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Liga Endesa Standings
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Burgos 0-0 
 4. Estudiantes 0-0 
 5. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 6. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 7. Gipuzkoa GBC 0-0 
 8. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 9. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 10. Joventut 0-0 
 11. Obradoiro 0-0 
 12. Real Madrid 0-0 
 13. RETAbet BB 0-0 
 14. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 15. Unicaja 0-0 
 16. Valencia 0-0 
 17. Zaragoza 0-0 
Last:7/31/2017
LEB Gold Standings
 1. Breogan 0-0 
 2. Caceres 0-0 
 3. Castello 0-0 
 4. CB Clavijo 0-0 
 5. Coruna 0-0 
 6. FC Barcelona II 0-0 
 7. Forca Lleida 0-0 
 8. Huesca 0-0 
 9. Manresa 0-0 
 10. Melilla 0-0 
 11. Ourense 0-0 
 12. Oviedo 0-0 
 13. Palencia 0-0 
 14. Palma 0-0 
 15. Prat 0-0 
 16. Real Betis 0-0 
 17. Sammic ISB 0-0 
 18. Valladolid 0-0 
Last:7/31/2017
LEB Silver Standings
 1. Agustinos-Leclerc 0-0 
 2. Albacete 0-0 
 3. Aquimisa LZ 0-0 
 4. Avila 0-0 
 5. Cambados 0-0 
 6. Fundacion 5+11 0-0 
 7. Granada 0-0 
 8. La Roda 0-0 
 9. LHospitalet 0-0 
 10. Lucentum 0-0 
 11. Martorell 0-0 
 12. Moron 0-0 
 13. Myrtia 0-0 
 14. Navarra 0-0 
 15. Plasencia 0-0 
 16. Real Canoe 0-0 
Last:7/31/2017
EBA Stage Two Standings
Fase Final 1
 1. La Roda 3-0 
 2. Cazorla 2-1 
 3. Calvia 1-2 
 4. Cartagena 0-3 
Fase Final 2
 1. Myrtia 3-0 
 2. Chantada 1-2 
 3. Pardinyes-L. 1-2 
 4. CAM E.Soler 1-2 
Fase Final 3
 1. Real Canoe 3-0 
 2. Estela 2-1 
 3. Mollet 1-2 
 4. Valencia II 0-3 
Fase Final 4
 1. Martorell 3-0 
 2. Casvi 2-1 
 3. Yosiquese 1-2 
 4. Leon 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/25/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Darussafaka 0-0 
 4. Fiat TO 0-0 
 5. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 6. Unics 0-0 
Group B
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. Galatasaray 0-0 
 4. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Lietkabelis 0-0 
Group C
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 3. Limoges 0-0 
 4. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 5. Partizan NIS 0-0 
 6. RETAbet BB 0-0 
Group D
 1. ASVEL 0-0 
 2. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Tofas 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/6/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Edwin JACKSON
  Estudian.
  (190-SG-89)
  Avg: 21.4
 1. Jackson, Estudian.21.4 
 2. Llull, Real Madrid16.5 
 3. Shermadini, Andor.15.7 
 4. Bamforth, RE.14.5 
 5. Jelovac, Zaragoza14.3 
 6. Campazzo, UCAM M.14.1 
 7. Larkin, Baskonia14.1 
 8. Benzing, Zaragoza13.7 
 9. Nedovic, Unicaja13.5 
 10. Popovic, Fuenlabr.13.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ante TOMIC
  FC Barce.
  (217-C-87)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Tomic, FC Barce.7.7 
 2. Shermadini, Andor.7.6 
 3. Diagne, Fuenlabrada6.7 
 4. Mahalbasic, Sevilla6.6 
 5. Ayon, Real Madrid6.4 
 6. Suton, Estudiantes6.2 
 7. Norel, Zaragoza6.1 
 8. Dubljevic, Valencia5.8 
 9. Fotu, Zaragoza5.7 
 10. Eric, RE.5.6 
Assists Per Game
 Mickey MCCONNELL
  Obradoiro
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 6.4
 1. McConnell, Obradoiro6.4 
 2. Albicy, Andorra6.2 
 3. Campazzo, UCAM M.5.9 
 4. Llull, Real Madrid5.4 
 5. Bellas, Zaragoza5.1 
 6. Larkin, Baskonia4.9 
 7. Cook, Estudiantes4.7 
 8. Oliver, Gran Canaria4.6 
 9. White, Iberosta.4.3 
 10. Diot, Valencia4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Facundo CAMPAZZO
  UCAM M.
  (181-PG-91)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Campazzo, UCAM M.1.6 
 2. Albicy, Andorra1.5 
 3. Cook, Estudiantes1.5 
 4. Larkin, Baskonia1.4 
 5. Hanga, Baskonia1.4 
 6. Machado, Manresa1.3 
 7. Diot, Valencia1.2 
 8. Lockett, Sevilla1.2 
 9. Vidal, Joventut1.1 
 10. Aguilar, Gran Canaria1.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Hamady N'DIAYE
  Unicaja
  (213-C-87)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. N'diaye, Unicaja1.2 
 2. Rey, Manresa1.2 
 3. Randolph, Real Madrid1.1 
 4. Pustovyi, Obradoiro1.0 
 5. Tumba, UCAM M.1.0 
 6. Antetokounmp., Andor.0.9 
 7. Eric, RE.0.8 
 8. Diagne, Fuenlabrada0.8 
 9. Jordan, Joventut0.8 
 10. Traore, Estudiantes0.8 
Player of the Week

