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Australian Basketball (Men)

NBL Standings
 1. United 18-10 
 2. Wildcats 18-10 
 3. Hawks 17-11 
 4. Breakers 16-12 
 5. 36ers 14-14 
 6. Taipans 12-16 
 7. Crocodiles 11-17 
 8. Kings 6-22 
Last:2/14/2016
State Standings
Big V
 1. Corio Bay S. 11-2 
 2. Knox R. 9-1 
 3. Waverley F. 8-3 
 4. Hume City 8-4 
 5. Diamond V.E. 8-4 
 6. Ringwood H. 7-4 
 7. McKinnon C. 6-4 
 8. Eltham W. 4-8 
 9. Werribee D. 3-9 
 10. Hawthorn M. 2-9 
 11. Whittlesea City 2-10 
 12. Bulleen B. 0-10 
Premier League
 1. Southern T. 10-0 
 2. Norwood F. 8-2 
 3. Woodville W. 7-3 
 4. Sturt S. 6-4 
 5. Forestville E. 6-4 
 6. N.Adelaide R. 4-6 
 7. W.Adelaide B. 4-6 
 8. S.Adelaide P. 2-8 
 9. C.District L. 2-8 
 10. Eastern M. 1-9 
QBL
 1. Townsville H. 5-0 
 2. Suncoast PC 4-0 
 3. Brisbane 4-2 
 4. Logan T. 4-2 
 5. Gladstone P. 3-2 
 6. Rockhampton 3-3 
 7. SW Metro P. 2-2 
 8. Mackay M. 2-3 
 9. Ipswich F. 1-2 
 10. Sunshine CR 1-2 
 11. Bundaberg B. 1-3 
 12. Cairns M. 1-3 
 13. Gold Coast R. 1-3 
 14. Toowoomba M. 1-4 
SBL
 1. Cockburn C. 10-3 
 2. Geraldton B. 10-4 
 3. Joondalup Wolves 9-2 
 4. Willetton T. 9-4 
 5. Rockingham F. 9-6 
 6. Stirling S. 9-6 
 7. Perry Lakes H. 7-7 
 8. Perth Redbacks 6-7 
 9. Goldfields G. 6-8 
 10. SW Slammers 4-8 
 11. Lakeside L. 4-8 
 12. East Perth E. 4-8 
 13. Mandurah M. 4-10 
 14. Kalamunda E.S. 1-11 
SEABL-East
 1. Geelong S. 7-3 
 2. Brisbane S. 7-3 
 3. Nunawading S. 6-6 
 4. Ballarat M. 5-4 
 5. Albury W.B. 5-6 
 6. Dandenong R. 5-6 
 7. Canberra G. 5-7 
 8. Melbourne T. 1-10 
SEABL-South
 1. Hobart C. 8-2 
 2. Bendigo B. 8-3 
 3. Mt Gambier 7-3 
 4. N W Tasmania 6-4 
 5. Kilsyth C. 5-5 
 6. Sandringham S. 4-5 
 7. Frankston 2-8 
 8. BA CoE 0-7 
WARATAH
 1. Norths Bears 11-1 
 2. Newcastle H. 8-4 
 3. Cent.Coast C. 7-2 
 4. Sydney Comets 7-3 
 5. Hornsby S. 7-4 
 6. Bankstown B. 5-5 
 7. Maitland M. 5-6 
 8. Sutherland S. 3-8 
 9. Manly Warr. 2-8 
 10. Hills H. 2-9 
 11. Illawarra H. 2-9 
Last:5/26/2016
Points Per Game
 Jerome RANDLE
  Zalgiris
  (175-PG-87)
  Avg: 23
 1. Randle, Zalgiris23.0 
 2. Childress, Kings21.0 
 3. Penney, Hawks20.4 
 4. Webster, Breakers19.9 
 5. Lisch, Hawks19.4 
 6. Goulding, Auxilium.18.4 
 7. Harrington, Kings17.7 
 8. Ogilvy, Hawks16.4 
 9. Prather, Wildcats16.3 
 10. Beal, Wildcats15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Daniel JOHNSON
  36ers
  (210-C/F-88)
  Avg: 9.3
 1. Johnson, 36ers9.3 
 2. Samhan, San German8.9 
 3. Ogilvy, Hawks8.5 
 4. Knight, Wildcats7.9 
 5. Jackson, Breakers7.8 
 6. Childress, Kings7.8 
 7. Vukona, Breakers7.5 
 8. Khazzouh, Kings7.5 
 9. Majok, United7.1 
 10. Kay, Southland S.6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Cedric JACKSON
  Breakers
  (191-G-86)
  Avg: 6.4
 1. Jackson, Breakers6.4 
 2. Randle, Zalgiris5.2 
 3. Martin, Hawks4.2 
 4. Gibson, 36ers4.1 
 5. Beal, Wildcats3.6 
 6. Holt, Andorra3.6 
 7. Cadee, Bankstow.3.5 
 8. Lisch, Hawks3.3 
 9. Jett, Southland S.3.3 
 10. Martin, Wildcats3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Damian MARTIN
  Wildcats
  (186-PG-84)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Martin, Wildcats1.8 
 2. Lisch, Hawks1.8 
 3. Ogilvy, Hawks1.5 
 4. Jackson, Breakers1.3 
 5. Childress, Kings1.2 
 6. Prather, Wildcats1.2 
 7. Creek, 36ers1.1 
 8. Webster, Breakers1.1 
 9. Jett, Southland S.1.1 
 10. Khazzouh, Kings1.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Julian KHAZZOUH
  Kings
  (209-C/F-86)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Khazzouh, Kings1.8 
 2. Ogilvy, Hawks1.7 
 3. Childress, Kings1.7 
 4. Pledger, Breakers1.5 
 5. Brandt, Neptunas1.2 
 6. Jervis, Wildcats1.2 
 7. Samhan, San German1.1 
 8. Craig, Wellington1.1 
 9. Jackson, Breakers1.1 
 10. Vandenberg, Kings0.8 

