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Liga DirecTV Standings
 1. Fast Break 27-1 
 2. Academia 18-10 
 3. Cimarrones 17-11 
 4. Condores 14-14 
 5. Caciques 11-17 
 6. Piratas 9-19 
 7. Sabios 9-19 
 8. Aguilas 7-21 
Last:7/26/2017
Liga Americas Standings
Group E
 1 San Lorenzo 3-0 
 2 Mogi 2-1 
 3 Ferrocarril 1-2 
 4 Fuerza Regia 0-3 
Group F
 1 Regatas C. 2-1 
 2 Estudiantes C. 2-1 
 3 Bauru 1-2 
 4 Guaros 1-2 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/12/2018
Liga Centroamericana Standings
 1. Correcaminos 5-0 
 2. Santa Tecla 4-1 
 3. San Pedro T. 3-2 
 4. Costa Caribe 2-3 
 5. Banco Atlantida 1-4 
 6. Halcones 0-5 
Last:12/22/2016
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Karl MOORE
  Aguilas
  (203-PF-87)
  Avg: 26.9
 1. Moore, Aguilas26.9 
 2. Givens, Piratas25.7 
 3. Crawford, Aguilas22.5 
 4. Ortiz, Fast Break21.6 
 5. Smith, Sabios21.0 
 6. Roberson, Condores19.1 
 7. Coombs, Sabios19.0 
 8. Rodriguez, Cimar.16.5 
 9. McCoy, Condores16.5 
 10. Carraway, Cimar.15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Karl MOORE
  Aguilas
  (203-PF-87)
  Avg: 13.8
 1. Moore, Aguilas13.8 
 2. Romero, Piratas10.3 
 3. Hernandez, Cimar.10.1 
 4. Almanza, Condores10.1 
 5. Rodriguez, Cimar.9.8 
 6. Sandidge, Aguilas9.8 
 7. Perez, Academia9.6 
 8. Romero, Piratas8.7 
 9. Quinones, Academia8.3 
 10. Coombs, Sabios7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Ryan MCCOY
  Condores
  (183-PG-87)
  Avg: 5.8
 1. McCoy, Condores5.8 
 2. Murray, Academia5.6 
 3. Velandia, Aguilas5.0 
 4. Smith, Sabios5.0 
 5. Medina, Piratas4.9 
 6. Granados, Academia4.9 
 7. Moreno, Cimarrones4.5 
 8. Coombs, Sabios4.4 
 9. Wormely, Caciques4.4 
 10. Caicedo, Cimar.4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Antonio BIVINS
  Aguilas
  (198-F-92)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Bivins, Aguilas2.7 
 2. Diaz, Condores2.2 
 3. Rodriguez, Cimar.1.9 
 4. Moreno, Cimarrones1.9 
 5. Renteria, Cimar.1.7 
 6. Ortiz, Fast Break1.7 
 7. McCoy, Condores1.6 
 8. Rivera, Sabios1.5 
 9. Crawford, Aguilas1.5 
 10. Carraway, Cimar.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Divier PEREZ
  Academia
  (201-F/C-89)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Perez, Academia1.5 
 2. Jones, Sabios1.4 
 3. Sandidge, Aguilas1.3 
 4. Rodriguez, Cimar.1.2 
 5. Quinones, Academia1.1 
 6. Crawford, Aguilas1.1 
 7. Romero, Piratas0.9 
 8. Hinestroza-J., Fast B.0.9 
 9. Hernandez, Cimar.0.8 
 10. Givens, Piratas0.8 

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LIGADIRECTV 2016 SEMIFINALS PREVIEW - Jun 6, 2016


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Luis Julio
The 2016 Liga Directv Semifinals are about to start at Medellin and Quibdo.
Academia vs Sabios and Cimarrones vs Bucaros are the series to define the finalists of the League, each semifinal playoff will be at the best in 5 games with a 2-2-1 format starting at the home of the best record, let's take a quick look of each series.

