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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
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 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: 16.9
 1. Larson, Barons Riga16.9 
 2. Blums, VEF Riga14.8 
 3. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.14.7 
 4. Pitts, Valmiera14.7 
 5. Griffin, Liepaja/.14.6 
 6. Ausejs, Liepaja/.14.0 
 7. Stumbris, Jekabpils13.8 
 8. Jogela, Barons Riga13.7 
 9. Laksa, Valmiera13.5 
 10. Jeromanovs, Jurma.13.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Barons Riga
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Rozitis, Barons Riga8.5 
 2. Iljins, Jurmala8.4 
 3. Krestinin, Barons R.7.8 
 4. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.5 
 5. Montgomery, Liepaja/.7.5 
 6. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.6.9 
 7. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils6.9 
 8. Jonats, Valmiera6.6 
 9. Strelnieks, Jurmala6.4 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.6.8 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.1 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.9 
 4. Pitts, Valmiera5.8 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.7 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Vitols, BK Ogre4.9 
 8. Birkans, LU4.3 
 9. Larson, Barons Riga4.3 
 10. McMullan, Liepaja/.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.2.2 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga1.9 
 3. Richard, VEF Riga1.8 
 4. Pitts, Valmiera1.7 
 5. Campbell, Ventspils1.6 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.6 
 7. Larson, Barons Riga1.5 
 8. Krestinin, Barons R.1.5 
 9. Mitchell, Valmiera1.5 
 10. Jeromanovs, Jurma.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Barons Riga
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Rozitis, Barons Riga1.1 
 2. Grazulis, Ventspils1.0 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala1.0 
 4. Krestinin, Barons R.0.9 
 5. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.8 
 6. Montgomery, Liepaja/.0.8 
 7. Selakovs, Jekabpils0.7 
 8. Niedra, BK Ogre0.7 
 9. Rozitis, Jurmala0.7 
Player of the Week

 Rihards Adins
  Turiba
  ( 200-F/C-98-94 )
  

 D'or Fischer
  Valmiera
  ( 211-C-116-81 )
  

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

Game 3 (Quarter-Finals)

Valmiera 73% Apr.27 Liepaja/Trio
Jekabpils 56% Apr.26 Barons Riga
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

Jelgava 68% Apr.24 ViA
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Banvit BK 58% Apr.28 Monaco
Iberostar Te 60% Apr.28 Umana VE
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

CSKA 90% May.5 Astana
Lokomotiv 67% May.5 Unics
Khimki 56% May.4 Enisey
Zenit 84% May.1 VEF Riga
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
  




Martins
Laksa
LBL Round 1 of Quarter-Finals. Wins for Valmiera and Jekabpils - 2 days ago
Valmiera - Liepaja/Triobet 101-70 Valmiera cruised past Liepaja/Triobet in the quarterfinal series opener. The game without a history. Valmiera led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Liepaja/Triobet's 38. They outrebounded Liepaja/Triobet 38-21 including a 29-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of the former i...   [read more]

Gatis
Justovics
LBL2 Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Jelgava beat Turiba, advance into Finals - 2 days ago
Turiba - Jelgava 81-94 Jelgava outgunned Turiba on the road to seal their LBL2 Finals birth. The game without a history. Jelgava led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 20-of-22 free shots (90.9 percent) during the game. Jelgava looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. 26 personal fouls committed by Turiba helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for guard Gatis Justovics (1...   [read more]

Janis
Strelnieks
Janis Strelnieks selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - 4 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 point guard Janis Strelnieks (191-89). He was the major contributor in a Brose Baskets' victory against the 14th-ranked Walter Tigers in the German BBL in Thursday night's game.    [read more]

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