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Round 12 (Regular Season)

ABL
N.Adelaide R May.28 Woodville W 65%
S.Adelaide P May.28 Forestville 71%
Norwood F. 50% May.28 Southern T.
W.Adelaide B 80% May.28 Eastern M.
C.District L May.28 Sturt S. 82%
Big V
Waverley F. 53% May.29 Ringwood H.
Hume City 59% May.29 McKinnon C.
Diamond V.E 71% May.29 Eltham W.
Hawthorn M. May.29 Werribee D. 58%
Bulleen B. May.28 McKinnon C. 90%
Knox R. 85% May.28 Werribee D.
QBL
Ipswich F. May.27 Brisbane 78%
SBL
Kalamunda E May.29 Geraldton B 82%
Stirling S. 75% May.28 SW Slammers
Rockingham F 60% May.28 Perry Lakes
Joondalup Wo 55% May.28 Geraldton B
Goldfields G May.28 Cockburn C. 78%
E.Perth E. 71% May.28 Mandurah M.
Perth Redbac 83% May.27 Kalamunda E
Lakeside L. May.27 Joondalup Wo 84%
Willetton T 79% May.27 E.Perth E.
SEABL
Ballarat M. 78% May.29 Frankston
Kilsyth C. May.29 Albury W.B. 55%
Bendigo B. 54% May.29 Mt Gambier
Melbourne T May.28 Mt Gambier 90%
N W Tasmania May.28 Brisbane S. 60%
Nunawading S May.28 Geelong S. 64%
Canberra G. May.28 Dandenong R 53%
Sandringham 56% May.28 Albury W.B.
Frankston May.28 Bendigo B. 76%
Hobart C. 68% May.27 Brisbane
Geelong S. 72% May.27 Sandringham
Waratah
Sutherland S May.29 Cent.Coast C 83%
Bankstown B May.28 Newcastle H 51%
Manly Warr. May.28 Cent.Coast C 88%
Norths Bears 95% May.28 Hills H.
Sydney Comet 66% May.28 Hornsby S.
Joe Ingles selected the top Australian playing abroad in last week's games - Dec 3, 2012


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Australian players, who play currently abroad.


