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Liga DirecTV Standings
 1. Fast Break 11-1 
 2. Academia 9-5 
 3. Sabios 7-7 
 4. Caciques 6-6 
 5. Condores 6-8 
 6. Cimarrones 5-5 
 7. Aguilas 4-10 
 8. Piratas 4-10 
Full Standings
Last:6/21/2017
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
 Karl MOORE
  Aguilas
  (203-PF-87)
  Avg: 28.5
 1. Moore, Aguilas28.5 
 2. Ortiz, Fast Break24.0 
 3. Roberson, Condores19.9 
 4. Smith, Sabios19.0 
 5. Coombs, Sabios18.8 
 6. Almanza, Condores17.0 
 7. Romero, Piratas16.0 
 8. Gurley, Caciques15.6 
 9. McCoy, Condores15.4 
 10. Carraway, Cimar.14.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Karl MOORE
  Aguilas
  (203-PF-87)
  Avg: 15.1
 1. Moore, Aguilas15.1 
 2. Hernandez, Cimar.11.2 
 3. Perez, Academia10.9 
 4. Sandidge, Aguilas10.1 
 5. Romero, Piratas10.0 
 6. Romero, Piratas8.9 
 7. Almanza, Condores8.9 
 8. Julio, Fast Break7.9 
 9. Ortiz, Fast Break7.8 
 10. Coombs, Sabios7.6 
Assists Per Game
 Tyler MURRAY
  Academia
  (195-PG-90)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Murray, Academia6.3 
 2. Velandia, Aguilas6.0 
 3. Smith, Sabios5.5 
 4. McCoy, Condores4.9 
 5. Granados, Academia4.4 
 6. Caicedo, Cimar.4.3 
 7. Coombs, Sabios4.2 
 8. Moreno, Cimarrones3.9 
 9. Reyes, Caciques3.8 
 10. Salazar, Fast Break3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Antonio BIVINS
  Aguilas
  (198-F-92)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Bivins, Aguilas3.1 
 2. Diaz, Condores2.3 
 3. Carraway, Cimar.2.1 
 4. Murray, Academia2.0 
 5. Renteria, Cimar.1.9 
 6. Moreno, Cimarrones1.9 
 7. Blandon, Sabios1.7 
 8. Ortiz, Fast Break1.6 
 9. McCoy, Condores1.6 
 10. Rivera, Sabios1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Divier PEREZ
  Academia
  (201-F/C-89)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Perez, Academia1.9 
 2. Sandidge, Aguilas1.4 
 3. Cornelius, Caciques1.1 
 4. Quinones, Academia1.0 
 5. Mims, Piratas1.0 
 6. Jones, Sabios0.9 
 7. Hinestroza-J., Fast B.0.9 
 8. Velez, Sabios0.8 
 9. Asprilla, Caciques0.7 
 10. Julio, Fast Break0.7 
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Round 15 (Regular Season)

Sabios 71% Jun.24 Caciques
Cimarrones Jun.24 Piratas 52%
Fast Break 74% Jun.24 Academia
Condores 60% Jun.24 Aguilas
TIME FOR ACADEMIA DE LA MONTANA IN THE LIGA DE LAS AMERICAS - Feb 9, 2017


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Michael
Jackson
Academia de la Montana is already in Ponce , Puerto Rico, to be the Colombian team in the Liga de Las Americas 2017, Academia will face a tough challenge in the Group D against powerful teams like the host Leones de Ponce with a stars loaded roster headed by Carlos Arroyo (188-PG-79, college: FIU, agency: Interperformances) and the american Hakim Warrick (206-F/C-82, college: Syracuse) a NBA and Euroleague experienced forward, Puerto Rico season has not started yet so the game rythm will be an issue of the Leones; Weber Bahia from Argentina with the classic Argentinean school and in great competitive rhythm currently ranked third in the south conference of the argentinean league with a 19-12 record the american big man Anthony Laveal Johnson (203-C-88, college: Fairfield) is their prime player; and the champions of Venezuela the Cocodrilos de Caracas just starting their season and without big americans names but still a threat thanks to the continuity of the process, Cesar Garcia (193-G/F-90, agency: Pro Sports) will be their leader.

