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VTB United League Standings
 1. Astana 0-0 
 2. Avtodor 0-0 
 3. CSKA 0-0 
 4. Enisey 0-0 
 5. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 6. Khimky 0-0 
 7. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 8. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 9. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 10. Parma 0-0 
 11. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 12. Unics 0-0 
 13. VEF Riga 0-0 
 14. Zenit 0-0 
Superleague 1 Standings
 1. Sakhalin 20-4 
 2. Novosybirsk 18-6 
 3. Univ.Surgut 17-7 
 4. Ryazan 15-9 
 5. Samara-SGEU 15-9 
 6. Parma 14-10 
 7. TEMP-SUMZ 14-10 
 8. Spartak-Prim. 11-13 
 9. Ural Ekaterinb. 9-15 
 10. MBA Moscow 8-16 
 11. Irkutsk 6-18 
 12. Khimky-Podmos. 5-18 
 13. Izhevsk 3-21 
Superleague 2 Standings
 1. Ruskon-Mord. 32-8 
 2. AltajBasket 28-12 
 3. Spartak SP 27-13 
 4. Cheboksari 24-16 
 5. Stroitiel Engels 23-17 
 6. Cheliabinsk 20-19 
 7. Tambov 20-20 
 8. Jaroslav 15-25 
 9. Arsenal 10-28 
 10. Dynamo-CBK 10-29 
 11. Sojuz Zaretchny 9-31 
Superleague 3 Standings
 1. Dynamo-MGTU 28-6 
 2. Neftekhimik T. 26-6 
 3. Kirov 19-14 
 4. Sogdiana-Skif 17-15 
 5. Rusichi K. 16-16 
 6. Elbrus Cherk. 14-20 
 7. Magnitka-Univ. 13-21 
 8. Stary Sobol NT 11-28 
 9. Tegas DR 7-25 
U23 League Standings
 1. Krasnie Krilya-2 29-7 
 2. CSKA-2 26-10 
 3. Khimky-2 24-12 
 4. Lok.Kuban-2 23-13 
 5. Avtodor-2 19-17 
 6. Unics-2 18-18 
 7. Zenit-2 18-18 
 8. N.Novgorod-2 12-24 
 9. Krasny Oktyabr-2 7-29 
 10. Enisey-2 4-32 
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group O
 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 
Group Q
 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
Group R
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
Group S
 1. Rovinari 3-3 
 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
Group T
 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
Group U
 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
Group V
 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Points Per Game
  Avg: 20.2
 1. Lepojevic, Univ.Su.20.2 
 2. Gudumak, Sakhalin20.0 
 3. Belov, Izhevsk18.9 
 4. Kuznetsov, MBA M.18.3 
 5. Zakharov, Novosybi.16.4 
 6. Anisimov, Irkutsk16.2 
 7. Klyuchnikov, Spart.15.7 
 8. Lavnikov, Univ.Sur.15.4 
 9. Skific, Novosybirsk15.4 
 10. Syrovatko, Ryazan15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maks Adam KONATE
  Avg: 10.4
 1. Konate, Sakhalin10.4 
 2. Skific, Novosybirsk9.0 
 3. Gudumak, Sakhalin8.2 
 4. Karaulov, TE.8.0 
 5. Chernysh, Irkutsk7.8 
 6. Krivosheev, Samara.7.6 
 7. Podkolzin, Novosyb.7.5 
 8. Belov, Izhevsk7.4 
 9. Vinnik, Parma6.8 
 10. Gankevich, Ural E.6.4 
Assists Per Game
 Alexandr VARNAKOV
  Avg: 4.6
 1. Varnakov, Sa.4.6 
 2. Kashin, Irkutsk4.6 
 3. Glazunov, TE.4.6 
 4. Golyahov, Sakhalin4.2 
 5. Baklenev, Khimky-P.4.0 
 6. Zibirov, Ryazan4.0 
 7. Korchagin, Spartak.4.0 
 8. Savelyev, Sakhalin4.0 
 9. Ershkov, MBA M.3.4 
 10. Annaev, Ural E.3.0 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Glazunov, TE.2.4 
 2. Trastsinetsk., Rya.2.3 
 3. Levshin, Khimky-P.2.2 
 4. Zibirov, Ryazan2.2 
 5. Bulanov, Parma2.2 
 6. Kiryanov, Sa.2.0 
 7. Skific, Novosybirsk2.0 
 8. Karaulov, TE.1.8 
 9. Ershkov, MBA M.1.8 
 10. Arteshin, Sa.1.8 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Chernysh, Irkutsk1.8 
 2. Trushkin, Spartak-.1.0 
 3. Tikhonin, MBA M.1.0 
 4. Karaulov, TE.1.0 
 5. Kurtsevich, Samara.1.0 
 6. Polyakov, TE.1.0 
 7. Tsvetkov, Izhevsk0.9 
 8. Lavnikov, Univ.Sur.0.8 
 9. Semchenko, Sparta.0.8 
 10. Bulanov, Parma0.7 

