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SBL Standings
 1. Kosice 25-5 
 2. Inter Bratislava 23-8 
 3. Prievidza 20-10 
 4. Levice 20-11 
 5. Rieker KN 17-13 
 6. Iskra Svit 16-15 
 7. Handlova 15-16 
 8. Lucenec 14-16 
 9. Karlovka 9-22 
 10. Nova Ves 6-25 
 11. Nitra 3-27 
Full Standings
Last:2/22/2017
1.Liga Stage Two Standings
Places 1-5
 1. MBK ZU ZL 13-3 
 2. Petrzalka 13-3 
 3. Karlovka B 10-6 
 4. Start B. 9-7 
 5. Presov 8-8 
Places 6-9
 1. Slovakia PB 7-9 
 2. Trnava 6-10 
 3. Ziar/Hronom 4-12 
 4. Kezmarok 2-14 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/17/2017
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
Alpe Adria Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Zlatorog 5-1 
 2 KK Primorska 4-2 
 3 Vrij.Osijek 2-4 
 4 Klosterneuburg 1-5 
Group B
 1 Helios 2-1 
 2 Arkadia 2-1 
 3 Zabok 0-2 
Group C
 1 Levice 3-1 
 2 Kapfenberg 3-1 
 3 Tajfun 0-4 
Group D
 1 Rogaska 3-1 
 2 Rieker KN 2-2 
 3 BK Decin 1-3 
Last:1/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Radoslav RANCIK
  Inter B.
  (205-F/C-79)
  Avg: 20.7
 1. Rancik, Inter B.20.7 
 2. Stojacic, Lucenec20.5 
 3. Myles, Nitra17.3 
 4. Ziak, Kosice17.2 
 5. Singletary, Iskra S.17.0 
 6. Sedmak, Handlova16.3 
 7. Jones, Prievidza16.2 
 8. Shoutvin, Iskra S.16.2 
 9. Bilic, Rieker KN16.1 
 10. Langston, Rieker KN16.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Garrick SIMS
  Lucenec
  (203-C-91)
  Avg: 8.9
 1. Sims, Lucenec8.9 
 2. Henry, Nova Ves8.7 
 3. Rountree-III, Lucen.7.9 
 4. Lee, Kosice7.6 
 5. Matovic, Kosice7.5 
 6. Bojanovsky, Rieker K.7.0 
 7. Langston, Rieker KN6.9 
 8. Rancik, Inter B.6.8 
 9. Marshall, Nova Ves6.5 
 10. Batka, Kosice6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Radenko PILCEVIC
  Kosice
  (188-G-86)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Pilcevic, Kosice6.8 
 2. Gonzalez, Iskra S.5.5 
 3. Tomic, Rieker KN5.4 
 4. Solevic, Nova Ves5.3 
 5. Vlahovic, Inter B.4.8 
 6. Palm, Iskra Svit4.7 
 7. Stojacic, Lucenec4.6 
 8. Summers, Levice4.5 
 9. Milosevic, Handlova4.5 
 10. Bulatovic, Inter B.4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Aaron ROUNTREE III
  Lucen.
  (203-F-93)
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Rountree-III, Lucen.3.6 
 2. Cobb, Rieker KN2.2 
 3. Solevic, Nova Ves2.2 
 4. Singletary, Iskra S.2.0 
 5. Davis, Lucenec1.8 
 6. Pilcevic, Kosice1.8 
 7. Wright, Handlova1.8 
 8. Gonzalez, Iskra S.1.7 
 9. Stojacic, Lucenec1.6 
 10. Krajcovic, Levice1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Aaron ROUNTREE III
  Lucen.
  (203-F-93)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Rountree-III, Lucen.1.8 
 2. Ammons, Levice1.4 
 3. Milovanovic, Priev.1.4 
 4. Nuhanovic, Inter B.1.3 
 5. Batka, Kosice1.3 
 6. Shoutvin, Iskra S.1.0 
 7. Stefek, Nitra0.9 
 8. Lee, Kosice0.8 
 9. Zimic, Kosice0.8 
 10. Bojanovsky, Rieker K.0.8 
Player of the Week

 Farad Cobb
  Rieker KN
  ( 183-PG-73-93 )
  
