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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 15-1 
 2. Valmiera 11-7 
 3. Jekabpils 10-7 
 4. VEF Riga 9-2 
 5. Jurmala 8-11 
 6. Barons Riga 7-9 
 7. Liepaja/Triobet 7-10 
 8. BK Ogre 6-10 
 9. Valka/Valga 3-7 
 10. LU 3-15 
Full Standings
Last:1/18/2017
LBL2 Standings
Places 1-12
 1. Turiba 12-0 
 2. Kekava 11-1 
 3. ViA 10-2 
 4. Jelgava 9-4 
 5. Marupe 8-6 
 6. RSU 7-5 
 7. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 5-6 
 8. Limbazi 5-7 
 9. RTU 3-10 
 10. Gulbenes Buki 1-9 
 11. Saldus 1-12 
 12. Livani 0-10 
Places 13-21
 1. VeA 9-0 
 2. DSN/SB 6-3 
 3. VEF skola 4-2 
 4. Valmiera/ORDO-2 4-3 
 5. LU/BS Riga 3-3 
 6. Madona 3-4 
 7. Jekabpils II 2-6 
 8. Riga/Ridzene 1-5 
 9. BJBS Riga 0-6 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:1/21/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. ViA 2 6-0 
 2. Carnikava 4-2 
 3. Ezerzeme 4-2 
 4. Dartija 3-3 
 5. Salacgriva 3-3 
 6. Jaunpils 2-4 
 7. Memele/Bauskas 1-5 
 8. Pardaugava/Tur. 1-5 
Places 9-16
 1. Darznieks/Cesis 5-1 
 2. Kraslava 4-2 
 3. Rugaju 4-2 
 4. Daugavpils n. 4-2 
 5. Rujiena 4-3 
 6. Saulkrasti 2-4 
 7. Aluksne 1-5 
 8. BJBS Riga 1-6 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/16/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-4 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 8-5 
 3 Umana VE 8-5 
 4 Avtodor 6-7 
 5 Oradea 6-7 
 6 Kataja Basket 6-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 6-7 
 8 Khimik 3-10 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 9-4 
 3 Neptunas 9-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-6 
 5 PAOK 6-7 
 6 Usak 4-9 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 4-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Strasbourg 8-5 
 4 Juventus 8-5 
 5 Oostende 5-8 
 6 Cibona 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 AEK Athens 8-5 
 3 Partizan 8-5 
 4 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 5-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-9 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/19/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Barons Riga 9-2 
 2 Nevezis 8-3 
 3 Rapla 8-4 
 4 Jurmala 5-6 
 5 Liepaja/Triobet 4-7 
 6 Parnu 3-9 
 7 Barsy Atyrau 2-8 
Group B
 1 P.Zvaigzdes 10-1 
 2 Valmiera 8-2 
 3 Jekabpils 7-4 
 4 BK Ogre 5-6 
 5 TTU 5-6 
 6 Tarvas 3-8 
 7 COR-Borisfen 0-11 
Last:1/20/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 12-1 
 2 Lokomotiv 10-2 
 3 Unics 10-3 
 4 Zenit 9-3 
 5 Khimky 9-3 
 6 VEF Riga 6-5 
 7 Astana 6-6 
 8 Enisey 5-8 
 9 Avtodor 4-8 
 10 N.Novgorod 3-8 
 11 Tsmoki-Minsk 3-9 
 12 Kalev/Cramo 2-10 
 13 Parma 0-13 
Last:1/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tyler LARSON
  Barons Riga
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 16.6
 1. Larson, Barons Riga16.6 
 2. Jogela, Barons Riga16.3 
 3. Kaufmanis, Valmiera15.1 
 4. Blums, VEF Riga15.0 
 5. Laksa, Valmiera14.8 
 6. Geks, Barons Riga14.6 
 7. Saage, Valka/Valga14.3 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils13.8 
 9. Pitts, Valmiera13.0 
 10. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils12.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Liepaja/.
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 2. Krestinin, Barons R.7.9 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala7.5 
 4. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils7.2 
 5. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.2 
 6. Strelnieks, Jurmala7.1 
 7. Jonats, Valmiera7.1 
 8. Zakis, Ventspils6.6 
 9. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.6.5 
 10. Raadik, Valka/Valga6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.6.8 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.7 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.9 
 4. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.5 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 6. Larson, Barons Riga4.8 
 7. Pitts, Valmiera4.8 
 8. Vitols, BK Ogre4.8 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga4.6 
 10. Dargais, Barons R.4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 3
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.3.0 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga2.3 
 3. Larson, Barons Riga2.0 
 4. Richard, VEF Riga2.0 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.8 
 6. Campbell, Ventspils1.8 
 7. Jogela, Barons Riga1.6 
 8. Krestinin, Barons R.1.6 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga1.6 
 10. Sirsnins, Jekabpils1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Kaspars BERZINS
  BK Ogre
  (213-PF-85)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Berzins, BK Ogre1.5 
 2. Grazulis, Ventspils1.4 
 3. Pollard, Liepaja/.1.4 
 4. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
 5. Rozitis, Liepaja/.1.1 
 6. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 7. Niedra, BK Ogre0.9 
 8. Rozitis, Jurmala0.9 
 9. Zelionis, Ventspils0.8 
 10. Larson, Barons Riga0.8 
Player of the Week

