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Basketligan Standings
 1. Sodertalje 27-3 
 2. BC Lulea 22-8 
 3. Norrkoping 20-10 
 4. Boras 18-12 
 5. Nassjo 16-14 
 6. Sundsvall 15-15 
 7. Uppsala 14-16 
 8. Malbas 12-18 
 9. Jamtland 11-19 
 10. Eco Orebro 6-24 
 11. Umea 4-26 
Last:6/1/2016
Basketettan Standings
Superettan
 1. Solna Branten 13-1 
 2. Hogsbo 10-4 
 3. LF Future 9-5 
 4. KFUM Uppsala 7-7 
 5. Eskilstuna 6-7 
 6. IK Eos 4-9 
 7. Talje 3-11 
 8. KFUM Central 2-10 
BEHN forts
 1. Alvik Basket 19-2 
 2. Ostersund 15-6 
 3. Jarfalla 10-11 
 4. KFUM Fryshuset 10-11 
 5. Orongo 8-13 
 6. BG Lulea 8-13 
 7. Norrort 8-13 
 8. KFUM Blackeberg 6-15 
BEHS forts
 1. Koping 18-6 
 2. Trelleborg 18-6 
 3. Boras II 16-8 
 4. Helsingborg 13-11 
 5. Wetterbygden 13-11 
 6. Huddinge 13-11 
 7. Lobas 10-14 
 8. RIG Mark 6-18 
 9. Brahe Basket 1-23 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/17/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group O
 1. ASVEL 5-1 
 2. Maccabi Rishon 4-2 
 3. Krka 2-4 
 4. Kataja Basket 1-5 
Group P
 1. Ventspils 4-2 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 3-3 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 1-5 
Group Q
 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
Group R
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
Group S
 1. Rovinari 3-3 
 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
Group T
 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
Group U
 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
Group V
 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/3/2016
Points Per Game
 Corin HENRY
  Jamtland
  (180-PG-88)
  Avg: 20.6
 1. Henry, Jamtland20.6 
 2. Burrows, LF Basket20.1 
 3. Lindqvist, Spirou18.4 
 4. Barton, Sundsvall18.0 
 5. Anzuluni, Umea17.5 
 6. Bizaca, Sodertalje16.9 
 7. Baker, Logan T.16.8 
 8. Maraker, Boras16.3 
 9. Krayem, Boras16.0 
 10. Sigurdarson, Boras15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Joakim KJELLBOM
  Norrkoping
  (212-C-79)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Kjellbom, Norrkopi.10.8 
 2. Baeringsson, Sunds.10.1 
 3. Engstrom, Malbas9.7 
 4. Anzuluni, Umea8.6 
 5. Burrows, LF Basket8.3 
 6. Nordstrom, Uppsala8.1 
 7. Szabo, Eco Orebro7.9 
 8. Anderson, Soder.7.7 
 9. Maraker, Boras7.6 
 10. Pavlovic, Eco O.7.6 
Assists Per Game
 Toni PROSTRAN
  LF Basket
  (182-G-91)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Prostran, LF Bask.7.2 
 2. Krayem, Boras6.2 
 3. Barton, Sundsvall5.9 
 4. Henry, Jamtland5.7 
 5. Solevic, Nassjo5.0 
 6. Bowlin, Sodertalje4.3 
 7. Darboe, Boras4.1 
 8. Smith, Norrkoping3.9 
 9. Peltier, Eco Orebro3.9 
 10. Pierre, Umea3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Yannick ANZULUNI
  Umea
  (204-F-87)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Anzuluni, Umea2.4 
 2. Henry, Jamtland2.1 
 3. Rackley, Malbas1.8 
 4. Solevic, Nassjo1.8 
 5. Person, Uppsala1.6 
 6. Bowlin, Sodertalje1.6 
 7. Krayem, Boras1.6 
 8. Starks, Eco Orebro1.6 
 9. Dawit, Umea1.5 
 10. Perine, Umea1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Joakim KJELLBOM
  Norrkoping
  (212-C-79)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Kjellbom, Norrkopi.1.8 
 2. Vitali, Boras1.6 
 3. Spires, Sodertalje1.3 
 4. Engstrom, Malbas1.2 
 5. Burrows, LF Basket1.2 
 6. Ruffin, Nassjo1.1 
 7. Anzuluni, Umea1.0 
 8. Darling, Nassjo0.8 
 9. Palm, Boras0.8 
 10. Markusson, Jamtl.0.8 
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Basketligan Round 29: Boras Basket is upset by Nassjo - Feb 20, 2013


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William
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The Regular Season in Basketligan is slowly approaching the end. But there may be still some important changes in the final standings in the last 4 rounds.

