EUROBASKET NEWS REPORT - 5/27/2012 1:04:01 AMCopyright © 1997-2012 Eurobasket
|Standings - SBL
Regular Season: Round 11
May. 26: Goldfield G. - Stirling S. 98-96
May. 26: Perry Lakes H. - Willetton T. 95-90
May. 25: Lakeside L. - Wanneroo W. 90-93
May. 26: Geraldton B. - Mandurah M. 81-82
May. 26: SW Slammers - Cockburn C. 74-84
May. 26: Wanneroo W. - Rockingham F. 133-97
May. 25: East Perth E. - Perry Lakes H. 126-87
May. 26: Kalamunda E.S. - Perth R. 103-106
Regular Season: Round 12
Jun. 1: Lakeside L. - East Perth E.
Jun. 1: Mandurah M. - Willetton T.
Jun. 1: Perry Lakes H. - Stirling S.
Jun. 2: Cockburn C. - Goldfield G.
Jun. 2: Willetton T. - Geraldton B.
Jun. 2: Perth R. - SW Slammers
Jun. 2: Rockingham F. - Lakeside L.
Jun. 2: Stirling S. - Kalamunda E.S.
Jun. 3: Wanneroo W. - Geraldton B.
Jun. 3: Kalamunda E.S. - Goldfield G.
|Aleksandr Rindin finished the season abroad
- by Eurobasket News
Aleksandr Rindin (225-C-85, agency: Interperformances) finished the season abroad as his Universitet-Yugra was second in Russian SuperLeague. The Azerbaijani averaged 5.1 points per game and tasted silver with his team. Ural meanwhile wins Superleague title tonight. The team overcame Universitet-Yugra 55:54 and won the Final series 2-1.
The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 17-15 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Ural Ekaterinburg made 20-of-25 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Ural Ekaterinburg outrebounded Universitet-Yugra 45-28 including a 17-5 advantage in defensive rebounds. 27 personal fouls committed by Universitet-Yugra helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for Semen Shashkov who saved his team from a defeat with 22 points and 9 rebounds. Dmitri Nikolaev (200-83) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. Linas Lekavicius answered with 11 points and 9 rebounds and forward Denis Hloponin added 10 points in the effort for Universitet-Yugra. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game.
In Game 1 Ural grabbed 74:72 victory but then fell short in Surgut. In Game 2 Univ.Surgut celebrated a 72:65 win to tie the records at 1-1.
Last season Aleksandr Rindin started for PGE Turow Zgorzelec (Poland-PLK), but in Jan.'11 moved to Genc Telekom (Turkey-TB2L) and in 13 games averaged 3.3ppg, 2.5rpg, 1.1bpg.
|Standings - NBL
Regular Season: Round 8
May. 26: Hebei - Changan Group 91-104
May. 26: Guangzhou FM - Heilongjiang 90-80
May. 26: Sichuan - Jiangsu 88-89
May. 26: Hong Kong - Guangzhou L. 77-80
May. 26: Nanjin Army - Henan Jiyuan 101-84
Regular Season: Round 9
May. 29: Jiangsu - Nanjin Army
May. 29: Guangzhou L. - Henan Jiyuan
May. 29: Sichuan - Hebei
May. 29: Hong Kong - Guangzhou FM
May. 29: Heilongjiang - Changan Group
|Stats Leaders - A1
|Stats Leaders - NBL
|Stats Leaders - ProA
|Stats Leaders - ProB
|Stats Leaders - N1
Regular Season: Round 9
May. 25: Vancouver V. - Portland C. 150-138
May. 25: Bellingham S. - Olympia R. 145-94
May. 25: Edmonton E. - S. Soldiers 142-72
May. 24: Olympia R. - Portland C. 101-136
Regular Season: Round 10
May. 26: Edmonton E. - S. Soldiers
May. 26: Vancouver V. - Nippon T.
May. 28: Bellingham S. - Nippon T.
|Stats Leaders - SerieA
|Stats Leaders - Lega2
|CIBACOPA Stats Leaders
|Standings - PBA Fiesta Conference
Regular Season: Round 4
Regular Season: Round 5
May. 27: Alaska Aces - Barako Bull
May. 27: B-Meg Llam. - Ginebra Kings
|PBA Stats Leaders
|Maciej Lampe's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Poles playing currently abroad
- by Eurobasket Center
We bring you last week's top performances from Poles who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.
