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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 6-0 
 2. BK Ogre 5-0 
 3. VEF Riga 2-1 
 4. Jurmala 2-2 
 5. Valka/Valga 1-2 
 6. Betsafe/Liepaja 1-3 
 7. Jekabpils 1-3 
 8. LU 1-4 
 9. Valmiera 1-5 
Full Standings
Last:10/22/2017
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. Gulbenes Buki 2-2 
 5. Livani 1-2 
 6. Valkas SI 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:10/22/2017
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 3-0 
 4 Zenit 2-1 
 5 Avtodor 1-0 
 6 Lokomotiv 1-1 
 7 N.Novgorod 1-1 
 8 Enisey 1-2 
 9 Astana 0-2 
 10 Kalev/Cramo 0-2 
 11 Parma 0-2 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-2 
 13 VEF Riga 0-2 
Last:10/22/2017
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, Valmiera15.7 
 5. Eiduks, LU15.4 
 6. Lasenbergs, Valka/Va.14.7 
 7. Jaunzems, LU14.6 
 8. Hazners, Valmiera14.3 
 9. Karlis, Jurmala13.8 
 10. Jakovics, Ventspils13.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jurijs ALEKSEJEVS
  Jekabpils
  (202-C-85)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils10.8 
 2. Freimanis, Valka/Va.9.7 
 3. Iljins, Valmiera8.0 
 4. Labuckas, VEF Riga7.7 
 5. Benjamin, Betsafe/.7.0 
 6. Mejeris, VEF Riga7.0 
 7. Raadik, Valka/Valga7.0 
 8. Krestinin, Jurmala6.8 
 9. Hamilton, Ventspils6.7 
 10. Strelnieks, Jurmala5.7 
Assists Per Game
 Marcis VITOLS
  BK Ogre
  (183-PG-92)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Vitols, BK Ogre7.2 
 2. Birkans, LU5.8 
 3. Jeromanovs, Jurma.5.0 
 4. Sirsnins, BK Ogre5.0 
 5. Scott, VEF Riga5.0 
 6. Ubilla, Ventspils4.6 
 7. Lasenbergs, Valka/Va.4.0 
 8. Elksnis, Valmiera4.0 
 9. Plavnieks, Jurmala4.0 
 10. Leimanis, Betsafe/.3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Arturs STRELNIEKS
  Jurmala
  (196-SG-85)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Strelnieks, Jurmala2.7 
 2. Jaunzems, LU2.6 
 3. Mejeris, VEF Riga2.3 
 4. Hamilton, Ventspils2.3 
 5. Krestinin, Jurmala1.8 
 6. Zebergs, BK Ogre1.6 
 7. Leimanis, Betsafe/.1.5 
 8. Pinete, Jurmala1.5 
 9. Virsis, Jekabpils1.5 
 10. Kanbergs, Jekabpils1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Ilja GROMOVS
  VEF Riga
  (208-C-94)
  Avg: 1.3
 1. Gromovs, VEF Riga1.3 
 2. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.0 
 3. Saulitis, Jurmala1.0 
 4. Bruesewitz, Ventspils0.8 
 5. Labuckas, VEF Riga0.7 
 6. Sipolins, BK Ogre0.6 
 7. Iljins, Valmiera0.6 
 8. Niedra, BK Ogre0.6 
 9. Antrops, BK Ogre0.6 
 10. Krestinin, Jurmala0.5 
Player of the Week

 Eduards Hazners
  Valmiera
  ( 192-G-97 )
  

 Nauris Miezis
  Kekava
  ( 189-G-91 )
  

Latvian Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

VEF Riga Nov.1 Ventspils 77%
LU Oct.29 Valmiera 55%
BK Ogre 55% Oct.28 Ventspils
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 82%
RSU Oct.26 Kekava 70%
Ogre/Kumho T Oct.26 Livani 87%
Turiba 62% Oct.25 RTU
VeA 73% Oct.25 Limbazi
VEF skola 82% Oct.24 Valkas SI
Jelgava 99% Oct.24 Riga/Ridzene
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
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Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Kalev/Cramo 57% Oct.23 Parma
LBL Round 26: Leader Barons kvartals lose to Valmiera - Feb 13, 2013


