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BBL Standings
 1. Leicester R. 27-6 
 2. Newcastle E. 23-10 
 3. Glasgow Rocks 21-12 
 4. Sheffield S. 20-13 
 5. Worcester W. 20-13 
 6. London Lions 18-15 
 7. Bristol AF 16-17 
 8. Surrey S. 15-18 
 9. Plymouth R. 14-19 
 10. Cheshire P. 11-22 
 11. Leeds Force 8-26 
 12. Manchester G. 5-28 
Full Standings
Last:4/26/2017
NBL D1 Standings
 1. Northumbria 23-3 
 2. Manchester M. 21-5 
 3. Reading R. 20-6 
 4. Derby T. 16-10 
 5. Loughborough 15-11 
 6. Solent K. 15-11 
 7. Bradford D. 14-12 
 8. Hemel Storm 13-13 
 9. Leicester W. 11-15 
 10. London Lituanica 11-15 
 11. Lancashire S 7-19 
 12. Worthing T. 7-19 
 13. Essex L. 6-20 
 14. Westminster W. 2-24 
Last:3/29/2017
NBL D2 Standings
 1. Kent C. 19-3 
 2. Team Newcastle U. 19-3 
 3. Thames Valley C. 18-4 
 4. Ipswich T. 12-10 
 5. London W. 11-11 
 6. Nottingham H. 10-12 
 7. Tees Valley M. 9-13 
 8. Derbyshire A. 8-14 
 9. London GP 8-14 
 10. Liverpool 7-15 
 11. Doncaster DE 6-16 
 12. Newham N. 5-17 
Last:3/29/2017
NBL D3 Standings
North
 1. Team Birmingham 17-3 
 2. Charnwood R. 16-4 
 3. Chester 16-4 
 4. Stoke-on-Trent K. 14-5 
 5. Birmingham M. 11-9 
 6. Myerscough 9-11 
 7. Worcester W.2 9-11 
 8. Sheffield S. 2 8-12 
 9. Coventry T. 7-13 
 10. Mansfield G. 2-18 
 11. Sefton Stars 0-19 
South
 1. Middlesex LTBC 15-3 
 2. Sussex B. 13-5 
 3. Solent 12-5 
 4. Brunel 11-7 
 5. Cardiff MA 10-8 
 6. Southwark P. 9-8 
 7. Greenwich T. 8-10 
 8. Northants T. 5-13 
 9. Oxford 5-13 
 10. Thames Valley C. 2 1-17 
Last:3/29/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Mike DINUNNO
  Cheshire.
  (180-PG-90)
  Avg: 21
 1. DiNunno, Cheshire.21.0 
 2. Fletcher, Newcastl.20.8 
 3. Hassan, London L.19.3 
 4. Sanders, Leeds F.19.3 
 5. Dixon, Plymouth R.18.9 
 6. Brown, Cheshire P.18.3 
 7. Grady, Plymouth R.18.2 
 8. Parks, Newcastl.17.8 
 9. Walker, Worceste.17.6 
 10. Cosby, Bristol AF17.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maurice WALKER
  Worceste.
  (208-F/C-91)
  Avg: 9
 1. Walker, Worceste.9.0 
 2. Wroblicky, Sheffiel.8.8 
 3. Hassan, London L.8.5 
 4. Marsden, Leeds F.8.3 
 5. Brown, Cheshire P.8.1 
 6. Williams, Surrey S.8.0 
 7. Achara, Glasgow .7.9 
 8. Rollins, Surrey S.7.7 
 9. Grady, Plymouth R.7.7 
 10. King, Leicester R.7.6 
Assists Per Game
 Rahmon FLETCHER
  Newcastl.
  (177-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Fletcher, Newcastl.6.7 
 2. Taylor, London L.6.3 
 3. Klassen, Worceste.6.1 
 4. Wilcher, Cheshire P.6.0 
 5. Davis, Sheffield S.5.6 
 6. Ali, Bristol AF5.6 
 7. Clark, Leicester R.5.6 
 8. Carter, Plymouth.5.3 
 9. DiNunno, Cheshire.5.2 
 10. Sandoval, Leeds F.4.9 
Steals Per Game
 Mike DINUNNO
  Cheshire.
  (180-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. DiNunno, Cheshire.2.9 
 2. Carter, Plymouth.2.1 
 3. Taylor, London L.2.1 
 4. Ali, Bristol AF2.1 
 5. Nicholas, Plymouth R.2.1 
 6. Bernardini, Leiceste.1.9 
 7. Anderson, Cheshire.1.9 
 8. Neighbour, Surrey S.1.9 
 9. Sandoval, Leeds F.1.9 
 10. Huffor, Worceste.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Kieron ACHARA
  Glasgow .
  (208-F/C-83)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Achara, Glasgow .1.8 
 2. May-Thompson, Cheshire.1.5 
 3. Webster, Manchest.1.4 
 4. Martin, Newcastl.1.0 
 5. Dixon, Plymouth R.0.9 
 6. Grady, Plymouth R.0.9 
 7. Thomas, Glasgow .0.9 
 8. Smith, Bristol AF0.9 
 9. Allen-Jordan, Cheshire.0.9 
 10. Setty, Worceste.0.8 

Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Leicester R 63% May.4 London Lions
Newcastle E 67% May.4 Worcester W
Contern Bring The Love To Luxembourg - Jun 22, 2016


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JEFF KING
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Gavin Love
Ex-Plymouth Raiders Head Coach Gavin Love has landed a great opportunity in Luxembourg for the coming season having been appointed Head Coach at AB Contern. Love who coached The Raiders for three seasons in The BBL after nine years as a player is looking forward to the challenge.

'Last year I was coaching in Munich as Head Coach of the new DBA academy. It was a new project that I was helping to get off the ground and I was over there a number of times to recruit and run the camps.'

'It was a great place and the people were good to me but unfortunately the project had been delayed so I had to look for opportunities elsewhere. My agent contacted me and I spoke with the GM of Contern who was very professional and we had the deal completed quickly.'

Contern's Vice President, Francis Rollinger talked about what Love can bring to his Club and what they are hoping to achieve.

'We called Gavin Love to come to Luxembourg to follow our goals and to built a young strong team for the future, furthermore Gavin is responsible for the Espoir (U21) and Cadets (U18) teams to bring up as much players as possible into the men team and to make our players better every day.'

'AB Contern is one of the biggest basketball and sports club in Luxembourg, the men team won 4 championships and 3 cups, and the team is playing since 20 years in the first division, the Total League.'

'AB Contern is known for good youth players, and we looking forward to rebuilt another good team for the future. Our goals are to include young players from the club helping the men team to be again one of the best clubs in Luxembourg.'

'Contern is a small village with 1500 habitants, 450 of which who are involved in the club, coming from 15 different communes and 40 villages. Contern has the nicest gym in the country, is a very popular and traditional club, who is investing in the men and women team as well, followed by a big youth department.'

Clearly Love is going in to a situation where a lot is expected of him and the goals are high. But that will not faze a coach who's willing to take risks and has already had a successful and experience coaching in Europe with Denmark's Copenhagen Wolfpack.

' knew some players that had played in the Total League before and had good things to say about the level of the league, Contern and the country itself.'

'I will be arriving in Luxembourg early August for a six week pre-season, I have seen the facilities and they are very impressive, I believe Contern have the biggest arena in the league which holds around 2500 spectators. Contern has great support from the local community and sponsors together with having an outstanding reputation.'

Love himself has a pretty good reputation and is highly thought of as a coach. His previous GM at Copenhagen Tommy Nielsen had this to say about him.

'Gavin Love is a Players Coach, his mindset is set on winning by every means and that sets a impacts on players being poised for every game. His playing style is offensive minded and very spectator friendly.'

'He is well in communicating and appearance and goes well with sponsors and media. He fits an organization who is settle to win Championships . His flair for recruitment, quality network and roster arrangement can be used with success.'

Nice words and a good assessment of what Love hopes to bring to AB Contern and he advises that recruitment has already begun.

'A majority of the team has returned from last year which will give us a good level of continuity. We have signed Dylan Talley (196-G-89, college: Nebraska, agency: Octagon Europe) who has played in both the German BBL and Pro A. Dylan is a versatile guard who will to be a good addition to the team.'

'We also have a number of young players in the squad who will be looking to take that step to the next level. We are looking for a forward who will be the final import player to complete the roster.'

One of the obvious things that Love will do is look at the differences between The Total league and The BBL back in the UK although it's not something that he's in a position to judge just yet.

'I wouldn't be able to make any comparison to any league until the season begins. The first obvious thing that stands out is there are less import players and Bosmans than the BBL. The second is the genuine passion for developing the young talent which can only be a good thing for Luxembourg basketball.'

'My goals for the season is to enhance the team in all areas whilst maximising the potential of every player on the roster together with reaching the top six and the play-offs.'

It's going to be an interesting year for AB Contern and Gavin Love but one which should be an exciting one and an educational one for both parties. Certainly for Love it's another step forward and addition to an ever growing career CV.
  




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