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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 
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Last:9/9/2018
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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 
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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 
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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 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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Francisco Centeno's 30 points make him top Venezuelan player abroad of the week - Mar 10, 2019


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FRANCISCO CENTENO
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.


Francisco Centeno
Francisco Centeno
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced former international power forward Francisco Centeno (203-85, currently plays in Chile). He led AB Ancud to a 3-point victory over the leader Las Animas (24-8) 79-76 in the Chilean Liga Nacional in Sunday night's game. Centeno was MVP of the game. He recorded 30 points (!!!), 7 rebounds and 2 blocks in 37 minutes on the court. 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 has relatively good stats this year: 14.3ppg, 5.8rpg, 3.0apg, 2FGP: 61.7%(50-81), 3FGP: 21.4% and FT: 66.7% in nine games he played so far. He played for the Venezuelan senior national team seven years ago.

Dwight Lewis
Dwight Lewis
   #2. Second place goes to an international swingman Dwight Lewis (197-87, college: USC, currently plays in Argentina). Lewis was the major contributor in Gimnasia's victory against the 12th-ranked Hispano Americano de Rio Gallegos (9-8) 75-73 in the Argentinian La Liga last Wednesday. He scored 20 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Gimnasia y Esgrima Comodoro Rivadavia (13-6) is placed third in the La Liga. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. It's Lewis' first season with the team. This year Lewis has relatively solid stats: 14.0ppg, 2.6rpg, 1.9apg, 3FGP: 36.6% and FT: 72.9%. He is a naturalized American. Lewis is in the roster of the Venezuelan senior national team. He used to play for Trotamundos de Carabobo in Venezuelan league.

Gregory Echenique
Gregory Echenique
   #3. The Venezuelan player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Gregory Echenique (206-90, agency: Pensack Sports, college: Creighton, currently plays in Japan). Echenique led Shimane Magic to a 2-point victory against the sixth-ranked Aomori Watts (12-34) 82-80 in the Japanese B2 League on Saturday night. He had a double-double by scoring 24 points and getting 14 rebounds. Echenique also added 3 assists and 3 blocks in 40 minutes. Shimane Susanoo Magic (33-13) is placed second in West group. Echenique has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 19.0ppg, 14.2rpg, 2.5apg, 1.6bpg, 2FGP: 61.4%(318-518) and FT: 74.5% in 44 games. Echenique is also a member of the Venezuelan senior national team.

Luis Julio
Luis Julio
   #4. Center Luis Julio (201-80, currently plays in Chile) led Aleman to a victory against the second-ranked Deportivo Valdivia (20-12) 77-73 in the Chilean Liga Nacional in Sunday night's game. He recorded 18 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Conferencia Sur. CD Aleman Puerto Varas Concepcion (18-14) is placed third in Conferencia Sur. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Julio has reliable stats this season: 14.3ppg, 9.7rpg and 2.5apg. He has a dual citizenship: Colombian and Venezuelan. Julio used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2009.

John Cox
John Cox
   #5. Former international point guard John Cox (195-81, also represented by Pensack Sports, college: USF, currently plays in France) led Sluc Nancy to a victory over the closely-ranked C'Chartres (10-7) 88-71 in the French ProB (second division) last Tuesday. He was the best player in that game. Cox scored 16 points and added 6 passes in 27 minutes. Sluc Nancy Basket Pro (15-6) is placed third in the ProB. It was his team's eighth consecutive victory in a row. Cox's stats this year are: 11.3ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.7apg in 21 games. He is a naturalized American. Cox used to play for the Venezuelan national team two years ago. He played also for Marinos de Anzoategui in Venezuelan league.

Pedro Chourio
Pedro Chourio
   #6. Swingman Pedro Chourio (186-90, agency: Pro Sports, currently plays in Argentina) contributed to a Estudiantes Concordia's surprising victory against the league leader Obras Basket (1-0) 87-76 in the Argentinian La Liga on Thursday night. Chourio scored 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Estudiantes Concordia (10-10) is placed 11th in the La Liga. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Chourio's overall stats this season are: 8.7ppg, 4.4rpg and 1.2spg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Venezuelan National Team roster.

