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Liga Metropolitana Standings
 1 ELOHIM 4-0 
 2 USAC 4-0 
 3 Laminas C. 2-2 
 4 Pampichi 2-2 
 5 Club Force 2-2 
 6 GMS 1-3 
 7 Villa Nueva 1-3 
 8 URL 0-4 
Full Standings
Last:2/15/2019
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Hector CHUR
  Club Force
  (179-F-)
  Avg: 25.5
 1. Chur, Club Force25.5 
 2. Gonzalez, USAC23.0 
 3. Diaz, ELOH.22.8 
 4. Cano, ELOH.20.7 
 5. Goddard, Pampichi19.0 
 6. Guerra, GMS17.3 
 7. Fernandez, Pampi.17.0 
 8. Samayoa, Villa Nueva17.0 
 9. Salguero, ELOH.16.8 
 10. Giron, Villa Nueva16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Juan Carlos UBICO
  Villa Nueva
  (194-C/F-80)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Ubico, Villa Nueva10.8 
 2. Gonzalez, USAC10.5 
 3. Gonzalez, USAC9.7 
 4. Fernandez, Pampi.9.5 
 5. Diaz, ELOH.9.5 
 6. Salguero, ELOH.9.5 
 7. Samayoa, Villa Nueva9.3 
 8. Guerra, GMS8.3 
 9. Perez, GMS8.3 
 10. Chur, Club Force8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Ruben JEREZ
  ELOH.
  (-G-94)
  Avg: 5.3
 1. Jerez, ELOH.5.3 
 2. Gonzalez, USAC5.3 
 3. Samayoa, Villa Nueva5.3 
 4. Fernandez, Pampi.4.5 
 5. Juarez, USAC4.5 
 6. Cano, ELOH.4.3 
 7. Guerra, GMS4.0 
 8. Aquino, Laminas C.3.8 
 9. Gonzalez, USAC3.5 
 10. Salguero, ELOH.3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Mynor AQUINO
  Laminas C.
  (175-G-89)
  Avg: 3.8
 1. Aquino, Laminas C.3.8 
 2. Gonzalez, USAC3.0 
 3. Goddard, Pampichi2.8 
 4. Cano, ELOH.2.7 
 5. Jerez, ELOH.2.5 
 6. Samayoa, Villa Nueva2.3 
 7. Vallejo, Laminas C.2.3 
 8. Menendez, URL2.0 
 9. Diaz, ELOH.2.0 
 10. Gonzalez, USAC2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Luis MENENDEZ
  URL
  (179-G-95)
  Avg: 1
 1. Menendez, URL1.0 
 2. Diaz, ELOH.1.0 
 3. Salguero, ELOH.0.8 
 4. Chavez, Pampichi0.8 
 5. Amaya, ELOH.0.7 
 6. Gonzalez, USAC0.5 
 7. Reyes, USAC0.5 
 8. Fernandez, Pampi.0.5 
 9. Hurtarte, URL0.3 
 10. Arias, Pampichi0.3 
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Round 9 (Regular Season)

GMS 82% Feb.19 URL
Pampichi Feb.19 Laminas C. 54%
Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana round 4 best performance: Bernie Diaz - Feb 2, 2019


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Bernie Diaz
BERNIE DIAZ

Center Bernie Diaz (200-C-81) had a great game in the last round for top-ranked ELOHIM, receiving a Interperformances Liga Metropolitana Player of the Week award for round 4.
The 37-year old player had a double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds, while his team outclassed, the league's bottom-ranked team Pampichi (#7, 0-2) with 36-point margin 90-54. It allowed ELOHIM to consolidate first place in the Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana. They maintain a perfect record without any lost game in the league. But it's just the very beginning of the season and ELOHIM won both games without losing any. It's too early to say anything as the standings can be changed completely after next round. In the team's last game Diaz had a remarkable 76.9% from 2-point range. It's his second year at ELOHIM and it's hard to imagine this team without him. Bernie Diaz has solid league stats. He is in league's top in points (3rd best: 19.5ppg), rebounds (5th best: 11.0rpg) and averages impressive 76.2% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was 29-year old former international swingman Pablo Gonzalez (194-G/F-89) of league's second-best USAC. Gonzalez had a very good evening with 8 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists. Of course he led USAC to another comfortable win 73-59 over slightly lower-ranked GMS (#4, 1-1) being unquestionably team leader. It was definitely game of the week between two contenders to the title. USAC consolidated its place in top 2 of the standings. 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. Gonzalez is well-known at USAC and is a proven leader in his second season with the team. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 8.0ppg (#1). His other stats are also decent: 12.0rpg and 5.5apg.

