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NBL Standings
 1. United 20-8 
 2. 36ers 18-10 
 3. Wildcats 16-12 
 4. Breakers 15-13 
 5. Hawks 12-16 
 6. Kings 11-17 
 7. Taipans 11-17 
 8. Bullets 9-19 
Last:2/18/2018
State Standings
Big V
 1. Ringwood H. 8-2 
 2. Waverley F. 8-3 
 3. Eltham W. 8-3 
 4. Hawthorn M. 7-2 
 5. Knox R. 7-4 
 6. McKinnon C. 7-5 
 7. Casey C. 5-5 
 8. Hume City 4-7 
 9. Werribee D. 4-8 
 10. Keilor T. 3-7 
 11. Blackburn V. 2-9 
 12. Corio Bay S. 1-9 
Premier League
 1. Southern T. 9-0 
 2. W.Adelaide B. 7-2 
 3. Norwood F. 7-2 
 4. N.Adelaide R. 6-3 
 5. Sturt S. 4-5 
 6. Forestville E. 4-5 
 7. S.Adelaide P. 3-6 
 8. C.District L. 2-7 
 9. Eastern M. 2-7 
 10. Woodville W. 1-8 
QBL
 1. Mackay M. 5-1 
 2. Sunshine CR 4-1 
 3. Cairns M. 4-2 
 4. Sunshine CP 4-2 
 5. SW Metro P. 4-2 
 6. Rockhampton 3-1 
 7. Logan T. 3-2 
 8. Gold Coast R. 3-2 
 9. Townsville H. 2-1 
 10. Ipswich F. 2-2 
 11. Brisbane C. 2-3 
 12. Toowoomba M. 1-4 
 13. Gladstone P. 0-4 
 14. SD Spartans 0-4 
 15. NGC Seahawks 0-6 
SBL
 1. Joondalup Wolves 12-1 
 2. Perth R. 10-3 
 3. Geraldton B. 9-2 
 4. Stirling S. 8-5 
 5. Willetton T. 7-5 
 6. Rockingham F. 6-6 
 7. Perry Lakes H. 6-6 
 8. Cockburn C. 6-7 
 9. Lakeside L. 6-7 
 10. Kalamunda E.S. 5-9 
 11. East Perth E. 5-9 
 12. Mandurah M. 3-9 
 13. SW Slammers 3-9 
 14. Goldfields G. 2-10 
SEABL-East
 1. Kilsyth C. 8-1 
 2. Nunawading S. 7-1 
 3. BA CoE 6-4 
 4. Geelong S. 4-4 
 5. Albury W.B. 4-5 
 6. Mt Gambier 3-5 
 7. Sandringham S. 2-8 
 8. Canberra G. 0-7 
SEABL-South
 1. Ballarat M. 6-1 
 2. Dandenong R. 6-3 
 3. Hobart C. 6-3 
 4. Melbourne T. 6-3 
 5. Bendigo B. 5-4 
 6. NW Tasmania 5-4 
 7. Diamond V.E. 2-8 
 8. Frankston 1-10 
WARATAH
 1. Hills H. 9-2 
 2. Newcastle H. 9-2 
 3. Norths Bears 7-2 
 4. Sydney Comets 7-3 
 5. Manly Warr. 7-3 
 6. Sutherland S. 5-5 
 7. Cent.Coast C. 4-6 
 8. Hornsby S. 3-8 
 9. Maitland M. 2-7 
 10. Penrith P. 2-8 
 11. Bankstown B. 0-9 
Full Standings
Last:5/21/2018
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Bryce COTTON
  Wildcats
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 19.8
 1. Cotton, Wildcats19.8 
 2. Randle, Kings19.8 
 3. Conger, Hawks19.7 
 4. Clarke, Hawks18.1 
 5. Ware, United16.7 
 6. Prather, United16.7 
 7. Johnson, 36ers16.3 
 8. Buford, Bullets16.2 
 9. Sosa, Breakers15.8 
 10. Trice, Bullets15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Josh BOONE
  United
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9.1
 1. Boone, United9.1 
 2. Buford, Bullets8.1 
 3. Johnson, 36ers6.9 
 4. McCarron, Taipans6.8 
 5. Childress, 36ers6.6 
 6. Vukona, Breakers6.2 
 7. Prather, United6.0 
 8. Creek, 36ers6.0 
 9. Tokoto, Wildcats6.0 
 10. Walker, Wildcats5.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jerome RANDLE
  Kings
  (175-PG-87)
  Avg: 5.2
 1. Randle, Kings5.2 
 2. Trice, Bullets5.1 
 3. Ware, United4.4 
 4. Shorter, 36ers4.0 
 5. Sosa, Breakers3.8 
 6. Gibson, Bullets3.5 
 7. Newbill, Breakers3.3 
 8. Martin, Wildcats3.3 
 9. Cadee, Kings3.2 
 10. Newley, Kings3.1 
Steals Per Game
 JP TOKOTO
  Wildcats
  (198-F-93)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Tokoto, Wildcats1.6 
 2. Martin, Wildcats1.5 
 3. Prather, United1.4 
 4. Martin, Hawks1.4 
 5. Gliddon, Taipans1.4 
 6. Trice, Bullets1.3 
 7. Kay, Hawks1.3 
 8. Newbill, Breakers1.3 
 9. Creek, 36ers1.2 
 10. Cotton, Wildcats1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Thomas ABERCROMBIE
  Break.
  (198-F-87)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Abercrombie, Break.1.4 
 2. Ogilvy, Hawks1.3 
 3. Buford, Bullets1.2 
 4. Wesley, United1.1 
 5. Pledger, Breakers1.0 
 6. Humphries, Kings1.0 
 7. Johnson, Hawks0.8 
 8. Jervis, Bullets0.8 
 9. Boone, United0.8 
 10. Cooke-Jr, Wildcats0.7 

