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Liga DirecTV Standings
 1. Fast Break 24-1 
 2. Academia 17-10 
 3. Cimarrones 15-8 
 4. Condores 13-14 
 5. Caciques 11-14 
 6. Piratas 9-18 
 7. Sabios 9-18 
 8. Aguilas 6-21 
Full Standings
Last:7/23/2017
Liga Americas Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Fuerza Regia 3-0 
 2. Guaros 2-1 
 3. La Union 1-2 
 4. Soles 0-3 
Group F
 1. Ponce 2-1 
 2. Weber Bahia 2-1 
 3. Hebraica 1-2 
 4. San Lorenzo 1-2 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/8/2017
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
 Brandon GIVENS
  Piratas
  (198-G-87)
  Avg: 24.9
 1. Givens, Piratas24.9 
 2. Crawford, Aguilas22.5 
 3. Ortiz, Fast Break22.3 
 4. Smith, Sabios21.0 
 5. Coombs, Sabios19.0 
 6. Roberson, Condores19.0 
 7. McCoy, Condores16.7 
 8. Carraway, Cimar.16.5 
 9. Torres, Condores15.8 
 10. Almanza, Condores15.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 John HERNANDEZ
  Cimar.
  (207-C-84)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Hernandez, Cimar.10.8 
 2. Romero, Piratas10.3 
 3. Almanza, Condores10.3 
 4. Perez, Academia9.8 
 5. Sandidge, Aguilas9.8 
 6. Romero, Piratas8.6 
 7. Quinones, Academia8.3 
 8. Julio, Fast Break7.7 
 9. Coombs, Sabios7.2 
 10. Asprilla, Caciques7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Tyler MURRAY
  Academia
  (195-PG-90)
  Avg: 5.8
 1. Murray, Academia5.8 
 2. McCoy, Condores5.4 
 3. Velandia, Aguilas5.1 
 4. Smith, Sabios5.0 
 5. Medina, Piratas4.9 
 6. Granados, Academia4.9 
 7. Moreno, Cimarrones4.7 
 8. Wormely, Caciques4.6 
 9. Caicedo, Cimar.4.4 
 10. Coombs, Sabios4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Antonio BIVINS
  Aguilas
  (198-F-92)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Bivins, Aguilas2.7 
 2. Diaz, Condores2.3 
 3. Moreno, Cimarrones1.9 
 4. Ortiz, Fast Break1.8 
 5. Renteria, Cimar.1.7 
 6. McCoy, Condores1.7 
 7. Carraway, Cimar.1.6 
 8. Crawford, Aguilas1.5 
 9. Rivera, Sabios1.5 
 10. Velandia, Aguilas1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Divier PEREZ
  Academia
  (201-F/C-89)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Perez, Academia1.6 
 2. Jones, Sabios1.4 
 3. Sandidge, Aguilas1.4 
 4. Quinones, Academia1.1 
 5. Crawford, Aguilas1.1 
 6. Hinestroza-J., Fast B.1.0 
 7. Hernandez, Cimar.0.8 
 8. Romero, Piratas0.8 
 9. Givens, Piratas0.8 
 10. Velez, Sabios0.7 

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Round 28 (Regular Season)

Fast Break 80% Jul.23 Cimarrones
Aguilas 64% Jul.23 Sabios
Piratas Jul.23 Condores 63%
Caciques Jul.23 Academia 53%
Colombia reaches the 5th place in the Southamerican and gets a place in the A division of the new FIBA competitions system. - Jul 3, 2016


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Colombia reaches the 5th place in the Southamerican and gets a place in the A division of the new FIBA competitions system.
The national team defeated Paraguay 82-55 to clinch the 5th place of tournament which ranks them in the A division of the FIBA competitions system which includes 16 teams of the Americas region and will start in November 2017, from the very beginning Colombian took control of the game showing its dominance in the boards and an athletic superiority that the Paraguayans can not contest.
Michael Jackson leaded the national team in the game with 24 pts, Colombia outrebounded Paraguay 49-21 and it was the key stat of the game.
This goal can make a big difference for the Colombian basketball, actually Coldeportes and Fecolcesto has signed an agreement to support a development plan of the Colombian basketball towards the 2024, but the good performance of the Colombian team turn many eyes to the sport and could be a factor to attract the interest of new sponsors,
Despite just having 10 days of practices and two friendly games the Colombian success was based on six facts:

