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North Division
 1. Metros STGO 21-10 
 2. Huracanes PP 10-14 
 3. Reales LV 9-11 
 4. Indios SFM 4-16 
South Division
 1. Caneros LR 19-13 
 2. Soles SD 15-10 
 3. Leones SD 10-10 
 4. Titanes Licey 8-12 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/8/2016
Santiago Standings
Places 1-4
 1. Pueblo Nuevo 4-0 
 2. GUG 3-1 
 3. CDP 1-3 
 4. Sameji 0-4 
Places 5-6
 1. Cupes 2-6 
 2. Plaza 1-7 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/31/2016
La Vega League Standings
 1. Dosa 0-0 
 2. Enriquillo 0-0 
 3. La Villa 0-0 
 4. Mattica 0-0 
 5. Parque Hostos 0-0 
Last:9/8/2015
Points Per Game
 Rigoberto MENDOZA
  Aguada
  (190-G-92)
  Avg: 24.5
 1. Mendoza, Aguada24.5 
 2. Terry, Moutahed24.4 
 3. Young, Al Ahli23.1 
 4. Suero, Mauricio.22.8 
 5. Freeman, Viola RC22.2 
 6. Liz, Guaiqueries21.4 
 7. Santana, Bucaneros20.4 
 8. Bell, Al Jaysh20.3 
 9. Bryan-A., Soles19.4 
 10. Glenn, Trotamund.17.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Dwayne JONES
  Guaiqueries
  (211-C-83)
  Avg: 15.4
 1. Jones, Guaiqueries15.4 
 2. Allen, Sayago11.5 
 3. Ramos, Bayamon10.7 
 4. Salas Flores, Pueb.8.9 
 5. Garcia, Manresa8.8 
 6. Rodriguez, Trotamu.8.7 
 7. Sutton, Pueblo N.8.4 
 8. Montas, Metros S.8.3 
 9. Akindele, Bayamon8.2 
 10. Santana, Bucaner.8.1 
Assists Per Game
 Ronnie TAYLOR
  Inter B.
  (187-PG-81)
  Avg: 5
 1. Taylor, Inter B.5.0 
 2. Pena, Toros5.0 
 3. Freeman, Viola RC4.3 
 4. Griffin, Bay A.4.0 
 5. Acosta, Los Prados3.9 
 6. Nunez, Titanes3.9 
 7. Liz, Guaiqueries3.9 
 8. Bassett, Gaiteros3.7 
 9. Glenn, Trotamundos3.6 
 10. Fortuna, Rafael B.3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Jose ACOSTA
  Los Prados
  (185-PG-92)
  Avg: 3
 1. Acosta, Los Prados3.0 
 2. Liz, Guaiqueries2.6 
 3. Mendoza, Aguada2.3 
 4. Fortuna, Rafael B.1.8 
 5. Sweetney, Spirou1.8 
 6. Young, Al Ahli1.7 
 7. Pandy, La Villa1.7 
 8. Soliver, San Carlos1.6 
 9. Fortuna, Rafael B.1.5 
 10. Bryan-A., Soles1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Peter RAMOS
  Bayamon
  (222-C-85)
  Avg: 3
 1. Ramos, Bayamon3.0 
 2. Reed, Brooklyn N.2.0 
 3. Allen, Sayago1.5 
 4. Lamizana, Nuwai.1.5 
 5. Muldrow, Niaga.1.4 
 6. Sutton, Pueblo N.1.4 
 7. Vargas, CDP1.3 
 8. McCants, Caner.1.3 
 9. Bryan-A., Soles1.2 
 10. Rodriguez, Trotam.1.2 
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Sammy Mejia selected the top Dominican playing abroad in last week's games - Nov 7, 2012


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Dominican Republic players, who play currently abroad.


