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LPB Standings
Eastern Conference
 1. Bucaneros 7-5 
 2. Gigantes 5-2 
 3. Guaiqueries 4-6 
 4. Marinos 3-4 
 5. Panteras 2-7 
Western Conference
 1. Cocodrilos 11-1 
 2. Trotamundos 6-4 
 3. Gaiteros 3-5 
 4. Toros 2-6 
 5. Guaros 1-4 
Full Standings
Last:3/23/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Broncos 21-3 
 2. Guaros 2 21-3 
 3. Cangrejeros 15-9 
 4. Araguenos 13-11 
 5. Aduaneros 5-19 
 6. Estudiantes 5-19 
 7. Atleticos 4-20 
Last:9/7/2016
LNB II Standings
Group A
 1. Marineros 16-4 
 2. Comuna 14-6 
 3. Cayaurimas 12-8 
 4. Cumanagotos 9-11 
 5. Marinos 9-11 
 6. Duros 0-20 
Group B
 1. Estibadores 14-2 
 2. Guarenas 12-4 
 3. Saurios 6-10 
 4. Tatuyes 5-11 
 5. Guacara 3-13 
Last:11/21/2016
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
Liga Sudamericana Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Weber Bahia 3-0 
 2. Olimpico LB 2-1 
 3. Brasilia 1-2 
 4. Guaros 0-3 
Group F
 1. Mogi 3-0 
 2. Hebraica 2-1 
 3. Paulistano 1-2 
 4. GECR Indalo 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Last:12/12/2016
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Juan Miguel SUERO
  Gaiteros
  (198-SG-93)
  Avg: 24.1
 1. Suero, Gaiteros24.1 
 2. Thornton, Gaiteros21.0 
 3. Sucre, Gigantes19.1 
 4. Flores, Guaiqueries18.6 
 5. Vaughn, Gaiteros18.3 
 6. Guerrero, Toros17.8 
 7. Graham, Guaros17.6 
 8. Fuller, Toros17.5 
 9. Flowers, Cocodrilos17.3 
 10. Hamilton, Bucan.17.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Axiers SUCRE
  Gigantes
  (199-F-78)
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Sucre, Gigantes11.3 
 2. Salcedo, Gaiteros9.2 
 3. Garrett, Marinos8.8 
 4. Sutton, Cocodrilos8.3 
 5. Colmenares, Guaros8.2 
 6. Guerrero, Toros8.1 
 7. Graterol, Bucaneros8.1 
 8. Melvin, Guaiqueries7.9 
 9. Sakakini, Trotamun.7.7 
 10. Hamilton, Bucan.7.3 
Assists Per Game
 David CUBILLAN
  Trotamundos
  (181-PG-87)
  Avg: 7
 1. Cubillan, Trotamundos7.0 
 2. Guillent, Guaros5.8 
 3. Tarrant, Gigantes4.0 
 4. Urdaneta, Gaiteros4.0 
 5. Downey, Guaiquer.3.8 
 6. Cazorla, Gigantes3.7 
 7. Suero, Gaiteros3.6 
 8. Canty, Panteras3.6 
 9. Garcia, Cocodrilos3.5 
 10. Cedeno, Bucaneros3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Devan DOWNEY
  Guaiquer.
  (175-G-87)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Downey, Guaiquer.1.8 
 2. Flores, Guaiqueries1.6 
 3. Chiquito, Gaiteros1.6 
 4. Acosta, Panteras1.6 
 5. Suero, Gaiteros1.5 
 6. Flowers, Cocodrilos1.5 
 7. Macuare, Gaiteros1.5 
 8. Garcia, Cocodrilos1.5 
 9. Escalona, Gaiteros1.5 
 10. Cazorla, Gigantes1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Julian VAUGHN
  Gaiteros
  (208-C-88)
  Avg: 2
 1. Vaughn, Gaiteros2.0 
 2. Garrett, Marinos2.0 
 3. Sutton, Cocodrilos1.8 
 4. Thornton, Gaiteros1.5 
 5. Guerrero, Toros1.0 
 6. Flowers, Cocodrilos1.0 
 7. Hall, Bucaneros1.0 
 8. Garibay, Guaiqueries0.9 
 9. Bethelmy, Guaros0.8 
 10. Bayona, Toros0.8 
Player of the Week