The game between third ranked Boras Basket (20-9) and eleventh ranked Nassjo (6-23) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Boras Basket was defeated by Nassjo in a tough game in Nassjo 78-84. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Boras Basket. Boras Basket was trailing by 12 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 27-20 charge of Nassjo, which allowed them to win the game. They made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Nassjo had a 32-21 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American forward William Walker (200-87, college: Bethel, IN, agency: Warren Sports International) who had a double-double by scoring 25 points and 13 rebounds. Canadian point guard Tut Ruach (188-85) chipped in 26 points and 5 rebounds. The former international center Michael Palm (209-79, college: W.Washington, agency: R.H.Consultancy) produced a double-double by scoring 31 points and 11 rebounds for the guests. Nassjo moved-up to tenth place. Boras Basket at the other side dropped to the fourth position with nine games lost. Nassjo are looking forward to face higher ranked KFUM Jamtland (#9) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Boras Basket will play against Solna Vikings (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Uppsala Basket (21-8) against fourth ranked Sodertalje Kings (20-7) on Tuesday night. Visiting Uppsala Basket was defeated by Sodertalje Kings in a tough game in Sodertalje 69-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Uppsala Basket. American center Kenneth Simms (203-86, college: Cumberland) orchestrated the victory by scoring 8 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists. Dino Pita contributed with 17 points for the winners. American point guard Thomas Jackson (175-80, college: Butler) answered with 10 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists for Uppsala Basket. Sodertalje Kings have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to third place. Uppsala Basket at the other side keeps the second position with eight games lost. Sodertalje Kings will play against LF Basket (#8) in Lulea in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Uppsala Basket will play at home against White Eagles (#11) in Stockholm and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Leader Sundsvall Dragons delivered the twentieth fifth victory on Tuesday night. This time they beat 9th ranked KFUM Jamtland (7-22) 108-90. Hlynur Baeringsson stepped up with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Sundsvall Dragons' coach Peter Oqvist used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Boakai Lalugba responded with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). Sundsvall Dragons have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain first place with 25-4 record. KFUM Jamtland lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with 22 games lost. Sundsvall Dragons will meet Sodertalje Kings (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. KFUM Jamtland will play against Nassjo (#10) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Lulea was also worth to mention about. 7th ranked 08 Stockholm (13-16) played at the court of eighth ranked LF Basket (12-16). LF Basket managed to secure a 9-point victory 70-61. Andreas Person nailed 15 points for the winning side. LF Basket maintains eighth place with 12-16 record. 08 Stockholm at the other side keeps the seventh position with 16 games lost. LF Basket's next round opponent will be higher ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (#5) in Norrkoping and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Orebro. Local Eco Orebro (5-24) was outscored by fifth ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (19-9) 94-70 on Sunday night. The best player for the winners was Edgars Jeromanovs who scored 23 points and 7 assists. Norrkoping Dolphins have a solid series of three victories in a row. Defending champion maintains fifth place with 19-9 record. Eco Orebro lost sixth consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom. Norrkoping Dolphins will face LF Basket (#8) in Lulea in the next round. Eco Orebro will play on the road against 08 Stockholm (#7).

In the last game of round 29 Eagles was defeated by Solna in a road game 88-76.



LF Basket - 08 70-61

The game in Lulea was also worth to mention about. 7th ranked 08 Stockholm (13-16) played at the court of eighth ranked LF Basket (12-16). LF Basket managed to secure a 9-point victory 70-61. 08 Stockholm was ahead by 1 point after three quarters before a 23-13 charge of LF Basket, which allowed them to win the game. International point guard Andreas Person (190-91) nailed 15 points for the winning side and Irish forward Conor Grace (210-82, college: Davidson) accounted for 12 points and 6 rebounds. Naturalized Serbian forward Bojan Cvilak (200-82) came up with 17 points and 8 rebounds and the former international center Joakim Blom (211-76, agency: Court Side) added 13 points and 8 rebounds respectively for 08 Stockholm in the defeat. LF Basket maintains eighth place with 12-16 record. 08 Stockholm at the other side keeps the seventh position with 16 games lost. LF Basket's next round opponent will be higher ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (#5) in Norrkoping and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
08: B.Cvilak 17+8reb+1ast, J.Blom 13+8reb, K.Augustus 11+4reb+2ast, I.Brown 8+7reb, O.Ilunga 8+4reb+6ast, W.Beck 2+1reb+2ast
LF Basket: A.Person 15+3reb+3ast, C.Grace 12+6reb+2ast, J.Stenberg 9, H.Dugat 9+6reb+3ast, C.Ryan 8+4reb+2ast, U.Igbavboa 7+6reb+1ast
gschID: 182080


