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Liga Endesa Standings
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. CAI Zaragoza 0-0 
 3. Dominion BB 0-0 
 4. Estudiantes 0-0 
 5. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 6. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 7. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 8. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 9. Joventut 0-0 
 10. Manresa 0-0 
 11. Obradoiro 0-0 
 12. Real Madrid 0-0 
 13. Saski Baskonia 0-0 
 14. Sevilla 0-0 
 15. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 16. Unicaja 0-0 
 17. Valencia 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
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 2. Breogan 0-0 
 3. Burgos 0-0 
 4. Caceres 0-0 
 5. Castello 0-0 
 6. CB Clavijo 0-0 
 7. Coruna 0-0 
 8. FC Barcelona II 0-0 
 9. Forca Lleida 0-0 
 10. Gipuzkoa GBC 0-0 
 11. Marin 0-0 
 12. Melilla 0-0 
 13. Ourense 0-0 
 14. Oviedo 0-0 
 15. Palencia 0-0 
 16. Palma 0-0 
 17. Penas Huesca 0-0 
 18. Prat 0-0 
Last:8/22/2016
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 6. Gandia 0-0 
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 10. Moron 0-0 
 11. Navarra 0-0 
 12. Sammic ISB 0-0 
 13. Tarragona 0-0 
 14. Valladolid 0-0 
 15. Zamorano 0-0 
 16. Zornotza 0-0 
Last:9/24/2016
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 2. Burgos 0-0 
 3. Cantbasket 0-0 
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 5. Estela 0-0 
 6. Mondragon 0-0 
 7. Muro Basquet 0-0 
 8. Pielagos 0-0 
 9. Santurtzi 0-0 
 10. TAKE Tolosa 0-0 
 11. Univ.Burgos 0-0 
 12. Valladolid Univ. 0-0 
 13. Valle de Egues 0-0 
 14. Venta de Banos 0-0 
 15. Zarautz Ulacia 0-0 
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 1. Betanzos 0-0 
 2. BVM 2012 0-0 
 3. Chantada 0-0 
 4. Estudiantes L. 0-0 
 5. Gijon 0-0 
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 9. Ourense 0-0 
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 11. Rosalia 0-0 
 12. Seis do Nadal 0-0 
 13. Vigo VGO 0-0 
 14. Zamora In.Chef 0-0 
Group B
 1. Azuqueca 1-0 
 2. Casvi 1-0 
 3. Gran Canaria B 1-0 
 4. La Roda 1-0 
 5. Real Canoe 1-0 
 6. Real Madrid II 1-0 
 7. Tenerife Naut. 1-0 
 8. Getafe 0-0 
 9. Lanzarote 0-0 
 10. Alcobendas 0-1 
 11. Estudiantes B 0-1 
 12. Guadalajara 0-1 
 13. Quintanar 0-1 
 14. Rivas 0-1 
 15. Torrelodones 0-1 
 16. Villarrobledo 0-1 
Group C-A
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 2. Arenys 0-0 
 3. Barna 0-0 
 4. Calvia 0-0 
 5. Castellbisbal 0-0 
 6. Cornella 0-0 
 7. JAC Sants 0-0 
 8. Martorell 0-0 
 9. Mataro 0-0 
 10. Menorca 0-0 
 11. Olivar 0-0 
 12. Salt 0-0 
 13. Sant Nicolau 0-0 
 14. Santfeliuenc 0-0 
Group C-B
 1. Andorra II 0-0 
 2. Barbera 0-0 
 3. Castelldefels 0-0 
 4. Cerdalyola 0-0 
 5. Igualada 0-0 
 6. Mollet 0-0 
 7. Palma II 0-0 
 8. Pardinyes-L. 0-0 
 9. Quart 0-0 
 10. Sant Adria 0-0 
 11. Sitges 0-0 
 12. Valls Nutrion 0-0 
 13. Vive El Masnou 0-0 
Group D-A
 1. Andujar 0-0 
 2. CAM E.Soler 0-0 
 3. Cazorla 0-0 
 4. Coin 0-0 
 5. Medacbasket 0-0 
 6. Meridiano Baza 0-0 
 7. Novaschool 0-0 
 8. Unicaja B 0-0 
Group D-B
 1. Huelva 0-0 
 2. Plasencia 0-0 
 3. Real Betis SVL 2 0-0 
 4. San Fernando 0-0 
 5. San Juan 0-0 
 6. ULB OH!TELS 0-0 
 7. Utrera 0-0 
 8. Yosiquese 0-0 
Group E
 1. Almassera 0-0 
 2. Benidorm 0-0 
 3. Cartagena 0-0 
 4. L Alfas 0-0 
 5. Lliria 0-0 
 6. Myrtia 0-0 
 7. Paterna 0-0 
 8. Sagunto 0-0 
 9. UCAM Murcia II 0-0 
 10. Valencia II 0-0 
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 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Cedevita 0-0 
 2. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 3. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 4. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 4. Khimky 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 4. Unicaja 0-0 
 5. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 2. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 3. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 4. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 5. Valencia 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
Points Per Game
 Darius ADAMS
  Laboral .
  (188-PG-89)
  Avg: 16.4
 1. Adams, Laboral16.4 
 2. Mumbru, Dominion.15.1 
 3. Waczynski, Unicaja14.6 
 4. Hamilton, Valencia14.1 
 5. Landry, Gipuzkoa14.0 
 6. Jelovac, CAI Z.13.8 
 7. Musli, Unicaja13.8 
 8. Popovic, Fuenlabr.13.5 
 9. Martin, Estudian.13.5 
 10. Paul, FIATC J.13.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Dejan MUSLI
  Unicaja
  (213-C-91)
  Avg: 7.4
 1. Musli, Unicaja7.4 
 2. Bourousis, Laboral7.4 
 3. Balvin, Sevilla7.4 
 4. Tomic, FC Barce.7.1 
 5. Omic, Gran Canaria6.8 
 6. Beiran, Iberosta.6.3 
 7. Martin, Estudian.6.3 
 8. Ayon, Real Madrid6.2 
 9. Shermadini, Andor.6.1 
 10. Dubljevic, Valenc.5.9 
Assists Per Game
 Sergio RODRIGUEZ
  Real M.
  (191-PG-86)
  Avg: 5.9
 1. Rodriguez, Real M.5.9 
 2. Campazzo, UCAM M.5.3 
 3. Llompart, Gipuzkoa5.0 
 4. Llull, Real Madrid4.9 
 5. McGrath, Rio N.4.7 
 6. Pangos, Gran C.4.5 
 7. Laprovittola, Estu.4.4 
 8. Vives, Valencia4.4 
 9. Bellas, CAI Z.4.4 
 10. Satoransky, FC Ba.4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Facundo CAMPAZZO
  UCAM M.
  (179-PG-91)
  Avg: 2
 1. Campazzo, UCAM M.2.0 
 2. Caloiaro, Rio N.2.0 
 3. Laprovittola, Estu.1.6 
 4. Causeur, Laboral1.5 
 5. Hanga, Laboral1.5 
 6. Ayon, Real Madrid1.5 
 7. Diaz, Unicaja1.4 
 8. Fernandez, Estudia.1.3 
 9. Adams, Laboral1.3 
 10. Hervelle, Dominio.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Shawn JAMES
  Eskisehi.
  (208-C-83)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. James, Eskisehi.1.9 
 2. Kravtsov, CAI Z.1.4 
 3. Begic, Dominion BB1.3 
 4. Simpson, Estudian.1.2 
 5. Agbelese, Enel B.1.1 
 6. Ayon, Real Madrid0.9 
 7. Hamilton, Valencia0.9 
 8. Balvin, Sevilla0.9 
 9. Diop, Laboral Kutxa0.8 
 10. Rey, Estudiantes0.8 
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ACB Round 20: Caja Laboral beats Valencia Basket in the most crucial game of the week - Feb 3, 2013


