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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 15-1 
 2. Valmiera 10-7 
 3. VEF Riga 9-2 
 4. Jekabpils 9-7 
 5. Jurmala 8-10 
 6. Barons Riga 7-8 
 7. Liepaja/Triobet 7-10 
 8. BK Ogre 6-10 
 9. Valka/Valga 3-6 
 10. LU 2-15 
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
LBL2 Standings
Places 1-12
 1. Kekava 11-0 
 2. Turiba 11-0 
 3. ViA 9-2 
 4. Jelgava 8-4 
 5. Marupe 8-5 
 6. RSU 6-5 
 7. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 5-5 
 8. Limbazi 4-7 
 9. RTU 3-9 
 10. Gulbenes Buki 1-9 
 11. Saldus 1-11 
 12. Livani 0-10 
Places 13-21
 1. VeA 8-0 
 2. DSN/SB 5-3 
 3. Valmiera/ORDO-2 4-2 
 4. VEF skola 3-2 
 5. LU/BS Riga 3-3 
 6. Madona 3-4 
 7. Jekabpils II 2-5 
 8. Riga/Ridzene 0-4 
 9. BJBS Riga 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
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 11-1 
 2 Banvit BK 9-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 8-4 
 4 Aris 8-4 
 5 Fraport SKY 5-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 4-8 
 7 Helios 2-10 
 8 Bakken 1-11 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-3 
 2 Umana VE 8-4 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 7-5 
 4 Kataja Basket 6-6 
 5 Avtodor 5-7 
 6 Oradea 5-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 5-7 
 8 Khimik 3-9 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 9-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 8-4 
 3 Neptunas 8-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-5 
 5 PAOK 6-6 
 6 Usak 4-8 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 3-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-9 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-2 
 2 Scandone AV 8-4 
 3 Strasbourg 7-5 
 4 Juventus 7-5 
 5 Cibona 5-7 
 6 Mega Leks 4-8 
 7 Oostende 4-8 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-9 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 10-2 
 2 Partizan 8-4 
 3 Ludwigsburg 8-4 
 4 AEK Athens 7-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 5-7 
 6 Spirou 4-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-8 
 8 Szolnok 2-10 
Last:1/16/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Barons Riga 9-2 
 2 Rapla 8-3 
 3 Nevezis 7-3 
 4 Jurmala 5-6 
 5 Liepaja/Triobet 4-6 
 6 Parnu 3-8 
 7 Barsy Atyrau 0-8 
Group B
 1 P.Zvaigzdes 10-1 
 2 Valmiera 8-2 
 3 Jekabpils 7-4 
 4 BK Ogre 5-6 
 5 TTU 4-6 
 6 Tarvas 2-8 
 7 COR-Borisfen 0-9 
Last:1/13/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 11-1 
 2 Lokomotiv 10-2 
 3 Unics 10-2 
 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:1/15/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tauras JOGELA
  Barons Riga
  (202-PF-93)
  Avg: 16.3
 1. Jogela, Barons Riga16.3 
 2. Laksa, Valmiera15.1 
 3. Blums, VEF Riga15.0 
 4. Kaufmanis, Valmiera14.9 
 5. Geks, Barons Riga14.5 
 6. Saage, Valka/Valga14.3 
 7. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils13.3 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils13.1 
 9. Silavs, Valka/Valga13.1 
 10. Pitts, Valmiera12.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Liepaja/.
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 2. Krestinin, Barons R.7.7 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala7.7 
 4. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.2 
 5. Strelnieks, Jurmala7.1 
 6. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils6.9 
 7. Jonats, Valmiera6.8 
 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. Larson, Barons Riga5.5 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.5 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Pitts, Valmiera4.9 
 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. Larson, Barons Riga2.3 
 3. Skele, VEF Riga2.3 
 4. Richard, VEF Riga2.0 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.8 
 6. Campbell, Ventspils1.8 
 7. Krestinin, Barons R.1.7 
 8. Sirsnins, Jekabpils1.7 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga1.6 
 10. Deane, Ventspils1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Kaspars BERZINS
  BK Ogre
  (213-PF-85)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Berzins, BK Ogre1.5 
 2. Pollard, Liepaja/.1.4 
 3. Grazulis, Ventspils1.4 
 4. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
 5. Rozitis, Liepaja/.1.1 
 6. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 7. Niedra, BK Ogre0.9 
 8. Rozitis, Jurmala0.9 
 9. Iljins, Jurmala0.8 
 10. Zelionis, Ventspils0.8 
Player of the Week

