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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 27-5 
 2. VEF Riga 14-4 
 3. Valmiera 21-11 
 4. Jekabpils 18-14 
 5. Barons Riga 16-15 
 6. Liepaja/Triobet 15-17 
 7. Jurmala 13-19 
 8. BK Ogre 13-19 
 9. LU 5-26 
 10. Valka/Valga 3-15 
Last:5/31/2017
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
Last:3/20/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. Ezerzeme 10-4 
 2. Carnikava 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:5/1/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
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. Astana 0-0 
 2. Avtodor 0-0 
 3. CSKA 0-0 
 4. Enisey 0-0 
 5. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 6. Khimki 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:8/12/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tyler LARSON
  Barons Riga
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 16.4
 1. Larson, Barons Riga16.4 
 2. Pitts, Valmiera14.9 
 3. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.14.8 
 4. Ausejs, Liepaja/.14.5 
 5. Griffin, Liepaja/.14.4 
 6. Stumbris, Jekabpils14.1 
 7. Blums, VEF Riga14.1 
 8. Jogela, Barons Riga13.4 
 9. Fischer, Valmiera13.3 
 10. Jeromanovs, Jurma.13.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Valmiera
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Fischer, Valmiera8.7 
 2. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala8.4 
 4. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.4 
 5. Krestinin, Barons R.7.3 
 6. Montgomery, Liepaja/.7.2 
 7. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.7.1 
 8. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils6.6 
 9. Meiers, VEF Riga6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.7.2 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.1 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.8 
 4. Pitts, Valmiera5.7 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.7 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Vitols, BK Ogre4.9 
 8. Larson, Barons Riga4.4 
 9. Birkans, LU4.3 
 10. McMullan, Liepaja/.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.2.4 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga1.9 
 3. Richard, VEF Riga1.8 
 4. Krestinin, Barons R.1.5 
 5. Pitts, Valmiera1.5 
 6. Campbell, Ventspils1.5 
 7. Larson, Barons Riga1.4 
 8. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.4 
 9. Mitchell, Valmiera1.4 
 10. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Valmiera
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Fischer, Valmiera1.6 
 2. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
 3. Rozitis, Barons Riga1.2 
 4. Iljins, Jurmala1.0 
 5. Krestinin, Barons R.0.9 
 6. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.8 
 7. Selakovs, Jekabpils0.8 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils0.8 
 9. Grazulis, Ventspils0.8 

First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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First Round Schedule
Unics Oct.5 Zenit 61%
Khimki 84% Oct.5 Tsmoki-Minsk
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LBL2 Round 13 (Second Stage): RSU edge Limbazi by two points - Feb 19, 2017


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Eighth-ranked Limbazi (5-12) made lots of trouble for seventh ranked RSU (9-8) in Riga on Friday. RSU managed to secure only two-point victory 85-83. However their fans expected easier game. The hosts trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 22-18 charge, which allowed them to win the game. RSU looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Point guard Ivars Ikstens (183-90) fired 24 points, 6 assists and 4 steals for the winners. Guard Aleksis-Valts Putnins (190-94) chipped in 20 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. RSU's coach Aivars Vinbergs used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. point guard Armands Osins (190-91) produced 30 points and 4 assists for lost side. RSU moved-up to fifth place. Limbazi lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the eighth position with 12 games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Riga, where higher ranked Marupe (9-9) was outleveled in a road game by eleventh ranked Gulbenes Buki (2-14) 79-52. Worth to mention a great performance of American point guard Michael Panaggio (183, college: Lander) who helped to win the game recording 15 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 steals. Maris Baranovskis contributed with 10 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Gulbenes Buki's coach Arturs Brunins felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Armands Senkans (200-90) answered with 14 points and 8 rebounds for Marupe. Gulbenes Buki maintains eleventh place with 2-14 record. Marupe at the other side dropped to the sixth position with nine games lost. Gulbenes Buki will play against higher ranked Jelgava (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Marupe will have a break next round.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Madona. Local Madona (7-5) outscored 20th ranked Riga/Ridzene (1-10) 114-73 on Friday night. Martin Barrett stepped up and scored 36 points (!!!) and 5 assists for the winners. Coach Agnis Bekeris's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. At the losing side Kristaps Vitolins responded with 24 points. Madona moved-up to seventeenth place. Riga/Ridzene lost sixth consecutive game. Riga/Ridzene at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the twentieth position with ten games lost. Madona will meet higher ranked VEF skola (#15) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Riga/Ridzene will play against DSN/SB (#14) and hope to win that game.
Another exciting game was a derby match between two teams from Riga: LU/BS Riga (#16) and VEF skola (#14). VEF skola was crushed at home by 16 points 76-92 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of VEF skola. Ricards Melderis nailed 20 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists for the winning side. VEF skola's coach rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. LU/BS Riga have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain sixteenth place with 7-3 record. VEF skola at the other side dropped to the fifteenth position with five games lost. LU/BS Riga's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Riga to the arena .

