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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 19-2 
 2. Valmiera 14-8 
 3. Jekabpils 12-9 
 4. VEF Riga 11-2 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 10-12 
 6. Jurmala 10-14 
 7. Barons Riga 9-10 
 8. BK Ogre 8-13 
 9. LU 5-19 
 10. Valka/Valga 3-12 
Full Standings
Last:2/19/2017
LBL2 Standings
Places 1-12
 1. Turiba 17-0 
 2. Kekava 15-1 
 3. Jelgava 14-4 
 4. ViA 13-4 
 5. RSU 9-8 
 6. Marupe 9-9 
 7. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 8-8 
 8. Limbazi 5-12 
 9. RTU 4-13 
 10. Saldus 4-14 
 11. Gulbenes Buki 2-14 
 12. Livani 1-14 
Places 13-21
 1. VeA 13-1 
 2. DSN/SB 8-4 
 3. VEF skola 8-5 
 4. LU/BS Riga 7-3 
 5. Madona 7-5 
 6. Valmiera/ORDO-2 6-5 
 7. Jekabpils II 3-10 
 8. Riga/Ridzene 1-10 
 9. BJBS Riga 0-10 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:2/18/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. Carnikava 8-3 
 2. Ezerzeme 7-3 
 3. ViA 2 6-3 
 4. Jaunpils 6-5 
 5. Salacgriva 5-5 
 6. Memele/Bauskas 4-6 
 7. Dartija 4-6 
 8. Pardaugava/Tur. 1-10 
Places 9-16
 1. Darznieks/Cesis 8-2 
 2. Kraslava 7-2 
 3. Daugavpils n. 7-2 
 4. Rujiena 6-5 
 5. Rugaju 4-6 
 6. Saulkrasti 4-6 
 7. BJBS Riga 3-8 
 8. Aluksne 1-9 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/14/2017
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. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. TU/Rock 0-0 
 3. Vytautas 0-0 
 4. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
Last:2/9/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 15-2 
 2 Lokomotiv 13-3 
 3 Zenit 13-3 
 4 Khimky 12-3 
 5 Unics 11-5 
 6 VEF Riga 7-7 
 7 Enisey 7-9 
 8 Astana 7-10 
 9 N.Novgorod 5-11 
 10 Avtodor 5-11 
 11 Tsmoki-Minsk 4-12 
 12 Kalev/Cramo 4-12 
 13 Parma 0-15 
Last:2/19/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 16.1
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.16.1 
 2. Larson, Barons Riga15.9 
 3. Jogela, Barons Riga15.3 
 4. Kaufmanis, Valmiera15.1 
 5. Gulbis, Ventspils14.7 
 6. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.14.6 
 7. Geks, Barons Riga14.5 
 8. Blums, VEF Riga14.5 
 9. Laksa, Valmiera14.2 
 10. Jeromanovs, Jurma.13.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Liepaja/.
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 2. Iljins, Jurmala8.0 
 3. Krestinin, Barons R.7.9 
 4. Montgomery, Liepaja/.7.6 
 5. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.7.2 
 6. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils7.2 
 7. Jonats, Valmiera7.0 
 8. Strelnieks, Jurmala7.0 
 9. Zakis, Ventspils6.9 
 10. Selakovs, Jekabpils6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.7.5 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.7 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.6 
 4. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.5 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.5 
 6. Pitts, Valmiera5.2 
 7. Vitols, BK Ogre5.0 
 8. Saage, Valka/Valga4.6 
 9. Larson, Barons Riga4.6 
 10. Dargais, Barons R.4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.2.6 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga2.2 
 3. Larson, Barons Riga1.9 
 4. Richard, VEF Riga1.8 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.8 
 6. Jakovics, Ventspils1.8 
 7. Campbell, Ventspils1.7 
 8. Krestinin, Barons R.1.6 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga1.6 
 10. Sirsnins, Jekabpils1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Andrejs GRAZULIS
  Ventspils
  (202-C-93)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Grazulis, Ventspils1.4 
 2. Pollard, Liepaja/.1.4 
 3. Rozitis, Barons Riga1.3 
 4. Montgomery, Liepaja/.1.1 
 5. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 6. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.0 
 7. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.9 
 8. Rozitis, Jurmala0.8 
 9. Iljins, Jurmala0.8 
Player of the Week

