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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 Riga13.9 
 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. Iljins, Jurmala8.4 
 3. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 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 Riga6.6 
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. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.7 
 5. Pitts, Valmiera5.7 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.5 
 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. Pitts, Valmiera1.5 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.5 
 6. Krestinin, Barons R.1.5 
 7. Campbell, Ventspils1.5 
 8. Mitchell, Valmiera1.4 
 9. Larson, Barons Riga1.4 
 10. Jeromanovs, Jurma.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Valmiera
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Fischer, Valmiera1.6 
 2. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.2 
 3. Rozitis, Barons Riga1.2 
 4. Iljins, Jurmala1.0 
 5. Grazulis, Ventspils0.9 
 6. Krestinin, Barons R.0.9 
 7. Selakovs, Jekabpils0.8 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils0.8 
 9. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.8 
Player of the Week

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

 Rihards Adins
  Turiba
  ( 205-F/C-94 )
  
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Latvian LBL round 16 best performance: Todd O'Brien - Dec 18, 2012


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Todd O'Brien
American center Todd O'Brien (213-C-89) had an amazing evening in the last round for second-ranked Jekabpils, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 16.
The 23-year old player had a double-double of 27 points and 16 rebounds, while his team beat Turiba (#10, 3-11) 90-79. Jekabpils is placed at 2nd position in Latvian LBL. Jekabpils is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 8-7 record. O'Brien turned to be Jekabpils' top player in his first season with the team. Former University of Alabama at Birmingham star has very solid stats this year. O'Brien. O'Brien is in league's top in points (4th best: 16.2ppg) and averages impressive 53.4% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was young Maris Ziedins (203-F/C-90) of league's leader Valmiera. Ziedins had a very good evening with a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds. Of course Valmiera cruised to a 78-71 relatively comfortable win over the lower-ranked Liepaja (#9, 5-7). Of course Valmiera still keep the league's top spot. His team has currently 11-3 record. Ziedins is one of the most experienced players at Valmiera and has a reputation of one of team's most reliable players.

Third on the list of top players last round was guard Ingus Jakovics (185-PG-93) of Liepaja (#9). Jakovics scored 20 points and grabbed five rebounds. He was a key player of Liepaja, leading his team to a 63-54 win against slightly lower-ranked U18 (#11, 1-8). The chances of Liepaja ranking at the top of the league, however are very questionable as they have already lost 7 games, recording just five victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Jakovics could help Liepaja to bring them higher in the standings. Jakovics has a very solid season. In 10 games in Latvia he scored 12.1ppg.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Artjoms Butjankovs (205-F/C-91) of Valmiera - 16 points and 13 rebounds
5. Martins Vinauds (194-F-91) of Turiba - 22 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists
6. Martins Steinbergs (191-G-90) of Turiba - 15 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists
7. Arnolds Helmanis (200-PF-92) of Liepaja - 9 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Renars Magone (201-F-92) of Liepaja - 15 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
9. Jurijs Aleksejevs (202-C-85) of Jekabpils - 12 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Andzejs Pasecniks (211-C-95) of U18 - 17 points and 4 rebounds

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Mareks
Mejeris
LBL Round 3 of Finals: VEF Riga one win away from the title - 7 hours ago
VEF Riga - Ventspils 90-82 The hosts trailed by 8 points after three quarters before their 35-19 charge, which allowed them to win the game. VEF Riga made 20-of-26 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game. 25 personal fouls committed by Ventspils helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was international forward Mareks Mejeris (208-91, agency: Players Group) who scored 18 points and 9 rebounds. International center Martins Meiers (208-91)...   [read more]

Mareks
Mejeris
LBL Round 2 of Finals. VEF Riga earn second consecutive victory - 3 days ago
FINAL Ventspils - VEF Riga 76-84 VEF Riga defeated Ventspils to take 2-0 lead in the Finals. The guests trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 47-37 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. VEF Riga forced 19 Ventspils turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. 26 personal fouls committed by Ventspils helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was international forward Mareks Mej...   [read more]

Mareks
Mejeris
LBL Round 1 of Finals. VEF Riga claim first victory - 4 days ago
Ventspils - VEF Riga 66-76 VEF Riga rolled past Ventspils in Game 1 of the championship series. The game was mostly controlled by VEF Riga. Ventspils managed to win second period 19-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. International forward Mareks Mejeris (208-91, agency: Players Group) fired 22 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American guard Kris Richard (196-89, college: Tulane) chipped in 14 points and 5 assists. Richard is a former Eurobasket...   [read more]


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Dairis Bertans selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - 6 days ago  
Eurobasket.com All-Latvian LBL D2 Awards 2017 - 9 days ago  
LBL Round 3 of Semi-Finals. VEF Riga and Ventspils reach Finals - 10 days ago  
LBL Round 2 of Semi-Finals. VEF Riga and Ventspils inch closer to Finals - 12 days ago  
Jelgava capture LBL2 title - 15 days ago  
LBL2 Round 3 of Finals. Jelgava register second victory - 18 days ago  
LBL2 Round 2 of Finals. ViA beat Jelgava to even title series - 20 days ago  
LBL Round 5 of Quarter-Finals. Barons Riga and Valmiera remain in title chase - 21 days ago  
LBL Round 4 of Quarter-Finals. Barons Riga and Liepaja/Triobet post wins - 23 days ago  
LBL Round 3 of Quarter-Finals. Valmiera and Jekabpils post wins - 26 days ago  
LBL2 Round 1 of Finals. Jelgava open win count - 26 days ago  
Anzejs Pasecniks selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - 27 days ago  
Baskonia could land Janis Timma - 27 days ago  
LBL Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. Wins for Liepaja/Triobet and Barons Riga - 29 days ago  
SC Memele celebrate LBL3 title - 29 days ago  
LBL Round 1 of Quarter-Finals. Wins for Valmiera and Jekabpils - 1 month ago  
LBL2 Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Jelgava beat Turiba, advance into Finals - 1 month ago  
Janis Strelnieks selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
LBL2 Round 2 of Semi-Finals. ViA advance into Finals - 1 month ago  
Latvian LBL round 31 best performance: D'or Fischer - 1 month ago  
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