 Jurijs Aleksejevs
  Jekabpils
  (202-C-112)
  

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

Round 19 (Regular Season)

LU Jan.22 Jekabpils 85%
Valka/Valga 51% Jan.21 Jurmala
Valka/Valga Jan.18 Valmiera 67%
Jurmala 76% Jan.18 LU
Barons Riga Jan.18 Jekabpils 52%
Next Round Schedule

Round 7 (Second Stage)

LU/BS Riga 50% Jan.21 VEF skola
Valmiera/OR Jan.21 Madona 52%
Gulbenes Buk Jan.21 Ogre/Kumho T 83%
RTU Jan.20 Limbazi 62%
DSN/SB 88% Jan.19 Riga/Ridzene
Turiba 55% Jan.18 Kekava
Ogre/Kumho T Jan.18 Jelgava 53%
Marupe 53% Jan.18 ViA
VEF skola 68% Jan.17 Valmiera/OR
VeA 94% Jan.17 Jekabpils I
Saldus Jan.17 RSU 86%
Next Round Schedule

Round 13 (Regular Season)

Group A
CEZ Nymburk Jan.17 Monaco 53%
Banvit BK 81% Jan.17 Helios
Aris 60% Jan.17 Fraport SKY
Ironi Nahari 81% Jan.17 Bakken
Group B
Avtodor Jan.18 Umana VE 52%
Macc.Rishon Jan.18 Le Mans 68%
Pinar Karsiy 70% Jan.18 Khimik
Oradea 55% Jan.18 Kataja Bsk
Group C
PAOK Jan.18 EWE Baskets 57%
Neptunas Jan.18 Ventspils 54%
Openjobmetis 55% Jan.18 Usak
ASVEL 90% Jan.17 Rosa Radom
Group D
Iberostar Te 66% Jan.18 Scandone AV
Juventus 73% Jan.18 Mornar Bar
Strasbourg Jan.18 Cibona 54%
Oostende Jan.17 Mega Leks 56%
Group E
Stelmet ZG 57% Jan.18 Spirou
Partizan 69% Jan.18 AEK Athens
Szolnok Jan.17 Besiktas 86%
Ludwigsburg 67% Jan.17 Banco di Srd
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Valmiera 95% Jan.21 COR-Borisfe
Rapla 96% Jan.19 Barsy Atyrau
TTU 91% Jan.19 COR-Borisfe
Nevezis 72% Jan.18 Liepaja/Trio
Parnu 88% Jan.17 Barsy Atyrau
Tarvas 75% Jan.17 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 25: No surprise as #1 Barons kvartals defeat U18 - Feb 4, 2013