Windi Graterol
Windi Graterol
   #7. International center Windi Graterol (204-86, another player represented by Pro Sports, currently plays in Brazil) helped Brasilia win their game against one of league's weakest teams CR Vasco Da Gama Rio de Janeiro (5-18) 94-78 in the Brazilian NBB in Thursday night's game. Graterol scored 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in a mere 15 minutes. Universo/Caixa/Brasilia (8-15) is placed 12th in the NBB. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Graterol averaged so far 13.0ppg and 6.9rpg in 21 games. He is also Venezuelan national team player.

Juan Coronado
Juan Coronado
   #8. Forward Juan Coronado (203-90, college: Liberty, currently plays in Chile) helped Puente Alto win their game against the leader Temuco (20-11) 89-83 in the Chilean Liga Nacional last Sunday. Coronado recorded 11 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Conferencia Centro. Club Deportes Puente Alto (8-0) is placed first in Conferencia Centro. So far his team won all eight games in the Quarter-Finals. Coronado's overall stats this season are: 9.5ppg and 10.0rpg. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2016.

Jhornan Zamora
Jhornan Zamora
   #9. International guard Jhornan Zamora (196-89, currently plays in Spain) helped Ourense win their game against the closely-ranked Magia Huesca (14-11) 78-62 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) in Saturday night's game. He scored 13 points and added 3 passes. Rio Ourense Termal (15-9) is placed sixth in the LEB Gold. This season Zamora has very high stats. He averages: 15.7ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.0apg and 1.3spg. Zamora is also in the roster of the Venezuelan national team.

Rafael Perez
Rafael Perez
   #10. Swingman Rafael Perez (193-82, currently plays in Puerto Rico) managed to help Capitanes de Arecibo in a 1-point victory against the league outsider Atleticos (0-3) 92-91 in the Puerto Rican BSN last Saturday. He scored only 4 points in 5 minutes on the court. Capitanes de Arecibo (3-1) is placed first in the BSN. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. This year Perez averages just 1.5ppg in four games. He is a former international player as five years ago he still played for the Venezuelan senior national team.

   #11. Former international forward Luis Valera (202-88, college: UTRGV, currently plays in Spain) could not help Azuqueca (11-13) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Valera's very good performance the eighth-placed Azuqueca was badly defeated 81-64 at home by the second-ranked Zamorano in the East group. He was the top scorer with 17 points. Valera also added 5 rebounds. Valera's overall stats this season are: 8.8ppg and 3.4rpg. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team four years ago.

   #12. Former international point guard Harold Cazorla (175-91, currently plays in Spain) helped Fontedoso Carrefour win their game against the ninth-ranked Menorca 61-57 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) in Saturday night's game. Cazorla recorded 5 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists in 26 minutes. This year Cazorla's overall stats are: 9.0ppg, 4.0rpg, 4.7apg and 2.1spg in 24 games. He used to play for the Venezuelan national team back in 2017.


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) led St. Thomas Aquinas College to a 2-point victory against the Molloy College (14-4) 77-75 in the NCAA2 on Saturday night. Caraballo scored 16 points, had 8 boards, handed out 3 passes and blocked 2 shots in 34 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. The St. Thomas Aquinas College has quite an impressive 15-3 record this season. There are only two games left until the end of the NCAA2 Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Caraballo averaged so far 13.5ppg and 6.9rpg in 23 games he played so far.

  




Gregory
Echenique
Gregory Echenique's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Venezuelans playing currently abroad: - 3 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 was the major contributor in a Shimane Magic's victory against the fifth-ranked Orange Vikings in the Japanese B2 League in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

Dwight Lewis
Dwight Lewis selected the top Venezuelan playing abroad in last week's games - 10 days ago
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