 John Flowers
  Cocodrilos
  ( 200-F-98-89 )
  
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Round 7 (Regular Season)

Gaiteros 57% Mar.27 Marinos
Guaros Mar.27 Bucaneros 82%
Guaiqueries 62% Mar.27 Panteras
Gigantes 77% Mar.27 Toros
Gigantes 77% Mar.26 Toros
Trotamundos Mar.26 Cocodrilos 70%
Guaros Mar.26 Bucaneros 82%
Guaiqueries 62% Mar.26 Panteras
Gaiteros 57% Mar.26 Marinos
Trotamundos Mar.25 Cocodrilos 70%
Greivis Vasquez selected the top Venezuelan playing abroad in last week's games - Dec 9, 2012


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Venezuelan players, who play currently abroad.


Greivis Vasquez
Greivis Vasquez
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Greivis Vasquez (197-87, agency: Interperformances, college: Maryland, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. He could not help the New Orleans Hornets (5-14) in their last game. Despite Vasquez's very good performance the New Orleans Hornets were badly defeated 103-87 on the road by the Los Angeles Lakers. He was the second best scorer with 16 points. Vasquez also added 5 rebounds and dished 9 assists in 37 minutes on the court; quite an impressive performance considering it's only his third season in pro basketball. It was Hornets' third consecutive loss in a row. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. Vasquez has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 12.4ppg, 3.7rpg, 8.6apg, 2FGP: 42.6%, 3FGP: 37.3% and FT: 77.8% in the 19 games he played so far. Vasquez is currently a member of the Venezuelan senior national team.

Luis Bethelmy
Luis Bethelmy
   #2. Second place goes to an international power forward Luis Bethelmy (200-86, currently plays in Mexico). He led Halcones Rojos to a victory over the 14th-ranked Osos (5-25) 100-89 in the Mexican LNBP (second division) last Thursday. Bethelmy was MVP of the game. He scored 26 points (!!!) and grabbed 9 rebounds. Halcones Rojos de Veracruz (23-7) is placed third in the LNBP. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. This season Bethelmy has very high stats. He averages: 16.3ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.2apg, 2FGP: 65.6%(99-151), 3FGP: 43.6% and FT: 68.9%. Bethelmy is in the roster of the Venezuelan senior national team.

John Cox
John Cox
   #3. The Venezuelan player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard John Cox (196-81, college: USF, currently plays in EuroChallenge). He contributed to a 1-point Paris-Levallois' victory against the third-ranked Belfius Mons-Hainaut (2-3) 90-89 in the EuroChallenge on Tuesday night. Cox scored 7 points in 18 minutes. Paris-Levallois (4-1) is placed first in group E. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. They will play only one more game in the EuroChallenge Regular Season. And that game will be critical. This year Cox's overall stats are: 7.6ppg, 1.4rpg, 1.8apg, 2FGP: 35.7%, 3FGP: 33.3% and FT: 66.7% in the five games. He is a naturalized American. Cox is also a member of the Venezuelan senior national team. He used to play for Marinos de Anzoategui in Venezuelan league.

Jose Vargas
Jose Vargas
   #4. Swingman Jose Vargas (195-82, currently plays in Mexico) contributed to Soles' victory against the league leader Halcones UV Xalapa (26-4) 92-85 in the Mexican LNBP (second division) in Saturday night's game. Vargas recorded a double-double by scoring 11 points and getting 10 rebounds. He also added 3 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Soles de Mexicali (25-5) is placed second in the LNBP. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. It's Vargas' first season with the team. Vargas has relatively good stats this year: 11.5ppg, 6.3rpg and 3.0apg. He is also Venezuelan national team player.

