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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 23-2 
 2. Valmiera 18-9 
 3. Jekabpils 15-12 
 4. VEF Riga 12-4 
 5. Barons Riga 12-12 
 6. Liepaja/Triobet 12-15 
 7. Jurmala 11-16 
 8. BK Ogre 11-16 
 9. LU 5-22 
 10. Valka/Valga 3-14 
Full Standings
Last:3/23/2017
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
Full Standings
Last:3/20/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. Carnikava 10-4 
 2. Ezerzeme 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:3/14/2017
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. 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 18-2 
 2 Zenit 18-3 
 3 Khimky 16-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 13-5 
 5 Unics 12-8 
 6 VEF Riga 9-9 
 7 Enisey 9-10 
 8 Astana 9-11 
 9 Avtodor 6-12 
 10 N.Novgorod 6-14 
 11 Kalev/Cramo 5-15 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 4-15 
 13 Parma 0-18 
Last:3/25/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tyler LARSON
  Barons Riga
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 17.2
 1. Larson, Barons Riga17.2 
 2. Griffin, Liepaja/.15.3 
 3. Pitts, Valmiera15.2 
 4. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.14.4 
 5. Jogela, Barons Riga14.3 
 6. Blums, VEF Riga14.3 
 7. Laksa, Valmiera13.8 
 8. Jeromanovs, Jurma.13.7 
 9. Kaufmanis, Valmiera13.6 
 10. Sirsnins, Jekabpils13.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Barons Riga
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Rozitis, Barons Riga8.8 
 2. Krestinin, Barons R.8.2 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala8.1 
 4. Montgomery, Liepaja/.7.7 
 5. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.5 
 6. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils7.3 
 7. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.7.1 
 8. Jonats, Valmiera7.0 
 9. Strelnieks, Jurmala6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 7.1
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.7.1 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.4 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.9 
 4. Pitts, Valmiera5.8 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.7 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Vitols, BK Ogre4.7 
 8. Larson, Barons Riga4.6 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga4.6 
 10. Dargais, Barons R.4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.2.5 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga1.8 
 3. Pitts, Valmiera1.7 
 4. Richard, VEF Riga1.7 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.6 
 6. Campbell, Ventspils1.6 
 7. Larson, Barons Riga1.6 
 8. Krestinin, Barons R.1.6 
 9. Jakovics, Ventspils1.5 
 10. Jeromanovs, Jurma.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Devonta POLLARD
  Liepaja/.
  (203-F-94)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Pollard, Liepaja/.1.4 
 2. Grazulis, Ventspils1.2 
 3. Rozitis, Barons Riga1.1 
 4. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 5. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.1 
 6. Krestinin, Barons R.0.9 
 7. Iljins, Jurmala0.9 
 8. Montgomery, Liepaja/.0.8 
 9. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.8 
Player of the Week

 Damier Pitts
  Valmiera
  ( 177-PG-80-89 )
  

 Rihards Adins
  Turiba
  ( 200-F/C-98-94 )
  
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Barons Riga 72% Mar.25 Liepaja/Trio
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Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Iberostar Te 60% Mar.28 ASVEL
Umana VE 52% Mar.28 Pinar Karsiy
Ludwigsburg Mar.28 Banvit BK 63%
Banco di Srd Mar.28 Monaco 64%
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3-4 Place
Kalev/Cramo 55% Mar.28 Tartu Ulikoo
FINAL
Vytautas Mar.29 P.Zvaigzdes 98%
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Round 26 (Regular Season)

Khimky 57% Mar.27 CSKA
Unics 62% Mar.27 Avtodor
Parma Mar.26 N.Novgorod 72%
Kalev/Cramo Mar.26 VEF Riga 53%
Enisey 77% Mar.26 Tsmoki-Minsk
Lokomotiv Mar.25 Zenit 59%
LBL Round 17: Leader Valmiera loses to Jekabpils - Dec 19, 2012


