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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 
Poll


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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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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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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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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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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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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Interview with Joel Almeida - Aug 12, 2017


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SERAFIM KARAISKAKIS
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Joel Almeida
Joel Almeida (195-F-85, college: Brockport St.) former player of Coviran Granada (Spain-LEB Silver) gave an interview:

Why you decided to be a pro player.

Since I began playing basketball I always knew I would play professionally one day. This desire drove me everyday to be a better player and take that chance when the door opened. After I finished with college I had an opportunity to play pro , so I figured why not get paid while doing something you love. Playing pro overseas allowed me through these years to live in different countries , explore new cultures , meet new people , which taught me many real life lessons. The pursuit and drive to win titles at a high level motivates me to keep on pushing forward. This is the true beauty of playing pro basketball.

There are many players without a job fighting for the same spots, how hard is to wait for your ideal offer and not take the first that comes up considering that the next one may not come soon.

The wait for a new deal is always hardest part of this business given that is a very competitive job market. I think the best approach is stay focused and wait for a deal that will best suit your future goals.

Which was the best game you had in your career so far?

Portugal 1st Division
Sampaense vs Lusitnia
Box Scorer: 31pts, 9reb, 4ast, 4stl

My best game of my career I had an all around great game. I shot the ball well , rebounded the ball pretty good , created shots for my teammates , played good defense and got some steals pressuring the passing lanes.

Tell us your strong point and your weakness in your game.

Im an effective and efficient scorer with great 3PT and Field Goal percentage. Scoring transition 3s , creating my own shoot on the perimeter and hitting the mid range of pick and rolls. I rebound the ball well and use my length to get in the passing lanes and use my quick hands to get steals. Im always hungry and motivated to improve in every aspect of my game, on offense and defense. One area of my game that I need to improve is my overall defensive consistency. I spent alot of time watching game film to evaluate my defensive positioning and consistency , and work on figuring how can I adjust myself in preventing it from happening. I strive to be a 2 way player , thats why I put in alot of hours working out in the summer and during the season to be the best version of myself . My motto is " make your weakness your strength "

Which player was the hardest opponent to play against?


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