Joe Ingles
Joe Ingles
   #1. This week's number one is an international small forward Joe Ingles (203-87, agency: Priority Sports, currently plays in Euroleague). He led his Spanish team Regal FC Barcelona to a victory over the third-ranked Besiktas (4-4) crushing them 78-48 in the Euroleague in Friday night's game. Ingles was MVP of the game. He scored 22 points in 23 minutes on the court. Regal FC Barcelona (8-0) is placed first in group D. So far his team won all eight games in the Regular Season. There are only two games left until the end of the Euroleague Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This year Ingles averages: 7.3ppg, 1.9rpg, 2.0apg, 2FGP: 75.0% in the seven games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Australian senior national team.

Aaron Baynes
Aaron Baynes
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Aaron Baynes (208-86, college: Washington St., currently plays in Adriatic League). Baynes was the major contributor in Un.Olimpija's victory against the closely-ranked Cibona (4-7) 87-82 in the Adriatic League last Sunday. He recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 16 rebounds. Baynes also added 3 assists and 2 blocks. Union Olimpija Ljubljana (5-6) is placed ninth in the Adriatic League. Baynes is currently fifth on the list of best blockers. He has very reliable stats this season: 12.0ppg, 5.8rpg and FT: 61.4%. Baynes has a dual citizenship: Australian and New Zealand. He is in the roster of the Australian senior national team.

Patrick Mills
Patrick Mills
   #3. The Australian player who performed third best last week abroad was former international point guard Patrick Mills (183-88, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA). Mills contributed to an easy victory against the Washington Wizards (1-13) crushing them 118-92 in the NBA on Monday night. He scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 21 minutes. The San Antonio Spurs have quite an impressive 14-4 record this season. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. This year Mills' overall stats are: 4.9ppg, 1.1rpg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 52.8%, 3FGP: 35.5% and FT: 66.7% in the 15 games. He played for the Australian national team three years ago.

David Andersen
David Andersen
   #4. Center David Andersen (212-80, currently plays in Turkey) contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Gaziantep (1-7) 86-69 in the Turkish TBL in Sunday night's game. Andersen scored 11 points. Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul (7-1) is placed third in the TBL. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. But the season just started, so everything may happen. It's Andersen's first year with the team. His total stats this season are: 7.8ppg and 3.9rpg. Andersen is also Australian national team player.

Nathan Jawai
Nathan Jawai
   #5. Former international power forward Nathan Jawai (208-86, college: Midland CC, currently plays in Euroleague) is a teammate of previously mentioned Joe Ingles and both played together in the last Euroleague game. Jawai contributed to an easy victory against the third-ranked Besiktas (4-4) crushing them 78-48. He scored 6 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 16 minutes. It's Jawai's first season with the team. This year Jawai's total stats are: 9.0ppg and 4.9rpg in the eight games. He used to play for the Australian national team three years ago.

Brad Newley
Brad Newley
   #6. Swingman Brad Newley (199-85, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a 2-point G.Canaria 2014's victory against the 11th-ranked Blusens Monbus (5-5) 78-76 in the Spanish ACB on Sunday night. Newley scored 12 points. Herbalife Gran Canaria 2014 (7-3) is placed fifth in the ACB. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. Newley has relatively good stats this season: 12.1ppg, 4.2rpg, 1.8apg and 1.1spg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Australian National Team roster.

