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LBL Standings
 1. Barons Riga 0-0 
 2. BK Ogre 0-0 
 3. Jekabpils 0-0 
 4. Jurmala 0-0 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 0-0 
 6. LU 0-0 
 7. Valka/Valga 0-0 
 8. Valmiera 0-0 
 9. VEF Riga 0-0 
 10. Ventspils 0-0 
Last:9/10/2016
LBL2 Standings
Group A
 1. Jelgava 0-0 
 2. Kekava 0-0 
 3. Limbazi 0-0 
 4. Riga/Ridzene 0-0 
 5. Saldus 0-0 
 6. VeA 0-0 
 7. VEF skola 0-0 
Group B
 1. Buki/BJSS 0-0 
 2. DSN/SB 0-0 
 3. LU/BS Riga 0-0 
 4. Madona 0-0 
 5. RSU 0-0 
 6. RTU 0-0 
 7. ViA 0-0 
Group C
 1. BJBS Riga 0-0 
 2. Jekabpils II 0-0 
 3. Livani 0-0 
 4. Marupe 0-0 
 5. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 0-0 
 6. Turiba 0-0 
 7. Valmiera/ORDO-2 0-0 
Last:9/19/2016
LBL3 Standings
Group A
 1. Aluksne 0-0 
 2. Dartija 0-0 
 3. Daugavpils n. 0-0 
 4. Jaunpils 0-0 
 5. Pardaugava/Tur. 0-0 
 6. Rugaju 0-0 
 7. Rujiena 0-0 
 8. ViA 2 0-0 
Group B
 1. BJBS Riga 0-0 
 2. Carnikava 0-0 
 3. Darznieks/Cesis 0-0 
 4. Ezerzeme 0-0 
 5. Kraslava 0-0 
 6. Memele/Bauskas 0-0 
 7. Salacgriva 0-0 
 8. Saulkrasti 0-0 
Last:9/19/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Cedevita 0-0 
 2. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 3. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 4. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 4. Khimky 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 4. Unicaja 0-0 
 5. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 2. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 3. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 4. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 5. Valencia 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Brussels 0-0 
 3. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. Targu Mures 0-0 
 2. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 3. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Barons Riga 0-0 
 2. Barsy Atyrau 0-0 
 3. Jurmala 0-0 
 4. Liepaja/Triobet 0-0 
 5. Nevezis 0-0 
 6. Parnu 0-0 
 7. Rapla 0-0 
Group B
 1. BK Ogre 0-0 
 2. COR-Borisfen 0-0 
 3. Jekabpils 0-0 
 4. P.Zvaigzdes 0-0 
 5. Tarvas 0-0 
 6. TTU 0-0 
 7. Valmiera 0-0 
Last:9/8/2016
VTB United League Standings
 1. Astana 0-0 
 2. Avtodor 0-0 
 3. CSKA 0-0 
 4. Enisey 0-0 
 5. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 6. Khimky 0-0 
 7. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 8. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 9. Parma 0-0 
 10. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 11. Unics 0-0 
 12. VEF Riga 0-0 
 13. Zenit 0-0 
Last:9/19/2016
Points Per Game
 Willie DEANE
  Ventspils
  (188-PG-80)
  Avg: 15.9
 1. Deane, Ventspils15.9 
 2. Aleksejevs, Valka/.15.7 
 3. Berkis, Valka/Valga15.5 
 4. Richard, Liepaja/.14.8 
 5. Apsitis, BK Ogre14.6 
 6. Larson, Jekabpils14.5 
 7. Zack, Liepaja/.14.0 
 8. Plavnieks, Jelgava13.9 
 9. Gluditis, Barons R.13.8 
 10. Bostic, VEF Riga13.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Steve ZACK
  Liepaja/.
  (211-C-92)
  Avg: 11.9
 1. Zack, Liepaja/.11.9 
 2. Aleksejevs, Valka/.9.2 
 3. Hipp, Barons Riga9.2 
 4. Rutkauskas, Jekab.7.8 
 5. Kumpys, Jekabpils7.6 
 6. Harrellson, VEF R.7.3 
 7. Krumins, LU7.2 
 8. Smith, Jurmala7.1 
 9. Mejeris, VEF Riga6.6 
 10. Freimanis, Barons6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Ludvig HAKANSON
  Sevilla
  (190-PG-96)
  Avg: 6.1
 1. Hakanson, Sevilla6.1 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.5.6 
 3. Deane, Ventspils5.1 
 4. Cruz, VEF Riga4.9 
 5. Mitchell, Valmiera4.5 
 6. Vitols, BK Ogre4.4 
 7. Sirsnins, Jekabpils4.3 
 8. Larson, Jekabpils4.1 
 9. Skele, Valmiera4.0 
 10. Leimanis, Liepaja.3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Kristo SAAGE
  Valka/Valga
  (187-PG-85)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Saage, Valka/Valga1.9 
 2. Deane, Ventspils1.8 
 3. Jeromanovs, Jurma.1.8 
 4. Larson, Jekabpils1.7 
 5. Kanbergs, Valka/Va.1.6 
 6. Pitts, Ventspils1.6 
 7. Richard, Liepaja/.1.6 
 8. Mitchell, Valmiera1.5 
 9. Antrops, Liepaja/.1.4 
 10. Bostic, VEF Riga1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Carl HIPP
  Barons Riga
  (206-C-89)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Hipp, Barons Riga1.9 
 2. Smith, Jurmala1.5 
 3. Harrellson, VEF R.1.5 
 4. Cavars, Liepaja/.1.4 
 5. Zack, Liepaja/.1.2 
 6. Nankivil, Betaland.1.0 
 7. Grazulis, Ventspils1.0 
 8. Gromovs, Jurmala1.0 
 9. Rozitis, Valmiera0.9 
 10. Krumins, LU0.8 

