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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
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Unics Oct.5 Zenit 61%
Khimki 84% Oct.5 Tsmoki-Minsk
Check Full Games/Schedule
LBL2 Round 2 of 1/8 Finals. Quarterfinals are set - Mar 29, 2017


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Edgars
Krumins
Jelgava - LU/BS Riga 104-88

It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Jelgava's pressure prevailed and they won that period 32-21 extending their advantage to 16 points. They made 17-of-20 charity shots (85.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was swingman Edgars Krumins (194-86) who scored 24 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Kalvis Krumins (185-90) chipped in 22 points and 6 rebounds. Jelgava's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Guard Davis Klegeris (184-97) produced 20 points and Adrians Snipke (192-0) added 17 points and 5 assists respectively for the guests. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures.
Top scorers:
Jelgava: E.Krumins 24+5reb+4ast, K.Krumins 22+6reb+3ast, A.Justovics 14+6reb+2ast, R.Elksnis 13+9reb+3ast, J.Berzins 12+2reb+1ast, G.Justovics 7+7reb+2ast
LU/BS Riga: D.Klegeris 20+2reb+2ast, A.Snipke 17+5ast, A.Putans 11+3reb, A.Dambenieks 11+6reb+1ast, D.Ozolins 10+3reb, D.Minajevs 9+8reb+1ast
gschID: 541040


Ogre/Kumho Tyre - Gulbenes Buki 85-84

The hosts trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 18-13 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Ogre/Kumho Tyre made 22-of-27 free shots (81.5 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. 25 personal fouls committed by Gulbenes Buki helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Guard Sandis Bets (194-92) saved the victory by scoring 37 points (!!!) and 4 steals. Davids Atelbauers (182-99) contributed with 16 points and 7 assists for the winners. Center Roberts Mednis (205-89) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds and American point guard Michael Panaggio (183, college: Lander) added 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Gulbenes Buki. Four Ogre/Kumho Tyre and five Gulbenes Buki players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game.
Top scorers:
Ogre/Kumho Tyre: S.Bets 37+4reb+3ast, D.Atelbauers 16+3reb+7ast, S.Jekabsons 12+9reb+3ast, J.Lasmanis 10+9reb+3ast, M.Kokins 5+3reb+2ast, R.Pabrieza 3+2reb+4ast
Gulbenes Buki: R.Mednis 15+12reb+3ast, M.Panaggio 14+6reb+4ast, M.Caupjonoks 14+3reb, N.Lisiks 13+5reb+1ast, N.Rikveilis 13+4reb+3ast, M.Petersons 6+3reb+2ast
gschID: 541042


Limbazi - RTU 85-86

It looked good early as Limbazi took a 5-point small lead at the end of first quarter. But then RTU had a 24-18 second period charge getting the lead and Limbazi was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 85-86. RTU players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Guard Eduards Grabovskis (188-94) scored 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and swingman Lauris Berzins (192-97) chipped in 20 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. Forward Rolands Brencs (198-86) responded with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds and point guard Armands Osins (190-91) produced a double-double by scoring 18 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Limbazi's coach Andis Cirulis rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help.
Top scorers:
RTU: L.Berzins 20+7reb+2ast, E.Grabovskis 19+8reb+4ast, M.Berzins 12+7reb+4ast, N.Bikovs 11+6reb+7ast, I.Mastins 11+2reb+1ast, M.Jankovskis 6+3reb+2ast
Limbazi: R.Brencs 25+10reb+3ast, A.Osins 18+10reb+7ast, V.Veinbergs 12+3reb+6ast, K.Veide 12+4reb+2ast, I.Immers 10+4reb+5ast, E.Ozols 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 541045


ViA - VeA 92-81

The game was mostly controlled by ViA. Ventspils Augstskola was better in third quarter 22-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. ViA dominated down low during the game scoring 42 of its points in the paint compared to Ventspils Augstskola's 22. They outrebounded Ventspils Augstskola 44-33 including a 22-10 advantage in offensive rebounds. ViA players were unselfish on offense dishing 27 assists. 24 personal fouls committed by Ventspils Augstskola helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was forward Oto Grinbergs (195-90) who had a double-double by scoring 22 points and 14 rebounds. Forward Janis Engers (200-95) chipped in 16 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Guard Kristaps Purplevics (181-98) produced 23 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists and Belarusian power forward Denis Vikentsyeu (203-98) added 14 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists respectively for the guests. Five ViA and four Ventspils Augstskola players scored in double figures. Ventspils Augstskola's coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game.
Top scorers:
ViA: O.Grinbergs 22+14reb+2ast, J.Engers 16+7reb+6ast, E.Ivanovs 14+2reb+1ast, V.Veveris 13+4reb+1ast, K.Dubults 11+9reb+5ast, T.Kohanovs 10+4reb+7ast
VeA: K.Purplevics 23+7reb+6ast, O.Gorbants 18+2ast, K.Berzins 14+5reb+3ast, D.Vikentsyeu 14+14reb+6ast, R.Krumins 9+3reb+1ast, R.Prusis 3+2reb+1ast
gschID: 541041