Play-Off bracket1

First Round Schedule
Unics 50% Oct.14 FC Barcelona
Fener.Ulker 50% Oct.14 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 50% Oct.14 Zalgiris
Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
EA7 Armani 50% Oct.13 Maccabi T-A
Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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First Round Schedule
Group A
AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
Group B
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Partizan
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Group D
Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Alexey Shved selected the top Russian playing abroad in last week's games - Dec 29, 2012

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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Russians who are currently playing abroad.

Alexey Shved
Alexey Shved
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Alexey Shved (198-88, agency: Alti Sport, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. He could not help the Minnesota Timberwolves (13-13) in their last game. Despite Shved's very good performance the Minnesota Timberwolves were edged 94-91 on the road by the New York Knicks. He was the second best scorer with 18 points. Shved also added 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 39 minutes on the court. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. It's Shved's first year with the team. He has relatively good stats this season: 10.8ppg, 2.7rpg, 4.3apg, 2FGP: 47.1%, 3FGP: 33.6% and FT: 72.9% in the 26 games he played so far. Shved is currently a member of the Russian senior national team.

Andrei Kirilenko
Andrei Kirilenko
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Andrei Kirilenko (209-81, currently plays in NBA) is a teammate of previously mentioned Alexey Shved. But that was another game of his team in NBA which we would like to mention. Kirilenko. He was not able to help the Minnesota Timberwolves (13-13) in their game against the Houston Rockets (16-13). Kirilenko scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves were edged 87-84 in Houston by the Rockets. It's Kirilenko's first season with the team. He has individually a very good year with high stats. Kirilenko averages: 13.0ppg, 7.0rpg, 3.2apg, 1.5bpg, 1.7spg, 2FGP: 55.6%(95-171), 3FGP: 26.8% and FT: 75.0%. He is a naturalized American. Kirilenko is in the roster of the Russian senior national team. He used to play for CSKA Moscow in Russian league.

Timofey Mozgov
Timofey Mozgov
   #3. The Russian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Timofey Mozgov (215-86, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov, currently plays in NBA). Mozgov managed to help Denver Nuggets to win against the Charlotte Bobcats (7-22) crushing them 110-88 in the NBA on Saturday night. He scored only 3 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets have 17-14 record this season. Mozgov's overall stats this year are: 2.8ppg, 3.0rpg, 2FGP: 57.1%(20-35) and FT: 66.7%. He is also a member of the Russian senior national team.

Andrey Semenov
Andrey Semenov
   #4. Forward Andrey Semenov (201-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to JMU's surprising victory against the San Jose State University 77-68 in the NCAA last Saturday. Semenov scored 9 points. The James Madison University has conference record this season. Semenov has been at the team for five years. His overall stats this year are: 1.9ppg and 1.8rpg. Semenov used to play for the Russian U18 national team back in 2008.

