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BSN Standings
 1. Aguada 25-11 
 2. Fajardo 23-13 
 3. Quebradillas 20-16 
 4. Ponce 19-17 
 5. Arecibo 19-17 
 6. San German 17-19 
 7. Bayamon 16-20 
 8. Mayaguez 16-20 
 9. Guayama 14-22 
 10. Isabela 11-25 
Last:7/1/2017
SuperLeague 25 Standings
 1. Juana Diaz 2-0 
 2. Penuelas 2-0 
 3. Aguada 1-1 
 4. Moca 1-1 
 5. Hatillo 0-0 
 6. Fajardo 0-1 
 7. Capitalinos 0-2 
 8. Dorado 0-2 
Last:10/21/2013
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
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Damien WILKINS
  Guayama
  (198-G-80)
  Avg: 20.3
 1. Wilkins, Guayama20.3 
 2. Ebanks, San German20.2 
 3. Holloway, Quebradi.20.0 
 4. Liz, Ponce19.9 
 5. Harris, Ponce19.5 
 6. Costner, Isabela18.4 
 7. Warrick, Ponce17.8 
 8. Huertas, Arecibo17.4 
 9. Rosario, Quebradillas17.2 
 10. Laury, Mayaguez16.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Eric DAWSON
  Ponce
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9.7
 1. Dawson, Ponce9.7 
 2. Akindele, Bayamon9.5 
 3. Laury, Mayaguez9.2 
 4. Famous, Isabela9.1 
 5. Romero, Bayamon8.9 
 6. James, Fajardo8.8 
 7. Clarke, Arecibo8.5 
 8. Jefferson, Arecibo8.5 
 9. Elonu, Arecibo8.2 
 10. Collier, Mayaguez8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Tu HOLLOWAY
  Quebradi.
  (182-G-89)
  Avg: 8.2
 1. Holloway, Quebradi.8.2 
 2. Browne, San German7.7 
 3. Arroyo, Fajardo7.3 
 4. Abreu, Aguada6.0 
 5. Fitch, Quebradillas5.8 
 6. Smith, Quebradillas5.5 
 7. Patterson, Aguada5.4 
 8. Soto, Bayamon5.2 
 9. Guzman, Isabela5.2 
 10. Duran, Mayaguez4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Damien WILKINS
  Guayama
  (198-G-80)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Wilkins, Guayama1.7 
 2. Liz, Ponce1.6 
 3. Hodge, Arecibo1.6 
 4. Behanan, Arecibo1.4 
 5. Abreu, Aguada1.4 
 6. Browne, San German1.3 
 7. Harris, Ponce1.3 
 8. Holloway, Quebradi.1.3 
 9. Fitch, Quebradillas1.2 
 10. Romero, Bayamon1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Shawn JAMES
  Fajardo
  (208-C-83)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. James, Fajardo2.6 
 2. Penn, Guayama2.1 
 3. Diaz, Quebradillas2.0 
 4. Elonu, Arecibo1.2 
 5. Orozco, Isabela1.1 
 6. Buckner, Fajardo1.1 
 7. Jefferson, Arecibo1.1 
 8. Lalanne, Arecibo1.1 
 9. Akindele, Bayamon1.0 
 10. Gaston, Aguada1.0 
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Monsalve ready for a celebration - Aug 29, 2009


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With three easy wins, Brazil has assured itself a place in the quarterfinals of the 2009 FIBA Americas Championship being played at the venerable Roberto Clemente Coliseum. But confidence is not in Jose Manuel Moncho Monsalves vocabulary. The Cariocas head coach knows too well that this tournament is not over, despite what many pundits had said. Thats why the Spanish-born coach is pacing the sidelines of the Dominican Republic-Venezuela game on his teams off day.

Its sort of scouting I guess. There is a lot of basketball ahead. Yes, we have played well enough to win, but we need to do a better job inside. A better job? Brazil is shooting 50% from the floor, 34 from the three point line. Their inside defense, lead by Cleveland Cavaliers F Anderson Varejao and underrated C Tiago Splitter, has been nothing short of spectacular. So much so that he has not needed to turn up the offensive heat so far. If that need arise, another NBA star, Phoenix Suns SG Leandro Barbosa (19 points per game) is ready to lead the charge.

After cakewalking for much of the past two weeks change in the next round were every game is a must win-type. We had played both the Dominican Republic (Day 1 of the tournament) and Puerto Rico (Tuto Marchand Cup) and they are thought teams Of the two, Puerto Rico is the one weighting heavily in the mind of Monsalve. The last time we played them, they were without (Carlos) Arroyo and (Peter John) Ramos. They make a huge difference in their overall game. These additions have made them a very tough inside basketball squad. More so when Ramos and (Danny) Santiago are on the floor at the same time.

The Man as some on his team affectionate call their coach, is as impressed with Ramos sudden development, as most international scouts. When he started out he was so young, inexperienced and with huge expectations on him, that I think detrimental his development. But after having watched him against Uruguay, theres no question he is a different player.
If theres a Puertorrican player Monsalve knows most about, it is the former Orlando Magic PG. Arroyo is outstanding. He does so many things for them. He will complicate things for us on the perimeter.

Still, the Brazilian coach is optimistic, not convince about his teams chances. It will be tough, but I hope for a celebration on the 8th. Why the eight? Thats the day we plan to touch down in Brasilia.
  




Jared Ruiz
Jared Ruiz (ex Halcones) joins Panteras - 17 hours ago
Panteras de Parque Lefevre Panama City (LPB) added to their roster 25-year old Puerto Rican guard Jared Ruiz (188-92). He played last summer at Halcones in Salvadorean Liga MB. In 21 games he had very impressive stats: 28.4ppg, 11.4rpg, 6.1apg, 2.8spg and 1.2bpg. Ruiz helped them to win the Liga Mayor Clausura title. A very spectacular season in his career as he was selected Latinbasket.com All-El Salvador Liga Mayor Torneo Clausura Player of the Year, Import Player of the YearFinals MVP....   [read more]

Ramon
Clemente
Ramon Clemente's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Puerto Ricans playing currently abroad: - 19 hours ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Puerto Ricans who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international power forward Ramon Clemente (200-85). He could not help Olimpico de La Banda (2-8) in their last game. Despite Clemente's very good performance Olimpico de La Banda was edged 87-86 on the road by the lower-ranked (#6) Atenas.    [read more]

Filiberto
Rivera
Filiberto Rivera (ex Fajardo) signs at Aguascalientes - 3 days ago
Aguascalientes Panteras (CIMEBA) landed experienced 35-year old Puerto Rican ex-international point guard Filiberto Rivera (189-80kg-82, college: UTEP). He played in the summer at Cariduros de Fajardo in Puerto Rican BSN league. Rivera managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In 46 BSN games he averaged 7.5ppg, 1.9rpg and 3.0apg. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. They also advanced to the league semifinals. The last sea...   [read more]


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