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NBB Standings
 1. Flamengo 6-0 
 2. Brasilia 6-1 
 3. Vitoria 5-1 
 4. Pinheiros 5-3 
 5. Bauru 4-3 
 6. Campo Mourao 4-3 
 7. Vasco Da G. 4-4 
 8. B.Cearense 3-3 
 9. Franca 3-4 
 10. Paulistano 3-4 
 11. Mogi 2-1 
 12. Minas 2-5 
 13. L.Sorocaba 2-5 
 14. Macae 1-5 
 15. Caxias do Sul 0-8 
Full Standings
Last:12/5/2016
Liga Ouro Standings
 1. Campo Mourao 9-3 
 2. Vasco Da G. 7-5 
 3. Ginastico 5-7 
 4. Sport R. 3-9 
Full Standings
Last:5/10/2016
Paulista Standings
 1. Mogi 15-3 
 2. Pinheiros 13-5 
 3. Franca 13-5 
 4. Paulistano 11-7 
 5. Osasco B. 10-8 
 6. Rio Claro 9-9 
 7. Bauru 6-12 
 8. America 5-13 
 9. XV Piracicaba 4-14 
 10. L.Sorocaba 4-14 
 11. S.Jose/Unimed 0-0 
Last:9/27/2016
Carioca Standings
 1. Vasco Da G. 8-0 
 2. Macae 6-2 
 3. Botafogo 3-5 
 4. Jequia 3-5 
 5. UFRJ 0-8 
Last:9/3/2014
Points Per Game
 Desmond HOLLOWAY
  
  (191-G-90)
  Avg: 22.6
 1. Holloway, Pinheiros22.6 
 2. Vieira, Flamengo22.5 
 3. Mariano, Brasilia20.4 
 4. Nardi Duarte, Camp.20.3 
 5. Machado, Flamengo20.3 
 6. Anthony, Macae18.8 
 7. Bernardi, Caxias d.18.4 
 8. Hettsheimer, Bauru17.9 
 9. Jackson, Vasco D.17.2 
 10. Rodgers, Minas16.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Olivinha RODRIGUEZ
  
  (203-F-83)
  Avg: 12.2
 1. Rodriguez, Flame.12.2 
 2. Hettsheimer, Bauru8.7 
 3. Bernardi, Caxias d.8.5 
 4. de Souza, L.Sor.8.3 
 5. Toledo, B.Cearense8.3 
 6. Ansaloni, Pinheiros8.0 
 7. Mariano, Brasilia7.9 
 8. Holloway, Pinheiros6.6 
 9. Giovannoni, Brasil.6.6 
 10. Fiorotto, Vasco D.6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Alexey BORGES
  
  (188-PG-95)
  Avg: 6.6
 1. Borges, Franca6.6 
 2. de Assis, Brasilia6.6 
 3. Freitas, Campo M.6.4 
 4. Rodgers, Minas5.4 
 5. Fischer, Flamengo5.3 
 6. Cafferata, L.Sor.5.1 
 7. Dawkins, Vitoria4.8 
 8. Rossetto, B.Cea.4.7 
 9. Lucas, Paulistano4.7 
 10. Torres, Bauru4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Scott RODGERS
  
  (191-G-87)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Rodgers, Minas2.1 
 2. Borges, Franca2.1 
 3. Lima, Vasco Da G.2.0 
 4. Holloway, Pinheiros1.9 
 5. Schneider, Macae1.8 
 6. Toledo, B.Cearense1.8 
 7. Luz dos Sant., Pau.1.6 
 8. Nardi Duarte, Camp.1.6 
 9. Dias Silva, Pauli.1.5 
 10. Dawkins, Vitoria1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Christopher HAYES
  
  (203-F-87)
  Avg: 1
 1. Hayes, Vitoria1.0 
 2. Freitas, Campo M.0.9 
 3. Demetrio, Franca0.8 
 4. Gruber, B.Cearense0.7 
 5. Giovannoni, Brasil.0.7 
 6. Klassmann, B.Cea.0.7 
 7. Mariano, Brasilia0.6 
 8. Lenz, Pinheiros0.6 
 9. Vinicius, Caxias d.0.6 
 10. Pereira, Bauru0.6 
Player of the week

