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LPB Standings
Eastern Conference
 1. Bucaneros 3-1 
 2. Gigantes 3-1 
 3. Panteras 0-0 
 4. Guaiqueries 0-2 
 5. Marinos 0-2 
Western Conference
 1. Guaros 4-0 
 2. Trotamundos 3-1 
 3. Toros 1-3 
 4. Gaiteros 0-0 
 5. Cocodrilos 0-4 
Full Standings
LNB Standings
 1. Guaros 2 13-1 
 2. Cangrejeros 12-6 
 3. Metropolitanos 11-9 
 4. Aduaneros 10-8 
 5. Comuna 8-10 
 6. Atleticos 0-20 
LNB II Standings
 1. Marineros 7-3 
 2. Guarenas 5-1 
 3. Monagas 4-4 
 4. Univ. de Caripito 4-4 
 5. Tatuyes 0-8 
Liga Americas Standings
Group E
 1 San Lorenzo 3-0 
 2 Mogi 2-1 
 3 Ferrocarril 1-2 
 4 Fuerza Regia 0-3 
Group F
 1 Regatas C. 2-1 
 2 Estudiantes C. 2-1 
 3 Bauru 1-2 
 4 Guaros 1-2 
Stage One Standings
Liga Sudamericana Standings
Group E
 1 Estudiantes C. 2-1 
 2 Pinheiros 2-1 
 3 Olimpia 1-2 
 4 Flamengo 1-2 
Group F
 1 Guaros 3-0 
 2 Aguada 1-2 
 3 Cimarrones 1-2 
 4 Quilmes MP 1-2 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Dwayne SMITH
  Avg: 18
 1. Smith, Bucaneros18.0 
 2. McKines, Cocodrilos17.8 
 3. Rembert, Trotamun.17.5 
 4. Foster, Bucaneros17.5 
 5. Herrera, Marinos17.5 
 6. Escobar, Guaiquer.17.0 
 7. Hernandez, Bucan.16.3 
 8. Gimenez, Toros16.0 
 9. Bracho, Marinos15.0 
 10. Lewis, Trotamundos15.0 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 13
 1. Johnson, Toros13.0 
 2. Colmenares, Guaros9.8 
 3. Grant, Trotamundos9.8 
 4. Mitchell, Cocodrilos9.3 
 5. Sucre, Gigantes8.5 
 6. Bethelmy, Guaros8.5 
 7. Alexander, Trotamun.7.8 
 8. McKines, Cocodrilos7.3 
 9. Kvietek, Guaiqueries7.0 
 10. Vargas, Trotamun.7.0 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 7
 1. Guillent, Guaros7.0 
 2. Elliott, Cocodrilos5.8 
 3. Rembert, Trotamun.4.5 
 4. Mijares, Toros4.5 
 5. Escobar, Guaiquer.4.5 
 6. Guillent, Guaros4.0 
 7. Lewis, Trotamundos4.0 
 8. Sucre, Gigantes3.8 
 9. Morillo, Trotamundos3.3 
 10. Espinoza, Toros3.0 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Guillent, Guaros3.7 
 2. Herrera, Marinos3.0 
 3. Bracho, Marinos2.5 
 4. Colmenares, Guaros2.3 
 5. Chourio, Trotamun.2.0 
 6. Foster, Bucaneros2.0 
 7. Zamora, Trotamun.1.8 
 8. Sifontes, Guaros1.8 
 9. Mijares, Toros1.8 
 10. Ramirez, Guaiqueries1.5 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Mitchell, Cocodrilos2.8 
 2. Johnson, Toros2.0 
 3. Grant, Trotamundos2.0 
 4. Almanza, Gigantes1.3 
 5. Lopez, Cocodrilos1.3 
 6. Carrillo, Trotamundos1.3 
 7. Kvietek, Guaiqueries1.0 
 8. Brown, Gigantes1.0 
 9. Heredia, Bucaneros0.8 
 10. Zamora, Trotamun.0.8 
Venezuelan men teams in Latin cups 2017-2018
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Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

Gigantes 55% May.27 Bucaneros
Guaiqueries 56% May.27 Panteras
Toros May.27 Guaros 87%
Trotamundos 97% May.27 Gaiteros
Gregory Vargas' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Venezuelans playing currently abroad: - Apr 16, 2017

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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Venezuelans who are currently playing abroad.

