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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 23-2 
 2. Valmiera 18-9 
 3. Jekabpils 15-12 
 4. VEF Riga 12-4 
 5. Barons Riga 12-12 
 6. Liepaja/Triobet 12-15 
 7. Jurmala 11-16 
 8. BK Ogre 11-16 
 9. LU 5-22 
 10. Valka/Valga 3-14 
Full Standings
Last:3/23/2017
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
Full Standings
Last:3/20/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. Carnikava 10-4 
 2. Ezerzeme 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:3/14/2017
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. 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 CSKA 18-2 
 2 Zenit 17-3 
 3 Khimky 16-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 13-4 
 5 Unics 12-8 
 6 VEF Riga 9-9 
 7 Enisey 9-10 
 8 Astana 9-11 
 9 Avtodor 6-12 
 10 N.Novgorod 6-14 
 11 Kalev/Cramo 5-15 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 4-15 
 13 Parma 0-18 
Last:3/20/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tyler LARSON
  Barons Riga
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 17.4
 1. Larson, Barons Riga17.4 
 2. Pitts, Valmiera15.4 
 3. Griffin, Liepaja/.15.3 
 4. Jogela, Barons Riga14.8 
 5. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.14.4 
 6. Blums, VEF Riga14.3 
 7. Laksa, Valmiera14.0 
 8. Jeromanovs, Jurma.13.7 
 9. Sirsnins, Jekabpils13.6 
 10. Kaufmanis, Valmiera13.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Barons Riga
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 9
 1. Rozitis, Barons Riga9.0 
 2. Krestinin, Barons R.8.2 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala8.1 
 4. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.7 
 5. Montgomery, Liepaja/.7.7 
 6. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils7.4 
 7. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.7.1 
 8. Jonats, Valmiera7.0 
 9. Strelnieks, Jurmala6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 7.1
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.7.1 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.4 
 3. Pitts, Valmiera5.8 
 4. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.8 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.7 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Larson, Barons Riga4.8 
 8. Vitols, BK Ogre4.7 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga4.6 
 10. Dargais, Barons R.4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.2.5 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga1.8 
 3. Pitts, Valmiera1.7 
 4. Jakovics, Ventspils1.7 
 5. Richard, VEF Riga1.7 
 6. Larson, Barons Riga1.6 
 7. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.6 
 8. Campbell, Ventspils1.6 
 9. Mitchell, Valmiera1.5 
 10. Krestinin, Barons R.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Devonta POLLARD
  Liepaja/.
  (203-F-94)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Pollard, Liepaja/.1.4 
 2. Grazulis, Ventspils1.3 
 3. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 4. Rozitis, Barons Riga1.1 
 5. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.1 
 6. Krestinin, Barons R.0.9 
 7. Iljins, Jurmala0.9 
 8. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.8 
 9. Montgomery, Liepaja/.0.8 
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Next Round Schedule

Round 27 (Regular Season)

Jekabpils 63% Mar.25 Barons Riga
Ventspils 66% Mar.25 Valmiera
Barons Riga 72% Mar.25 Liepaja/Trio
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (1/8 Finals)

Jelgava 57% Mar.28 LU/BS Riga
Ogre/Kumho T 71% Mar.28 Gulbenes Buk
Limbazi Mar.28 RTU 55%
RSU 50% Mar.27 Livani
ViA 50% Mar.27 VeA
Marupe 61% Mar.25 Saldus
Turiba 96% Mar.25 BJBS Riga
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Iberostar Te 60% Mar.28 ASVEL
Umana VE 52% Mar.28 Pinar Karsiy
Ludwigsburg Mar.28 Banvit BK 63%
Banco di Srd Mar.28 Monaco 64%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

3-4 Place
Kalev/Cramo 55% Mar.28 Tartu Ulikoo
FINAL
Vytautas Mar.29 P.Zvaigzdes 98%
Next Round Schedule

Round 26 (Regular Season)

Khimky 57% Mar.27 CSKA
Unics 62% Mar.27 Avtodor
Parma Mar.26 N.Novgorod 72%
Kalev/Cramo Mar.26 VEF Riga 53%
Enisey 77% Mar.26 Tsmoki-Minsk
Lokomotiv Mar.25 Zenit 59%
LBL2 Round 18 (Second Stage): Turiba are defeated by ViA - Mar 16, 2017


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There will be only one (last) round of the Second Stage in LBL2. There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with derby games and favorites losing the games.