 Jurijs Aleksejevs
  Jekabpils
  ( 202-C-112-85 )
  

 Roberts Mednis
  Buki/BJSS
  ( 205-C-98-89 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

LU Jan.22 Jekabpils 80%
Valka/Valga 51% Jan.21 Jurmala
Next Round Schedule

Round 8 (Second Stage)

RSU Jan.26 Jelgava 55%
Turiba 98% Jan.25 Gulbenes Buk
Ogre/Kumho T Jan.25 Kekava 82%
Marupe 91% Jan.25 Saldus
Madona 52% Jan.25 VEF skola
Valmiera/OR Jan.24 VeA 82%
Jekabpils I Jan.24 Riga/Ridzene 53%
VEF skola 96% Jan.23 BJBS Riga
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 52%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 64%
Khimik 52% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 59% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 83%
EWE Baskets 77% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 83%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 60% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 60% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 69%
Group E
AEK Athens 82% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 58%
Spirou 65% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Valmiera 95% Jan.21 COR-Borisfe
Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

Avtodor 73% Jan.22 Tsmoki-Minsk
Enisey Jan.22 Lokomotiv 81%
Kalev/Cramo Jan.22 Khimky 87%
Astana Jan.22 Zenit 57%
N.Novgorod Jan.21 VEF Riga 57%
LBL Round 19: Barons kvartals are defeated by VEF Riga in a derby game - Dec 29, 2012


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The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Riga: VEF Riga (#4) and Barons kvartals (#6). Barons kvartals were defeated at home 72-84 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Barons kvartals. The game was mostly controlled by VEF Riga. Barons kvartals managed to win fourth quarter 17-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 27 personal fouls committed by Barons kvartals helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for American-Bulgarian guard Earl Rowland (188-83, college: St.Mary's, CA) who led his team to a victory scoring 10 points and 9 assists. Lithuanian center Antanas Kavaliauskas (207-84, college: Texas A&M, agency: Interperformances) helped adding 13 points and 7 rebounds. At the losing side American forward Tyler Cain (203-88, college: S.Dakota) responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds. Barons kvartals' coach Martins Gulbis rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. VEF Riga have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion (9-1) moved-up to third place. Barons kvartals at the other side dropped to the seventh position with seven games lost. VEF Riga will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Barons kvartals will play at home against Jelgava (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Second ranked Jekabpils (10-7) crushed at home 9th ranked Liepaja (5-10) by 39 points 106-67, which is the biggest margin this round. It was a quality performance for American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 28 points and 12 rebounds. Jurijs Aleksejevs accounted for 23 points and 9 rebounds. Arturs Bricis (196-92) came up with 13 points and 5 assists 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. Jekabpils have a solid series of four victories in a row. Newly promoted Jekabpils maintains second place with 10-7 record behind leader Valmiera. Liepaja lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with ten games lost. Jekabpils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Liepaja will play on the road against Latvijas Universitate (#8) in Riga and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last two games of round 19 Jelgava won against Jurmala on the opponent's court 90-83. VEF Riga outscored Turiba in a home game 90-62.


Jurmala - Jelgava 83-90

There was a minor upset when 5th ranked Jurmala (8-8) was defeated at home by seventh ranked Jelgava (8-7) 90-83. The guests were already 11 points ahead at halftime and as many as 13 after three quarters before a 27-21 last quarter charge of Jurmala cut the lead to 90-83 at the end of the game. Jelgava players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. It was an exceptional evening for American guard Shedrick Haynes (182-88, college: Tarleton St.) who led the winners and scored 18 points. Forward Lauris Mizis (198-89) accounted for 10 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side. Five Jelgava players scored in double figures. American guard Ken Brown (185-89, college: Philander Smith) came up with 23 points and 4 assists and center Roberts Mednis (204-89) added 9 points and 10 rebounds respectively for Jurmala in the defeat. Jurmala's coach Jevgenijs Kosuskins tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Jelgava have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place. Jurmala at the other side dropped to the sixth position with eight games lost. Jelgava will play against Barons kvartals (#7) in Riga in the next round. Jurmala will play on the road against Barons kvartals in Riga and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Jelgava: S.Haynes 18+2reb+3ast, A.Justovics 16+5reb, A.Duselis 12+4reb+3ast, K.Kanbergs 12+2reb+3ast, L.Mizis 10+7reb+4ast, E.Krumins 9+5reb+2ast
Jurmala: K.Brown 23+4reb+4ast, U.Vilums 12+4reb+2ast, A.Ozols 11+4reb+2ast, R.Mednis 9+10reb+1ast, D.Coders 9+2reb+4ast, R.Stumbris 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 198044