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Epners
LBL top team - Barons kvartals (14-7) had no problems winning another game on Monday. This time they crushed eleventh ranked U18 (1-12) in Riga 92-64. The game without a history. Barons kvartals 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 U18's 22. Barons kvartals forced 19 U18 turnovers and outrebounded them 47-28 including a 33-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. 25 personal fouls committed by U18 helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Andris Epners (198-92) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 16 rebounds for the winners and center Jekabs Rozitis (205-86) chipped in 14 points and 15 rebounds. At the losing side center Andzejs Pasecniks (211-95) responded with 14 points and 6 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Barons kvartals have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place with 14-7 record. U18 lost eighth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with 12 games lost. Barons kvartals are looking forward to face league's second-placed Valmiera at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. U18 will have a break next round.
The game in Riga was also worth to mention about. Third ranked Valmiera (13-8) played at the court of 8th ranked Latvijas Universitate (8-14). Valmiera defeated Latvijas Universitate 93-83. Forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) nailed 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winning side and Artjoms Butjankovs accounted for 10 points and 13 rebounds. Guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) came up with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists for Latvijas Universitate in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Valmiera moved-up to second place, which they share with Jekabpils. Latvijas Universitate at the other side keeps the eighth position with 14 games lost. Valmiera will play against league's leader Barons kvartals in Riga in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Latvijas Universitate will play at home against Turiba (#10) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
9th ranked Liepaja (7-15) was outscored at home by fourth ranked Ventspils (11-1) with the biggest margin this round 107-67 on Saturday night. Ronalds Zakis fired 17 points for the winners. Ventspils' coach Roberts Stelmahers felt very confident that he used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Artis Ate produced 23 points and 5 rebounds for lost side. The victory was the eighth consecutive win for Ventspils. They maintain fourth place with 11-1 record. Loser Liepaja keeps the ninth position with 15 games lost. They share it with Turiba. Ventspils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Liepaja will play against Jekabpils (#3) and hope to secure a win.

In the last game of round 25 Turiba lost to Jelgava on the opponent's court 80-87.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 28 points and 11 rebounds by Edgars Krumins of Jelgava.



U18 - Barons kvartals 64-92

LBL top team - Barons kvartals (14-7) had no problems winning another game on Monday. This time they crushed eleventh ranked U18 (1-12) in Riga 92-64. The game without a history. Barons kvartals 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 U18's 22. Barons kvartals forced 19 U18 turnovers and outrebounded them 47-28 including a 33-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. 25 personal fouls committed by U18 helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Andris Epners (198-92) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 16 rebounds for the winners and center Jekabs Rozitis (205-86) chipped in 14 points and 15 rebounds. Four Barons kvartals players scored in double figures. At the losing side center Andzejs Pasecniks (211-95) responded with 14 points and 6 rebounds and forward Ervins Meznieks-Zahars (194-96) scored 8 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Barons kvartals have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place with 14-7 record. U18 lost eighth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with 12 games lost. Barons kvartals are looking forward to face league's second-placed Valmiera at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. U18 will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
U18: A.Pasecniks 14+6reb, D.Geks 11+2reb+1ast, E.Meznieks-Zahars 8+3reb+3ast, E.Lasenbergs 6+1reb, K.Plavnieks 5+1reb+2ast, K.Cavars 5+5reb
Barons kvartals: A.Epners 21+16reb, J.Rozitis 14+15reb, N.Miezis 11+2reb+6ast, S.Metra 10+1reb+2ast, R.Paze 9+5reb, A.Brunins 8+3reb
gschID: 232684


LU - Valmiera 83-93

The game in Riga was also worth to mention about. Third ranked Valmiera (13-8) played at the court of 8th ranked Latvijas Universitate (8-14). Valmiera defeated Latvijas Universitate 93-83. They outrebounded Latvijas Universitate 38-20 including 25 on the defensive glass. Latvijas Universitate was plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. Forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) nailed 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winning side and power forward Artjoms Butjankovs (205-91, agency: FCM) accounted for 10 points and 13 rebounds. Guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) came up with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists and guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) added 24 points and 4 assists respectively for Latvijas Universitate in the defeat. Five Valmiera and four Latvijas Universitate players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Valmiera moved-up to second place, which they share with Jekabpils. Latvijas Universitate at the other side keeps the eighth position with 14 games lost. Valmiera will play against league's leader Barons kvartals in Riga in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Latvijas Universitate will play at home against Turiba (#10) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
LU: Z.Peiners 24+4ast, K.Dargais 19+10reb+7ast, K.Strazdins 11+1reb, M.Vitols 10+2reb+2ast, N.Saknitis 8+1reb, H.Rubenis 4+2reb+1ast
Valmiera: J.Berzins 25+5reb+5ast, S.Amolins 16+2reb+4ast, R.Gabrans 15+1reb+5ast, J.Kaufmanis 14+2reb+3ast, A.Butjankovs 10+13reb, M.Ziedins 8+6reb+1ast
gschID: 232683