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Top ranked Valmiera (11-4) recorded its fourth loss on the court of second ranked Jekabpils on Wednesday night. Visitors were defeated by Jekabpils 83-70. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Valmiera. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. The game without a history. Jekabpils led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 21-of-26 free shots (80.8 percent) during the game. Jekabpils outrebounded Valmiera 40-28 including 29 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was the former international point guard Rinalds Sirsnins (186-85) who had a double-double by scoring 20 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. American point guard P.J. Hill jr. (182-87, college: Ohio St.) chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds (was perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line !!!). Forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) produced 17 points for the guests. Jekabpils have a solid series of three victories in a row. Newly promoted Jekabpils maintains second place with 9-7 record having just one points less than leader Valmiera. Valmiera at the other side still keeps top position with four games lost. Jekabpils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Valmiera will play at home against VEF Riga and is hoping to win this game.
Important game to mention about took place in Jelgava. Eighth ranked Jelgava (6-7) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 4th placed Latvijas Universitate (7-8) 89-87 on Wednesday evening. Forward Lauris Mizis (198-89) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 14 rebounds. Sandis Silavs contributed with 18 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) answered with 33 points (!!!) for Latvijas Universitate. Latvijas Universitate's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Jelgava maintains eighth place with 6-7 record. Latvijas Universitate lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with eight games lost. Jelgava will play against Turiba (#10) at home in the next round. Latvijas Universitate's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Riga to the arena Barons kvartals.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Jurmala (7-7) against fifth ranked Ventspils (7-1) on Wednesday night. Visiting Jurmala was crushed by Ventspils in Ventspils 91-71. Janis Timma stepped up and scored 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Atis Ozols responded with 19 points. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Ventspils have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to third place. Loser Jurmala dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. Ventspils will meet at home bottom-ranked U18 (#11) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Jurmala will play against Liepaja (#9) and hope to secure a win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Liepaja. Local Liepaja (5-8) was outscored by seventh ranked VEF Riga (6-1) 100-69. Earl Rowland nailed a double-double by scoring 17 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists for the winning side. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Defending champion moved-up to sixth place. Liepaja at the other side keeps the ninth position with eight games lost. VEF Riga's next round opponent will be league's leader Valmiera on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Liepaja will play against Jurmala (#4).



Liepaja - VEF Riga 69-100

The game with biggest result difference took place in Liepaja. Local Liepaja (5-8) was outscored by seventh ranked VEF Riga (6-1) 100-69. Liepaja was ahead by 9 points at the halftime before a 65-25 second half run of VEF Riga. They made 27-of-35 charity shots (77.1 percent) during the game, while Liepaja only scored ten points from the stripe. VEF Riga forced 21 Liepaja turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Liepaja's players. 29 personal fouls committed by Liepaja helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American-Bulgarian guard Earl Rowland (188-83, college: St.Mary's, CA) nailed a double-double by scoring 17 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists for the winning side and the former international forward Kristaps Janicenoks (196-83) accounted for 16 points. Five VEF Riga players scored in double figures. American guard Greg Plater (185-89, college: Long Beach St.) came up with 21 points and 6 rebounds and Nigerian forward George Akpele (208-88, college: Grambling St., agency: Gamble Sports Management) added 7 points and 8 rebounds respectively for Liepaja in the defeat. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Defending champion moved-up to sixth place. Liepaja at the other side keeps the ninth position with eight games lost. VEF Riga's next round opponent will be league's leader Valmiera on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Liepaja will play against Jurmala (#4).
Top scorers:
Liepaja: G.Plater 21+6reb+1ast, A.Bricis 11+6reb, R.Magone 7, G.Akpele 7+8reb+2ast, A.Helmanis 6+4reb, T.Leiteris 6+1reb+1ast
VEF Riga: E.Rowland 17+6reb+10ast, K.Janicenoks 16+4reb+1ast, A.Kavaliauskas 13+4reb+2ast, A.Strelnieks 12+3reb+3ast, W.Daniels 10+3reb+1ast, D.Bertans 10+5reb+2ast
gschID: 198035