Gregory Vargas
Gregory Vargas
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Gregory Vargas (180-86, agency: Pro Sports, currently plays in Israel). He was the major contributor in a 2-point Maccabi Haifa's victory against the tenth-ranked Galil Gilboa (12-15) 84-82 in the Israeli Winner League in Sunday night's game. Vargas had a double-double by scoring 16 points and making 11 passes. He also added and 4 steals in 37 minutes on the court. Maccabi Hunter Haifa (14-13) is placed sixth in the Winner League. It's Vargas' first season with the team. Vargas has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.2ppg, 5.0rpg, 6.7apg, 1.8spg, 2FGP: 53.0%, 3FGP: 33.9% and FT: 72.1% in 15 games he played so far. Ex-Protectores de Miranda BBC player is currently a member of the Venezuelan senior national team.

Donta Smith
Donta Smith
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced former international small forward Donta Smith (201-83, college: SE Illinois JC, currently plays in Puerto Rico). Smith led Piratas to a victory against the seventh-ranked Atleticos (2-3) 89-82 in the Puerto Rican BSN last Saturday. He scored 12 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished 8 assists. Piratas de Quebradillas (4-0) is placed first in the BSN. So far his team won all four games in the Regular Season. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. Smith's overall stats this year are: 9.5ppg, 7.0rpg, 5.3apg, 1.8spg, 2FGP: 65.0%(13-20), 3FGP: 28.6%. He is a naturalized American. Smith played for the Venezuelan national team in 2015. He used to play for Marinos de Anzoategui in Venezuelan league.

Jose Materan
Jose Materan
   #3. The Venezuelan player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Jose Materan (196-96, currently plays in Argentina). Materan managed to help Weber Bahia Blanca Basket in a victory against the tenth-ranked Echague (8-38) crushing them 88-63 in the Argentinian LigaA on Monday night. He scored only 3 points in 12 minutes. Weber Bahia Blanca Basket (25-18) is placed third in Sur group. This year Materan averages just 2.7ppg, 3FGP: 33.3% in three games. He is also a member of the Venezuelan senior national team.

Miguel Ruiz
Miguel Ruiz
   #4. Forward Miguel Ruiz (197-90, also represented by Pro Sports, currently plays in Argentina) contributed to a 1-point Libertad Sunchales' victory against the eighth-ranked La Union (21-28) 89-88 in the Argentinian LigaA in Monday night's game. Ruiz scored 7 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Libertad Sunchales (23-23) is placed seventh in Norte group. Ruiz's overall stats this season are: 5.4ppg, 7.3rpg and 1.1spg. He is also Venezuelan national team player.

Freddy Toro
Freddy Toro
   #5. Former U18 international forward Freddy Toro (201-88, currently plays in Puerto Rico). Toro could not help Capitanes (2-2) to beat Piratas (4-0). He cannot count it as his best performance. Toro scored only 2 points in 1 minutes on the court. It was his first game for Capitanes this season. Capitanes was badly defeated 111-94 on the road by the leading Piratas. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. Toro used to play for the Venezuelan U18 national team twelve years ago.

Luis Valera
Luis Valera
   #6. Forward Luis Valera (202-88, agency: Duran International, college: UTRGV, currently plays in Spain) contributed to an easy victory against the seventh-ranked Villarrobledo (15-12) 85-69 in the Spanish EBA (fourth division) last Saturday. He scored 11 points. Isover Basket Azuqueca (18-9) is placed fifth in Group B. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Valera has relatively good stats this season: 12.0ppg and 6.6rpg. He is a former international player as he played for the Venezuelan senior team two years ago.

