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VTB United League Standings
 1. CSKA 22-2 
 2. Zenit 21-3 
 3. Khimki 19-5 
 4. Lokomotiv 19-5 
 5. Unics 15-9 
 6. Enisey 13-11 
 7. VEF Riga 11-13 
 8. Astana 9-15 
 9. N.Novgorod 8-16 
 10. Avtodor 8-16 
 11. Kalev/Cramo 5-19 
 12. Tsmoki-Minsk 5-19 
 13. Parma 1-23 
Last:4/24/2017
Superleague Standings
 1. Novosybirsk 17-6 
 2. Univ.Surgut 16-5 
 3. Samara-SGEU 15-8 
 4. Sakhalin 15-8 
 5. Irkut 15-8 
 6. Spartak-Prim. 14-9 
 7. TEMP-SUMZ 13-10 
 8. Kupol-Rodniki 10-12 
 9. Ural Ekaterinb. 9-14 
 10. MBA Moscow 7-14 
 11. Ryazan 5-18 
 12. Khimky-Podmos. 4-19 
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 1. Urartu Yerevan 0-9 
Last:3/17/2017
Superleague 2 Standings
 1. Tambov 26-9 
 2. Cheb.Yastreby 23-12 
 3. Dyn-Magn.ChL 20-15 
 4. Dynamo-CBK 18-17 
 5. Spartak SP 17-18 
 6. Stroitiel Engels 17-18 
 7. Burevestnik 14-21 
 8. Runa Basket 5-30 
Last:3/16/2017
Superleague 3 Standings
 1. Uralmash 22-6 
 2. Arsenal 19-9 
 3. AltajBasket 17-11 
 4. Dynamo-MGTU 16-12 
 5. Ufimets Ufa 14-14 
 6. Neftekhimik T. 9-19 
 7. Elbrus Cherk. 8-20 
 8. Rusichi K. 7-21 
Last:3/16/2017
U23 League Standings
 1. CSKA-2 35-5 
 2. Khimky-2 30-10 
 3. Lokomotiv-2 25-15 
 4. Samara-2 24-16 
 5. Zenit-2 22-18 
 6. Avtodor-2 18-22 
 7. Parma-2 18-22 
 8. Unics-2 18-22 
 9. N.Novgorod-2 16-24 
 10. COP KB 8-32 
 11. Enisey-2 6-34 
Last:4/22/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 Real Madrid 23-7 
 2 CSKA 22-8 
 3 Olympiacos 19-11 
 4 Panathinaikos 19-11 
 5 Fenerbahce 18-12 
 6 Anadolu Efes 17-13 
 7 Baskonia 17-13 
 8 Darussafaka 16-14 
 9 Crvena Zvezda 16-14 
 10 Zalgiris 14-16 
 11 FC Barcelona 12-18 
 12 Galatasaray 11-19 
 13 Brose Bask. 10-20 
 14 Maccabi T-A 10-20 
 15 EA7 Armani 8-22 
 16 Unics 8-22 
Last:4/7/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group E
 1 Lokomotiv 5-1 
 2 Gran Canaria 4-2 
 3 Fuenlabrada 2-4 
 4 UCAM Murcia 1-5 
Group F
 1 B.Muenchen 6-0 
 2 Khimky 4-2 
 3 Lietkabelis 2-4 
 4 Ratiopharm 0-6 
Group G
 1 Hapoel J-M 5-1 
 2 Zenit 3-3 
 3 Lietuvos rytas 3-3 
 4 N.Novgorod 1-5 
Group H
 1 Valencia 6-0 
 2 Unicaja 3-3 
 3 Cedevita 2-4 
 4 ALBA 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/8/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Nikola LEPOJEVIC
  Univ.Sur.
  (195-S/F-82)
  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
  Sakhalin
  (200-F-91)
  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
  Sa.
  (185-PG-92)
  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
 Anton GLAZUNOV
  TE.
  (181-PG-86)
  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
 Andrey CHERNYSH
  Irkutsk
  (212-C/F-90)
  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 
Player of the Week

 Aleksey Golyahov
  Sakhalin
  ( 190-PG-84 )
  

 Andrey Semenov
  Runa Basket
  ( 201-F-90 )
  
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Andrei Kirilenko's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Russians playing currently abroad - Jan 26, 2013


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We bring you last week's top performances from Russians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Andrei Kirilenko
Andrei Kirilenko
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Andrei Kirilenko (209-81, currently plays in NBA). He led Minnesota Timberwolves to a victory over the Houston Rockets (23-22) 92-79 in the NBA in Saturday night's game. Kirilenko was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 21 points and getting 11 rebounds. Kirilenko also added and 3 steals in 42 minutes on the court. The Minnesota Timberwolves have 17-23 record this season. It's Kirilenko's first year with the team. He has individually a very good year with high stats. Kirilenko averages: 13.8ppg, 6.8rpg, 3.1apg, 1.2bpg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 58.2%(159-273), 3FGP: 28.9% and FT: 76.0% in the 36 games he played so far. He is a naturalized American. Kirilenko is currently a member of the Russian senior national team. He used to play for CSKA Moscow in Russian league.

