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 1. Cocodrilos 25-11 
 2. Guaros 24-12 
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 6. Duros 0-20 
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 3. Paulistano 1-2 
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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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LPB Round 18: Gigantes defeat leader Guaiqueries - May 18, 2017


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The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader.

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked Guaiqueries (21-13) in Puerto Ordaz on Tuesday night. Visitors were edged by third ranked Gigantes (16-18) 71-69. The hosts trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. It was a good game for American Quinnel Brown (198-83, college: Auburn) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 28 points and 10 rebounds. The former international forward Axiers Sucre (199-78) contributed with 11 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American guard Devan Downey (175-87, college: S.Carolina, agency: Octagon Europe) replied with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists for Guaiqueries. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Gigantes have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain third position with 16-18 record having five points less than leader Guaiqueries. Guaiqueries at the other side still keep top place with 13 games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Important game to mention about took place in Puerto La Cruz. Fourth ranked Toros (12-19) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging one of their biggest challengers Marinos (13-17) 100-98 in the fight for the fourth place. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Marinos. Dominican forward Juan Guerrero (201-93) scored 24 points and 6 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and Elder Gimenez chipped in 27 points during the contest. The best for the losing side was the former international Michael Carrera (196-93, college: S.Carolina) with 28 points and 7 rebounds. Toros maintains fourth position with 12-19 record which they share with defeated Marinos. Marinos at the other side keep the fourth place with 17 games lost. Toros will play against higher ranked Trotamundos (#3) in Valencia in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Marinos will play on the road against Gaiteros in Maracaibo and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Guaiqueries (21-13) which played road game in Puerto Ordaz against 3rd ranked Gigantes (16-18). First ranked Guaiqueries had an easy win 89-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Gigantes. Marcus Melvin notched 25 points to lead the effort. Even 18 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists by Horace Wormely did not help to save the game for Gigantes. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guaiqueries maintains first position with 21-13 record. Loser Gigantes keep the third place with 18 games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
An interesting game for Marinos (13-17) which hosted in Puerto La Cruz one of their biggest challengers Toros (12-19). Fourth ranked Marinos had an easy win 100-81. The best player for the winners was Michael Carrera who scored 22 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Marinos maintains fourth position with 13-17 record which they share with defeated Toros. Toros at the other side keep the fourth place with 19 games lost. Marinos' next round opponent will be Gaiteros (#5) in Maracaibo. Toros will play on the road against Trotamundos in Valencia and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between second ranked Guaros (21-11) and 5th ranked Gaiteros (7-21) in Barquisimeto on Monday ended with biggest points difference. Guaros outscored guests from Maracaibo 112-75. It was a good game for Gregory Echenique who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 26 points and 17 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Guaros have an impressive five-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains second position with 21-11 record having just two points less than leader Guaiqueries. Gaiteros lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 21 games lost. Guaros will face Panteras (#5) in Caracas in the next round. Gaiteros will play at home against Marinos and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 18 Gaiteros were smashed by Guaros on the road 102-76.

Gigantes - Guaiqueries 73-89

An interesting game for Guaiqueries (21-13) which played road game in Puerto Ordaz against 3rd ranked Gigantes (16-18). First ranked Guaiqueries had an easy win 89-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Gigantes. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 21-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 89-73. Guaiqueries outrebounded Gigantes 30-19 including 25 on the defensive glass. American forward Marcus Melvin (206-82, college: N.Carolina St.) notched 25 points to lead the effort and the other American import guard Devan Downey (175-87, college: S.Carolina, agency: Octagon Europe) supported him with 16 points and 7 assists. Even 18 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists by American point guard Horace Wormely (168-84, college: Vanguard) did not help to save the game for Gigantes. The former international forward Axiers Sucre (199-78) added 10 points and 9 rebounds. Five Guaiqueries and four Gigantes players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guaiqueries maintains first position with 21-13 record. Loser Gigantes keep the third place with 18 games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Guaiqueries: M.Melvin 25+3reb+3ast, D.Downey 16+3reb+7ast, C.Silva 12+4reb+3ast, F.Centeno 10+5reb+4ast, C.Musset 10+6reb+2ast, K.Gransberry 10+7reb
Gigantes: H.Wormely 18+5reb+8ast, F.Lucena 10+2reb, A.Sucre 10+9reb+2ast, A.Jackson 10, Q.Brown 8+1reb+2ast, I.Nunez 6+1ast
gschID: 546797


