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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 19-2 
 2. Valmiera 14-8 
 3. Jekabpils 12-10 
 4. VEF Riga 11-2 
 5. Barons Riga 10-10 
 6. Liepaja/Triobet 10-12 
 7. Jurmala 10-14 
 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 Zenit 14-3 
 3 Khimky 13-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 13-3 
 5 Unics 11-6 
 6 Enisey 8-9 
 7 VEF Riga 7-7 
 8 Astana 7-10 
 9 Avtodor 5-11 
 10 N.Novgorod 5-12 
 11 Tsmoki-Minsk 4-12 
 12 Kalev/Cramo 4-13 
 13 Parma 0-15 
Last:2/21/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tyler LARSON
  Barons Riga
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 16.9
 1. Larson, Barons Riga16.9 
 2. Griffin, Liepaja/.16.1 
 3. Jogela, Barons Riga15.3 
 4. Kaufmanis, Valmiera15.0 
 5. Gulbis, Ventspils14.7 
 6. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.14.6 
 7. Blums, VEF Riga14.5 
 8. Geks, Barons Riga14.4 
 9. Laksa, Valmiera14.3 
 10. Pitts, Valmiera13.8 
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.8.0 
 4. Montgomery, Liepaja/.7.6 
 5. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.7.2 
 6. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.0 
 7. Jonats, Valmiera7.0 
 8. Strelnieks, Jurmala7.0 
 9. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils7.0 
 10. Zakis, Ventspils6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.7.5 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.7 
 3. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.6 
 4. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.5 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.5 
 6. Pitts, Valmiera5.3 
 7. Vitols, BK Ogre5.0 
 8. Saage, Valka/Valga4.6 
 9. Birkans, LU4.5 
 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. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.8 
 4. Richard, VEF Riga1.8 
 5. Jakovics, Ventspils1.8 
 6. Larson, Barons Riga1.7 
 7. Campbell, Ventspils1.7 
 8. Krestinin, Barons R.1.7 
 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. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 5. Montgomery, Liepaja/.1.1 
 6. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.0 
 7. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.9 
 8. Krestinin, Barons R.0.9 
 9. Rozitis, Jurmala0.8 
Player of the Week

 Lauris Blaus
  Valmiera
  ( 208-C-110-90 )
  

 Martin Barrett
  Madona
  ( 196-F/G-100 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 23 (Regular Season)

Jurmala Feb.25 Ventspils 84%
BK Ogre 57% Feb.25 BK Ogre
Valmiera 61% Feb.25 Liepaja/Trio
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Second Stage)

Riga/Ridzene Feb.22 DSN/SB 89%
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Play-Offs)

Strasbourg 72% Feb.22 Aris
Umana VE 71% Feb.22 Ventspils
Partizan Feb.22 PAOK 54%
Ludwigsburg Feb.22 Macc.Rishon 54%
Next Round Schedule

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 22 (Regular Season)

Tsmoki-Minsk 60% Feb.27 VEF Riga
CSKA 61% Feb.26 Unics
Avtodor Feb.25 Astana 58%
Lokomotiv 62% Feb.24 Khimky
VEF Riga 61% Feb.23 N.Novgorod
Rowland's 32-point game gives him Player of the Week award - Dec 23, 2012


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29-year old guard Earl Rowland (188-G-83) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for VEF Riga and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 18.
He had the game-high 32 points adding four rebounds and nine assists for VEF Riga in his team's victory, helping them to edge out Valmiera (#1, 11-5) in overtime 107-105. VEF Riga is placed at 5th position in Latvian league. They are still close to the very top. VEF Riga would have been even better if they kept winning the games like in the last round. They have a solid 7-1 record. In the team's last game Rowland had a remarkable 54.5% from 2-point range and got five three-pointers out of 7 attempts. He turned to be VEF Riga's top player in his first season with the team. Earl Rowland averages this season 14.8ppg and 6.7apg.

Second best performed player last round was Janis Timma (201-F-92, agency: FCM) of Ventspils. He is international forward in his first season at Ventspils. In the last game Timma recorded impressive triple-double of 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Of course he lead Ventspils to another comfortable win outscoring the lower-ranked U18 (#11, 1-9) 96-62. Ventspils' 3rd position in the standings has not changed. His team lost just one game this season, while they won 8 matches. Timma is a newcomer at Ventspils and quickly became one of team's most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to forward Lauris Mizis (198-F-89) of Jelgava (#7). Mizis scored 14 points and grabbed twelve rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Jelgava, leading his team to a 108-94 easy win against the lower-ranked Turiba (#10, 3-12). Jelgava needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams. Their record at this point is 7 victories and 7 lost games. Mizis has a great season in Latvia. After 14 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in rebounds with 8.6rpg (2nd best). He also has FGP: 56.8% and 3PT: 43.2%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Viktors Iljins (212-C-91) of Valmiera - 19 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists
5. Maris Gulbis (202-F-85) of Barons kvartals - 23 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Janis Dilevka (200-F-88) of Jurmala - 14 points, 11 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Matiss Rudmiezis (190-F-91) of Turiba - 24 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Edgars Krumins (194-G/F-86) of Jelgava - 21 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
9. Tyler Cain (203-F-88) of Barons kvartals - 14 points and 13 rebounds
10. Klavs Strazdins (192-F-93) of LU - 17 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists

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)   




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