Sammy Mejia
Sammy Mejia
   #1. This week's number one is former international guard Sammy Mejia (198-83, college: De Paul, currently plays in Eurocup), who plays in Turkey. Mejia could not help one of league's weakest teams Banvit BK (0-1) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite his good performance Banvit BK was defeated 88-78 on the road by the second-ranked Valencia Basket. Mejia was the second best scorer with 14 points. He also added 8 rebounds and 4 assists. It was his first game for Banvit BK this season. Mejia belongs to league's top scorers (ranked #8) and also on the list of best rebounders (second place). He played for the Dominican Republic senior national team seven years ago.

Trevor Ariza
Trevor Ariza
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Trevor Ariza (203-85, agency: David Lee services, college: UCLA, currently plays in NBA). He was not able to help the Washington Wizards (0-2) in their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers (2-2) in the NBA. Ariza recorded 9 points, 4 assists and 3 steals in 25 minutes. But the Washington Wizards lost 84-94 in Cleveland to the Cavaliers. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. This year Ariza averages: 4.5ppg, 1.5rpg, 2.0apg, 2.0spg, 2FGP: 14.3% in the two games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Dominican Republic and American. Ariza played for the Dominican Republic national team in 2005. Strangely he has never played in Dominican Republic.

Jeff Greer
Jeff Greer
   #3. The Dominican Republic player who performed third best last week abroad was an experienced former international swingman Jeff Greer (196-79, college: Rutgers, currently plays in France). He managed to help Strasbourg IG in a victory against the eighth-ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (3-2) 80-66 in the French ProA last Monday. Greer scored 5 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 24 minutes. Strasbourg IG (4-1) is placed fourth in the ProA. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Greer is ranked fourth on the list of the best rebounders in the league and also on the list of best passers (seventh place). This year his overall stats are: 5.0ppg, 4.0rpg, 2FGP: 28.6%, 3FGP: 23.1% and FT: 75.0% in the five games. Greer is another player who holds two passports: Dominican Republic and American. He played for the Dominican Republic national team three years ago. Greer used to play for Cocolos de San Pedro de Macoris in Dominican Republic league.

Eulis Baez
Eulis Baez
   #4. Forward Eulis Baez (198-82, college: W.Illinois, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a G.Canaria 2014's victory against the league outsider CB Canarias (0-6) 76-71 in the Spanish ACB on Sunday night. He scored only 2 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Herbalife Gran Canaria 2014 (4-2) is placed eighth in the ACB. It's Baez's first season with the team. Baez's total stats this year are: 5.0ppg and 5.8rpg. He used to play for the Dominican Republic national team back in 2009.

Josh Asselin
Josh Asselin
   #5. Former international power forward Josh Asselin (210-78, agency: Duran International, college: Michigan, currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for the league outsider Assignia Manresa (0-6) in their game against Lagun Aro GBC (1-5) in the Spanish ACB. He scored 9 points. But Assignia Manresa was edged in an overtime 89-88 in San Sebastian by the higher-ranked Lagun Aro GBC (#16). So far Assignia Manresa lost all six games in the Regular Season. Asselin has relatively good stats this season: 11.0ppg and 3.2rpg. He has both American and Dominican Republic nationalities. Asselin used to play for the Dominican Republic national team six years ago. He played also for Naco in Dominican Republic league.


The list of other players, who all have Dominican Republic passport but never been selected to any of Dominican Republic national teams:

   #1. Alfred Horford (208-F/C-86, college: Florida, currently plays in NBA) led Atlanta Hawks to a victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder (2-2) 104-95 in the NBA in Sunday night's game. He was MVP of the game. Horford had a double-double by scoring 23 points and getting 12 rebounds. He also added 3 assists in 33 minutes. The Atlanta Hawks have 1-1 record this season. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. It's Horford's sixth year with the team. Horford has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 18.5ppg, 8.5rpg and 3.0apg in the two games he played so far.

   #2. Experienced Ricardo Greer (197-F/G-78, college: Pittsburgh, currently plays in France) contributed to a Strasbourg IG's victory against the eighth-ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (3-2) 80-66 in the French ProA on Monday night. Greer scored 15 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and dished 5 assists in 35 minutes. Strasbourg IG (4-1) is placed fourth in the ProA. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. But the season just started, so everything may happen. Greer is ranked fourth on the list of the best rebounders in the league and also on the list of best passers (seventh place). He has very reliable stats this year: 13.2ppg, 7.6rpg, 5.2apg and 1.6spg in the five games. Greer has a dual citizenship: Dominican Republic and American. Strangely he has never played in Dominican Republic.

