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 1. Benfica 15-5 
 2. FC Porto 14-6 
 3. Ovarense 10-10 
 4. Oliveirense 9-11 
 5. Galitos-Tley 8-12 
 6. Barcelos 4-16 
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 1. Vitoria SC 13-3 
 2. Lusitania 11-5 
 3. CAB Madeira 9-7 
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 5. Maia Basket 2-14 
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Places 1-8
 1. Illiabum 17-3 
 2. Terceira 13-7 
 3. Atletico 13-7 
 4. Benfica B 10-10 
 5. Dragon Force 9-11 
 6. Vasco 7-13 
 7. Sangalhos 6-14 
 8. Angra 5-15 
Places 9-16
 1. Esgueira 9-5 
 2. Ginasio 8-6 
 3. Belenenses CF 8-6 
 4. Estoril Basket 7-7 
 5. Guifoes 7-7 
 6. Barreirense 7-7 
 7. Sampaense 6-8 
 8. Academia 4-10 
Stage One Standings
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Last:5/1/2016
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 1. ASVEL 5-1 
 2. Maccabi Rishon 4-2 
 3. Krka 2-4 
 4. Kataja Basket 1-5 
Group P
 1. Ventspils 4-2 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 3-3 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 1-5 
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 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
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 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
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 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
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 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
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 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
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 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
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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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Proliga Round 4: Benfica B still unable to win any game - Nov 11, 2012


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It's still too early stage of the Regular Season in Proliga, but even now we can clearly see the differece between stronger teams and outsiders.

Bottom-ranked Benfica B (0-3) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 69-62 loss to top-ranked Maia Basket (4-0) in Lisboa on Sunday evening. But it was rather predictable considering how strong their opponent was. Benfica B trailed by 18 points after 3 quarters before a 20-9 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 62-69 at the end of the game. Maia Basket made 16-of-16 free shots (100 percent !!!) during the game. Maia Basket forced 23 Benfica B turnovers. Center Paulo Diamantino (203-C-85) fired 24 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. The former international forward Nuno Marcal (205-75) chipped in 22 points and 6 rebounds. Andre Miguens (184-94) produced 14 points for lost side. Benfica B's coach Goran Nogic rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Maia Basket have a solid four-game winning streak. Maia Basket keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Oliveirense. Newly promoted Benfica B still closes the standings with three games lost. They share the position with Ginasio. Maia Basket is looking forward to face Electrico FC (#4) in Ponte de Sor in the next round. Benfica B will play at home against Ginasio (#10) in Figueira da Foz and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Bottom-ranked Ginasio (0-3) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 90-71 loss to fifth ranked Electrico FC (3-1) in Figueira da Foz. Worth to mention a great performance of guard Tiago Pinto (183-88) who helped to win the game recording 22 points and 7 rebounds. Mario Neves contributed with 19 points and 10 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. Naturalized Cape Verdean forward Joaquim Soares (198-83) replied with 19 points and 7 rebounds for Ginasio. Ginasio's coach tested ten players seeing no chance for a win. Electrico FC moved-up to third place, which they share with Sangalhos. Ginasio at the other side still closes the standings with three games lost. They share the position with Benfica B. Electrico FC will play against league's leader Maia Basket at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ginasio will play against Benfica B (#9) in Lisboa and looks forward to get finally their first victory.
Bottom-ranked Terceira (0-4) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 87-64 loss to seventh ranked Illiabum (2-2) in Ilhavo on Saturday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of Miguel Queiroz who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 17 rebounds. Illiabum's coach Alexandre Pires felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the losing side Chano Rashiduddin responded with 20 points and 9 rebounds. Illiabum moved-up to sixth place. Loser Terceira still closes the standings with four games lost. Illiabum will meet at home higher ranked Sangalhos (#3) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Terceira will play against Angrabasket (#8) and looks forward to get finally their first victory.
The game in supposed to be also worth to mention about. Top-ranked Oliveirense (4-0) played at the court of 6th ranked Leca (1-2). Oliveirense smashed Leca 69-47. Oliveirense have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Maia Basket. Newly promoted Leca dropped to the seventh place with two games lost. Oliveirense will have a break next round. Leca will play on the road against Guifoes (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 4 Angra was crushed by Sangalhos in a road game 69-50.


Benfica B - Maia Basket 62-69

Bottom-ranked Benfica B (0-3) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 69-62 loss to top-ranked Maia Basket (4-0) in Lisboa on Sunday evening. But it was rather predictable considering how strong their opponent was. Benfica B trailed by 18 points after 3 quarters before a 20-9 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 62-69 at the end of the game. Maia Basket made 16-of-16 free shots (100 percent !!!) during the game. Maia Basket forced 23 Benfica B turnovers. Center Paulo Diamantino (203-85) fired 24 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. The former international forward Nuno Marcal (205-75) chipped in 22 points and 6 rebounds. Andre Miguens (184-94) produced 14 points and power forward Pedro Belo (214-92) added 8 points and 6 rebounds respectively for lost side. Benfica B's coach Goran Nogic rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Maia Basket have a solid four-game winning streak. Maia Basket keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Oliveirense. Newly promoted Benfica B still closes the standings with three games lost. They share the position with Ginasio. Maia Basket is looking forward to face Electrico FC (#4) in Ponte de Sor in the next round. Benfica B will play at home against Ginasio (#10) in Figueira da Foz and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Benfica B: A.Miguens 14+3reb+1ast, J.Ribeiro 11+1reb+1ast, P.Belo 8+6reb, R.Rosa 8+1ast, S.da Silva 7+1reb, L.Tomassi 4+3reb+3ast
Maia Basket: P.Diamantino 24+7reb, N.Marcal 22+6reb+1ast, R.Sousa 8+3reb+2ast, R.Pinto 6+7reb+4ast, P.Tavares 5+4reb+4ast, P.Catarino 2+1reb+1ast
gschID: 186099


