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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. Villars 0-0 
Last:8/29/2017
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. Mendrisiotto 0-0 
 7. Soleure-Solothurn 0-0 
 8. 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:8/29/2017
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 

First Round Schedule
Massagno 58% Oct.1 Swiss Cent.
Swiss Cent. 54% Oct.1 Geneve Lions
Monthey 53% Sep.30 Boncourt
Starwings 55% Sep.30 Lugano Tiger
Lakers 60% Sep.30 Winterthur
Neuchatel 54% Sep.30 Fribourg
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First Round Schedule
Lug.Tigers U 57% Oct.7 Morges-Saint
BBC Nyon 57% Oct.7 Lausanne
Meyrin Bsk 57% Oct.7 Villars
GC Zurich 57% Oct.7 Acad.Fribour
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Jordan Heath gets MVP of the Week award for Swiss LNA (Second Stage) - Apr 18, 2017


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Jordan Heath
American Jordan Heath (208-F/C-91, agency: Inception Sports) had a great game in the last round for league's second-best Monthey and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 4 (Second Stage).
The 25-year old power forward had a double-double of 25 points and eighteen rebounds, while his team beat Geneve Lions (#4, 14-10) 75-65. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Monthey maintains the 2nd position in Swiss LNA. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier in Second Stage. Monthey will need more victories to improve their 17-7 record. In the team's last game Heath had a remarkable 77.8% from 2-point range. He turned to be Monthey's top player in his first season with the team. Canisius College graduate has very impressive stats this year. Heath is in league's top in rebounds (5th best: 9.0rpg) and averages solid 1.7bpg and 63.8% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 22-year old American forward Brandon Taylor (201-F-94, agency: Three Eye Sports) of Massagno. Taylor impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds. Of course Massagno cruised to a 89-81 relatively comfortable win over slightly lower-ranked Winterthur (#11, 3-21). The game was between two teams which are definitely not main contenders for the title. Massagno keeps 10th position. His team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 8-15 record. Taylor is one of the most experienced players at Massagno and has a reputation of one of team's most reliable players.

The third best performed player last round was American Jordan Loveridge (198-F-93) of Lausanne (#8). Loveridge scored 18 points and grabbed twelve rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Lausanne, leading his team to a 95-81 easy win against slightly lower-ranked Massagno (#10, 8-15). The chances of Lausanne ranking at the top of the league, however are very questionable as they have already lost 13 games, recording just nine victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Loveridge could help Lausanne to bring them higher in the standings. Loveridge has a very solid season. In 5 games in Switzerland he scored 16.2ppg.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Jonas Bergstedt (210-C-91) of Massagno - 13 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Warren Niles (196-G-89) of Massagno - 19 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
6. Marco Lehmann (185-SG-93) of Swiss Central - 19 points and 6 rebounds
7. Shane Southwell (201-F/G-92) of Winterthur - 11 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists
8. Jordan Downing (196-G-92) of Winterthur - 22 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists
9. Anton Wilson (196-G-94) of Lausanne - 20 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Pankracije Barac (196-G-81) of Monthey - 19 points, 8 rebounds and 3 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)   




Eric
Williams
Hebraica inks Eric Williams, ex Lugano Tigers - 1 day ago
Defending champion Hebraica Macabi Montevideo (LUB) agreed terms with 33-year old American center Eric Williams (206-128kg-84, college: Wake Forest, agency: Octagon Europe). He played last season at Lugano Tigers in Swiss LNA league. In 27 games he had 11.5ppg, 6.8rpg and 1.7apg. Williams helped them to make it to the semifinals. The most of previous (2015-16) season he spent at MKS Dabrowa Gornicza in Polish TBL where in 28 games he recorded 10.5ppg and 5.1rpg. Williams also spent pre-se...   [read more]

Dusan Katnic
Dusan Katnic (ex MZT Skopje) signs at Monthey - 1 day ago
Defending champion BBC Monthey (LNA) landed 28-year old Serbian point guard Dusan Katnic (193-85kg-89). He played most recently at MZT Skopje in FYR Macedonian Prva Liga. In 6 games he averaged 3.8ppg, 3.3rpg and 1.8apg last season. Katnic also played that season for Dynamic in Serbian KLS where in 16 games he had 6.5ppg, 2.7rpg, 4.9apg and 2.1spg. He won Macedonian League championship title. Among other achievements Katnic received Eurobasket.com All-Balkan League 2nd Team award back in...   [read more]

Brandon
Brown
Pre-season game: 14 september - 4 days ago
BC Boncourt Red Team - Union Neuchatel Basket 80:90 Boncourt: Kozic 4, Brandon Brown 34, Kessler 7, Marc Seylan 20, Danys 11, Savon 2, Williams 2. Neuchatel: Spencer Parker 16, Brian Savoy 14, Tayloe Taylor 17, Jovanovic, Colon 8, Andre Williamson 23, Maruotto 6, Osmonaj, Monteiro 6, Martin. Pully Lausanne Basket - Riviera Lakers 84:70 Pully Lausanne: Bugnon, Tony Brown 15, Top 11, Poli 2, Rothrock, WADE Jonathan 21, Petignat, Asase, Rodriguez 2, Shaquille Cleare 14, Waelti, Tyran De Lat...   [read more]


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