Other top Polish players, who play abroad:
David Logan (184-G-82) plays for Panathinaikos in Greek A1
Marcin Gortat (213-C-84) plays for Phoenix Suns in the NBA
Jakub Parzenski (212-F/C-91) plays for CS Bologna in Italian SerieA
Chris Thomas (186-PG-82) plays for Galil Gilboa in Israeli Premier League
Gal Mekel (192-PG-88) plays for Benetton Treviso in Italian SerieA
Bradd Wierzbicki (191-G-85) plays for Jelson Homes DMU Leicester City Riders in British BBL
Sandro Listwon (202-F/C-93) plays for Banca Tercas in Italian SerieA
Jakub Wojciechowski (213-C/F-90) plays for Enel Brindisi in Italian Lega2
Daniel Swindowsky (202-C-72) plays for Phoenix Hagen in German BBL
Notice: The list above includes only some of the Polish playing currently abroad. Go to Polish Abroad Page to see completed list.
|Carlos Arroyo selected the top Puerto Rican playing abroad in last week's games
- by Eurobasket Center
We bring you last week's top performances from Puerto Ricans who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.
Other top Puerto Rican players, who play abroad:
Alfred Lee (185-G-56) plays for Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA
Renaldo Balkman (201-F-84) plays for New York Knicks in the NBA
Jose Juan Barea (181-PG-84) plays for Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA
TreVon Hughes (183-PG-87) plays for Pieno Zvaigzdes in Lithuanian LKL
Darnell Hinson (186-PG-80) plays for Energa Czarni in Polish PLK
Denis Clemente (185-PG-86) plays for Nitra in Slovakian Extraliga
Angel Caballero (192-G-70) plays for Palencia Baloncesto in Spanish LEB Gold
Emanuel Ubilla (188-G-86) plays for Inter Bratislava in Czech Republic NBL
Angel Garcia (209-C/F-88) plays for CB Granada in Spanish LEB Gold
Notice: The list above includes only some of the Puerto Rican playing currently abroad. Go to Puerto Rican Abroad Page to see completed list.
|All-Romanian League 1st Team 2012|
|Stats Leaders - Superleague B
|Boniface Ndong selected the top Senegalese players playing abroad in last week's games
- by Eurobasket Center
We bring you last week's top performances from Senegalese players who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.
#9. International guard Pape Faye (194-87) couldn't help Yokohama BC (31-21) in their game against Hamamatsu Phoenix (37-15) in the Japanese BJ League. Faye recorded 6 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in only 9 minutes. Yokohama BC (#2) lost 78-87 in Mikawa to the leading Hamamatsu Phoenix in the Eastern group. Faye has averaged so far 5.4ppg and 5.1rpg in the 54 games. Despite he played previously for the French national team, Faye is currently in the Senegalese national team roster.
#11. Former international power forward Amadou Gacko (203-81) contributed to a 3-point Orchesien BC's victory against the eighth-ranked Sorgues 82-79 in the French NM1 (third division) last Saturday. Gacko recorded 8 points in 17 minutes. He has averaged so far 5.8ppg and 4.0rpg in the 36 games. Despite Gacko played previously for the French national team, he is currently in the Senegalese national team roster.
#12. Former international forward Papa Beye (202-90) couldn't help Chalons-Reims in their game against Bordeaux in the French ProB (second division). Beye cannot count Tuesday's game as one of the best ones. He recorded only 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. His team was defeated 79-71. Beye has averaged so far 3.1ppg and 2.0rpg. He used to play for the Senegalese national team back in 2010.
#13. Former international swingman Mouhamadou M'Bodji (193-81) is a teammate of previously mentioned Abdoulaye N'Diaye and both played together in the last French NM1 game. M'Bodji couldn't help Souffelweyersheim in their game against Blois. He cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. M'Bodji recorded only 2 points in 12 minutes. His team lost 64-77. He has averaged so far 4.6ppg, 1.7rpg and 1.8apg in the 26 games. M'Bodji used to play for the Senegalese national team two years ago.
|Nenad Krstic selected the top Serbian playing abroad in last week's games
- by Eurobasket Center
We bring you last week's top performances from Serbians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.