Michael Carrera
Michael Carrera
   #5. International forward Michael Carrera (196-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the Jacksonville University 91-74 in the NCAA last Friday. Carrera scored 17 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 24 minutes. The University of South Carolina has conference record this season. This year Carrera has relatively solid stats: 11.5ppg, 6.3rpg and 3.0apg in the eight games. He is a naturalized American. Carrera plays currently for the Venezuelan national team. Strangely he has never played in Venezuela.

Gregory Echenique
Gregory Echenique
   #6. Center Gregory Echenique (206-90, currently studies in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the University of Nebraska crushing them 64-42 in the NCAA on Thursday night. Echenique recorded a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting the same number of rebounds. He also added 2 blocks. The Creighton University has conference record this season. Echenique has reliable stats this year: 11.5ppg, 6.3rpg and 3.0apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Venezuelan National Team roster.

Juan Coronado
Juan Coronado
   #7. International forward Juan Coronado (203-90, is currently at the American university) contributed to an Liberty's surprising victory against the Southern Virginia University (6-4) crushing them 76-51 in the NCAA last Tuesday. Coronado scored 6 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. The Liberty University has conference record this season. Coronado's total stats this year are: 3.4ppg and 2.3rpg. He is also Venezuelan national team player.


One more player who has never been selected to any of national teams, but has Venezuelan passport:

   #1. Javier Roman (207-F/C-80, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) could not help Leyma Basquet (5-5) to beat Leche Rio Breogan (6-4). Roman scored 5 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 17 minutes. Leyma Basquet was edged 71-69 on the road by the higher-ranked (#4) Leche Rio Breogan. It was Leyma Basquet's fifth consecutive loss in a row. This year Roman's total stats are: 3.4ppg and 2.3rpg in the 10 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Venezuelan and Spanish.


Other top Venezuelan players, who play abroad:

Gregory Vargas (180-PG-86) plays for Halcones UV Xalapa in Mexican LNBP
Julio Miglionico (202-C-91) plays for Aguada in Uruguayan LUB
Angel Alexander Nelcha (205-C/F-68) plays for Limburg in German Regionalliga
Christopher Torres (184-F-89) plays for Grengewald in Luxembourg N2  




Lenin Lopez
Lenin Lopez comes back to Cocodrilos - 1 day ago
Defending champion Cocodrilos de Caracas (LPB) strengthened their roster with addition of 26-year old former Venezuelan international forward Lenin Lopez (198-91). It is actually his comeback to Caracas as he has played here before. He played recently at Club Deportes Puente Alto in Chilean Liga Nacional. In 28 games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.0ppg, 8.1rpg, 2.9apg, 1.6spg and 1.1bpg this season. Lopez also spent part of last year as a player of Broncos de Caracas in Venezuela's...   [read more]

Kentrell
Gransberry
Kentrell Gransberry (ex Academia) agreed terms with Guaiqueries - 3 days ago
Guaiqueries de Margarita (LPB) strengthened their roster with addition of 32-year old American center Kentrell Gransberry (206-85, college: S.Florida). He played recently at Academia in Colombian Liga de las Americas. In three games he recorded very impressive stats: 17.3ppg and 9.3rpg this season. In 2010 (two years after he left the college) Gransberry was drafted by Idaho Stampede (D-League) in fifth round (16th overall). The former University of South Florida staris in his ninth seaso...   [read more]

John Flowers
John Flowers gets MVP of the Week award for Venezuelan LPB - 3 days ago
American John Flowers (200-F-89) had a very impressive game in the last round for league's leader Cocodrilos and that's him to receive a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5. The 27-year old forward had the game-high 28 points adding six rebounds and four assists for Cocodrilos in his team's victory, helping them to beat Gigantes (#2, 4-2) 91-81. It allowed Cocodrilos to consolidate first place in the Venezuelan LPB. Cocodrilos has a very good season and are considered to...   [read more]


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