 Adam Hanga
  Baskonia
  ( 199-SF-89 )
  

 Garrett Nevels
  Forca Lleida
  ( 188-G-92 )
  

 Sergio De La Fuente
  Valladolid
  ( 198-C-89 )
  

 Jose Miguel Perez
  Casvi
  ( 202-PF-96 )
  
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Spanish Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Real Madrid 57% Oct.1 RETAbet BB
Unicaja 55% Oct.1 Fuenlabrada
UCAM Murcia 56% Oct.1 Gran Canaria
Estudian. 59% Oct.1 Joventut
Gipuzkoa GB 59% Oct.1 Zaragoza
Valencia 54% Sep.30 FC Barcelona
Andorra 61% Sep.30 Iberostar Te
Obradoiro 54% Sep.30 Baskonia
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First Round Schedule
Manresa 57% Oct.1 Caceres
FC Barcelon 57% Oct.1 Forca Lleida
Real Betis 57% Oct.1 Castello
Sammic ISB 57% Oct.1 Coruna
Breogan 57% Sep.30 Ourense
Palma 57% Sep.30 Prat
Huesca 57% Sep.29 Valladolid
CB Clavijo 57% Sep.29 Oviedo
Palencia 57% Sep.29 Melilla
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First Round Schedule
Albacete 57% Oct.1 Real Canoe
Lucentum 57% Sep.30 Aquimisa LZ
Granada 57% Sep.30 Martorell
Moron 57% Sep.30 Fundacion 5
Plasencia 57% Sep.30 Navarra
L'Hospitalet 57% Sep.30 Avila
La Roda 57% Sep.30 Agustinos-Le
Myrtia 57% Sep.30 Cambados
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First Round Schedule
Khimki 56% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 56% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 54% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 54% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 58% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 58% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 58% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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First Round Schedule
Group A
Cedevita 57% Oct.11 Fiat TO
Andorra 57% Oct.11 Unics
Paris-Levall 57% Oct.11 Darussafaka
Group B
Buducnost 57% Oct.11 Grissin Bon
Galatasaray 57% Oct.11 B.Muenchen
Lietkabelis 57% Oct.11 Hapoel J-M
Group C
Limoges 57% Oct.11 Lokomotiv
ALBA 57% Oct.11 Partizan NI
Lietuvos ryt 57% Oct.11 RETAbet BB
Group D
Ratiopharm 57% Oct.11 Tofas
Gran Canaria 57% Oct.11 Zenit
Dolomiti En 57% Oct.11 ASVEL
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First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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Malaga's Marcus Williams talks heart surgery, journey to Euroleague stardom - Nov 23, 2012


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Marcus
Williams
On September 2, 2011, Los Angeles native guard Marcus Williams' basketball career was threatened without warning.

The former UConn stud and first round pick in the 2006 NBA draft was just three days into his new Russian contract when Kazan's physical identified a heart tumor. Williams immediately returned to the United States to undergo surgery, keeping him off the hardwood for over three months.

Williams had just capped a noteworthy season with Russian Enisey, averaging 15.3 points and finishing first in the league in assists with 6.8 per game.

Once receiving his worrying medical results, Williams contemplated the worst and began to reminisce about the highlights of his career, such as winning the 2004 NCAA title, being selected 22nd overall by the New Jersey Nets and playing in the Rookies All-Star Game. He also recalled being chosen to play in the Puerto Rican league's All-Star game, earning both the game's MVP and the Skills Contest awards.

