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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 27-5 
 2. Valmiera 21-11 
 3. Jekabpils 18-14 
 4. Barons Riga 16-15 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 15-17 
 6. VEF Riga 14-4 
 7. Jurmala 13-19 
 8. BK Ogre 13-19 
 9. LU 5-26 
 10. Valka/Valga 3-15 
Full Standings
Last:4/17/2017
LBL2 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-12
 1. Kekava 21-1 
 2. Turiba 19-3 
 3. Jelgava 18-4 
 4. ViA 16-6 
 5. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 11-11 
 6. RSU 10-12 
 7. Marupe 10-12 
 8. Limbazi 6-16 
 9. RTU 6-16 
 10. Saldus 6-16 
 11. Livani 5-17 
 12. Gulbenes Buki 4-18 
Places 13-21
 1. VeA 14-2 
 2. LU/BS Riga 13-3 
 3. DSN/SB 11-5 
 4. Madona 11-5 
 5. VEF skola 10-6 
 6. Valmiera/ORDO-2 7-9 
 7. Jekabpils II 3-13 
 8. Riga/Ridzene 2-14 
 9. BJBS Riga 1-15 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/20/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. Ezerzeme 10-4 
 2. Carnikava 10-4 
 3. Jaunpils 8-6 
 4. Dartija 7-7 
 5. Salacgriva 7-7 
 6. ViA 2 7-7 
 7. Memele/Bauskas 6-8 
 8. Pardaugava/Tur. 1-13 
Places 9-16
 1. Kraslava 11-3 
 2. Daugavpils n. 11-3 
 3. Darznieks/Cesis 10-4 
 4. Rujiena 8-6 
 5. Rugaju 5-9 
 6. BJBS Riga 5-9 
 7. Saulkrasti 5-9 
 8. Aluksne 1-13 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/1/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Barons Riga 10-2 
 2. Nevezis 8-4 
 3. Rapla 8-4 
 4. Jurmala 6-6 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 5-7 
 6. Parnu 3-9 
 7. Barsy Atyrau 2-10 
Group B
 1. P.Zvaigzdes 11-1 
 2. Valmiera 9-3 
 3. Jekabpils 8-4 
 4. BK Ogre 6-6 
 5. TTU 5-7 
 6. Tarvas 3-9 
 7. COR-Borisfen 0-12 
Group Q
 1. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 2. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 3. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 4. Vytautas 0-0 
Last:3/2/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1. CSKA 22-2 
 2. Zenit 21-3 
 3. Khimki 19-5 
 4. Lokomotiv 19-5 
 5. Unics 15-9 
 6. Enisey 13-11 
 7. VEF Riga 11-13 
 8. Astana 9-15 
 9. N.Novgorod 8-16 
 10. Avtodor 8-16 
 11. Kalev/Cramo 5-19 
 12. Tsmoki-Minsk 5-19 
 13. Parma 1-23 
Last:4/24/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tyler LARSON
  Barons Riga
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 16.4
 1. Larson, Barons Riga16.4 
 2. Pitts, Valmiera14.9 
 3. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.14.8 
 4. Ausejs, Liepaja/.14.5 
 5. Griffin, Liepaja/.14.4 
 6. Stumbris, Jekabpils14.1 
 7. Blums, VEF Riga14.1 
 8. Jogela, Barons Riga13.4 
 9. Fischer, Valmiera13.3 
 10. Jeromanovs, Jurma.13.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Valmiera
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Fischer, Valmiera8.7 
 2. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala8.4 
 4. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.4 
 5. Krestinin, Barons R.7.3 
 6. Montgomery, Liepaja/.7.2 
 7. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.7.1 
 8. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils6.6 
 9. Meiers, VEF Riga6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.7.2 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.1 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.8 
 4. Pitts, Valmiera5.7 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.7 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Vitols, BK Ogre4.9 
 8. Larson, Barons Riga4.4 
 9. Birkans, LU4.3 
 10. McMullan, Liepaja/.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.2.4 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga1.9 
 3. Richard, VEF Riga1.8 
 4. Krestinin, Barons R.1.5 
 5. Pitts, Valmiera1.5 
 6. Campbell, Ventspils1.5 
 7. Larson, Barons Riga1.4 
 8. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.4 
 9. Mitchell, Valmiera1.4 
 10. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Valmiera
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Fischer, Valmiera1.6 
 2. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
 3. Rozitis, Barons Riga1.2 
 4. Iljins, Jurmala1.0 
 5. Krestinin, Barons R.0.9 
 6. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.8 
 7. Selakovs, Jekabpils0.8 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils0.8 
 9. Grazulis, Ventspils0.8 
Player of the Week