Sundsvall - Jamtland 108-90

Leader Sundsvall Dragons delivered the twentieth fifth victory on Tuesday night. This time they beat 9th ranked KFUM Jamtland (7-22) 108-90. The game without a history. Sundsvall Dragons led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. Icelandic forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds for the winners and American guard Michael Cuffee (195-83, college: Middle Tenn.St.) chipped in 16 points and 6 assists. Sundsvall Dragons' coach Peter Oqvist used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American-Liberian power forward Boakai Lalugba (202-81, college: Bucknell) responded with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) and American swingman Tim Whitworth (198-81, college: Drexel) scored 19 points and 4 assists. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Sundsvall Dragons have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain first place with 25-4 record. KFUM Jamtland lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with 22 games lost. Sundsvall Dragons will meet Sodertalje Kings (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. KFUM Jamtland will play against Nassjo (#10) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Jamtland: B.Lalugba 20+8reb+4ast, T.Whitworth 19+1reb+4ast, L.Marolt 14+3reb, J.Ronstrom 14+2reb+2ast, A.Karlsson 12+4reb, E.Ezerskis 5+1reb+2ast
Sundsvall: H.Baeringsson 21+10reb+2ast, A.Gaddefors 16+3reb+4ast, J.Sigurdarson 16+1reb+4ast, M.Cuffee 16+4reb+6ast, A.Wesby 12+4reb+5ast, A.Nilsson 8+2reb
gschID: 182079


Nassjo - Boras 84-78

The game between third ranked Boras Basket (20-9) and eleventh ranked Nassjo (6-23) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Boras Basket was defeated by Nassjo in a tough game in Nassjo 78-84. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Boras Basket. Boras Basket was trailing by 12 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 27-20 charge of Nassjo, which allowed them to win the game. They made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Nassjo had a 32-21 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American forward William Walker (200-87, college: Bethel, IN, agency: Warren Sports International) who had a double-double by scoring 25 points and 13 rebounds. Canadian point guard Tut Ruach (188-85) chipped in 26 points and 5 rebounds. Walker is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. The former international center Michael Palm (209-79, college: W.Washington, agency: R.H.Consultancy) produced a double-double by scoring 31 points and 11 rebounds and American point guard James Miller (180-79, college: N.Carolina A&T, agency: Higher Vision Sports) added 11 points and 7 assists respectively for the guests. Nassjo moved-up to tenth place. Boras Basket at the other side dropped to the fourth position with nine games lost. Nassjo are looking forward to face higher ranked KFUM Jamtland (#9) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Boras Basket will play against Solna Vikings (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Boras: M.Palm 31+11reb+1ast, T.Oglesby 16+2ast, J.Miller 11+3reb+7ast, H.Carlsson 8+1reb+1ast, C.McKnight 7+6reb+1ast, M.Goransson 3+4reb
Nassjo: T.Ruach 26+5reb+2ast, W.Walker 25+13reb+1ast, K.Wazzi 10+1reb, S.Lukasiak 10+5reb, M.Liljeqvist 7+3reb+1ast, K.Palmqvist 4+5reb+2ast
gschID: 182078