Slovakian men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:
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Slovakian Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 35 (Regular Season)

Kosice 90% Feb.25 Karlovka
Inter Bratis 69% Feb.25 Handlova
Prievidza Feb.25 Iskra Svit 54%
Levice 74% Feb.25 Nova Ves
Lucenec Feb.25 Rieker KN 55%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Cibona 50% Mar.8 Chalon
Enisey 59% Mar.8 Oostende
Usak Mar.8 Nanterre 96%
Telekom Bsk 99% Mar.8 Ironi Nahari
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

Helios 55% Mar.6 Rogaska
Zlatorog 74% Feb.28 Rieker KN
Interview with Levice Point Guard Willie Kemp - Oct 12, 2012


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In his first season playing in Europe, 25-year old point guard Willie Kemp (188-G-87, college: Memphis) is off to a tremendous start both in the Czech NBL and Slovak Extraliga. He is tied for the NBL league lead at 20.0 points per game after two rounds and has helped Astrum Levice to a 2-0 record in the Extraliga.
Kemp played collegiality at the University of Memphis where in between being a part-time starter his freshman and senior seasons, was part of a historic 2007-08 season which saw his Tigers reach the NCAA Championship Game. After playing professionally in the NBA D-League in the USA and then last season in Tunisia, Kemp took some time to share his thoughts on playing for Levice, his journey here and what his expectations are for the season.

Q.What have been your first impressions about Levice, Slovakia so far?

A.It has been great here in Levice so far. The fans are awesome and everybody loves basketball here.

Q.Most fans do not know much about basketball in Tunisia, where you played last season. How did you end up there and what was the experience like?

A.I ended up in Tunisia because I was going to go back to the NBA-D League for a second season but I changed my mind at the last minute. Most jobs in Europe were taken by the time I had made my decision. But the experience was amazing, we traveled to Europe and Morocco to play some good teams. Also, it was a great experience for me to be a leader on another championship team.

Q.Going back to your time at Memphis, you were part of a historic and also controversial 2007-08 Tigers team which reached the NCAA Finals. As a player going through the high of reaching the Finals, but then having to deal with the scrutiny of the NCAA investigations, how did it affect you and your teammates?

A.Playing on the 2007-2008 team at Memphis was something special to be apart of. That team was very talented and amazing as a group. We won a lot of games and making it to the National Championship game is something nobody can ever take away from me and my teammates. When the NCAA started to investigate our team it was very difficult because that's all people wanted to talk about when they see you out somewhere. But, me and my teammates stuck together like we did all season and we knew as a team we didn't break any rules.

Q.What was the most memorable moment of that 2007-08 season for you personally?

A.I had a lot of great memories from the 2007-2008 team. One memory that sticks out is when we played Mississippi State in the NCAA tournament and I stepped up and hit four big three's to help us win and move on in the tournament. Another one, is playing in the National Championship game playing in front of 80,000 people was something special. Another memory was playing with Derrick Rose, he was a great player and I learned a lot from him.

Q.What were some of the positive aspects of playing in the NBA D-League your rookie season?

A.Playing in the NBA D-League my first season was a great experience for me. I played against some good players there. Not only did the D League teach me some things about basketball, it also helped me learn how to be a professional basketball player personally.

Q.So far this season you have gotten off to a terrific start for Levice, what has been the key to your and the teams success?

A.We have just been playing as a team and trying to get better every game and every practice. Our coaching staff does a great job on making us work hard in practice. I know I am 100% dedicated to winning a championship and my teammates are as well. You practice how you play!

Q.You also are in a situation unlike any other team, playing both in the Czech NBL and the Slovakian Extraliga. What is that like? Do you have to change your approach to preparation?

A.Playing in two different leagues is something I haven't done before. The most important thing I have to do is take care of my body and eat right. Playing 60 games is a lot, but if I can do those two things I will be okay.

Q.What is something the fans of Levice should know about Willie Kemp?

A.Fans should know that I love to win and I'm a winner. I love playing the game of Basketball. I am blessed with the chance to play basketball professionally and I do not take that for granted. I hope that my hard work on and off the court shows that. Levice has been great thus far; and I'm willing to do anything to help our basketball team win games this season.   




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