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BBL Standings
 1. Leicester R. 19-2 
 2. Newcastle E. 18-4 
 3. Glasgow Rocks 15-5 
 4. Sheffield S. 13-8 
 5. London Lions 12-9 
 6. Plymouth R. 12-9 
 7. Worcester W. 10-12 
 8. Surrey S. 8-14 
 9. Bristol AF 8-14 
 10. Cheshire P. 4-15 
 11. Leeds Force 4-16 
 12. Manchester G. 4-19 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2017
NBL D1 Standings
 1. Northumbria 17-3 
 2. Reading R. 15-3 
 3. Manchester M. 13-3 
 4. Loughborough 13-6 
 5. Derby T. 12-5 
 6. Solent K. 11-7 
 7. Bradford D. 10-10 
 8. London Lituanica 8-8 
 9. Hemel Storm 8-11 
 10. Leicester W. 6-13 
 11. Lancashire S 5-12 
 12. Essex L. 5-14 
 13. Worthing T. 5-15 
 14. Westminster W. 0-17 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2017
NBL D2 Standings
 1. Team Newcastle U. 16-1 
 2. Kent C. 14-2 
 3. Thames Valley C. 13-3 
 4. London W. 9-7 
 5. Ipswich T. 9-8 
 6. Derbyshire A. 7-9 
 7. London GP 6-9 
 8. Nottingham H. 6-10 
 9. Tees Valley M. 6-10 
 10. Doncaster DE 4-11 
 11. Liverpool 4-12 
 12. Newham N. 2-14 
Last:2/14/2017
NBL D3 Standings
North
 1. Chester 13-2 
 2. Team Birmingham 12-3 
 3. Charnwood R. 11-4 
 4. Stoke-on-Trent K. 9-4 
 5. Worcester W.2 8-6 
 6. Myerscough 8-7 
 7. Birmingham M. 7-8 
 8. Sheffield S. 2 7-9 
 9. Coventry T. 5-10 
 10. Mansfield G. 2-14 
 11. Sefton Stars 0-15 
South
 1. Middlesex LTBC 12-3 
 2. Sussex B. 10-2 
 3. Solent 8-3 
 4. Greenwich T. 8-8 
 5. Cardiff MA 7-7 
 6. Brunel 6-6 
 7. Southwark P. 6-6 
 8. Northants T. 5-8 
 9. Oxford 2-8 
 10. Thames Valley C. 2 0-13 
Last:2/14/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Maurice WALKER
  Worceste.
  (208-F/C-91)
  Avg: 20.6
 1. Walker, Worceste.20.6 
 2. Hassan, London L.19.6 
 3. Fletcher, Newcastl.19.5 
 4. Parks, Newcastl.19.1 
 5. Cosby, Bristol AF18.7 
 6. Sanders, Leeds F.18.6 
 7. Grady, Plymouth R.18.4 
 8. Dixon, Plymouth R.18.0 
 9. Eaves, Cheshire P.17.7 
 10. Nicholas, Plymouth R.17.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maurice WALKER
  Worceste.
  (208-F/C-91)
  Avg: 9.7
 1. Walker, Worceste.9.7 
 2. Marsden, Leeds F.9.2 
 3. Wroblicky, Sheffiel.8.6 
 4. Brown, Cheshire P.8.1 
 5. Hassan, London L.8.0 
 6. Defoe, Newcastl.7.7 
 7. Rollins, Surrey S.7.7 
 8. King, Leicester R.7.6 
 9. Nicholas, Plymouth R.7.5 
 10. Edozie, Bristol AF7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Rahmon FLETCHER
  Newcastl.
  (177-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Fletcher, Newcastl.6.5 
 2. Taylor, London L.6.5 
 3. Klassen, Worceste.6.3 
 4. Wilcher, Cheshire P.6.0 
 5. Clark, Leicester R.6.0 
 6. Carter, Plymouth.5.9 
 7. Davis, Sheffield S.5.6 
 8. Sandoval, Leeds F.5.0 
 9. Ali, Bristol AF4.8 
 10. Watson, Glasgow .4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Zaire TAYLOR
  London L.
  (193-G-86)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Taylor, London L.2.3 
 2. Carter, Plymouth.2.3 
 3. Sandoval, Leeds F.2.3 
 4. Bernardini, Leiceste.2.0 
 5. Ali, Bristol AF2.0 
 6. Nicholas, Plymouth R.2.0 
 7. Neighbour, Surrey S.1.9 
 8. Huffor, Worceste.1.8 
 9. Defoe, Newcastl.1.7 
 10. Jackman, Newcastl.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Shaheed DAVIS
  Sheffield S.
  (206-F-94)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Davis, Sheffield S.1.5 
 2. Achara, Glasgow .1.5 
 3. Webster, Manchest.1.4 
 4. May-Thompson, Cheshire.1.3 
 5. Grady, Plymouth R.1.0 
 6. Thomas, Glasgow .0.8 
 7. McWhorter, Worceste.0.8 
 8. Smith, Bristol AF0.8 
 9. Ochereobia, Surrey S.0.7 
 10. Allen-Jordan, Cheshire.0.7 

British Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 23 (Regular Season)

