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LPB Standings
 1. Benfica 0-0 
 2. CAB Madeira 0-0 
 3. Electrico FC 0-0 
 4. FC Porto 0-0 
 5. Galitos-Tley 0-0 
 6. Illiabum 0-0 
 7. Lusitania 0-0 
 8. Maia Basket 0-0 
 9. Oliveirense 0-0 
 10. Ovarense 0-0 
 11. Sampaense 0-0 
 12. Vitoria SC 0-0 
Last:7/30/2016
Proliga Standings
Group North
 1. Academico FC 0-0 
 2. Dragon Force 0-0 
 3. Esgueira 0-0 
 4. Ginasio 0-0 
 5. Guifoes 0-0 
 6. Sangalhos 0-0 
 7. Sanjoanense 0-0 
 8. Vasco 0-0 
Group South
 1. Academia 0-0 
 2. Angra 0-0 
 3. Barreirense 0-0 
 4. Belenenses CF 0-0 
 5. Benfica B 0-0 
 6. Estoril Basket 0-0 
 7. Fisica 0-0 
 8. Terceira 0-0 
Last:7/30/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
Points Per Game
 Nuno MARCAL
  Maia B.
  (205-F-75)
  Avg: 22.8
 1. Marcal, Maia B.22.8 
 2. DeVries, FC Porto21.7 
 3. Borovnjak, Lusit.19.6 
 4. Shuler, CAB M.19.2 
 5. Cook, Benfica17.8 
 6. Lima, CAB Madeira17.1 
 7. Baker, Galitos-Tley15.7 
 8. Balseiro, Vitor.15.3 
 9. Upshur, Lusitania15.2 
 10. Wilson, Benfica15.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Sasa BOROVNJAK
  Lusit.
  (206-C/F-89)
  Avg: 9.2
 1. Borovnjak, Lusit.9.2 
 2. Harris, Ovarense8.5 
 3. Baker, Galitos-Tley8.3 
 4. Morse, Electric.8.3 
 5. Wilson, Benfica7.9 
 6. Marcal, Maia B.7.8 
 7. Latham, Maia B.7.7 
 8. Djukic, Lusitania7.6 
 9. Blakeney, CAB M.7.4 
 10. Washburn, FC Por.7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Devante CHANCE
  Lusitania
  (180-PG-)
  Avg: 5.6
 1. Chance, Lusitania5.6 
 2. Minhava, Galitos-T.4.6 
 3. Barroso, Benfica4.4 
 4. Pinto, Electrico FC4.1 
 5. Ogungbemi-J., Gali.4.0 
 6. Pinto, Vitoria SC4.0 
 7. Fernandes, Benfica3.9 
 8. Dara, Maia Basket3.7 
 9. Barbosa, Ovarense3.6 
 10. Abreu, Oliveirense3.2 
Steals Per Game
 Quinton UPSHUR
  Lusitania
  (196-G-93)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Upshur, Lusitania2.9 
 2. Tavares, Maia B.2.9 
 3. Chance, Lusitania1.9 
 4. Harris, Ovarense1.9 
 5. Marcal, Maia B.1.8 
 6. Mays, CAB Madeira1.8 
 7. Shuler, CAB M.1.7 
 8. Balseiro, Vitor.1.6 
 9. Dara, Maia Basket1.6 
 10. Ventura, CAB M.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Nate MAXEY
  Maia Basket
  (211-C-92)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Maxey, Maia Basket2.7 
 2. Fonseca, Palma1.7 
 3. Jackson, Mt Ga.1.3 
 4. Magee, Maia Basket1.3 
 5. Wilson, Benfica0.9 
 6. Latham, Maia B.0.9 
 7. Gomes, Maia Basket0.9 
 8. Harris, Ovarense0.8 
 9. Fontet, FC Porto0.8 
 10. Upshur, Lusitania0.7 
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First Round Schedule
Lusitania 50% Oct.12 Galitos-Tley
Sampaense 50% Oct.12 CAB Madeira
Oliveirense 50% Oct.12 Maia Basket
Illiabum 50% Oct.12 Ovarense
Electrico F 50% Oct.12 FC Porto
Benfica 50% Oct.12 Vitoria SC
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North
Vasco 50% Oct.15 Dragon Force
Ginasio 50% Oct.15 Academico F
Sanjoanense 50% Oct.15 Esgueira
Sangalhos 50% Oct.15 Guifoes
South
Belenenses 50% Oct.15 Benfica B
Fisica 50% Oct.15 Terceira
Barreirense 50% Oct.15 Angra
Estoril Bsk 50% Oct.15 Academia
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First Round Schedule
Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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An interview with Tony Murphy - Sep 13, 2012