Ivan Nelyubov
Ivan Nelyubov
   #2. Second place goes to former University international center Ivan Nelyubov (207-88, currently plays in Estonia). Nelyubov contributed to TU/Rock's victory against the closely-ranked TTU (9-9) 74-64 in the Estonian KML in Tuesday night's game. He recorded 7 points in only 12 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Tartu Ulikool/Rock (15-0) is placed first in the KML. So far his team won all fifteen games in the Regular Season. It's Nelyubov's first season with the team. This year Nelyubov's overall stats are: 7.4ppg, 3.3rpg, 2FGP: 58.1%(25-43) and FT: 81.0% in the nine games. He played for the Russian university national team in 2011.

Aleksandr Fomin
Aleksandr Fomin
   #3. The Russian player who performed third best last week abroad was former University international forward Aleksandr Fomin (206-86, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in VTB United League), who plays in Belarus. Fomin could not help the league outsider Tsmoki-Minsk (0-12) in their last game. Despite his good performance the tenth-placed Tsmoki-Minsk was badly defeated 80-64 at home by the much higher-ranked (#3) Lokomotiv in the group B of VTB United League. Fomin was the second best scorer with 11 points. He also added 5 rebounds in 23 minutes. So far Tsmoki-Minsk lost all twelve games in the Regular Season. This year Fomin's total stats are: 6.6ppg, 2.5rpg, 2FGP: 41.8%, 3FGP: 35.0% and FT: 46.2% in the 11 games. He played for the Russian university national team two years ago.

Ruslan Pateev
Ruslan Pateev
   #4. Center Ruslan Pateev (213-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an overtime Arizona St.'s victory against the University of Southern California (3-4) 98-93 in the NCAA in Thursday night's game. He scored 8 points, had 5 rebounds and made 3 blocks in 23 minutes. The Arizona State University has a solid 4-2 conference record this season. Pateev has been at the team for four years. Pateev has averaged so far 3.4ppg and 1.4rpg in the 11 games. He used to play for the Russian U20 national team back in 2010.

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 help VOO Verviers-Pepinster (3-9) in their game against Okapi Aalstar (8-6) in the Belgian Ethias League. He recorded only 4 points. The bottom-ranked VOO Verviers-Pepinster was badly defeated 99-80 on the road by the higher-ranked Okapi Aalstar (#3). Zakharov has averaged so far 6.4ppg and 2.7rpg. He used to play for the Russian U20 national team four years ago.


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

   #1. Experienced Raul Lopez (183-PG-80, currently plays in Eurocup) led his Spanish team Gescrap BB to a victory over the leader Valencia Basket (2-1) 91-76 in the Eurocup last Wednesday. Lopez was the best player in that game. He scored 14 points and added 7 assists. Gescrap Bizkaia Bilbao Basket (1-2) is placed fourth in group J. There are only three games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be critical. Lopez's overall stats this season are: 7.9ppg, 2.4rpg and 2.6apg.

   #2. Lazaros Papadopoulos (210-C-80, currently plays in Greece), who plays in the Greek A1 could not help PAOK (9-4) in their last game. Despite his good performance PAOK lost 61-71 on the road to the second-ranked Panathinaikos. Papadopoulos was the top scorer with 12 points. He also added 6 rebounds and 3 assists in 28 minutes. Papadopoulos is ranked third on the list of the best rebounders in the league with 7.2rpg. This year his other stats are: 12.3ppg and 3.2apg in the 13 games he played so far. Papadopoulos has a dual citizenship: Russian and Greek.

   #3. Anton Indrikov (193-G-87, currently plays in Belarus) was not able to help Rubon (8-8) in their game against Impuls BGUIR (7-9) in the Belarusian Premier League. Despite his very good performance in Friday night's game He was the top scorer with 26 points. Indrikov also added 9 rebounds. Indrikov has relatively good stats this season: 13.1ppg, 4.0rpg, 1.7apg and 1.8spg.