In the last two games of round 13 Livani was defeated by ViA in Valmiera 92-80. RTU was smashed by Jelgava at home 75-97.
The best stats of 13th round was 21 points and 6 rebounds by Davis Klegeris of LU/BS Riga.

Gulbenes Buki - Marupe 79-52

We should mention about the upset which took place in Riga, where higher ranked Marupe (9-9) was outleveled in a road game by eleventh ranked Gulbenes Buki (2-14) 79-52. The game without a history. Gulbenes Buki led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Marupe to just 7 points in first quarter. Gulbenes Buki dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Marupe's 14. Gulbenes Buki forced 21 Marupe turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American point guard Michael Panaggio (183, college: Lander) who helped to win the game recording 15 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 steals. Center Maris Baranovskis (198-79) contributed with 10 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Gulbenes Buki's coach Arturs Brunins felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Armands Senkans (200-90) answered with 14 points and 8 rebounds and point guard Arturs Kramins (177-88) added 16 points in the effort for Marupe. Gulbenes Buki maintains eleventh place with 2-14 record. Marupe at the other side dropped to the sixth position with nine games lost. Gulbenes Buki will play against higher ranked Jelgava (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Marupe will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Marupe: A.Kramins 16+4reb, A.Senkans 14+8reb+2ast, N.Metnieks 8+3reb+1ast, O.Polis 5+3reb, S.Balodis 4+2reb, J.Dulevskis 4+7reb+5ast
Gulbenes Buki: M.Panaggio 15+5reb+7ast, M.Caupjonoks 10+4reb, M.Baranovskis 10+6reb, N.Rikveilis 9+4reb+1ast, R.Mednis 8+4reb+1ast, N.Lisiks 7+2reb+1ast
gschID: 530288


RSU - Limbazi 85-83

Eighth-ranked Limbazi (5-12) made lots of trouble for seventh ranked RSU (9-8) in Riga on Friday. RSU managed to secure only two-point victory 85-83. However their fans expected easier game. The hosts trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 22-18 charge, which allowed them to win the game. RSU looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Point guard Ivars Ikstens (183-90) fired 24 points, 6 assists and 4 steals for the winners. Guard Aleksis-Valts Putnins (190-94) chipped in 20 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Four RSU players scored in double figures. RSU's coach Aivars Vinbergs used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Point guard Armands Osins (190-91) produced 30 points and 4 assists and guard Martins Kravcenko (194-85) added 13 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for lost side. RSU moved-up to fifth place. Limbazi lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the eighth position with 12 games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Limbazi: A.Osins 30+4reb+4ast, I.Immers 16+6reb+2ast, M.Kravcenko 13+8reb+5ast, R.Brencs 8+9reb+5ast, K.Veide 7+3reb+3ast, E.Ozols 4+1reb
RSU: I.Ikstens 24+3reb+6ast, A.Valts Putnins 20+6reb+5ast, K.Jurjans 11+6reb+2ast, J.Sapovalovs 10+8reb+1ast, J.Holz 8+6reb+3ast, J.Eglitis 6+2reb+3ast
gschID: 530285


Madona - Riga/Ridzene 114-73

The game with biggest result difference took place in Madonna. Local Madona (7-5) outscored 20th ranked Riga/Ridzene (1-10) 114-73 on Friday night. The game without a history. Madona led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 82 of its points in the paint compared to Riga/Ridzene's 46. Madona forced 22 Riga/Ridzene turnovers and outrebounded them 39-28 including a 31-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. American swingman Martin Barrett (196, college: Mount Olive) stepped up and scored 36 points (!!!) and 5 assists for the winners and center Emils Petersons (196-99) chipped in 24 points and 13 rebounds. Barrett is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Coach Agnis Bekeris's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. At the losing side guard Kristaps Vitolins (186-99) responded with 24 points and point guard Vents-Hugo Liepnieks (191-98) scored 15 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Madona moved-up to seventeenth place. Riga/Ridzene lost sixth consecutive game. Riga/Ridzene at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the twentieth position with ten games lost. Madona will meet higher ranked VEF skola (#15) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Riga/Ridzene will play against DSN/SB (#14) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Riga/Ridzene: K.Vitolins 24+2reb+3ast, V.Hugo Liepnieks 15+4reb+3ast, K.Ozolins 14+4reb+1ast, R.Otersons 10+9reb+1ast, K.Ostvalds 8+3reb, J.Valdmanis 2+2reb+1ast
Madona: M.Barrett 36+4reb+5ast, E.Petersons 24+13reb+2ast, J.Juska 12+5reb+6ast, M.Kalnins 10+1reb+1ast, D.Tonnis 9+5reb+4ast, L.Lazdins 7+3reb+1ast
gschID: 530286