Maxim Zakharov
Maxim Zakharov
   #5. Former U20 international forward Maxim Zakharov (198-89, college: E.Utah JC, currently plays in Belgium) was not able to secure a victory for VOO Verviers-Pepinster (2-7) in their game against Antwerp Giants (5-5) in the Belgian Ethias League. He recorded 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 22 minutes. The bottom-ranked VOO Verviers-Pepinster was crushed 102-78 in Antwerp by the higher-ranked (#5) Giants. But the season just started, so everything may happen. This year Zakharov's overall stats are: 9.3ppg, 4.5rpg and 1.3apg in the four games. He used to play for the Russian U20 national team three years ago.

Teymuraz Babunashvili
Teymuraz Babunashvili
   #6. Guard Teymuraz Babunashvili (185-90, currently plays in Georgia) couldn't help Kutaisi (1-0) in their game against Sokhumi (3-7) in the Georgian Superleague. Babunashvili scored only 4 points in 30 minutes. his team lost 86-90 in Tbilisi to the much lower-ranked (#9) Sokhumi. The Regular Season already ended. This year Babunashvili's total stats are: 5.1ppg, 1.9rpg, 2.5apg and 1.3spg in the eight games. He is a former U18 international player as he played for the Russian team four years ago.

Ruslan Pateev
Ruslan Pateev
   #7. Former U20 international center Ruslan Pateev (213-90, currently studies in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the Texas Tech University 77-62 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Pateev scored only 4 points. The Arizona State University has conference record this season. Pateev plays fourth season for the team. He has averaged so far 5.1ppg, 1.9rpg, 2.5apg and 1.3spg. Pateev used to play for the Russian U20 national team two years ago.

The list of other players, who all have Russian passport but never been selected to any of Russian national teams:

   #1. Raul Lopez (183-PG-80, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a Gescrap BB's victory against the 11th-ranked Blusens Monbus (7-7) 81-70 in the Spanish ACB on Saturday night. Lopez scored 8 points in 18 minutes. Gescrap Bizkaia Bilbao Basket (10-4) is placed fourth in the ACB. This year Lopez's overall stats are: 7.4ppg, 1.7rpg and 2.4apg in the nine games he played so far.

   #2. Aleksey Adediran (204-C-82, college: Binghamton, currently plays in Ukraine), who plays in the Ukrainian Superleague could not help Mykolaiv (11-12) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance Mykolaiv was defeated 92-77 on the road by the lower-ranked DniproAzot (#11). Adediran was the top scorer with 19 points. He also added 7 rebounds. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This season Adediran has relatively solid stats: 10.2ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.1spg. He has a dual citizenship: Nigerian and Russian.

   #3. Anton Kazarnovski (205-F/C-85, currently plays in Israel) led Hapoel Kazrin to a victory over the closely-ranked Maccabi K/G (3-7) 83-77 in the Israeli National League (second division) last Tuesday. Kazarnovski was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 32 points and getting 12 rebounds. Kazarnovski also added 4 assists in 37 minutes. Kazrin/Galil (4-6) is placed ninth in the National League. It was his team's first victory after four consecutive loses. This year Kazarnovski has relatively solid stats: 13.5ppg, 8.6rpg and 2.8apg in the 10 games. He is another player who holds two passports: Russian and Israeli. Despite Kazarnovski's Russian nationality, he previously played for the Israeli university national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Russian team.

   #4. Dmitry Flis (203-F/C-84, currently plays in Spain) was the main contributor in a River Andorra's victory against the ninth-ranked Lleida Basquet (5-7) 76-67 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) in Friday night's game. Flis was MVP of the game. He scored 14 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 25 minutes. B.C. River Andorra (3-0) is placed in the LEB Gold. So far his team won all three games in the Regular Season. Flis belongs to league's best blockers and is ranked #2 with 1.4bpg. He also averaged so far 12.5ppg and 5.1rpg in the 12 games. Flis has both Russian and Spanish nationalities.

   #5. Giorgi Kvelashvili (206-C-81, currently plays in Georgia), who plays in the Georgian Superleague was not able to help Batumi (3-7) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his very good performance Batumi was crushed 107-75 at home by the higher-ranked Energy Invest (#4). Kvelashvili was the top scorer with 21 points. He also added 4 steals. The Regular Season already ended. Kvelashvili's overall stats this season are: 8.0ppg and 5.9rpg. He also holds two passports: Russian and Georgian.

