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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 5-0 
 2. BK Ogre 4-0 
 3. VEF Riga 1-1 
 4. Jurmala 1-1 
 5. Betsafe/Liepaja 1-1 
 6. Valka/Valga 1-2 
 7. LU 1-3 
 8. Valmiera 1-4 
 9. Jekabpils 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/15/2017
LBL2 Standings
Group A
 1. Jelgava 3-0 
 2. Saldus 2-2 
 3. Kandava 1-1 
 4. Limbazi 1-1 
 5. VeA 1-2 
 6. Riga/Ridzene 0-2 
Group B
 1. LU/BS Riga 2-1 
 2. VEF skola 2-1 
 3. ViA 2-1 
 4. Livani 1-1 
 5. Valkas SI 1-1 
 6. Gulbenes Buki 1-2 
 7. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 0-2 
Group C
 1. Kekava 2-0 
 2. Memele/Bauskas 2-0 
 3. Turiba 2-2 
 4. RSU 1-1 
 5. RTU 1-1 
 6. Madona 0-1 
 7. DSN/SB 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/18/2017
LBL3 Standings
Group A
 1. BS Riga 0-0 
 2. Carnikava 0-0 
 3. Ezerzeme 0-0 
 4. Jekabpils II 0-0 
 5. Rugaju 0-0 
 6. Salacgriva 0-0 
Group B
 1. Daugavpils n. 0-0 
 2. Jaunpils 0-0 
 3. Jelgava II 0-0 
 4. Kraslava 0-0 
 5. Saulkrasti 0-0 
 6. Talsi 0-0 
Group C
 1. Dartija 0-0 
 2. Darznieks/Cesis 0-0 
 3. Riga/Ridzene 0-0 
 4. Rujiena 0-0 
 5. Sigulda 0-0 
 6. ViA 2 0-0 
Last:9/24/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Betsafe/Liepaja 0-0 
 2. Jurmala 0-0 
 3. Parnu 0-0 
 4. Rapla 0-0 
 5. Siauliai 0-0 
 6. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 7. Vytautas 0-0 
Group B
 1. Barsy Atyrau 0-0 
 2. BK Ogre 0-0 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 0-0 
 4. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 5. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 6. TTU 0-0 
 7. Valmiera 0-0 
Last:10/13/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 3-0 
 2 Khimki 3-0 
 3 Unics 2-0 
 4 Zenit 2-1 
 5 Avtodor 1-0 
 6 Lokomotiv 1-0 
 7 N.Novgorod 1-0 
 8 Astana 0-2 
 9 Enisey 0-2 
 10 Kalev/Cramo 0-2 
 11 Parma 0-2 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-2 
 13 VEF Riga 0-2 
Last:10/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Janis POZNAKS
  BK Ogre
  (203-F-83)
  Avg: 19.3
 1. Poznaks, BK Ogre19.3 
 2. Freimanis, Valka/Va.18.7 
 3. Iljins, Valmiera16.6 
 4. Kaufmanis, Valmiera16.2 
 5. Birkans, LU15.8 
 6. Jaunzems, LU15.3 
 7. Eiduks, LU15.0 
 8. Zvigurs, Jurmala15.0 
 9. Jakovics, Ventspils14.8 
 10. Lasenbergs, Valka/Va.14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jurijs ALEKSEJEVS
  Jekabpils
  (202-C-85)
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils11.3 
 2. Freimanis, Valka/Va.9.7 
 3. Benjamin, Betsafe/.9.5 
 4. Iljins, Valmiera8.0 
 5. Mejeris, VEF Riga8.0 
 6. Raadik, Valka/Valga7.0 
 7. Hamilton, Ventspils6.8 
 8. Labuckas, VEF Riga6.0 
 9. Poznaks, BK Ogre5.8 
 10. Miska, Valmiera5.7 
Assists Per Game
 Marcis VITOLS
  BK Ogre
  (183-PG-92)
  Avg: 7
 1. Vitols, BK Ogre7.0 
 2. Birkans, LU6.5 
 3. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.5 
 4. Scott, VEF Riga6.0 
 5. Ubilla, Ventspils5.0 
 6. Leimanis, Betsafe/.4.5 
 7. Plavnieks, Jurmala4.5 
 8. Elksnis, Valmiera4.0 
 9. Lasenbergs, Valka/Va.4.0 
 10. Zebergs, BK Ogre3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Blake HAMILTON
  Ventspils
  (198-G-94)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Hamilton, Ventspils2.6 
 2. Mejeris, VEF Riga2.5 
 3. Benjamin, Betsafe/.2.5 
 4. Krestinin, Jurmala2.5 
 5. Jaunzems, LU2.3 
 6. Leimanis, Betsafe/.2.0 
 7. Bruzas, Valka/Valga2.0 
 8. Lasmanis, Betsafe/.2.0 
 9. Zebergs, BK Ogre1.8 
 10. Magone, Jekabpils1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Marcis SAULITIS
  Jurmala
  (207-C-97)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Saulitis, Jurmala1.5 
 2. Krestinin, Jurmala1.0 
 3. Labuckas, VEF Riga1.0 
 4. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.0 
 5. Gromovs, VEF Riga1.0 
 6. Mezulis, LU1.0 
 7. Bruesewitz, Ventspils1.0 
 8. Niedra, BK Ogre0.8 
 9. Iljins, Valmiera0.6 
 10. Zvigurs, Jurmala0.5 
Player of the Week

