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Eastern Conference
 1 Bucaneros 0-0 
 2 Gigantes 0-0 
 3 Guaiqueries 0-0 
 4 Marinos 0-0 
 5 Panteras 0-0 
Western Conference
 1 Cocodrilos 0-0 
 2 Guaros 0-0 
 3 Llaneros 0-0 
 4 Toros 0-0 
 5 Trotamundos 0-0 
Last:5/12/2019
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Central Conference
 1 Broncos 9-1 
 2 Recicladores 7-3 
 3 Comuna 6-4 
 4 Guerreros 5-5 
 5 Atleticos 2-8 
 6 Diablos 1-9 
East Conference
 1 Gladiadores 8-0 
 2 Cangrejeros 5-3 
 3 Margarita 4-4 
 4 Acereros 3-5 
 5 Buffalos 0-8 
Last:5/5/2019
Liga Americas Standings
Group E
 1 Paulistano 3-0 
 2 Capitanes 2-1 
 3 Franca 1-2 
 4 Atenas 0-3 
Group F
 1 Guaros 3-0 
 2 San Lorenzo 2-1 
 3 Arecibo 1-2 
 4 Las Animas 0-3 
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Last:3/18/2019
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Trey GILDER
  Panteras
  (206-PF-85)
  Avg: 26.5
 1. T.Gilder Panteras26.5 
 2. B.Polanco Llaneros25.8 
 3. T.Stoglin Trotamun22.9 
 4. W.McKines Cocod19.5 
 5. G.Foster Bucaneros16.2 
 6. T.Mitchell Cocodrilos16.1 
 7. D.Lewis Trotamun15.9 
 8. J.Samuel Llaneros15.3 
 9. D.Cedeno Llaneros15.3 
 10. A.Dotti Toros15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Axiers SUCRE
  Gigantes
  (199-F-78)
  Avg: 10.2
 1. A.Sucre Gigantes10.2 
 2. D.Johnson Toros9.3 
 3. J.Grant Trotamun8.4 
 4. W.McKines Cocod8.3 
 5. T.Mitchell Cocodrilos8.2 
 6. G.Echenique Guaros7.5 
 7. K.Alexander Trotamun7.3 
 8. J.Samuel Llaneros7.0 
 9. A.Ramos Llaneros7.0 
 10. F.Lampropoulos Guaiquer6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Heldrin GUILLENT
  Guaros
  (180-G-98)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. H.Guillent Guaros6.9 
 2. H.Guillent Guaros5.7 
 3. E.Mijares Toros4.9 
 4. C.Elliott Cocodrilos4.9 
 5. T.Stoglin Trotamun4.4 
 6. H.Cazorla Gigantes4.3 
 7. T.Gilder Panteras4.1 
 8. J.Zamora Trotamun4.0 
 9. D.Chiquito Llaneros3.9 
 10. J.Vargas Guaros3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Heissler GUILLENT
  Guaros
  (186-PG-86)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. H.Guillent Guaros2.8 
 2. P.Chourio Trotamun2.8 
 3. H.Cazorla Gigantes2.2 
 4. E.Mijares Toros2.0 
 5. J.Sojo Marinos1.9 
 6. N.Colmenares Gua1.9 
 7. H.Guillent Guaros1.5 
 8. B.Polanco Llaneros1.5 
 9. Y.Sifontes Guaros1.5 
 10. C.Elliott Cocodrilos1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Tony MITCHELL
  Cocodrilos
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. T.Mitchell Cocodrilos1.8 
 2. S.Osayande Toros1.7 
 3. V.Goodridge Bucan1.6 
 4. D.Johnson Toros1.5 
 5. J.Grant Trotamun1.2 
 6. L.Carrillo Trotamun1.2 
 7. J.Coronado Guaiquer1.1 
 8. J.Samuel Llaneros1.0 
 9. K.Lang Panteras0.9 
 10. F.Centeno Guaiquer0.9 
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Donta Smith's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Venezuelans playing currently abroad: - Dec 2, 2018


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DONTA SMITH
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Venezuelan players, who play currently abroad.