Jekabpils - Valmiera 83-70

Top ranked Valmiera (11-4) recorded its fourth loss on the court of second ranked Jekabpils on Wednesday night. Visitors were defeated by Jekabpils 83-70. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Valmiera. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. The game without a history. Jekabpils led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 21-of-26 free shots (80.8 percent) during the game. Jekabpils outrebounded Valmiera 40-28 including 29 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was the former international point guard Rinalds Sirsnins (186-85) who had a double-double by scoring 20 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. American point guard P.J. Hill jr. (182-87, college: Ohio St.) chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds (was perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line !!!). Hill jr. is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Jekabpils players scored in double figures. Forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) produced 17 points and the former international forward Janis Porzingis (201-82, agency: Interperformances) added 19 points respectively for the guests. Jekabpils have a solid series of three victories in a row. Newly promoted Jekabpils maintains second place with 9-7 record having just one points less than leader Valmiera. Valmiera at the other side still keeps top position with four games lost. Jekabpils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Valmiera will play at home against VEF Riga and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Valmiera: J.Porzingis 19+1reb+1ast, J.Berzins 17+2reb+2ast, J.Kaufmanis 16+3reb+2ast, A.Butjankovs 6+3reb+1ast, V.Iljins 6+6reb, M.Ziedins 3+5reb+2ast
Jekabpils: R.Sirsnins 20+10reb+7ast, P.Hill jr. 18+7reb+2ast, T.O'Brien 15+7reb+2ast, J.Aleksejevs 14+4reb+1ast, M.Hlebowicki 8+5reb+1ast, O.Virsis 6+5reb+1ast
gschID: 198034


Ventspils - Jurmala 91-71

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Jurmala (7-7) against fifth ranked Ventspils (7-1) on Wednesday night. Visiting Jurmala was crushed by Ventspils in Ventspils 91-71. The game was mostly controlled by Ventspils. Jurmala managed to win third quarter 22-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Ventspils shot 60.7 percent from the field. It was a great shooting night for Ventspils especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.4 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. International forward Janis Timma (201-92, agency: FCM) stepped up and scored 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and the former international power forward Ronalds Zakis (207-87) chipped in 10 points and 8 rebounds. Five Ventspils players scored in double figures. Forward Atis Ozols (199-81) responded with 19 points and forward Roberts Stumbris (198-93) scored 17 points. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Ventspils have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to third place. Loser Jurmala dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. Ventspils will meet at home bottom-ranked U18 (#11) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Jurmala will play against Liepaja (#9) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Jurmala: A.Ozols 19+2reb+1ast, R.Stumbris 17+4reb, K.Brown 9+1reb+3ast, D.Coders 8+4ast, U.Vilums 6+1ast, J.Dilevka 6+1reb
Ventspils: J.Timma 16+5reb+5ast, M.Laksa 16+3reb, S.Valters 14+1reb+1ast, D.Sims 11+5ast, R.Zakis 10+8reb+2ast, M.Meiers 8+3reb+2ast
gschID: 198033


Jelgava - LU 89-87

Important game to mention about took place in Jelgava. Eighth ranked Jelgava (6-7) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 4th placed Latvijas Universitate (7-8) 89-87 on Wednesday evening. Latvijas Universitate was ahead by 5 points after three quarters before a 23-16 charge of Jelgava, which allowed them to win the game. Forward Lauris Mizis (198-89) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 14 rebounds. Guard Sandis Silavs (195-88) contributed with 18 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Four Jelgava players scored in double figures. Guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) answered with 33 points (!!!) and guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) added 21 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Latvijas Universitate. Latvijas Universitate's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Jelgava maintains eighth place with 6-7 record. Latvijas Universitate lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with eight games lost. Jelgava will play against Turiba (#10) at home in the next round. Latvijas Universitate's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Riga to the arena Barons kvartals.
Top scorers:
LU: Z.Peiners 33+4reb+2ast, K.Dargais 21+8reb+3ast, H.Rubenis 11+7reb, A.Lusis 9+7reb+2ast, K.Strazdins 5+3reb, N.Saknitis 4+1reb+3ast
Jelgava: E.Krumins 21+3reb+3ast, S.Silavs 18+6reb+4ast, L.Mizis 18+14reb+2ast, K.Kanbergs 13+1reb, A.Justovics 7+2reb, G.Justovics 4+1reb+5ast
gschID: 198032


  




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