 Eduards Hazners
  Valmiera
  ( 192-G-97 )
  

Latvian Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

VEF Riga 61% Oct.25 Valka/Valga
LU 76% Oct.22 Jekabpils
Betsafe/Liep Oct.21 Ventspils 85%
Betsafe/Liep Oct.18 BK Ogre 83%
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Madona Oct.20 RTU 87%
Kandava 58% Oct.20 Limbazi
Livani 51% Oct.20 ViA
Kekava 99% Oct.20 Madona
VeA 81% Oct.19 Riga/Ridzene
RSU Oct.19 Memele/Bausk 75%
Ogre/Kumho T Oct.19 LU/BS Riga 93%
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
First Round Schedule
Siauliai 50% Oct.31 Betsafe/Liep
Parnu 50% Oct.31 Vytautas
TLU/Kalev 50% Oct.31 Barsy Atyrau
Tartu Ulikoo 50% Oct.29 Barsy Atyrau
P.Zvaigzdes 50% Oct.26 TLU/Kalev
TTU 50% Oct.26 Valmiera
Vytautas 50% Oct.25 Tsmoki-Minsk
Jurmala 50% Oct.25 Betsafe/Liep
Rapla 50% Oct.24 Parnu
Siauliai 50% Oct.24 Tsmoki-Minsk
Tartu Ulikoo 50% Oct.24 BK Ogre
Check Full Games/Schedule
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Kalev/Cramo 57% Oct.23 Parma
Zenit 95% Oct.22 VEF Riga
Tsmoki-Minsk 57% Oct.22 Astana
CSKA 64% Oct.22 Avtodor
Lokomotiv 51% Oct.21 Unics
Enisey Oct.21 N.Novgorod 96%
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.  




Eduards
Hazners
Latvian LBL round 3 best performance: Eduards Hazners - 1 day ago
Guard Eduards Hazners (192-G-97) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Valmiera, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 3. The 20-year old player was the main contributor (28 points, four rebounds and three assists) to his team's victory, helping them to edge out Valka/Valga (#6, 1-2) 75-71. Valmiera is placed at 8th position in Latvian LBL. Too late to salvage the team, which is currently ranked such low. They already lost 4 games and recorded j...   [read more]

Carson
Puriefoy
Heidelberg tabs Carson Puriefoy, ex Valmiera - 2 days ago
MLP Academics Heidelberg (ProA) inked 23-year old American point guard Carson Puriefoy (183-79kg-94, college: Stony Brook, agency: Mansfield and Associates). He played most recently at Valmiera/ORDO in Latvian LBL league, but left. In only one game he had very impressive stats: 17 points, 3 rebounds and 1 steal last season. Puriefoy also played 1 game in Baltic League where he recorded 7 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals. His team won AEC Tournament. Puriefoy received All-AEC 1st...   [read more]

Ingus
Jakovics
LBL Round 3: Ventspils keep a leadership position - 2 days ago
Ventspils smashed Jekabpils at home 76-50. Ventspils looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. It was a great evening for the former international point guard Ingus Jakovics (186-93, college: BS Liepaja) who led his team to a victory scoring 14 points and 8 assists. American guard Blake Hamilton (198-94, college: Buffalo) helped adding 10 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals. Ventspils' coach Roberts Stelmahers felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowe...   [read more]


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