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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. 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 
Full Standings
Last:8/29/2016
LNB II Standings
Group A
 1. Comuna 4-0 
 2. Marineros 2-1 
 3. Marinos 1-3 
 4. Cayaurimas 0-0 
 5. Duros 0-1 
 6. Cumanagotos 0-2 
Group B
 1. Estibadores 4-0 
 2. Guacara 2-2 
 3. Guarenas 1-1 
 4. Saurios 1-3 
 5. Tatuyes 0-2 
Last:8/25/2016
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 News - Guaiqueries trade Salcedo and Silva, get Rafael Perez from Trotamundos - Jan 22, 2013


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Rafael Perez
Barquisimeto, Venezuela.- The general management of Guaiqueries de Margarita reached an agreement with its counterparts at Trotamundos de Carabobo, to trade SF-PF Hernan Salcedo (198-F-80) and SF Cesar Silva (190-G/F-81) to the "Blue Express" and get SG Rafael Perez (193-G/F-82) in return.

The move is huge, considering the amount of experience accounted by all the players involved, as well as the complexity of their contracts. Silva has had his share of public differences with Guaiqueries about a raise in his salary for the 2013 season and claimed he hadn't gotten paid for his work last December.

He's been with the team since 2004 and was the last remaining player from the 2007 team that won Venezuela's LPB championship. He's played his whole career for Margarita and has shared time between Venezuela and Colombia's Copa Invitacional. He's a sharp three-point shooter and keen defender who averaged 6.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.0 assists in 51 games in 2012.

Meanwhile, Salcedo's tenure with Guaiqueries lasted only one year after he arrived from Bucaneros de La Guaira in another major trade. In his single season in Margarita he averaged 9.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game in 43 games. He actually started his career with Trotamundos back in 1998. He's also played for Guaros de Lara, Gaiteros del Zulia, Marinos de Anzoategui and Bucaneros de La Guaira and has played as a foreign player in Mexico's LNBP and Colombia's Copa Invitacional.

Rafael Perez, a Carabobo state native and former player of Venezuela's Senior NT, had belonged to Trotamundos his whole career, though he actually starting playing consistently for the team in 2009, because prior to that, he would spent most of the time in Puerto Rico, the country where he went to college. He's got a Puerto Rican passport that allows him to play as a national player, so he's got broad experience in that country's Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). He also had brief stints in Mexico's LNBP.

Perez averaged 14.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game in 37 games in LPB 2012 but could not reach an agreement with Trotamundos for a contract improvement and extension.

  




Kelvin
Caraballo
Kelvin Caraballo (ex Cocodrilos) joins Club Trujillo - 1 day ago

Club Trujillo (LNB) added to their roster 28-year old Venezuelan forward Kelvin Caraballo (195-88). He played most recently at Cocodrilos in Venezuelan LPB league. The most of previous (2015) summer Caraballo spent at Cocodrilos (also in LPB) where in 42 games he had 4.2ppg and 2.9rpg in 2015 season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very spectacular season in his career as he was invited to participate in the Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game Slam Dunk Contest. Caraballo also pla...   [read more]

Chris Wright
Guaros ink Chris Wright, ex Openjobmetis V. - 1 day ago

Guaros de Lara (LPB) agreed terms with 27-year old American point guard Chris Wright (185-100kg-89, college: Georgetown, agency: Elevate Agency). He played last season at Openjobmetis Varese in Italian Serie A. Wright managed to play in three leagues last year. In 11 Serie A games he had 11.4ppg, 4.5rpg, 4.8apg and 1.4spg. He also played 8 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he recorded very impressive stats: 15.1ppg, 4.3rpg and 4.4apg. Wright helped them to make it to the cup final. He also s...   [read more]
LNB Round 28: Guaros 2 defeats Broncos - 1 day ago

The Regular Season in LNB just ended. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Broncos (21-3) in Barquisimeto on Sunday night. Visitors were defeated by Guaros 2 (21-3) 85-70. It ended at the same time the 12-game winning streak of Broncos. It was a key game for the top position in the league. Guaros 2 used an opportunity after Broncos lost their game and moved up joining them at the top position which they share with defeated Broncos. Important game to mention about took...   [read more]


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