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LNA Standings
 1. Fribourg 14-3 
 2. Monthey 13-3 
 3. Neuchatel 10-6 
 4. Geneve Lions 10-6 
 5. Lugano Tigers 10-7 
 6. Starwings 9-7 
 7. Swiss Central 6-10 
 8. Boncourt 6-11 
 9. Massagno 5-11 
 10. Lausanne 5-12 
 11. Winterthur 2-14 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Vevey 13-3 
 2. BBC Nyon 12-4 
 3. Meyrin Basket 11-5 
 4. Pully 10-6 
 5. Villars 9-6 
 6. Acad.Fribourg 5-12 
 7. GC Zurich 4-12 
 8. Lug.Tigers U23 0-16 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2017
1LN Standings
East
 1. Soleure-Solothurn 11-2 
 2. SAV Vacallo 9-4 
 3. Boncourt II 8-4 
 4. Baden 8-5 
 5. BCKE 8-5 
 6. Grasshopp.U23 8-5 
 7. Baeren 7-6 
 8. Massagno U23 3-10 
 9. Muraltese 1-11 
 10. Arbedo 1-12 
West
 1. Bernex 11-4 
 2. Blonay Basket 11-4 
 3. Lions U23 11-4 
 4. Chene 10-4 
 5. Saint-Prex 10-4 
 6. Martigny 8-6 
 7. Sion 8-6 
 8. Sarine 3-11 
 9. Agaune 3-12 
 10. Renens 3-12 
 11. Collombey-Muraz 2-13 
Last:2/14/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Rashad WHACK
  Winterthur
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 22.8
 1. Whack, Winterthur22.8 
 2. Cochran, Lausanne22.5 
 3. Ballard, Geneve Lions21.6 
 4. Day, Massagno20.5 
 5. Wilson, Lausanne20.1 
 6. Mladjan, Geneve L.19.3 
 7. Jones, Starwings18.8 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.18.7 
 9. Niles, Massagno18.7 
 10. Downing, Winte.18.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Nemanja CALASAN
  Boncourt
  (204-C-85)
  Avg: 12.5
 1. Calasan, Boncourt12.5 
 2. Vinson, Starwings11.1 
 3. Aw, Lugano Tigers9.7 
 4. Krstanovic, Neuch.9.5 
 5. Bergstedt, Massa.9.4 
 6. Taylor, Fribourg9.2 
 7. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 8. Heath, Monthey8.7 
 9. Brown, Swiss C.8.6 
 10. Williams, Lugano T.8.3 
Assists Per Game
 Kaylon WILLIAMS
  Lugano T.
  (190-G-89)
  Avg: 8.2
 1. Williams, Lugano T.8.2 
 2. Young, Monthey6.8 
 3. Everett, Lugano T.5.9 
 4. Wright, Fribourg5.0 
 5. Bavcevic, Monthey4.9 
 6. Williams, Geneve L.4.8 
 7. Kovacevic, Swiss C.4.8 
 8. Savoy, Neuchatel4.7 
 9. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
 10. Jones, Starwings4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 3
 1. Cochran, Lausanne3.0 
 2. Jones, Starwings2.6 
 3. Wright, Fribourg2.5 
 4. Williams, Lugano T.1.8 
 5. Taylor, Fribourg1.8 
 6. James, Neuchatel1.8 
 7. Wilson, Lausanne1.7 
 8. Williams, Geneve L.1.7 
 9. Pluess, Swiss Central1.6 
 10. Souare, Winterthur1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Rhamel BROWN
  Swiss C.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Brown, Swiss C.2.2 
 2. Heath, Monthey1.6 
 3. Monteiro, Winte.1.3 
 4. James, Neuchatel1.1 
 5. Swannegan, Lausa.1.1 
 6. Mladjan, Geneve L.0.9 
 7. Bergstedt, Massa.0.9 
 8. Cotture, Fribourg0.8 
 9. Evans, Massagno0.8 
 10. Rochford, Boncourt0.7 
Player of the Week

 Markel Humphrey
  Monthey
  ( 198-F-87 )
  

Swiss Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Lugano Tiger 58% Feb.25 Starwings
Lausanne 70% Feb.25 Massagno
Monthey 87% Feb.25 Boncourt
Swiss Cent. 62% Feb.25 Winterthur
Geneve Lions Feb.25 Neuchatel 54%
Next Round Schedule

Round 17 (Regular Season)

GC Zurich 56% Feb.26 Acad.Fribour
Lug.Tigers U Feb.25 Meyrin Bsk 93%
BBC Nyon 59% Feb.25 Vevey
Pully 66% Feb.25 Villars
Thabo Sefolosha selected the top Swiss players playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 3, 2013


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Swiss players who are currently playing abroad.