RSU - Livani 73-75

RSU was trailing by 8 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 21-18 charge of Livani, which allowed them to win the game. Power forward Juris Kalnins (200-93) notched 17 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the effort and guard Matiss Caune (186-93) supported him with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Four Livani players scored in double figures. Livani's coach Edgars Cimars used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Even 20 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) by Rihards Ginters (192-93) did not help to save the game for RSU. Center Kristaps Jurjans (202-88) added 17 points for the hosts.
Top scorers:
Livani: J.Kalnins 17+6reb+5ast, M.Caune 15+5reb+4ast, D.Pabrieza 12+4ast, E.Viksna 12+2reb+2ast, A.Strelis 9+6reb+2ast, R.Klims 7+8reb+1ast
RSU: R.Ginters 20+6reb+6ast, K.Jurjans 17+4reb, I.Ikstens 14+4reb+2ast, J.Sapovalovs 6+5reb+4ast, T.Vegners 6+1reb, A.Valts Putnins 4+4reb+1ast
gschID: 541043


Turiba - DSN/SB 94-58

The game without a history. Turiba led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 21-of-27 charity shots (77.8 percent) during the game. Turiba forced 19 DSN/SB turnovers and outrebounded them 45-33 including a 32-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 29 assists comparing to just 15 passes made by DSN/SB's players. The best player for the winners was Emils Caune (198-96) who scored 18 points and 6 rebounds. Guard Roberts Ikaunieks (195-97) chipped in 18 points. Turiba's coach Ziedonis Jansons felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guard Edgars Barbejs (182-97) produced a double-double by scoring 18 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists and power forward Reinis Ozolins (198-98, college: Belhaven) added 16 points and 6 rebounds respectively for the guests.
Top scorers:
Turiba: R.Ikaunieks 18+2reb+2ast, E.Caune 18+6reb+2ast, R.Stacevics 12+3reb+6ast, D.Muiznieks 12+1reb+2ast, A.Blumbergs 11+1reb+1ast, J.Dumburs 7+3reb
DSN/SB: E.Barbejs 18+11reb+8ast, R.Ozolins 16+6reb, E.Vitols 8+3reb+3ast, V.Mikelsons 7+8reb, P.Tomass Berzins 4+3reb+2ast, A.Fridrihsons 3
gschID: 541039


Marupe - Saldus 87-72

The game was mostly controlled by Marupe. Saldus was better in fourth quarter 27-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Marupe forced 20 Saldus turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. The best player for the winners was forward Nauris Metnieks (196-86) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds. Guard Roberts Paze (193-95) chipped in 10 points and 9 assists. Four Marupe players scored in double figures. Guard Janis Baca (195-90) produced 9 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and swingman Ralfs-Ricards Demiters (186-98) added 16 points respectively for the guests. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest.
Top scorers:
Marupe: N.Metnieks 19+10reb+2ast, A.Kramins 17+4reb+1ast, A.Senkans 14+2reb+1ast, R.Paze 10+4reb+9ast, R.Kabineckis 8+2reb+1ast, K.Vecens 6+4reb+6ast
Saldus: R.Ricards Demiters 16+1reb, T.Celmins 12+1reb+2ast, J.Baca 9+5reb+4ast, R.Smidrins 7+1reb+1ast, J.Jurenovskis 7+1reb+2ast, K.Baumanis 6+3reb+3ast
gschID: 541044


Kekava - Madona 104-75

The game without a history. Kekava led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They also forced 28 Madona turnovers. Kekava players were unselfish on offense dishing 29 assists comparing to just 15 passes made by Madona's players. The best player for the winners was forward Nauris Miezis (189-91) who scored 39 points (!!!) and 6 assists (on 13-of-17 shooting from the field). Guard Martins Steinbergs (191-90) chipped in 12 points. Four Kekava players scored in double figures. American swingman Martin Barrett (196, college: Mount Olive) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 19 rebounds and forward Raitis Cakstins (192-98) added 14 points respectively for the guests. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games.
Top scorers:
Kekava: N.Miezis 39+4reb+6ast, N.Saknitis 12+4reb+1ast, M.Steinbergs 12+3reb+3ast, J.Berzins 10+1reb+2ast, E.Jasuks 9+6reb+3ast, R.Scerbinskis 6+3reb+2ast
Madona: M.Barrett 17+19reb+2ast, R.Cakstins 14+2ast, M.Kalnins 10+2reb+1ast, L.Lazdins 9+2reb+1ast, R.Brants 8+2reb+2ast, E.Petersons 6+6reb+1ast
gschID: 541038


  




Ronalds
Elksnis
Dragons add Elksnis to their roster, ex Jelgava - 12 hours ago
Dragons Rhoendorf (ProB) added to their roster 25-year old Latvian center Ronalds Elksnis (203-92, college: John Brown). He played last season at BK Jelgava/BJSS in Latvian LBL2. In 34 games he recorded 11.7ppg, 6.4rpg, 2.3apg and 1.0spg. Elksnis helped them to win the LBL D2 title. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Latvian LBL D2 Honorable Mention. The most of previous (2015-16) season he spent at Gulbenes Buki (LBL) in Latvian league where in...   [read more]

Nauris
Miezis
Riga win Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest 3x3 Challenger - 2 days ago
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Lauris Blaus
Lauris Blaus (ex Valmiera) agreed terms with Energa Czarni - 2 days ago
Energa Czarni Slupsk (PLK) inked 27-year old Latvian center Lauris Blaus (208-110kg-90). He played most recently at Valmiera/ORDO in Latvian LBL league. In 40 games he recorded 9.9ppg and 4.8rpg last season. Blaus helped them to make it to the semifinals. He also played 16 games in Baltic League where he averaged 10.1ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.3apg. Blaus contributed to his team winning the Cup. The previous (15-16) season he played at Pieno Zvaigzdes Pasvalys in Lithuanian LKL. In 14 games he had...   [read more]


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