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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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Alexey Shved selected the top Russian playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 2, 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.


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 (20-35) in their last game. Despite Shved's very good performance the Minnesota Timberwolves were badly defeated 127-111 on the road by the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was the top scorer with 17 points. Shved also added 4 rebounds in 25 minutes on the court. It was Timberwolves' fourth consecutive loss in a row. It's Shved's first season with the team. He has relatively good stats this year: 10.2ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.1apg, 2FGP: 42.9%, 3FGP: 30.1% and FT: 73.9% in the 50 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, who plays in the NBA. He was not able to help the Minnesota Timberwolves (20-35) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Kirilenko's good performance the Minnesota Timberwolves were edged 100-99 in Oakland by the Golden State Warriors. He recorded 14 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals. Kirilenko has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 13.1ppg, 6.0rpg, 3.0apg, 1.1bpg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 56.9%(182-320), 3FGP: 30.8% and FT: 77.0%. Kirilenko is a naturalized American. He is in the roster of the Russian senior national team. Kirilenko used to play for CSKA Moscow in Russian league.

Ivan Nelyubov
Ivan Nelyubov
   #3. The Russian player who performed third best last week abroad was former University international center Ivan Nelyubov (207-88, currently plays in Estonia). He was the major contributor in TU/Rock's victory against the league outsider Hito/Johvi (1-21) crushing them 90-51 in the Estonian KML in Friday night's game. Nelyubov recorded a double-double by scoring 13 points and getting 10 rebounds. Tartu Ulikool/Rock (17-0) is placed second in the KML. So far his team won all seventeen games in the Regular Season. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Nelyubov's overall stats this season are: 7.8ppg, 4.1rpg. He played for the Russian university national team two years ago.

Stanislav Dikiy
Stanislav Dikiy
   #4. Forward Stanislav Dikiy (201-88, currently plays in Ukraine) was not able to secure a victory for Ferro-ZNTU (19-14) in their game against Dnipro (12-20) in the Ukrainian Superleague. Dikiy recorded 6 points and blocked 2 shots in 16 minutes. Ferro-ZNTU lost 66-78 in Dnepropetrovsk to the much lower-ranked (#12) Dnipro. It was Ferro-ZNTU's third consecutive loss in a row. This year Dikiy's overall stats are: 2.0ppg and 1.8rpg in the 23 games. He used to play for the Russian U18 national team back in 2006.

Timofey Mozgov
Timofey Mozgov
   #5. International center Timofey Mozgov (215-86, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov, currently plays in NBA) managed to help Denver Nuggets to win against the Los Angeles Lakers (29-30) 119-108 in the NBA on Monday night. Mozgov scored only 2 points. The Denver Nuggets have a solid 38-22 record this season. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Mozgov's total stats this season are: 3.1ppg and 2.9rpg. He plays currently for the Russian national team.

Teymuraz Babunashvili
Teymuraz Babunashvili
   #6. Guard Teymuraz Babunashvili (185-90, currently plays in Georgia), who plays in the Georgian Superleague couldn't help Kutaisi (1-0) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Babunashvili's good performance his team was edged 87-85 in Tbilisi by the lower-ranked Dinamo (#5). He scored 10 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Babunashvili's total stats this season are: 5.5ppg, 2.2rpg and 1.9apg. He is a former U18 international player as he played for the Russian team five years ago.

Ruslan Pateev
Ruslan Pateev
   #7. Former U20 international center Ruslan Pateev (213-90, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA couldn't help the Arizona St. (9-6) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Pateev's good performance the Arizona St. was defeated 68-59 at home by the The University of Washington. He scored 10 points. There are only two games left until the end of the NCAA Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Pateev has been at the team for four years. Pateev's total stats this season are: 2.5ppg and 1.5rpg. He used to play for the Russian U20 national team three years ago.


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

   #1. Experienced Lazaros Papadopoulos (210-C-80, currently plays in Greece) contributed to PAOK's victory against the 11th-ranked Kavala (5-13) 81-69 in the Greek A1 on Sunday night. He scored 9 points, had 10 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 19 minutes. PAOK Thessaloniki (12-6) is placed fourth in the A1. Papadopoulos is currently second on the list of best rebounders with 7.5rpg. This year his other stats are: 11.7ppg and 3.2apg in the 18 games he played so far. Papadopoulos has a dual citizenship: Russian and Greek.

   #2. Dmitry Flis (203-F/C-84, currently plays in Spain) led River Andorra to a victory over the tenth-ranked Planasa NV (8-12) crushing them 78-53 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) last Friday. Flis was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 22 points and getting 10 rebounds in 30 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 currently second on the list of best blockers with 1.4bpg. This year he also averages: 12.7ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.2spg in the 20 games. Flis is another player who holds two passports: Russian and Spanish.