   #3. Adris Deleon (180-G-84, college: E.Washington, currently plays in Australia) was the main contributor in a Wollongong Hawks' victory against the closely-ranked Perth Wildcats (3-1) crushing them 100-67 in the Australian NBL in Sunday night's game. Deleon was MVP of the game. He scored 26 points (!!!) (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Wollongong Hawks (5-0) are placed first in the NBL. So far his team won all five games in the Regular Season. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. Deleon is currently second on the list of top scorers and also on the list of most steals (third place). This season he has very high stats. Deleon averages: 17.2ppg, 3.8rpg, 3.0apg and 1.8spg.

   #4. James Feldeine (193-G-88, college: Quinnipiac, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB could not help Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (1-5) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Feldeine's very good performance Baloncesto Fuenlabrada was edged 82-80 on the road by the higher-ranked FIATC Joventut (#9). He was the top scorer with 21 points. Feldeine also added 6 passes. It's Feldeine's first season with the team. Feldeine is ranked eighth on the list of the top scorers in the league. He has very reliable stats this season: 14.3ppg, 1.2rpg, 2.5apg and 1.5spg. Feldeine is another player who holds two passports: Dominican Republic and American. Apparently he has never played in Dominican Republic.

   #5. Emmanuel Quezada (188-PG-85, college: USF, currently plays in Spain) faced previously mentioned James Feldeine in the Spanish ACB last game. Quezada helped FIATC Joventut edge the 14th-ranked Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (1-5) 82-80. He scored 9 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 17 minutes. It's Quezada's first season with the team. Quezada has relatively good stats this year: 13.0ppg, 3.3rpg and 3.3apg in the six games. He has both American and Dominican Republic nationalities. Apparently Quezada has never played in Dominican Republic.

   #6. Tjoe de Paula (185-PG-81, agency: Court Side, currently plays in Holland), who plays in the Dutch Eredivisie was not able to help Leeuwarden (2-5) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance Leeuwarden was defeated in an overtime 96-90 at home by the higher-ranked M.Magixx (#3). de Paula was the top scorer with 23 points. He also added made 3 passes and 3 steals. This season de Paula has very high stats. He averages: 16.0ppg, 2.3rpg, 3.3apg and 2.0spg. de Paula also holds two passports: Dominican Republic and Dutch.

   #7. Larry Turner (210-C/F-82, college: Tennessee St., currently plays in Greece) helped Apollon Patras edge the league outsider Kavala 80-79 in the Greek A1 on Saturday night. He recorded 11 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 26 minutes. This year Turner's overall stats are: 6.5ppg and 3.0rpg in the four games. He holds both American and Dominican Republic passports. Apparently Turner has never played in Dominican Republic.

   #8. Francisco Garcia (201-F/G-81, college: Louisville, currently plays in NBA) was not able to secure a victory for the Sacramento Kings in their game against the Chicago Bulls in the NBA. He scored 5 points. His team were defeated 93-87 in the NBA. Garcia's overall stats this season are: 2.3ppg and 1.3rpg.

   #9. Ruben Guillandeaux (198-G-88, college: La Salle, currently plays in Cyprus), who plays in the Cypriot Division A couldn't help AEL (1-1) in their last game. Despite Guillandeaux's good performance AEL lost 59-67 in Nicosia to the second-ranked Omonia. He scored 14 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 38 minutes. Guillandeaux has relatively good stats this year: 11.0ppg, 7.0rpg and 2.0apg in the two games. He holds both American and Dominican Republic passports. Apparently Guillandeaux has never played in Dominican Republic.

