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LNA Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Fribourg 21-4 
 2. Monthey 18-7 
 3. Lugano Tigers 15-10 
 4. Geneve Lions 15-10 
 5. Neuchatel 13-12 
 6. Starwings 12-13 
Places 7-11
 1. Lausanne 11-13 
 2. Swiss Central 10-14 
 3. Boncourt 9-15 
 4. Massagno 8-16 
 5. Winterthur 3-21 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/24/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Vevey 18-3 
 2. Pully 15-6 
 3. BBC Nyon 14-7 
 4. Meyrin Basket 14-7 
 5. Villars 12-9 
 6. GC Zurich 6-15 
 7. Acad.Fribourg 5-16 
 8. Lug.Tigers U23 0-21 
Full Standings
Last:3/26/2017
1LN Standings
East
 1. Soleure-Solothurn 14-4 
 2. Boncourt II 13-5 
 3. BCKE 11-7 
 4. Grasshopp.U23 11-7 
 5. Baden 10-8 
 6. Baeren 10-8 
 7. SAV Vacallo 10-8 
 8. Massagno U23 8-10 
 9. Arbedo 2-16 
 10. Muraltese 1-17 
West
 1. Lions U23 15-5 
 2. Blonay Basket 14-6 
 3. Saint-Prex 14-6 
 4. Bernex 13-7 
 5. Chene 13-7 
 6. Martigny 13-7 
 7. Sion 10-10 
 8. Sarine 7-13 
 9. Collombey-Muraz 5-15 
 10. Agaune 3-17 
 11. Renens 3-17 
Last:3/23/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 22
 1. Cochran, Lausanne22.0 
 2. Whack, Winterthur21.5 
 3. Jones, Starwings20.0 
 4. Niles, Massagno19.6 
 5. Ballard, Geneve Lions19.0 
 6. Day, Massagno18.7 
 7. Wilson, Lausanne18.2 
 8. Williams, Boncourt17.6 
 9. Downing, Winte.17.6 
 10. Carter, Boncourt17.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Nemanja CALASAN
  Boncourt
  (204-C-85)
  Avg: 12.5
 1. Calasan, Boncourt12.5 
 2. Vinson, Starwings12.4 
 3. Heath, Monthey9.7 
 4. Bergstedt, Massa.9.1 
 5. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 6. Krstanovic, Neuch.8.7 
 7. Taylor, Fribourg8.7 
 8. Aw, Lugano Tigers8.5 
 9. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
 10. Braswell, Geneve L.8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Terrell EVERETT
  Lugano T.
  (193-G-84)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Everett, Lugano T.6.3 
 2. Young, Monthey6.2 
 3. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.8 
 4. Wright, Fribourg4.6 
 5. Williams, Geneve L.4.6 
 6. Cochran, Lausanne4.5 
 7. Jones, Starwings4.5 
 8. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
 9. Savoy, Neuchatel4.0 
 10. Southwell, Winterthur3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Cochran, Lausanne2.8 
 2. Jones, Starwings2.4 
 3. Wright, Fribourg2.3 
 4. Wilson, Lausanne2.1 
 5. Jurkovitz, Fribourg1.8 
 6. Carter, Boncourt1.6 
 7. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 8. Williams, Geneve L.1.5 
 9. Veselinov, Swiss C.1.5 
 10. Whack, Winterthur1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Rhamel BROWN
  Swiss C.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Brown, Swiss C.2.2 
 2. Heath, Monthey1.7 
 3. Swannegan, Lausa.1.0 
 4. James, Neuchatel1.0 
 5. Cotture, Fribourg1.0 
 6. Monteiro, Winte.0.8 
 7. Mladjan, Geneve L.0.8 
 8. Bergstedt, Massa.0.8 
 9. Voss, Swiss C.0.7 
 10. Jurkovitz, Fribourg0.6 
Player of the Week

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

Swiss Basketball (Men)

Play-Off bracket4
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Lugano Tiger May.2 Starwings 54%
Monthey 55% May.2 Lausanne
Fribourg 85% May.2 Swiss Cent.
Geneve Lions 72% May.2 Neuchatel
Arizona Reid gets MVP of the Week award for Swiss LNA - Jan 22, 2013


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Arizona Reid
American Arizona Reid (196-F-86) had a very impressive game in the last round for league's leader Fribourg and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 15.
The 26-year old forward had the game-high 27 points adding eight rebounds and three assists for Fribourg in his team's victory, helping them to crush BBC Nyon (#8, 3-12) with 25-point margin 99-74. It allowed Fribourg to consolidate first place in the Swiss LNA. Fribourg have a solid 13-2 record. In the team's last game Reid had a remarkable 58.3% from 2-point range. He turned to be Fribourg's top player in his first season with the team. High Point University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Reid is in league's top in rebounds (5th best: 7.5rpg).