The most important game in the last round took place in Valmiera between second ranked Turiba (18-3) and fourth ranked ViA (16-6) on Friday night. Turiba was defeated by ViA in a tough game on the road 62-67. The hosts trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 25-19 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. ViA dominated on the defensive end, holding Turiba to just 6 points in third quarter. Forward Klavs Dubults (198-96) had a double-double by scoring 10 points and 16 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and guard Toms Kohanovs (191-96) chipped in 13 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was forward Elvijs Miculis (200-94) with 11 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Turiba's coach Ziedonis Jansons rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. ViA maintains fourth position with 16-6 record. Turiba at the other side keeps the second place with three games lost. ViA will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Turiba will play on the road against RTU in Riga and is hoping to win this game.
The game in Ogre supposed to be also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked ViA (16-6) played at the court of 5th ranked Ogre/Kumho Tyre (10-11). ViA smashed Ogre/Kumho Tyre 89-48. Maris Riekstins notched a double-double by scoring 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead the effort and Janis Engers supported him with 21 points and 5 rebounds. Even 17 points by guard Raimonds Pabrieza (189-88) did not help to save the game for Ogre/Kumho Tyre. ViA maintains fourth position with 16-6 record. Ogre/Kumho Tyre lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with RSU. ViA will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Ogre/Kumho Tyre will play at home against Limbazi (#8) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
An interesting game took place in Livani where higher ranked RSU (10-11) was upset on the court of eleventh ranked Livani (5-14) 77-68 on Tuesday. The best player for the winners was Juris Kalnins who had a double-double by scoring 23 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks. Livani's coach Edgars Cimars used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was Rihards Ginters who recorded a double-double by scoring 29 points and 12 rebounds (went 12 for 12 at the free throw line !!!). Livani have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to tenth place. Loser RSU dropped to the fifth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Ogre/Kumho Tyre. Livani will meet at home league's leader Kekava in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. RSU will have a break next round.
21th ranked Riga/Ridzene (1-14) was outscored at home by seventeenth ranked LU/BS Riga (10-3) with the biggest margin this round 103-60. It was a good game for Daniels Minajevs who led his team to a victory with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field). Riga/Ridzene's coach Aigars Brigmanis gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. LU/BS Riga have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifteenth place. Riga/Ridzene lost tenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with 14 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 BJBS Riga.
Another interesting game was a derby match between two local teams from Riga: DSN/SB (#14) and BJBS Riga (#20). BJBS Riga was defeated at home 63-71 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. Pauls-Tomass Berzins had a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. DSN/SB maintains fourteenth position with 11-5 record. Loser BJBS Riga keeps the twentieth place with 12 games lost. DSN/SB'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 18 Valmiera/ORDO-2 won against Riga/Ridzene on the opponent's court 95-88. Jelgava managed to outperform Ogre/Kumho Tyre in a home game 85-71.

Ogre/Kumho Tyre - ViA 48-89

The game in Ogre supposed to be also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked ViA (16-6) played at the court of 5th ranked Ogre/Kumho Tyre (10-11). ViA smashed Ogre/Kumho Tyre 89-48. The game without a history. ViA led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Ogre/Kumho Tyre to just 7 points in third quarter. ViA dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Ogre/Kumho Tyre's 34. They outrebounded Ogre/Kumho Tyre 50-26 including a 42-23 advantage in defensive rebounds. ViA players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. Maris Riekstins notched a double-double by scoring 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead the effort and forward Janis Engers (200-95) supported him with 21 points and 5 rebounds. Four ViA players scored in double figures. Even 17 points by guard Raimonds Pabrieza (189-88) did not help to save the game for Ogre/Kumho Tyre. Guard Sandis Bets (194-92) added 13 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. ViA maintains fourth position with 16-6 record. Ogre/Kumho Tyre lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with RSU. ViA will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Ogre/Kumho Tyre will play at home against Limbazi (#8) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
ViA: J.Engers 21+5reb, M.Riekstins 19+15reb+1ast, E.Ivanovs 14+7reb+1ast, R.Ermansons 11+11reb+3ast, R.Apsitis 10+1reb+3ast, V.Veveris 5+2reb
Ogre/Kumho Tyre: R.Pabrieza 17+4reb+3ast, S.Bets 13+5reb+5ast, S.Jekabsons 12+1reb+1ast, A.Briedis 4+5reb, M.Steinbergs 2+1reb, M.Rocens 0+1reb
gschID: 530322


