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LBL Standings
 1. Barons Riga 0-0 
 2. BK Ogre 0-0 
 3. Jekabpils 0-0 
 4. Jurmala 0-0 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 0-0 
 6. LU 0-0 
 7. Valka/Valga 0-0 
 8. Valmiera 0-0 
 9. VEF Riga 0-0 
 10. Ventspils 0-0 
Last:9/10/2016
LBL2 Standings
Group A
 1. Jelgava 0-0 
 2. Kekava 0-0 
 3. Limbazi 0-0 
 4. Riga/Ridzene 0-0 
 5. Saldus 0-0 
 6. VeA 0-0 
 7. VEF skola 0-0 
Group B
 1. Buki/BJSS 0-0 
 2. DSN/SB 0-0 
 3. LU/BS Riga 0-0 
 4. Madona 0-0 
 5. RSU 0-0 
 6. RTU 0-0 
 7. ViA 0-0 
Group C
 1. BJBS Riga 0-0 
 2. Jekabpils II 0-0 
 3. Livani 0-0 
 4. Marupe 0-0 
 5. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 0-0 
 6. Turiba 0-0 
 7. Valmiera/ORDO-2 0-0 
Last:9/19/2016
LBL3 Standings
Group A
 1. Aluksne 0-0 
 2. Dartija 0-0 
 3. Daugavpils n. 0-0 
 4. Jaunpils 0-0 
 5. Pardaugava/Tur. 0-0 
 6. Rugaju 0-0 
 7. Rujiena 0-0 
 8. ViA 2 0-0 
Group B
 1. BJBS Riga 0-0 
 2. Carnikava 0-0 
 3. Darznieks/Cesis 0-0 
 4. Ezerzeme 0-0 
 5. Kraslava 0-0 
 6. Memele/Bauskas 0-0 
 7. Salacgriva 0-0 
 8. Saulkrasti 0-0 
Last:9/19/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Cedevita 0-0 
 2. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 3. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 4. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 4. Khimky 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 4. Unicaja 0-0 
 5. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 2. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 3. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 4. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 5. Valencia 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Brussels 0-0 
 3. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. Targu Mures 0-0 
 2. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 3. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Barons Riga 0-0 
 2. Barsy Atyrau 0-0 
 3. Jurmala 0-0 
 4. Liepaja/Triobet 0-0 
 5. Nevezis 0-0 
 6. Parnu 0-0 
 7. Rapla 0-0 
Group B
 1. BK Ogre 0-0 
 2. COR-Borisfen 0-0 
 3. Jekabpils 0-0 
 4. P.Zvaigzdes 0-0 
 5. Tarvas 0-0 
 6. TTU 0-0 
 7. Valmiera 0-0 
Last:9/8/2016
VTB United League Standings
 1. Astana 0-0 
 2. Avtodor 0-0 
 3. CSKA 0-0 
 4. Enisey 0-0 
 5. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 6. Khimky 0-0 
 7. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 8. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 9. Parma 0-0 
 10. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 11. Unics 0-0 
 12. VEF Riga 0-0 
 13. Zenit 0-0 
Last:9/19/2016
Points Per Game
 Willie DEANE
  Ventspils
  (188-PG-80)
  Avg: 15.9
 1. Deane, Ventspils15.9 
 2. Aleksejevs, Valka/.15.7 
 3. Berkis, Valka/Valga15.5 
 4. Richard, Liepaja/.14.8 
 5. Apsitis, BK Ogre14.6 
 6. Larson, Jekabpils14.5 
 7. Zack, Liepaja/.14.0 
 8. Plavnieks, Jelgava13.9 
 9. Gluditis, Barons R.13.8 
 10. Bostic, VEF Riga13.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Steve ZACK
  Liepaja/.
  (211-C-92)
  Avg: 11.9
 1. Zack, Liepaja/.11.9 
 2. Aleksejevs, Valka/.9.2 
 3. Hipp, Barons Riga9.2 
 4. Rutkauskas, Jekab.7.8 
 5. Kumpys, Jekabpils7.6 
 6. Harrellson, VEF R.7.3 
 7. Krumins, LU7.2 
 8. Smith, Jurmala7.1 
 9. Mejeris, VEF Riga6.6 
 10. Freimanis, Barons6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Ludvig HAKANSON
  Sevilla
  (190-PG-96)
  Avg: 6.1
 1. Hakanson, Sevilla6.1 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.5.6 
 3. Deane, Ventspils5.1 
 4. Cruz, VEF Riga4.9 
 5. Mitchell, Valmiera4.5 
 6. Vitols, BK Ogre4.4 
 7. Sirsnins, Jekabpils4.3 
 8. Larson, Jekabpils4.1 
 9. Skele, Valmiera4.0 
 10. Leimanis, Liepaja.3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Kristo SAAGE
  Valka/Valga
  (187-PG-85)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Saage, Valka/Valga1.9 
 2. Deane, Ventspils1.8 
 3. Jeromanovs, Jurma.1.8 
 4. Larson, Jekabpils1.7 
 5. Kanbergs, Valka/Va.1.6 
 6. Pitts, Ventspils1.6 
 7. Richard, Liepaja/.1.6 
 8. Mitchell, Valmiera1.5 
 9. Antrops, Liepaja/.1.4 
 10. Bostic, VEF Riga1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Carl HIPP
  Barons Riga
  (206-C-89)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Hipp, Barons Riga1.9 
 2. Smith, Jurmala1.5 
 3. Harrellson, VEF R.1.5 
 4. Cavars, Liepaja/.1.4 
 5. Zack, Liepaja/.1.2 
 6. Nankivil, Betaland.1.0 
 7. Grazulis, Ventspils1.0 
 8. Gromovs, Jurmala1.0 
 9. Rozitis, Valmiera0.9 
 10. Krumins, LU0.8 

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Valka/Valga 50% Sep.29 LU
Jurmala 50% Sep.29 Barons Riga
Ventspils 50% Sep.28 Jekabpils
VEF Riga 50% Sep.28 Liepaja/Trio
BK Ogre 50% Sep.28 Valmiera
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LU/BS Riga 58% Oct.9 Madona
Ogre/Kumho T 58% Oct.8 Turiba
BJBS Riga 60% Oct.8 Marupe
ViA 55% Oct.7 LU/BS Riga
Livani 56% Oct.7 Jekabpils I
Limbazi 58% Oct.7 Riga/Ridzene
Kekava 60% Oct.7 VEF skola
RSU 54% Oct.6 Buki/BJSS
Valmiera/OR 57% Oct.5 Turiba
DSN/SB 60% Oct.5 RTU
Ogre/Kumho T 56% Oct.5 Marupe
Saldus 58% Oct.4 VEF skola
Kekava 55% Oct.4 Jelgava
Jekabpils I 55% Oct.4 BJBS Riga
Turiba 57% Oct.1 Valmiera/OR
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Group A
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Group B
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Fuenlabrada
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Group D
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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P.Zvaigzdes 50% Oct.12 TTU
Rapla 50% Oct.12 Nevezis
Barons Riga 50% Oct.12 Liepaja/Trio
Valmiera 50% Oct.11 Tarvas
Parnu 50% Oct.11 Nevezis
BK Ogre 50% Oct.11 Jekabpils
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Avtodor 50% Oct.7 N.Novgorod
Enisey 50% Oct.6 CSKA
Astana 50% Oct.5 Unics
Zenit 50% Oct.5 Kalev/Cramo
Unics 50% Oct.2 N.Novgorod
Astana 50% Oct.2 Avtodor
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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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