It was on the flight home that Williams told himself "I'm sick of asking 'why' to certain things. I just continue to roll with the punches." He was convinced that it didnt matter where he played basketball, as long as he got one more shot to hoop.

Behind an encouraging 25-game comeback in China, Williams pursued a deal that would resurrect his career. The NBA, by the way, wasn't in the cards.

"There was some NBA talk over the summer. I had some camp invites but I never thought about going because I didn't want to do the NBA thing this year. I wanted to play more than anything," Williams told Eurobasket from his luxury patio overlooking the Mediterranean in Malaga, Spain. "Going to the NBA, I would have maybe been a second guard, for sure a third guard on some team and I know I can play basketball -- doing so at a high level was my ultimate goal," he added.

Throughout his rehab process, Williams gained 20-plus pounds of body fat, increasing his weight to 230 pounds, resembling a somewhat taller, non-muscular version of free agent NBA guard Derek Fisher.

Last summer, Williams was determined to get back into shape and like any other off-season, he played for the "L.A. Unified" squad in Los Angeles' famous pro-am Drew League. In July, he participated in a number of vigorous private workouts for European teams.

"It's funny," Williams recalled while looking back on how he was scouted by Spanish Unicaja Malaga. "Our General Manager told someone from my agency that they were on the lookout for a point guard and that they would stop through L.A. on their way to the NBA Summer League. They came to a few workouts, saw me play, and that was it. They were the first team to approach me," the 26-year-old guard said.

Later that month, Malaga's Croatian coach Jasmin Repesa left Williams with a very detailed to-do list before giving team officials the green light to sign the 6-foot-3 guard to a two-year contract.

" (Repesa) has been on my case before I even signed with Malaga. We spoke on the phone many times and he was strict about wanting me to lose my body fat, lose weight, and get into game shape early," the 211-pound healthy Williams revealed.

"I told him I'm willing to do whatever it takes, and though (Repesa) rarely allows us to get comfortable, (Repesa)'s very open minded and trusts us to make the right plays. I'm glad I was able to step in up."

With seven weeks into the Euroleague season, Williams, a Euroleague rookie, is fully recovered and is playing the best ball of his career. He's averaging 11.1 points shooting 41% from beyond the arc and is ranked third in the competition in made 3-pointers (18), leading his team to the Top 16 round with six consecutive victories. Williams also records 3.3 rebounds and 3.6 dimes in just 21 minutes of action.

Between 2006-2010, Williams collected 5.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 203-NBA games for the New Jersey Nets, Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies.
  




Abdoulaye
Ndoye
Ourense inks Abdoulaye Ndoye - 9 hours ago
Ourense Termal (LEB Gold) signed 22-year old Senegalese international center Abdoulaye Ndoye (207-95) from RETAbet Gipuzkoa BC San Sebastian. In 34 LEB Gold games in Spain he had 5.5ppg and 4.1rpg last season. He helped them to win the LEB Gold title. The previous (15-16) season Ndoye played at Chalon/Saor in French ProA. But in only one game he did not score anything. He also represented Senegal at the World Championships U19 in Prague (Czech Republic) four years ago. His stats at that e...   [read more]

Janis Blums
Zaragoza inks Janis Blums, ex VEF Riga - 1 hour ago
Tecnyconta Zaragoza (Liga Endesa) agreed terms with experienced 35-year old Latvian international shooting guard Janis Blums (191-86kg-82). He played last season at VEF Riga in Latvian LBL league. In 22 games he had 14.1ppg, 2.4rpg and 3.2apg. Blums helped them to win the league title (twice) despite they ended the regular season at the second place (twice). Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Latvian League 1st Team and All-Domestic Players Team. Blums also play...   [read more]

Aleksandar
Cvetkovic
Estudiantes ink Aleksandar Cvetkovic - 3 hours ago
Movistar Estudiantes (Liga Endesa) agreed terms with 24-year old Serbian point guard Aleksandar Cvetkovic (183-93, agency: BeoBasket) from ICL Manresa. In 24 Liga Endesa games in Spain he had 8.1ppg, 1.1rpg and 2.4apg last season. He helped them to make it to the final. The previous (15-16) season Cvetkovic played at Partizan in Serbian KLS where in 10 games he recorded 6.8ppg, 2.1rpg and 4.4apg. He contributed to his team winning the regular season and make it to the final. Cvetkovic als...   [read more]


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