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Tony Murphy
Shooting guard or scoring guard, which do you want? Very often players are labeled as being this type of player or that type of player, many times to the detriment of their overall talents.
Fortunately for Tony Murphy (193-G-86, agency: KMG Sports Management, college: Norfolk St.) that is not the case. A shooting guard who can both score and shoot, Murphy has been a premier scorer since his High School days at Paterson Eastside HS where he was named the North Jersey Player of the Year both by the Bergen Record and Herald News.
After a stellar senior season Murphy went on to star for Norfolk State in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (NCAA D1), finishing in the top-five in conference scoring for three seasons and completing his collegiate career as Norfolk State's seventh all-time leading scorer with 1,815 points. Also ranks as the school's all-time leader in three-point field goals made (262) and attempted (746). A prolific scorer and shooter, Murphy was looking ahead to his professional career.
His first oversees assignment came in Portugal where he played for Angrabasket/Palmeiraspark in 2009-10 and set the Proliga on fire, finishing #2 in scoring (22.6ppg) to go along with a balanced line of 4.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists and an impressive 2.4 steals in 21 games. After venturing to the Dominican Republic, the 6-4 Murphy returned to Portugal to play for Forum Terceira Basket in the LPB (top division). Once again, his scoring prowess was on display as he finished second in the league in scoring at 18.6ppg. Unfortunately the club faced serious financial troubles last season, leading to the departure of Murphy and his other foreign import teammates.
Now with the 2012-13 season looming around the corner Murphy is looking for the next opportunity to show that no matter what you want to call the position, shooting guard or scoring guard, Tony Murphy will bring the goods to the table.

Q. Briefly, describe what assets Tony Murphy can bring to a basketball team?
A. I can be a leader, especially by example. I don't like losing and I love to win. I have a very good basketball IQ so I can be a coach on the floor. I can also bring scoring to a team in a variety of ways and I can also set up my teammates for scoring opportunities.

Q. What was the biggest difference in playing in the Portuguese Proliga versus LPB?
A. The main difference is that the guys are bigger and stronger. I would also say that the players are more skilled in the LPB (first) division.

Q. Besides scoring, what part of your game do you take the most pride in?
A. I take pride in my defense and passing. I feel that I am underrated in both areas. I understand help defense very well, I'm always up at the top in steals... that started back when I was in college. Defense is just will and I pride myself in shutting my man down. I also love to pass, everywhere I have played I have surprised people with my passing ability.

Q. What is the biggest lesson you have learned in your time as a professional player?
A. I have learned a lot in my time. The most important thing is WIN... I know what teams expect from me and I know what I have to do on and off the court. I know I need to always perform at a high level everyday and put in extra work when I'm not at practice. I also know that a team is supposed to take care of the players and make them feel at home. Unfortunately that did not happen with me and my teammates last year.

I would also like to thank you and Eurobasket for taking the time to profile me and for all the exposure you provide to players across the globe. Personally I am very grateful and appreciative of all your support.
  




Kevin
Coronel
Electrico FC adds Coronel to their roster - 9 hours ago

Electrico FC (LPB) added to their roster 25-year old Cape Verdean forward Kevin Coronel (197-91). He played last season at Barreirense in the Proliga. In 18 games he recorded 12.4ppg, 7.6rpg and 1.0spg. Coronel represented Cape Verde at the Afrobasket Championships in Rades (Tunisia) last year. His stats at that event were 5 games: 2.8ppg, 4.0rpg. Coronel has played also professionally in Cape Verde (Academica). By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Portugal   [read more]

Jorge Coelho
Electrico FC tabs Jorge Coelho - 9 hours ago

Electrico FC (LPB) inked experienced 38-year old former international power forward Jorge Coelho (200-78) from CAB Madeira. Coelho has played there for the last six years. In 26 LPB games he averaged 6.8ppg, 3.7rpg and 1.4apg last season. Among other achievements his team made it to the Portuguese Hugo dos Santos Cup final in 2014. Coelho received also Eurobasket.com All-Portuguese League Honorable Mention award in 2014. He represented Portugal at the Qualifications to European Championsh...   [read more]

Hugo Sota
Vitoria SC/Costa Guerreiro Lda. keeps Sota for another season - 9 hours ago

Vitoria SC/Costa Guerreiro Lda. (LPB) re-signed 23-year old forward Hugo Sota (199-93). He has played there for the last two seasons. But in 17 LPB games he averaged just 1.4ppg and 1.7rpg last season. Sota helped them to make it to the Portuguese Cup Semifinals. His team made it to the Portuguese Hugo dos Santos Cup final in 2015. Sota represented Portugal at the European Championships U18 Division B in Israel six years ago. His stats at that event were 7 games: 2.4ppg, 5.3rpg. Sota has...   [read more]


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