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Valka/Valga 50% Sep.29 LU
Jurmala 50% Sep.29 Barons Riga
Ventspils 50% Sep.28 Jekabpils
VEF Riga 50% Sep.28 Liepaja/Trio
BK Ogre 50% Sep.28 Valmiera
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LU/BS Riga 58% Oct.9 Madona
Ogre/Kumho T 58% Oct.8 Turiba
BJBS Riga 60% Oct.8 Marupe
ViA 55% Oct.7 LU/BS Riga
Livani 56% Oct.7 Jekabpils I
Limbazi 58% Oct.7 Riga/Ridzene
Kekava 60% Oct.7 VEF skola
RSU 54% Oct.6 Buki/BJSS
Valmiera/OR 57% Oct.5 Turiba
DSN/SB 60% Oct.5 RTU
Ogre/Kumho T 56% Oct.5 Marupe
Saldus 58% Oct.4 VEF skola
Kekava 55% Oct.4 Jelgava
Jekabpils I 55% Oct.4 BJBS Riga
Turiba 57% Oct.1 Valmiera/OR
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Group A
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Group B
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Fuenlabrada
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Group D
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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P.Zvaigzdes 50% Oct.12 TTU
Rapla 50% Oct.12 Nevezis
Barons Riga 50% Oct.12 Liepaja/Trio
Valmiera 50% Oct.11 Tarvas
Parnu 50% Oct.11 Nevezis
BK Ogre 50% Oct.11 Jekabpils
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Avtodor 50% Oct.7 N.Novgorod
Enisey 50% Oct.6 CSKA
Astana 50% Oct.5 Unics
Zenit 50% Oct.5 Kalev/Cramo
Unics 50% Oct.2 N.Novgorod
Astana 50% Oct.2 Avtodor
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LBL Round 29: Valmiera loses #1 position - Feb 28, 2013


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Sirsnins
Round 29 in LBL means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Jekabpils where host Jekabpils (16-9) beat league's leader Valmiera (15-10) 83-71 on Thursday evening. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 44-30 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Jekabpils dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Valmiera's 26 and made 22-of-26 free shots (84.6 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Valmiera 46-29 including a 18-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. 24 personal fouls committed by Valmiera helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was the former international point guard Rinalds Sirsnins (186-85) who scored 22 points and 5 assists. American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) chipped in 18 points and 8 rebounds. Forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) produced 16 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the guests. Jekabpils have a solid series of three victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Barons kvartals. Valmiera at the other side dropped to the third place with ten games lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by Jekabpils. Valmiera will play next round against Liepaja trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Jekabpils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game.
The game in Jurmala was also worth to mention about. Third ranked Barons kvartals (16-9) played at the court of 7th ranked Jurmala (10-14). Barons kvartals managed to secure a 7-point victory 84-77. American forward Tyler Cain (203-88, college: S.Dakota) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 15 rebounds. Jamar Diggs contributed with 21 points and 4 assists for the winners. Barons kvartals' coach Martins Gulbis allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. point guard Davis Coders (188-92) answered with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for Jurmala. Barons kvartals keep a position of league leader, which they share with Jekabpils. Jurmala at the other side keeps the seventh place with 14 games lost. Barons kvartals will play against Jelgava (#6) at home in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Jurmala will play against Latvijas Universitate in Riga and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Jelgava, where 6th ranked Jelgava (10-13) lost at home to ninth ranked Liepaja (10-15) 70-84 on Wednesday. Pierce Caldwell stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Keith Chamberlain responded with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds. Liepaja have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place. Jelgava lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with 13 games lost. Liepaja will meet higher ranked Valmiera (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Jelgava will play against the league's second-placed Barons kvartals and will have a slim chance for a victory.