1-The right selection of the coaching staff, Guillermo Moreno is a true master of the sport and the players believes them and respect them, Tomas Diaz was a good complement since he has been handling the national team in the last years.
2-The national players arrives in game shape and game rhythm, something that did not happen before.
3-Stalin Ortiz was in the best shape of the recent years and motivated to give his best to the national team.
4-The maturity of Michael Jackson who now takes the lead as the Colombia's offensive threat but also as its prime defender.
5-The size and athletic level of the group that makes them a strong rebounding team
6-The maturity of Rodrigo Caicedo who was a floor general controlling the tempo.

Now Fecolcesto has the task to put a plan on the ground that gives the team a chance to compete among the continents elite and keep this place in the A Division.   




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Roberson
PBD Round 27: Condores defeat Piratas in the closest game of the week - 3 hours ago
There will be only one (last) round of the Regular Season in Liga DirecTV. The most exciting game of round 27 in the Liga DirecTV took place in Bogota. This derby game ended with only three-point home defeat of 6th ranked Piratas (9-18) to fourth ranked Condores (13-14) 99-96 on Saturday evening. It was a great evening for American forward Lamar Roberson (203-86, college: La-Lafayette, agency: Interlace Hoops) who led his team to a victory scoring 27 points and 4 assists. His fellow Ame...   [read more]

Tyler Murray
Tyler Murray's triple-double lands him Player of the Week award - 2 days ago
27-year old point guard Tyler Murray (195-PG-90) had an amazing evening in the last round for second-ranked Academia and receives a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 26. He recorded a triple-double of 33 points adding also 13 rebounds and 10 assists, while his team crushed Sabios (#7, 9-17) with 22-point margin 100-78. Academia maintains the 2nd position in Colombian league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Academia wil...   [read more]

Stalin Ortiz
PBD Round 26: Fast Break beats Piratas by two after a very close game - 3 days ago
There are only two more rounds left in the Regular Season in Liga DirecTV. Sixth-ranked Piratas (9-17) used its home court advantage to challenge first ranked Fast Break (23-1) in Bogota on Wednesday. The visitors managed to secure only two-point victory 92-90. However their fans expected much easier game. The former international guard Stalin Ortiz (190-81, college: Valparaiso) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. American guard Dermaine Crockrell (1...   [read more]


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Eleutherio Renteria claims Colombian Liga DirecTV weekly honour - 3 days ago  
PBD Round 25: Fast Break beats Piratas in a derby game - 4 days ago  
Colombian Liga DirecTV round 24 best performance: Ryan McCoy - 5 days ago  
PBD Round 24: No surprise as #1 Fast Break defeats Caciques - 6 days ago  
Colombian U17 National Team 2017 - 7 days ago  
Dallis Joyner (ex Aguilas) agreed terms with Hapoel Kfar Saba - 7 days ago  
Rodriguez's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 7 days ago  
PBD Round 23: Academia rolls over Piratas by 40 points - 8 days ago  
Brandon Givens claims Colombian Liga DirecTV weekly honour - 12 days ago  
PBD Round 22: Cimarrones beat Academia in the most crucial game of the week - 13 days ago  
Colombian Liga DirecTV round 21 best performance: Brandon Givens - 13 days ago  
PBD Round 21: Academia loses to Cimarrones in the game between Top 4 teams - 14 days ago  
Ortiz's 28 points give him Player of the Week award - 18 days ago  
PBD Round 20: Cimarrones lose to Sabios - 19 days ago  
Beyckar Aguaslimpias claims Colombian Liga DirecTV weekly honour - 19 days ago  
PBD Round 19: Cimarrones edge Sabios by two points - 20 days ago  
Colombian Liga DirecTV round 18 best performance: John Hernandez - 23 days ago  
PBD Round 18: Academia defeats Condores in the closest game of the week - 24 days ago  
Givens' 30-point game gives him Player of the Week award - 24 days ago  
PBD Round 17 of Regular Season - 25 days ago  
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