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The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Barons kvartals (14-8) in Riga on Wednesday night. Hosts were defeated by Valmiera (14-8) 87-74. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Barons kvartals. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 13-8 record before this meeting. The game was mostly controlled by Valmiera. Barons kvartals managed to win second period 22-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Valmiera made 22-of-28 free shots (78.6 percent) during the game. 26 personal fouls committed by Barons kvartals helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) who scored 20 points and 8 rebounds. The former international guard Raimonds Gabrans (185-84) chipped in 15 points and 5 steals. Forward Maris Gulbis (202-85, agency: Players Group) produced 24 points for the hosts. Barons kvartals' coach Martins Gulbis rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Valmiera keeps a position of league leader, which they share with defeated Barons kvartals. Valmiera is looking forward to face Jurmala (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Barons kvartals will play against Jelgava (#6) and are hoping to win this game.
Very important is a home loss of third ranked Jekabpils (13-9) against ninth ranked Liepaja (8-15) on Saturday night. Host Jekabpils were defeated by Liepaja in a tough game in Jekabpils 88-95. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Jekabpils. Nigerian-Russian center Aleksey Adediran (204-82, college: Binghamton) orchestrated the victory by scoring 17 points. Pierce Caldwell contributed with 16 points for the winners. Liepaja's coach Guntis Endzels allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. The former international point guard Rinalds Sirsnins (186-85) replied with 27 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for Jekabpils. Liepaja maintains ninth position with 8-15 record. Newly promoted Jekabpils keep the third place with nine games lost. Liepaja will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Jekabpils will play on the road against Turiba and hope to get back on the winning track.
The game in Riga was also quite interesting. 7th ranked Jurmala (9-13) played at the court of eighth ranked Latvijas Universitate (10-14). Latvijas Universitate managed to secure a 7-point victory 84-77 on Wednesday. Zanis Peiners scored 22 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. Atis Ozols responded with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Latvijas Universitate moved-up to seventh place. Jurmala lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the eighth position with 13 games lost. Latvijas Universitate will meet higher ranked Ventspils (#4) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Jurmala will play against the league's leader Valmiera (#1) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Riga. Local Latvijas Universitate (10-14) beat 10th ranked Turiba (7-16) 90-75. Zanis Peiners notched 32 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals to lead the effort. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Latvijas Universitate moved-up to seventh place. Turiba at the other side keeps the tenth position with 16 games lost. Latvijas Universitate's next round opponent will be higher ranked Ventspils (#4) on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Turiba will play against Jekabpils (#3).



LU - Jurmala 84-77

The game in Riga was also quite interesting. 7th ranked Jurmala (9-13) played at the court of eighth ranked Latvijas Universitate (10-14). Latvijas Universitate managed to secure a 7-point victory 84-77 on Wednesday. The hosts trailed by 4 points at the halftime before their 25-10 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Latvijas Universitate outrebounded Jurmala 44-26 including a 32-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) scored 22 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) chipped in 12 points and 12 rebounds during the contest. Forward Atis Ozols (199-81) responded with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and point guard Davis Coders (188-92) scored 15 points and 5 assists. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Latvijas Universitate moved-up to seventh place. Jurmala lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the eighth position with 13 games lost. Latvijas Universitate will meet higher ranked Ventspils (#4) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Jurmala will play against the league's leader Valmiera (#1) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
LU: Z.Peiners 22+7reb+1ast, K.Strazdins 20+5reb+1ast, K.Dargais 12+12reb+3ast, M.Vitols 8+3ast, H.Rubenis 8+7reb+2ast, R.Zebergs 7+6reb
Jurmala: D.Coders 15+3reb+5ast, A.Ozols 14+6reb+4ast, E.Jonats 14+4reb+2ast, R.Mednis 9+5reb+1ast, U.Vilums 7+1reb+1ast, R.Stumbris 6+2reb
gschID: 232689