   #3. Aliaksandr Pustahvar (202-SF-85, currently plays in EuroChallenge), who plays in Belarus could not help Tsmoki-Minsk (1-5) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite his good performance the fourth-placed Tsmoki-Minsk was defeated 86-72 on the road by the second-ranked Telekom Baskets in the group L of EuroChallenge. Pustahvar was the second best scorer with 14 points. He also added 8 rebounds. The Top 16 already ended in the EuroChallenge. Pustahvar's overall stats this season are: 8.3ppg and 3.2rpg. He has both Russian and Belarusian nationalities.

   #4. Nikita Khartchenkov (200-F-87, currently plays in Germany) was the main contributor in NBC's victory against the closely-ranked Ehingen/Urspringschule (12-11) 90-82 in the German ProA (second division) in Saturday night's game. Khartchenkov was MVP of the game. He scored 23 points (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) in a mere 17 minutes. Nuernberger Basketball Club (11-12) is placed tenth in the ProA. This year Khartchenkov has relatively solid stats: 15.0ppg, 2.3rpg and 1.4apg in the seven games. He also holds two passports: Russian and German. Despite Khartchenkov's Russian nationality, he previously played for the German U20 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Russian team.

   #5. Anton Indrikov (193-G-87, currently plays in Belarus) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Impuls BGUIR (8-14) 78-62 in the Belarusian Premier League last Tuesday. Indrikov was MVP of the game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 11 rebounds. Indrikov also added 4 assists and 7 steals. BK Rubon Vitebsk (10-11) is placed third in the Premier League. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Indrikov is currently seventh on the league's list of top scorers. He has very reliable stats this season: 13.4ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.8apg and 2.0spg.

   #6. Aleksey Adediran (204-C-82, college: Binghamton, currently plays in Latvia) was the major contributor in Liepaja's victory against the closely-ranked Jelgava 84-70 in the Latvian LBL on Wednesday night. Adediran scored 15 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 29 minutes. He has individually a very good year with high stats. Adediran averages: 16.0ppg, 6.7rpg and 1.3apg in the three games. He has Nigerian and Russian nationalities.

   #7. Anton Kazarnovski (205-F/C-85, currently plays in Israel) contributed to a Hapoel Kazrin's victory against the closely-ranked Ironi Kiryat Ata 84-77 in the Israeli National League (second division) in Tuesday night's game. Kazarnovski recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points and getting 13 rebounds. This season he has very high stats. Kazarnovski averages: 15.1ppg, 8.9rpg and 3.1apg. He has dual citizenship: Russian and Israeli. Despite Kazarnovski's Russian passport, he previously played for the Israeli university national team and probably cannot be called to the Russian team.

   #8. Albert Kuppe (195-F-88, currently plays in Germany) was not able to help Oettinger Rockets Gotha in their game against Science City Jena in the German ProA (second division), despite his very good performance in Saturday night's game. Kuppe scored 13 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 28 minutes. But his team lost 87-97. This year Kuppe's total stats are: 7.6ppg, 2.6rpg and 1.4apg in the 23 games. He has dual citizenship: Russian and German. Despite Kuppe's Russian passport, he previously played for the German U18 national team.

   #9. Alexey Chubrevich (212-C-86, currently plays in Israel) helped Maccabi Haifa win their game against the league leader Maccabi Ashdod 95-85 in the Israeli Winner League on Monday night. Chubrevich scored 6 points in only 8 minutes. This year Chubrevich's total stats are: 2.5ppg and 1.5rpg in the 11 games. He has Russian and Israeli nationalities. Despite Chubrevich's Russian passport, he previously played for the Israeli university national team.

   #10. Giorgi Kvelashvili (206-C-81, currently plays in Georgia) was not able to secure a victory for Batumi in their game against Kutaisi in the Georgian Superleague. Kvelashvili recorded 7 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 21 minutes. His team lost 73-82. This year Kvelashvili's total stats are: 8.3ppg and 5.9rpg in the 15 games. He holds both Russian and Georgian passports.   




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48-year old head coach Evgeny Pashutin (agency: BeoBasket) left Unics Kazan (VTB). Pashutin has coached there for the last three years. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he coached in the final of VTB United League in 2012, 2013 and 2016. Pashutin was also voted Eurobasket.com All-VTB League Coach of the Year back in 2012 and 2013. He was coaching Russian Senior National Team between 2014 and 2015, and coached also U20 National Team between 2005 and 2006. Pa...   [read more]
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