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LPB Standings
Eastern Conference
 1. Guaiqueries 21-13 
 2. Bucaneros 17-15 
 3. Marinos 17-17 
 4. Gigantes 16-18 
 5. Panteras 13-21 
Western Conference
 1. Cocodrilos 23-11 
 2. Guaros 22-12 
 3. Trotamundos 20-14 
 4. Toros 12-22 
 5. Gaiteros 7-25 
Full Standings
Last:5/23/2017
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
 Al THORNTON
  Gaiteros
  (203-F-83)
  Avg: 23.6
 1. Thornton, Gaiteros23.6 
 2. Suero, Gaiteros22.3 
 3. Gilder, Panteras21.6 
 4. Fuller, Toros20.0 
 5. Brown, Gigantes18.6 
 6. Tarrant, Gigantes18.3 
 7. Hamilton, Bucan.18.3 
 8. Swann, Marinos17.5 
 9. Powell, Trotamun.17.5 
 10. Carrera, Marinos16.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Axiers SUCRE
  Gigantes
  (199-F-78)
  Avg: 11.8
 1. Sucre, Gigantes11.8 
 2. Salcedo, Gaiteros9.4 
 3. Guerrero, Toros8.3 
 4. Sutton, Cocodrilos7.8 
 5. Gransberry, Guaiquer.7.8 
 6. Graterol, Bucaneros7.6 
 7. Thornton, Gaiteros7.3 
 8. Hamilton, Bucan.7.3 
 9. Julio, Panteras7.0 
 10. Garrett, Marinos6.8 
Assists Per Game
 David CUBILLAN
  Trotamundos
  (181-PG-87)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Cubillan, Trotamundos7.5 
 2. Robinson, Guaros5.1 
 3. Guillent, Guaros4.8 
 4. Downey, Guaiquer.4.7 
 5. Centeno, Marinos4.6 
 6. Suero, Gaiteros4.2 
 7. Canty, Panteras4.1 
 8. Cazorla, Gigantes3.9 
 9. Cedeno, Bucaneros3.8 
 10. Silva, Guaiqueries3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Harold CAZORLA
  Gigantes
  (175-PG-91)
  Avg: 2
 1. Cazorla, Gigantes2.0 
 2. Downey, Guaiquer.1.9 
 3. Silva, Guaiqueries1.7 
 4. Suero, Gaiteros1.6 
 5. Garcia, Cocodrilos1.5 
 6. Robinson, Guaros1.4 
 7. Sucre, Gigantes1.4 
 8. Hamilton, Bucan.1.4 
 9. Powell, Trotamun.1.3 
 10. Carrera, Marinos1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Michael CARRERA
  Marinos
  (196-SF-93)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Carrera, Marinos1.6 
 2. Garrett, Marinos1.4 
 3. Sutton, Cocodrilos1.4 
 4. Guerrero, Toros1.3 
 5. Jackson, Gigantes1.0 
 6. Graterol, Bucaneros1.0 
 7. Johnson, Toros1.0 
 8. Lang, Bucaneros0.9 
 9. Thornton, Gaiteros0.9 
 10. Flowers, Cocodrilos0.9 
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Round 20 (Regular Season)

Gaiteros May.26 Bucaneros 76%
Gaiteros May.25 Bucaneros 76%
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)   




Isaiah Swann
Swann number one in Venezuela for round 19 - 1 day ago
American Point guard Isaiah Swann (188-PG-85) had a great game in the last round for Marinos, receiving a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 19. The 31-year old player was the main contributor (47 points and five assists) to his team's victory, helping them to outclass Gaiteros (#5, 7-23) with 61-point margin 120-59. Marinos maintains the 4th position in their group in Venezuelan LPB. Marinos is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit low...   [read more]

John Cox
John Cox selected the top Venezuelan playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Venezuelan players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an experienced international guard John Cox (194-81, agency: Pensack Sports). He could not help Pau-Lacq-Orthez (22-12) in their last game. Despite Cox's very good performance Pau-Lacq-Orthez was edged 85-82 on the road by the much lower-ranked (#13) JDA Dijon.    [read more]

D.J.
Stephens
Vaqueros inks DJ Stephens - 2 days ago
Vaqueros of Bayamon inks the swingman D.J. Stephens(198-G/F-90, college: Memphis). Stephens is know for his huge vertical jump and explosiveness. He played in DLeague and won the Slam Dunk contest. With his athleticism he can rebound, score, block shots and play multiple positions. He arrive in a crucial moment for Vaqueros of Bayamon that are fighting for one of the eight spots for the playoffs. Also Bayamon bring back Jaleel Akindele hoping to improve in the paint area.   [read more]


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