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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)

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Aguilas 64% Jul.23 Sabios
Piratas Jul.23 Condores 63%
Caciques Jul.23 Academia 53%
THE PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL DIVISION TRYING TO SURVIVE - Sep 19, 2016


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October is almost coming , the month in which the second professional basketball championship of Professional Basketball Division should start, but the Division still have not officially said the dates for the competition, one fact drives to the situation: the PBD loss their sponsor.

Directv did not renew his contract as sponsor of the Professional Basketball Division Basketball (PBD) , in a decision that surprised the fans of basketball and possibly much of the leadership that came conversing with Directv to ensure their permanence as the main supporter of the professional competition.

The decision surprises, because although differences between both sides were known, Directv spokesmen had expressed in different events their interest in keep involved within the competition and the communication with the PBD directives remained fluid.

Even without knowing the bowels of the process it is easy to find a cause that could be the breaking point for a relationship that start strong and looks solid for a long term , but with the formal establishment of the Professional Division a few months ago took a radical turn.

That reason might be the decision taken by the clubs within the DPB to wean Go Sports Media for organizing the event, assuming the clubs direct management of the sponsorship funds , until then handled by Go Sports, is time to remember that the colombian basketball Federation commissioned by means of a contract Go Spots Media to organize, distribute, market and manage the top competition of the Colombian basketball organized by the PDB and in the development of that contract Directv came as a major sponsor and Win Sports TV came as the official broadcaster of the event.

Of course everything is speculation, because the decision to continue or not belongs entirely to Directv and finally choses to do what more convenient for them ; so with just 5 years old and with only 1 officially professional championship the PDB returns to the starting point: the need to move forward with a professional championship but unsponsored and most complicated: not yet have an attractive product for sponsors and fans, as the level of competition fallen and local stars are few.

One side effect: if the PDB does not find a sponsor and the length of the league is cut the national players will not have enough competition towards the FIBA world championship qualifier.   




Lamar
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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