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LBL Standings
 1. BK Ogre 5-0 
 2. Ventspils 5-0 
 3. VEF Riga 2-1 
 4. Betsafe/Liepaja 1-2 
 5. Jurmala 1-2 
 6. Valka/Valga 1-2 
 7. LU 1-3 
 8. Valmiera 1-4 
 9. Jekabpils 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/19/2017
LBL2 Standings
Group A
 1. Jelgava 3-0 
 2. Kandava 2-1 
 3. Saldus 2-2 
 4. VeA 2-2 
 5. Limbazi 1-2 
 6. Riga/Ridzene 0-3 
Group B
 1. LU/BS Riga 3-1 
 2. ViA 3-1 
 3. VEF skola 2-1 
 4. Valkas SI 1-1 
 5. Gulbenes Buki 1-2 
 6. Livani 1-2 
 7. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 0-3 
Group C
 1. Kekava 3-0 
 2. RSU 2-1 
 3. Memele/Bauskas 2-1 
 4. Turiba 2-2 
 5. RTU 1-1 
 6. Madona 0-2 
 7. DSN/SB 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/20/2017
LBL3 Standings
Group A
 1. Carnikava 2-0 
 2. Salacgriva 2-0 
 3. Ezerzeme 1-1 
 4. Rugaju 1-1 
 5. BS Riga 0-2 
 6. Jekabpils II 0-2 
Group B
 1. Talsi 3-1 
 2. Saulkrasti 2-1 
 3. Daugavpils n. 1-0 
 4. Jaunpils 1-1 
 5. Jelgava II 0-2 
 6. Kraslava 0-2 
Group C
 1. Dartija 2-0 
 2. ViA 2 1-0 
 3. Darznieks/Cesis 1-1 
 4. Rujiena 1-1 
 5. Riga/Ridzene 0-1 
 6. Sigulda 0-2 
Last:10/21/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Betsafe/Liepaja 0-0 
 2. Jurmala 0-0 
 3. Parnu 0-0 
 4. Rapla 0-0 
 5. Siauliai 0-0 
 6. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 7. Vytautas 0-0 
Group B
 1. Barsy Atyrau 0-0 
 2. BK Ogre 0-0 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 0-0 
 4. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 5. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 6. TTU 0-0 
 7. Valmiera 0-0 
Last:10/13/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 3-0 
 2 Khimki 3-0 
 3 Unics 2-0 
 4 Zenit 2-1 
 5 Avtodor 1-0 
 6 Lokomotiv 1-0 
 7 N.Novgorod 1-0 
 8 Astana 0-2 
 9 Enisey 0-2 
 10 Kalev/Cramo 0-2 
 11 Parma 0-2 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-2 
 13 VEF Riga 0-2 
Last:10/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Roberts FREIMANIS
  Valka/Va.
  (204-F/C-91)
  Avg: 18.7
 1. Freimanis, Valka/Va.18.7 
 2. Poznaks, BK Ogre18.2 
 3. Iljins, Valmiera16.6 
 4. Kaufmanis, Valmiera16.2 
 5. Birkans, LU15.8 
 6. Jaunzems, LU15.3 
 7. Karlis, Jurmala15.0 
 8. Eiduks, LU15.0 
 9. Jakovics, Ventspils14.8 
 10. Lasenbergs, Valka/Va.14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jurijs ALEKSEJEVS
  Jekabpils
  (202-C-85)
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils11.3 
 2. Freimanis, Valka/Va.9.7 
 3. Benjamin, Betsafe/.9.3 
 4. Iljins, Valmiera8.0 
 5. Labuckas, VEF Riga7.7 
 6. Strelnieks, Jurmala7.5 
 7. Raadik, Valka/Valga7.0 
 8. Mejeris, VEF Riga7.0 
 9. Hamilton, Ventspils6.8 
 10. Krestinin, Jurmala6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Marcis VITOLS
  BK Ogre
  (183-PG-92)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Vitols, BK Ogre7.2 
 2. Birkans, LU6.5 
 3. Jeromanovs, Jurma.5.3 
 4. Sirsnins, BK Ogre5.0 
 5. Ubilla, Ventspils5.0 
 6. Scott, VEF Riga5.0 
 7. Leimanis, Betsafe/.4.0 
 8. Perez-K., VEF R.4.0 
 9. Lasenbergs, Valka/Va.4.0 
 10. Elksnis, Valmiera4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Blake HAMILTON
  Ventspils
  (198-G-94)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Hamilton, Ventspils2.6 
 2. Mejeris, VEF Riga2.3 
 3. Jaunzems, LU2.3 
 4. Krestinin, Jurmala2.0 
 5. Bruzas, Valka/Valga2.0 
 6. Benjamin, Betsafe/.2.0 
 7. Magone, Jekabpils1.7 
 8. Leimanis, Betsafe/.1.7 
 9. Zebergs, BK Ogre1.6 
 10. Strelnieks, Jurmala1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Ilja GROMOVS
  VEF Riga
  (208-C-94)
  Avg: 1.3
 1. Gromovs, VEF Riga1.3 
 2. Mezulis, LU1.0 
 3. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.0 
 4. Bruesewitz, Ventspils1.0 
 5. Saulitis, Jurmala1.0 
 6. Labuckas, VEF Riga0.7 
 7. Zvigurs, Jurmala0.7 
 8. Krestinin, Jurmala0.7 
 9. Sipolins, BK Ogre0.6 
 10. Antrops, BK Ogre0.6 
Player of the Week

