Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
Latvia Internationally
Authors:
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Latvian basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
PLAY PRO IN EUROPE
We can help you
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 17-1 
 2. Kekava 16-1 
 3. Jelgava 15-4 
 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 2-15 
 12. Livani 1-14 
Places 13-21
 1. VeA 13-1 
 2. DSN/SB 10-4 
 3. Madona 8-5 
 4. VEF skola 8-6 
 5. LU/BS Riga 7-3 
 6. Valmiera/ORDO-2 6-5 
 7. Jekabpils II 3-10 
 8. Riga/Ridzene 1-11 
 9. BJBS Riga 0-11 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:2/22/2017
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 7-8 
 8 Astana 7-10 
 9 N.Novgorod 6-12 
 10 Avtodor 5-11 
 11 Tsmoki-Minsk 4-12 
 12 Kalev/Cramo 4-13 
 13 Parma 0-15 
Last:2/24/2017
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 )
  
Latvian men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 Baltic League:
 VTB League:
 Bb Cham.League:

Latvian Basketball (Men)

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 15 (Second Stage)

Madona 95% Feb.26 BJBS Riga
Ogre/Kumho T 76% Feb.25 Gulbenes Buk
VeA 73% Feb.25 Valmiera/OR
Jelgava Feb.24 Turiba 56%
Limbazi Feb.24 RSU 65%
Saldus 61% Feb.24 Gulbenes Buk
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (1/8 Finals)

Pinar Karsiy Mar.1 Besiktas 55%
Ludwigsburg Mar.1 Neptunas 63%
Banco di Srd 63% Mar.1 Le Mans
Aris Mar.1 ASVEL 62%
Umana VE 51% Mar.1 Scandone AV
EWE Baskets 60% Feb.28 Banvit BK
AEK Athens 57% Feb.28 Monaco
PAOK Feb.28 Iberostar Te 52%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Kalev/Cramo Mar.1 Barons Riga 98%
TU/Rock Mar.1 Nevezis 93%
Liepaja/Trio Mar.1 P.Zvaigzdes 80%
Vytautas Feb.28 Valmiera 95%
Next Round Schedule

Round 22 (Regular Season)

Tsmoki-Minsk 61% Feb.27 VEF Riga
CSKA 61% Feb.26 Unics
Avtodor Feb.25 Astana 59%
Davis Bertans selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 31, 2013


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET CENTER
  follow us on Facebook Twitter

Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Latvians who are currently playing abroad.


Davis Bertans
Davis Bertans
   #1. This week's number one is an international small forward Davis Bertans (203-92, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Serbia. He could not help Partizan (12-7) in their last game. Despite Bertans' good performance Partizan was edged 78-76 on the road by the lower-ranked (#6) Radnicki KG. He recorded 11 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 25 minutes on the court. This year Bertans averages: 8.7ppg, 2.6rpg, 2FGP: 51.1%, 3FGP: 44.2% and FT: 72.0% in the 19 games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Latvian senior national team.

Juris Umbrasko
Juris Umbrasko
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced former international swingman Juris Umbrasko (197-79, currently plays in Estonia). Umbrasko led BC Rakvere to a victory over the league outsider Hito/Johvi (1-16) crushing them 86-64 in the Estonian KML last Saturday. He was MVP of the game. Umbrasko recorded 20 points. BC Rakvere Tarvas (15-4) is placed second in the KML. It was his team's tenth consecutive victory in a row. Umbrasko has relatively good stats this season: 13.7ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.3apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 47.4%, 3FGP: 38.1% and FT: 81.6%. He played for the Latvian national team in 2008.

Janis Strelnieks
Janis Strelnieks
   #3. The Latvian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international point guard Janis Strelnieks (191-89, currently plays in Eurocup). Strelnieks contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Stelmet ZG (1-3) crushing them 89-69 in the Eurocup on Wednesday night. He scored 7 points and added 4 assists in 27 minutes. Spartak St.Petersburg (3-1) is placed second in group K. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be critical. This year Strelnieks' overall stats are: 6.1ppg, 2.7apg and FT: 77.8% in the 10 games. He is also a member of the Latvian senior national team.

Armands Skele
Armands Skele
   #4. Guard Armands Skele (192-83, currently plays in Estonia) contributed to an easy victory against one of league's weakest teams Tln Kalev (4-15) crushing them 95-62 in a derby game in the Estonian KML in Tuesday night's game. Skele scored 17 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dished 5 assists. BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn (11-5) is placed third in the KML. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Skele's total stats this season are: 9.8ppg, 5.4rpg and 2.6apg. He is also Latvian national team player.

Ivars Timermanis
Ivars Timermanis
   #5. Former international forward Ivars Timermanis (203-82, currently plays in Romania), who plays in the Romanian Liga Nationala was not able to help Ploiesti (13-6) in their last game. Despite Timermanis' very good performance Ploiesti was edged 95-93 on the opponent's court by the lower-ranked (#9) Rovinari. He was the top scorer with 23 points. Timermanis also added 7 rebounds in 29 minutes. This year Timermanis has relatively solid stats: 10.3ppg, 3.5rpg and 1.1apg in the 18 games. He used to play for the Latvian national team six years ago.

