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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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First Round Schedule
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
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
Check Full Games/Schedule
Time Out Coach - Dec 11, 2012


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HUGO CARVALHO
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Is the Bench the Best Seat in the House?
One of the hardest aspects of being a Coach is trying to please everyone. From the Coachs point of view the bench is very important, we need our bench, we respect our bench, we encourage our bench, but those players on the bench dont see it that way. Its not easy being a bench player, when all you want to do is play the game! Without a doubt, the most difficult basketball position is the role of the bench player.

If you find yourself spending a lot of time on the bench, dont be discouraged. It may be hard to believe but your role as a bench player is very important to your Coach and the success of your team. You may not have chosen your role on the side lines, but as a member of the team you owe it to your team mates to do your job.
Players cannot play the full game and need a break; so substitutions are necessary. You will get your chance to play! But believe me there is nothing more frustrating, then to call a player off the bench only to find out he has no idea what is going on. I guarantee you the coach will think twice before calling on that player again. As a bench player you may not get to play a lot of minutes, but the few minutes you do play are really important ones.

Here are some improvements for bench players to consider:
Be ready! At any moment you could be in the game. You need to know what offense and defense the team is running, who you are substituting in for, who you will be guarding and what basketball position you will be playing.
When the coach calls a timeout, make sure that you get up, and run to the huddle, make eye contact with the coach, listen and get the message. Pay attention to what the coach is saying and show him you are ready.
Work hard to make your team mates better; this is one of the best contributions you can make. Not everybody can be the scorer, so do what you are good at.
Your best chance to get off the bench is to improve your game. Ask your coach what specific skills you need to work on and then do it.
Be a great team mate; if your team likes you, they will be more likely to play better with you.

The coach may recognize this and it could help get you into the game.
Bench players do have the best seat in the house! Dont be stupid! Stop thinking about when you are going to play and keep your spirits high and your mind in the game. Be prepared to make the most with your minutes. Dont think your coach wont recognize how you are helping the team. He will respect you for your efforts and consider you for more minutes over other players on the bench with bad attitudes.

If you implement these ideas you may see your time on the bench more tolerable and maybe even shorter.

By Coach JC
http://www.jcbasketballhoops.com
  



FIBA HALL OF FAME FOR THOSE WHO MADE THE GAME - 2 hours ago

2016 FIBA Hall of Fame Class visit Olympic Museum, take in 3x3 action ahead of Induction Ceremony. LAUSANNE (2016 FIBA Hall of Fame) - Ahead of their induction into FIBA's Hall of Fame on Saturday evening, members of the 2016 Class were busy taking in some historical and impressive sights. The inductees present for the enshrinement ceremony took a tour of the Olympic Museum in Lausanne on Friday evening, with the Olympic Games all figuring as significant moments in their careers. They...   [read more]

Henrique
Piedade
Martorell inks Henrique Piedade, ex Galitos-Barreiro - 8 hours ago

B.C. Martorell Solvay (EBA) signed 22-year old Portuguese small forward Henrique Piedade (189-94). He played last season at Galitos-Barreiro in Portuguese LPB league. In 30 games he had 11.6ppg, 4.2rpg, 1.5apg and 1.2spg. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Portuguese League Honorable Mention. The previous (14-15) season Piedade played at Sport Alges e Dafundo (also in LPB) where in 25 games he recorded 6.3ppg and 2.4rpg. The list of the past achievements is qui...   [read more]

Robin
Benzing
Germany cruise past Portugal in test game - 9 hours ago

Germany - Portugal 93:58 Germany clashed with Portugal in the test game on Friday. Robin Benzing (208-F-89) nailed 15 points to lead Germany to a comfortable victory. Germany eked out a 22:20 lead after ten minutes of action. They went on a 25:13 run in the second period to clear off. Germany continued to dominate in the second half. They cleared off to a 29-point distance heading into the fourth quarter. Germany held Portugal to only 12 points in the final stanza and raced to the win....   [read more]


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