 Marquinhos Vieira
  Flamengo
  (207-SF-102)
  

 Patrick Vieira
  L.Sorocaba
  (186-PG-)
  
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Round 9 (Regular Season)

Pinheiros 57% Dec.14 Paulistano
Vasco Da G. 74% Dec.14 Macae
Minas Dec.13 Campo Mourao 67%
Brasilia 64% Dec.13 Mogi
Pinheiros 83% Dec.12 L.Sorocaba
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Tiago Splitter's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Brazilians playing currently abroad - Jan 15, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Brazilian players, who play currently abroad.


Tiago Splitter
Tiago Splitter
   #1. This week's number one is an international power forward Tiago Splitter (211-85, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in NBA). He led San Antonio Spurs to a 3-point victory against the Los Angeles Lakers (16-21) 108-105 in the NBA in Wednesday night's game. Splitter had a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting the same number of rebounds in 35 minutes on the court. The San Antonio Spurs have a solid 29-11 record this season. Splitter has relatively good stats this year: 9.6ppg, 5.2rpg, 1.4apg, 2FGP: 58.3%(141-242) and FT: 75.2% in the 40 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Brazilian and Spanish. Splitter is currently a member of the Brazilian senior national team.

Rafael Hettsheimer
Rafael Hettsheimer
   #2. Second place goes to former international center Rafael Hettsheimer (206-86, currently plays in Spain). He contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked G.Canaria 2014 (12-5) crushing them 90-54 in the Spanish ACB last Sunday. Hettsheimer scored 7 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Real Madrid (16-1) is placed first in the ACB. This season Hettsheimer averages: 3.7ppg, 2.3rpg, 2FGP: 63.2%(12-19) and FT: 66.7%. He is another player who holds two passports: Brazilian and Spanish. Hettsheimer played for the Brazilian national team in 2011.

Hatila Passos
Hatila Passos
   #3. The Brazilian player who performed third best last week abroad was former international center Hatila Passos (211-85, college: N.Mexico St., currently plays in Uruguay), who plays in the Uruguayan LUB. He could not help Hebraica (20-10) in their last game. Despite Passos' very good performance the fifth-placed Hebraica lost 91-98 in a derby game to the leading Bigua in the Capital group. He had a double-double by scoring 22 points and getting 12 rebounds in 32 minutes. They ended the series of six consecutive victories. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Passos is currently fourth on the list of best rebounders with 11.3rpg. This year his other stats are: 14.5ppg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 68.3%(164-240) and FT: 53.6% in the 27 games. Passos played for the Brazilian national team three years ago.

Marcelinho Huertas
Marcelinho Huertas
   #4. Point guard Marcelinho Huertas (191-83, agency: Edge Sports, currently plays in Euroleague) contributed to a Regal FC Barcelona's victory against the closely-ranked Olympiacos (1-2) 76-68 in the Euroleague in Friday night's game. He scored 10 points and added 3 assists. Regal FC Barcelona (2-1) is placed fourth in group F. Huertas' overall stats this season are: 9.6ppg, 2.0rpg and 3.0apg. He has both Brazilian and Italian nationalities. Huertas is also Brazilian national team player.

Hilario Nene
Hilario Nene
   #5. International center Hilario Nene (207-82, currently plays in NBA) helped Washington Wizards win their game against the Atlanta Hawks (21-16) 93-83 in the NBA last Saturday. He recorded 8 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists in 27 minutes. The Washington Wizards have not so impressive 7-28 record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Nene has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 12.2ppg, 6.3rpg and 2.4apg in the 22 games. Nene plays currently for the Brazilian national team.

Joao Paulo Batista
Joao Paulo Batista
   #6. Power forward Joao Paulo Batista (207-81, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in France) led Le Mans to a victory against the closely-ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (9-6) 64-60 in the French ProA on Monday night. He scored 11 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Le Mans Sarthe Basket (10-5) is placed second in the ProA. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. It's Batista's fifth season with the team. This year Batista has relatively solid stats: 10.9ppg, 5.5rpg and 1.6apg. He is a former international player as he played for the Brazilian senior team three years ago.

