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 3. 36ers 3-75 
 4. Breakers 2-1 
 5. Taipans 2-2 
 6. Bullets 1-1 
 7. Kings 1-4 
 8. Hawks 0-3 
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Last:10/21/2017
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Big V
 1. Ringwood H. 18-4 
 2. Waverley F. 17-5 
 3. Knox R. 17-5 
 4. Eltham W. 16-6 
 5. Casey C. 15-7 
 6. McKinnon C. 11-11 
 7. Werribee D. 9-13 
 8. Diamond V.E. 8-14 
 9. Hume City 7-15 
 10. Hawthorn M. 7-15 
 11. Corio Bay S. 4-18 
 12. Whittlesea City 3-19 
Premier League
 1. N.Adelaide R. 14-4 
 2. Southern T. 13-5 
 3. Norwood F. 12-6 
 4. W.Adelaide B. 11-7 
 5. Sturt S. 11-7 
 6. S.Adelaide P. 9-9 
 7. Forestville E. 8-10 
 8. Woodville W. 7-11 
 9. C.District L. 3-15 
 10. Eastern M. 2-16 
QBL
 1. Brisbane C. 14-3 
 2. Mackay M. 13-3 
 3. Townsville H. 12-5 
 4. Cairns M. 11-6 
 5. SW Metro P. 11-6 
 6. Sunshine CR 10-7 
 7. Logan T. 9-8 
 8. Rockhampton 8-9 
 9. Brisbane S. 8-9 
 10. Gold Coast R. 6-11 
 11. Suncoast PC 5-10 
 12. Gladstone P. 5-11 
 13. Ipswich F. 4-13 
 14. Toowoomba M. 1-16 
SBL
 1. Willetton T. 20-6 
 2. Joondalup Wolves 20-6 
 3. Geraldton B. 19-7 
 4. Perth R. 16-10 
 5. SW Slammers 15-11 
 6. Stirling S. 15-11 
 7. Cockburn C. 15-11 
 8. Perry Lakes H. 12-14 
 9. Lakeside L. 12-14 
 10. Rockingham F. 11-15 
 11. East Perth E. 8-18 
 12. Goldfields G. 8-18 
 13. Kalamunda E.S. 7-19 
 14. Mandurah M. 4-22 
SEABL-East
 1. Mt Gambier 21-3 
 2. Nunawading S. 17-7 
 3. Geelong S. 16-8 
 4. Sandringham S. 11-13 
 5. Kilsyth C. 11-13 
 6. Albury W.B. 9-15 
 7. Canberra G. 3-21 
 8. BA CoE 2-14 
SEABL-South
 1. Ballarat M. 16-8 
 2. Hobart C. 16-8 
 3. Dandenong R. 16-8 
 4. NW Tasmania 13-11 
 5. Bendigo B. 11-13 
 6. Melbourne T. 7-17 
 7. Frankston 7-17 
WARATAH
 1. Sydney Comets 19-1 
 2. Norths Bears 13-7 
 3. Bankstown B. 13-7 
 4. Hornsby S. 12-8 
 5. Manly Warr. 11-9 
 6. Cent.Coast C. 11-9 
 7. Maitland M. 11-9 
 8. Hills H. 9-11 
 9. Illawarra H. 5-15 
 10. Newcastle H. 3-17 
 11. Sutherland S. 3-17 
Last:9/3/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Perry ELLIS
  Kings
  (203-F-93)
  Avg: 18.8
 1. Ellis, Kings18.8 
 2. Ware, United18.7 
 3. Clarke, Hawks18.0 
 4. Conger, Hawks17.7 
 5. Buford, Bullets17.0 
 6. Trice, Bullets16.5 
 7. Johnson, 36ers16.2 
 8. Leslie, Kings15.2 
 9. Cotton, Wildcats15.0 
 10. Creek, 36ers14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Josh BOONE
  United
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9
 1. Boone, United9.0 
 2. Johnson, Hawks7.7 
 3. Vukona, Breakers7.3 
 4. Loe, Breakers6.7 
 5. Johnson, 36ers6.0 
 6. Abercrombie, Break.5.7 
 7. Jervis, Bullets5.5 
 8. Buford, Bullets5.5 
 9. Creek, 36ers5.4 
 10. Ogilvy, Hawks5.3 
Assists Per Game
 Shannon SHORTER
  36ers
  (193-G-89)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Shorter, 36ers6.3 
 2. Ware, United5.7 
 3. Gibson, Bullets5.0 
 4. Trice, Bullets5.0 
 5. Martin, Wildcats4.7 
 6. Lisch, Kings4.0 
 7. Sosa, Breakers3.7 
 8. Creek, 36ers3.6 
 9. Sobey, 36ers3.6 
 10. Cadee, Kings3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Travis TRICE
  Bullets
  (183-PG-93)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Trice, Bullets2.5 
 2. Martin, Wildcats2.3 
 3. Prather, United1.7 
 4. Cotton, Wildcats1.7 
 5. Wesley, United1.7 
 6. McCarron, Taipans1.5 
 7. Creek, 36ers1.4 
 8. Blanchfield, Kings1.4 
 9. Leslie, Kings1.4 
 10. Ware, United1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Perrin BUFORD
  Bullets
  (198-G/F-94)
  Avg: 2
 1. Buford, Bullets2.0 
 2. Abercrombie, Break.1.7 
 3. Tokoto, Wildcats1.3 
 4. Johnson, 36ers1.0 
 5. Prather, United1.0 
 6. Ellis, Kings0.8 
 7. Wesley, United0.7 
 8. Pledger, Breakers0.7 
 9. Garlepp, Kings0.7 
 10. Ogilvy, Hawks0.7 