Ginasio - Electrico FC 71-90

Bottom-ranked Ginasio (0-3) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 90-71 loss to fifth ranked Electrico FC (3-1) in Figueira da Foz. The game without a history. Electrico FC led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 21-of-26 charity shots (80.8 percent) during the game. Electrico FC outrebounded Ginasio 31-20 including a 25-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for Electrico FC especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 56.3 percentage. Ginasio was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Worth to mention a great performance of guard Tiago Pinto (183-88) who helped to win the game recording 22 points and 7 rebounds. Naturalized Cape Verdean swingman Mario Neves (190-77) contributed with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. Five Electrico FC players scored in double figures. Naturalized Cape Verdean forward Joaquim Soares (198-83) replied with 19 points and 7 rebounds and guard Alexandre Nuno (187) added 19 points in the effort for Ginasio. Ginasio's coach tested ten players seeing no chance for a win. Electrico FC moved-up to third place, which they share with Sangalhos. Ginasio at the other side still closes the standings with three games lost. They share the position with Benfica B. Electrico FC will play against league's leader Maia Basket at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ginasio will play against Benfica B (#9) in Lisboa and looks forward to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Ginasio: A.Nuno 19, J.Soares 19+7reb+1ast, T.Barreiro 10+5reb+3ast, J.Vieira 8+2reb, P.Rocha 5+5reb+2ast, M.Rosa 5+1ast
Electrico FC: T.Pinto 22+7reb+3ast, M.Neves 19+10reb+2ast, A.Medeiros 15+3reb, J.Lanzinha 14+3reb+1ast, P.Afonso 11+4reb, P.Raminhos 9+3reb+2ast
gschID: 186100


Sangalhos - Angra 69-50

There was no surprise when 7th ranked Angrabasket (1-3) was crushed on the road by fifth ranked Sangalhos (3-1) 69-50. Sangalhos dominated on the defensive end, holding Angrabasket to just 7 points in second quarter. The winners were led by forward Luis Fonte (191-79) who scored that evening 16 points and 7 rebounds and forward Nuno Bizarro (192-80) supported him with 16 points and 6 rebounds. Even a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds by forward Alvaro Pontes (190-85) did not help to save the game for Angrabasket. Angolan forward Joao Gaspar (196-89) added 16 points and 11 rebounds for lost side. Sangalhos have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Electrico FC. Angrabasket at the other side dropped to the eighth position with three games lost. Sangalhos' next round opponent will be Illiabum (#6) in Ilhavo. Angrabasket will play at home against Terceira in Angra Heroismo.
Top scorers:
Angra: A.Pontes 17+12reb+2ast, J.Gaspar 16+11reb, C.Sousa 10+2reb+2ast, H.Pola 4+1reb+2ast, F.Gomes 2+11reb+2ast, R.Mendes 1
Sangalhos: L.Fonte 16+7reb+3ast, N.Bizarro 16+6reb, E.Silva 11+5reb+1ast, P.Silva 8+2reb+3ast, J.Anjos 7+4reb+2ast, F.Santiago 5+1reb+2ast
gschID: 186098


Illiabum - Terceira 87-64

Bottom-ranked Terceira (0-4) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 87-64 loss to seventh ranked Illiabum (2-2) in Ilhavo on Saturday evening. Illiabum outrebounded Terceira 41-20 including a 26-12 advantage in defensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three sinking 15 long-distance shots on high 55.6 percentage. Worth to mention a great performance of international Miguel Queiroz (202-91) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 17 rebounds and naturalized Guinea-Bissau guard Henrique Sico (192-92) who added 19 points and 6 rebounds during the contest. Five Illiabum players scored in double figures. Illiabum's coach Alexandre Pires felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the losing side American center Chano Rashiduddin (208, college: Clark Atlanta) responded with 20 points and 9 rebounds and forward Thiago Tomassi (193) scored 14 points. Illiabum moved-up to sixth place. Loser Terceira still closes the standings with four games lost. Illiabum will meet at home higher ranked Sangalhos (#3) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Terceira will play against Angrabasket (#8) and looks forward to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Terceira: C.Rashiduddin 20+9reb, F.Tavares 14+4reb+1ast, T.Tomassi 14+3reb+3ast, F.Ferreira 8+1reb, D.Duarte 4+1reb+3ast, D.Dias 3+1reb
Illiabum: M.Queiroz 20+17reb+3ast, H.Sico 19+6reb+1ast, E.Silva 13+1reb, J.Figueiredo 11+6ast, T.Raimundo 10+8reb+3ast, A.Coelho 6+3reb+4ast
gschID: 186097


Leca - Oliveirense 47-69

The game in supposed to be also worth to mention about. Top-ranked Oliveirense (4-0) played at the court of 6th ranked Leca (1-2). Oliveirense smashed Leca 69-47. Oliveirense have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Maia Basket. Newly promoted Leca dropped to the seventh place with two games lost. Oliveirense will have a break next round. Leca will play on the road against Guifoes (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
gschID: 186102
  




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