Leandro Barbosa
Leandro Barbosa
   #7. International point guard Leandro Barbosa (190-82, currently plays in NBA) helped Boston Celtics win their game against the New York Knicks (24-13) 102-96 in the NBA in Monday night's game. Barbosa scored 8 points and added 3 passes in only 13 minutes. The Boston Celtics have 20-17 record this season. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. It's Barbosa's first year with the team. This season his overall stats are: 4.8ppg and 1.4apg in the 25 games. Barbosa is also Brazilian national team player.

Lucas Nogueira
Lucas Nogueira
   #8. Center Lucas Nogueira (213-92, currently plays in Spain) helped Asefa Estudiantes win their game against the closely-ranked Regal FC Barcelona (9-8) crushing them 88-66 in the Spanish ACB last Sunday. He scored 10 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and made 2 blocks. Asefa Estudiantes Madrid (9-8) is placed seventh in the ACB. Nogueira's total stats this season are: 4.6ppg, 2.8rpg and 1.1bpg. He used to play for the Brazilian national team back in 2011.

Marcus Vinicius Toledo
Marcus Vinicius Toledo
   #9. International forward Marcus Vinicius Toledo (203-86, currently plays in Spain) managed to help Autocid Ford Burgos to win against the tenth-ranked Lleida Basquet (6-8) 81-62 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) in Friday night's game. Toledo scored only 4 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Autocid Ford Burgos (12-2) is placed first in the LEB Gold. It was his team's tenth consecutive victory in a row. Toledo is ranked first on the list of the most steals in the league. His total stats this season are: 8.5ppg, 5.5rpg, 1.2apg and 1.9spg. Toledo is also in the roster of the Brazilian national team.

Rafael Freire
Rafael Freire
   #10. Point guard Rafael Freire (188-92, currently plays in Spain) was not able to help Blusens Monbus (9-8) in their game against FIATC Joventut (8-9) in the Spanish ACB. He scored only 4 points in 15 minutes. Blusens Monbus was edged 89-87 on the road by the lower-ranked (#11) FIATC Joventut. This year Freire's total stats are: 2.1ppg, 1.4rpg and 1.8apg in the 17 games. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Brazilian National Team roster.

   #11. International point guard Raul Neto (186-92, currently plays in Spain) helped Lagun Aro GBC win their game against the third-ranked Valencia Basket 76-68 in the Spanish ACB on Saturday night. Neto scored 7 points and added 4 assists. Neto has averaged so far 9.8ppg, 2.5rpg, 3.4apg and 1.5spg. He plays currently for the Brazilian national team.

   #12. Former international guard Carlos Cobos (193-88, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) was not able to secure a victory for Leche Rio Breogan (7-7) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Cobos' good performance Leche Rio Breogan was badly defeated 75-58 in Barcelona by the much lower-ranked FCB Regal II (#12). He scored 10 points. Cobos has averaged so far 4.9ppg, 2.6rpg, 2.1apg and 1.1spg. He used to play for the Brazilian national team back in 2010.

   #13. Former U17 international center Rafael Maia (206-91, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Brown win their game against the Daniel Webster crushing them 71-34 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. He scored 7 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Maia has averaged so far 4.9ppg, 2.6rpg, 2.1apg and 1.1spg. He used to play for the Brazilian U17 national team six years ago.


The list of other players, who all have Brazilian passport but never been selected to any of Brazilian national teams:

   #1. Vitor Faverani (211-C-88, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB could not help Valencia Basket (12-5) to beat Lagun Aro GBC (3-14). Faverani scored only 4 points in 11 minutes. Valencia Basket lost 68-76 on the road to the one of league's weakest teams (#17) Lagun Aro GBC. It was Valencia Basket's first loss after three consecutive victories. Faverani is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fourth year in Valencia Basket's roster. This season his total stats are: 9.0ppg, 6.9rpg and 1.3bpg in the eight games he played so far.

