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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. Caciques 16-7 
 2. Guaros 2 14-9 
 3. Yaracuyanos 7-12 
 4. Atleticos 7-12 
 5. Waraos 6-10 
Stage Two Standings
Last:1/8/2016
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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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".
  




Keyron
Sheard
Keyron Sheard (ex Gigantes) is a newcomer at Obregon - May 25, 2016

Trigueros de Ciudad Obregon (CIBACOPA) strengthened their roster with addition of 30-year old American guard Keyron Sheard (188-84kg-86, college: Chattanooga, agency: Haylett Sports). He moved there from Gigantes in Venezuelan LPB league where he started the season. In 42 games he recorded 14.5ppg, 2.8rpg, 4.2apg and 1.3spg this season. Great year indeed as he was voted to Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game. The last season Sheard played at Libertad Sunchales (LigaA) in Argentinian league. In 5...   [read more]

Jose Juan
Bravo
Jose Juan Bravo (ex Panteras) agreed terms with Puente Alto - May 24, 2016

Club Deportes Puente Alto (Libcentro Pro) inked 30-year old Venezuelan ex-international center Jose Juan Bravo (202-86, agency: Pro Sports). He played most recently at Panteras in Venezuelan LPB league. In 28 games he recorded 7.3ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.5apg last season. The previous (2015) summer Bravo played at Marinos (LPB) in Venezuelan league. In 19 games he averaged 4.0ppg and 3.0rpg in 2015 season. He also played 3 games in Liga Americas where he averaged just 1.7ppg and 4.7rpg in 2015 s...   [read more]

Wendell
McKines
LPB Round 7 of Finals. Cocodrilos de Caracas celebrate the title - May 21, 2016

Cocodrilos - Bucaneros 86-69 Cocodrilos de Caracas are named LPB champions. They overcame Bucaneros in the decisive seventh game of the championship series to conquer the title. The game was mostly controlled by Cocodrilos. Bucaneros managed to win third quarter 21-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Americans were the main players on the court. It was a great evening for forward Wendell McKines (198-88, college: N.Mexico St.) who led his team to a vi...   [read more]


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LPB Round 5 of Finals. Bucaneros stay alive with victory - May 17, 2016  
LPB Round 4 of Finals. Cocodrilos register third victory - May 16, 2016  
LPB Round 3 of Finals. Bucaneros register first win - May 15, 2016  
Bucaneros sign Alex Oriakhi, ex Betaland CdO - May 15, 2016  
Juan Herrera (ex Marinos) agreed terms with Sabios - May 12, 2016  
LPB Round 2 of Finals. Cocodrilos post second straight win - May 11, 2016  
LPB Round 1 of Finals. Cocodrilos register first win - May 10, 2016  
LPB Round 5 of Semi-Finals. Bucaneros advance into Finals - May 6, 2016  
Dejan Ivanov (ex Yesilgiresun) agreed terms with Bucaneros - May 6, 2016  
LPB Round 4 of Semi-Finals. Cocodrilos advance into Finals - May 5, 2016  
LPB Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Wins for Cocodrilos and Bucaneros - May 4, 2016  
LPB Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Cocodrilos and Bucaneros earn wins - May 1, 2016  
Venezuela's coaching staff names 31 eligible players for Senior National Team - May 1, 2016  
LPB Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Cocodrilos and Marinos open with wins - Apr 30, 2016  
Marinos sign Darnell Jackson, ex Yesilgiresun - Apr 28, 2016  
Alejandro Barrios (ex Toros) agreed terms with Dep.Espanol - Apr 28, 2016  
Bucaneros ink Mexican Hector Hernandez, ex Pioneros, to replace Troy Gillenwater - Apr 28, 2016  
Jordan Hamilton is a newcomer at Bucaneros - Apr 27, 2016  
LPB Round 7 of Quarter-Finals. Cocodrilos, Bucaneros and Marinos reach next round - Apr 27, 2016  
Recap of LPB Round 6 of Quarter-Finals - Apr 26, 2016  
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