Janis Blums
Janis Blums
   #6. Shooting guard Janis Blums (191-82, currently plays in Lithuania) contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Naglis Palangos (0-13) crushing them 87-52 in the Lithuanian LKL on Monday night. Blums scored 11 points. Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius (5-2) is placed eighth in the LKL. It's Blums' first season with the team. His total stats this year are: 8.4ppg, 2.0rpg and 1.3apg. Blums is an international player who is currently on the senior Latvian National Team roster.

Edgars Jeromanovs
Edgars Jeromanovs
   #7. International point guard Edgars Jeromanovs (186-86, currently plays in EuroChallenge), who plays in Sweden was not able to secure a victory for Norrkoping Dolphins (1-2) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the fourth-placed Norrkoping Dolphins lost 76-81 in Yuzhny to the second-ranked Khimik in the group K of EuroChallenge. Jeromanovs was the top scorer with 22 points. He also added 5 rebounds in 21 minutes. There are only three games left until the end of the EuroChallenge Top 16. So now every game is very crucial. Jeromanovs has reliable stats this year: 12.6ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.0apg and 1.6spg in the nine games. He is also Latvian national team player.

Maris Laksa
Maris Laksa
   #8. Forward Maris Laksa (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Estonia) is a teammate of previously mentioned Juris Umbrasko and both played together in the last Estonian KML game. Laksa was the major contributor in a BC Rakvere's victory against the league outsider Hito/Johvi (1-16) crushing them 86-64. He recorded 15 points. Laksa is ranked first on the list of the top scorers in the league. He has individually a very good season with high stats. Laksa averages: 16.8ppg, 2.9rpg, 1.4apg and 1.4spg. He used to play for the Latvian national team back in 2003.

Ernests Kalve
Ernests Kalve
   #9. Former international forward Ernests Kalve (200-87, currently plays in EuroChallenge) contributed to Szolnok's victory against the closely-ranked Hapoel Holon (0-3) 77-72 in the EuroChallenge on Wednesday night. Kalve scored 13 points and added 3 passes in 24 minutes. Szolnoki Olajbanyasz (2-1) is placed third in group J. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the EuroChallenge Top 16. So now every game will be important. Kalve averaged so far 14.7ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.3apg in the nine games. He used to play for the Latvian national team three years ago.

Kristaps Valters
Kristaps Valters
   #10. Guard Kristaps Valters (190-81, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a Baloncesto Fuenlabrada's surprising victory against the tenth-ranked Blusens Monbus (9-10) 79-73 in the Spanish ACB in Saturday night's game. Valters recorded 17 points and added 4 assists. Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada (6-13) is placed 16th in the ACB. Valters' total stats this season are: 9.0ppg, 2.0rpg, 3.1apg and 1.1spg. He is a former international player as four years ago he still played for the Latvian senior national team.

   #11. Former international center Andris Biedrins (213-86, currently plays in NBA) managed to help Golden State Warriors in a victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-95 in the NBA last Tuesday. Biedrins scored only 2 points, had 5 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 11 minutes. This year Biedrins' total stats are: 0.5ppg and 3.1rpg in the 36 games. He used to play for the Latvian national team four years ago.

   #12. Former international center Kaspars Kambala (206-78, agency: Alti Sport, college: UNLV, currently plays in Turkey) was the main contributor in a Pi Koleji's shocking victory against the fifth-ranked Izmir BSB 76-75 in the Turkish TB2L (second division) on Sunday night. Kambala was the best player in that game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 27 points and getting 15 rebounds. It was his first game for Pi Koleji this season. Kambala used to play for the Latvian national team back in 2009.

   #13. International point guard Kaspars Vecvagars (193-93, currently plays in Baltic League), who plays in Lithuania couldn't help Lietkabelis (1-2) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Lietkabelis (#3) lost 67-74 in Riga to the leading Barons kvartals in the group E of Baltic League. Vecvagars was the second best scorer with 15 points in 20 minutes. Vecvagars has averaged so far 8.5ppg, 2.7rpg, 2.7apg and 1.4spg in the 13 games. He is also Latvian national team player.

   #14. Former international swingman Mareks Jurevicus (197-85, currently plays in Italy) helped Prima Veroli win their game against the league outsider Aget Service IM 78-74 in the Italian Lega2 (second division) last Sunday. Jurevicus scored 19 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Jurevicus averaged so far 13.8ppg, 4.1rpg, 1.7apg and 1.6spg. He used to play for the Latvian national team back in 2011.