   #2. Atila Santos (208-C-83, agency: Warren Sports International, college: Minnesota St., currently plays in Bulgaria) contributed to Balkan's victory against the closely-ranked Euroins Cherno More (5-6) 74-67 in the Bulgarian NBL in Saturday night's game. Santos scored 6 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 15 minutes. Balkan Botevgrad (7-6) is placed fifth in the NBL. It's Santos' first season with the team. Santos is currently second on the list of best rebounders and also on the list of best blockers (fourth place). He has very reliable stats this year: 11.7ppg, 10.2rpg, 1.2bpg and 1.1spg in the 10 games.

   #3. Rodrigo de Souza (188-G, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo (3-2) crushing them 77-55 in the NCAA on Saturday night. de Souza scored 10 points (went 6 for 6 at the free throw line) in 16 minutes. The University of Pacific has 3-1 conference record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. de Souza has averaged so far 4.9ppg, 2.6rpg, 2.1apg and 1.1spg in the 14 games.

   #4. Diego Soarez (205-C-87, currently plays in Uruguay) managed to help Atletico Welcome in a victory against the tenth-ranked Olimpia (12-17) 93-79 in a derby game in the Uruguayan LUB last Friday. Soarez scored 5 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 12 minutes. Atletico Welcome (10-19) is placed 13th in Capital group. His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. Soarez has averaged so far 2.3ppg and 2.4rpg in the 19 games. He has a dual citizenship: Brazilian and Uruguayan.

   #5. Gabriel Dos Santos (193-G, currently studies in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the Youngstown State University (1-2) crushing them 101-60 in the NCAA on Thursday night. Dos Santos recorded only 2 points. The University of Detroit Mercy has 3-1 conference record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Dos Santos has averaged so far 2.3ppg and 2.4rpg.

   #6. Experienced Romero Junior (200-F-74, currently plays in Portugal) was not able to help one of league's weakest teams Fisica in their game against Lusitania in the Portuguese LPB. He scored 5 points in 12 minutes. His team lost 54-67. This year Junior averages only 4.0ppg in the two games. He is another player who holds two passports: Brazilian and Portuguese.

   #7. Luiz Bidart (183-G-90, is currently at the American university) was not able to secure a victory for the Seattle in their game against the New Mexico State University in the NCAA. Bidart cannot count Thursday's game as one of the best ones. He recorded only 2 points. His team was edged in an overtime 83-82. This season Bidart averages just 4.0ppg.

   #8. Arthur Bernardi (206-F-90, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA couldn't help the Houston Baptist (0-2) in their last game. Despite his good performance the Houston Baptist was crushed 72-44 in El Paso, TX by the The Univ.of Texas at El Paso. Bernardi scored 10 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 22 minutes. This year Bernardi averages only 4.0ppg in the two games.
  




Marquinhos
Vieira
Brazilian NBB round 8 best performance: Marquinhos Vieira - 4 days ago

International Marquinhos Vieira (207-SF-84) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for top-ranked Flamengo, receiving a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 8. The 32-year old player was the main contributor (21 points, seven rebounds and four assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat L.Sorocaba (#13, 2-5) 81-74. It allowed Flamengo to take over top position in the Brazilian NBB. They maintain a perfect record without any lost game in the league. Th...   [read more]

Scott
Machado
Scott Machado leaves Vechta - 4 days ago

26-year old Brazilian point guard Scott Machado (186-82kg-90, college: Iona) left newly promoted SC Rasta Vechta (BBL). In 12 games in Germany he recorded 10.6ppg, 2.8rpg, 8.3apg and 2.2spg this season. The last season Machado played at EWE Baskets where in 15 BBL games he averaged 8.2ppg, 3.5rpg, 4.5apg and 1.1spg. He helped them to make it to the Supercup final. Machado also played 15 games in Eurocup where he had 5.7ppg, 1.9rpg and 3.9apg. He has tried to make it to the NBA and played...   [read more]

Marquinhos
Vieira
NBB Round 8: Flamengo keeps a leadership position - 5 days ago

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Flamengo as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Flamengo defeated 9th ranked Paulistano in Rio de Janeiro 81-72. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Paulistano. They outrebounded Paulistano 45-33 including a 37-26 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international Marquinhos Vieira (207-84) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 7 rebounds and the...   [read more]


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