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LBL Standings
 1. BK Ogre 1-0 
 2. VEF Riga 1-0 
 3. Ventspils 1-0 
 4. Barons Riga 0-0 
 5. Jurmala 0-0 
 6. LU 0-0 
 7. Valka/Valga 0-0 
 8. Jekabpils 0-1 
 9. Liepaja/Triobet 0-1 
 10. Valmiera 0-1 
Full Standings
Last:9/29/2016
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
 Janis BLUMS
  
  (191-SG-82)
  Avg: 20
 1. Blums, VEF Riga20.0 
 2. Laksa, Valmiera16.0 
 3. Kaufmanis, Valmiera16.0 
 4. Skele, Ventspils15.0 
 5. Meiers, VEF Riga14.0 
 6. Zakis, Ventspils14.0 
 7. Mbodj, Ventspils14.0 
 8. Antrops, Jekabpils14.0 
 9. McMullan, Liepaja/.14.0 
 10. Antrops, BK Ogre13.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ilja GROMOVS
  
  (209-C-94)
  Avg: 10
 1. Gromovs, VEF Riga10.0 
 2. Jonats, Valmiera9.0 
 3. Meiers, VEF Riga8.0 
 4. Mbodj, Ventspils8.0 
 5. Vecvagars, VEF Ri.7.0 
 6. Rozitis, Liepaja/.6.0 
 7. Blaus, Valmiera6.0 
 8. McMullan, Liepaja/.6.0 
 9. Laksa, Valmiera6.0 
 10. Selakovs, Jekabpi.5.0 
Assists Per Game
 Abdul GADDY
  
  (190-G-92)
  Avg: 11
 1. Gaddy, VEF Riga11.0 
 2. Vitols, BK Ogre6.0 
 3. Leimanis, Ventspils6.0 
 4. Sirsnins, Jekabpils6.0 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre6.0 
 6. McMullan, Liepaja/.5.0 
 7. Campbell, Ventspils4.0 
 8. Varanauskas, Valmi.4.0 
 9. Zelionis, Ventspils4.0 
 10. Skele, Ventspils4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Gints ANTROPS
  
  (201-F-82)
  Avg: 4
 1. Antrops, BK Ogre4.0 
 2. Gabrans, Valmiera4.0 
 3. Zelionis, Ventspils3.0 
 4. Leimanis, Ventspils3.0 
 5. Richard, VEF Riga2.0 
 6. Sirsnins, Jekabpils2.0 
 7. Skele, Ventspils2.0 
 8. Mizis, BK Ogre2.0 
 9. Zakis, Ventspils2.0 
 10. Cook, Liepaja/.2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Roberts NIEDRA
  
  (198-G-95)
  Avg: 2
 1. Niedra, BK Ogre2.0 
 2. Poznaks, BK Ogre1.0 
 3. Selakovs, Jekabpils1.0 
 4. Jonats, Valmiera1.0 
 5. Antrops, BK Ogre1.0 
 6. Meiers, VEF Riga1.0 
 7. Kuksiks, Ventspils0.0 
 8. Jansons, VEF Riga0.0 
 9. Helmanis, VEF Riga0.0 
 10. Virsis, Jekabpils0.0 

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Round 1 (Regular Season)

Valka/Valga 57% Sep.29 LU
Jurmala 56% Sep.29 Barons Riga
First Round Schedule
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
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
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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First Round Schedule
Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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First Round Schedule
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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First Round Schedule
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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Armands Skele selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - May 17, 2012


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We bring you last week's top performances from Latvians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Armands Skele
Armands Skele
   #1. This week's number one is former international guard Armands Skele (192-83). He led Kalev/Cramo to an overtime victory over the league leader Tartu Ulikool (25-3) 87-76 in the Estonian KML in Tuesday night's game. Skele was MVP of the game. He scored 17 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 24 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn (23-5) is placed second in the KML. This year Skele averages: 9.2ppg, 3.9rpg, 2.6apg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 54.2%, 3FGP: 39.5% and FT: 44.8% in the 21 games he played so far. He played for the Latvian senior national team three years ago.

