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LPB Standings
Eastern Conference
 1. Panteras 11-6 
 2. Gigantes 10-7 
 3. Bucaneros 9-8 
 4. Guaiqueries 8-9 
 5. Marinos 3-13 
Western Conference
 1. Guaros 16-1 
 2. Trotamundos 13-4 
 3. Cocodrilos 8-9 
 4. Toros 6-11 
 5. Gaiteros 0-16 
Full Standings
Last:9/9/2018
Serie Standings
Central Conference
 1 Broncos 6-1 
 2 Recicladores 6-1 
 3 Comuna 3-4 
 4 Guerreros 3-4 
 5 Atleticos 2-5 
 6 Diablos 1-6 
East Conference
 1 Gladiadores 6-0 
 2 Cangrejeros 3-2 
 3 Margarita 2-3 
 4 Acereros 2-4 
 5 Buffalos 0-4 
Full Standings
Last:4/14/2019
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 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
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 Gaiteros25.8 
 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. A.Dotti Toros15.3 
 9. D.Cedeno Gaiteros15.3 
 10. E.Gimenez Toros15.2 
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. A.Ramos Gaiteros7.0 
 9. D.Stephens Trotamun6.8 
 10. J.Romero Panteras6.8 
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 Gaiteros3.9 
 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. N.Colmenares Gua1.9 
 6. J.Sojo Marinos1.9 
 7. C.Elliott Cocodrilos1.5 
 8. H.Guillent Guaros1.5 
 9. Y.Sifontes Guaros1.5 
 10. K.Alexander Trotamun1.4 
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 Gaiteros1.0 
 9. K.Lang Panteras0.9 
 10. K.Alexander Trotamun0.9 
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Windi Graterol's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Venezuelans playing currently abroad: - Feb 10, 2019


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WINDI GRATEROL
We bring you last week's top performances from Venezuelans who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Windi Graterol
Windi Graterol
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international center Windi Graterol (204-86, agency: Pro Sports, currently plays in Brazil). He could not help Brasilia (5-13) in their last game. Despite Graterol's good performance Brasilia lost 80-87 at home to the higher-ranked (#11) SKY/Basquete. He had a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 11 rebounds in 31 minutes on the court. It's Graterol's first season with the team. Graterol has relatively good stats this year: 12.2ppg, 6.6rpg, 2FGP: 58.9%(83-141) and FT: 63.4% in 18 games he played so far. Ex-Cocodrilos de Caracas player is currently a member of the Venezuelan senior national team.

Pedro Chourio
Pedro Chourio
   #2. Second place goes to an international swingman Pedro Chourio (186-90, also represented by Pro Sports, currently plays in Argentina). He led Estudiantes Concordia to a surprising victory over the seventh-ranked Boca Juniors (9-7) 67-60 in the Argentinian La Liga last Saturday. Chourio was MVP of the game. He recorded 20 points. Estudiantes Concordia (5-10) is placed 16th in the La Liga. This season Chourio averages: 8.2ppg, 4.2rpg, 2FGP: 36.1%, 3FGP: 36.1% and FT: 79.2%. Ex-Trotamundos de Carabobo player is in the roster of the Venezuelan senior national team.

Dwight Lewis
Dwight Lewis
   #3. The Venezuelan player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Dwight Lewis (197-87, college: USC, currently plays in Argentina). He led Gimnasia to a 3-point victory against the ninth-ranked Libertad Sunchales (8-7) 82-79 in the Argentinian La Liga on Wednesday night. Lewis scored 12 points, made 3 passes and 3 steals in 35 minutes. Gimnasia y Esgrima Comodoro Rivadavia (9-5) is placed fifth in the La Liga. This year Lewis has relatively solid stats: 14.2ppg, 2.7rpg, 2.0apg, 2FGP: 51.9%, 3FGP: 33.3% in 14 games. He is a naturalized American. Lewis is also a member of the Venezuelan senior national team. He used to play for Trotamundos de Carabobo in Venezuelan league.

Donta Smith
Donta Smith
   #4. Small forward Donta Smith (201-83, college: SE Illinois JC, currently plays in France) contributed to Pau-Lacq-Orthez's victory against the closely-ranked JDA Dijon (17-3) 63-59 in the French Jeep ELITE in Sunday night's game. Smith recorded a double-double by scoring 10 points and getting 11 rebounds. He also added 5 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez (13-6) is placed second in the Jeep ELITE. Smith has reliable stats this season: 12.7ppg, 6.7rpg, 4.4apg and 1.2spg. He is a naturalized American. Smith used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2015. He played also for Marinos de Anzoategui in Venezuelan league.

Gregory Echenique
Gregory Echenique
   #5. International center Gregory Echenique (206-90, agency: Pensack Sports, college: Creighton, currently plays in Japan) was the major contributor in a Shimane Magic's victory against the fifth-ranked Bambitious Nara (10-28) 89-80 in the Japanese B2 League last Sunday. Echenique had a double-double by scoring 22 points and getting 15 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks in 40 minutes. Shimane Susanoo Magic (29-10) is placed first in West group. It was his team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. Echenique has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 19.4ppg, 14.3rpg, 2.3apg and 1.6bpg in 36 games. Echenique plays currently for the Venezuelan national team.

