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Basketligan Standings
 1. Boras 3-0 
 2. Jamtland 3-0 
 3. Sodertalje 2-0 
 4. BC Lulea 2-1 
 5. Norrkoping 1-2 
 6. Uppsala 1-3 
 7. Nassjo 0-3 
 8. Umea 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/19/2017
Superettan Standings
 1. Djurgarden 4-0 
 2. Koping Stars 4-0 
 3. AIK Basket 3-0 
 4. Wetterbygden 3-1 
 5. IK Eos 2-2 
 6. Malbas 2-3 
 7. LF Future 2-4 
 8. Hogsbo 1-3 
 9. Alvik Basket 0-3 
 10. Trelleborg 0-5 
Full Standings
Last:10/16/2017
Basketettan Standings
North
 1. KFUM Fryshuset 3-0 
 2. KFUM Blackeberg 3-1 
 3. Norrort 2-0 
 4. BG Lulea 2-1 
 5. KFUM Lidingo 2-1 
 6. Nacka Basket 2-1 
 7. KFUM Central 2-2 
 8. KFUM Uppsala 1-2 
 9. Sundsvall 1-2 
 10. Jamtland II 0-2 
 11. AIK II 0-3 
 12. Akropol 0-3 
South
 1. Helsingborg 3-0 
 2. RIG Mark 2-0 
 3. Bankeryd 2-1 
 4. Eskilstuna 2-1 
 5. Huddinge 2-1 
 6. Hammarby 1-1 
 7. Haga BG 1-2 
 8. Boras II 0-1 
 9. Brahe Basket 0-3 
 10. Orebro 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/16/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Antwerp 1-0 
 2 Groningen 1-0 
 3 Bosna-Royal 0-1 
 4 Le Portel 0-1 
Group B
 1 Avtodor 1-0 
 2 Benfica 1-0 
 3 Bakken 0-1 
 4 Nevezis 0-1 
Group C
 1 Kataja Basket 1-0 
 2 Mornar Bar 1-0 
 3 FC Porto 0-1 
 4 Kapfenberg 0-1 
Group D
 1 Keravnos 1-0 
 2 Kormend 1-0 
 3 Balkan 0-1 
 4 Brussels 0-1 
Group E
 1 Lukoil Acad. 1-0 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 1-0 
 3 Dinamo Tbilisi 0-1 
 4 Istanbul BBSK 0-1 
Group F
 1 Bnei Hertzeliya 1-0 
 2 Spirou 1-0 
 3 Alba 0-1 
 4 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-1 
Group G
 1 Demir IBB 1-0 
 2 Sigal Prishtina 1-0 
 3 Khimik 0-1 
 4 Mons-Hainaut 0-1 
Group H
 1 N.Novgorod 1-0 
 2 Szolnok 1-0 
 3 Falco-Vulcano 0-1 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 0-1 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Axel NORDSTROM
  Uppsala
  (193-F/G-91)
  Avg: 22.3
 1. Nordstrom, Uppsala22.3 
 2. Green, Norrkoping20.3 
 3. Bizaca, Sodertalje20.0 
 4. Saleman, Umea20.0 
 5. Borg, Sodertalje20.0 
 6. Anzuluni, BC Lulea20.0 
 7. Smith, Umea19.3 
 8. Hilliard-IV, Boras18.7 
 9. Pahlmblad, Sodertalje18.5 
 10. Blakes, Norrkoping16.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Yannick ANZULUNI
  BC Lulea
  (205-F-87)
  Avg: 11
 1. Anzuluni, BC Lulea11.0 
 2. Spires, Sodertalje10.5 
 3. Puidet, Jamtland9.5 
 4. Paul, Jamtland8.5 
 5. Smith, Boras8.0 
 6. Johnson, Nassjo7.0 
 7. Bisping, Boras7.0 
 8. Nordstrom, Uppsala6.7 
 9. Andersson, BC Lulea6.0 
 10. Griffis, Nassjo6.0 
Assists Per Game
 Nimrod HILLIARD IV
  Boras
  (183-PG-93)
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Hilliard-IV, Boras8.7 
 2. Nikkarinen, Jamtland6.5 
 3. Saleman, Umea4.3 
 4. Gilchrese, Umea4.3 
 5. Rozzell, BC Lulea4.0 
 6. Lindstrom, Soder.4.0 
 7. Blakes, Norrkoping4.0 
 8. Borg, Sodertalje4.0 
 9. Zekovic, Uppsala3.7 
 10. Carter, Uppsala3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Tobias BORG
  Sodertalje
  (184-PG-93)
  Avg: 6
 1. Borg, Sodertalje6.0 
 2. Smith, Norrkoping3.0 
 3. Gilchrese, Umea3.0 
 4. Anderson, Soder.2.0 
 5. Johansson, Jamtl.2.0 
 6. Person, Boras2.0 
 7. Lundqvist, Jamtl.2.0 
 8. Eriksson, Uppsala1.7 
 9. Hansson, Jamtland1.5 
 10. Hilliard-IV, Boras1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Nicholas SPIRES
  Sodertalje
  (210-C-94)
  Avg: 5
 1. Spires, Sodertalje5.0 
 2. Mornar, Boras3.0 
 3. Kjellbom, Norrkoping1.7 
 4. Andersson, BC Lulea1.5 
 5. Paul, Jamtland1.5 
 6. Smith, Boras1.3 
 7. Ramstedt, Soder.1.0 
 8. Anzuluni, BC Lulea1.0 
 9. Tshikaya, Nassjo1.0 
 10. Purifoy, Jamtland1.0 

Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Norrkoping 82% Oct.21 Nassjo
Boras 63% Oct.20 Sodertalje
BC Lulea 95% Oct.20 Umea
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

Malbas 53% Oct.23 IK Eos
LF Future Oct.22 Wetterbygden 78%
Djurgarden 95% Oct.22 Hogsbo
Trelleborg Oct.22 Koping Stars 98%
Alvik Bsk Oct.22 AIK Basket 98%
Malbas Oct.21 Koping Stars 79%
IK Eos Oct.21 Djurgarden 79%
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

Norrort 84% Oct.22 Sundsvall
BG Lulea 62% Oct.22 Nacka Bsk
Helsingborg 99% Oct.22 Brahe Bsk
Hammarby Oct.22 RIG Mark 76%
Eskilstuna 94% Oct.22 Boras II
KFUM Cent. Oct.22 KFUM Uppsal 54%
Jamtland II Oct.22 KFUM Blacke 93%
Haga BG 92% Oct.22 Orebro
AIK II 57% Oct.21 Akropol
Huddinge Oct.21 RIG Mark 60%
KFUM Liding 74% Oct.21 Sundsvall
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Group A
Bosna-Royal 50% Oct.25 Antwerp
Groningen 50% Oct.24 Le Portel
Group B
Bakken 50% Oct.25 Benfica
Nevezis 50% Oct.24 Avtodor
Group C
Kataja Bsk 50% Oct.25 FC Porto
Kapfenberg 50% Oct.24 Mornar Bar
Group D
Kormend 50% Oct.25 Balkan
Keravnos 50% Oct.24 Brussels
Group E
Istanbul BB 50% Oct.25 Lukoil Acad
Din.Tbilisi 50% Oct.25 UBT Cluj Na
Group F
Bnei Hertzel 50% Oct.25 Tsmoki-Minsk
Alba 50% Oct.24 Spirou
Group G
Demir IBB 50% Oct.25 Mons-Hainaut
Sigal Prisht 50% Oct.25 Khimik
Group H
Falco-Vulcan 50% Oct.25 Szolnok
Karpos Sokol 50% Oct.25 N.Novgorod
Dino Pita selected the top Swedish players playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 26, 2017


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Swedish players, who play currently abroad.