 D'or Fischer
  Valmiera
  ( 211-C-81 )
  

 Rihards Adins
  Turiba
  ( 205-F/C-94 )
  
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Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

CSKA 62% May.26 Lokomotiv
LBL Round 8: Jelgava edges Liepaja by three points - Nov 9, 2012


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The most exciting game of round 8 in the LBL took place in Liepaja. This derby game ended with only three-point home defeat of 6th ranked Liepaja (3-3) to seventh ranked Jelgava (3-3) 81-78 in the game for the fifth place. The guests trailed by 13 points after three quarters before their 27-11 charge, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was forward Lauris Mizis (198-89) who scored 17 points and 9 rebounds. Forward Arturs Duselis (201-89) chipped in 15 points. Lithuanian point guard Ernestas Ezerskis (187-87) produced 14 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists for the hosts. Liepaja's coach Guntis Endzels rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Jelgava moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Liepaja and Jurmala. Jelgava is looking forward to face Turiba (#10) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Liepaja will play against Ventspils (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Jurmala was also worth to mention about. Third ranked Latvijas Universitate (5-3) played at the court of 5th ranked Jurmala (3-3). Latvijas Universitate managed to secure a 8-point victory 84-76. Guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Kristaps Dargais contributed with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Latvijas Universitate's coach Arturs Visockis-Rubenis allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American guard Ken Brown (185-89, college: Philander Smith) replied with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for Jurmala. Latvijas Universitate maintains third position with 5-3 record having just -3 point less than leader VEF Riga. Newly promoted Jurmala keeps the fifth place with three games lost. They share the position with Jelgava and Liepaja. Latvijas Universitate will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Jurmala will play at home against Barons kvartals (#8) in Riga and hopes to get back on the winning track.
A very close game took place in Riga between Barons kvartals and Turiba. Ninth ranked Barons kvartals (2-4) got a very close home victory over 10th ranked Turiba (1-5). Barons kvartals managed to escape with a 2-point win 89-87 on Thursday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of Maris Gulbis who helped to win the game recording 32 points and 8 rebounds. Mikus Sokolovs responded with 22 points. Barons kvartals moved-up to eighth place. Turiba at the other side keeps the tenth position with five games lost. Barons kvartals will meet higher ranked Jurmala (#6) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Turiba will play against Jelgava (#5).
The game with biggest result difference took place in Valmiera. Local Valmiera (5-1) outscored 8th ranked Jekabpils (2-5) 96-55. The winners were led by Janis Kaufmanis who scored that evening 21 points and 5 rebounds. Jekabpils' coach Edgars Teteris gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. Valmiera have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place. Newly promoted Jekabpils dropped to the ninth position with five games lost. Valmiera's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked U18 (#11) in Riga and are hoping to win another game.



Barons kvartals - Turiba 89-87

A very close game took place in Riga between Barons kvartals and Turiba. Ninth ranked Barons kvartals (2-4) got a very close home victory over 10th ranked Turiba (1-5). Barons kvartals managed to escape with a 2-point win 89-87 on Thursday evening. Turiba was trailing by 5 points at halftime but managed to get 3-point lead after three quarters before a 20-15 charge of Barons kvartals, which allowed them to win the game. They made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Portuguese forward Maris Gulbis (202-85, agency: Players Group) who helped to win the game recording 32 points and 8 rebounds and swingman Salvis Metra (195-84) who added 11 points during the contest. Guard Mikus Sokolovs (195-89) responded with 22 points and guard Martins Steinbergs (191-90, agency: FCM) scored 13 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Five Turiba players scored in double figures. Barons kvartals moved-up to eighth place. Turiba at the other side keeps the tenth position with five games lost. Barons kvartals will meet higher ranked Jurmala (#6) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Turiba will play against Jelgava (#5).
Top scorers:
Barons kvartals: M.Gulbis 32+8reb+3ast, D.Zonne 14+1reb+1ast, A.Brunins 11+2reb, S.Metra 11+3reb+2ast, N.Miezis 9+2reb+3ast, J.Rozitis 6+9reb
Turiba: M.Sokolovs 22+4reb+3ast, M.Steinbergs 13+5reb+4ast, J.Kalnins 13+8reb+1ast, M.Rudmiezis 12+8reb+1ast, K.Apsitis 12+3reb+2ast, S.Bets 5+1reb
gschID: 197998


