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LNB Standings
 1. Metros STGO 6-0 
 2. Leones SD 6-0 
 3. Reales LV 2-3 
 4. Soles SD 1-4 
 5. Titanes Licey 1-4 
 6. Huracanes PP 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:9/4/2016
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. Parque Hostos 5-2 
 2. Enriquillo 4-4 
 3. Dosa 3-3 
 4. Mattica 3-3 
 5. La Villa 2-4 
Last:11/10/2016
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Points Per Game
 Wendell MCKINES
  
  (198-F-88)
  Avg: 24.8
 1. McKines, Reales LV24.8 
 2. Liz, Metros S.22.4 
 3. Terry, Caneros LR20.8 
 4. Glenn, Metros S.20.0 
 5. Suero, Soles SD18.6 
 6. Tucker, Huracane.18.5 
 7. Johnson, Reales LV18.5 
 8. Greene, Leones SD18.3 
 9. Bassett, Huracane.17.1 
 10. Carmona, Soles SD17.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jhonatan ARAUJO
  
  (208-C-96)
  Avg: 10.9
 1. Araujo, Indios SFM10.9 
 2. Moore, Titanes10.3 
 3. Richard, Soles SD10.0 
 4. Vargas, Metros S.9.5 
 5. McKines, Reales LV9.2 
 6. Sutton, Titanes8.7 
 7. Santana, Titanes8.5 
 8. Montas, Huracane.8.4 
 9. Rhett, Leones SD7.9 
 10. Glenn, Metros S.7.4 
Assists Per Game
 Alex ABREU
  
  (180-PG-91)
  Avg: 5
 1. Abreu, Leones SD5.0 
 2. Nunez, Soles SD4.9 
 3. Suero, Soles SD4.4 
 4. Green, Reales LV3.8 
 5. Caracter, Soles SD3.7 
 6. De Leon, Metros S.3.6 
 7. Bassett, Huracane.3.4 
 8. Freeman, Titanes3.4 
 9. De La Rosa, Indio.3.4 
 10. Taylor, Huracane.3.2 
Steals Per Game
 Victor LIZ
  
  (188-SG-86)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Liz, Metros S.2.2 
 2. Solano, Reales LV1.8 
 3. De Leon, Metros S.1.8 
 4. Behanan, Metros S.1.8 
 5. Valdez, Huracane.1.8 
 6. Tucker, Huracane.1.7 
 7. Fortuna, Leones SD1.7 
 8. Milbourne, Caner.1.5 
 9. Suero, Soles SD1.5 
 10. Greene, Leones SD1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Jordan RICHARD
  
  (206-C-89)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Richard, Soles SD3.5 
 2. Penn, Metros S.1.9 
 3. Sutton, Titanes1.5 
 4. Buckner, Metros S.1.4 
 5. Simms, Indios SFM1.3 
 6. Rodriguez, Huracan.1.3 
 7. Vargas, Metros S.1.2 
 8. Rhett, Leones SD1.2 
 9. Green, Reales LV1.1 
 10. Evangelista, Cane.0.9 
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Trevor Ariza selected the top Dominican playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 8, 2017


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We bring you last week's top performances from Dominicans who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Trevor Ariza
Trevor Ariza
   #1. This week's number one is former international forward Trevor Ariza (203-85, college: UCLA, currently plays in NBA). Ariza could not help the Houston Rockets (44-20) in their last game. Despite his good performance the Houston Rockets (44-20) were edged 112-110 on the road by the San Antonio Spurs. Ariza was the second best scorer with 13 points. He also added 7 rebounds in 35 minutes on the court. Ariza has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 11.5ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.2apg, 1.8spg, 2FGP: 54.3%, 3FGP: 34.4% and FT: 73.3% in 64 games he played so far. Ariza has a dual citizenship: Dominican Republic and American. He played for the Dominican Republic senior national team twelve years ago. Strangely Ariza has never played in Dominican Republic.

Sammy Mejia
Sammy Mejia
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced former international swingman Sammy Mejia (198-83, college: De Paul, currently plays in Turkey). He was not able to help Tofas in their game against Anadolu Efes (18-2) in the Turkish BSL. Despite his good performance last Monday Mejia scored 11 points and added 3 passes. Mejia has relatively good stats this season: 14.1ppg, 5.0rpg, 2.9apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 60.8%(59-97), 3FGP: 44.0% and FT: 73.3%. He is another player who holds two passports: Dominican Republic and American. Mejia played for the Dominican Republic national team in 2005. Apparently he has never played in Dominican Republic.

Jose Cabrera
Jose Cabrera
   #3. The Dominican Republic player who performed third best last week abroad was former international power forward Jose Cabrera (206-84, currently plays in Spain). Cabrera was the major contributor in Mataro's victory against the 11th-ranked JAC Sants (7-12) 83-72 in the Spanish EBA (fourth division) last Sunday. He recorded 15 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 21 minutes. Feimat Mataro (7-12) is placed 12th in Group C-A. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. This year Cabrera's overall stats are: 8.4ppg, 6.8rpg, 2FGP: 52.0% and FT: 71.4% in eight games. He played for the Dominican Republic national team eleven years ago.