Dino Pita
Dino Pita
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Dino Pita (195-88, currently plays in Poland). He was the major contributor in Krosno's victory against the 15th-ranked AZS Polfarmex (4-16) 70-51 in the Polish PLK last Wednesday. Pita scored 14 points, grabbed 6 boards, dished 3 assists and stole 3 balls. Miasto Szkla Krosno (13-8) is placed fifth in the PLK. This season Pita averages: 7.5ppg, 2.4rpg, 1.5apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 52.9%, 3FGP: 39.3% and FT: 81.8%. He has a dual citizenship: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Swedish. Ex-Sodertalje Kings player is currently a member of the Swedish senior national team.

Pierre Hampton
Pierre Hampton
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Pierre Hampton (201-91, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in United Kingdom). Hampton led Leicester Riders to a victory over the league outsider Manchester Giants (4-19) crushing them 99-73 in the British BBL on Sunday night. He was MVP of the game. Hampton recorded 20 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 29 minutes. Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders (19-2) is placed first in the BBL. It was his team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. It's Hampton's first season with the team. He has relatively good stats this year: 10.3ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 56.6%(69-122), 3FGP: 28.2% and FT: 74.5% in 20 games he played so far. Former Eco Orebro starter played for the Swedish national team in 2014.

Jonathan Skjoldebrand
Jonathan Skjoldebrand
   #3. The Swedish player who performed third best last week abroad was an experienced former international power forward Jonathan Skjoldebrand (204-83, currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup). Skjoldebrand could not help Ironi Nahariya in their last game on Wednesday. Despite his very good performance the eighth-placed Ironi Nahariya was defeated 80-65 on the road by the second-ranked Gaziantep in the group Q of FIBA Europe Cup. Skjoldebrand was the top scorer with 18 points. He also added 6 rebounds. Skjoldebrand has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 18.0ppg, 5.5rpg, 1.5apg, 3FGP: 77.8%. Skjoldebrand is another player who holds two passports: Swedish and Israeli. Former Sodertalje Kings starter played for the Swedish national team four years ago.

Marcus Eriksson
Marcus Eriksson
   #4. Shooting guard Marcus Eriksson (201-93, currently plays in Euroleague) managed to help FC Barcelona Lassa in a victory against the 14th-ranked Armani Milano (7-16) 83-78 in the Euroleague last Thursday. He scored 5 points in 16 minutes. FC Barcelona Lassa (9-14) is placed 11th in group A. They ended the series of four consecutive loses. This year Eriksson's overall stats are: 2.3ppg and 1.2rpg in 14 games. He used to play for the Swedish national team back in 2013.

Jeffery Taylor
Jeffery Taylor
   #5. Former international small forward Jeffery Taylor (201-89, college: Vanderbilt, currently plays in Euroleague) contributed to an easy victory against the ninth-ranked Darussafaka (11-12) 101-83 in the Euroleague on Friday night. Taylor scored only 2 points. Real Madrid (18-5) is placed first in group A. It was his team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. Taylor's total stats this season are: 4.5ppg and 2.1rpg. He is a naturalized American. Taylor used to play for the Swedish national team four years ago. Strangely he has never played in Sweden.

Jonas Jerebko
Jonas Jerebko
   #6. Power forward Jonas Jerebko (208-87, currently plays in NBA) was not able to help the Boston Celtics in their game against the Toronto Raptors (34-24) in the NBA. Jerebko cannot count Friday's game as one of the best ones. He recorded only 3 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 19 minutes. The Boston Celtics (37-21) lost 97-107 in Toronto to the Raptors. This year Jerebko's total stats are: 4.1ppg and 3.4rpg in 57 games. He is a naturalized American. Jerebko is a former international player as he played for the Swedish senior team four years ago. Apparently he has never played in Sweden.

