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LPB Standings
Eastern Conference
 1. Guaiqueries 23-13 
 2. Marinos 19-17 
 3. Bucaneros 19-17 
 4. Gigantes 16-20 
 5. Panteras 13-23 
Western Conference
 1. Cocodrilos 25-11 
 2. Guaros 24-12 
 3. Trotamundos 22-14 
 4. Toros 12-24 
 5. Gaiteros 7-29 
Last:5/31/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Guaros 2 6-0 
 2. Cangrejeros 6-2 
 3. Comuna 5-5 
 4. Metropolitanos 5-5 
 5. Aduaneros 4-4 
 6. Atleticos 0-10 
Full Standings
Last:10/22/2017
LNB II Standings
 1. Marineros 5-1 
 2. Univ. de Caripito 3-1 
 3. Monagas 2-2 
 4. Guarenas 0-0 
 5. Tatuyes 0-6 
Last:10/17/2017
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 Standings
Group A
 1 Flamengo 3-0 
 2 Cimarrones 2-1 
 3 San Martin C. 1-2 
 4 Hebraica 0-3 
Group B
 1 Pinheiros 2-1 
 2 Quilmes MP 2-1 
 3 Aguada 2-1 
 4 Osorno 0-3 
Group C
 1 Guaros 3-0 
 2 Estudiantes C. 2-1 
 3 Vitoria 1-2 
 4 Malvin 0-3 
Group D
 1 Calero 0-0 
 2 Olimpia 0-0 
 3 Portoviejo 0-0 
 4 Regatas 0-0 
Last:10/20/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Al THORNTON
  Gaiteros
  (203-F-83)
  Avg: 23.6
 1. Thornton, Gaiteros23.6 
 2. Suero, Gaiteros22.3 
 3. Gilder, Panteras22.0 
 4. Fuller, Toros19.4 
 5. Hamilton, Bucan.18.9 
 6. Tarrant, Gigantes18.3 
 7. Powell, Trotamun.18.1 
 8. Brown, Gigantes18.0 
 9. Swann, Marinos16.5 
 10. Flowers, Cocodrilos16.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Axiers SUCRE
  Gigantes
  (199-F-78)
  Avg: 11
 1. Sucre, Gigantes11.0 
 2. Massie, Marinos10.3 
 3. Salcedo, Gaiteros9.1 
 4. Sutton, Cocodrilos8.0 
 5. Guerrero, Toros8.0 
 6. Gransberry, Guaiquer.7.8 
 7. Hamilton, Bucan.7.5 
 8. Thornton, Gaiteros7.3 
 9. Graterol, Bucaneros7.2 
 10. Echenique, Guaros7.1 
Assists Per Game
 David CUBILLAN
  Trotamundos
  (181-PG-87)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Cubillan, Trotamundos7.5 
 2. Elliott, Cocodrilos6.3 
 3. Robinson, Guaros5.1 
 4. Downey, Guaiquer.4.9 
 5. Guillent, Guaros4.7 
 6. Centeno, Marinos4.4 
 7. Suero, Gaiteros4.2 
 8. Wormely, Gigantes4.2 
 9. Canty, Panteras4.1 
 10. Cedeno, Bucaneros3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Carl ELLIOTT
  Cocodrilos
  (193-G-83)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Elliott, Cocodrilos2.9 
 2. Downey, Guaiquer.1.8 
 3. Cazorla, Gigantes1.7 
 4. Suero, Gaiteros1.6 
 5. Wormely, Gigantes1.6 
 6. Chourio, Trotamun.1.5 
 7. Garcia, Cocodrilos1.5 
 8. Silva, Guaiqueries1.5 
 9. Sucre, Gigantes1.4 
 10. Hamilton, Bucan.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Maurice SUTTON
  Cocodrilos
  (211-C-89)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Sutton, Cocodrilos1.5 
 2. Garrett, Marinos1.4 
 3. Guerrero, Toros1.2 
 4. Carrera, Marinos1.2 
 5. Montano, Panteras1.0 
 6. Gay, Bucaneros0.9 
 7. Jackson, Gigantes0.9 
 8. Graterol, Bucaneros0.9 
 9. Flowers, Cocodrilos0.9 
 10. Thornton, Gaiteros0.9 

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Suero's 27 points and 8 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - Mar 10, 2017


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Juan
Miguel
Suero
23-year old shooting guard Juan Miguel Suero (196-SG-93) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Gaiteros and receives a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 3.
He had the game-high 27 points adding eight rebounds and two assists for Gaiteros in his team's victory, helping them to beat Trotamundos (#2, 3-1) 73-65. Gaiteros is placed at 3rd position in their group in Venezuelan league. Too late to salvage the team, which is currently ranked such low. They already lost 3 games and recorded just one victory. In the team's last game Suero had a remarkable three three-pointers out of 6 attempts. He just recently signed at Gaiteros, being already a very valuable addition to the team. Suero has impressive league stats. He is league's best scorer averaging so far 23.0ppg. Suero is in league's top in assists (6th best: 3.3apg) and averages solid 51.4% FGP.

