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LPB Standings
Eastern Conference
 1. Marinos 21-15 
 2. Bucaneros 21-15 
 3. Guaiqueries 17-19 
 4. Gigantes 16-20 
 5. Panteras 15-21 
Western Conference
 1. Guaros 23-13 
 2. Cocodrilos 21-15 
 3. Trotamundos 19-17 
 4. Toros 15-21 
 5. Gaiteros 12-24 
Last:4/14/2016
LNB Standings
 1. Guaros 2 15-1 
 2. Broncos 13-3 
 3. Cangrejeros 11-5 
 4. Araguenos 9-5 
 5. Estudiantes 4-12 
 6. Aduaneros 3-13 
 7. Atleticos 0-16 
Full Standings
Last:7/26/2016
LNB II Standings
East Conference
 1. Cangrejeros 12-4 
 2. Comuna 10-6 
 3. Araguenos 9-7 
 4. Marinos 9-7 
 5. Duros 0-16 
West Conference
 1. Estibadores 15-5 
 2. Titanes 13-7 
 3. Bufalos 11-9 
 4. Tatuyes 9-10 
 5. Industriales 7-12 
 6. Halcones 4-16 
Last:11/8/2015
Points Per Game
 Wendell MCKINES
  Cocodrilos
  (198-F-88)
  Avg: 23.1
 1. McKines, Cocodrilos23.1 
 2. Gilder, Panteras23.1 
 3. Bassett, Gaiteros21.1 
 4. Shannon, Gaiteros20.3 
 5. Liz, Humacao20.0 
 6. Elliott, Cocodrilos19.5 
 7. Cubillan, Trotamun.18.4 
 8. Glenn, Don Bosco17.9 
 9. Wilkins, Guaros17.7 
 10. Barrett, Toros17.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Dwayne JONES
  Guaiqueries
  (211-C-83)
  Avg: 14.5
 1. Jones, Guaiqueries14.5 
 2. Sucre, Gigantes9.5 
 3. McKines, Cocodrilos9.2 
 4. Mitchell, Cocodril.8.3 
 5. Famous, Bucaneros8.2 
 6. Lang, Regatas C.8.1 
 7. Okosa, Cupes7.9 
 8. Curtis, Gigantes7.4 
 9. Davis, Gaiteros7.0 
 10. Glenn, Don Bosco6.8 
Assists Per Game
 David CUBILLAN
  Trotamundos
  (181-PG-87)
  Avg: 6
 1. Cubillan, Trotamun.6.0 
 2. Guillent, Guaros5.8 
 3. Elliott, Cocodrilos5.2 
 4. Barrett, Toros5.1 
 5. Barrera, Marinos5.0 
 6. Hamilton, Bucan.4.6 
 7. Sheard, Gigantes4.2 
 8. Rivera, Mayaguez4.0 
 9. Dixon, Marinos3.9 
 10. Baez, Gaiteros3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Carl ELLIOTT
  Cocodrilos
  (193-G-83)
  Avg: 2
 1. Elliott, Cocodrilos2.0 
 2. Coronado, Humacao1.8 
 3. Liz, Humacao1.7 
 4. Barrera, Marinos1.7 
 5. Rivera, Mayaguez1.5 
 6. Silva, Guaiqueries1.5 
 7. Carter, Toros1.5 
 8. Gilder, Panteras1.5 
 9. Withers, Panteras1.5 
 10. McKines, Cocodril.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Jeral DAVIS
  Gaiteros
  (216-C-84)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Davis, Gaiteros3.1 
 2. Mitchell, Cocodril.2.4 
 3. Penn, Guayama2.3 
 4. Oriakhi, Bucaneros1.8 
 5. Singlenton, Gigant.1.5 
 6. Davidson, Trotamun.1.4 
 7. Marriaga, Marinos1.2 
 8. Famous, Bucaneros1.1 
 9. Siler, Marinos1.0 
 10. Carrillo, Trotamu.1.0 
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Araguenos Jul.29 Guaros 2 68%
Cangrejeros 95% Jul.29 Atleticos
LPB 2013 Interview - Rafael Guevara feels great about playing for Guaros - Sep 27, 2012


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Rafael
Guevara
Barquisimeto, Venezuela.- Venezuelan SG Rafael Guevara (194-F-79) was interviewed via phone by Latinbasket.com Venezuela and expressed that he feels great about having been traded from Bucaneros de La Guaira to Guaros de Lara for SF Jackson Zapata (198-F-85), a move that allows him to play again in a team that he briefly belonged to back in 2008.