Raitis Grafs
Raitis Grafs
   #2. Second place goes to former international center Raitis Grafs (208-81, college: Valparaiso). Grafs led Siauliai to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Rudupis (16-6) crushing them 81-61 in the Lithuanian LKL last Wednesday. He scored 11 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. BC Siauliai (16-6) is placed third in the LKL. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Grafs' overall stats this season are: 7.6ppg, 3.7rpg, 2FGP: 51.4% and FT: 74.2%. He played for the Latvian national team in 2010.

Davis Bertans
Davis Bertans
   #3. The Latvian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Davis Bertans (208-92). Bertans contributed to Partizan's victory against the second-ranked Radnicki Kragujevac (9-3) 82-76 in the Serbian A League on Saturday night. He scored 10 points in 15 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group SuperLiga. BC Partizan MT:S Beograd (10-2) is placed first. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Second Stage. So now every game will be critical. This year Bertans' overall stats are: 4.2ppg, 1.7rpg, 3FGP: 41.2% in the 10 games. He is also a member of the Latvian senior national team.

Janis Strelnieks
Janis Strelnieks
   #4. Guard Janis Strelnieks (191-89), who plays in the Russian PBL could not help Spartak St.Petersburg (9-9) to beat Unics Kazan (8-10). Strelnieks scored 7 points and added 3 passes. Spartak St.Petersburg was defeated 81-75 on the road by the lower-ranked Unics Kazan (#6). It's Strelnieks' first season with the team. His total stats this year are: 5.0ppg and 1.1apg. Strelnieks is also Latvian national team player.

Janis Blums
Janis Blums
   #5. International guard Janis Blums (190-82) was not able to help Gescrap BB (19-15) in their game against Caja Laboral (23-11) in the Spanish ACB. He recorded 5 points in 21 minutes. Gescrap BB lost 73-77 in Vitoria to the higher-ranked (#3) Caja Laboral. Blums has been at the team for four years. This season Blums' total stats are: 5.7ppg and 1.3rpg in the 32 games. He plays currently for the Latvian national team.

Mareks Jurevicus
Mareks Jurevicus
   #6. Swingman Mareks Jurevicus (197-85) was not able to secure a victory for Assi Ostuni (13-15) in their game against Enel Brindisi (18-10) in the Italian Lega2 (second division). Jurevicus did not beat the league record on Wednesday evening. He recorded only 2 points. Assi Ostuni was defeated 80-66 in Brindisi by the higher-ranked Enel (#3). Jurevicus has relatively good stats this season: 13.6ppg, 4.2rpg, 1.7apg and 1.1spg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Latvian National Team roster.


Other top Latvian players, who play abroad:

Rihards Kuksiks (198-G/F-88) plays for Valencia Basket in Spanish ACB
Andris Biedrins (213-C-86) plays for Golden State Warriors in the NBA
Andris Misters (192-G-92) plays for Toronto Raptors in the NBA
Kristaps Valters (190-G-81) plays for Unicaja Malaga in Spanish ACB
Kristaps Porzingis (210-C-95) plays for Cajasol in Spanish ACB
Akselis Vairogs (195-F-85) plays for Slask Wroclaw in Polish PLK
Pavels Veselovs (207-F/C-83) plays for Keravnos in Cypriot Division A
Juris Umbrasko (197-G/F-79) plays for BC Rakvere in Estonian KML
Rinalds Sirsnins (186-PG-85) plays for BC Rakvere in Estonian KML
Arturs Brunins (198-F-82) plays for Neptunas in Lithuanian LKL

Notice: The list above includes only some of the Latvian playing currently abroad. Go to Latvian Abroad Page to see completed list.
  




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Ryan Cook
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Reinis
Strupovics
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