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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 
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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 
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Last:3/8/2017
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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 
Player of the Week

 Davon Jefferson
  Arecibo
  ( 204-F-86 )
  
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Barea leads T-Wolves to 101-97 win over Nuggets - Jan 3, 2013


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Jose Juan Barea (181-PG-84, college: Northeastern) scored 12 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter while All-Star forward Kevin Love sat on the bench with a sprained finger, lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 101-97 win over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.

The Timberwolves were playing for the second straight night, but fatigue hardly appeared to be a factor as they handed the Nuggets a rare home loss. Denver, on the other hand, looked lethargic two days after snapping the Los Angeles Clippers' 17-game winning streak. Kosta Koufos and Ty Lawson led the Nuggets with 16 points each.

The game went back and forth in the final quarter before Luke Ridnour gave the Timberwolves the lead for good on a 3-pointer with 2:43 remaining. Jose Juan Barea then followed with another 3 to cement the win.

But it might be a costly victory for the Timberwolves after Love departed with a sprained finger on his right hand in the third quarter. Love broke his right hand in October, missing the opening nine games of the season, and has struggled to get on track with his jumper ever since.

Love was sliding past a Nuggets player in the lane when he suddenly clutched at his hand and headed into the training room. Love had 12 points and 17 rebounds before departing. He later returned to the bench to watch.

The Pepsi Center hasn't been kind to Love, who sustained a mild concussion and neck strain after a hit to the head in a game against Denver last April.

It was a big night for the usually modest Andre Miller, who scored the 15,000th point of his career on a mid-range jumper in the first quarter. He became only the eighth player to reach that scoring plateau while also compiling 7,500 career assists. Oscar Robertson, Gary Payton, John Stockton, Isiah Thomas, Magic Johnson, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash also accomplished the feat.

In typical Miller fashion, the 36-year-old downplayed the approaching milestone before the game. Said Miller: "A big individual accomplishment ... I try not to dwell on it. I never even thought about it. It's good to get it over with."

Nuggets coach George Karl said he would put Miller in the "top five in basketball" and that having a player with Miller's vision "is a blessing to a coach."

Miller started the game in place of Lawson, who's still recovering from a strained left Achilles tendon. Lawson sat out Tuesday when the Nuggets beat the Clippers and has been bothered by tightness in the tendon for the past week.

The speedy point guard provided a spark off the bench against Minnesota - the first time in nearly two years that Lawson entered a game as a reserve.

The Timberwolves were without point guard Ricky Rubio, who has been dealing with back spasms and remained in Minnesota during the two-game swing through Utah and Denver. The team is being cautious with Rubio, who is coming back from a torn ACL in his left knee. Minnesota hopes to have Rubio back Saturday against Portland.

NOTES: The Timberwolves had six players score in double figures. Alexey Shved also had 17 points. ... Asked about the chances of the Denver Broncos making the Super Bowl, Karl said, "I like them." ... Otis Day of "Animal House" fame sang at halftime. ... Miller finished with 10 assists.
Courtesy of: http://seattletimes.com   




Carlos
Rivera
Puerto Rican NT continues their preparation for the AmeriCup - 5 days ago
The Puerto Rican National Team continues their preparation for the AmeriCup and today held another open practice for the fans and media members. A total of 12 players practiced today under head coach Eddie Casiano. The players practicing were Tyler Davis, Carlos "Yao" Lopez, Ramon Rivas Jr., Melsahn Basabe, Chris Ortiz, Emmy Andujar, Chris Gaston, Gilberto Clavell, Isaac Sosa, Angel Rodriguez, Alex Abreu and Carlos Rivera. Gary Browne and Alexis Colon are expected to come back to practic...   [read more]

Alejandro
Carmona
Piratas de Quebradillas claim BSN title - 6 days ago
Quebradillas - Arecibo 98-90 Quebradillas are the new BSN champions. They overcame Arecibo in the decisive seventh game of the championship series. Capitanes trailed by 14 points at halftime and as many as 17 after three quarters before a 39-30 last quarter charge cut the deficit to 90-98 at the end of the game. Piratas made 28-of-32 free shots (87.5 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in th...   [read more]

Davon
Jefferson
BSN Round 6 of Finals. Arecibo force decider - 8 days ago
Arecibo - Quebradillas 105-93 Arecibo beat Quebradillas to level the championship series at 3-3. The hosts trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 60-47 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Capitanes dominated down low during the game scoring 72 of its points in the paint compared to Piratas' 40. They outrebounded Piratas 38-23 including 17 on the offensive glass. It was a good game for American forward Davon Jefferson (204-86, college: USC) who led his...   [read more]


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