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LNA Standings
 1. Fribourg 17-3 
 2. Monthey 14-6 
 3. Lugano Tigers 13-7 
 4. Neuchatel 13-7 
 5. Geneve Lions 13-7 
 6. Starwings 9-11 
 7. Swiss Central 9-11 
 8. Lausanne 7-13 
 9. Boncourt 7-13 
 10. Massagno 6-14 
 11. Winterthur 2-18 
Full Standings
Last:3/19/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Vevey 18-3 
 2. Meyrin Basket 14-6 
 3. Pully 14-6 
 4. BBC Nyon 13-7 
 5. Villars 12-9 
 6. GC Zurich 6-14 
 7. Acad.Fribourg 5-16 
 8. Lug.Tigers U23 0-21 
Full Standings
Last:3/25/2017
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
 Rashad WHACK
  Winterthur
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 22.8
 1. Whack, Winterthur22.8 
 2. Cochran, Lausanne22.1 
 3. Ballard, Geneve Lions21.6 
 4. Day, Massagno19.3 
 5. Wilson, Lausanne19.1 
 6. Niles, Massagno19.1 
 7. Jones, Starwings18.7 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.18.3 
 9. Carter, Boncourt17.9 
 10. Mladjan, Geneve L.17.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Nemanja CALASAN
  Boncourt
  (204-C-85)
  Avg: 12.6
 1. Calasan, Boncourt12.6 
 2. Vinson, Starwings11.8 
 3. Aw, Lugano Tigers9.8 
 4. Jennings, Winte.9.6 
 5. Bergstedt, Massa.9.5 
 6. Krstanovic, Neuch.9.4 
 7. Taylor, Fribourg9.1 
 8. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 9. Heath, Monthey8.6 
 10. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Kaylon WILLIAMS
  Lugano T.
  (190-G-89)
  Avg: 8.2
 1. Williams, Lugano T.8.2 
 2. Parker, Geneve L.7.7 
 3. Young, Monthey6.4 
 4. Everett, Lugano T.6.3 
 5. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.4 
 6. Wright, Fribourg5.0 
 7. Bavcevic, Monthey4.9 
 8. Williams, Geneve L.4.8 
 9. Jones, Starwings4.4 
 10. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 3
 1. Cochran, Lausanne3.0 
 2. Wright, Fribourg2.5 
 3. Jones, Starwings2.4 
 4. Wilson, Lausanne2.0 
 5. Williams, Lugano T.1.8 
 6. Taylor, Fribourg1.8 
 7. Carter, Boncourt1.7 
 8. Williams, Geneve L.1.7 
 9. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 10. Pluess, Swiss Central1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Rhamel BROWN
  Swiss C.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Brown, Swiss C.2.2 
 2. Heath, Monthey1.8 
 3. Jennings, Winte.1.3 
 4. Swannegan, Lausa.1.1 
 5. James, Neuchatel1.0 
 6. Monteiro, Winte.1.0 
 7. Bergstedt, Massa.0.9 
 8. Cotture, Fribourg0.8 
 9. Evans, Massagno0.8 
 10. Loveridge, Lausanne0.7 

Juwann James gets MVP of the Week award for Swiss LNA - Jan 24, 2017


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Juwann James
American Juwann James (198-F/C-87) had a great game in the last round for Neuchatel and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 14.
The 29-year old power forward had a double-double of 17 points and twelve rebounds, while his team crushed Starwings (8-5) with 17-point margin 79-62. Neuchatel is placed at 4th position in Swiss LNA. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Neuchatel will need more victories to improve their 8-5 record. James turned to be Neuchatel's top player in his first season with the team. Juwann James averages this season 13.9ppg and 6.9rpg.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 23-year old American guard Chris Jones (188-G-93) of Starwings. Jones impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds. Bad luck as Starwings lost that game 62-79 to slightly higher-ranked Neuchatel (8-5). This loss caused Starwings to drop to 5th position in the standings. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 8-5 record is not bad and everything may still change. Jones is a newcomer at Starwings and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 20.2ppg (#8). His other stats are also decent: 6.6rpg and 4.3apg.

The third best performed player last round was American Quinton Day (185-G-84) of Massagno (#9). Day showcased his all-around game by recording 27 points, six rebounds and five assists in the last round. He was a key player of Massagno, leading his team to a 99-94 win against Winterthur (#11, 0-13). The chances of Massagno not to end season at such low position in the league, however are less than slim as they have already lost 8 games, recording just four victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Day could try to bring Massagno's a little bit higher in the standings. Day has individually a great season in Switzerland. After 12 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 20.8ppg (7th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Sean Sheldon (210-F-93) of Winterthur - 22 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Derek Wright (179-PG-86) of Fribourg - 19 points, 2 rebounds and 8 assists
6. Eric Williams (206-C-84) of Lugano Tigers - 15 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists
7. Rashad Whack (190-G-91) of Winterthur - 24 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists
8. Nemanja Calasan (204-C-85) of Boncourt - 12 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists
9. Zoran Krstanovic (204-F/C-82) of Neuchatel - 16 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists
10. Travis Taylor (203-F-90) of Fribourg - 12 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists

The Player of the week is chosen 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)   




Romain
Gaspoz
Romain Gaspoz to take over BC Boncourt - 3 days ago
Romain Gaspoz will be the new head coach of BC Boncourt. He will take over the team starting next season. The specialist has agreed on terms of 2+1 deal with the team. Romain Gaspoz has worked with Fribourg since 2010. He was named All-Swiss LNA Coach of the Year in 2009, 2011 and 2016. Romain Gaspoz worked also with the Swiss U16 and U18 Women National Teams as well as U16 Men's National Team.   [read more]

Nemanja
Kovacevic
Kovacevic number one in Switzerland for round 22 - 5 days ago
Serbian Guard Nemanja Kovacevic (194-G-85) put on an amazing game in the last round for Swiss Central, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 22. The 31-year old player was the main contributor (27 points, seven rebounds and nine assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Boncourt (#9, 7-13) 82-72. Swiss Central maintains the 7th position in Swiss LNA. Swiss Central is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the...   [read more]

Karl Cochran
LNA Round 22: Monthey are defeated by Lausanne - 6 days ago
The Regular Season in LNA just ended. Host teams show no mercy winning all games. The most important game in the last round took place in Lausanne between second ranked Monthey (14-6) and ninth ranked Lausanne (7-13) on Saturday night. Monthey was defeated by Lausanne in a tough game on the road 73-80. Monthey trailed by 16 points after 3 quarters before a 25-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 73-80 at the end of the game. Lausanne forced 23 Monthey turnovers. They looked wel...   [read more]


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