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Liga DirecTV Standings
 1. Academia 23-5 
 2. Cimarrones 17-11 
 3. Bucaros 16-12 
 4. Sabios 15-13 
 5. Halcones 14-14 
 6. Condores 13-15 
 7. Aguilas 9-19 
 8. Piratas 5-23 
Last:6/5/2016
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
 Jonathan RODRIGUEZ
  Acade.
  (196-F-87)
  Avg: 27.1
 1. Rodriguez, Acade.27.1 
 2. Ortiz, Condores24.8 
 3. Mims, Aguilas22.8 
 4. McGhee, Halcones19.8 
 5. Davis, Piratas19.1 
 6. Sapp, Bucaros18.4 
 7. Manaure, Broncos18.3 
 8. Sperling, Cimarron.17.0 
 9. Coombs, Sabios16.5 
 10. Smith, Sabios16.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 John HERNANDEZ
  Sabios
  (207-C-84)
  Avg: 12.9
 1. Hernandez, Sabios12.9 
 2. Brooks, Aguilas10.1 
 3. Goard, Cimarrones10.1 
 4. Julio, Bucaros9.8 
 5. Martinez, Halcones9.8 
 6. Mims, Aguilas9.7 
 7. Davis, Piratas9.5 
 8. Hinestroza J., Aca.8.9 
 9. Perez, Academia8.9 
 10. Fripp, Grengewald8.6 
Assists Per Game
 Tyler MURRAY
  Academia
  (195-G/F-90)
  Avg: 5.1
 1. Murray, Academia5.1 
 2. Moreno, Cimarrones4.8 
 3. Caicedo, Cimar.4.7 
 4. Thomas, Bucaros4.3 
 5. Fisher, Aguilas4.3 
 6. Forbes, Piratas4.2 
 7. Coombs, Sabios3.8 
 8. Acosta, Halcones3.8 
 9. Rodriguez, Acade.3.8 
 10. Obasi, Bucaros3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Stalin ORTIZ
  Condores
  (190-G-81)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Ortiz, Condores2.2 
 2. Jackson, Bucaros2.0 
 3. Fisher, Aguilas1.9 
 4. Sapp, Bucaros1.9 
 5. Forbes, Piratas1.8 
 6. Bradford, Sabios1.7 
 7. Caicedo, Cimar.1.7 
 8. Leon, Estudiantes1.6 
 9. Goard, Cimarrones1.6 
 10. Smith, Sabios1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Austin WITTER
  Bucaros
  (203-F-91)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Witter, Bucaros2.5 
 2. Mims, Aguilas2.3 
 3. Martinez, Halcones2.1 
 4. Hernandez, Sabios1.3 
 5. Goard, Cimarrones1.1 
 6. Perez, Academia1.1 
 7. Brooks, Aguilas1.0 
 8. Aguaslimpias, Sabi.1.0 
 9. Hinestroza J., Aca.0.8 
 10. Arboleda, Academia0.8 
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THE PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL DIVISION TRYING TO SURVIVE - Sep 19, 2016


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VICTOR GARCIA
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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.   




Juan
Palacios
Juan Palacios selected the top Colombian playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Colombian players, who play currently abroad. Experienced Luis Julio (201-F/C-80) led Panteras to a victory over the fifth-ranked Toros in the Venezuelan LPB in Friday night's game.    [read more]

Kentrell
Gransberry
Kentrell Gransberry (ex Academia) agreed terms with Guaiqueries - 1 month ago
Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB) strengthened their roster with addition of 32-year old American center Kentrell Gransberry (206-85, college: S.Florida). He played recently at Academia in Colombian Liga de las Americas. In three games he recorded very impressive stats: 17.3ppg and 9.3rpg this season. In 2010 (two years after he left the college) Gransberry was drafted by Idaho Stampede (D-League) in fifth round (16th overall). The former University of South Florida staris in his ninth seaso...   [read more]

Hanner
Mosquera-Perea
Hanner Mosquera-Perea selected the top Colombian playing abroad in last week's games - 2 months ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Colombian players, who play currently abroad. Experienced Cesar Cortes (200-F/C-81) contributed to an easy Fuerza Regia's victory against the closely-ranked La Union in the LNBP in Friday night's game.    [read more]


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Gaiteros add Chiquito to their roster - 2 months ago  
Juan Palacios joins Tofas - 2 months ago  
ACADEMIA FALL IN THE OPENER OF THE LIGA DE LAS AMERICAS - 2 months ago  
TIME FOR ACADEMIA DE LA MONTANA IN THE LIGA DE LAS AMERICAS - 2 months ago  
Horace Wormely (ex Aguilas) is a newcomer at Riptide - 3 months ago  
Sean Harris (ex Halcones) agreed terms with TLU/Kalev - 6 months ago  
THE PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL DIVISION TRYING TO SURVIVE - 7 months ago  
Prince Obasi (ex Bucaros) is a newcomer at Kirchheim - 8 months ago  
Latinbasket.com All-Colombian Liga DirecTV-1 Awards 2016 - 9 months ago  
ACADEMIA WON THE GAME 5 AND IS THE CHAMPION OF THE 2016 LIGA DIRECTV -1. - 9 months ago  
JONATHAN RODRIGUEZ IS THE FINALS MVP OF THE LIGA DIRECTV 2016 - 9 months ago  
Liga DirecTV Round 4 of Finals. Bucaros even title series - 9 months ago  
Liga DirecTV Round 3 of Finals. Bucaros register first victory - 9 months ago  
ACADEMIA WON THE SECOND, LEADS THE LIGA DIRECTV FINALS 2-0 - 9 months ago  
ACADEMIA TOOK 1-0 LEAD IN THE LIGA DIRECTV 2016 FINALS - 9 months ago  
Colombia reaches the 5th place in the Southamerican and gets a place in the A division of the new FIBA competitions system. - 9 months ago  
COLOMBIA LOST AGAINST ARGENTINA, WILL PLAY FOR THE 5TH PLACE - 10 months ago  
COLOMBIA WON A BIG GAME, DEFEATED CHILE 80-74 - 10 months ago  
COLOMBIA DEFEATED PERU IN THE SOUTHAMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP - 10 months ago  
Lateef McMullan (ex Cimarrones) joins Liepaja/Triobet - 10 months ago  
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