Jeff Greer
Jeff Greer
   #4. Shooting guard Jeff Greer (196-79, college: Rutgers, currently plays in France) contributed to a 3-point Poitiers' victory against the closely-ranked Nantes (10-11) 78-75 in the French ProB (second division) on Tuesday night. Greer scored 6 points. Union Poitiers Basket 86 (10-11) is placed ninth in the ProB. It's Greer's fourth season with the team. His total stats this year are: 2.9ppg, 1.6rpg and 1.5apg. Greer has both American and Dominican Republic nationalities. He used to play for the Dominican Republic national team back in 2009. Greer played also for Cocolos de San Pedro de Macoris 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. Eloy Vargas (211-C-88, agency: Duran International, college: Kentucky, currently plays in Argentina) could not help GECR Indalo (19-21) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the fourth-placed GECR Indalo (19-21) lost 73-85 on the road to the lower-ranked (#8) La Union in the Sur group. Vargas had a double-double by scoring 23 points and getting 12 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks in 30 minutes. It was GECR Indalo's third consecutive loss in a row. Vargas has relatively good stats this year: 13.4ppg and 6.8rpg in 17 games he played so far.

   #2. Karl-Anthony Towns (213-F/C-95, college: Kentucky, currently plays in NBA) was not able to help the Minnesota Timberwolves (25-37) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the Minnesota Timberwolves (25-37) were defeated 97-90 in San Antonio by the Spurs. Towns recorded a double-double by scoring 24 points and getting 14 rebounds. Towns has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 24.0ppg, 12.2rpg, 2.9apg and 1.4bpg. Towns has a dual citizenship: Dominican Republic and American. Strangely he has never played in Dominican Republic.

   #3. Experienced Eulis Baez (201-F-82, college: W.Illinois, currently plays in EuroCup) was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams Gran Canaria (4-2) in their game against Hapoel Jerusalem (5-1) in the Eurocup. Baez recorded 8 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists in 23 minutes. Gran Canaria was badly defeated 87-67 in Jerusalem by the leading Hapoel. It's Baez's fifth season with the team. This year he averages: 7.0ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.8apg in 15 games.

   #4. Alfred Horford (208-F/C-86, college: Florida, currently plays in NBA) was the major contributor in a Boston Celtics' victory against the Los Angeles Lakers (19-44) crushing them 115-95 in the NBA in Friday night's game. Horford scored 17 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists. The Boston Celtics have a solid 40-24 record this season. It's Horford's first year with the team. This year he has very high stats. Horford averages: 14.0ppg, 6.6rpg, 4.9apg and 1.4bpg.

   #5. Gelvis Solano (185-G-94, agency: Basket Management Solutions, college: Merrimack, currently plays in Argentina) couldn't help Echague (6-32) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the tenth-placed Echague (6-32) lost 74-78 at home to the higher-ranked (#9) Atenas in the Norte group. Solano was the top scorer with 28 points. He also added 6 assists in 37 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Solano's third season in pro basketball. It was Echague's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Solano has very impressive stats this year: 18.8ppg, 4.0rpg, 4.0apg and 2.0spg in 26 games.

   #6. Juan Miguel Suero (196-SG-93, currently plays in Venezuela) couldn't help Gaiteros (0-3) in their last game on Friday. Despite his very good performance the fifth-placed Gaiteros was defeated 69-62 on their home court in Maracaibo by the leading Cocodrilos in the Western Conference. Suero was the top scorer with 28 points. He also added made 4 passes and 5 steals. This season Suero has very high stats. He averages: 21.7ppg, 3.7rpg, 3.7apg and 2.3spg.

   #7. James Feldeine (193-G-88, college: Quinnipiac, currently plays in Euroleague) couldn't help Panathinaikos in their game against Darussafaka in the Euroleague. Feldeine scored 6 points in 19 minutes. His team lost 72-77. This year Feldeine averages: 7.1ppg, 1.3rpg and 2.3apg in 24 games. He is another player who holds two passports: Dominican Republic and American. Strangely Feldeine has never played in Dominican Republic.

   #8. Victor Liz (188-SG-86, also represented by Basket Management Solutions, currently plays in Liga Americas) couldn't help Leones (2-91) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the third-placed Leones was defeated 80-67 in Montevideo by the leading Hebraica in the group F of Liga Americas. Liz was the top scorer with 24 points. He also added 6 rebounds. This season Liz has very high stats. He averages: 17.8ppg, 6.0rpg, 1.4apg and 1.8spg.

   #9. O'Darien Bassett (189-G-86, college: Troy, currently plays in South Korea) led Goyang Orions to a victory against the seventh-ranked LG Sakers 81-73 in the South Korean KBL in Thursday night's game. He scored 14 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished 6 assists. Bassett has relatively good stats this season: 14.1ppg, 3.6rpg and 4.2apg. He has both American and Dominican Republic nationalities. Bassett used to play for Huracanes del Atlantico in Dominican Republic league.

   #10. M.J. Rhett (206-PF-92, college: Mississippi, currently plays in Lebanon) couldn't help Tadamon (1-6) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Tadamon lost 102-108 in Beirut to the second-ranked Al Riyadi. Rhett was the second best scorer with 18 points. He also added 9 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 40 minutes. Rhett has very impressive stats this year: 15.6ppg, 9.6rpg and 3.2apg in five games. He also holds two passports: Dominican Republic and American. Rhett used to play for Leones de Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic league.   




M.J. Rhett
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Rigoberto
Mendoza
Aguada welcomes back Mendoza, ex La Mattica - 3 days ago
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Terrence
Shannon
Los Prados de Santo Domingo add Terrence Shannon; ex GIE Maile Matrix - 6 days ago
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