ACADEMIA VS SABIOS:

Academia has been the best team in the Liga Directv 2016, based on two main factors: his power on the boards with 3 good Colombian big men and Jonathan Rodriguez (196-F-87, college: Campbell, agency: DTMones) scoring, by its side Sabios had many highs and lows but looks like finally found a line up to compete, his main problem during the season has been the health of some key players but healthy the team has a chance to move forward.
Academia and Sabios are both strong rebounding teams, but Academia has outrebounded Sabios in each of the 4 regular season games getting many second chances that means the difference, so for Sabios give help in the boards to John Hernandez (207-C-84) is a key factor to fight and the comeback of John Velez (202-F-83, college: TCU) will play a major role in the series future, Velez just played two games against Academia.
Academia despite his dominance against Sabios in the regular season had problems moving and taking control of the ball, its turnovers per assist ratio against the Sabios climbs to 1,43, so the Academia needs to improve its execution and ball control to avoid problems in the series.
Key Players for Academia: Jonathan Rodriguez in the scoring and Divier Perez (201-F/C-89) in rebounding and defense.
Key Players for Sabios: John Hernandez fighting for the boards and challenging the penetrations and Juan Herrera (197-F-81) taking advantage of the mismatch facing the board against Perez or any other Academias big.

CIMARRONES VS BUCAROS

Cimarrones has outscored Bucaros by a 22 pts per game margin during the regular season, the Cimarrones 3pt FG against Bucaros has been its best this season, Bucaros has seen his rebounding falling against the Cimarrones to its lower average in the Liga.
But do not let this numbers fool you, Bucaros played all its 4 games against the Cimarrones without Luis Julio (201-F/C-80) and at least two of those games without 4 current starters: T.J. Sapp (190-G-92, college: Murray St., agency: Duran International), Michael Jackson (197-F/G-87), Tayron Thomas (191-SG-84, college: Philadelphia) and Luis Julio so looks like the team that Cimarrones has swept is not the same that is going to face now in the semifinals.
Luis Julio gives to the Bucaros leadership and strength in the paint, while the three guys outside Jackson , Sapp and Thomas are a true lethal combination with shooting and quickness; Cimarrones by its side also improve its roster with the arrival of Deandre Haskins (193-G-88, college: Chaminade) who brings offensive help to the team.
Bucaros roster entering the semifinals looks deep and with more offensive weapons, so if the team finally finds the right chemistry has a chance to reach the finals.
Key Players for Cimarrones: Brandon Sperling (196-G-90, college: Humboldt St.) the team scoring leader and Rodrigo Caicedo (180-PG-88) who when healthy is the team's general on the floor and a threat beyond the arc.
Key Players for Bucaros: Tayron Thomas, the team needs him now at full strength, Luis Julio who can change the history in the zone.

  



Business Lessons From the Basketball Court - 5 days ago
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Michaell
Jackson
Michaell Jackson (ex Olimpico LB) signs at Brujos Izalco - 7 days ago
MICHAELL JACKSON Brujos Izalco (Liga MB) landed 30-year old Colombian international guard Michaell Jackson (190-87). He played recently at played at Ciclista Olimpico de La Banda in Argentinian LigaA. In 7 games he averaged 7.1ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.0spg this season. Part of last summer Jackson spent at Cimarrones in Colombian league where in 6 Liga Sudamericana games he had very impressive stats: 27.5ppg, 6.3rpg, 2.2apg and 2.8spg. He also played for Academia in Colombia that season. In thre...   [read more]

Braian
Angola-Rodas
Braian Angola-Rodas selected the top Colombian playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Colombians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. Experienced Horace Wormely (168-PG-84) could not help the Saint John Riptide (16-17) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the Saint John Riptide (#4) lost 108-121 on the road to the higher-ranked (#3) Windsor Express.    [read more]


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