 Arturs Duselis
  Jurmala
  ( 201-F-98-89 )
  

 Roberts Mednis
  Buki/BJSS
  ( 205-C-98-89 )
  
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Round 23 (Regular Season)

Jurmala Feb.25 Ventspils 84%
BK Ogre 57% Feb.25 BK Ogre
Valmiera 60% Feb.25 Liepaja/Trio
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Round 14 (Second Stage)

Riga/Ridzene Feb.22 DSN/SB 89%
VEF skola 65% Feb.21 Madona
DSN/SB 96% Feb.21 BJBS Riga
Gulbenes Buk Feb.21 Jelgava 89%
Kekava Feb.21 Turiba 55%
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Game 2 (Play-Offs)

Strasbourg 72% Feb.22 Aris
Umana VE 71% Feb.22 Ventspils
EWE Baskets 63% Feb.22 Avtodor
AEK Athens 67% Feb.22 Juventus
Partizan Feb.22 PAOK 54%
Ludwigsburg Feb.22 Macc.Rishon 54%
Pinar Karsiy 56% Feb.22 Fraport SKY
CEZ Nymburk 60% Feb.22 Banco di Srd
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Round 2 (1/8 Finals)

Nevezis 67% Feb.23 Jekabpils
Parnu 50% Feb.22 Vytautas
Kalev/Cramo 50% Feb.22 TTU
P.Zvaigzdes 80% Feb.22 BK Ogre
Barons Riga 78% Feb.22 Jurmala
Valmiera 68% Feb.21 Rapla
Liepaja/Trio 50% Feb.21 TLU/Kalev
Next Round Schedule

Round 21 (Regular Season)

Unics Feb.20 Khimky 56%
Tsmoki-Minsk 63% Feb.19 Astana
CSKA 55% Feb.19 Lokomotiv
N.Novgorod Feb.19 Zenit 82%
Kalev/Cramo Feb.19 Enisey 52%
Davis Bertans selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - Dec 6, 2012


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Latvian players, who play currently abroad.


Davis Bertans
Davis Bertans
   #1. This week's number one is an international small forward Davis Bertans (203-92, currently plays in Euroleague). He led his Serbian team Partizan to a 1-point victory over the closely-ranked Lietuvos rytas (1-7) 75-74 in the Euroleague in Thursday night's game. Bertans was MVP of the game. He scored 14 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 26 minutes on the court. BC Partizan MT:S Beograd (2-7) is placed fifth in group D. Bertans' team will play only one more game in the Euroleague Regular Season. And that game will be critical. It's Bertans' first season with the team. This year he averages: 6.7ppg, 2.4rpg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 23.5%, 3FGP: 46.7%(14-30) and FT: 62.5% in the nine games he played so far. Bertans is currently a member of the Latvian senior national team.

Juris Umbrasko
Juris Umbrasko
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced former international swingman Juris Umbrasko (197-79, currently plays in Baltic League). He was the major contributor in a BC Rakvere's victory against the sixth-ranked Tln Kalev (1-7) 95-85 in the Baltic League last Saturday. Umbrasko scored 23 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. BC Rakvere Tarvas (5-3) is placed second in group C. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Baltic League Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Umbrasko has relatively good stats this season: 14.6ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.8spg, 2FGP: 46.2%, 3FGP: 39.7%. He played for the Latvian national team in 2008.

Janis Strelnieks
Janis Strelnieks
   #3. The Latvian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international point guard Janis Strelnieks (191-89, currently plays in Eurocup). Strelnieks led his Russian team Spartak St.Petersburg to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Cibona (0-5) crushing them 93-60 in the Eurocup on Wednesday night. He scored 12 points in 21 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Spartak St.Petersburg (5-0) is placed first in the Eurocup. So far his team won all five games in the Regular Season. They will play only one more game in the Eurocup Regular Season. And now that game is quite important. This year Strelnieks' overall stats are: 6.0ppg, 2.8apg, 2FGP: 66.7%, 3FGP: 27.3% in the five games. He is also a member of the Latvian senior national team.

