FINAL Good Angels - Piestanske C. 69-55 Good Angels repeated as Extraliga champions. They stormed past Piestanske Cajky to complete the sweep of the championship series. Piestanske C. was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Good Angels made 19-of-23 charity shots (82.6 percent) during the game. They also forced 20 Piestanske C. turnovers. Piestanske C. was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for the fo... [read more]
Good Angels repeated as Extraliga champions. They stormed past Piestanske Cajky to complete the sweep of the championship series. Piestanske C. was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Good Angels made 19-of-23 charity shots (82.6 percent) during the game. They also forced 20 Piestanske C. turnovers. Piestanske C. was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for the former international point guard Zuzana Zirkova (175-80) who led her team to a victory scoring 18 points and 5 rebounds. Slovenian point guard Teja Oblak (172-90) helped adding 13 points. The best for the losing side was the former international Sabina Oroszova (190-93, college: E.Illinois) with 10 points and 5 rebounds and the former international Terezia Palenikova (179-95) scored 8 points and 6 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Top scorers: Good Angels: Z.Zirkova 18+5reb+3ast, T.Oblak 13+1reb+2ast, B.Balintova 11+2ast, D.Baburova 10+3reb+1ast, A.Jurcenkova 6+6reb+2ast, R.Stehlikova 4+3reb+2ast Piestanske C.: S.Oroszova 10+5reb+1ast, T.Palenikova 8+6reb+1ast, A.Slamova 8+3reb+3ast, N.Dudasova 8+2reb+2ast, A.Baletic 7+3reb, C.Handy 7+3reb
MBK Ruzomberok overcame Samorin to celebrate Extraliga Bronze. The game without a history. MBK Ruzomberok led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. It was a good game for American forward Janae Smith (188-92, college: UAB) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 14 rebounds. Lucia Kelcikova (176-96) contributed with 15 points for the winners. Four MBK Ruzomberok players scored in double figures. The former international power forward Romana Vynuchalova (192-86, college: Penn St.) answered with 21 points and Canadian forward Kalisha Keane (185-89, college: Michigan St.) added 6 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Samorin. Top scorers: MBK Ruzomb.: J.Smith 15+14reb+1ast, L.Kelcikova 15+4reb+1ast, E.Kmetova 13+3reb+1ast, M.Mistinova 12+4reb+2ast, A.Baburova 8+2reb+1ast, A.Moravcikova 4+3reb+1ast Samorin: R.Vynuchalova 21+4reb+1ast, T.Sujova 11+2reb+1ast, L.Slezarikova 9+2reb, G.Nagyova 8+2reb+2ast, K.Keane 6+9reb+2ast, S.Marcova 4
Kristi Toliver selected the top Slovakian playing abroad in last week's games - 6 days ago
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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Slovakian players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is former international point guard Kristi Toliver (170-87). She led UMMC Ekaterinburg to a victory over the third-ranked USK Praha in the Euroleague in Sunday night's game.
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Slovakian players, who play currently abroad.
#1. This week's number one is former international point guard Kristi Toliver (170-87, college: Maryland, currently plays in Euroleague). She led her Russian team UMMC Ekaterinburg to a victory over the third-ranked USK Praha (9-5) 68-63 in the Euroleague in Sunday night's game.
Toliver was MVP of the game. She recorded 18 points in 29 minutes on the court.
UMMC Ekaterinburg (13-1) is placed first in group B.
It was her team's 13th consecutive victory in a row.
This year Toliver averages: 9.5ppg, 1.9rpg, 3.2apg, 2FGP: 38.8%, 3FGP: 51.4%(36-70) and FT: 83.3% in 17 games she played so far.
She is a naturalized American.
Toliver played for the Slovakian senior national team two years ago.
Strangely she has never played in Slovakia.
#2. Second place goes to an international center Marie Ruzickova (190-86, agency: LBM Management, currently plays in Italy). Ruzickova was the main contributor in Venezia's victory against the league leader Napoli (14-8) 62-52 in the Italian Serie A1 last Wednesday.
She was the best player in that game. Ruzickova recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 10 rebounds. She also added 2 blocks.
It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Reyer Venezia Mestre (17-5) is placed fourth in the Serie A1.
It's Ruzickova's fourth season with the team.
Ruzickova has relatively good stats this year: 10.4ppg, 8.3rpg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 47.3% and FT: 52.8%.
She is in the roster of the Slovakian senior national team.
#3. The Slovakian player who performed third best last week abroad was former international forward Veronika Remenarova (188-97, currently plays in Czech Republic). Remenarova contributed to a Valosun Brno's victory against the eighth-ranked Basketball Nymburk (16-6) 70-63 in the Czech Republic ZBL on Saturday night.
She scored 9 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 26 minutes.
Valosun KP Brno (16-6) is placed second in Play-Offs group.
It was her team's eighth consecutive victory in a row.
