#1. This week's number one is an international swingman Romel Beck (201-82, agency: Interperformances, college: UNLV, currently plays in Israel). He led Bnei Hasharon to a victory over the closely-ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (5-7) 94-88 in the Israeli Winner League in Sunday night's game.
Beck was MVP of the game. He scored 30 points (!!!) in 36 minutes on the court.
Bnei Eshet Tours Hasharon (5-7) is placed ninth in the Winner League.
It's Beck's first season with the team.
Beck is currently first on the list of top scorers with 19.9ppg.
He also averaged so far 3.2rpg, 1.5apg, 2FGP: 65.2%(73-112), 3FGP: 27.3% and FT: 83.0% in the 12 games he played so far.
Beck is a naturalized American.
He is currently a member of the Mexican senior national team. Beck used to play for Correcaminos Victoria in Mexican league.
#2. Second place goes to an international point guard Paul Stoll (180-85, currently plays in Israel), who plays in the Israeli Winner League. He could not help Maccabi Haifa (8-4) in their last game on Monday. Despite Stoll's good performance Maccabi Haifa was defeated 89-84 on the road by the much lower-ranked Hapoel Holon (#10).
He scored 14 points, made 3 passes and 4 steals.
Stoll is currently sixth on the league's list of best passers and also on the list of most steals (fifth place).
He has individually a very good season with high stats. Stoll averages: 15.3ppg, 3.4rpg, 4.1apg, 2.1spg, 2FGP: 48.0%, 3FGP: 37.0% and FT: 83.3%.
He is a naturalized American.
Stoll is in the roster of the Mexican senior national team. He used to play for Algodoneros de La Comarca - Torreon in Mexican league.
#3. The Mexican player who performed third best last week abroad was an experienced former international point guard Earl Watson (185-79, agency: Priority Sports, college: UCLA, currently plays in NBA). Watson was not able to help the Utah Jazz (19-18) in their game against the Denver Nuggets (21-16) in the NBA.
He scored 7 points in 17 minutes.
The Utah Jazz was badly defeated 110-91 in Denver by the Nuggets.
This year Watson's overall stats are: 2.0ppg, 1.5rpg, 4.0apg, 2FGP: 32.5% and FT: 63.6% in the 22 games.
He is a naturalized American.
Watson played for the Mexican national team six years ago.
Strangely he has never played in Mexico.
#4. Guard Raul Delgado (188-91, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the Loyola Marymount University (1-2) crushing them 92-51 in the NCAA last Thursday.
Delgado scored 7 points in only 9 minutes.
The Brigham Young University has 3-0 conference record this season.
So far his team won all three games in the conference.
Delgado has relatively good stats this year: 14.5ppg, 8.0rpg and 2.3apg in the 14 games.
He used to play for the Mexican university national team
back in 2011.
The list of other players, who all have Mexican passport but never been selected to any of Mexican national teams:
#1.Mark Sanchez (201-F-87, agency: Court Side, college: Boise St., currently plays in Austria) led Kapfenberg Bulls to a victory against the ninth-ranked Furstenfeld Panthers (5-9) 81-70 in the Austrian A Bundesliga in Monday night's game.
Sanchez recorded a double-double by scoring 13 points and getting 11 rebounds.
ECE Bulls Kapfenberg (11-3) is placed third in the A Bundesliga.
It was his team's eighth consecutive victory in a row.
Sanchez is ranked third on the list of the best rebounders in the league.
He has very reliable stats this season: 14.5ppg, 8.0rpg and 2.3apg.
Sanchez is a naturalized American.
He used to play for Lobos Grises de la UAD Durango in Mexican league.
#2.Jaime Serna (205-F-89, college: UCSB, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a CB Clavijo's victory against the closely-ranked Leche Rio Breogan (7-6) 77-69 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) on Friday night.
Serna recorded 7 points and grabbed 7 rebounds.
CB Clavijo (6-7) is placed seventh in the LEB Gold.
It was his team's first victory after three consecutive loses.
Serna's total stats this season are: 4.8ppg and 4.1rpg.
He has a dual citizenship: Mexican and Spanish.
#3.Diego Gonzalez (175-PG-84, currently plays in Uruguay) managed to help Atletico Aguada in a victory against the ninth-ranked Montevideo BC (14-14) 105-99 in the Uruguayan LUB in Monday night's game.
Gonzalez recorded 5 points and added 9 passes in 20 minutes.
Atletico Aguadais placed first in Capital group.
Gonzalez belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #7 with 5.2apg.
He also averaged so far 5.7ppg, 3.2rpg and 1.2spg in the 26 games he played so far.
Gonzalez is another player who holds two passports: Mexican and Uruguayan.
#4.Juan Alvarez (200-F-92, currently plays in Uruguay), who plays in the Uruguayan LUB could not help Bigua (20-8) to beat Union Atletica (19-9).
He recorded 5 points.
The third-placed Bigua was defeated 89-77 in a derby game by the lower-ranked Union Atletica (#5) in the Capital group.
This season Alvarez averages only 1.4ppg.
#5.Juan Anderson (198-F-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Marquette edge the Georgetown University (0-2) 49-48 in the NCAA on Saturday night.
He scored only 1 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 13 minutes.
The Marquette University has 1-0 conference record this season.