Ernests Kalve
Ernests Kalve
   #4. Forward Ernests Kalve (200-87, currently plays in EuroChallenge), who plays in Hungary could not help Szolnok (2-3) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Kalve's very good performance the third-placed Szolnok was defeated 94-83 at home by the second-ranked Kormend in the group F of EuroChallenge. He was the second best scorer with 20 points. Kalve also added 7 rebounds. His team will play only one more game in the EuroChallenge Regular Season. And now that game is extremely important. This season Kalve has relatively solid stats: 14.0ppg and 6.4rpg. He used to play for the Latvian national team back in 2010.

Maris Laksa
Maris Laksa
   #5. Former international forward Maris Laksa (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Baltic League) is a teammate of previously mentioned Juris Umbrasko and both played together in the last Baltic League game. Laksa led his Estonian team BC Rakvere to a victory against the sixth-ranked Tln Kalev (1-7) 95-85. He scored 20 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 30 minutes. Laksa has reliable stats this year: 11.8ppg and 4.3rpg in the eight games. He used to play for the Latvian national team nine years ago.

Janis Blums
Janis Blums
   #6. Shooting guard Janis Blums (191-82, currently plays in VTB United League), who plays in Lithuania was not able to help Lietuvos rytas (3-4) in their last game on Monday. Despite Blums' good performance Lietuvos rytas (#6) was defeated 80-69 on the road by the leading Khimky in the group A of VTB United League. He was the second best scorer with 12 points. Blums' total stats this season are: 10.0ppg, 1.8rpg, 2.0apg and 1.2spg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Latvian National Team roster.

Kaspars Cipruss
Kaspars Cipruss
   #7. Former international center Kaspars Cipruss (210-82, currently plays in Baltic League), who plays in Lithuania was not able to secure a victory for Lietkabelis (6-2) in their last game. Despite Cipruss' good performance Lietkabelis (#2) was crushed 99-69 in Tartu by the leading TU/Rock in the group B of Baltic League. He had a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 10 rebounds in 21 minutes. They ended the series of four consecutive victories. There are only two games left until the end of the Baltic League Regular Season. Cipruss is currently sixth on the league's list of best rebounders with 8.3rpg. He also averaged so far 10.6ppg and 1.4apg in the eight games. Cipruss used to play for the Latvian national team four years ago.

Edgars Jeromanovs
Edgars Jeromanovs
   #8. Point guard Edgars Jeromanovs (186-86, currently plays in EuroChallenge), who plays in Sweden couldn't help Norrkoping Dolphins (2-3) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite his very good performance Norrkoping Dolphins (#3) was defeated 67-62 in Sodertalje by the second-ranked Kings in the group C of EuroChallenge. Jeromanovs was the top scorer with 20 points. He also added 5 rebounds. Jeromanovs' team will play only one more game in the EuroChallenge Regular Season. Jeromanovs averaged so far 12.0ppg, 2.6rpg, 4.0apg and 1.8spg. He plays currently for the Latvian national team.

Kaspars Vecvagars
Kaspars Vecvagars
   #9. International point guard Kaspars Vecvagars (193-93, currently plays in Baltic League) is a teammate of previously mentioned Kaspars Cipruss. But that was another game of his team in Baltic League which we would like to mention. Vecvagars contributed to an easy victory against the sixth-ranked Valga (1-7) 75-58. He recorded 8 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists in 24 minutes. Panevezys Lietkabelis (6-2) is placed second in group B. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. This year Vecvagars' total stats are: 6.4ppg, 3.1rpg and 2.1apg in the eight games. He is also in the roster of the Latvian national team.

Mareks Jurevicus
Mareks Jurevicus
   #10. Swingman Mareks Jurevicus (197-85, currently plays in Italy) led Prima Veroli to a victory over the closely-ranked Fileni BPA Jesi (3-6) 69-64 in the Italian Lega2 (second division) in Sunday night's game. Jurevicus was the best player in that game. He scored 20 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Prima Veroli (3-6) is placed 11th in the Lega2. It was his team's first victory after four consecutive loses. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. Jurevicus has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.4ppg, 4.0rpg, 1.6apg and 1.9spg. Jurevicus is international player as one years ago he still played for the Latvian senior national team.

