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LNA Standings
 1. Boncourt 0-0 
 2. Fribourg 0-0 
 3. Geneve Lions 0-0 
 4. Lakers 0-0 
 5. Lugano Tigers 0-0 
 6. Massagno 0-0 
 7. Monthey 0-0 
 8. Neuchatel 0-0 
 9. Pully 0-0 
 10. Starwings 0-0 
 11. Swiss Central 0-0 
 12. Winterthur 0-0 
Last:6/29/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Acad.Fribourg 0-0 
 2. BBC Nyon 0-0 
 3. GC Zurich 0-0 
 4. Lausanne 0-0 
 5. Lug.Tigers U23 0-0 
 6. Meyrin Basket 0-0 
 7. Morges-Saint-Prex 0-0 
 8. Red Devils 0-0 
 9. Villars 0-0 
Last:6/29/2017
1LN Standings
East
 1. Arbedo 0-0 
 2. Baden 0-0 
 3. Baeren 0-0 
 4. BCKE 0-0 
 5. Boncourt II 0-0 
 6. Massagno U23 0-0 
 7. SAV Vacallo 0-0 
 8. Soleure-Solothurn 0-0 
 9. Starwings U23 0-0 
West
 1. Agaune 0-0 
 2. Bernex 0-0 
 3. Blonay Basket 0-0 
 4. Chene 0-0 
 5. Collombey-Muraz 0-0 
 6. Martigny 0-0 
 7. Neuchatel U23 0-0 
 8. Renens 0-0 
 9. Sarine 0-0 
 10. Sion 0-0 
Last:6/29/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Rashad WHACK
  Winterthur
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 21.5
 1. Whack, Winterthur21.5 
 2. Cochran, Lausanne21.3 
 3. Jones, Starwings19.8 
 4. Niles, Massagno19.6 
 5. Day, Massagno18.7 
 6. Wilson, Lausanne18.6 
 7. Downing, Winte.17.6 
 8. Williams, Boncourt17.6 
 9. Ballard, Geneve Lions17.5 
 10. Carey, Lugano T.17.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Durell VINSON
  Starwings
  (201-F/C-85)
  Avg: 12.6
 1. Vinson, Starwings12.6 
 2. Calasan, Boncourt12.5 
 3. Bergstedt, Massa.9.1 
 4. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 5. Ballard, Geneve Lions8.7 
 6. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
 7. Heath, Monthey8.5 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.8.1 
 9. Taylor, Fribourg8.0 
 10. Dubas, Monthey7.8 
Assists Per Game
 Terrell EVERETT
  Lugano T.
  (193-G-84)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Everett, Lugano T.6.5 
 2. Young, Monthey5.8 
 3. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.8 
 4. Jones, Starwings4.6 
 5. Cochran, Lausanne4.6 
 6. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
 7. Williams, Geneve L.4.4 
 8. Wright, Fribourg4.2 
 9. Savoy, Neuchatel4.1 
 10. Timberlake, Geneve L.3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Cochran, Lausanne2.7 
 2. Jones, Starwings2.3 
 3. Wright, Fribourg2.3 
 4. Wilson, Lausanne2.0 
 5. Jurkovitz, Fribourg1.9 
 6. Carter, Boncourt1.6 
 7. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 8. Veselinov, Swiss C.1.5 
 9. Whack, Winterthur1.5 
 10. Carey, Lugano T.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Rhamel BROWN
  Swiss C.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Brown, Swiss C.2.2 
 2. Heath, Monthey1.5 
 3. James, Neuchatel1.0 
 4. Swannegan, Lausa.1.0 
 5. Cotture, Fribourg0.9 
 6. Monteiro, Winte.0.8 
 7. Bergstedt, Massa.0.8 
 8. Voss, Swiss C.0.6 
 9. Mladjan, Geneve L.0.6 
 10. Sheldon, Winte.0.5 
Player of the Week

 Jordan Heath
  Monthey
  ( 208-F/C-91 )
  

Swiss Basketball (Men)

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Greg Brunner selected the top Swiss players playing abroad in last week's games - Nov 25, 2012


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We bring you last week's top performances from Swiss players who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Greg Brunner
Greg Brunner
   #1. This week's number one is an international power forward Greg Brunner (201-83, college: Iowa, currently plays in Italy). He led Trenkwalder RE to a victory against the closely-ranked SAIE3 BO (4-4) 77-68 in the Italian SerieA in Sunday night's game. Brunner scored 14 points, grabbed 5 boards, dished 3 assists and stole 3 balls in 27 minutes on the court. Trenkwalder Reggio Emilia (5-3) is placed sixth in the SerieA. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. It's Brunner's first year with the team. Brunner is currently first on the list of best rebounders with 9.0rpg. He also averaged so far 13.3ppg, 1.9apg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 54.5% and FT: 66.7% in the eight games he played so far. Brunner is a naturalized American. Despite he played previously for the USA university national team, Brunner is currently a member of the Swiss senior national team. Strangely he has never played in Switzerland.

