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BLNO Standings
 1. Kongsberg 23-4 
 2. Baerum Basket 21-6 
 3. Gimle BBK 17-10 
 4. Froya Basket 17-10 
 5. Centrum 16-11 
 6. Asker Aliens 13-14 
 7. Nidaros Jets 12-15 
 8. Tromso 9-18 
 9. Ammerud Bskt 5-22 
 10. Persbraten 2-25 
Full Standings
Last:3/6/2017
1Div. Standings
East
 1. Nordberg 18-3 
 2. Nordstrand 13-8 
 3. Boler 12-9 
 4. Eidsvoll 11-9 
 5. Persbraten-2 10-10 
 6. Ullern 10-11 
 7. Ammerud-2 9-11 
 8. Kongsberg 2 9-12 
 9. Sandvika 9-12 
 10. OSI 8-11 
 11. TNT Towers 8-13 
 12. Hoybraten 6-14 
Middle
 1. Aalesund S. 10-3 
 2. NTNUI Nerds 9-4 
 3. Sverresborg 7-6 
 4. Froya Eagles 6-7 
 5. Singsaker 1 6-8 
 6. NTNUI Geezez 2-12 
West
 1. Fyllingen BBK 16-0 
 2. Bjoroy 12-5 
 3. Froya-B 11-5 
 4. Bones 11-6 
 5. Bergen Basket 10-7 
 6. Bjoroy C 10-9 
 7. Bones 2 7-9 
 8. Stavanger 6-8 
 9. Ytrebygda 4-13 
 10. Haugesund 2-14 
 11. Eikefjord 1-14 
Last:3/23/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Evan ROQUEMORE
  Nidaros .
  (190-G-92)
  Avg: 25.6
 1. Roquemore, Nidaros .25.6 
 2. Mjos, Baerum B.25.5 
 3. Weatherspoon, Baerum B.25.5 
 4. McDonald, Nidaros .23.7 
 5. Ferrales, Kongsberg23.5 
 6. Yele, Asker Aliens22.0 
 7. Garth, Asker Aliens21.8 
 8. Sommerfeldt, Centr.19.6 
 9. Stien, Asker Aliens19.4 
 10. Harris, Froya B.18.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Earl SIMBA
  Nidaros .
  (204-PF-92)
  Avg: 15.8
 1. Simba, Nidaros .15.8 
 2. Yele, Asker Aliens13.0 
 3. Weatherspoon, Baerum B.12.0 
 4. Fivelstad, Gimle B.11.8 
 5. Bolinz, Centrum11.0 
 6. Harris, Froya B.10.5 
 7. Victor, Gimle BBK10.3 
 8. Issalhi, Tromso10.3 
 9. Eglitis, Asker Aliens10.2 
 10. Oldham, Kongsberg9.5 
Assists Per Game
 Eric GILCHRESE
  Baerum B.
  (183-PG-87)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. Gilchrese, Baerum B.6.9 
 2. Garth, Asker Aliens6.3 
 3. Ferrales, Kongsberg5.2 
 4. Espe, Gimle BBK5.0 
 5. Roquemore, Nidaros .4.8 
 6. Mjos, Baerum B.4.4 
 7. Stien, Centrum4.3 
 8. Gabrans, Froya B.4.1 
 9. Issalhi, Tromso4.0 
 10. Silavs, Froya B.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Eric GILCHRESE
  Baerum B.
  (183-PG-87)
  Avg: 4
 1. Gilchrese, Baerum B.4.0 
 2. Issalhi, Tromso3.1 
 3. Roquemore, Nidaros .2.5 
 4. Mjos, Baerum B.2.4 
 5. Lange, Tromso2.4 
 6. Victor, Gimle BBK2.3 
 7. Gabric, Kongsberg2.0 
 8. Espe, Gimle BBK1.9 
 9. Bolinz, Centrum1.9 
 10. Simba, Nidaros .1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Earl SIMBA
  Nidaros .
  (204-PF-92)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Simba, Nidaros .2.6 
 2. Harris, Froya B.2.2 
 3. Yele, Asker Aliens1.8 
 4. Victor, Gimle BBK1.1 
 5. Bolinz, Centrum1.1 
 6. Oldham, Kongsberg1.0 
 7. Bryn, Ammerud Bskt0.9 
 8. Weatherspoon, Baerum B.0.9 
 9. Kombat, Centrum0.9 
 10. Lamo, Gimle BBK0.7 

Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

Centrum Apr.2 Gimle BBK 53%
Lundestad's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - Oct 28, 2016


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Oivind
Lundestad
25-year old guard Oivind Lundestad (194-G-91) had a very impressive game in the last round for league's best team Kongsberg and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5.
He had a double-double of 37 points and 11 rebounds, while his team beat Centrum (#4, 4-2) 100-86. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed Kongsberg to take over top position in the Norwegian league. They maintain a perfect record without any lost game in the league. The season is still on an early stage, but Kongsberg already had a very good start winning all 5 without losing a single one. In the team's last game Lundestad had a remarkable 72.7% from 2-point range and got five three-pointers out of 6 attempts. It's his second year at Kongsberg and it's hard to imagine this team without him. Point Loma Nazarene College graduate has very impressive stats this year. Lundestad is in league's top in points (7th best: 21.2ppg) and averages solid 52.9% FGP and 42.4% from behind 3-point line.

Second best performed player last round was Aksel Bolinz (201-G/F-90) of Centrum. He is a swingman in his first season at Centrum. In the last game Bolinz recorded impressive double-double of 38 points and 12 rebounds. Bad luck as Centrum lost that game 86-100 to league's leader Kongsberg (#1, 5-0). It was definitely game of the week between two contenders to the title. Centrum still maintains its place in the top 4 of the standings, even despite this loss. His team's 4-2 record is not bad at all. Bolinz is a newcomer at Centrum and quickly became one of team's most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to forward Djo Yele (203-F/C-82) of Asker Aliens (#7). Yele showcased his all-around game by recording 28 points, eighteen rebounds (!!!) and five assists in the last round. He was a key player of Asker Aliens, leading his team to a 88-82 win against slightly lower-ranked Ammerud Bskt (#9, 1-5). The chances of Asker Aliens not to end season at such low position in the league, however are less than slim as they have already lost 4 games, recording just two victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Yele could try to bring Asker Aliens' a little bit higher in the standings. Yele has individually a great season in Norway. After only 6 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 24.8ppg (2nd best), rebounds with 15.3rpg (#1 in league) and assists with 4.5apg (5th best). He also has 1.5bpg and FGP: 61.1%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Juan Ferrales (188-G-91) of Kongsberg - 39 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists
5. Earl Simba (204-PF-92) of Nidaros Jets - 24 points, 21 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Robertas Bitinas (186-PG-84) of Ammerud Bskt - 30 points and 4 assists
7. Eric Gilchrese (183-PG-87) of Baerum Basket - 21 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists
8. Matias Save (191-G-96) of Kongsberg - 36 points and 5 rebounds
9. Samuel Amed Diomande (193-G-88) of Ammerud Bskt - 36 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Magne Fivelstad (198-G/F-89) of Gimle BBK - 24 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Nick Victor
BLNO Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Gimle and Centrum enter Finals - 13 hours ago
Baerum Basket - Gimle BBK 87-91 Gimle upset Baerum Basket on the road to sweep the semifinal series. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Baerum Basket won third quarter 30-25. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Baerum Basket 43-26 including a 32-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. Baerum Basket was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. American guard Nick Victor (196-92, college: Yale)...   [read more]

Aksel Bolinz
BLNO Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Centrum and Gimle BBK record wins - 3 days ago
Kongsberg - Centrum 60-86 Centrum rallied past Kongsberg in the semifinal series opener. The guests trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 49-21 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Centrum made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. Centrum outrebounded Kongsberg 42-26 including a 30-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. Swingman Aksel Bolinz (201-90, college: N.Illinois) fired a double-double by scoring 22 points and 18 rebounds (on 9-of-1...   [read more]

James
Weatherspoon
BLNO Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. Baerum, Gimle, Kongsberg and Centrum advance - 7 days ago
Baerum Basket - Nidaros Jets 102-94 Baerum rallied past Nidaros Jets to complete the sweep of the series. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 28-16. But Nidaros Jets won third quarter 33-25. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Baerum Basket forced 25 Nidaros Jets turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 29 assists. American forward James Weatherspoon (198-92, college: Toledo) orchestrated the victory with a do...   [read more]


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