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Daniel Johnson selected the top Australian playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 17, 2017


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


Daniel Johnson
Daniel Johnson
   #1. This week's number one is former international power forward Daniel Johnson (210-88, college: Pepperdine, currently plays in Iran). Johnson led Petrochimi to a victory over the second-ranked Azad (4-3) 80-64 in the Iranian Superleague last Thursday. He was MVP of the game. Johnson recorded 24 points. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in Group 1. Petrochimi Bandar Imam Harbour (6-1) is placed first. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. The Second Stage already ended. Johnson has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 21.0ppg, 5.3rpg, 2FGP: 47.6% and FT: 91.7%(22-24). Former Adelaide 36ers starter played for the Australian senior national team four years ago.

Ben Madgen
Ben Madgen
   #2. Second place goes to former international swingman Ben Madgen (193-85, college: Augusta, currently plays in Lithuania). Madgen was the main contributor in Lietkabelis' victory against the closely-ranked Juventus (17-16) 94-90 in the Lithuanian LKL on Wednesday night. He was the best player in that game. Madgen recorded 26 points (!!!) and grabbed 8 rebounds in 32 minutes. Panevezys Lietkabelis (23-10) is placed third in the LKL. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Madgen has relatively good stats this year: 12.2ppg, 4.0rpg, 2.4apg, 2FGP: 52.1%, 3FGP: 44.1% and FT: 85.9% in 33 games he played so far. He played for the Australian national team in 2014.

Ryan Broekhoff
Ryan Broekhoff
   #3. The Australian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Ryan Broekhoff (200-90, college: Valparaiso, currently plays in VTB United League). Broekhoff was the major contributor in Lokomotiv's victory against the seventh-ranked VEF Riga (10-12) 80-69 in the VTB United League in Thursday night's game. He scored 18 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Lokomotiv Kuban (17-5) is placed fourth in group A. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the VTB United League Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Broekhoff's overall stats this season are: 7.6ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 46.3%, 3FGP: 47.2%(34-72) and FT: 84.2%. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and Dutch. Broekhoff is also a member of the Australian senior national team.

Andrew James Ogilvy
Andrew James Ogilvy
   #4. Center Andrew James Ogilvy (211-88, college: Vanderbilt, currently plays in Iran) faced previously mentioned Daniel Johnson in the Iranian Superleague last game. Ogilvy could not help Azad (4-3) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the second-placed Azad (4-3) was badly defeated 80-64 on the road by the leading Petrochimi in the Group 2. Ogilvy had a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 14 rebounds in 35 minutes. The Second Stage already ended. Ogilvy has very impressive stats this year: 16.0ppg, 9.7rpg and 1.3apg in three games. He is another player who holds two passports: Irish and Australian. Ogilvy used to play for the Australian national team back in 2013.

Brock Motum
Brock Motum
   #5. International power forward Brock Motum (208-90, college: Washington St., currently plays in Lithuania) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Lietkabelis (23-10) crushing them 84-62 in the Lithuanian LKL on Monday night. He scored 12 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (30-3) is placed first in the LKL. It was his team's eighth consecutive victory in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. Motum's overall stats this season are: 9.5ppg and 2.5rpg. He plays currently for the Australian national team.

