3. Rugaju 4-2 
 4. Daugavpils n. 4-2 
 5. Rujiena 4-3 
 6. Saulkrasti 2-4 
 7. Aluksne 1-5 
 8. BJBS Riga 1-6 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/16/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-3 
 2 Umana VE 8-4 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 7-5 
 4 Kataja Basket 6-6 
 5 Avtodor 5-7 
 6 Oradea 5-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 5-7 
 8 Khimik 3-9 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 8-4 
 3 Neptunas 8-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-5 
 5 PAOK 6-6 
 6 Usak 4-8 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 3-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Juventus 8-5 
 4 Strasbourg 7-5 
 5 Cibona 5-7 
 6 Oostende 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 Partizan 8-4 
 3 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 4 AEK Athens 7-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 4-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-8 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/17/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Barons Riga 9-2 
 2 Rapla 8-3 
 3 Nevezis 7-3 
 4 Jurmala 5-6 
 5 Liepaja/Triobet 4-6 
 6 Parnu 3-8 
 7 Barsy Atyrau 0-8 
Group B
 1 P.Zvaigzdes 10-1 
 2 Valmiera 8-2 
 3 Jekabpils 7-4 
 4 BK Ogre 5-6 
 5 TTU 4-6 
 6 Tarvas 2-8 
 7 COR-Borisfen 0-9 
Last:1/13/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 12-1 
 2 Lokomotiv 10-2 
 3 Unics 10-3 
 4 Zenit 9-3 
 5 Khimky 9-3 
 6 VEF Riga 6-5 
 7 Astana 6-6 
 8 Enisey 5-8 
 9 Avtodor 4-8 
 10 N.Novgorod 3-8 
 11 Tsmoki-Minsk 3-9 
 12 Kalev/Cramo 2-10 
 13 Parma 0-13 
Last:1/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tauras JOGELA
  Barons Riga
  (202-PF-93)
  Avg: 16.3
 1. Jogela, Barons Riga16.3 
 2. Laksa, Valmiera15.1 
 3. Blums, VEF Riga15.0 
 4. Kaufmanis, Valmiera14.9 
 5. Geks, Barons Riga14.5 
 6. Saage, Valka/Valga14.3 
 7. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils13.3 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils13.1 
 9. Silavs, Valka/Valga13.1 
 10. Pitts, Valmiera12.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Liepaja/.
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 2. Krestinin, Barons R.7.7 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala7.7 
 4. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.2 
 5. Strelnieks, Jurmala7.1 
 6. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils6.9 
 7. Jonats, Valmiera6.8 
 8. Zakis, Ventspils6.6 
 9. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.6.5 
 10. Raadik, Valka/Valga6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.6.8 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.7 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.9 
 4. Larson, Barons Riga5.5 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.5 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Pitts, Valmiera4.9 
 8. Vitols, BK Ogre4.8 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga4.6 
 10. Dargais, Barons R.4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 3
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.3.0 
 2. Larson, Barons Riga2.3 
 3. Skele, VEF Riga2.3 
 4. Richard, VEF Riga2.0 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.8 
 6. Campbell, Ventspils1.8 
 7. Krestinin, Barons R.1.7 
 8. Sirsnins, Jekabpils1.7 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga1.6 
 10. Deane, Ventspils1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Kaspars BERZINS
  BK Ogre
  (213-PF-85)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Berzins, BK Ogre1.5 
 2. Pollard, Liepaja/.1.4 
 3. Grazulis, Ventspils1.4 
 4. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
 5. Rozitis, Liepaja/.1.1 
 6. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 7. Niedra, BK Ogre0.9 
 8. Rozitis, Jurmala0.9 
 9. Iljins, Jurmala0.8 
 10. Zelionis, Ventspils0.8 
Player of the Week

 Jurijs Aleksejevs
  Jekabpils
  (202-C-112)
  

 Roberts Mednis
  Buki/BJSS
  (205-C-98)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

