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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
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 
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
 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 

Jones number one in Switzerland for round 3 - Apr 4, 2017


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Chris Jones
American Guard Chris Jones (188-G-93) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Starwings, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 3 (Second Stage).
The 23-year old player was the main contributor (28 points, four rebounds and three assists) to his team's victory, helping them to edge out Fribourg (#1, 19-4) 74-72. Starwings maintains the 6th position in Swiss LNA. Starwings is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. But it was their 12th lost game this season out of 23 games. In the team's last game Jones had a remarkable 100.0% from 2-point range and got three three-pointers out of 6 attempts. He turned to be Starwings' top player in his first season with the team. Former Angelo State University star has very solid stats this year. Jones is in league's top in points (3rd best: 20.0ppg), assists (7th best: 4.4apg) and averages impressive 2.4spg and 58.9% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was 24-year old American Karl Cochran (185-G-92) of Places 7-11 second-ranked Lausanne. Cochran had a very good evening with a double-double of 27 points and 10 rebounds. Of course he led Lausanne to another comfortable win outscoring Winterthur (2-20) 94-69. The Second Stage is still at the very beginning and this victory may help a lot. Let's wait for the next round. Cochran is a newcomer at Lausanne, but is already one of team's top players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 22.3ppg (#1). His other stats are also decent: 4.6rpg and 4.1apg.

Third on the list of top players last round was American forward Jarvis Williams (198-F-89) of Boncourt (#3). Williams showcased his all-around game by recording 26 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the last round. Despite Williams' great performance Boncourt lost 99-101 to Swiss Central (#7, 10-12). But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates. The chances of Boncourt not to end season at such low position in the league, however are less than slim as they have already lost 14 games, recording just eight victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Williams could try to bring Boncourt's a little bit higher in the standings. Williams has individually a great season in Switzerland. After 12 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 17.8ppg (8th best) and assists with 2.3apg (6th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Colin Voss (201-PF) of Swiss Central - 27 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Durell Vinson (201-F/C-85) of Starwings - 14 points, 22 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Nemanja Kovacevic (194-G-85) of Swiss Central - 27 points and 11 assists
7. Jordan Heath (208-F/C-91) of Monthey - 14 points and 13 rebounds
8. Nemanja Calasan (204-C-85) of Boncourt - 14 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Antonio Ballard (193-G/F-88) of Geneve Lions - 21 points and 7 rebounds
10. Marco Lehmann (185-SG-93) of Swiss Central - 23 points, 6 rebounds and 6 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)   




Bryan Colon
Colon is back at Neuchatel - 5 days ago
Union Neuchatel Basket (LNA) signed 25-year old Dominican guard Bryan Colon (181-92). It is actually his comeback to Neuchatel as he has played here before. Colon played this summer at Indios de San Francisco in LNB league in Dominican Republic. But in only one game he did not score anything. The last season Colon played at Union Neuchatel Basket where in 29 LNA games he had 4.9ppg, 1.3rpg and 1.0apg. He helped them to make it to the Supercup final. Colon won Swiss LNB championship title...   [read more]

Vedran
Bosnic
Lions de Geneve sign Vedran Bosnic - 10 days ago
Lions de Geneve announced the new head coach. Vedran Bosnic , after eight season as head coach of Sodertalje Kings, moves to Switzerland. He signs with Ginevra Lions. The bosnian specalist, also head coach of NT Swedish team, is Swedish Basketligan Champion -13, 14, 15, 16 and he was named Eurobasket.com All-Swedish Basketligan Coach of the Year -11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. He will replace Jean-Marc Jaumin.   [read more]

Tristan
Carey
Eurobasket.com All-Swiss LNA Awards 2017 - 12 days ago
Eurobasket.com All-Swiss LNA 1st Team 2017
Tristan Carey
Carey
Brandon Young
Young
Marko Mladjan
Mladjan
Jordan Heath
Heath
Zoran Krstanovic
Krstanovic
  
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