Donta Smith
Donta Smith
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced former international small forward Donta Smith (201-83, college: SE Illinois JC, currently plays in France). He led Pau-Lacq-Orthez to a victory against the 13th-ranked Chalon/Saor (5-7) 101-96 in the French ProA in Saturday night's game. Smith had a double-double by scoring 19 points and making 10 passes. He also added 7 rebounds and 2 blocks in 32 minutes on the court. Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez (6-5) is placed eighth in the ProA. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. Smith has relatively good stats this year: 14.6ppg, 7.0rpg, 4.4apg, 2FGP: 59.7%(40-67), 3FGP: 44.4% and FT: 73.3% in 11 games he played so far. He is a naturalized American. Smith played for the Venezuelan senior national team three years ago. He used to play for Marinos de Anzoategui in Venezuelan league.

Gregory Echenique
Gregory Echenique
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Gregory Echenique (206-90, agency: Pensack Sports, college: Creighton, currently plays in Japan). Echenique led Shimane Magic to a victory over the sixth-ranked Aomori Watts (6-13) crushing them 88-65 in the Japanese B2 League last Saturday. He was MVP of the game. Echenique recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points and getting 21 rebounds. He also added 8 assists. Shimane Susanoo Magic (12-7) is placed third in West group. It's Echenique's first season with the team. Echenique has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 20.5ppg, 14.6rpg, 2.5apg, 2.1bpg, 2FGP: 67.6%(144-213) and FT: 70.9%. Echenique is in the roster of the Venezuelan senior national team.

Alexander Morillo
Alexander Morillo
   #3. The Venezuelan player who performed third best last week abroad was former U18 international guard Alexander Morillo (180-92, currently plays in Chile). Morillo could not help Universidad de Concepcion (5-3) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the second-placed Universidad de Concepcion (5-3) was edged 96-94 on the road by the lower-ranked Espanol de Talca (#5) in the Conferencia Centro. Morillo scored 16 points and added 7 assists (was perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line). This season Morillo has relatively solid stats: 11.6ppg, 3.1rpg, 2.5apg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 34.9%, 3FGP: 42.9% and FT: 83.8%. He played for the Venezuelan U18 national team nine years ago.

Francisco Centeno
Francisco Centeno
   #4. Power forward Francisco Centeno (203-85, currently plays in Argentina) was the major contributor in a Deportivo Viedma's victory against the fourth-ranked Centro Espanol Plottier (6-6) crushing them 94-64 in the Argentinian La Liga Argentina (second division) last Monday. Centeno scored 16 points and added 3 passes in 28 minutes. Deportivo Viedma Rio Negro (8-3) is placed first in South - South group. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Centeno has reliable stats this year: 13.5ppg, 8.3rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1bpg in 11 games. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2012.

Harold Cazorla
Harold Cazorla
   #5. International point guard Harold Cazorla (175-91, currently plays in Spain) contributed to an Fontedoso Carrefour's victory against the sixth-ranked Zornotza (6-4) 91-87 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) in Saturday night's game. He scored 12 points, grabbed 6 boards, passed 3 assists and added 6 steals in 27 minutes. Avila Autentica Carrefour (4-6) is placed eighth in West group. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. Cazorla's stats this year are: 11.0ppg, 4.9rpg, 5.1apg and 3.0spg in 10 games. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team last year.

Luis Julio
Luis Julio
   #6. Center Luis Julio (201-80, currently plays in Chile) was not able to help Aleman (7-5) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Julio's good performance Aleman (#4) was defeated 83-77 in Castro by the second-ranked CD Castro in the Conferencia Sur. He recorded a double-double by scoring 11 points and getting 17 rebounds. Julio also added 4 assists. This season Julio has very high stats. He averages: 15.8ppg, 9.8rpg, 2.2apg and 1.2spg. Julio is a former international player as he played for the Venezuelan senior team nine years ago.

Jose Martinez Suarez
Jose Martinez Suarez
   #7. Former U18 international forward Jose Martinez Suarez (196-82, currently plays in Argentina) was not able to secure a victory for Independiente (0-3) in their game against Villa San Martin (6-4) in the Argentinian La Liga Argentina (second division). He recorded 6 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists in 23 minutes. Independiente (#4) lost 67-82 at home to the higher-ranked (#3) Villa San Martin in the North - North group. So far Independiente lost all three games in the Regular Season. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This year Martinez Suarez's overall stats are: 9.2ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.1apg in 10 games. He used to play for the Venezuelan U18 national team eighteen years ago.