This year Anderson averages just 1.4ppg in the 15 games.
He is a naturalized American.
Apparently Anderson has never played in Mexico.
Al'Lonzo Coleman (ex Agua Prieta) signs at Salon Vilpas - 1 day ago
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Salon Vilpas Vikings (Korisliiga) landed 27-year old American forward Al'Lonzo Coleman (201-104kg-89, college: Presbyterian). He played in the summer at Vaqueros de Agua Prieta in Mexican CIBACOPA. In 16 games he averaged impressive 18.6ppg, 8.9rpg, 4.1apg and 1.1spg. The last season Coleman played at Stjarnan (Dominos League) in Iceland where in 27 games he had very remarkable stats: 20.7ppg, 11.9rpg (#4 in the league), 4.4apg and 1.7spg. Coleman helped them to end the regular season as... [read more]
Salon Vilpas Vikings (Korisliiga) landed 27-year old American forward Al'Lonzo Coleman (201-104kg-89, college: Presbyterian). He played in the summer at Vaqueros de Agua Prieta in Mexican CIBACOPA. In 16 games he averaged impressive 18.6ppg, 8.9rpg, 4.1apg and 1.1spg. The last season Coleman played at Stjarnan (Dominos League) in Iceland where in 27 games he had very remarkable stats: 20.7ppg, 11.9rpg (#4 in the league), 4.4apg and 1.7spg. Coleman helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. They also played in the Supercup final. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Icelandic League 1st Team and All-Imports Team. Among other achievements Coleman played in the final of UBA in 2012. He received also NCAA Division 1 Independent Conference Player of the Year award back in 2009 at his college time. Coleman has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to three different continents (Europe, Latin America and of course North America). Coleman has played previously professionally in Argentina (MH Basket, Union de Sunchales and Banda Norte), Canada (London Lightning) and UBA (Atlanta Legends). He attended Presbyterian College until 2012 and it will be his fifth season in pro basketball. Coleman's game is described as:
Can play both power forward and center position ... Plays great post defense ... Very Physical ... Can score on block with either hand ... Has tremendous potential with great size ... Great rebounder, both offensively and defensively ... Needs to improve intensity ... Has great work ethic.
Strengths: 'smart post player, great footwork'.
Nacional adds Puckett to their roster, ex Culiacan - 2 days ago
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Nacional De Futbol Montevideo (Ascenso) added to their roster 33-year old American power forward Benjamin Puckett (205-108kg-83, college: Clayton & State). He played this summer at Caballeros de Culiacan in Mexican CIBACOPA. In 43 games he recorded very impressive stats: 15.6ppg, 6.3rpg, 2.4apg and 1.0bpg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Mexican CIBACOPA 2nd Team. The last season Puckett played at Bigua (LUB) where in 17 games he averaged rem... [read more]
Nacional De Futbol Montevideo (Ascenso) added to their roster 33-year old American power forward Benjamin Puckett (205-108kg-83, college: Clayton & State). He played this summer at Caballeros de Culiacan in Mexican CIBACOPA. In 43 games he recorded very impressive stats: 15.6ppg, 6.3rpg, 2.4apg and 1.0bpg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Mexican CIBACOPA 2nd Team. The last season Puckett played at Bigua (LUB) where in 17 games he averaged remarkable 16.0ppg, 6.6rpg and 2.2apg. Great season indeed as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Uruguay LUB Honorable Mention. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Puckett's team was regular season runner-up in Chilean Liga Nacional in 2014. He was also voted Latinbasket.com All-Uruguay LUB Import Player of the Year back in 2011. Puckett is quite experienced player. His career allowed him to visit three different continents, while he played in ten different countries. Puckett tasted the life as pro basketball player in Asia, Latin America and of course North America. He has played previously professionally in Argentina (Union de Sunchales), Finland, Japan (Kagawa Five Arrows and Shimane Magic), Portugal, Uruguay (Aguada and Trouville), Ecuador (Universidad Tecnologica Equinoc. Quito), IBA (Gwinett Majic), Chile (Boston College), UBA (GIE Maile Matrix) and NEBA (Atlanta Live). Puckett attended Clayton & State until 2005 and it will be his twelfth (!!!) season as a professional player. On Puckett:
BJ is a complete basketball player who is able score both in the post and knock down the 3-point shot. He is a good passer, solid rebounder and a defender who uses his length to block shots. BJ is a player who wants the ball in his hands to make plays and is not afraid to take and make the clutch shot as he did many times for Clayton St.
Latinbasket.com All-Mexican CIBACOPA Awards 2016 - 12 days ago
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Finals MVP: Marvell Waithe (205-F-87) of Mazatlan; Player of the Year: Michael Craig (196-G/F-91) of Hermosillo; Guard of the Year: Michael Craig (196-G/F-91) of Hermosillo; Forward of the Year: Marvell Waithe (205-F-87) of Mazatlan; Center of the Year: Paul Butorac (208-C/F-83) of Hermosillo; Domestic Player of the Year: Steve Monreal (180-PG-86) of Hermosillo; Import Player of the Year: Michael Craig (196-G/F-91) of Hermosillo; Defensive Player of the Year: Jeff [read more]
Latinbasket.com All-Mexican CIBACOPA 1st Team 2016
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