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An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Vitoria. Second ranked Caja Laboral faced 4th ranked Valencia Basket. Host Caja Laboral (17-3) defeated guests from Valencia (12-8) 79-75. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 79-75. Caja Laboral made 20-of-26 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Valencia Basket turnovers. 27 personal fouls committed by Valencia Basket helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was Italian-Argentinian Andres Nocioni (199-79) who scored 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. French Fabien Causeur (193-87) chipped in 16 points and 6 rebounds. Caja Laboral's coach Zan Tabak used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. point guard Pau Ribas (193-87) produced 12 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists for the guests. Caja Laboral have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 17-3 record having just two points less than leader Real Madrid. Valencia Basket lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourth place with eight games lost. They share the position with FCB Regal and Gescrap BB. Caja Laboral are looking forward to face Blusens Monbus (#11) in Santoago de Comp in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Valencia Basket will play at home against CB Canarias (#13) in Tenerife and is hoping to prove to their fans that they can break losing series.
Leader Real Madrid delivered the nineteenth victory. This time they crushed 5th ranked Gescrap BB (12-8) 94-74 in Bilbao. Naturalized Montenegrin power forward Nikola Mirotic (207-91) orchestrated the victory by scoring 17 points and 7 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Sergio Llull contributed with 21 points for the winners. American power forward Lamont Hamilton (208-84, college: St.John's) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds for Gescrap BB. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Real Madrid (19-1) have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain first position. Gescrap BB at the other side dropped to the fourth place with eight games lost. They share the position with FCB Regal and Valencia. Real Madrid will play against Assignia Manresa (#17) at home in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Gescrap BB will play against FIATC Joventut (#9) in Badalona and hopes to get back on the winning track.
A very close game took place in Valladolid between Blancos de Rueda and FIATC Joventut. Fifteenth ranked Blancos de Rueda (8-12) got a very close home victory over higher ranked FIATC Joventut (10-10). Blancos de Rueda managed to escape with a 2-point win 69-67 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of FIATC Joventut. Worth to mention a great performance of Nacho Martin who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 22 points and 13 rebounds. Ognjen Kuzmic responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 14 rebounds. FIATC Joventut's coach Salvador Maldonado rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Blancos de Rueda moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with CB Canarias. Loser FIATC Joventut dropped to the ninth position with ten games lost. Blancos de Rueda will meet bottom-ranked Lagun Aro GBC (#18) in the next round where they are favorite. FIATC Joventut will play against Gescrap BB (#6) in Bilbao and hope to secure a win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Madrid. Local Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (6-14) was outscored by fifth ranked G.Canaria 2014 (13-7) 99-66. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Baloncesto Fuenlabrada. The winners were led by Spencer Nelson who scored that evening 14 points and 6 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. G.Canaria 2014 moved-up to third place. Baloncesto Fuenlabrada at the other side keeps the sixteenth position with 14 games lost. G.Canaria 2014's next round opponent will be UCAM Murcia (#12) at home and are hoping to win another game. Baloncesto Fuenlabrada will play against Regal FC Barcelona (#5).