Erik Rush
Erik Rush
   #7. Former international small forward Erik Rush (196-88, college: Montana St., currently plays in Italy) was not able to secure a victory for Recanati (6-16) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Rush's good performance Recanati (#15) was badly defeated 81-65 on the opponent's court by the much higher-ranked Roseto (#6) in the East group. He recorded a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 10 rebounds. Rush also added 5 assists. This season Rush has very high stats. He averages: 16.0ppg, 10.8rpg and 6.5apg. Rush is a naturalized American. He used to play for the Swedish national team four years ago. Interesting that Rush has never played in Sweden.

Johan Lofberg
Johan Lofberg
   #8. Shooting guard Johan Lofberg (199-95, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Oviedo CB (16-9) in their last game. Despite his good performance Oviedo CB was edged 107-104 in Lugo by the higher-ranked (#3) Leche Rio Breogan. Lofberg scored 13 points in a mere 16 minutes. It was Oviedo CB's third consecutive loss in a row. This year Lofberg has relatively solid stats: 12.4ppg, 3.4rpg and 1.2apg in 24 games. He plays currently for the Swedish national team.

Martin Pahlmblad
Martin Pahlmblad
   #9. International shooting guard Martin Pahlmblad (193-86, currently plays in Greece) contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Doxa Lefkadas (3-16) crushing them 97-65 in the Greek A1 on Saturday night. Pahlmblad recorded 6 points. GS Kymis (6-13) is placed 12th in the A1. It was his team's first victory after seven consecutive loses. Pahlmblad has averaged so far 4.4ppg, 1.7rpg and 1.1apg. He is also in the roster of the Swedish national team.

Alexander Gorski
Alexander Gorski
   #10. Guard Alexander Gorski (196-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Wyoming (6-8) in their game against the Boise State University (6-6) in the NCAA, despite his good performance in Saturday night's game. Gorski scored 10 points and added 3 passes in 22 minutes. But the Wyoming lost 87-91 at home to the State University. There are only two games left until the end of the NCAA Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Gorski has averaged so far 8.5ppg, 2.5rpg and 1.9apg in 24 games. He is a former U20 international player as three years ago he still played for the Swedish national team.

   #11. U20 international power forward Simon Birgander (209-97, agency: Dynamics Global Management, currently plays in Spain) contributed to Cocinas.com's victory against one of league's weakest teams Marin 83-77 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) last Friday. Birgander recorded 9 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Birgander has averaged so far 3.9ppg and 3.9rpg. He plays currently for the Swedish U20 national team.

   #12. Former U20 international forward Alexander Larsson (208-95, currently studies in the States) couldn't help the Cal-Riverside in their game against the Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo in the NCAA, despite his good performance on Saturday night. Larsson scored 11 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 22 minutes. But his team lost 77-84. Larsson has averaged so far 6.4ppg and 4.0rpg in 25 games. He used to play for the Swedish U20 national team back in 2015.

   #13. U18 international small forward Vilgot Larsson (198-98, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Arenys in their game against Salt in the Spanish EBA (fourth division). Despite his very good performance in Sunday night's game Larsson was the top scorer with 15 points. Larsson has averaged so far 5.7ppg, 2.0rpg and 1.1apg. He is also Swedish U18 national team player.

   #14. U20 international center Tobias Sjoberg (206-97, is currently at the American university) contributed to a 2-point Marist's victory against the Canisius College 76-74 in the NCAA on Sunday night. He scored 6 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Sjoberg has averaged so far 3.3ppg, 3.2rpg and 1.2bpg. He plays currently for the Swedish U20 national team.

   #15. U20 international guard Sheriff Drammeh (191-96, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo crushing them 82-61 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. Drammeh scored 7 points and added 6 passes in 36 minutes. Drammeh has averaged so far 9.6ppg, 2.8rpg and 2.8apg in 23 games. He is also in the roster of the Swedish U20 national team.