   #15. Former U18 international guard Edgars Cunda (195-84, currently plays in Estonia) helped Valga win their game against the league outsider Hito/Johvi crushing them 72-50 in the Estonian KML on Friday night. Cunda recorded 13 points and added 6 passes in 32 minutes. Cunda belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #4 with 4.1apg. This year his other stats are: 11.1ppg, 6.4rpg and 1.4spg in the 17 games. Cunda used to play for the Latvian U18 national team eleven years ago.


The list of other players, who all have Latvian passport but never been selected to any of Latvian national teams:

   #1. Matiss Sakne (191-G-91, currently plays in Denmark) contributed to a 1-point Horsens IC's victory against the league outsider Aalborg (1-18) 74-73 in the Danish Ligaen on Sunday night. He scored 7 points. Horsens IC (17-5) is placed second in the Ligaen. Sakne has averaged so far 3.8ppg, 1.4rpg and 1.2apg.

   #2. Martins Berkis (198-F-85, currently plays in Hungary), who plays in the Hungarian A Division could not help one of league's weakest teams Marso NYKK (7-11) to beat Kormend (7-10). He scored 8 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 34 minutes. Marso NYKK was badly defeated 83-64 on the road by the higher-ranked (#9) Kormend. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Berkis has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.7ppg, 5.7rpg, 2.4apg and 1.4spg in the 18 games he played so far.

   #3. Ugis Promolds (190-G-88, currently plays in Denmark) was not able to help SISU (15-0) in their game against Randers (10-11) in the Danish Ligaen. Promolds scored 7 points. The league leader SISU was defeated 95-88 on the opponent's court by the lower-ranked Randers (#6). Promolds has averaged so far 2.0ppg and 1.2rpg.

   #4. Martins Abele (216-C-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) was not able to secure a victory for the Duquesne (0-6) in their game against the Saint Louis University (3-2) in the NCAA. He cannot count Wednesday's game as one of the best ones. Abele scored only 2 points in 17 minutes. The Duquesne lost 64-73 at home to the Saint Louis University. So far Duquesne lost all six games in the conference Abele has averaged so far 2.0ppg and 1.2rpg in the 14 games.   




Martin
Barrett
Martin Barrett's triple-double lands him LBL2 (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 12 hours ago
Swingman Martin Barrett (196-F/G) had a great game in the last round for Madona/BJSS (they play in Places 13-21) and receives a Eurobasket.com LBL2 Player of the Week award for round 14 (Second Stage). He recorded a triple-double of 29 points adding also 10 rebounds and 12 assists, while his team beat VEF skola (#16, 8-6) 94-82. Madona is placed at 3rd position in Latvian LBL2. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier in Second Stage. Madona will need more...   [read more]

Janis Timma
Janis Timma selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - 18 hours ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Latvian players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international small forward Janis Timma (201-92). Heto a victory against the league leader CSKA in the VTB United League in Thursday night's game.    [read more]

Nauris
Miezis
LBL2 Round 14 (Second Stage): Kekava hand first loss to Turiba - 1 day ago
The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss ofTuriba (17-1) on the court of second ranked Kekava on Tuesday night. Visitors were defeated by Kekava 86-77. It ended at the same time the 23-game winning streak of Turiba. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Forward Nauris Miezis (189-91) orchestrated the victory by scoring 40 points...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3
Latvian LBL round 22 best performance: Lauris Blaus (by Court Side) - 3 days ago  
Valmiera adds Valters to their roster - 4 days ago  
LBL Round 22: Jekabpils are defeated by Barons Riga - 4 days ago  
Best players of Latvian LBL2 round 13 (Second Stage) - by Court Side - 4 days ago  
LBL2 Round 13 (Second Stage): RSU edge Limbazi by two points - 5 days ago  
Latvian LBL2 round 12 (Second Stage) best performance: Elvis Endzels - 7 days ago  
LBL2 Round 12 (Second Stage): Ventspils Augstskola lose their first game against LU/BS Riga - 8 days ago  
Latvian League All-Star Game 2017 Rosters - 10 days ago  
Imports Team outgun LBL Team in All-Star Game - 13 days ago  
Osins' 26 points and 5 assists give him LBL2 Player of the Week award - 13 days ago  
LBL2 Round 11 (Second Stage): Top-ranked Turiba wins another game - 14 days ago  
Duselis' 19 points and 7 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 14 days ago  
Janis Strelnieks selected the top Latvian playing abroad in last week's games - 15 days ago  
LBL Round 21 of Regular Season - 15 days ago  
Pertevniyal adds Cavars to their roster - 16 days ago  
Champions League: Ventspils top Umana Reyer in playoff qualifiers opener - 17 days ago  
Best players of Latvian LBL2 round 10 (Second Stage) - 17 days ago  
LBL2 Round 10 (Second Stage): Ogre/Kumho Tyre edge Limbazi by three points - 18 days ago  
Pertevniyal sign McMullan to strengthen backcourt depth - 20 days ago  
Best players of Latvian LBL round 20 - 21 days ago  
1 | 2 | 3

Articles
Interviews
Site Map:
Eurobasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.