LU Jan.22 Jekabpils 85%
Valka/Valga 51% Jan.21 Jurmala
Valka/Valga Jan.18 Valmiera 67%
Jurmala 76% Jan.18 LU
Barons Riga Jan.18 Jekabpils 52%
Next Round Schedule

Round 7 (Second Stage)

LU/BS Riga 50% Jan.21 VEF skola
Valmiera/OR Jan.21 Madona 52%
Gulbenes Buk Jan.21 Ogre/Kumho T 83%
RTU Jan.20 Limbazi 62%
DSN/SB 88% Jan.19 Riga/Ridzene
Turiba 55% Jan.18 Kekava
Ogre/Kumho T Jan.18 Jelgava 53%
Marupe 53% Jan.18 ViA
VEF skola 68% Jan.17 Valmiera/OR
VeA 94% Jan.17 Jekabpils I
Saldus Jan.17 RSU 86%
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 70%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 58%
Khimik 50% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 75% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 73%
EWE Baskets 82% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 72%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 59% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 63% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 59%
Group E
AEK Athens 75% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 60%
Spirou 51% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Valmiera 95% Jan.21 COR-Borisfe
Rapla 96% Jan.19 Barsy Atyrau
TTU 91% Jan.19 COR-Borisfe
Nevezis 72% Jan.18 Liepaja/Trio
Parnu 88% Jan.17 Barsy Atyrau
Tarvas 75% Jan.17 COR-Borisfe
Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

Avtodor 73% Jan.22 Tsmoki-Minsk
Enisey Jan.22 Lokomotiv 81%
Kalev/Cramo Jan.22 Khimky 87%
Astana Jan.22 Zenit 57%
N.Novgorod Jan.21 VEF Riga 57%
LBL Round 18: Turiba defeats Jelgava in the closest game of the week - Feb 6, 2012


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The most exciting game of round 18 in the LBL took place in Turiba. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 4th ranked Jelgava (9-9) to seventh ranked Turiba (7-11) 75-72 on Friday evening. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 25-19 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Turiba forced 22 Jelgava turnovers. Center Roberts Mednis (204-89) scored 21 points to lead the charge for the winners and guard Krists Piternieks (202-87, agency: Dynamics Global Management) chipped in 13 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Turiba's coach used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was swingman Edgars Krumins (194-86) with 30 points and 8 rebounds. Turiba have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain seventh position with 7-11 record. Jelgava at the other side keeps the fourth place with nine games lost. Turiba are looking forward to face higher ranked Liepaja (#3) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Jelgava will play against the league's second-placed Ventspils where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
LBL top team - Valmiera (12-7) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed ninth ranked U18 (0-9) in Riga 82-51. Power forward Jekabs Rozitis (206-86) notched a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the effort and Ingus Bankevics supported him with 19 points and 5 rebounds. Even 12 points by guard Edgars Stelmahers (185-94) did not help to save the game for U18. U18's coach gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Valmiera maintains first position with 12-7 record. Newly promoted U18 still closes the standings with nine games lost. Valmiera will play against Latvijas Universitate (#6) in Riga in the next round where they are favorite. U18 will play at home against the league's second-placed Ventspils and hopes to get finally their first victory.
The game in Jurmala was also quite interesting. 7th ranked Turiba (7-11) played at the court of eighth ranked Jurmala (5-13). Jurmala managed to secure a 9-point victory 91-82 on Monday. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Turiba. The best player for the winners was Atis Ozols who scored 23 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Roberts Mednis who recorded 20 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Newly promoted Jurmala maintains eighth position with 5-13 record. Loser Turiba keeps the seventh place with 11 games lost. Jurmala will meet at home bottom-ranked U18 (#9) in the next round. Turiba will play against Liepaja and hope to secure a win.