   #10. Sean Ogirri (188-PG-86, college: Wyoming, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Leche Rio Breogan in their game against Lleida Basquet in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division). Ogirri scored 7 points and added 4 assists in 17 minutes. His team lost 65-76. This year Ogirri's total stats are: 8.8ppg, 2.0rpg and 3.2apg in the five games. He has Nigerian and Dominican Republic nationalities.
  




Luis Flores
Guaymas sign Luis Flores, ex BC Nokia - May 25, 2016

Ostioneros de Guaymas (CIBACOPA) signed 35-year old Dominican guard Luis Flores (188-81, college: Manhattan, agency: 011 Sports). He moved there from BC Nokia in Finnish Korisliiga where he started the season, but left. In 5 games he had very impressive stats: 18.6ppg, 4.8rpg, 3.4apg and 1.0spg this season. The last summer Flores played at Guaros (LPB) in Venezuelan league. In 22 games he recorded 8.7ppg, 2.1rpg, 1.4apg and 1.0spg. In 2004 he was drafted by Brooklyn Kings (USBL) as #5 pic...   [read more]

Bernardo
Polanco
Retiro 23 earns Torneo Superior de San Pedro de Macoris title - May 18, 2016

Retiro 23 was the winner in the 2016 edition of Torneo Superior de San Pedro de Macoris, as the team completed a 2-0 sweep over Centro in the Finals, thanks to a victory, 106-83, in a tournament dedicated to Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic. Bernardo Polanco (189-G-94) was the top scorer for the champions with 31 points and he was followed by Jose Polanco with 20, Jhonatan Araujo (208-C-96) with 15 points and 16 rebounds, David Paulino with 12 points, Gadiel Smith with...   [read more]

Rashad
Bishop
Rashad Bishop (ex Mauricio Baez) signs at Navolato - May 11, 2016

Garra Canera de Navolato (CIBACOPA) landed 28-year old American forward Rashad Bishop (198-100kg-88, college: Cincinnati). He moved there from Mauricio Baez in District National in Dominican Republic where he started the season. In 2012 (a year after he left the college) Bishop was drafted by Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League) in fourth round (64th overall). He attended University of Cincinnati until 2011 and it will be his fifth season in pro basketball. Among other achievements Bishop pla...   [read more]


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Centro Juvenil Don Bosco and San Sebastian win in Torneo Superior de Espaillat (BSE) - May 7, 2016  
Retiro 23 and Centro advance to the 2016 Finals in Torneo Superior de San Pedro de Macoris - May 7, 2016  
Astros de Bonao and Jaiberos del Sur to play the 2016 Finals in Torneo Superior de Bonao - May 7, 2016  
Juan Pablo Duarte takes the chrown in Torneo Superior de San Francisco de Macoris - May 7, 2016  
Mauricio Baez lifts the trophy in Torneo Superior del Distrito Nacional - May 7, 2016  
Larry Turner (ex Byblos) agreed terms with Al Nizwa for GCC !! - May 3, 2016  
Bucaros tab Tayron Thomas, ex El Million - Apr 30, 2016  
Dominican Republic National Team 2016 - Apr 28, 2016  
Edgar Sosa (ex Petrochimi) is a newcomer at Hapoel Jerusalem - Apr 16, 2016  
Pueblo Nuevo celebrate Santiago title - Apr 11, 2016  
Maximo Gomez earn Superior La Romana title - Apr 11, 2016  
Pueblo Nuevo make another step towards Santiago title - Apr 9, 2016  
Pueblo Nuevo earn second straight win in Santiago Finals - Apr 7, 2016  
Pueblo Nuevo claim opening win in Santiago Finals - Apr 4, 2016  
Santiago League Round 4 (Second Stage): GUG edges CDP by three points - Mar 31, 2016  
Santiago League Round 3 (Second Stage): Pueblo Nuevo hands first loss to GUG - Mar 28, 2016  
Santiago League Round 2 of Second Stage - Mar 24, 2016  
Gaiteros land Terrence Shannon, ex Plaza - Mar 22, 2016  
Santiago League Round 14: Sameji loses to CDP - Mar 19, 2016  
Echague signs Jaron Nash, ex GUG - Mar 18, 2016  
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