Second best performed player last round was Axiers Sucre (199-F-78) of league's second-best Gigantes. He is former international forward in his first season at Gigantes. In the last game Sucre recorded impressive double-double of 23 points and 16 rebounds. It was enough for Gigantes to edge Marinos (0-2) by 3 points 84-81. His team has extremely good start of the season. They won both games so far. However the season is at the beginning, so everything can happen. They still may lose their high position in the standings. Sucre is a newcomer at Gigantes and quickly became one of team's most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to center Sani Sakakini (204-C-88) of league's second-best Trotamundos. Sakakini showcased his all-around game by recording 26 points, nine rebounds and four assists in the last round. He was a key player of Trotamundos, leading his team to a 89-76 easy win against #3 ranked Gaiteros in a game of the week. Trotamundos needs these victories very badly if they think about taking over top position in Western Conference. Their record at this point is 3 victories and 1 lost games. Sakakini has a great season in Venezuela. After only 3 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 16.3ppg (7th best), rebounds with 9.7rpg (2nd best) and assists with 3.0apg (7th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Devan Downey (175-G-87) of Guaiqueries - 25 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists
5. Michael Flores (192-G-85) of Guaiqueries - 23 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists
6. Juan Herrera (197-F-81) of Marinos - 21 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists
7. John Flowers (200-F-89) of Cocodrilos - 15 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Lazar Hayward (225-SF-86) of Guaros - 19 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Cesar Silva (190-G/F-81) of Guaiqueries - 27 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists
10. Harold Cazorla (175-PG-91) of Gigantes - 20 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Ricardo
Powell
Ricardo Powell (ex Trotamundos) agreed terms with Moutahed - 17 hours ago
Al Moutahed Tripoli (Pepsi LBL) strengthened their roster with addition of experienced 34-year old American forward Ricardo Powell (199-102kg-83, college: S.Carolina). He played most recently at Trotamundos in Venezuelan LPB league. In 39 games he recorded very impressive stats: 18.1ppg, 5.7rpg, 3.2apg and 1.2spg last season. Great year indeed as he was awarded Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LPB Player of the Year, Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LPB Imported Player of the Year and voted t...   [read more]

Gregory
Vargas
Gregory Vargas selected the top Venezuelan playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Venezuelans who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an international point guard Gregory Vargas (180-86, agency: Pro Sports). He contributed to Baloncesto Fuenlabrada's victory against the league outsider Real Betis in the Spanish Liga Endesa in Sunday night's game.    [read more]

Rafael Perez
Rafael Perez signs at Portoviejo - 5 days ago
Defending champion H.R. Portoviejo Manabi (National League) landed experienced 35-year old Venezuelan ex-international swingman Rafael Perez (193-82, agency: Paris Global Sports) from Piratas. He managed to play in three leagues in three countries last year (!!!). In 20 National League games in Ecuador he averaged impressive 16.2ppg, 4.7rpg and 3.5apg. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Ecuadorian All-Star Game. The last season Perez played at Marinos in V...   [read more]


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Jesus Centeno (ex Iccan) agreed terms with Capitanes - 7 days ago  
Anthony Perez gets MVP of the Week award for Venezuelan LNB - 9 days ago  
LNB Round 6: Cangrejeros keep a leadership position - 10 days ago  
LNB III 2017 - Week 2: Gigantes and Indios lead Group C after a couple of sweeps - 11 days ago  
LNB III 2017 - Week 1: Caquetios de Falcon take the lead in Group B with a couple of wins - 11 days ago  
LNB III 2017 Groups and Rosters - 12 days ago  
LNB II 2017 - Week 3 - Marineros de Sucre sweep Tatuyes de Merida, increase their lead - 12 days ago  
LNB II 2017 - Week 2 - Bufalos sweep Tatuyes, Universitarios end Marineros's undefeated streak - 12 days ago  
LNB Round 5: Leader Guaros 2 edges Metropolitanos twice - 13 days ago  
Guaros add Toure to their roster - 14 days ago  
Echenique number one in Venezuelan LNB for round 4 - 14 days ago  
Matrix inks Blake Walker for the 2018 Copa Mitchell Cup, ex Gaiteros - 14 days ago  
Eduardo Machado (ex B.Cearense) joins Guaros de Lara 2 - 15 days ago  
LNB Round 4: Cangrejeros defeat Metropolitanos in the closest game of the week - 15 days ago  
David Cubillan selected the top Venezuelan playing abroad in last week's games - 16 days ago  
Vargas' 19 points and 7 rebounds give him LNB Player of the Week award - 16 days ago  
LNB Round 3 of Regular Season - 17 days ago  
LNB II 2017 - Week 1 - Marineros de Sucre sweep Bufalos de Monagas - 18 days ago  
Aduaneros welcome back Morillo - 18 days ago  
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