Aleks Maric
Aleks Maric
   #7. International center Aleks Maric (211-84, college: Nebraska, currently plays in VTB United League) contributed to Lokomotiv's victory against the ninth-ranked Neptunas (1-6) 95-83 in the VTB United League in Sunday night's game. Maric recorded 8 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in 29 minutes. Lokomotiv Kuban (5-2) is placed third in group B. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Maric is currently first on the league's list of best rebounders with 10.1rpg. He also averaged so far 11.3ppg and 1.6spg in the seven games. Maric is also Australian national team player.

Matt Nielsen
Matt Nielsen
   #8. An experienced forward Matt Nielsen (208-78, currently plays in Euroleague) managed to help BC Khimky Moscow Region to win against the sixth-ranked Cantu (2-6) crushing them 77-53 in the Euroleague last Thursday. He scored only 4 points. BC Khimky Moscow Region (5-3) is placed second in group A. There are only two games left until the end of the Euroleague Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Nielsen has averaged so far 3.2ppg, 2.2rpg and 2.4apg. He plays currently for the Australian national team.

Brock Motum
Brock Motum
   #9. Former international forward Brock Motum (208-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to a Washington St.'s victory against the University of Portland 72-60 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Motum scored 29 points (!!!) and grabbed 7 rebounds in 27 minutes. The Washington State University has conference record this season. Motum has been at the team for four years. He has averaged so far 3.2ppg, 2.2rpg and 2.4apg in the five games. Motum used to play for the Australian national team three years ago.

Daniel Dillon
Daniel Dillon
   #10. Swingman Daniel Dillon (194-86, college: Arizona, currently plays in Romania) helped Oradea win their game against the league outsider CS Farul Constanca (0-11) crushing them 101-57 in the Romanian Division A in Friday night's game. He recorded 16 points and grabbed 6 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws). CSM Oradea (9-1) is placed first in the Division A. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. This season Dillon has relatively solid stats: 10.8ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.4apg. He is a former international player as three years ago he still played for the Australian senior national team.

   #11. International swingman Anthony Drmic (198-92, currently studies in the States) helped Boise St. win their game against the Seattle University crushing them 87-64 in the NCAA last Sunday. Drmic scored 25 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 32 minutes. Drmic has reliable stats this year: 10.8ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.4apg in the 10 games. He used to play for the Australian national team last year.

   #12. International power forward Mark Worthington (202-83, college: Metro St., currently plays in Adriatic League) helped his Serbian team Radnicki KG win their game against one of league's weakest teams KK Zadar 92-79 in the Adriatic League on Saturday night. Worthington scored 13 points and added 3 assists. Worthington averaged so far 12.0ppg, 3.7rpg and 1.4spg. He is also in the roster of the Australian national team.

   #13. Former international point guard Rhys Carter (190-84, currently plays in Sweden) helped Uppsala Basket win their game against one of league's weakest teams KFUM Jamtland crushing them 85-54 in the Swedish Basketligan in Friday night's game. Carter scored 14 points and had 3 steals in a mere 15 minutes. Carter belongs to league's best passers (ranked #3) and also on the list of most steals (fourth place). This year he has very good stats: 10.9ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.5apg and 2.0spg in the 12 games. Carter used to play for the Australian national team three years ago.

   #14. International forward Cameron Bairstow (206-90, is currently at the American university) helped N.Mexico win their game against the Mercer University 76-58 in the NCAA in Wednesday night's game. Bairstow scored 16 points and grabbed 5 rebounds (was perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line). He averaged so far 10.9ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.5apg and 2.0spg. Bairstow plays currently for the Australian national team.

   #15. International guard Hugh Greenwood (190-92, currently plays college basketball in the States) is a teammate of previously mentioned Cameron Bairstow. But that was another game of his team in NCAA which we would like to mention. Greenwood helped N.Mexico win their n overtime game against the Indiana State University 77-68. He scored 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 35 minutes. Greenwood's stats this year are: 10.9ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.5apg and 2.0spg in the 12 games. He is also in the roster of the Australian national team.


