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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%
Weatherspoon number one in Norway for round 24 - Mar 7, 2017


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James
Weatherspoon
American Forward James Weatherspoon (198-F-92) had a great game in the last round for second-ranked Baerum Basket, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 24.
The 24-year old player had a double-double of 33 points and 10 rebounds, while his team crushed Persbraten (#10, 2-25) with 19-point margin 98-79. Baerum Basket maintains the 2nd position in Norwegian BLNO. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Baerum Basket will need more victories to improve their 21-6 record. Weatherspoon turned to be Baerum Basket's top player in his first season with the team. Former The University of Toledo star has very solid stats this year. Weatherspoon is in league's top in points (4th best: 25.0ppg), rebounds (4th best: 11.2rpg) and averages impressive 67.1% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was another Baerum Basket's star - 27-year old Stian Mjos (183-PG-89). Mjos had a very good evening with 29 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Of course together with Weatherspoon he helped Baerum Basket with another comfortable win 98-79 over the lower-ranked Persbraten (#10, 2-25) being unquestionably team leader. Baerum Basket's second position in the standings has not changed. His team's 21-6 record is not bad at all. Mjos is one of the most experienced players at Baerum Basket and similarly like James Weatherspoon has a reputation of one of team's most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 25.4ppg (#2). He also recorded 4.4 assists per game.

Third on the list of top players last round was American forward Jeff Harper (203-F-87) of Froya Basket (#4). Harper scored 21 points and grabbed twelve rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Froya Basket, leading his team to a 56-48 win against the lower-ranked Tromso (#8, 9-18). Froya Basket needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams. Their record at this point is 17 victories and 10 lost games. Harper has a very solid season. In 12 games in Norway he scored 14.3ppg. He also has 9.5rpg and FGP: 54.0%. Harper attended one of camps at Eurobasket Summer League on his way to pro basketball.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Torgrim Sommerfeldt (198-SF-89) of Centrum - 21 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists
5. Aksel Bolinz (201-G/F-90) of Centrum - 11 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists
6. Nick Victor (196-G-92) of Gimle BBK - 21 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists
7. Hani Issalhi (191-G-84) of Tromso - 14 points and 17 rebounds
8. Tomislav Gabric (198-G-91) of Kongsberg - 23 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Oivind Lundestad (194-G-91) of Kongsberg - 24 points and 6 rebounds
10. Johan Flaa) of Centrum - 17 points, 3 rebounds and 2 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)   




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Aksel Bolinz
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James
Weatherspoon
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