Riga/Ridzene - Valmiera/ORDO-2 88-95

Rather expected game when 21th ranked Riga/Ridzene (1-14) was defeated at home by eighteenth ranked Valmiera/ORDO-2 (7-8) 95-88 on Wednesday. The guests trailed by 10 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 7 points. It was a great shooting night for Valmiera/ORDO-2 especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.6 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. Edgars Kaufmanis (185-99) scored 39 points (!!!), 5 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and guard Rainers Kalnins (188-99) chipped in 16 points, 5 rebounds and 16 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was point guard Edgars Lacis (191-98) with 24 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Karlis Ozolins (191-98) produced a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Riga/Ridzene's coach Aigars Brigmanis tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Valmiera/ORDO-2 maintains eighteenth position with 7-8 record. Riga/Ridzene lost tenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom place with 14 games lost.
Top scorers:
Valmiera/ORDO-2: E.Kaufmanis 39+5reb+4ast, R.Kalnins 16+5reb+16ast, D.Gersons 16+6reb+2ast, D.Viksne 13+8reb+1ast, K.Strazdins 8+3reb, E.Brokans 3+2reb+3ast
Riga/Ridzene: E.Lacis 24+6reb+4ast, K.Ozolins 18+10reb+3ast, G.Karlis Kampuss 16+4reb+2ast, K.Vitolins 16+8reb+2ast, R.Tutans 7+4reb+4ast, V.Hugo Liepnieks 5+2reb+4ast
gschID: 530323


ViA - Turiba 67-62

The most important game in the last round took place in Valmiera between second ranked Turiba (18-3) and fourth ranked ViA (16-6) on Friday night. Turiba was defeated by ViA in a tough game on the road 62-67. The hosts trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 25-19 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. ViA dominated on the defensive end, holding Turiba to just 6 points in third quarter. Forward Klavs Dubults (198-96) had a double-double by scoring 10 points and 16 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and guard Toms Kohanovs (191-96) chipped in 13 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was forward Elvijs Miculis (200-94) with 11 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists and swingman Davids Muiznieks (196-94) scored 11 points and 7 rebounds. Turiba's coach Ziedonis Jansons rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. ViA maintains fourth position with 16-6 record. Turiba at the other side keeps the second place with three games lost. ViA will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Turiba will play on the road against RTU in Riga and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
ViA: O.Grinbergs 16+4reb+1ast, T.Kohanovs 13+6reb+4ast, K.Dubults 10+16reb, R.Eglitis 9+3reb, R.Apsitis 7+4reb+2ast, M.Riekstins 5+6reb+1ast
Turiba: D.Muiznieks 11+7reb+2ast, A.Ate 11+5reb+3ast, E.Miculis 11+7reb+4ast, A.Petersons 10+4reb, R.Adins 7+11reb+1ast, E.Endzels 7+5reb+4ast
gschID: 530321


Riga/Ridzene - LU/BS Riga 60-103

21th ranked Riga/Ridzene (1-14) was outscored at home by seventeenth ranked LU/BS Riga (10-3) with the biggest margin this round 103-60. The game without a history. LU/BS Riga 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 Riga/Ridzene's 34. They outrebounded Riga/Ridzene 54-33 including a 43-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for LU/BS Riga especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 56.3 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 29 assists comparing to just 13 passes made by Riga/Ridzene's players. It was a good game for power forward Daniels Minajevs (205-95) who led his team to a victory with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field). Guard Davis Klegeris (184-97) contributed with 20 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Guard Kristians Ostvalds (185-99) replied with 10 points and 5 rebounds and point guard Gustavs-Karlis Kampuss (180-99) added 11 points in the effort for Riga/Ridzene. Riga/Ridzene's coach Aigars Brigmanis gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. LU/BS Riga have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifteenth place. Riga/Ridzene lost tenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with 14 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 BJBS Riga.
Top scorers:
LU/BS Riga: D.Minajevs 24+9reb+5ast, D.Klegeris 20+6reb+3ast, D.Ozolins 15+10reb, A.Dambenieks 9+5reb+1ast, A.Lemanis 9+3reb+2ast, E.Mezulis 7+1reb+4ast
Riga/Ridzene: G.Karlis Kampuss 11+1reb+2ast, K.Ostvalds 10+5reb, K.Vitolins 8+1reb, K.Bremers 8+3reb+1ast, R.Kartenko 6+5reb, V.Hugo Liepnieks 6+1reb+3ast
gschID: 530320


