EUROBASKET NEWS REPORT - 6/1/2013 4:04:01 AMCopyright © 1997-2013 Eurobasket
Regular Season: Round 17
May. 31: Dolphins - Saints
Jun. 1: Flames - Spartans
Jun. 1: Flames - Warriors
Jun. 1: Bullets - BDF V
|Stats Leaders - ProA
|Stats Leaders - A1
|A Division Stats Leaders
|Irish U18 National Team 2013|
|Aidan Quinn||187-G-95||Belfast Star|
|Conor Quinn||187-G-95||Belfast Star|
|Mark Ryan||191-C-95||UCD Marian|
|Oscar Moran||Tolka Rovers|
|Greg Petrovic||Head Coach|
|Stats Leaders - SerieA
|Stats Leaders - Lega2
Regular Season: Round 10
May. 30: Monteregie - Seigneurs 71-70
Jun. 1: Page-Dynamo - Monteregie
Jun. 1: Royal - Jaguars
Jun. 2: Page-Dynamo - Revolution
Jun. 2: Royal - Seigneurs
|Michailis Anisimovas and Dainius Salenga win the title abroad
- by Eurobasket News
Michailis Anisimovas and Dainius Salenga win the title abroad with Budivelnyk in Ukraine as the latter became the new Superleague champions! They overcame Azovmash 82:70 in the seventh decisive game of the title series in Kyiv tonight. Leo Lyons posted 27 points and 6 boards to lead the hosts to the trophy.
Budivelnyk set the tone early in the game. The hosts poured in 28 points in the first ten minutes to gain a 9-point lead. Budivelnyk stayed red hot throughout the second frame. The hosts fired 30 points in the next ten minutes to arrive at halftime up by 19 points 58:39. Azovmash finally added aggressiveness to their defence in the third term. The Mariupol team slowed the home team down in the quarter. Azovmash cut the deficit at 16-point mark at the final break. Miroslav Raduljica and Lynn Greer gave Azovmash a spark of hope cutting the deficit to 11 points with under three minutes left in regulation. But Malcolm Delaney and Leo Lyons came up with timely baskets for Budivelnyk and the hosts ran away with the victory. Malcolm Delaney finished with 19 points, 6 assists and 4 boards, while Michailis Anisimovas added 14 points for the winners. Lynn Greer responded with 31 points for Azovmash. Miroslav Raduljica chipped in 20 points in the loss.
Michailis Anisimovas averaged 10.3 points per game this season. Dainius Salenga showed 8.2 points per game.
|Bojan Dubljevic selected the top Montenegrin playing abroad in last week's games
- by Eurobasket Center
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Montenegrins who are currently playing abroad.
The list of other players, who all have Montenegrin passport but never been selected to any of Montenegrin national teams:
#1. Nikola Mirotic (207-F/C-91, currently plays in Spain) led Real Madrid to a victory over the fifth-ranked CAI Zaragoza (21-13) 84-76 in the Spanish ACB in Thursday night's game. He was MVP of the game. Mirotic had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 11 rebounds in 27 minutes. Real Madrid (30-4) is placed first in the ACB. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Mirotic has relatively good stats this year: 12.5ppg and 5.8rpg in the 36 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Montenegrin and Spanish. Despite Mirotic's Montenegrin passport, he previously played for the Spanish U20 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Montenegrin team.
#2. Stevan Milosevic (211-C-85, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Georgia), who plays in the Georgian Superleague could not help Olimpi (17-3) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his very good performance the league leader Olimpi was defeated 86-80 in a derby game by the second-ranked MIA. Milosevic was the top scorer with 25 points. He also added 7 rebounds and dished 4 assists (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). Milosevic is currently first on the list of best rebounders and also on the list of best blockers (fourth place). He has very reliable stats this season: 14.1ppg, 12.0rpg, 1.8apg and 1.4bpg.