Third on the list of top players last round was another ELOHIM's star - guard Pablo Cano (178-PG-88). Cano showcased his all-around game by recording 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists in the last round. He was another key player of ELOHIM, helping his team with a 90-54 easy win against Pampichi (#7, 0-2). ELOHIM has a very good start of the season. But there were just 2 games played, so it's too early to judge them at this stage. Cano also has a very good start of the season with very strong stats. Cano has a great season in Guatemala. After only 2 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 19.0ppg (5th best) and assists with 3.5apg (9th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Anthony Guerra (178-PG-97) of GMS - 9 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists
5. Oscar Salguero (198-F/C-87) of ELOHIM - 14 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Miguel Gonzalez (187-G/F-90) of USAC - 23 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists
7. Vinicio Enriquez (194-F-91) of GMS - 14 points and 7 rebounds
8. Marcelo Arriola (168-PG-98) of ELOHIM - 12 points and 2 assists
9. Victor Sosa (190-F-88) of USAC - 11 points and 6 rebounds
10. Carlos Chavez (191-F-89) of Pampichi - 12 points and 6 rebounds

The Player of the week is selected 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)

The Player of the Week awards are presented by Interperformances. Interperformances is a full-service agency specializing in the representation of professional athletes the world-over. With more than forty-eight years of experience, INTERPERFORMANCES is well known to all professional teams and clubs. General Managers trust and rely on our opinions and recommendations.
  




Hector Chur
Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana round 7 best performance: Hector Chur - 18 hours ago
Forward Hector Chur (179-F) put on an amazing game in the last round for Club Force, receiving a Interperformances Liga Metropolitana Player of the Week award for round 7. The player was the main contributor (34 points, nine rebounds and four assists) to his team's victory, helping them to crush Villa Nueva (#7, 1-3) with 16-point margin 85-69. Thanks to this victory Club Force moved-up to the 5th position in Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana. Club Force is a typical solid league team placed...   [read more]

Hector Chur
Liga Metropolitana Round 7 of Regular Season - 1 day ago
Coincidentally all visitors won their games. Here is the last round review presented by ESL. The most interesting game of round 7 was a home defeat of 7th ranked Villa Nueva (1-3) by fourth ranked Club Force (2-2) who outscored them by 16 points 85-69. It was a great evening for forward Hector Chur (179) who led his team to a victory scoring 34 points (!!!), 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Carlos Sandoval (-0) helped adding 20 points and 5 rebounds. At the losing side Miguel Giron (-95) resp...   [read more]

Pablo Cano
Cano's 24 points and 7 rebounds give him Liga Metropolitana Player of the Week award - 6 days ago
PABLO CANO 30-year old point guard Pablo Cano (178-PG-88) had an amazing evening in the last round for league's best team ELOHIM and receives a Interperformances Liga Metropolitana Player of the Week award for round 6. He had the game-high 24 points adding seven rebounds and six assists for ELOHIM in his team's victory, helping them to beat Villa Nueva (#5, 1-2) 85-76. It allowed ELOHIM to take over top position in the Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana. They maintain a perfect record wi...   [read more]


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Liga Metropolitana Round 6: ELOHIM keeps a leadership position - 7 days ago  
Freddy Fernandez claims Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana Interperformances weekly honour - 7 days ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 5: USAC keeps a leadership position - 8 days ago  
Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana round 4 best performance: Bernie Diaz - 13 days ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 4: GMS lose to USAC - 14 days ago  
Chur's double-double lands him Liga Metropolitana Interperformances Player of the Week award - 14 days ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 3: Laminas C. hands first loss to Villa Nueva - 15 days ago  
Oscar Salguero claims Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana Interperformances weekly honour - 16 days ago  
Latinbasket.com All-Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana Torneo Clausura Awards 2018 - 3 months ago  
ELOHIM clinch Liga Metro Clausura title - 3 months ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 1 of Finals. ELOHIM take the lead - 3 months ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 2 of Semi-Finals. ELOHIM and USAC advance into Finals - 3 months ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Wins for USAC and ELOHIM - 3 months ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 3 of Quarter-Finals. USAC reach semifinals - 3 months ago  
Recap of Liga Metropolitana Round 2 of Quarter-Finals - 4 months ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 4 months ago  
Guatemalan Liga Metropolitana round 19 best performance: Hector Chur - 4 months ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 19: Easy game for Club Force which smashes URL by 41 points - 4 months ago  
Ramirez's 29 points and 5 assists give him Liga Metropolitana Player of the Week award - 5 months ago  
Liga Metropolitana Round 18: Laminas C. beats Amatitlan by three after a very close game - 5 months ago  
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