Marinos - Toros 98-100

Important game to mention about took place in Puerto La Cruz. Fourth ranked Toros (12-19) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging one of their biggest challengers Marinos (13-17) 100-98 in the fight for the fourth place. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Marinos. It looked good early as Marinos took a 8-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Toros took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 2 points. They made 20-of-25 charity shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Marinos were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Dominican forward Juan Guerrero (201-93) scored 24 points and 6 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and international guard Elder Gimenez (186-91) chipped in 27 points during the contest. The best for the losing side was the former international Michael Carrera (196-93, college: S.Carolina) with 28 points and 7 rebounds and the former international guard Jesus Centeno (190-85) produced a double-double by scoring 11 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists. Four Toros and five Marinos players scored in double figures. Toros maintains fourth position with 12-19 record which they share with defeated Marinos. Marinos at the other side keep the fourth place with 17 games lost. Toros will play against higher ranked Trotamundos (#3) in Valencia in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Marinos will play on the road against Gaiteros in Maracaibo and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Toros: E.Gimenez 27+2reb+2ast, J.Guerrero 24+6reb+2ast, K.Pena 15+6reb+3ast, K.Fuller 13+3reb+2ast, D.Johnson 7+4reb+1ast, J.Leon 7+1reb+2ast
Marinos: M.Carrera 28+7reb+2ast, I.Swann 16+3reb+1ast, J.Herrera 15+2reb+2ast, R.Perez 12+4reb+1ast, M.Marriaga 12+5reb, J.Centeno 11+7reb+11ast
gschID: 546795


Guaros - Gaiteros 102-76

No shocking result in a game when second ranked Guaros (21-11) crushed 5th ranked Gaiteros (7-21) in Barquisimeto 102-76 on Tuesday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 102-76. Guaros dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Gaiteros' 28. They outrebounded Gaiteros 46-28 including a 36-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. Guaros looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists comparing to just 14 passes made by Gaiteros' players. It was a good game for American forward Andy Panko (203-77, college: Lebanon Valley, agency: BeoBasket) who led his team to a victory with 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. International center Gregory Echenique (206-90, college: Creighton, agency: Pensack Sports) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Five Guaros players scored in double figures. Naturalized Colombian guard Douglas Chiquito (193-86) replied with 18 points and British V.Islands power forward Lester Prosper (208-88, college: Old Westbury, agency: Interperformances) added 14 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Gaiteros. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Guaros have an impressive five-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains second position with 21-11 record having just two points less than leader Guaiqueries. Gaiteros lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 21 games lost. Guaros will face Panteras (#5) in Caracas in the next round. Gaiteros will play at home against Marinos and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Guaros: A.Panko 16+9reb+4ast, N.Colmenares 14+7reb+2ast, N.Robinson 14+2reb+5ast, G.Echenique 11+10reb+2ast, L.Hayward 11+2reb, H.Guillent 10+3reb+8ast
Gaiteros: D.Chiquito 18+2reb+2ast, L.Prosper 14+5reb, H.Salcedo 11+2reb+1ast, K.Urdaneta 9+3reb+4ast, E.Harris 8+2reb+1ast, D.Macuare 6+2reb+5ast
gschID: 546799