Glasgow Rock 67% Feb.26 Plymouth R.
Manchester G 56% Feb.26 Leeds Force
Surrey S. 52% Feb.25 Worcester W
Bristol AF Feb.25 London Lions 63%
Leicester R 67% Feb.25 Newcastle E
Next Round Schedule

Round 20 (Regular Season)

Loughborough 53% Feb.25 Northumbria
Derby T. 72% Feb.25 London Litua
Lancashire S 50% Feb.25 Hemel Storm
Worthing T. Feb.25 Manchester M 87%
Essex L. 75% Feb.25 Westminster
Leicester W Feb.25 Reading R. 84%
Solent K. 71% Feb.25 Bradford D.
Maccabi's David Blatt Recommended TLV Assistant for GB Coaching Job - Jan 22, 2013


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David Blatt
Ahead of its local challenge against Maccabi Rishon LeZion later tonight, Maccabi Tel Aviv's head coach David Blatt (Agency: Beo Basket) filed a letter of recommendation to Great Britain's basketball search committee suggesting his assistant Guy Goodes (Agency: Avi Zilberman) for their national team head coaching position.

Blatt, one of Europe's prolific coaches and elite basketball minds, who managed to resurrect the broken image of Israel's powerhouse organization and reshape its intimidating form, believes Goodes is worthy of filling in for longtime coach Chris Finch, who joined the Houston Rockets' coaching staff.

"Guy (Goodes) and I have worked closely together over the last three years (for Maccabi) and we've had a lot of success and he's been a very big part of it," Blatt told Eurobasket during a sit-down interview in his office at Nokia Arena, adding, " (Goodes) has a keen basketball mind. He's been a head coach for several years, he functions in Maccabi as an associate head coach more than an assistant, and he's a person who I can leave my team in his hands because there will be no fall off."

Goodes, 42, played point guard with duel British and Israeli passports. Yet multiple NBA coaches have also sent in applications for the position, which is set to participate in the upcoming 2013 European Championship games in Slovenia.

Prior to Blatt's remarkable Bronze medal campaign with the Russian national team during the 2012 London Olympics, the Princeton graduate competed against the Brits in a number of pre-Olympic exhibition games, allowing him to become familiar with its personnel.

"I know the British national-team program because we've played against them a number of times this past summer and I had the chance to meet the people on board, so when they made it known to me through their search committee that they were looking for a coach, I recommended Guy Goodes because I strongly believe in him and know what great possibilities he presents as a national team coach," the 53-year-old Massachusetts native said.

Towards the end of 2012, it became apparent that British basketball suffered an overwhelming blow after losing all of its funding from UK Sport in the wake of last summer's Olympics failure. Despite featuring current NBA players Luol Deng (Chicago Bulls) and Joel Freeland (Portland Trail Blazers), the British dropped four of their five Olympic games.

Still, Blatt is certain that the chase for GB's head coaching position is very high.

"National teams are very attractive jobs for coaches and certainly the British national team because of the directions which they're trying to take programs in and the fact that it's a English speaking country which makes the adjusting process easy. I know they are looking at a number of different candidates which is natural -- but from my perspective -- I put Guy out there because I believe he will do a great job."

After a stellar playing career, Goodes' coaching career began in 2004 as an interim coach for Israel's Maccabi Rishon Lezion, who eventually hired him for the remainder of the season and the following one, in which Goodes led the organization to the Israeli league Final Four. He then worked for two seasons as an assistant coach for European power Maccabi Tel Aviv and two seasons as a head coach for Hapoel Jerusalem.

In 2010, Goodes returned to familiar grounds signing a two-year deal with Tel Aviv as an assistant coach. Throughout his time on the sidelines, he earned seven championships and won three state cups.   




Matthew
Bryan-Amaning
Matthew Bryan-Amaning's 36 points make him top British player abroad of the week - 1 day ago
We bring you last week's top performances from British players who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an international forward Matthew Bryan-Amaning (205-88). He led Fukuoka Rizing to a victory over the sixth-ranked Tokyo Cinq Reves in the Japanese B League D3 in Sunday night's game.    [read more]

Myles Hesson
Myles Hesson and Devon Van Oostrum Suffer Season-Ending Injuries - 2 days ago
Myles Hesson (198-F-90) and Devon Van Oostrum (190-G-93, agency: Octagon Europe) both face long spells on the sidelines after sustaining season-ending injuries. Both players took to social media to make their announcements which will come as a double blow to GB ahead of this summer's EuroBasket tournament. Hesson was having another strong season in France - with a Pro-A career-high 29 points last month - and averaged 12.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per game on the season. The forward had als...   [read more]

Duane Morgan
Manchester Magic retain National Trophy title as Team Newcastle University clasp Cup & Sussex Bears seal Shield success - 3 days ago
Manchester Magic maintained their spell over London Lituanica for a second weekend in succession to defend their National Trophy crown with an authoritative 81-53 victory at Hertfordshire Sports Village on Sunday. Having defeated their opponents 74-61 in Division One of the National Basketball League a week ago, it was simply a case of different day, same story as Manchester achieved a swift double in league and cup over the club from the capital. A game-high 19 points and five rebounds w...   [read more]


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