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 25-year old American forward Korvotney Barber (201-F-87, agency: Pro One Sports) of Lugano Tigers. Barber impressed basketball fans with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists. Of course Lugano Tigers cruised to a 89-78 relatively comfortable win over slightly lower-ranked Boncourt (#7, 6-8). Lugano Tigers' 5th position in the standings has not changed. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 9-6 record is not bad and everything may still change. Barber is a newcomer at Lugano Tigers and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders.

The third best performed player last round was American Justin Rutty (200-F-89) of BBC Nyon (#8). Rutty scored 24 points and grabbed twenty one rebounds (!!!). Despite Rutty's great performance BBC Nyon lost 74-99 to the higher-ranked Fribourg (#1, 13-2). But his team cannot count on just a single player as he also needs help of the other teammates. BBC Nyon can only dream about fighting for top spots in the league. They have rather bad season and 3-12 record places them close to the bottom of the standings. Too bad for Rutty he does not play for a better team. But maybe if he did, his season stats would not be that high. Rutty has individually a great season in Switzerland. After 15 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 21.3ppg (best scorer) and rebounds with 13.0rpg (#1 in league).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Branko Milisavljevic (193-G-76) of Lugano Tigers - 25 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Andrej Stimac (204-F/C-79) of Geneve Lions - 21 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
6. Jamelle Barrett (180-PG-88) of SAM Massagno - 22 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists
7. Babacar Toure (205-F/C-85) of Geneve Lions - 14 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Thomas Coleman (205-F/C-88) of Neuchatel - 16 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Jean-Richard Volcy (203-F-82) of BBC Nyon - 20 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists
10. Roberto Kovac (188-SG-90) of Fribourg - 29 points

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Antonio
Ballard
Recap of LNA Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 9 hours ago
Geneve Lions - Neuchatel 77-70 Geneve Lions outgunned Neuchatel to take 1-0 lead. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 77-70. American swingman Antonio Ballard (193-88, college: Miami, OH) stepped up and scored 17 points and 6 rebounds for the winners and his fellow American import guard Chad Timberlake (194-84, college: Fair Dickinson, agency: BeoBasket) chipped in 18 points (on 7-of-9...   [read more]

Michael
Efevberha
Monthey signs Michael Efevberha - 2 days ago
BBC Monthey (LNA) signed 33-year old Nigerian ex-international guard Michael Efevberha (193-89kg-84, college: CS Northridge). He just played at Sagesse in Lebanese Pepsi LBL. In 15 games he had very impressive stats: 23.5ppg, 7.1rpg, 4.9apg and 1.5spg this season. Efevberha also played earlier that season for LG Sakers in South Korean KBL where in 14 Pepsi LBL games he recorded 14.9ppg, 3.6rpg and 2.1apg. In 2006 he was drafted by Idaho Stampede (D-League) in first round (112th overall)....   [read more]

Jordan Heath
Heath's double-double lands him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 5 days ago
25-year old power forward Jordan Heath (208-F/C-91, agency: Inception Sports) had a very impressive game in the last round for second-ranked Monthey and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5 (Second Stage). He had a double-double of 19 points and 19 rebounds, while his team beat Neuchatel (#5, 13-12) 81-76. Monthey maintains the 2nd position in Swiss league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier in Second Stage. Monthey will need...   [read more]


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LNA Round 5 of Second Stage - 6 days ago  
LNB Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Vevey and BBC Nyon register victories - 8 days ago  
Jordan Heath gets MVP of the Week award for Swiss LNA (Second Stage) - 12 days ago  
LNA Round 4 (Second Stage): Lugano Tigers are upset by Starwings - 13 days ago  
Clint Capela's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Swiss players playing currently abroad: - 14 days ago  
Sinclair comes back to Monthey, ex Kouvot - 16 days ago  
Review of LNB Round 2 of Quarter-Finals - 21 days ago  
Lions de Geneve edge BBC Monthey to capture Cup title - 22 days ago  
Lavrio inks Trey Sumler, ex Boncourt - 22 days ago  
Jones number one in Switzerland for round 3 - 26 days ago  
Durand Johnson is a newcomer at Neuchatel - 26 days ago  
LNA Round 3 (Second Stage): #1 Fribourg is defeated by Starwings - 27 days ago  
Review of LNB Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 29 days ago  
Current performances of Swiss players, who played in summer 2016 for the Swiss Basketball Team in qualification for Eurobasket 2017. - 30 days ago  
Jones' 35-point game gives him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
LNA Round 2 (Second Stage): Monthey beat Starwings by three after a very close game - 1 month ago  
Chris Jones gets MVP of the Week award for Swiss LNA (Second Stage) - 1 month ago  
LNB Round 21 of Regular Season - 1 month ago  
Clint Capela selected the top Swiss players playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
Romain Gaspoz to take over BC Boncourt - 1 month ago  
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