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LBL Standings
 1. BK Ogre 5-0 
 2. Ventspils 5-0 
 3. VEF Riga 2-1 
 4. Betsafe/Liepaja 1-2 
 5. Jurmala 1-2 
 6. Valka/Valga 1-2 
 7. LU 1-3 
 8. Valmiera 1-4 
 9. Jekabpils 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/19/2017
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 75% Oct.25 Valka/Valga
LU 76% Oct.22 Jekabpils
Betsafe/Liep Oct.21 Ventspils 86%
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
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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%
LBL Round 9 of Regular Season - Nov 11, 2012


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Davis Geks
Second-best Valmiera (5-2) fell to eleventh ranked U18 (1-4) in overtime by four points 80-84. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Valmiera. The best player for the winners was Davis Geks (190-G-95) who scored 30 points and 5 rebounds. U18's coach Nikolajs Mazurs allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Newly promoted U18 maintains eleventh place with 1-4 record. Valmiera at the other side keeps the second position with two games lost. U18's next round opponent will be higher ranked Turiba (#9) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Barons kvartals (#8) forced the game against Jurmala (#6) into an overtime, but lost by four points 83-87 on Saturday night. It was a good game for Roberts Mednis who led his team to a victory with 19 points and 5 rebounds. Jurmala's coach Jevgenijs Kosuskins used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Jurmala (4-3) moved-up to fifth place. Loser Barons kvartals keep the eighth position with five games lost. Jurmala will face higher ranked Latvijas Universitate (#3) in Riga in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.

U18 - Valmiera 84-80 OT

Second-best Valmiera (5-2) fell to eleventh ranked U18 (1-4) in overtime by four points 80-84. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Valmiera. The hosts were already 12 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 28-16 Valmiera's run in the last quarter tied the game, leading to overtime which they eventually won 13-9. 24 personal fouls committed by Valmiera helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was guard Davis Geks (190-95) who scored 30 points and 5 rebounds. Center Andzejs Pasecniks (211-95) chipped in 20 points and 7 rebounds. U18's coach Nikolajs Mazurs allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. At the other side the best for losing team was power forward Artjoms Butjankovs (205-91, agency: FCM) who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds and the former international forward Janis Porzingis (201-82, agency: Interperformances) added 18 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Five Valmiera players scored in double figures. Newly promoted U18 maintains eleventh place with 1-4 record. Valmiera at the other side keeps the second position with two games lost. U18's next round opponent will be higher ranked Turiba (#9) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
U18: D.Geks 30+5reb+2ast, A.Pasecniks 20+7reb, A.Ginters 10+7reb+3ast, K.Plavnieks 9+6reb+5ast, K.Gluditis 5+2reb+1ast, R.Stradnieks 4+3reb
Valmiera: J.Porzingis 18+7reb+3ast, A.Butjankovs 16+15reb, M.Ziedins 11+8reb, R.Gabrans 11+1reb+1ast, J.Kaufmanis 11+2reb+2ast, V.Iljins 6+3reb
gschID: 198002


Jurmala - Barons kvartals 87-83 OT

Barons kvartals (#8) forced the game against Jurmala (#6) into an overtime, but lost by four points 83-87 on Saturday night. The hosts were tied at the half and again at the end of regular time. But they managed to win overtime period 14-10. Jurmala forced 25 Barons kvartals turnovers. Barons kvartals were plagued by 32 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for center Roberts Mednis (204-89) who led his team to a victory with 19 points and 5 rebounds. American guard Ken Brown (185-89, college: Philander Smith) contributed with 14 points and 8 assists for the winners. Four Jurmala players scored in double figures. Jurmala's coach Jevgenijs Kosuskins used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Portuguese forward Maris Gulbis (202-85, agency: Players Group) answered with 34 points (!!!) (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) and swingman Salvis Metra (195-84) added 15 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists in the effort for Barons kvartals. Jurmala (4-3) moved-up to fifth place. Loser Barons kvartals keep the eighth position with five games lost. Jurmala will face higher ranked Latvijas Universitate (#3) in Riga in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Jurmala: R.Mednis 19+5reb+1ast, D.Coders 18+6reb, A.Ozols 18+3ast, K.Brown 14+2reb+8ast, U.Vilums 6+2reb, J.Dilevka 6+5reb+1ast
Barons kvartals: M.Gulbis 34+4reb+1ast, S.Metra 15+8reb+6ast, A.Brunins 9+4reb+1ast, J.Rozitis 7+11reb+1ast, A.Epners 7+3reb, N.Miezis 5+5reb+3ast
gschID: 198001


Ventspils - Liepaja 82-62

No shocking result in a game when fourth ranked Ventspils (4-1) crushed at home 7th ranked Liepaja (3-4) 82-62 on Saturday. The game without a history. Ventspils led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Liepaja's 26 and made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. Liepaja was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for American guard Folarin Campbell (192-86, college: George Mason) who led his team to a victory with 17 points and 4 steals. The former international power forward Ronalds Zakis (207-87) contributed with 13 points for the winners. point guard Ingus Jakovics (185-93) answered with 14 points and guard Artis Ate (191-89) added 11 points in the effort for Liepaja. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Ventspils maintains fourth place with 4-1 record. Liepaja lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the sixth position with four games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Ventspils: F.Campbell 17+3reb+1ast, R.Zakis 13+4reb+3ast, D.Sims 10+1reb+2ast, A.Berzins 9+2reb+1ast, M.Meiers 8+4reb, M.Laksa 7+2reb+2ast
Liepaja: I.Jakovics 14+1reb+3ast, A.Ate 11+3reb+2ast, R.Krumins 9+2reb+1ast, A.Helmanis 6+3reb, E.Ezerskis 4+2reb+2ast, T.Leiteris 4+4reb+2ast
gschID: 198000


Turiba - Jelgava 103-76

There was an upset when higher ranked Jelgava (3-4) was smashed on the road by tenth ranked Turiba (2-5) 103-76 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Turiba. Jelgava was better in third quarter 20-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Turiba had a 36-21 advantage in offensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three sinking 16 long-distance shots on high 51.6 percentage. Turiba looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. It was a good game for forward Karlis Apsitis (200-92) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists. Forward Matiss Rudmiezis (190-91) contributed with 23 points for the winners. Five Turiba players scored in double figures. American center Aaron Brackett (204-90, college: NC-Greensboro) answered with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds and forward Arturs Duselis (201-89) added 12 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Jelgava. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Turiba moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Barons kvartals and Jekabpils. Loser Jelgava dropped to the sixth position with four games lost. Turiba will face Jekabpils (#8) in the next round.
Top scorers:
Turiba: M.Rudmiezis 23+4reb+1ast, K.Apsitis 21+11reb+6ast, M.Sokolovs 18+6reb+2ast, V.Veinbergs 15+4reb+1ast, J.Kalnins 10+7reb+5ast, M.Steinbergs 6+1reb+4ast
Jelgava: A.Brackett 16+11reb+1ast, S.Silavs 13+4reb+1ast, A.Duselis 12+6reb+1ast, K.Kanbergs 8+1reb+4ast, G.Justovics 8+2reb+1ast, E.Krumins 7+4reb+1ast
gschID: 197999
  




Eduards
Hazners
Latvian LBL round 3 best performance: Eduards Hazners - 2 days 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 - 3 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 - 3 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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