Thabo Sefolosha
Thabo Sefolosha
   #1. This week's number one is former international guard Thabo Sefolosha (199-84, agency: ACMT, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. He could not help the Oklahoma City Thunder (35-12) to beat the Los Angeles Lakers (21-26). Sefolosha recorded 7 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 34 minutes on the court. The Oklahoma City Thunder lost 96-105 on the road to the Lakers. Sefolosha has relatively good stats this year: 7.1ppg, 4.0rpg, 1.7apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 55.0%, 3FGP: 40.4% and FT: 82.9% in the 46 games he played so far. He played for the Swiss senior national team two years ago.

Greg Brunner
Greg Brunner
   #2. Second place goes to an international power forward Greg Brunner (201-83, college: Iowa, currently plays in Italy), who plays in the Italian SerieA. Brunner was not able to help Trenkwalder RE (8-9) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his very good performance Trenkwalder RE was defeated 75-69 at home by the higher-ranked Umana Venezia (#7). Brunner was the second best scorer with 15 points. He also added 8 rebounds. Brunner belongs to league's best rebounders and is ranked #3. He has very reliable stats this season: 11.6ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.6apg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 54.1%, 3FGP: 25.0% and FT: 67.3%. 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.

Clint N'Dumba-Capela
Clint N'Dumba-Capela
   #3. The Swiss player who performed third best last week abroad was former U18 international forward Clint N'Dumba-Capela (204-94, currently plays in France). N'Dumba-Capela contributed to an easy victory against the eighth-ranked JDA Dijon (9-9) 73-55 in the French ProA on Saturday night. He scored 6 points and blocked 2 blocks in 17 minutes. ES Chalon-Sur-Saone (11-6) is placed third in the ProA. This year N'Dumba-Capela averages: 3.2ppg, 3.1rpg, 2FGP: 44.0% and FT: 43.8% in the nine games. He played for the Swiss U18 national team two years ago.

Christophe Varidel
Christophe Varidel
   #4. Guard Christophe Varidel (188-89, currently plays college basketball in the States) managed to help Florida Gulf Coast University to win against the Jacksonville University (6-4) 81-78 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Varidel scored only 4 points. The Florida Gulf Coast University has a solid 7-3 conference record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Varidel's overall stats this season are: 7.4ppg, 2.1rpg and 3.0apg. 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. Michael Kessens (206-F-91, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the Longwood (0-9) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Kessens' very good performance the Longwood was crushed 88-60 on the road by the High Point University. He scored 22 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Kessens' overall stats this season are: 3.2ppg and 3.1rpg.

   #2. Alex Vaenerberg (183-G-92, currently plays in Finland) contributed to a Salon Vilpas' victory against the league outsider Namika Lahti (6-21) 87-75 in the Finnish Korisliiga last Saturday. He scored 6 points and added 8 assists in 31 minutes. Salon Vilpas Vikings (8-19) is placed ninth in the Korisliiga. This year Vaenerberg's overall stats are: 7.4ppg, 2.1rpg and 3.0apg in the 21 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Finnish and Swiss.


Other top Swiss players, who play abroad:

Vincent Gaillard (200-F-93) plays for Chalon/Saor in French ProA
Axel Louissaint (195-F-96) plays for Chalon/Saor in French ProA
Rolandas Alijevas (192-G-85) plays for Siauliai in Lithuanian LKL
David Ramseier (203-F/C-87) plays for Boulazac Basket in French ProA
Mike Burtscher (198-F-85) plays for Petron Blaze in Filipino PBA
Lukas Hertig (178-PG-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  




Markel
Humphrey
Humphrey's 30-point game gives him Court Side Player of the Week award - 1 day ago
30-year old forward Markel Humphrey (198-F-86, agency: Three Eye Sports) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Monthey and receives a Court Side Player of the Week award for round 18. He had the game-high 30 points adding seven rebounds and two assists for Monthey in his team's victory, helping them to beat Geneve Lions (#4, 10-6) 90-79. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Monthey was forced-out from the top positions in Swiss league....   [read more]

Tristan
Carey
LNA Round 18: Lugano Tigers defeat leader Monthey - 2 days ago
The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with loss of the undefeated team and favorites losing the games. The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Monthey (13-3) at the home court on Saturday night. Hosts were defeat...   [read more]
LNB Round 16: Vevey beat Pully in the most crucial game of the week - 2 days ago
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Vevey. First ranked Vevey faced 4th ranked Pully. Host Vevey (13-3) defeated guests from Pully (10-6) 76-68. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Pully. Pully trailed by 15 points after 3 quarters before a 21-14 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 68-76 at the end of the game. Vevey have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 13-3 record. Pully at the other side keeps the fourth...   [read more]


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