Guevara, a 33-year old 1.94m tall former member of Venezuela's Senior NT, played 14 games for Guaros back then after arriving in a trade from Marinos de Anzoategui, but asked to go back to his previous team, due to differences with the ownership and lack of proper finantial conditions.

"I'm happy because, despites what happened back in 2008, I didn't take anything personal. What I was getting from Marinos back then, I wasn't getting it with the old management of Guaros and that's why I left the team", said Guevara, nicknamed "La Tormenta" or "The Storm".

"As far as the fans and the city are concerned, I never had any complains. It was quite the opposite, because a city like that deserves to have a good team, because its people really gives it all out there for the team. That's why I'm glad I have this new opportunity", he added.

He also acknowledged that he was very grateful to owners Jorge Hernandez and Luis Sojo and GM Tomas Morris. "This is a compromise and a responsibility not only for them, but for us, the players. We need to stay humble and take the motivation that we're given".

He said he talked to PG Heissler Guillent (186-PG-86) after he learned that he was traded to the team and said that he's happy to play with him again. In Tiburones de Vargas, his team in Liga Nacional (LNB), Guevara is playing with another recent acquisition of Guaros, Robert Yriarte (201-F-89), who came from Marinos de Anzoategui alongside SF Carlos Morris (194-G-76) in exchange for SG Francisco Sanabria (190-G-77).

"Yriarte is also happy because the moves made were made with respect and we appreciate it. He hasn't played that much in LPB, but he's got a great future and there aren't many players with his height and talent in the league. In Guaros, he'll learn a lot from the American coach (Scott Fields) and Jack Michael Martinez (201-F-81)", explained Guevara.

Guevara thinks that, with the team that has been put together, there are "no excuses" for Guaros to be able to fight for a championship. He also expects the fans of Barquisimeto to "give me an opportunity and support me, because the last time I played there, I never had any problems with the fans. Everything else is just part of the past. I learned a lot from it and I'm now a more mature player and human being. I have been acquired in my best moment and won't have any problems to give it all out there for this team".
  




Nikola
Mirotic
Spain rout Venezuela in Valladolid - 2 days ago

Spain - Venezuela 91:55 Spain routed Venezuela in Valladolid for the second straight win between two sides. After an 80-65 win in Madrid, the European side added a comfortable 91-55 victory. Spain enjoyed a 25-11 lead at the start of the game and posted a 23-14 rally in the second frame. Moreover the Spaniards dominated the third frame as well and produced a 23-9 surge with 10 minutes to go. Venezuela meanwhile answered with a narrow 21-20 run in the last stanza for the final result. Nik...   [read more]

Jordan
Hamilton
Tofas add Hamilton to their roster, ex Bucaneros - 3 days ago

Newly promoted Tofas Bursa (BSL) added to their roster 26-year old American swingman Jordan Hamilton (201-103kg-90, college: Texas). He played last season at Bucaneros in Venezuelan LPB league. Hamilton managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year. In 8 LPB games he recorded very impressive stats: 20.3ppg, 6.0rpg, 4.6apg and 1.4spg. He helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team. Hamilton also played for the Pelicans in NBA that s...   [read more]

Felipe Reyes
Spain defeat Venezuela in Madrid - 3 days ago

Spain - Venezuela 80:65 Sergio Scariolo's team defeat Venezuela in Madrid Arena and recovered after two losses from Lithuania earlier this week. Spain posted a comfortable 80-65 win as four players scored in double figures. Spain won the first period 18-12 and added a 16-13 rally before the big break. Moreover the European side dominated the second half and posted another two narrow wins. They notched a 22-19 win in the third period and closed the game with a 24-21 run. Felipe Reyes (20...   [read more]


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