Gigantes - Guaiqueries 71-69

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked Guaiqueries (21-13) in Puerto Ordaz on Tuesday night. Visitors were edged by third ranked Gigantes (16-18) 71-69. The hosts trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. It was a good game for American Quinnel Brown (198-83, college: Auburn) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 28 points and 10 rebounds. The former international forward Axiers Sucre (199-78) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American guard Devan Downey (175-87, college: S.Carolina, agency: Octagon Europe) replied with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists and his fellow American import forward Marcus Melvin (206-82, college: N.Carolina St.) added 16 points in the effort for Guaiqueries. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Gigantes have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain third position with 16-18 record having five points less than leader Guaiqueries. Guaiqueries at the other side still keep top place with 13 games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Gigantes: Q.Brown 28+10reb+2ast, A.Sucre 11+17reb+4ast, A.Jackson 9+3reb, J.Vargas 8+3reb+3ast, F.Lucena 7+4reb+1ast, L.Cappare 4+1ast
Guaiqueries: M.Melvin 16+2reb+2ast, D.Downey 11+6reb+9ast, M.Flores 10+8reb+1ast, F.Centeno 8+3reb, K.Gransberry 6+10reb+2ast, C.Silva 5+4reb+7ast
gschID: 546796


Guaros - Gaiteros 112-75

The game between second ranked Guaros (21-11) and 5th ranked Gaiteros (7-21) in Barquisimeto on Monday ended with biggest points difference. Guaros outscored guests from Maracaibo 112-75. The game without a history. Guaros led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Gaiteros' 42. They outrebounded Gaiteros 50-36 including a 37-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Guaros looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Gaiteros' players. It was a good game for international center Gregory Echenique (206-90, college: Creighton, agency: Pensack Sports) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 26 points and 17 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). American Lazar Hayward (225-86, college: Marquette) contributed with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Four Guaros players scored in double figures. British V.Islands power forward Lester Prosper (208-88, college: Old Westbury, agency: Interperformances) replied with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds and American point guard Eugene Harris (187-86, college: High Point) added 12 points in the effort for Gaiteros. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Guaros have an impressive five-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains second position with 21-11 record having just two points less than leader Guaiqueries. Gaiteros lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 21 games lost. Guaros will face Panteras (#5) in Caracas in the next round. Gaiteros will play at home against Marinos and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Guaros: G.Echenique 26+17reb+2ast, L.Bethelmy 21+2reb+3ast, L.Hayward 18+10reb+1ast, H.Guillent 12+1reb+8ast, J.Ascanio 10+1reb, E.Baez 6+1reb+2ast
Gaiteros: L.Prosper 24+10reb+1ast, E.Harris 12+1reb+3ast, D.Chiquito 8, D.Ananguren 8+7reb, H.Salcedo 6+7reb+2ast, K.Urdaneta 5+3reb+3ast
gschID: 546798


Marinos - Toros 100-81

An interesting game for Marinos (13-17) which hosted in Puerto La Cruz one of their biggest challengers Toros (12-19). Fourth ranked Marinos had an easy win 100-81. Marinos dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Toros' 28. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 33 assists comparing to just 16 passes made by Toros' players. The best player for the winners was the former international Michael Carrera (196-93, college: S.Carolina) who scored 22 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). American point guard Isaiah Swann (188-85, college: Florida St.) chipped in 20 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Four Marinos players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was Dominican guard Kelvin Pena (193-80, college: Southeastern CC) who recorded 18 points and naturalized Colombian point guard Jorge Leon (188-79) added 9 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Marinos maintains fourth position with 13-17 record which they share with defeated Toros. Toros at the other side keep the fourth place with 19 games lost. Marinos' next round opponent will be Gaiteros (#5) in Maracaibo. Toros will play on the road against Trotamundos in Valencia and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Marinos: M.Carrera 22+5reb+6ast, I.Swann 20+5reb+6ast, J.Centeno 13+4reb+5ast, J.Herrera 10+4reb+5ast, M.Marriaga 9+6reb, R.Perez 8+2reb+3ast
Toros: K.Pena 18+1reb+3ast, A.Barrios 14+2reb+1ast, K.Fuller 10+2reb+3ast, J.Leon 9+5reb+4ast, P.Brito 7+3reb+3ast, H.Bayona 6+2reb
gschID: 538139


  




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