The list of other players, who all have Venezuelan passport but never been selected to any of Venezuelan national teams:

   #1. Juan Fontena (196-F-87, currently plays in Chile) was the major contributor in an Osorno Basquetbol's victory against the third-ranked Espanol de Talca (17-13) 84-67 in the Chilean Liga Nacional last Saturday. Fontena recorded 13 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 27 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Conferencia Sur. Osorno Basquetbol (22-10) is placed first in Conferencia Sur. Fontena has relatively good stats this year: 11.2ppg, 7.1rpg and 1.4apg in 50 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Venezuelan and Chilean.

   #2. Raul Orta (196-G-85, currently plays in Puerto Rico) managed to help Santeros de Aguada to win against the seventh-ranked Atleticos (2-3) 77-70 in the Puerto Rican BSN on Monday night. Orta scored only 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Santeros de Aguada (4-1) is placed second in the BSN. But the season just started, so everything may happen. Orta's overall stats this year are: 0.4ppg and 1.2rpg. He is another player who holds two passports: Venezuelan and Puerto Rican.

   #3. Vladimir Lamberg (202-89, currently plays in Chile) faced previously mentioned Juan Fontena in the Chilean Liga Nacional last game. Lamberg. He could not help Espanol de Talca (17-13) to beat Osorno Basquetbol (22-10). Lamberg recorded only 4 points in 5 minutes on the court. The third-placed Espanol de Talca (17-13) was badly defeated 84-67 on the road by the leading Osorno Basquetbol in the Conferencia Centro. This year Lamberg's overall stats are: 2.0ppg and 1.5rpg in 23 games.

   #4. Rafael Melgarejo (184-G-91, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a 3-point AEC Collblanc's victory against the 14th-ranked Santfeliuenc (7-17) 86-83 in the Spanish EBA (fourth division) in Saturday night's game. He scored only 2 points. Aracena - AEC Collblanc La Torrassa (12-11) is placed seventh in Group C-A. Melgarejo's team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. This season Melgarejo averages just 4.3ppg.   

Greg Foster
LPB Round 3: Bucaneros defeat Guaiqueries in the game between Top 4 teams - 16 hours ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. An interesting game for Bucaneros (3-1) which hosted in La Guaira Guaiqueries (0-2). Bucaneros had an easy win 82-57. Bucaneros dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Guaiqueries' 22. It was a good game for American guard Greg Foster (188-89, college: Saginaw Valley) who led his team to a victory with 20 points and 4 assists. American-Barbados forward Vernon Goodridge (206-84, college: La Salle)...   [read more]
Toros sign Andres Dotti, ex Defensor - 2 days ago
Toros de Aragua (LPB) signed 25-year old Uruguayan guard Andres Dotti (185-93). He moved there from played at Defensor in Uruguayan LUB league where he started the season. In 38 games he had 12.2ppg, 2.0rpg, 2.2apg and 1.4spg this season. The last season Dotti played at Larre Borges (also in LUB). In 32 games he recorded 14.5ppg, 3.6rpg, 2.1apg and 1.3spg. Good season as he was named League Player of the Week. His team made it to the Uruguay LUB Regular Semifinals in 2014. Dotti has playe...   [read more]

Dane Johnson
Johnson comes back to Toros - 3 days ago
DANE JOHNSON Toros de Aragua (LPB) added to their roster 32-year old American (has also Jamaican passport) center Dane Johnson (208-86kg-86, college: Hofstra). It is actually his comeback to Maracay as he has played here before. Johnson moved there from played at Larre Borges in Uruguayan LUB league where he started the season. In 27 games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.1ppg, 11.8rpg, 2.8apg and 2.0bpg this season. Johnson also spent pre-season at Hebraica (also in LUB) that year....   [read more]

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