Rest of the games of round 20 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
bottom-ranked Lagun Aro GBC was defeated by Unicaja in Malaga 74-70. Assignia M. lost to defending champion FCB Regal at home 76-88. Blusens M. lost to UCAM Murcia on the opponent's court 77-83. CAI Zaragoza unfortunately lost to Asefa Estudian. in a home game 77-82. Cajasol recorded a loss to CB Canarias on the road 68-77.
The best stats of 20th round was 21 points and 9 rebounds by Morris Finley of Lagun Aro GBC.



Unicaja - Lagun Aro GBC 74-70

There was no surprise when 18th ranked Lagun Aro GBC (3-17) was defeated on the road by eleventh ranked Unicaja Malaga (9-11) 74-70. However just four-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 27-12. But Lagun Aro GBC won second period 24-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Unicaja Malaga made 17-of-18 charity shots (94.4 percent) during the game. The winners were led by American-Bulgarian guard Earl Calloway (191-83, college: Indiana) who scored that evening 19 points and Croatian center Luka Zoric (211-84) supported him with 16 points. Four Unicaja Malaga players scored in double figures. Even 21 points and 9 rebounds by American guard Morris Finley (180-81, college: UAB, agency: Two Points) did not help to save the game for Lagun Aro GBC. His fellow American import swingman Qyntel Woods (203-81, college: N.Mississippi JC) added 12 points and 5 rebounds for the guests. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Unicaja Malaga moved-up to tenth place, which they share with UCAM Murcia and Blusens M. Lagun Aro GBC lost third consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 17 games lost. Unicaja Malaga's next round opponent will be higher ranked Asefa Estudiantes (#8) in Madrid and it may be quite challenging game. Lagun Aro GBC will play at home against Blancos de Rueda (#14) in Valladolid.
Top scorers:
Lagun Aro GBC: M.Finley 21+9reb+2ast, I.Paunic 14+3reb, Q.Woods 12+5reb, J.Salgado 7+3ast, E.Ibekwe 5+2reb, E.Papamakarios 5+1reb
Unicaja: E.Calloway 19+4reb+2ast, L.Zoric 16+4reb+1ast, M.Williams 13+1reb+1ast, T.Urtasun 11+4reb+3ast, K.Perovic 6+4reb, K.Simon 5+5reb+3ast
gschID: 185839