 Eduards Hazners
  Valmiera
  ( 192-G-97 )
  

Latvian Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

VEF Riga 75% Oct.25 Valka/Valga
LU 76% Oct.22 Jekabpils
Betsafe/Liep Oct.21 Ventspils 86%
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

RTU Oct.27 Memele/Bausk 53%
ViA 63% Oct.27 VEF skola
Valkas SI Oct.26 LU/BS Riga 52%
RSU Oct.26 Kekava 70%
Ogre/Kumho T Oct.26 Livani 86%
Turiba 62% Oct.25 RTU
VeA 73% Oct.25 Limbazi
VEF skola 59% Oct.24 Valkas SI
Jelgava 99% Oct.24 Riga/Ridzene
Gulbenes Buk 50% Oct.21 Valkas SI
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
First Round Schedule
Siauliai 50% Oct.31 Betsafe/Liep
Parnu 50% Oct.31 Vytautas
TLU/Kalev 50% Oct.31 Barsy Atyrau
Tartu Ulikoo 50% Oct.29 Barsy Atyrau
P.Zvaigzdes 50% Oct.26 TLU/Kalev
TTU 50% Oct.26 Valmiera
Vytautas 50% Oct.25 Tsmoki-Minsk
Jurmala 50% Oct.25 Betsafe/Liep
Rapla 50% Oct.24 Parnu
Siauliai 50% Oct.24 Tsmoki-Minsk
Tartu Ulikoo 50% Oct.24 BK Ogre
Check Full Games/Schedule
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Kalev/Cramo 57% Oct.23 Parma
Zenit 95% Oct.22 VEF Riga
Tsmoki-Minsk 57% Oct.22 Astana
CSKA 64% Oct.22 Avtodor
Lokomotiv 51% Oct.21 Unics
Enisey Oct.21 N.Novgorod 96%
LBL Round 21 of Regular Season - Jan 12, 2013


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Artis Ate
Second-best Jekabpils (10-8) fell to ninth ranked Liepaja (6-12) in overtime by two points 93-95 on Thursday night. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Jekabpils. It was a good game for Artis Ate who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 11 rebounds (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). Liepaja maintains ninth place with 6-12 record. Newly promoted Jekabpils dropped to the third position with eight games lost. Liepaja will face league's leader Valmiera on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Jekabpils will play against Jurmala.

The most impressive performance of 21th round was 20 points and 20 rebounds by Jurijs Aleksejevs of Jekabpils.

U18 - Turiba 73-82

The game between closely ranked teams ended with tenth ranked Turiba's (5-13) road victory over bottom-ranked U18 (1-10) in Riga 82-73 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 8 points at the halftime before their 52-35 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. It was a good game for forward Matiss Rudmiezis (190-91) who led his team to a victory with 16 points and 7 rebounds. Forward Martins Vinauds (194-91) contributed with 19 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Guard Kristaps Plavnieks (182-95) answered with 15 points and 7 assists and center Andzejs Pasecniks (211-95) added 15 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for U18. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Turiba maintains tenth place with 5-13 record. U18 lost sixth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Turiba will face league's second-placed Barons kvartals in Riga in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Turiba: M.Vinauds 19+6reb, K.Apsitis 17+3reb, M.Rudmiezis 16+7reb+2ast, M.Motivans 13+2reb+2ast, J.Kalnins 5+7reb, V.Veinbergs 5+4reb+1ast
U18: K.Plavnieks 15+1reb+7ast, A.Pasecniks 15+7reb+1ast, R.Avenitis 13+4reb, I.Zvigurs 11+7reb+1ast, D.Geks 6+3reb, R.Paze 4+2reb+1ast
gschID: 230955


Jurmala - LU 86-67

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both eighth ranked Jurmala and 6th ranked Latvijas Universitate had identical 8-9 record. This time Jurmala used a home court advantage and smashed the opponent from Riga 86-67 on Saturday night. The game without a history. Jurmala led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Latvijas Universitate was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for forward Atis Ozols (199-81) who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 9 rebounds. point guard Davis Coders (188-92) contributed with 15 points and 4 assists for the winners. Four Jurmala players scored in double figures. Guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) answered with 19 points and 5 rebounds and forward Klavs Strazdins (192-93) added 13 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Latvijas Universitate. Latvijas Universitate's coach rotated twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Jurmala (9-9) moved-up to sixth place. Latvijas Universitate at the other side dropped to the eighth position with ten games lost. Jurmala will face higher ranked Jekabpils (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Latvijas Universitate will play against Jelgava (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Jurmala: A.Ozols 21+9reb+1ast, D.Coders 15+3reb+4ast, J.Dilevka 12+5reb+3ast, U.Vilums 12+4reb+2ast, R.Mednis 7+8reb+1ast, K.Brown 7
LU: Z.Peiners 19+5reb+3ast, H.Rubenis 15+2reb+1ast, K.Strazdins 13+8reb+1ast, K.Dargais 7+5reb, R.Zebergs 6+3reb, A.Lusis 5+4reb
gschID: 230954