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

   #1. Venky Jois (201-F-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) led E.Washington to a victory against the California State University, Fullerton 79-75 in the NCAA last Friday. He recorded a double-double by scoring 22 points and getting 13 rebounds. The Eastern Washington University has conference record this season. Jois' stats this year are: 10.9ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.5apg and 2.0spg.

   #2. Damon Heuir (188-G, currently studies in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the one of league's weakest teams S.Utah in their last game. Despite his very good performance the S.Utah lost 52-61 on the road to the Texas Christian University. Heuir scored 25 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 30 minutes. Heuir is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fourth year in S.Utah's roster. He averaged so far 10.9ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.5apg and 2.0spg in the 12 games he played so far.

   #3. Dexter Kernich-Drew (198-G-91, is currently at the American university) contributed to a Washington St.'s victory against the University of Idaho 64-55 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. Kernich-Drew scored 15 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists. The Washington State University has conference record this season. Kernich-Drew averaged so far 10.9ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.5apg and 2.0spg.

   #4. Josh Duinker (210-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) was not able to help Caceres Basket (3-6) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his good performance Caceres Basket was defeated 92-83 in Barcelona by the higher-ranked FCB Regal II (#8). Duinker was the second best scorer with 14 points. He also added 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. Duinker has averaged so far 8.6ppg, 4.7rpg and 1.3apg. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and Dutch.

   #5. Majok Majok (203-F, currently plays college basketball in the States) was not able to secure a victory for the Ball St. in their game against the Indiana University in the NCAA, despite his very good performance on Sunday night. Majok scored 18 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 35 minutes. But the Ball St. (#4) was crushed 101-53 in Bloomington, IN by the Indiana University. Majok has averaged so far 8.6ppg, 4.7rpg and 1.3apg in the nine games. He is another player who holds two passports: Australian and Sudanese.

   #6. Joel Naburgs (193-G-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the one of league's weakest teams Stetson in their game against the University of South Florida in the NCAA, despite his very good performance last Monday. Naburgs scored 18 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 33 minutes. But his team lost 54-63. Naburgs has averaged so far 8.6ppg, 4.7rpg and 1.3apg in the nine games.

   #7. Lee Jeka (187-G-83, agency: Limelight Hoops, currently plays in Germany) helped Science City Jena win their game against the league outsider USC Leipzig 97-90 in the German ProA (second division) on Saturday night. He scored 10 points and added 6 passes. Jeka is currently fifth on the league's list of best passers. He has very solid stats this season: 12.3ppg, 3.4rpg and 4.9apg. Jeka has both British and Australian nationalities.

   #8. Sam McBeath (201-F, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Nicholls St. win their game against the University of New Orleans 92-79 in the NCAA in Monday night's game. He scored 11 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists. McBeath averaged so far 12.3ppg, 3.4rpg and 4.9apg.

   #9. Adrien Sturt (209-C-86, college: Snow CC, currently plays in United Kingdom) helped London Lions win their game against the league outsider Liverpool Mersey Tigers crushing them 86-60 in the British BBL last Sunday. He scored 7 points, had 7 rebounds and made 3 blocks in 26 minutes. Sturt belongs to league's best blockers and is ranked #4 with 1.0bpg. This year he also averages: 13.8ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg in the 11 games.

   #10. Mathiang Muo (196-F, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Charleston So. in their game against the College of Charleston in the NCAA. Muo scored 8 points and grabbed 8 rebounds (was perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line). His team was defeated 72-67. He averaged so far 13.8ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg. Muo also holds two passports: Australian and Sudanese.
  




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Barlow re-signs at United - May 24, 2016

Melbourne United (NBL) confirmed in their roster 33-year old ex-international forward David Barlow (205-101kg-83, college: Metropolitan State of Denver). He has played there for the last two seasons. He helped them to win the regular season and make it to the semifinals. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Barlow was voted Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Gold Honorable Mention back in 2010. He also represented Australia at the Olympic Games in London (United Kin...   [read more]

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