#3. Dusan Djordjevic (195-G-83, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in Belgium) was the major contributor in a Base Oostende's victory against the closely-ranked Okapi Aalstar (17-11) 84-78 in the Belgian Ethias League last Thursday. Djordjevic scored 19 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished 6 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) in 33 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Telenet Oostende (20-8) is placed first in the Ethias League. Djordjevic belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #4 with 4.0apg. This year he also averages: 9.1ppg and 3.1rpg in the 31 games. Djordjevic is another player who holds two passports: Serbian and Montenegrin.
#4. Milos Komatina (205-F/C-84, currently plays in Bosnia) was the main contributor in Igokea's victory against the second-ranked HKK Siroki WWin (9-1) 62-47 in the Bosnia and Herzegovina Division I in Tuesday night's game. Komatina was the top player that evening. He scored 14 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in a mere 18 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Places 1-6. BC Igokea Aleksandrovac (9-1) is placed first. It was his team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. This year Komatina's overall stats are: 6.2ppg and 3.4rpg in the 11 games.
#5. Experienced Branko Cuic (197-G-78, currently plays in Romania), who plays in the Romanian Liga Nationala was not able to help Targu Mures (23-7) in their last game. Despite Cuic's very good performance the league leader Targu Mures lost 79-89 on the road to the lower-ranked (#3) Ploiesti. He was the second best scorer with 15 points. Cuic also added 3 passes in 36 minutes. Cuic belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #4 with 5.4apg. This year he also averages: 14.4ppg and 6.8rpg in the 41 games.
#6. Bojan Subotic (203-F-90, currently plays in Serbia) managed to help Crvena Zvezda Telekom Beograd to win against the 14th-ranked Vojvodina 74-61 in the Serbian A League on Saturday night. Subotic scored 5 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. His overall stats this season are: 5.1ppg and 2.7rpg.
#7. Radomir Marojevic (207-C-81, currently plays in Serbia) faced previously mentioned Bojan Subotic in the Serbian A League last game. Marojevic, who plays in the Serbian A League was not able to secure a victory for Vojvodina (8-6) in their last game. Despite his good performance Vojvodina (#4) lost 61-74 at home to the second-ranked Zvezda in the Superliga group. Marojevic was the second best scorer with 11 points. He also added 4 rebounds in only a mere 13 minutes. This year Marojevic's total stats are: 9.6ppg and 3.2rpg in the 42 games.
#8. Miljan Pavkovic (178-G-81, also represented by Beo Basket, currently plays in Czech Republic) contributed to an easy victory against the second-ranked BK Prostejov crushing them 108-51 in the Czech Republic NBL last Saturday. He recorded only 2 points and added 10 assists in 15 minutes. This year Pavkovic's total stats are: 4.0ppg, 1.9rpg and 3.6apg in the 38 games.
#9. Petar Despotovic (194-G-88, agency: Alti Sport, currently plays in Serbia) couldn't help Konstantin in their game against Metalac in the Serbian A League. He scored 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. His team was badly defeated by 17 points 69-52. Despotovic's total stats this season are: 8.3ppg, 3.3rpg, 2.9apg and 1.2spg. He has both Montenegrin and Serbian nationalities. Despite Despotovic's Montenegrin passport, he previously played for the Serbian university national team and probably cannot be called to the Montenegrin team.
#10. Damjan Kandic (208-F-84, currently plays in Romania) is a teammate of previously mentioned Branko Cuic. But that was another game of his team in Romanian Liga Nationala which we would like to mention. Kandic contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Ploiesti crushing them 90-63. He scored only 3 points. Kandic's total stats this season are: 5.6ppg and 3.7rpg.
Regular Season: Round 7
May. 30: Waikato P. - OceanaGold N. 80-97
May. 31: Hub Jets - Nelson G. 77-89
May. 28: Wellington S. - OceanaGold N. 102-93
Jun. 1: HBS Bank Hawks - Wellington S.