John Cox
John Cox
   #6. Point guard John Cox (195-81, another player represented by Pensack Sports, college: USF, currently plays in France) led Sluc Nancy to a victory over the league leader Chorale de Roanne (14-4) 86-70 in the French ProB (second division) on Saturday night. He was the best player in that game. Cox scored 23 points and added 4 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Sluc Nancy Basket Pro (13-5) is placed second in the ProB. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. Cox's stats this season are: 11.7ppg, 1.8rpg and 2.6apg. He is a naturalized American. Cox is a former international player as he played for the Venezuelan senior team two years ago. He used to play for Marinos de Anzoategui in Venezuelan league.

Miguel Ruiz
Miguel Ruiz
   #7. International forward Miguel Ruiz (197-90, another player represented by Pro Sports, currently plays in Uruguay) managed to help Club Trouville Montevideo in a victory against the closely-ranked Defensor (16-9) 82-70 in a derby game in the Uruguayan LUB in Thursday night's game. Ruiz scored only 2 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 30 minutes. Club Trouville Montevideo (15-10) is placed seventh in the LUB. His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. This year Ruiz's overall stats are: 4.8ppg, 9.7rpg, 2.0apg and 2.1spg in 20 games. He is also Venezuelan national team player.

Harold Cazorla
Harold Cazorla
   #8. Point guard Harold Cazorla (175-91, currently plays in Spain) contributed to an Fontedoso Carrefour's victory against the sixth-ranked Estela (12-9) 78-72 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) last Saturday. Cazorla scored 15 points, had 7 rebounds and dished 6 assists. Avila Autentica Carrefour (9-12) is placed ninth in West group. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And now that game is very crucial. Cazorla's total stats this season are: 9.5ppg, 4.4rpg, 5.2apg and 2.3spg. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2017.

Francisco Centeno
Francisco Centeno
   #9. Former international power forward Francisco Centeno (203-85, currently plays in Chile) contributed to an easy victory against the leader Las Animas (20-7) crushing them 88-58 in the Chilean Liga Nacional in Wednesday night's game. He recorded 11 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Conferencia Sur. Asociacion Basquetbol Ancud (0-2) is placed first in Conferencia Sur. Centeno's team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And now that game is quite important. Centeno averaged so far 12.0ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.5apg. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team seven years ago.

Rafael Perez
Rafael Perez
   #10. Swingman Rafael Perez (193-82, currently plays in Liga Americas) contributed to Capitanes' victory against the closely-ranked Libertadores (1-1) 86-75 in the Liga Americas last Saturday. Perez scored 5 points in 12 minutes. It was his first game for Capitanes this season. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. His team is placed second in the Liga Americas. His team will play only one more game in the Liga Americas Regular Season. And now that game is extremely important. Perez is a former international player as five years ago he still played for the Venezuelan senior national team.

   #11. International guard Jhornan Zamora (196-89, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a 3-point Ourense's victory against the closely-ranked Oviedo CB 81-78 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) on Saturday night. He scored 11 points. This season Zamora has very high stats. He averages: 15.6ppg, 2.9rpg, 1.8apg and 1.5spg. Zamora plays currently for the Venezuelan national team.

   #12. Former international center Luis Julio (201-80, currently plays in Chile) contributed to an easy victory against the fifth-ranked Espanol de Talca 94-75 in the Chilean Liga Nacional in Sunday night's game. He had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 13 rebounds. Julio also added 4 assists in 34 minutes. Julio's stats this year are: 14.4ppg, 10.1rpg and 2.4apg in 29 games. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2009.

   #13. Former international forward Luis Valera (202-88, college: UTRGV, currently plays in Spain) contributed to Azuqueca's victory against the eighth-ranked Menorca 67-60 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) last Saturday. Valera scored 7 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Valera's total stats this season are: 7.4ppg and 3.1rpg. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team four years ago.

   #14. Former international forward Juan Coronado (203-90, college: Liberty, currently plays in Liga Americas) contributed to a 3-point Libertadores' victory against the closely-ranked Leones 112-109 in the LNBP on Friday night. Coronado recorded only 2 points in 3 minutes on the court. This year Coronado's total stats are: 7.4ppg and 3.1rpg in 21 games. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2016.


One more player who has never been selected to any of national teams, but has Venezuelan passport:

   #1. Osbel Caraballo (196-F-98, currently plays in NCAA2) could not help the St. Thomas Aquinas College in their last game. Despite Caraballo's very good performance the St. Thomas Aquinas College was edged 68-66 on the road by the Bridgeport University. He had a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 12 rebounds. Caraballo also added 2 blocks in 24 minutes. Caraballo's stats this year are: 13.3ppg and 7.6rpg in 17 games he played so far.

  



Serie A Round 7: Derby game ends with Comuna's defeat of Atleticos - 5 days ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Caracas: Comuna (#5) and Atleticos (#4). Comuna (3-4) crushed visiting Atleticos (2-5) by 28 points 78-50. Comuna moved-up to third place, which they share with Guerreros. Atleticos lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with five games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest. An interesting game for...   [read more]

Gregory
Echenique
Gregory Echenique's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Venezuelans playing currently abroad: - 12 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Venezuelan players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international center Gregory Echenique (206-90, agency: Pensack Sports). He led Shimane Magic to a victory over the third-ranked Dragonflies in the Japanese B2 League in Sunday night's game.    [read more]
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