U18 - Valmiera 51-82

LBL top team - Valmiera (12-7) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed ninth ranked U18 (0-9) in Riga 82-51. The game was mostly controlled by Valmiera. U18 was better in fourth quarter 18-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to U18's 20 and made 16-of-21 charity shots (76.2 percent) during the game. Valmiera forced 19 U18 turnovers and outrebounded them 47-34 including 32 on the defensive glass. Power forward Jekabs Rozitis (206-86) notched a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the effort and the former international swingman Ingus Bankevics (195-85, agency: Players Group) supported him with 19 points and 5 rebounds. Five Valmiera players scored in double figures. Even 12 points by guard Edgars Stelmahers (185-94) did not help to save the game for U18. Guard Toms Leimanis (183-94) added 7 points. U18's coach gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Valmiera maintains first position with 12-7 record. Newly promoted U18 still closes the standings with nine games lost. Valmiera will play against Latvijas Universitate (#6) in Riga in the next round where they are favorite. U18 will play at home against the league's second-placed Ventspils and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Valmiera: I.Bankevics 19+5reb+1ast, J.Rozitis 15+10reb+1ast, J.Lucas 14+2reb+3ast, M.Ziedins 12+3reb, O.Virsis 12+4reb+5ast, V.Veinbergs 4+3reb+3ast
U18: E.Stelmahers 12+4reb+2ast, K.Lasmanis 7+1reb, R.Krastins 7+3reb, T.Leimanis 7+4reb+1ast, K.Muiznieks 5, E.Endzels 4+1reb
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Jurmala - Turiba 91-82

The game in Jurmala was also quite interesting. 7th ranked Turiba (7-11) played at the court of eighth ranked Jurmala (5-13). Jurmala managed to secure a 9-point victory 91-82 on Monday. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Turiba. Turiba trailed by 16 points after 3 quarters before a 26-19 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 82-91 at the end of the game. Jurmala made 24-of-30 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was forward Atis Ozols (198-81) who scored 23 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Guard Davis Coders (182-92) chipped in 17 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was center Roberts Mednis (204-89) who recorded 20 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and guard Janis Antrops (193-91, agency: Interperformances) added 14 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists respectively. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Newly promoted Jurmala maintains eighth position with 5-13 record. Loser Turiba keeps the seventh place with 11 games lost. Jurmala will meet at home bottom-ranked U18 (#9) in the next round. Turiba will play against Liepaja and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Jurmala: A.Ozols 23+5reb+5ast, D.Coders 17+5reb+6ast, E.Jonats 14+9reb, R.Vaikulis 8+1reb+1ast, J.Kosuskins 7+1reb+2ast, E.Indans 6+1reb
Turiba: R.Mednis 20+8reb+2ast, J.Dilevka 15+2reb, J.Antrops 14+7reb+5ast, M.Rudmiezis 9+5reb+3ast, M.Steinbergs 9+1reb+1ast, M.Sokolovs 5+1reb+2ast
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Turiba - Jelgava 75-72

The most exciting game of round 18 in the LBL took place in Turiba. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 4th ranked Jelgava (9-9) to seventh ranked Turiba (7-11) 75-72 on Friday evening. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 25-19 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Turiba forced 22 Jelgava turnovers. Center Roberts Mednis (204-89) scored 21 points to lead the charge for the winners and guard Krists Piternieks (202-87, agency: Dynamics Global Management) chipped in 13 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Turiba's coach used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was swingman Edgars Krumins (194-86) with 30 points and 8 rebounds and American forward Kyle Nelson (203-89, college: Augustana, IL, agency: N.E.T.) scored 12 points and 9 rebounds. Turiba have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain seventh position with 7-11 record. Jelgava at the other side keeps the fourth place with nine games lost. Turiba are looking forward to face higher ranked Liepaja (#3) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Jelgava will play against the league's second-placed Ventspils where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Top scorers:
Turiba: R.Mednis 21+4reb+2ast, K.Piternieks 13+8reb+1ast, M.Rudmiezis 12+6reb+1ast, J.Antrops 8+1reb+4ast, E.Kikuts 8+1reb, J.Dilevka 5+5reb
Jelgava: E.Krumins 30+8reb+1ast, K.Nelson 12+9reb+1ast, K.Kanbergs 9+2reb+3ast, L.Mizis 8+5reb+3ast, A.Duselis 7+3reb, A.Justovics 4
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