Jun. 2: Super City R. - Nelson G.
|Alade Aminu selected the top Nigerian playing abroad in last week's games
- by Eurobasket Center
We bring you last week's top performances from Nigerians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.
The list of other players, who all have Nigerian passport but never been selected to any of Nigerian national teams:
#1. Gani Lawal (205-C/F-88, agency: Three Eye Sports, college: Georgia Tech, currently plays in Italy), who plays in the Italian SerieA could not help Lottomatica Roma (20-10) in their last game on Friday. Despite Lawal's very good performance Lottomatica Roma was defeated 81-73 on the road by the lower-ranked Cantu (#7). He was the second best scorer with 20 points. Lawal also added 7 rebounds. It's Lawal's first season with the team. Lawal is currently second on the league's list of best rebounders and also on the list of best blockers (third place). He has very reliable stats this season: 13.4ppg, 8.4rpg and 1.5bpg. Lawal has a dual citizenship: Nigerian and American.
#2. Oritseweyinmi Efejuku (196-G-86, college: Providence, currently plays in Puerto Rico), who plays in the Puerto Rican BSN was not able to help Indios (15-11) in their last game on Friday. Despite his very good performance Indios was defeated 95-91 in Guaynabo by the lower-ranked Mets (#6). Efejuku was the top scorer with 17 points. He also added 4 rebounds and 5 assists. Efejuku has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 15.8ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.1apg. Efejuku is another player who holds two passports: Nigerian and Jamaican.
#3. Experienced Uche Nsonwu-Amadi (208-F/C-78, agency: Beo Basket, college: Wyoming, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (18-12) in their game against Strasbourg IG (18-12) in the French ProA. Nsonwu-Amadi scored only 4 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket was crushed 73-52 in Strasbourg by the second-ranked Strasbourg IG. Nsonwu-Amadi's stats this season are: 10.2ppg, 5.8rpg and 1.4apg.
#4. Ndudi Ebi (206-F-84, agency: Higher Vision Sports, currently plays in Puerto Rico) contributed to Vaqueros' victory against the closely-ranked Brujos (11-14) 77-68 in the Puerto Rican BSN in Friday night's game. Ebi recorded 10 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 31 minutes. Vaqueros de Bayamon (8-19) is located at the very bottom in the BSN. Ebi averaged so far 10.7ppg, 6.2rpg and 1.1apg in the nine games he played so far.
|DBE Stats Leaders
|Stats Leaders - 1A
|Stats Leaders - ACB
|Stats Leaders - LEB Gold
Regular Season: Round 10
May. 31: PT Players - Queen City E. 131-114
Jun. 1: Big Texas - Wilmington SD
Jun. 1: Carolina G. - PT Players
Jun. 2: Big Texas - Fayetteville C.
Jun. 2: Cary Invasion - Greensboro C.
Jun. 2: Hub City L. - Queen City E.
|Stats Leaders - D1
|Stats Leaders - Men
|VTB UNITED LEAGUE|
|Icelandic National Team 2013|
|Sara Run Hinriksdottir||165-F-96||Keflavik|
|Helena Sverrisdottir||185-F/G-88||Good Angels|
|Maria Ben Erlingsdottir||187-C-88||Saint Gratien|
|Sverrir Sverrisson||Head Coach||Grindavik|
|Anna Kiriyenko||190-C-93||Sozh Gomel|
|Nataliia Sergeieva||180-F-94||Tavriyska Zivka|
|Oleg Riban||Head Coach|
Regular Season: Round 3
May. 31: Chicago S. - Connecticut S. 86-75
May. 31: New York L. - Tulsa S. 78-76 OT
May. 31: Indiana F. - Atlanta D. 77-86
Regular Season: Round 4
Jun. 1: S.Antonio SS - L.Angeles S.
Jun. 1: Minnesota L. - Connecticut S.
Jun. 2: Washington M. - Atlanta D.
Jun. 2: Chicago S. - Tulsa S.
Jun. 2: Seattle S. - Phoenix M.