   #4. Dmitry Flis (203-F/C-84, currently plays in Spain) was the major contributor in a River Andorra's victory against the fifth-ranked Leche Rio Breogan (8-8) 77-66 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) last Saturday. He scored 17 points and blocked 2 blocks in 22 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 is ranked second on the list of the best blockers in the league with 1.3bpg. This year he also averages: 12.3ppg, 4.5rpg and 1.1spg in the 16 games. Flis is another player who holds two passports: Russian and Spanish.

   #5. Aliaksandr Pustahvar (202-SF-85, currently plays in EuroChallenge) was not able to secure a victory for Tsmoki-Minsk (0-2) in their game against Okapi Aalstar (1-1) in the EuroChallenge. Despite his very good performance on Wednesday night He scored 15 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. There are only four games left until the end of the EuroChallenge Top 16. So now every game is very crucial. It's Pustahvar's first season with the team. Pustahvar's overall stats this year are: 7.4ppg and 2.6rpg. He has both Russian and Belarusian nationalities.

   #6. Anton Kazarnovski (205-F/C-85, currently plays in Israel) contributed to a Hapoel Kazrin's victory against the league outsider Maccabi Kiryat Bialik 114-108 in the Israeli National League (second division) last Wednesday. Kazarnovski recorded a double-double by scoring 24 points and getting 10 rebounds. He also added 5 assists. Kazarnovski has relatively good stats this season: 14.6ppg, 9.1rpg and 2.7apg. He also 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.

   #7. Nikita Khartchenkov (200-F-87, currently plays in Germany) couldn't help NBC in their game against Science City Jena in the German ProA (second division). Despite his very good performance in Friday night's game Khartchenkov was the second best scorer with 16 points. Khartchenkov has relatively good stats this season: 12.3ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.3apg. 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. Igor Simin (197-G-84, agency: Avi Zilberman, currently plays in Israel) couldn't help Beer Yaakov in their game against Ironi Kiryat Ata in the Israeli National League (second division), despite his very good performance last Wednesday. Simin was the second best scorer with 19 points. He also added 5 rebounds in 33 minutes. But his team lost 68-80. Simin has averaged so far 9.3ppg, 2.8rpg, 1.8apg and 1.7spg in the 12 games. He holds both Russian and Israeli passports. Despite Simin's Russian nationality, he previously played for the Israeli U21 national team.

   #9. Youri Anissovets (203-F-88, college: Bevill St.-Fayette, currently plays in Canada) helped University of Calgary win their game against the Wesmen 79-71 in the Canadian university league CIS on Friday night. Anissovets recorded 11 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Anissovets has averaged so far 3.4ppg and 1.4rpg.

   #10. Aleksey Adediran (204-C-82, college: Binghamton, currently plays in Ukraine) managed to help MBC Mykolaiv to win against the closely-ranked Cherkasy 74-67 in the Ukrainian Superleague last Friday. Adediran scored only 2 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. He has averaged so far 9.5ppg and 4.0rpg. Adediran holds both Nigerian and Russian passports.   




Coty Clarke
Clarke comes back to Arecibo, ex Unics - 2 days ago
Defending champion Capitanes de Arecibo (BSN) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old American forward Coty Clarke (201-105kg-92, college: Arkansas, agency: BeoBasket). It is actually his comeback to Capitanes as he has played here before. Clarke He moved there from Unics in Russian VTB league where he started the season. In 19 games he recorded 9.4ppg, 6.1rpg, 1.4apg and 1.1spg this season. The last summer Clarke played at Capitanes. In 19 BSN games he was third best score...   [read more]

Will Clyburn
Will Clyburn to CSKA Moscow? - 4 days ago
Russian powerhouseCSKA Moscow (VTB) is close to ink 27-year old American forward Will Clyburn (201-95kg-90, college: Iowa State) who currently plays Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul in Turkey. In 25 BSL games he recorded 10.6ppg, 5.3rpg and 1.4apg this season. He was voted to Turkish League All-Star Game. The last season Clyburn played at Hapoel Unet Holon (Winner League) in Israel where in 33 games he averaged impressive 20.9ppg, 8.3rpg, 2.0apg and 1.4spg. It was a very successful season in hi...   [read more]

Micah Downs
Downs is back at Avtodor, ex Orleans - 7 days ago
Avtodor Saratov (VTB) agreed terms with 31-year old American swingman Micah Downs (195-91kg-86, college: Gonzaga). It is actually his comeback to Saratov as he has played here before. Downs He moved there from Entente Orleans 45 in French ProA where he played this season. In 26 games he had 14.0ppg, 4   [read more]


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