Liepaja - Jekabpils 95-93 OT

Second-best Jekabpils (10-8) fell to ninth ranked Liepaja (6-12) in overtime by two points 93-95 on Thursday night. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Jekabpils. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 23-13. But Jekabpils won third quarter 22-20. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening, at least not yet. The game turned upside-down in the last quarter, where Jekabpils used huge pressure winning it 28-18 getting a tie at the end of regular time. They lost eventually overtime period 14-16. Liepaja made 29-of-36 free shots (80.6 percent) during the game. Strangely Jekabpils outrebounded Liepaja 48-33 including a 26-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. Jekabpils were plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for guard Artis Ate (191-89) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 11 rebounds (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). Arturs Bricis (196-92) contributed with 21 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. The former international center Jurijs Aleksejevs (202-85) answered with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 20 rebounds and American point guard P.J. Hill jr. (182-87, college: Ohio St.) added 23 points and 4 steals (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) in the effort for Jekabpils. Four Liepaja and five Jekabpils players scored in double figures. Liepaja maintains ninth place with 6-12 record. Newly promoted Jekabpils dropped to the third position with eight games lost. Liepaja will face league's leader Valmiera on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Jekabpils will play against Jurmala.
Top scorers:
Liepaja: A.Bricis 21+6reb, A.Ate 20+11reb+3ast, G.Plater 20+2reb+2ast, P.Pastusena 10+6reb+1ast, K.Miglinieks 7+3reb, A.Helmanis 7+2reb
Jekabpils: P.Hill jr. 23+2reb+3ast, J.Aleksejevs 20+20reb+3ast, M.Hlebowicki 14+7reb, R.Sirsnins 13+7reb+4ast, T.O'Brien 10+4reb+1ast, K.Piternieks 6+1reb
gschID: 230953


Barons kvartals - Jelgava 90-79

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fifth ranked Barons kvartals' (10-7) home victory over 6th ranked Jelgava (8-9) in Riga 90-79 on Thursday. The game was mostly controlled by Barons kvartals. Jelgava was better in second period 26-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Jelgava 52-22 including a 16-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. Barons kvartals looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. It was a good game for forward Maris Gulbis (202-85, agency: Players Group) who led his team to a victory with 27 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. American forward Tyler Cain (203-88, college: S.Dakota) contributed with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Four Barons kvartals players scored in double figures. Guard Kristaps Kanbergs (190-88) answered with 19 points and 4 assists and guard Sandis Silavs (195-88) added 11 points and 4 assists in the effort for Jelgava. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Barons kvartals have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to second place. Jelgava at the other side dropped to the seventh position with nine games lost. Barons kvartals will face Turiba (#10) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Jelgava will play against Latvijas Universitate in Riga and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Barons kvartals: M.Gulbis 27+9reb+4ast, I.Bergmanis 18+5reb+4ast, T.Cain 15+17reb+4ast, S.Metra 13+2reb+3ast, J.Rozitis 7+9reb+2ast, A.Epners 2+3reb
Jelgava: K.Kanbergs 19+1reb+4ast, S.Silavs 11+1reb+4ast, E.Krumins 10+6reb, S.Haynes 9+1ast, K.Chamberlain 8+3reb, A.Duselis 7
gschID: 230952
  




Rihards
Ginters
LBL2 Round 3: RSU hands first loss to Memele/Bauskas - 22 hours ago
The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader, derby games and favorites losing the games. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Memele/Bauskas (2-1) in Riga on Thursday night. Visitors were rolled over by RSU (2-1) 108-67. RSU dominated down low during the game scoring 68 of its points in the paint compared to Memele/Bauskas' 32. They outrebounded Memele/Bauskas 44-33 including a 35-24 advantage in defensiv...   [read more]

Anzejs
Pasecniks
Anzejs Pasecniks selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - 3 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Latvians who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international center Anzejs Pasecniks (218-95). He could not help Gran Canaria (1-1) in their last game. Despite Pasecniks' very good performance the league leader Gran Canaria lost 94-98 on the road to the lower-ranked (#4) Tofas.    [read more]

Eduards
Hazners
Latvian LBL round 3 best performance: Eduards Hazners - 5 days ago
Guard Eduards Hazners (192-G-97) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Valmiera, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 3. The 20-year old player was the main contributor (28 points, four rebounds and three assists) to his team's victory, helping them to edge out Valka/Valga (#6, 1-2) 75-71. Valmiera is placed at 8th position in Latvian LBL. Too late to salvage the team, which is currently ranked such low. They already lost 4 games and recorded j...   [read more]


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