Gescrap BB - Real Madrid 74-94

Leader Real Madrid delivered the nineteenth victory. This time they crushed 5th ranked Gescrap BB (12-8) 94-74 in Bilbao. The game without a history. Real Madrid led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 29-of-35 charity shots (82.9 percent) during the game. Gescrap BB was plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. Naturalized Montenegrin power forward Nikola Mirotic (207-91) orchestrated the victory by scoring 17 points and 7 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). International Sergio Llull (192-87) contributed with 21 points for the winners. Four Real Madrid players scored in double figures. American power forward Lamont Hamilton (208-84, college: St.John's) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds and Belgian forward Axel Hervelle (205-83) added 21 points and 5 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) in the effort for Gescrap BB. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Real Madrid (19-1) have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain first position. Gescrap BB at the other side dropped to the fourth place with eight games lost. They share the position with FCB Regal and Valencia. Real Madrid will play against Assignia Manresa (#17) at home in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Gescrap BB will play against FIATC Joventut (#9) in Badalona and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Gescrap BB: A.Hervelle 21+5reb+1ast, L.Hamilton 15+12reb+2ast, N.Zisis 8+1reb, K.Vasiliadis 6+3reb+1ast, R.Lopez 5+2reb+3ast, A.Mumbru 5+2reb+2ast
Real Madrid: S.Llull 21+1reb+3ast, N.Mirotic 17+7reb+1ast, S.Rodriguez 13+2reb+4ast, F.Reyes 12+4reb, C.Suarez 8+9reb+3ast, M.Begic 8+4reb
gschID: 185837


Assignia M. - FCB Regal 76-88

No shocking result in a game when sixth ranked Regal FC Barcelona (12-8) defeated on the road 17th ranked Assignia Manresa (4-16) 88-76. The game was mostly controlled by Regal FC Barcelona. Assignia Manresa was better in third quarter 19-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Regal FC Barcelona dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Assignia Manresa's 26 and made 18-of-23 charity shots (78.3 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Assignia Manresa 38-24 including a 30-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Regal FC Barcelona players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. The winners were led by Croatian center Ante Tomic (217-87) who scored that evening 24 points and 8 rebounds and Slovenian power forward Erazem Lorbek (209-84, college: Michigan St.) supported him with 16 points. Even 17 points by Hungarian Adam Hanga (200-89, agency: TSS Management) did not help to save the game for Assignia Manresa. American-Dominican power forward Josh Asselin (210-78, college: Michigan) added 16 points (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!) for the hosts. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Regal FC Barcelona have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Valencia and Gescrap BB. Assignia Manresa at the other side keeps the seventeenth position with 16 games lost. Regal FC Barcelona's next round opponent will be Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (#16) in Madrid which should be an easy win for them. Assignia Manresa will play on the road against the league's leader Real Madrid.
Top scorers:
Assignia M.: A.Hanga 17+4reb+2ast, J.Asselin 16+3reb+1ast, O.Arteaga 9+6reb+1ast, T.DeVries 8+2reb+2ast, A.Georgiev 7, J.Salvador Arco 7+2reb
FCB Regal: A.Tomic 24+8reb+2ast, E.Lorbek 16+3reb, N.Jawai 11+1reb, B.Oleson 10+3reb+3ast, P.Mickeal 8+4reb+1ast, M.Huertas 7+3reb+8ast
gschID: 185836


UCAM Murcia - Blusens M. 83-77

There was a minor upset when 10th ranked Blusens Monbus (9-11) was defeated on the road by twelfth ranked UCAM Murcia (9-11) 83-77. The hosts were ahead by 3 points but lost the second period ending it with a 2-point deficit before their 28-20 run, which allowed them to win the game. The winners were led by American power forward Marcus Lewis (203-86, college: ORU) who scored that evening 12 points and 8 rebounds and Australian David Barlow (205-83, college: Metro St.) supported him with 9 points and 9 rebounds. UCAM Murcia's coach Oscar Quintana allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocks by Tunisian center Salah Mejri (217-86) did not help to save the game for Blusens Monbus. Brazilian point guard Rafael Freire (188-92) added 12 points and 5 assists for the guests. Five Blusens Monbus players scored in double figures. UCAM Murcia moved-up to tenth place, which they share with Unicaja and Blusens M. Blusens Monbus lost fourth consecutive game. UCAM Murcia's next round opponent will be higher ranked G.Canaria 2014 (#3) in Las Palmas and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Top scorers:
Blusens M.: S.Mejri 16+9reb, B.Dewar 15+4reb, L.Kendall 12+4reb, R.Freire 12+4reb+5ast, A.Corbacho 11+1reb, P.Pumprla 8+2ast
UCAM Murcia: B.Rodriguez 12+1reb+3ast, M.Lewis 12+8reb+3ast, J.Ragland 11+2reb+3ast, A.Miso 9+1reb, D.Barlow 9+9reb, K.Tillie 9+4reb+1ast
gschID: 185834


