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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)

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  




Bijanu
Kashama
Monthey signs Bijanu Kashama - 22 hours ago
BBC Monthey (LNA) signed 26-year old forward Bijanu Kashama (195-91). He played last season at Lakers in LNB. Kashama helped his team get promotion to LNA. In 16 games he had 6.3ppg, 2.4rpg and 1.7apg. Kashama contributed to his team winning the LNB title (twice) (also twice). The previous (15-16) season he played at BBC Lausanne (also in LNB) where in 21 games he recorded 6.9ppg, 2.6rpg, 1.1apg and 1.1spg. Kashama represented Switzerland at the European Championships U20 Division B in Au...   [read more]

Gilles
Martin
Monthey signs Gilles Martin - 22 hours ago
BBC Monthey (LNA) signed 28-year old naturalized Spaniard point guard Gilles Martin (175-89). He has played for the last six seasons at Lakers in LNB. Martin helped his team get promotion to LNA. In 16 games he had 8.5ppg, 2.8rpg, 5.5apg and 1.7spg in 2015-16 season. A very impressive year as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Swiss LNB Honorable Mention. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others his team made it to the LNB Semifinals in 2011, 2012 and 2014. Martin h...   [read more]

Mansour
Kasse
Lakers sign Mansour Kasse - 22 hours ago
Riviera Lakers (LNA) signed 25-year old Senegalese international center Mansour Kasse (208-92). He played last season at Moron in Spanish LEB Silver. In 16 games he had 9.1ppg, 6.0rpg, 1.1spg and 1.1bpg. Kasse helped them to make it to the semifinals. He also played that season for JS Kairouan (Division I) in Tunisian league where in 16 games he recorded 9.1ppg and 6.0rpg. Kasse won Spanish LEB Silver championship title in 2015. He also represented Senegal at the African Championships U18...   [read more]


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