#11. Former U20 international guard Aleksandar Vlahovic (190-90) was the main contributor in an overtime Ploiesti's victory against the eighth-ranked Timisoara 80-78 in the Romanian Division A last Thursday. He was the best player in that game. Vlahovic recorded 24 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 45 minutes. Vlahovic averaged so far 13.3ppg, 3.1rpg, 5.2apg and 1.5spg in the 35 games. Despite he played previously for the Montenegrin national team, Vlahovic is currently in the Serbian U20 national team roster.
#12. Former international power forward Zoran Erceg (210-85) helped Besiktas win their game against the league leader Galatasaray 84-73 in a derby game in the Turkish TBL on Tuesday night. He recorded 12 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Erceg averaged so far 14.2ppg, 4.5rpg and 1.2apg. Despite he played previously for the Montenegrin national team, Erceg is currently in the Serbian national team roster.
#13. An experienced former international forward Stevan Nadjfeji (202-79, agency: FCM) helped Panionios win their game against the closely-ranked Kolossos 88-71 in the Greek A1 in Saturday night's game. He was the top player that evening. Nadjfeji scored 15 points and added 4 passes in a mere 18 minutes. Nadjfeji has averaged so far 7.9ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.2apg in the 34 games. Despite he played previously for the Montenegrin national team, Nadjfeji is currently in the Serbian national team roster.
#14. Former international forward Predrag Suput (200-77, another player represented by Beo Basket) helped Brose Baskets win their game against the closely-ranked Artland Dragons crushing them 103-70 in the German BBL last Saturday. He recorded 11 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks. Suput has averaged so far 8.1ppg, 2.9rpg and 1.8apg. Despite he played previously for the Montenegrin national team, Suput is currently in the Serbian national team roster.
#15. Former international guard Dusan Djordjevic (195-83, another player represented by Beo Basket) helped Base Oostende win their game against the fifth-ranked Belfius Mons-Hainaut crushing them 92-67 in the Belgian Ethias League on Monday night. He recorded 17 points and had 3 steals (made all of his six free throws) in 32 minutes. Djordjevic is ranked second on the list of the best passers in the league with 3.5apg. This year his other stats are: 9.2ppg, 3.2rpg and 1.1spg in the 31 games. Despite Djordjevic played previously for the Montenegrin national team, he is currently in the Serbian national team roster.
|All-Slovenian League 1st Team 2012|
|Erazem Lorbek selected the top Slovenian playing abroad in last week's games
- by Eurobasket Center
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Slovenians who are currently playing abroad.
Other top Slovenian players, who play abroad:
Sasha Vujacic (200-G-84) plays for Anadolu Efes in Turkish TBL
Bostjan Nachbar (207-F-80) plays for Unics Kazan in Russian PBL
Emir Preldzic (205-F-87) plays for Fenerbahce Ulker in Turkish TBL
Gasper Vidmar (211-C/F-87) plays for Fenerbahce Ulker in Turkish TBL
Goran Dragic (194-PG-86) plays for Houston Rockets in the NBA
Beno Udrih (194-PG-82) plays for Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA
Vlado Ilievski (189-PG-80) plays for Lokomotiv in Russian PBL
Vladimir Boisa (209-C/F-81) plays for Panionios in Greek A1
Matjaz Smodis (205-F-79) plays for Cedevita in Croatian A1
Hasan Rizvic (212-C-84) plays for Buducnost in Montenegrin 1A
Notice: The list above includes only some of the Slovenian playing currently abroad. Go to Slovenian Abroad Page to see completed list.
|SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS|
|Stats Leaders - ACB
Regular Season: Round 13
Regular Season: Round 15
Jun. 1: Queen City E. - Cary Invasion
Jun. 1: Wilmington SD - PT Players
|Stats Leaders - D1
|Standings - Metropolitan League
Regular Season: Round 3
May. 25: Yale - Marne 77-89
May. 25: Verdirrojo - Goes 73-84
May. 26: Capitol - Atenas
May. 26: Romis N. - Urunday Univ.
May. 26: Guruyu Waston - Larranaga