This year Remenarova's overall stats are: 8.7ppg, 3.9rpg, 1.2apg, 1.7spg, 2FGP: 54.7%, 3FGP: 35.7% and FT: 71.7% in 29 games.
She played for the Slovakian national team two years ago.
#4. Center Klaudia Lukacovicova (195-90, currently plays in Sweden) managed to help Udominate Basket Umea to win against the fifth-ranked Telge (12-15) crushing them 94-72 in the Swedish Damligan in Monday night's game.
Lukacovicova recorded only 4 points.
Udominate Basket Umea (27-0) is placed first in the Damligan.
So far her team won all games in the Semi-Finals.
Lukacovicova is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's her fourth year in Udominate's roster.
Her total stats this season are: 9.9ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.3apg and 1.4spg.
Lukacovicova is also Slovakian national team player.
#5. Former U20 international forward Martina Letkova (190-92, currently plays in Germany) was the major contributor in a BasCats Heidelberg's victory against the third-ranked Don Bosco Bamberg (17-5) crushing them 61-31 in the German 2.Bundesliga (second division) last Saturday.
She recorded 9 points and blocked 2 blocks in 20 minutes.
It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group South. MLP BasCats USC Heidelberg (19-1) is placed first.
It was her team's eighth consecutive victory in a row.
This year Letkova's total stats are: 7.3ppg and 3.8rpg in 23 games.
She used to play for the Slovakian U20 national team
five years ago.
#6. Guard Gabriela Kubatova-Leskova (171-84, currently plays in France) helped Roche win their game against the closely-ranked Bretagne Basket (18-8) 79-63 in the French LF2 (second division) on Saturday night.
Kubatova-Leskova scored 5 points and added 4 passes.
It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Roche Vendee BC (22-4) is placed second in the LF2.
The Regular Season already ended.
Kubatova-Leskova has been at the team for eight years.
She has averaged so far 4.8ppg, 1.3rpg and 2.9apg.
Kubatova-Leskova is a former international player as she played for the Slovakian senior team four years ago.
Extraliga Round 2 of Finals. Good Angels move closer to title - 7 days ago
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FINAL Piestanske C. - Good Angels 59-79 Good Angels fired past Piestanske Cajky on the road to step closer to Extraliga title. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Good Angels's pressure prevailed and they won that period 24-7 extending their advantage to 20 points. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Piestanske C. to just 7 points in fourth quarter. Good Angels made 22-of-25 charity shots (88.0 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Piestanske C. 38-27 in... [read more]
Good Angels fired past Piestanske Cajky on the road to step closer to Extraliga title. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Good Angels's pressure prevailed and they won that period 24-7 extending their advantage to 20 points. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Piestanske C. to just 7 points in fourth quarter. Good Angels made 22-of-25 charity shots (88.0 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Piestanske C. 38-27 including a 30-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. The former international center Anna Jurcenkova (195-85) had a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Slovenian point guard Teja Oblak (172-90) chipped in 17 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists during the contest. Four Good Angels players scored in double figures. American center Monique Oliver (188-91, college: Rutgers) responded with 16 points and 9 rebounds and her fellow American import point guard Tiffany Brown (165-86, college: Georgia South) scored 14 points and 4 assists. Top scorers: Piestanske C.: M.Oliver 16+9reb, T.Brown 14+4reb+4ast, T.Palenikova 9+2reb+3ast, S.Oroszova 8+4reb+1ast, C.Handy 6+1reb+1ast, A.Slamova 2+3reb+2ast Good Angels: T.Oblak 17+5reb+6ast, Z.Zirkova 16+3reb+1ast, A.Jurcenkova 15+13reb+1ast, V.Baugh 10+8reb+1ast, L.Kupcikova 8+3reb+1ast, B.Balintova 6+2reb+3ast
Samorin rallied past MBK Ruzomberok to even the consolation finals series. The hosts trailed by 9 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 10 points. It was a great shooting night for Samorin especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.6 percentage. The former international guard Timea Sujova (173-84) orchestrated the victory by scoring 26 points, 5 assists and 4 steals. The former international power forward Romana Vynuchalova (192-86, college: Penn St.) contributed with 18 points for the winners. American forward Janae Smith (188-92, college: UAB) replied with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 14 rebounds and the former international point guard Zuzana Lazarova (168-87) added 15 points and 5 assists in the effort for MBK Ruzomberok. MBK Ruzomberok's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Top scorers: MBK Ruzomb.: J.Smith 23+14reb+1ast, Z.Lazarova 15+4reb+5ast, M.Mistinova 14+1ast, L.Kelcikova 7+4reb+2ast, E.Kmetova 7, A.Moravcikova 6+3reb+1ast Samorin: T.Sujova 26+3reb+5ast, R.Vynuchalova 18+4reb+2ast, G.Nagyova 15+1reb+3ast, K.Keane 9+4reb, L.Slezarikova 8+4reb+2ast, J.Lelkes 6+2reb+2ast
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