Valmiera - Jekabpils 96-55

The game with biggest result difference took place in Valmiera. Local Valmiera (5-1) outscored 8th ranked Jekabpils (2-5) 96-55. Valmiera had a 38-26 advantage in offensive rebounds. The winners were led by guard Janis Kaufmanis (186-89) who scored that evening 21 points and 5 rebounds and forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) supported him with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Five Valmiera players scored in double figures. Even 8 points and 9 rebounds by Polish center Michal Hlebowicki (204-76) did not help to save the game for Jekabpils. American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) added 10 points and 6 rebounds for the guests. Jekabpils' coach Edgars Teteris gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. Valmiera have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place. Newly promoted Jekabpils dropped to the ninth position with five games lost. Valmiera's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked U18 (#11) in Riga and are hoping to win another game.
Top scorers:
Valmiera: J.Kaufmanis 21+5reb+3ast, J.Porzingis 19+3reb+1ast, V.Iljins 17+7reb+1ast, J.Berzins 14+11reb+1ast, M.Ziedins 13+4reb, R.Gabrans 7+1reb+3ast
Jekabpils: P.Hill jr. 12+2reb+1ast, T.O'Brien 10+6reb, M.Hlebowicki 8+9reb, J.Aleksejevs 8+6reb, O.Virsis 6+4reb+1ast, E.Leja 4+1ast
gschID: 197997


Liepaja - Jelgava 78-81

The most exciting game of round 8 in the LBL took place in Liepaja. This derby game ended with only three-point home defeat of 6th ranked Liepaja (3-3) to seventh ranked Jelgava (3-3) 81-78 in the game for the fifth place. The guests trailed by 13 points after three quarters before their 27-11 charge, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was forward Lauris Mizis (198-89) who scored 17 points and 9 rebounds. Forward Arturs Duselis (201-89) chipped in 15 points. Five Jelgava players scored in double figures. Lithuanian point guard Ernestas Ezerskis (187-87) produced 14 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists and center Toms Leiteris (213-90) added 11 points and 7 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Liepaja's coach Guntis Endzels rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Jelgava moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Liepaja and Jurmala. Jelgava is looking forward to face Turiba (#10) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Liepaja will play against Ventspils (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Jelgava: L.Mizis 17+9reb+1ast, A.Duselis 15+4reb+3ast, A.Justovics 13+3reb+1ast, S.Silavs 11+4reb+5ast, G.Justovics 10+1reb+2ast, E.Krumins 7+3reb+2ast
Liepaja: E.Ezerskis 14+6reb+8ast, R.Magone 12+4reb, T.Leiteris 11+7reb, A.Bricis 9+4reb, A.Ate 9+3reb+3ast, A.Helmanis 8+3reb
gschID: 197996


Jurmala - LU 76-84

The game in Jurmala was also worth to mention about. Third ranked Latvijas Universitate (5-3) played at the court of 5th ranked Jurmala (3-3). Latvijas Universitate managed to secure a 8-point victory 84-76. Jurmala was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Jurmala was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) contributed with a double-double by scoring 10 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Latvijas Universitate's coach Arturs Visockis-Rubenis allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American guard Ken Brown (185-89, college: Philander Smith) replied with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and center Roberts Mednis (204-89) added 16 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Jurmala. Latvijas Universitate maintains third position with 5-3 record having just -3 point less than leader VEF Riga. Newly promoted Jurmala keeps the fifth place with three games lost. They share the position with Jelgava and Liepaja. Latvijas Universitate will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Jurmala will play at home against Barons kvartals (#8) in Riga and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
LU: Z.Peiners 24+5reb+4ast, I.Aizpurs 18+4reb, K.Dargais 10+10reb+4ast, M.Vitols 9+2reb+2ast, K.Strazdins 9+6reb, R.Zebergs 6+2reb+1ast
Jurmala: K.Brown 19+8reb+4ast, R.Mednis 16+10reb+2ast, D.Coders 13, U.Vilums 10+1reb+2ast, A.Ozols 7+5reb+1ast, E.Slesers 6+5reb+4ast
gschID: 197995


  




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