Solna - Eagles 88-76

There was no surprise when 10th ranked White Eagles (5-24) were defeated on the road by sixth ranked Solna Vikings (19-10) 88-76 on Tuesday. The game was mostly controlled by Solna Vikings. White Eagles was better in second period 18-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Solna Vikings shot 62.5 percent from the field. Solna Vikings outrebounded White Eagles 37-23 including a 30-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The best player for the winners was American guard Kelvin Lewis (195-88, college: Houston, agency: Pro One Sports) who scored 18 points and 7 rebounds. Greek center Stavros Toutziarakis (210-87, agency: FCM) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Solna Vikings' coach Aris Likogiannis allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Serbian guard Momcilo Latinovic (198-89, college: N.Mexico Highlands) produced 19 points and 5 rebounds and American point guard Brandon McKnight (188-83, college: Purdue) added 17 points respectively for the guests. Solna Vikings maintains sixth place with 19-10 record. White Eagles lost ninth consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the eleventh position with 24 games lost. Solna Vikings will face higher ranked Boras Basket (#4) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. White Eagles will play against the league's second-placed Uppsala Basket (#2).
Top scorers:
Eagles: M.Latinovic 19+5reb+1ast, B.McKnight 17+4reb+2ast, R.Rutkauskas 12+5reb+2ast, G.Riley 9+5reb+1ast, C.Guyton 8+2ast, A.Micovic 6+2reb
Solna: K.Lewis 18+7reb+1ast, S.Toutziarakis 16+5reb+2ast, J.Nystrom 12+2ast, J.Sedlak 12+8reb+1ast, R.Ahonen 9+3ast, D.Johnson 8+11reb+1ast
gschID: 182077


Sodertalje - Uppsala 73-69

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Uppsala Basket (21-8) against fourth ranked Sodertalje Kings (20-7) on Tuesday night. Visiting Uppsala Basket was defeated by Sodertalje Kings in a tough game in Sodertalje 69-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Uppsala Basket. Uppsala Basket was ahead by 2 points at the halftime before a 45-39 second half run of Sodertalje Kings. American center Kenneth Simms (203-86, college: Cumberland) orchestrated the victory by scoring 8 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists. The former international Dino Pita (192-88) contributed with 17 points for the winners. American point guard Thomas Jackson (175-80, college: Butler) answered with 10 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists and the other American import forward Keith Wright (203-89, college: Harvard) added 12 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Uppsala Basket. Four Uppsala Basket players scored in double figures. Sodertalje Kings have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to third place. Uppsala Basket at the other side keeps the second position with eight games lost. Sodertalje Kings will play against LF Basket (#8) in Lulea in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Uppsala Basket will play at home against White Eagles (#11) in Stockholm and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Uppsala: J.Jeansson 14+1reb, K.Wright 12+11reb+1ast, S.Grundberg 11+2reb, T.Jackson 10+8reb+7ast, O.Nnamaka 8+4reb, A.Nordstrom 6+2reb+1ast
Sodertalje: D.Pita 17+4reb+1ast, J.Andersson 14+4reb, J.Roberson 14+3reb+5ast, T.Borg 10+1reb+3ast, K.Simms 8+12reb+7ast, A.Lindqvist 7+3reb
gschID: 182076


Eco Orebro - Norrkoping 70-94

The game with biggest result difference took place in Orebro. Local Eco Orebro (5-24) was outscored by fifth ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (19-9) 94-70 on Sunday night. The guests trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 5-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 94-70. Norrkoping Dolphins forced 19 Eco Orebro turnovers. They shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 57.1 percentage. Norrkoping Dolphins looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. The best player for the winners was Latvian point guard Edgars Jeromanovs (186-86) who scored 23 points and 7 assists. The former international Mikael Lindquist (193-83, agency: Court Side) chipped in 20 points, 6 assists and 4 steals. American-Bosnian point guard Terell Castle (182-72, college: Nicholls St., agency: Court Side) produced a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 assists and Croatian forward Fran Urli (203-89, college: Hawaii-Pacific, agency: Dynamics Global Management) added 15 points and 7 assists respectively for the hosts. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Norrkoping Dolphins have a solid series of three victories in a row. Defending champion maintains fifth place with 19-9 record. Eco Orebro lost sixth consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom. Norrkoping Dolphins will face LF Basket (#8) in Lulea in the next round. Eco Orebro will play on the road against 08 Stockholm (#7).
Top scorers:
Eco Orebro: T.Castle 20+1reb+12ast, F.Urli 15+3reb+7ast, D.Santee 13+8reb+1ast, P.McDonald 10+5reb+7ast, F.Larsson 8+7reb, F.Herlinger 2
Norrkoping: E.Jeromanovs 23+2reb+7ast, M.Lindquist 20+4reb+6ast, C.Maraker 16+5reb+2ast, J.Kjellbom 10+6reb+2ast, M.Ringstrom 7+4reb+4ast, K.Gabriel 6+3reb+3ast
gschID: 195936


  




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