The list of other players, who all have Swedish passport but never been selected to any of Swedish national teams:

   #1. Maciej Lampe (211-C/F-85, currently plays in China) was the major contributor in Leopards' victory against the second-ranked Shanghai Sharks (30-8) crushing them 115-75 in the Chinese CBA in Friday night's game. He had a double-double by scoring 28 points and getting 10 rebounds. Lampe also added and 5 steals in 34 minutes. Shenzhen Leopards (26-12) are placed sixth in the CBA. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Lampe has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 23.6ppg, 12.8rpg, 2.0apg and 1.4spg in 39 games he played so far. Lampe has a dual citizenship: Polish and Swedish.

   #2. Omar Krayem (186-PG-87, college: Cal.Baptist, currently plays in Slovakia) could not help Prievidza (21-10) in their last game. Despite Krayem's good performance Prievidza lost 67-75 on the road to the lower-ranked (#7) Handlova. He was the top scorer with 14 points in 29 minutes. It was his first game for Prievidza this season. It was Prievidza's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Krayem is a naturalized American. He used to play for KSF Srbija Malmo in Swedish league.

   #3. Damir Markota (209-F/C-85, agency: XL Basketball Agency, currently plays in Turkey) contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider TED Kolejliler (1-18) 100-81 in the Turkish BSL last Saturday. Markota recorded 8 points. Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi (7-12) is placed 12th in the BSL. It was his team's first victory after four consecutive loses. Markota's total stats this season are: 8.1ppg, 4.5rpg and 1.5apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Swedish and Croatian.

   #4. Carl Alenfall (195-G-97, currently plays in NCAA2) contributed to a Nova Southeastern University's victory against the Saint Leo University 80-70 in the NCAA2 last Saturday. Alenfall recorded 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 29 minutes. The Nova Southeastern University has not so impressive 2-16 record this season. His team will play only one more game in the NCAA2 Regular Season. And that game will be critical. Alenfall has averaged so far 2.5ppg and 1.9rpg in 19 games.

   #5. Andre Michelsson (188-F-97, currently plays in Iceland) was not able to help Snaefell (18-5) in their last game. Despite Michelsson's good performance the league leader Snaefell was edged 122-119 in Borgarnes by the much lower-ranked (#10) Skallagrimur. He scored 13 points and added 4 passes in 23 minutes. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Michelsson has reliable stats this year: 12.8ppg, 1.9rpg, 1.9apg and 1.1spg in 18 games.   




Albert
Masllorens
Masllorens' 29 points and 8 rebounds give him Superettan Player of the Week award - 2 days ago
27-year old forward Albert Masllorens (199-F-90) had a great game in the last round for Wetterbygden and receives a Eurobasket.com Superettan Player of the Week award for round 4. He had the game-high 29 points adding eight rebounds and two assists for Wetterbygden in his team's victory, helping them to crush Malbas (#6, 2-3) with 22-point margin 86-64. Wetterbygden maintains the 4th position in Swedish Superettan. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost that single game earl...   [read more]

Mads
Rasmussen
Rasmussen number one in Swedish BasketEttan for round 4 - 2 days ago
Danish Guard Mads Rasmussen (198-G-88) had a great game in the last round for top-ranked Helsingborg, receiving a Eurobasket.com BasketEttan Player of the Week award for round 4. The 29-year old player was the main contributor (21 points, four rebounds and eight assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Boras II (#8, 0-1), the league's bottom-ranked team 85-72. It allowed Helsingborg to consolidate first place in the Swedish BasketEttan. They maintain a perfect record without a...   [read more]

Cliff
Colimon
Superettan Round 4: Top-ranked Djurgarden wins another game - 3 days ago
There were just four rounds played in Regular Season of Superettan and we can clearly see which teams will fight for top positions and which will try to avoid bottom places. Superettan top team - Djurgarden (4-0) managed to deliver another win on Friday. This time they beat ninth ranked Alvik Basket (0-3) in Stockholm 91-82. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Djurgarden forced 23 Alvik Basket turnovers. Worth to ment...   [read more]


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