Caja Laboral - Valencia 79-75

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Vitoria. Second ranked Caja Laboral faced 4th ranked Valencia Basket. Host Caja Laboral (17-3) defeated guests from Valencia (12-8) 79-75. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 79-75. Caja Laboral made 20-of-26 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Valencia Basket turnovers. 27 personal fouls committed by Valencia Basket helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was Italian-Argentinian Andres Nocioni (199-79) who scored 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. French Fabien Causeur (193-87) chipped in 16 points and 6 rebounds. Caja Laboral's coach Zan Tabak used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. point guard Pau Ribas (193-87) produced 12 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists and Ukrainian power forward Serhiy Lishchuk (210-82, agency: Beo Basket) added 15 points and 6 rebounds respectively for the guests. Four Caja Laboral and five Valencia Basket players scored in double figures. Caja Laboral have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 17-3 record having just two points less than leader Real Madrid. Valencia Basket lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourth place with eight games lost. They share the position with FCB Regal and Gescrap BB. Caja Laboral are looking forward to face Blusens Monbus (#11) in Santoago de Comp in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Valencia Basket will play at home against CB Canarias (#13) in Tenerife and is hoping to prove to their fans that they can break losing series.
Top scorers:
Valencia: S.Lishchuk 15+6reb+1ast, B.Dubljevic 13+2reb, P.Ribas 12+5reb+9ast, J.Doellman 11+1reb+1ast, R.Martinez 10+4reb+1ast, T.Kelati 9+3reb+1ast
Caja Laboral: A.Nocioni 20+8reb+4ast, F.Causeur 16+6reb+1ast, M.Lampe 15+4reb, T.Pleiss 10+6reb, M.Bjelica 8+3reb+5ast, N.Bjelica 3+3reb
gschID: 185833


CAI Zaragoza - Asefa Estudian. 77-82

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when eighth ranked Asefa Estudiantes (11-9) beat on the road 7th ranked CAI Zaragoza (11-9) 82-77. The guests were already 14 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 25-16 CAI Zaragoza's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 82-77 at the end of the game. The winners were led by Canadian guard Carl English (192-81, college: Hawaii) who scored that evening 27 points and 4 steals and center German Gabriel (207-80) supported him with 18 points and 7 rebounds. Even a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds by Dutch center Henk Norel (214-87) did not help to save the game for CAI Zaragoza. Belgian point guard Sam Van Rossom (188-86) added 11 points and 6 assists for the hosts. Five CAI Zaragoza players scored in double figures. Asefa Estudiantes moved-up to seventh place, which they share with defeated CAI Zaragoza. Asefa Estudiantes' next round opponent will be Unicaja Malaga (#10) at home.
Top scorers:
CAI Zaragoza: M.Roll 15+1reb+3ast, D.Rudez 14+1reb, H.Norel 12+11reb, P.Aguilar 12+4reb, S.Van Rossom 11+3reb+6ast, J.Jones 6+4reb
Asefa Estudian.: C.English 27+1reb+3ast, G.Gabriel 18+7reb+3ast, K.Kuric 12+5reb+1ast, J.Granger 7+3reb+2ast, J.Fisher 6+2reb, L.Barnes 6+7reb+1ast
gschID: 185832