ViA - Livani 92-80

There was no surprise in Valmiera where 11th ranked Livani (1-14) was defeated by fourth ranked ViA (13-4) 92-80. The game without a history. ViA led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. ViA brought some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. Forward Janis Engers (200-95) nailed 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side and point guard Valters Veveris (188-0) accounted for 23 points. Guard Daumants Pabrieza (183-87) came up with 27 points and forward Aigars Strelis (200-87) added 16 points and 9 rebounds respectively for Livani in the defeat. ViA maintains fourth place with 13-4 record. Livani lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the twelfth position with 14 games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Livani: D.Pabrieza 27+3reb+3ast, A.Strelis 16+9reb+3ast, M.Caune 14+8reb+6ast, E.Viksna 9+6reb+3ast, R.Klims 8+5reb, M.Bremze 4+4reb+2ast
ViA: V.Veveris 23+3reb+3ast, J.Engers 18+8reb+4ast, O.Grinbergs 14+5reb+5ast, R.Mihailovs 9+4reb+2ast, M.Riekstins 7+5reb, R.Apsitis 6+1reb+1ast
gschID: 530283


RTU - Jelgava 75-97

No shocking result in a game in Riga where third ranked Jelgava (14-4) smashed 9th ranked RTU (4-13) 97-75. RTU was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Jelgava made 23-of-30 charity shots (76.7 percent) during the game. They also forced 20 RTU turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 35 assists comparing to just 14 passes made by RTU's players. 27 personal fouls committed by RTU helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Guard Gatis Justovics (184-87) nailed a double-double by scoring 14 points, 7 rebounds, 10 assists and 5 steals for the winning side and swingman Edgars Krumins (194-86) accounted for 17 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Jelgava had such big advantage that coach felt comfortable to give the chance to play for 10 players saving starting five for next games. Power forward Karlis Helmanis (199-97) came up with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds and swingman Lauris Berzins (192-97) added 18 points respectively for RTU in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Jelgava have an impressive series of eight victories in a row. They maintain third place with 14-4 record having just five point less than leader Turiba. RTU at the other side keeps the ninth position with 13 games lost. Jelgava's next round opponent will be Gulbenes Buki (#11) in Riga and are hoping to win another game.
Top scorers:
RTU: L.Berzins 18+2reb+2ast, K.Helmanis 15+10reb, E.Grabovskis 13+5reb+3ast, I.Mastins 12+1reb+5ast, H.Rozensteins 7+6reb+1ast, R.Anisimovs 6+3reb
Jelgava: K.Krumins 19+4reb+3ast, R.Elksnis 17+7reb+4ast, E.Krumins 17+8reb+6ast, G.Justovics 14+7reb+10ast, T.Bititis 10+2reb+1ast, J.Berzins 9+4reb+2ast
gschID: 530284


VEF skola - LU/BS Riga 76-92

Another exciting game was a derby match between two teams from Riga: LU/BS Riga (#16) and VEF skola (#14). VEF skola was crushed at home by 16 points 76-92 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of VEF skola. The game without a history. LU/BS Riga led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by VEF skola's players. LU/BS Riga brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. Ricards Melderis (188-96) nailed 20 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists for the winning side and guard Davis Klegeris (184-97) accounted for 21 points and 6 rebounds. Four LU/BS Riga players scored in double figures. Point guard Nikolajs Zotovs (182-98) came up with 21 points and 6 rebounds and guard Eduards Hazners (192-97) added 23 points respectively for VEF skola in the defeat. VEF skola's coach rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. LU/BS Riga have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain sixteenth place with 7-3 record. VEF skola at the other side dropped to the fifteenth position with five games lost. LU/BS Riga's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Riga to the arena .
Top scorers:
VEF skola: E.Hazners 23+4reb, N.Zotovs 21+6reb+2ast, M.Surkulis 9+9reb+1ast, O.Hlebovickis 7+3reb+2ast, R.Hermanovskis 6+6reb+1ast, M.Hudins 5+7reb
LU/BS Riga: D.Klegeris 21+6reb+2ast, R.Melderis 20+9reb+6ast, A.Snipke 18+4reb+4ast, D.Minajevs 13+6reb, A.Putans 9+6reb+2ast, D.Ozolins 8+4reb
gschID: 536646


  




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