Barons kvartals - VEF Riga 72-84

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Riga: VEF Riga (#4) and Barons kvartals (#6). Barons kvartals were defeated at home 72-84 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Barons kvartals. The game was mostly controlled by VEF Riga. Barons kvartals managed to win fourth quarter 17-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 27 personal fouls committed by Barons kvartals helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for American-Bulgarian guard Earl Rowland (188-83, college: St.Mary's, CA) who led his team to a victory scoring 10 points and 9 assists. Lithuanian center Antanas Kavaliauskas (207-84, college: Texas A&M, agency: Interperformances) helped adding 13 points and 7 rebounds. Five VEF Riga players scored in double figures. At the losing side American forward Tyler Cain (203-88, college: S.Dakota) responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds and forward Maris Gulbis (202-85, agency: Players Group) scored 14 points and 7 rebounds. Barons kvartals' coach Martins Gulbis rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. VEF Riga have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion (9-1) moved-up to third place. Barons kvartals at the other side dropped to the seventh position with seven games lost. VEF Riga will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Barons kvartals will play at home against Jelgava (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
VEF Riga: W.Daniels 16+4reb, A.Kavaliauskas 13+7reb+2ast, K.Janicenoks 13+2reb+1ast, D.Bertans 11+1reb+3ast, D.Zavackas 10+6reb+1ast, E.Rowland 10+3reb+9ast
Barons kvartals: T.Cain 15+10reb+2ast, M.Gulbis 14+7reb+2ast, A.Epners 11+1reb+1ast, A.Skele 7+2reb+1ast, I.Bergmanis 7+3reb+2ast, S.Metra 7+5reb+4ast
gschID: 198043


VEF Riga - Turiba 90-62

Very predictable result when fourth ranked VEF Riga (9-1) smashed at home 10th ranked Turiba (3-13) 90-62. The game without a history. VEF Riga led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Turiba's 20 and made 19-of-24 charity shots (79.2 percent) during the game. VEF Riga forced 19 Turiba turnovers and outrebounded them 36-25 including 24 on the defensive glass. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Will Daniels (203-86, college: Rhode Island) who led the winners and scored 21 points. International center Lauris Blaus (204-90, agency: FCM) accounted for 11 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side. Five VEF Riga players scored in double figures. Forward Martins Vinauds (194-91) came up with 18 points and forward Matiss Rudmiezis (190-91) added 12 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Turiba in the defeat. Turiba's coach Arnis Vecvagars gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. VEF Riga have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion moved-up to third place. Turiba lost eighth consecutive game. They keep the tenth position with 13 games lost. VEF Riga's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Riga to the arena .
Top scorers:
VEF Riga: W.Daniels 21+4reb, A.Strelnieks 12+4reb+2ast, L.Blaus 11+9reb+1ast, K.Janicenoks 10+4reb+1ast, E.Rowland 10+1reb+8ast, D.Zavackas 9+4reb
Turiba: M.Vinauds 18+2reb+1ast, M.Rudmiezis 12+5reb+2ast, J.Kalnins 11+3reb, K.Apsitis 8+1reb+3ast, G.Sipolins 7+8reb+1ast, M.Steinbergs 6+1reb+1ast
gschID: 198042


Jekabpils - Liepaja 106-67

Second ranked Jekabpils (10-7) crushed at home 9th ranked Liepaja (5-10) by 39 points 106-67, which is the biggest margin this round. The game was mostly controlled by Jekabpils. Liepaja was better in fourth quarter 30-24. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 26-of-32 charity shots (81.3 percent) during the game, while Liepaja only scored ten points from the stripe. They outrebounded Liepaja 36-21 including a 25-12 advantage in defensive rebounds. Jekabpils shot the lights out from three nailing 14 long-distance shots on high 53.8 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. Liepaja was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a quality performance for American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 28 points and 12 rebounds. The former international center Jurijs Aleksejevs (202-85) accounted for 23 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side. Arturs Bricis (196-92) came up with 13 points and 5 assists and center Toms Leiteris (213-90) added 10 points and 7 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. Jekabpils have a solid series of four victories in a row. Newly promoted Jekabpils maintains second place with 10-7 record behind leader Valmiera. Liepaja lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with ten games lost. Jekabpils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Liepaja will play on the road against Latvijas Universitate (#8) in Riga and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Jekabpils: T.O'Brien 28+12reb+2ast, J.Aleksejevs 23+9reb, P.Hill jr. 14+1reb+10ast, A.Vitols 9+1reb+1ast, O.Virsis 8+3reb+2ast, R.Sirsnins 6+5reb+7ast
Liepaja: A.Bricis 13+3reb+5ast, A.Ate 11+3reb+1ast, T.Leiteris 10+7reb+2ast, G.Plater 8+2reb+1ast, A.Helmanis 6+1reb+1ast, P.Pastusena 5+1reb
gschID: 198041


  




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