Thabo Sefolosha
Thabo Sefolosha
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Thabo Sefolosha (199-84, agency: ACMT, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. Sefolosha could not help the Oklahoma City Thunder (10-4) in their last game on Friday. Despite his good performance the Oklahoma City Thunder was defeated 108-100 on the road by the Boston Celtics. Sefolosha scored 10 points and added 4 passes. But the season just started, so everything may happen. This year Sefolosha averages: 6.5ppg, 4.3rpg, 1.9apg, 3FGP: 45.9%(17-37) and FT: 88.9%. He played for the Swiss national team in 2011.

David Ramseier
David Ramseier
   #3. The Swiss player who performed third best last week abroad was an international power forward David Ramseier (203-87, currently plays in France). Ramseier was not able to help Boulazac Basket (3-5) in their game against Cholet (5-3) in the French ProA, despite his very good performance on Saturday night. He was the second best scorer with 15 points. Ramseier also added 9 rebounds in 37 minutes. But Boulazac Basket was edged 68-67 on the opponent's court by the much higher-ranked (#5) Cholet. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. It's Ramseier's first year with the team. This season his overall stats are: 7.7ppg, 3.3rpg, 2FGP: 57.9%(11-19) and FT: 14.3% in the three games. Ramseier has a dual citizenship: Swiss and French. Ex-Chorale de Roanne Basket (ProA) U20 team -Geneva Devils player is also a member of the Swiss senior national team.

Christophe Varidel
Christophe Varidel
   #4. Guard Christophe Varidel (188-89, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to a Florida Gulf Coast's surprising victory against the Alcorn State University 50-48 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. He recorded 10 points. The Florida Gulf Coast University has conference record this season. Varidel's total stats this year are: 8.4ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.3apg. He used to play for the Swiss national team back in 2010.


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

   #1. Alex Vaenerberg (183-G-92, currently plays in Finland) led Salon Vilpas to an easy victory against Forssan Koripojat crushing them 99-74 in the Finnish Korisliiga in Saturday night's game. He scored 14 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists. Salon Vilpas Vikings (5-7) is placed eighth in the Korisliiga. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. Vaenerberg's total stats this season are: 8.4ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.3apg. He has a dual citizenship: Finnish and Swiss.

   #2. Michael Kessens (206-F, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the Longwood in their last game. Despite Kessens' very good performance the Longwood lost 78-84 at home to the Cornell University. He had a double-double by scoring 20 points and getting 14 rebounds in 33 minutes. It's Kessens' first season with the team. This year Kessens' total stats are: 8.4ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.3apg in the 12 games he played so far.


Other top Swiss players, who play abroad:

Rolandas Alijevas (192-G-85) plays for Krasnie Krilya in Russian PBL
Clint N'Dumba-Capela (204-F-94) plays for Chalon/Saor in French ProA
Vincent Gaillard (200-F-93) plays for Chalon/Saor in French ProA
Axel Louissaint (195-F-96) plays for Chalon/Saor in French ProA
Stefan Petkovic (185-PG-92) plays for Tsmoki-Minsk in Belarusian Premier League
Mike Burtscher (198-F-85) plays for San Mig Coffee in Filipino PBA
Lukas Hertig (178-G-85) plays for Postojna in Slovenian 2SKL
Pavle Baresic (195-F-74) plays for Vienna D.C. Timberwolves in Austrian 2.Bundesliga
Hugo Ronneskog (206-C/F-86) plays for Arantia in Luxembourg N2
Philippe Papadimitriou (196-F-77) plays for Ethnikos in Greek C  




Karl Cochran
Karl Cochran (ex Lausanne) is a newcomer at Penarol - 15 hours ago
Penarol Mar del Plata (LigaA) added to their roster 25-year old American guard Karl Cochran (185-79kg-92, college: Wofford). He played last season at BBC Lausanne in Swiss LNA league. In 27 games he was second best scorer with impressive 21.3ppg and had 4.2rpg, 4.6apg (top 5) and 2.7spg (leader !!!). Great season indeed as he was selected Eurobasket.com All-Swiss LNA Defensive Player of the Year. The previous (15-16) season Cochran played at another team Rio Grande Valley Vipers in U.S. s...   [read more]

Petar Babic
Starwings ink Guillaume Gredy - 18 hours ago
Starwings Basket Regio Basel (LNA) signed 21-year old forward Guillaume Gredy (195-96) from BC Boncourt Red Team. Gredy has played there for the last three years. But in three LNA games he had just 0.7ppg last season. His team was Runner-Up of 1LN Group East 2017.Starwings Basket Regio Basel roster for 2017-2018: Petar Babic Bjoern Schoo Nemanja Calasan Joel Fuchs Alexis Herrmann Alessandro Verga Philippe Sager A.J. Hess Guillaume Gredy Augusto Carrara Luca StreichCoach: Roland PavloskiBy...   [read more]

Travis
Taylor
Travis Taylor (ex Fribourg) signs at Rilski - 23 hours ago
Rilski Sportist Samokov (NBL) landed 27-year old American forward Travis Taylor (203-100kg-90, college: Xavier). He played most recently at Fribourg Olympic in Swiss LNA league. In 31 games he averaged 14.7ppg, 8.0rpg, 1.9apg and 1.4spg last season. Taylor helped them to win the Supercup and make to league final. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Eurobasket.com Swiss LNA All-Imports Team and 2nd Team. The most of previous (2015-16) season Taylor spent at...   [read more]


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