   #6. Dmitri Lipovtsev (207-C-86, currently plays in Ukraine) was the major contributor in Musson's victory against the closely-ranked Avantazh-Politekhnik crushing them 98-60 in the Ukrainian Higher League (second division) on Saturday night. Lipovtsev scored 25 points, had 5 boards, handed out 6 passes and blocked 3 shots (went 5 for 5 at the free throw line) in 35 minutes. Lipovtsev belongs to league's top scorers (ranked #4) and also on the list of best rebounders (fourth place). He has individually a very good year with high stats. Lipovtsev averages: 16.7ppg, 6.8rpg, 2.6apg, 2.1bpg and 1.5spg in the 18 games.

   #7. Nikita Khartchenkov (200-F-87, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German ProA (second division) was not able to secure a victory for USC Leipzig (3-12) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the bottom-ranked USC Leipzig was crushed 101-78 in Crailsheim by the higher-ranked Merlins (#14). Khartchenkov was the top scorer with 17 points. This season he has very high stats. Khartchenkov averages: 15.5ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.8apg. He has dual citizenship: Russian and German. Despite Khartchenkov's Russian passport, he previously played for the German U20 national team and probably cannot be called to the Russian team.

   #8. Ruslan Nazmiev (200-G-87, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov, currently plays in Georgia) helped Sokhumi win their game against the fifth-ranked Kutaisi 90-86 in the Georgian Superleague last Saturday. Nazmiev scored 14 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 29 minutes. This year his overall stats are: 9.0ppg, 5.1rpg, 2.7apg and 1.3spg in the 10 games. Nazmiev holds both Uzbekistani and Russian passports.

   #9. Albert Kuppe (195-F-88, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German ProA (second division) couldn't help Oettinger Rockets Gotha (5-10) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his good performance Oettinger Rockets Gotha was defeated 77-65 in Chemnitz by the leading BV 99. Kuppe was the second best scorer with 12 points. His overall stats this season are: 5.9ppg and 2.3rpg. Kuppe has Russian and German nationalities. Despite his Russian passport, Kuppe previously played for the German U18 national team.

   #10. Alexey Chubrevich (212-C-86, currently plays in Israel) managed to help Maccabi Bazan Haifa in a victory against the eighth-ranked Ironi Ashkelon 111-94 in the Israeli Winner League in Sunday night's game. He recorded only 2 points in 4 minutes on the court. This year Chubrevich's overall stats are: 1.9ppg and 1.8rpg in the eight games. He has dual citizenship: Russian and Israeli.

Josh Adams
Adams starts his pro career at Avtodor - 1 day ago

Avtodor Saratov (VTB) added to their roster 23-year old American guard Josh Adams (188-86kg-93). Adams just graduated from Wyoming (NCAA). He has played there for the last four years. In 31 games he had very impressive stats: 24.2ppg, 5.6rpg, 4.3apg and 1.4spg last season. A very spectacular year in his career as he was named to All-MWC 1st Team and NABC All-District 17 1st Team. Adams has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NBA Pro Summer League earlier this month. As mentioned...   [read more]

Aaron White
Aaron White (ex Telekom Bsk) joins Zenit - 1 day ago

Zenit Saint Petersburg (VTB) added to their roster 24-year old American power forward Aaron White (206-99kg-92, college: Iowa). He played last season at Telekom Bsk in German BBL league. In 34 games he had 13.4ppg, 5.7rpg and 1   [read more]

Todorovic is back at Khimky - 3 days ago

BC Khimky Moscow Region (VTB) agreed terms with 24-year old Montenegrin ex-international forward Marko Todorovic (209-111kg-92). It is actually his comeback to Khimky as he has played here before. Todorovic played last season at Dominion Bilbao Basket in Spanish Liga Endesa. He managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year. In 9 Liga Endesa games he had 6   [read more]

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