Luis Valera
Luis Valera
   #8. Forward Luis Valera (202-88, college: UTRGV, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Azuqueca (6-4) in their game against L'Hospitalet (4-6) in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division). He scored only 4 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 11 minutes. Azuqueca (#5) was edged 79-76 on their home court in Azuqueca by the lower-ranked (#9) L'Hospitalet in the East group. This year Valera's total stats are: 7.5ppg and 3.5rpg in 11 games. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2015.

Juan Herrera
Juan Herrera
   #9. Former international forward Juan Herrera (197-81, currently plays in Mexico) was the main contributor in Lenadores' victory against the second-ranked Aaguacateros (11-5) 96-92 in the Mexican LNBP (second division) on Sunday night. Herrera was the best player in that game. He scored 21 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group North. Lenadores de Durango (9-6) is placed third. Herrera's stats this season are: 10.4ppg, 5.1rpg and 2.1apg. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team eight years ago.


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

   #1. Experienced Carlos Milano (C-85, currently plays in Chile) could not help Universidad de Concepcion (5-3) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the second-placed Universidad de Concepcion (5-3) was edged 96-94 on the road by the lower-ranked (#5) Espanol de Talca in the Conferencia Centro. Milano had a double-double by scoring 25 points and getting 11 rebounds in 36 minutes. It was Universidad de Concepcion's first loss after three consecutive victories. Milano has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.2ppg, 9.5rpg, 1.1apg and 1.2spg in 13 games he played so far.

   #2. Osbel Caraballo (196-F-98, currently plays in NCAA2) was not able to help the St. Thomas Aquinas College in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Caraballo's very good performance the St. Thomas Aquinas College was edged 94-93 in Bloomfield by the College. He scored 19 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Caraballo's stats this season are: 12.5ppg and 7.5rpg.

   #3. Luis Merida (190-G-92, currently plays in Chile) was not able to secure a victory for Universidad Catolica (2-6) in their game against Las Animas (7-4) in the Chilean Liga Nacional. Merida scored 8 points. Universidad Catolica (#5) was badly defeated 79-63 in Valdivia by the higher-ranked Las Animas (#3) in the Conferencia Centro. It was Universidad Catolica's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Merida's total stats this season are: 6.8ppg, 2.5rpg and 1.1spg.

  




Daniel
Seoane
M.Haifa re-sign coach Daniel Seoane - 1 day ago
Maccabi Hunter Haifa (National League) re-hired 37-year old Venezuelan coach Daniel Seoane.He helped them to win the National League title. The previous (17-18) season Seoane coached at Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (Liga Endesa) in Spanish league. He was selected to Coach Assistant: Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game back in 2014. Seoane was coaching Venezuelan Senior National Team between 2015 and 2017. He has coached also for other Venezuelan teams like Guaros de Lara 2, Guaros, Miranda and Bucaner...   [read more]

Willie
Atwood
Panteras add Atwood to their roster, ex Surrey S. - 3 days ago
WILLIE ATWOOD Panteras de Miranda (LPB) added to their roster 25-year old American forward Willie Atwood (201-98kg-94, college: ASU). He played last season at Surrey Scorchers in British BBL league. In 30 games he recorded 11.1ppg, 6.4rpg, 2.3apg and 1.0spg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Atwood's team made it to the The Basketball Tournament Semifinals in 2018. He was also voted NJCAA All-Region II 1st Team back in 2014 at his college time. Atwood has p...   [read more]

Stefan Moody
Trotamundos add Moody to their roster, ex Tsmoki-Minsk - 4 days ago
STEFAN MOODY Trotamundos de Carabobo (LPB) added to their roster 25-year old American point guard Stefan Moody (179-84kg-93, college: Ole Miss). He played most recently at Tsmoki-Minsk in Belarusian Premier League, but left the team in Dec.'18. In 6 FIBA Europe Cup games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.5ppg, 2.3rpg, 3.3apg and 1.5spg last season. Moody also played 9 games in VTB United League where he averaged 12.2ppg, 2.6rpg and 3.8apg. He was selected to Greek All-Star Game in 2...   [read more]


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