Jelgava - Turiba 87-80

Very expected game when 10th ranked Turiba (7-15) was defeated on the road by sixth ranked Jelgava (10-10) 87-80 on Saturday. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 34-22. But Turiba won second period 15-12. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Swingman Edgars Krumins (194-86) fired a double-double by scoring 28 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. American guard Shedrick Haynes (182-88, college: Tarleton St.) chipped in 15 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Center Guntis Sipolins (206-93) produced a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds and forward Matiss Rudmiezis (190-91) added 20 points respectively for lost side. Four Turiba players scored in double figures. Jelgava maintains sixth place with 10-10 record. Loser Turiba dropped to the ninth position with 15 games lost. They share it with Liepaja. Jelgava will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Turiba will play against Latvijas Universitate (#8) in Riga and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Turiba: M.Rudmiezis 20+3reb, K.Apsitis 15+3reb+1ast, G.Sipolins 14+13reb, M.Vinauds 11+5reb, M.Motivans 9+2reb+3ast, M.Sokolovs 6+4reb+1ast
Jelgava: E.Krumins 28+11reb+2ast, S.Haynes 15+8reb+4ast, K.Kanbergs 12+3reb+2ast, L.Mizis 8+3reb+1ast, A.Duselis 8+4reb+2ast, A.Justovics 7+4reb+2ast
gschID: 232682


Liepaja - Ventspils 67-107

9th ranked Liepaja (7-15) was outscored at home by fourth ranked Ventspils (11-1) with the biggest margin this round 107-67 on Saturday night. The game without a history. Ventspils led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Liepaja's 34 and made 19-of-22 free shots (86.4 percent) during the game. Ventspils had a 22-11 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for Ventspils especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 53.3 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Liepaja's players. The former international power forward Ronalds Zakis (207-87) fired 17 points for the winners. International forward Janis Timma (201-92, agency: FCM) chipped in 12 points. Four Ventspils players scored in double figures. Ventspils' coach Roberts Stelmahers felt very confident that he used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Guard Artis Ate (191-89) produced 23 points and 5 rebounds and center Toms Leiteris (213-90) added 11 points respectively for lost side. The victory was the eighth consecutive win for Ventspils. They maintain fourth place with 11-1 record. Loser Liepaja keeps the ninth position with 15 games lost. They share it with Turiba. Ventspils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Liepaja will play against Jekabpils (#3) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Liepaja: A.Ate 23+5reb+1ast, T.Leiteris 11+4reb+1ast, G.Plater 8+1reb+3ast, I.Jakovics 7+2reb+2ast, A.Helmanis 6+3reb, R.Magone 5+1reb
Ventspils: R.Zakis 17+2reb+3ast, M.Meiers 12+4reb+1ast, J.Timma 12+3reb+3ast, M.Laksa 10+2reb+2ast, D.Sims 9, A.Grazulis 8+5reb
gschID: 232681


  




Nauris
Metnieks
LBL2 Round 6 (Second Stage): RSU is defeated by Marupe in a derby game - 16 hours ago
The most interesting game was a derby match between two local teams from Riga: Marupe (#5) and RSU (#5). RSU was defeated at home 54-69 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. The game was mostly controlled by Marupe. RSU managed to win second period 18-10. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded RSU 51-40 including 42 on the defensive glass. Forward Nauris Metnieks (196-86) had a double-double by scoring 14 points, 14 r...   [read more]

Jurijs
Aleksejevs
Aleksejevs' double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 16 hours ago
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Arturs
Berzins
LBL Round 18 of Regular Season - 1 day ago
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