Brad Newley
Brad Newley
   #6. Swingman Brad Newley (199-85, agency: BeoBasket, currently plays in Greece) was not able to help AEK Athens in their game against Aris (15-11) in the Greek A1. Newley scored 8 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 21 minutes. AEK Athens lost 77-81 in Thessaloniki to the lower-ranked (#4) Aris. The Regular Season already ended. This year Newley's overall stats are: 4.8ppg, 1.9rpg and 1.1apg in eight games. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Australian National Team roster.

David Andersen
David Andersen
   #7. An experienced international center David Andersen (213-80, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (14-14) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Andersen's good performance ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket was defeated 92-88 on the opponent's court by the leading Monaco. He scored 11 points and grabbed 6 rebounds (was perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line). Andersen's total stats this season are: 6.5ppg and 5.0rpg. He is also Australian national team player.

Joe Ingles
Joe Ingles
   #8. Small forward Joe Ingles (203-87, currently plays in NBA) contributed to an Utah Jazz's victory against the Golden State Warriors (67-15) 105-99 in the NBA on Monday night. Ingles scored 11 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 7 assists in 34 minutes. The Utah Jazz has a solid 51-31 record this season. There are only three games left until the end of the NBA Regular Season. This year Ingles has relatively solid stats: 7.1ppg, 3.2rpg, 2.7apg and 1.2spg in 83 games. He plays currently for the Australian national team.

Lewis Thomas
Lewis Thomas
   #9. Former U19 international forward Lewis Thomas (203-92, college: W.Oregon, currently plays in United Kingdom) contributed to a Glasgow Rocks' victory against the seventh-ranked Plymouth Raiders (14-17) 88-84 in the British BBL in Sunday night's game. Thomas was the top player that evening. He scored 16 points, had 9 boards, handed out 4 passes and blocked 3 shots; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Thomas' second season in pro basketball. Glasgow Rocks (19-11) is placed third in the BBL. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. It's Thomas' first year with the team. His total stats this season are: 8.7ppg, 6.6rpg and 1.8apg. Thomas used to play for the Australian U19 national team six years ago.

Dan Trist
Dan Trist
   #10. Forward Dan Trist (206-92, college: Lafayette, currently plays in Denmark) helped Horsens IC win their game against the sixth-ranked SISU (12-16) 66-63 in the Danish Ligaen on Tuesday night. Trist was the top player that evening. He scored 19 points and grabbed 6 rebounds; not bad, considering it's only Trist's second season in pro basketball. Horsens IC (23-5) is placed second in the Ligaen. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. It's Trist's first year with the team. He has reliable stats this season: 12.8ppg and 6.5rpg. Trist is a former U22 international player as two years ago he still played for the Australian national team.

   #11. Former international guard Daniel Dillon (193-86, agency: Babcock Sports, college: Arizona, currently plays in Japan) couldn't help Dragonflies (42-12) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Dragonflies (#2) lost 74-86 in Matsuyama to the lower-ranked (#4) Orange Vikings in the West group. Dillon was the second best scorer with 15 points. He also added 5 rebounds and 5 assists in a mere 19 minutes. Dillon's stats this year are: 12.4ppg, 3.8rpg and 2.6apg in 54 games. He used to play for the Australian national team eight years ago.

   #12. International point guard Patrick Mills (183-88, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA) couldn't help the San Antonio Spurs in their game against the Utah Jazz in the NBA. He scored 8 points and added 5 assists in 19 minutes. His team lost 97-101 in the NBA. Mills averaged so far 9.5ppg, 1.8rpg and 3.4apg in 81 games. He is also in the roster of the Australian national team.

   #13. International point guard Dante Exum (198-95, currently plays in NBA) is a teammate of previously mentioned Joe Ingles and both played together in the last NBA game. Exum helped Utah Jazz win their game against the Golden State Warriors 105-99. He scored 7 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Exum's total stats this season are: 6.2ppg, 2.0rpg and 1.7apg. He is also Australian national team player.

   #14. International guard Matthew Dellavedova (193-90, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA) helped Milwaukee Bucks win their game against the Toronto Raptors 97-83 in the NBA on Saturday night. He recorded 11 points. Dellavedova averaged so far 7.6ppg, 2.0rpg and 4.6apg. He plays currently for the Australian national team.

   #15. Former U22 international guard Daryl Corletto (193-81, currently plays in United Kingdom) couldn't help Plymouth Raiders (14-17) in their last game. Despite Corletto's very good performance Plymouth Raiders lost 87-93 in Worcester to the higher-ranked (#5) Wolves. He was the second best scorer with 21 points. Corletto also added 6 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 36 minutes. Corletto has very impressive stats this year: 16.8ppg, 3.9rpg, 3.8apg and 1.2spg in 31 games. He used to play for the Australian U22 national team seventeen years ago.