Jekabpils - Valmiera 83-71

Round 29 in LBL means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Jekabpils where host Jekabpils (16-9) beat league's leader Valmiera (15-10) 83-71 on Thursday evening. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 44-30 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Jekabpils dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Valmiera's 26 and made 22-of-26 free shots (84.6 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Valmiera 46-29 including a 18-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. 24 personal fouls committed by Valmiera helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was the former international point guard Rinalds Sirsnins (186-85) who scored 22 points and 5 assists. American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) chipped in 18 points and 8 rebounds. Forward Janis Berzins (202-93, agency: Players Group) produced 16 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and the former international guard Raimonds Gabrans (185-84) added 15 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists respectively for the guests. Five Jekabpils and four Valmiera players scored in double figures. Jekabpils have a solid series of three victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Barons kvartals. Valmiera at the other side dropped to the third place with ten games lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by Jekabpils. Valmiera will play next round against Liepaja trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Jekabpils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game.
Top scorers:
Valmiera: J.Kaufmanis 20+2reb+1ast, J.Berzins 16+8reb+4ast, R.Gabrans 15+5reb+6ast, M.Ziedins 14+3reb+1ast, K.Krumins 2, V.Iljins 2+10reb
Jekabpils: R.Sirsnins 22+4reb+5ast, T.O'Brien 18+8reb+2ast, J.Aleksejevs 11+13reb+1ast, M.Hlebowicki 10+9reb, P.Hill jr. 10+8reb+1ast, A.Vitols 8+1ast
gschID: 232701


Jelgava - Liepaja 70-84

We should mention about the upset which took place in Jelgava, where 6th ranked Jelgava (10-13) lost at home to ninth ranked Liepaja (10-15) 70-84 on Wednesday. The game was mostly controlled by Liepaja. Jelgava managed to win third quarter 22-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Jelgava 42-26 including 30 on the defensive glass. American guard Pierce Caldwell (191-88, college: Incarnate Word, agency: Alti Sport) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds for the winners and Nigerian-Russian center Aleksey Adediran (204-82, college: Binghamton) chipped in 15 points and 8 rebounds. Caldwell is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Liepaja players scored in double figures. American power forward Keith Chamberlain (204-87, college: Grinnell) responded with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds and forward Lauris Mizis (198-89) scored 13 points. Liepaja have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place. Jelgava lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with 13 games lost. Liepaja will meet higher ranked Valmiera (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Jelgava will play against the league's second-placed Barons kvartals and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Jelgava: K.Chamberlain 17+10reb, L.Mizis 13+4reb+2ast, K.Kanbergs 12+1reb+2ast, A.Duselis 8+2reb+2ast, G.Justovics 7+1reb+4ast, S.Haynes 6+4reb+1ast
Liepaja: A.Ate 20+3reb+1ast, A.Adediran 15+8reb+1ast, I.Jakovics 14+3reb+2ast, P.Caldwell 12+10reb+3ast, K.Miglinieks 11+1reb, A.Helmanis 6+11reb
gschID: 232700


Jurmala - Barons kvartals 77-84

The game in Jurmala was also worth to mention about. Third ranked Barons kvartals (16-9) played at the court of 7th ranked Jurmala (10-14). Barons kvartals managed to secure a 7-point victory 84-77. The guests were ahead by 6 points but lost the second period ending it with a 1-point deficit before their 29-21 run, which allowed them to win the game. Jurmala was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. American forward Tyler Cain (203-88, college: S.Dakota) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 15 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Jamar Diggs (187-88, college: Wofford, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) contributed with 21 points and 4 assists for the winners. Four Barons kvartals players scored in double figures. Barons kvartals' coach Martins Gulbis allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. point guard Davis Coders (188-92) answered with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and forward Atis Ozols (199-81) added 15 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Jurmala. Barons kvartals keep a position of league leader, which they share with Jekabpils. Jurmala at the other side keeps the seventh place with 14 games lost. Barons kvartals will play against Jelgava (#6) at home in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Jurmala will play against Latvijas Universitate in Riga and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Jurmala: D.Coders 16+8reb+4ast, A.Ozols 15+7reb+3ast, J.Dilevka 14+7reb, R.Mednis 8+2reb, R.Liepa 7+3reb+1ast, E.Jonats 7+8reb
Barons kvartals: T.Cain 21+15reb+2ast, J.Diggs 21+3reb+4ast, A.Brunins 14+6reb+2ast, M.Gulbis 10+8reb+3ast, D.Dulkys 6+1reb, S.Metra 5+1reb+3ast
gschID: 232699


  




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