Barons kvartals - Valmiera 74-87

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Barons kvartals (14-8) in Riga on Wednesday night. Hosts were defeated by Valmiera (14-8) 87-74. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Barons kvartals. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 13-8 record before this meeting. The game was mostly controlled by Valmiera. Barons kvartals managed to win second period 22-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Valmiera made 22-of-28 free shots (78.6 percent) during the game. 26 personal fouls committed by Barons kvartals helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) who scored 20 points and 8 rebounds. The former international guard Raimonds Gabrans (185-84) chipped in 15 points and 5 steals. Four Valmiera players scored in double figures. Forward Maris Gulbis (202-85, agency: Players Group) produced 24 points and American forward Tyler Cain (203-88, college: S.Dakota) added 17 points and 8 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Barons kvartals' coach Martins Gulbis rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Valmiera keeps a position of league leader, which they share with defeated Barons kvartals. Valmiera is looking forward to face Jurmala (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Barons kvartals will play against Jelgava (#6) and are hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Valmiera: J.Berzins 20+8reb+3ast, R.Gabrans 15+4reb+3ast, S.Amolins 14+4reb+1ast, V.Iljins 14+5reb, J.Kaufmanis 10+3reb+6ast, M.Ziedins 8+8reb+4ast
Barons kvartals: M.Gulbis 24+2reb+3ast, T.Cain 17+8reb+2ast, I.Bergmanis 15+1reb+3ast, S.Metra 8+5reb+3ast, A.Brunins 3+3reb+1ast, A.Epners 3+2reb
gschID: 232688


LU - Turiba 90-75

The game with biggest result difference took place in Riga. Local Latvijas Universitate (10-14) beat 10th ranked Turiba (7-16) 90-75. The game was mostly controlled by Latvijas Universitate. Turiba was better in second period 21-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Latvijas Universitate made 19-of-25 charity shots (76.0 percent) during the game. Latvijas Universitate outrebounded Turiba 39-27 including 28 on the defensive glass. Guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) notched 32 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals to lead the effort and guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) supported him with 11 points and 8 rebounds. Even 12 points and 6 rebounds by center Guntis Sipolins (206-93) did not help to save the game for Turiba. Forward Karlis Apsitis (200-92) added 14 points and 6 rebounds for the guests. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Latvijas Universitate moved-up to seventh place. Turiba at the other side keeps the tenth position with 16 games lost. Latvijas Universitate's next round opponent will be higher ranked Ventspils (#4) on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Turiba will play against Jekabpils (#3).
Top scorers:
LU: Z.Peiners 32+7reb+6ast, M.Vitols 16+2reb+3ast, K.Dargais 11+8reb+3ast, R.Zebergs 10+5reb+2ast, H.Rubenis 7+6reb+3ast, K.Strazdins 7+3reb
Turiba: M.Sokolovs 15+2reb+2ast, M.Rudmiezis 15+4reb+1ast, K.Apsitis 14+6reb, G.Sipolins 12+6reb+2ast, M.Steinbergs 7+3reb+1ast, M.Motivans 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 232687


Jekabpils - Liepaja 88-95

Very important is a home loss of third ranked Jekabpils (13-9) against ninth ranked Liepaja (8-15) on Saturday night. Host Jekabpils were defeated by Liepaja in a tough game in Jekabpils 88-95. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Jekabpils. The guests were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Liepaja forced 21 Jekabpils turnovers. Strangely Jekabpils outrebounded Liepaja 36-24 including 24 on the defensive glass. Jekabpils were plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. Nigerian-Russian center Aleksey Adediran (204-82, college: Binghamton) orchestrated the victory by scoring 17 points. American guard Pierce Caldwell (191-88, college: Incarnate Word, agency: Alti Sport) contributed with 16 points for the winners. Caldwell is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Liepaja's coach Guntis Endzels allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. The former international point guard Rinalds Sirsnins (186-85) replied with 27 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists and American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) added 14 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Jekabpils. Four Liepaja and five Jekabpils players scored in double figures. Liepaja maintains ninth position with 8-15 record. Newly promoted Jekabpils keep the third place with nine games lost. Liepaja will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Jekabpils will play on the road against Turiba and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Liepaja: A.Adediran 17+3reb, P.Caldwell 16+2reb+2ast, A.Ate 15+1reb+3ast, I.Jakovics 14+2reb+1ast, A.Helmanis 10+5reb+1ast, G.Plater 9+4reb+6ast
Jekabpils: R.Sirsnins 27+7reb+5ast, P.Hill jr. 16+3reb+5ast, M.Hlebowicki 14+6reb, T.O'Brien 14+8reb+3ast, O.Virsis 11+2reb, J.Aleksejevs 5+8reb
gschID: 232686


  




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