The Academia management did a good job and assembled a competitive roster including the core of the Colombian players:

Guards:

Kelvin Pena (193-G-80, college: Southeastern CC, agency: Basket Management Solutions)
Gianluca Bacci (187-G-89)
Simon Granados (182-PG-93)
Gary Diaz (193-G-92)

Forwards:
Michael Jackson (190-G-87)
Jonathan Rodriguez (196-F-87, college: Campbell, agency: DTMones)
Mauricio Montano (188-SF-96)
Juan Fajardo (193-F-96)

Centers:
Kentrell Gransberry (206-C-85, college: S.Florida)
Divier Perez (201-F/C-89)
John Hernandez (207-C-84)
Cristian Arboleda (205-C-91)

Bacci was the last addition replacing Stalin Ortiz who agreed terms with the team but hurt his knee a couple of weeks before the travel, John Hernandez also arrived at last time to replace Michael Hinestroza.

Despite the management efforts , the Academias roster sill has one flaw: the lack of a stretch 4, Hernan Dario Giraldo probably will try to fill the hole using a small ball line up with Jackson as a 4 but will give up size at the defensive end.

Jonathan Rodriguez should be the primary offensive option but Kelvin 'Pollito' Pena and Michael Jackson will provide good support in the scoring.
Academia will play the first game on Friday vs the locals Leones de Ponce.


  




Ashton Smith
Smith's 31-point game gives him Player of the Week award - 14 hours ago
27-year old guard Ashton Smith (187-G-89) had a great game in the last round for Sabios and receives a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 14. He had the game-high 31 points adding five rebounds and nine assists for Sabios in his team's victory, helping them to outclass Aguilas (#7, 4-10) with 32-point margin 99-67. Sabios is placed at 3rd position in Colombian league. Sabios is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standing...   [read more]

Stalin Ortiz
PBD Round 14: Fast Break beats Academia by three after a very close game - 1 day ago
Liga DirecTV is at the halfway of the Regular Season and there are still another 14 rounds left. The most exciting game of round 14 in the Liga DirecTV took place in Montana. This derby game ended with only three-point home defeat of second-ranked Academia (9-5) to first ranked Fast Break (11-1) 88-85 in the game for the first place. The former international guard Stalin Ortiz (190-81, college: Valparaiso) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebound...   [read more]

Paul
Egwuonwu
PGE Turow lands Paul Egwuonwu - 4 days ago
PGE Turow Zgorzelec (PLK) tabbed 26-year old American center Paul Egwuonwu (206-107kg-91, college: Montana State). He played this summer at Caciques in Colombian Liga DirecTV. In two games he had 5.0ppg and 8.0rpg.Egwuonwu has played previously professionally in United Kingdom (Glasgow Rocks) and Czech Republic (MMCITE Brno). He attended Montana State until 2014 and it will be his fourth season as a professional player. Egwuonwu could be described: Not so athletic inside player who is ver...   [read more]


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PBD Round 13: Academia beats Caciques in the most crucial game of the week - 5 days ago  
Wormely comes back to Caciques, ex Gigantes - 6 days ago  
Colombian Liga DirecTV round 12 best performance: Beyckar Aguaslimpias - 7 days ago  
Colombian Professional League, All-Colombian team, rounds 11-12. - 8 days ago  
PBD Round 12: Piratas are defeated by Fast Break in a derby game - 8 days ago  
Murray's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 8 days ago  
PBD Round 11: Caciques beat Patriotas by one after a very close game - 9 days ago  
Aguilas ink Robert Crawford - 9 days ago  
Ashton Smith claims Colombian PBD weekly honour - 10 days ago  
PBD Round 10: Leader Fast Break gets another victory - 11 days ago  
Colombian PBD round 9 best performance: Shamar Coombs - 11 days ago  
PBD Round 9: Patriotas defeat Cimarrones in the closest game of the week - 12 days ago  
Dallis Joyner (ex Ironi K-A) agreed terms with Aguilas - 12 days ago  
Piratas welcome back Givens, ex Muro Basquet - 13 days ago  
Moore's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 17 days ago  
PBD Round 8: Academia beats Cimarrones by two after a very close game - 18 days ago  
Stalin Ortiz claims Colombian Liga DirecTV weekly honour - 18 days ago  
PBD Round 7: Academia hands first defeat to Cimarrones - 19 days ago  
Piratas brings back Jhon Romero from Venezuela. - 21 days ago  
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