   #11. Former international guard Kristaps Valters (190-81, currently plays in Spain) contributed to an overtime Baloncesto Fuenlabrada's victory against the tenth-ranked Blancos de Rueda 104-102 in the Spanish ACB last Saturday. He recorded 15 points in 24 minutes. It was his first game for Baloncesto Fuenlabrada this season. Valters used to play for the Latvian national team three years ago.

   #12. Former international center Andris Biedrins (213-86, currently plays in NBA) managed to help Golden State Warriors to win against the Denver Nuggets 106-105 in the NBA on Thursday night. He scored only 2 points. Biedrins has averaged so far 0.6ppg and 2.7rpg. He used to play for the Latvian national team back in 2009.

   #13. International guard Armands Skele (192-83, currently plays in Baltic League) contributed to Kalev/Cramo's victory against the fourth-ranked KK Parnu 73-60 in the Baltic League in Wednesday night's game. Skele scored 9 points, had 5 boards, dished 4 assists and stole 5 balls in 28 minutes. It was his first game for Kalev/Cramo this season. Skele is also Latvian national team player.

   #14. Former international center Raitis Grafs (208-81, college: Valparaiso, currently plays in Estonia), who plays in the Estonian KML couldn't help Valga (5-6) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite his good performance Valga was edged 69-67 on their home court in Valga by the second-ranked BC Rakvere. Grafs was the second best scorer with 13 points. He also added 6 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Grafs averaged so far 12.1ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.6apg. He used to play for the Latvian national team back in 2010.

   #15. Former international forward Ivars Timermanis (203-82, currently plays in Romania) contributed to an easy victory against the 14th-ranked Miercurea Ciuc crushing them 95-69 in the Romanian Division A on Friday night. Timermanis recorded 8 points and added 4 passes in 22 minutes. Timermanis has averaged so far 8.3ppg, 2.7rpg and 1.2apg in the 10 games. He used to play for the Latvian national team five years ago.


The list of other players, who all have Latvian passport but never been selected to any of Latvian national teams:

   #1. Edmunds Tukiss (200-SF-89, currently plays in Germany) led Dragons Rhoendorf to a victory against the eighth-ranked Bayer Giants (5-5) 75-71 in the German ProB (third division) in Saturday night's game. Tukiss recorded 11 points and blocked 2 shots. Dragons Rhoendorf (10-0) is placed first in Group South. So far his team won all ten games in the Regular Season. Tukiss averaged so far 11.1ppg and 2.9rpg.

   #2. Martins Berkis (198-F-85, currently plays in Hungary), who plays in the Hungarian A Division could not help Marso NYKK (3-7) to beat Albacomp (8-2). He recorded 7 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in 38 minutes. Marso NYKK was crushed 81-53 on the road by the second-ranked Albacomp. It was Marso NYKK's third consecutive loss in a row. Berkis has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 16.5ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.4apg and 1.4spg in the 10 games he played so far.

   #3. Martins Abele (216-C-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to Duquesne's surprising victory against the University of Maine 87-73 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. Abele scored 7 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. The University of Duquesne has conference record this season. This year Abele has very high stats. He averages: 16.5ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.4apg and 1.4spg.

   #4. Matiss Sakne (191-G-91, currently plays in Denmark) managed to help Horsens IC in a victory against the league outsider Aalborg (1-13) 85-71 in the Danish Ligaen in Wednesday night's game. Sakne scored only 4 points in 22 minutes. Horsens IC (10-4) is placed third in the Ligaen. Sakne has averaged so far 4.7ppg, 1.4rpg and 1.3apg in the 13 games.   




Elvis
Endzels
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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. This week's number one is an international small forward Janis Timma (201-92). He could not help Zenit (3-3) in their last game. Despite Timma's very good performance Zenit was edged 86-84 on the road by the lower-ranked (#3) Lietuvos rytas.    [read more]

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