Livani - RSU 77-68

An interesting game took place in Livani where higher ranked RSU (10-11) was upset on the court of eleventh ranked Livani (5-14) 77-68 on Tuesday. The hosts trailed by 10 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 77-68. Livani had a 39-28 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was power forward Juris Kalnins (200-93) who had a double-double by scoring 23 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks. Guard Matiss Caune (186-93) chipped in 24 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Livani's coach Edgars Cimars used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was Rihards Ginters (192-93) who recorded a double-double by scoring 29 points and 12 rebounds (went 12 for 12 at the free throw line !!!) and guard Aleksis-Valts Putnins (190-94) added 14 points and 8 rebounds respectively. Livani have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to tenth place. Loser RSU dropped to the fifth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Ogre/Kumho Tyre. Livani will meet at home league's leader Kekava in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. RSU will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Livani: M.Caune 24+7reb+4ast, J.Kalnins 23+14reb+3ast, A.Strelis 15+11reb, M.Bremze 5+3reb+2ast, J.Zarans 4+1reb+1ast, E.Viksna 4+7reb+1ast
RSU: R.Ginters 29+12reb+1ast, A.Valts Putnins 14+8reb+2ast, J.Sapovalovs 8+11reb+1ast, T.Vegners 7+2ast, O.Vacietis 4, J.Holz 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 539128


BJBS Riga - DSN/SB 63-71

Another interesting game was a derby match between two local teams from Riga: DSN/SB (#14) and BJBS Riga (#20). BJBS Riga was defeated at home 63-71 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But BJBS Riga won third quarter 19-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. DSN/SB forced 20 BJBS Riga turnovers and outrebounded them 58-44 including a 26-12 advantage in offensive rebounds. Pauls-Tomass Berzins (199-97) had a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and guard Kristaps Salmins (192-98) chipped in 13 points and 12 rebounds during the contest. Five DSN/SB players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was guard Davis Bigestans (179-99) with 21 points and 8 rebounds and forward Teodors Bergmanis (193-99) produced a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 rebounds. DSN/SB maintains fourteenth position with 11-5 record. Loser BJBS Riga keeps the twentieth place with 12 games lost. DSN/SB's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Riga to the arena .
Top scorers:
DSN/SB: P.Tomass Berzins 17+10reb, K.Salmins 13+12reb+1ast, N.Salenieks 11+6reb+3ast, E.Barbejs 10+7reb+5ast, V.Mikelsons 10+2reb+1ast, R.Ozolins 10+10reb+1ast
BJBS Riga: D.Bigestans 21+8reb+1ast, T.Bergmanis 11+11reb+1ast, I.Lapans 11+7reb+3ast, N.Rimsans 9+4reb+2ast, R.Blankveins 6+3reb+7ast, I.Dronka 3+3reb+1ast
gschID: 539127


Jelgava - Ogre/Kumho Tyre 85-71

Rather predictable result when third ranked Jelgava (18-4) defeated at home 5th ranked Ogre/Kumho Tyre (10-11) 85-71 on Tuesday. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 32-17 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Jelgava outrebounded Ogre/Kumho Tyre 41-28 including 28 on the defensive glass. Forward Andris Justovics (200-89) scored 30 points (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and guard Gatis Justovics (184-87) chipped in 12 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was Davids Atelbauers (182-99) with 17 points and guard Raimonds Pabrieza (189-88) scored 17 points and 4 assists. Four Ogre/Kumho Tyre players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Jelgava have an impressive 12-game winning streak. They maintain third position with 18-4 record having just ten point less than leader Kekava. Ogre/Kumho Tyre lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 11 games lost. Jelgava will face Livani (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Ogre/Kumho Tyre will play against Limbazi (#8) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Jelgava: A.Justovics 30+4reb+1ast, K.Krumins 13+9reb+1ast, G.Justovics 12+5reb+10ast, J.Atelbauers 8+5reb+1ast, J.Berzins 6+1reb+2ast, T.Bititis 5+8reb
Ogre/Kumho Tyre: D.Atelbauers 17+3reb+3ast, R.Pabrieza 17+2reb+4ast, S.Bets 13+5reb+1ast, S.Jekabsons 11+9reb+1ast, J.Lasmanis 6+2reb+5ast, M.Brencans 3+1reb
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