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

   #1. Kyrie Irving (190-G-92, college: Duke, currently plays in NBA) could not help the Cleveland Cavaliers (51-31) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the Cleveland Cavaliers (51-31) were edged 126-125 on the road by the Atlanta Hawks. Irving was the top scorer with 45 points. He also added 9 passes in 45 minutes. It was Cavaliers' fourth consecutive loss in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the NBA Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. It's Irving's sixth season with the team. Irving has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 25.2ppg, 3.1rpg, 5.8apg and 1.2spg in 73 games he played so far. Irving is a naturalized American. Strangely he has never played in Australia.

   #2. Thon Maker (216-C/F-97, college: High School, currently plays in NBA) was not able to help the Milwaukee Bucks in their game against the Boston Celtics (53-29) in the NBA. He scored 9 points, grabbed 6 rebounds, passed 3 assists and added 3 blocks in 27 minutes. But the Milwaukee Bucks (42-40) were badly defeated 112-94 in Boston by the Celtics. There are only three games left until the end of the NBA Regular Season. This year Maker's total stats are: 4.0ppg and 2.1rpg in 57 games. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and South Sudanese.

   #3. Nathan Sobey (190-G-90, college: Wyoming, currently plays in Greece) was not able to secure a victory for PAOK (14-12) in their game against Panathinaikos (14-8) in the Greek A1. Sobey scored 6 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. PAOK was crushed 102-58 in Athens by the higher-ranked Panathinaikos (#3). There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. Sobey averaged so far 12.3ppg, 3.5rpg and 1.5apg.

   #4. Kyle Adnam (186-G-93, currently plays in New Zealand) led Giants to a victory over the closely-ranked Mountain Airs (3-5) 79-74 in the New Zealand NBL last Sunday. Adnam was the top player that evening. He scored 26 points (!!!), grabbed 4 rebounds and dished 6 assists in 36 minutes. Mike Pero Nelson Giants (1-6) are located at the very bottom in the NBL. But the situation may improve as they ended a series of six consecutive loses. Adnam averaged so far 14.3ppg, 3.0rpg and 4.5apg in four games.

   #5. Josh Duinker (209-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in New Zealand) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Sharks (4-3) 111-93 in the New Zealand NBL last Thursday. Duinker scored 16 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Wellington Saints (8-0) are placed first in the NBL. So far his team won all eight games in the Regular Season. Duinker averaged so far 14.8ppg, 7.4rpg and 2.1apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Dutch and Australian.

   #6. Michael Vigor (206-F/C-90, currently plays in United Kingdom) was the major contributor in a Bristol Acadamy Flyers' victory against the tenth-ranked Cheshire Phoenix 89-83 in the British BBL in Sunday night's game. Vigor scored 18 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Vigor's total stats this season are: 9.6ppg, 6.5rpg and 2.4apg.

   #7. Venky Jois (202-F-93, college: E.Washington, currently plays in Estonia) was the main contributor in a Tartu Ulikool's victory against the seventh-ranked TLU/Kalev crushing them 94-68 in the Estonian Alexela KML in Saturday night's game. He was the top player that evening. Jois had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 11 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks in 24 minutes. This year Jois' total stats are: 9.0ppg, 8.0rpg and 1.3apg in 23 games.

   #8. Tony Tolovae (196-G-92, currently plays in New Zealand) contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Giants 81-63 in the New Zealand NBL last Sunday. He recorded 13 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in 26 minutes. Tolovae averaged so far 11.8ppg, 4.5rpg and 3.2apg in six games. He has both Australian and New Zealand nationalities.

   #9. David Humphries (193-G-91, college: Loyola Mary, currently plays in United Kingdom) couldn't help Plymouth Raiders in their game against Worcester Wolves in the British BBL. Humphries cannot count Sunday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 3 points in 14 minutes. His team lost 87-93. This year Humphries' total stats are: 3.0ppg and 1.7rpg in seven games.

   #10. James Hunter (208-C-92, college: S.Dakota, currently plays in New Zealand) managed to help SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks to win against one of league's weakest teams Hawks 101-87 in the New Zealand NBL last Friday. He scored only 2 points. Hunter's total stats this season are: 5.0ppg and 4.4rpg.   




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Jeremy
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