CB Canarias - Cajasol 77-68

Everything could happen in Tenerife at the game between two tied teams. Both fourteenth ranked CB Canarias and 15th ranked Cajasol had identical 7-12 record. This time CB Canarias used a home court advantage and defeated the opponent from Sevilla 77-68. Cajasol was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. CB Canarias forced 20 Cajasol turnovers. The winners were led by point guard Ricardo Uriz (189-80) who scored that evening 21 points and 6 rebounds and Montenegrin center Blagota Sekulic (209-82, agency: FCM) supported him with 19 points and 7 rebounds. Even 15 points and 8 rebounds by American-Puerto Rican swingman John Holland (195-88, college: Boston U.) did not help to save the game for Cajasol. Czech point guard Tomas Satoransky (201-91) added 14 points for the guests. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. CB Canarias (8-12) moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Blancos de R. Cajasol at the other side keeps the fifteenth position with 13 games lost. CB Canarias' next round opponent will be higher ranked Valencia Basket (#4) on the road and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Cajasol will play against CAI Zaragoza (#7).
Top scorers:
Cajasol: J.Holland 15+8reb, T.Satoransky 14+3reb+3ast, R.Blakney 13+1reb+2ast, L.Williams 5+5reb, B.Burjanadze 5+1reb, J.Triguero 4+2reb
CB Canarias: R.Uriz 21+6reb+2ast, B.Sekulic 19+7reb+1ast, F.Lampropoulos 10+5reb, L.Rost 9+1reb, S.Blanco 8+1reb+4ast, N.Richotti 4+2ast
gschID: 185831


Blancos de R. - FIATC Joventut 69-67

A very close game took place in Valladolid between Blancos de Rueda and FIATC Joventut. Fifteenth ranked Blancos de Rueda (8-12) got a very close home victory over higher ranked FIATC Joventut (10-10). Blancos de Rueda managed to escape with a 2-point win 69-67 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of FIATC Joventut. The hosts trailed by 3 points at the halftime before their 22-12 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Worth to mention a great performance of forward Nacho Martin (205-83) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 22 points and 13 rebounds and Liberian-American forward Othello Hunter (203-86, college: Ohio St., agency: David Lee services) who added 18 points and 11 rebounds during the contest. Bosnian center Ognjen Kuzmic (215-90) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 14 rebounds and point guard Albert Oliver (187-78) scored 10 points. FIATC Joventut's coach Salvador Maldonado rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Blancos de Rueda moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with CB Canarias. Loser FIATC Joventut dropped to the ninth position with ten games lost. Blancos de Rueda will meet bottom-ranked Lagun Aro GBC (#18) in the next round where they are favorite. FIATC Joventut will play against Gescrap BB (#6) in Bilbao and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
FIATC Joventut: O.Kuzmic 18+14reb, E.Quezada 11+3reb+3ast, A.Oliver 10+4reb+3ast, C.Fisher 9+1ast, E.Moses Randall 5+4reb, T.Gaffney 4+4reb
Blancos de R.: N.Martin 22+13reb+2ast, O.Hunter 18+11reb+1ast, R.Montanez 13+4reb+4ast, A.Mohammed 7+4reb+2ast, P.Ewing Jr. 4+2reb, A.Renfroe 3+4reb+2ast
gschID: 185838


Mad-Croc - G.Canaria 2014 66-99

The game with biggest result difference took place in Madrid. Local Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (6-14) was outscored by fifth ranked G.Canaria 2014 (13-7) 99-66. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Baloncesto Fuenlabrada. The game was mostly controlled by G.Canaria 2014. Baloncesto Fuenlabrada was better in fourth quarter 21-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. G.Canaria 2014 dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Baloncesto Fuenlabrada's 26. It was a great shooting night for G.Canaria 2014 especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 64.7 percentage. The winners were led by American-Azerbaijani power forward Spencer Nelson (202-80, college: Utah St.) who scored that evening 14 points and 6 rebounds and center Xavier Rey (209-87, agency: Interperformances) supported him with 14 points and 6 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). Four G.Canaria 2014 players scored in double figures. Even 14 points and 5 assists by Dominican-American guard James Feldeine (193-88, college: Quinnipiac) did not help to save the game for Baloncesto Fuenlabrada. Argentinian-Italian forward Leonardo Mainoldi (203-85) added 8 points and 5 rebounds for the hosts. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. G.Canaria 2014 moved-up to third place. Baloncesto Fuenlabrada at the other side keeps the sixteenth position with 14 games lost. G.Canaria 2014's next round opponent will be UCAM Murcia (#12) at home and are hoping to win another game. Baloncesto Fuenlabrada will play against Regal FC Barcelona (#5).
Top scorers:
Mad-Croc: J.Feldeine 14+3reb+5ast, S.Sanchez 10+1ast, L.Mainoldi 8+5reb, J.Cortaberria 8+3reb+2ast, J.Colom 7+2reb+3ast, K.Valters 6+2reb+3ast
G.Canaria 2014: R.Toolson 15+2reb+2ast, S.Nelson 14+6reb+2ast, X.Rey 14+6reb, T.Bellas 10+1reb+4ast, E.Baez 9+5reb+4ast, J.Beiran 9+3reb+3ast
gschID: 185835


  




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