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Round 12 (Regular Season)

BIG V
Casey C. 73% May.27 Werribee D.
Corio Bay S May.27 Hume City 70%
Hawthorn M. 63% May.27 Ringwood H.
Blackburn V May.26 Knox R. 83%
Hume City 52% May.26 Casey C.
Eltham W. 52% May.26 McKinnon C.
Ringwood H. 79% May.26 Keilor T.
Waverley F. 59% May.26 Hawthorn M.
Premier League
S.Adelaide P May.26 N.Adelaide R 76%
Southern T. 83% May.26 Sturt S.
W.Adelaide B 82% May.26 Forestville
C.District L 57% May.26 Eastern M.
Woodville W May.26 Norwood F. 91%
QBL
Ipswich F. 69% May.25 Toowoomba M
Cairns M. 56% May.25 Townsville H
Rockhampton 95% May.25 Gladstone P
SBL
Geraldton B 85% May.26 SW Slammers
Goldfields G May.26 Kalamunda E 67%
Perth R. 75% May.26 Perry Lakes
Joondalup Wo 92% May.26 Mandurah M.
E.Perth E. 51% May.26 Rockingham F
Cockburn C. 57% May.26 Lakeside L.
Willetton T May.26 Stirling S. 57%
Perry Lakes May.25 Joondalup Wo 81%
Rockingham F 55% May.25 Willetton T
Stirling S. May.25 Perth R. 53%
SEABL
Sandringham May.26 Melbourne T 83%
Diamond V.E 88% May.26 Canberra G.
NW Tasmania May.26 Ballarat M. 71%
BA CoE 91% May.26 Frankston
Kilsyth C. 69% May.26 Nunawading S
Albury W.B. 51% May.26 Geelong S.
Mt Gambier 82% May.25 Canberra G.
Bendigo B. 73% May.25 Sandringham
Hobart C. 50% May.25 Ballarat M.
Geelong S. May.25 Dandenong R 53%
Waratah
Manly Warr. 75% May.26 Hornsby S.
Cent.Coast C May.26 Sydney Comet 59%
Sutherland S 93% May.26 Bankstown B
Hills H. 91% May.26 Maitland M.
Penrith P. May.26 Norths Bears 86%
Jonah Bolden selected the top Australian playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 5, 2018


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


Jonah Bolden
Jonah Bolden
   #1. This week's number one is former U19 international power forward Jonah Bolden (208-96, college: UCLA, currently plays in Euroleague). He could not help Maccabi T-A (11-10) in their last game. Despite Bolden's good performance Maccabi T-A lost 84-99 on the road to the higher-ranked (#6) Zalgiris. He scored 12 points, had 9 rebounds and dished 5 assists in 32 minutes on the court. This year Bolden averages: 6.7ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.8apg, 1.2bpg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 63.0%(34-54), 3FGP: 32.7% in 20 games he played so far. He played for the Australian U19 national team five years ago.

Brock Motum
Brock Motum
   #2. Second place goes to former international power forward Brock Motum (208-90, college: Washington St., currently plays in Turkey). Motum led Anadolu Efes to a victory over the 12th-ranked Pinar Karsiyaka (6-11) 89-77 in the Turkish BSL last Sunday. He was MVP of the game. Motum recorded 19 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Anadolu Efes Istanbul (11-6) is placed fifth in the BSL. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. They will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. It's Motum's first season with the team. He has relatively good stats this year: 11.8ppg, 3.4rpg, 2FGP: 59.5%(50-84), 3FGP: 42.9% and FT: 73.9%. Motum played for the Australian national team in 2016.

Benjamin Simmons
Benjamin Simmons
   #3. The Australian player who performed third best last week abroad was former international forward Benjamin Simmons (208-96, college: LSU, currently plays in NBA). Simmons was not able to help the Philadelphia 76ers (25-25) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite his very good performance the Philadelphia 76ers (25-25) were defeated 116-108 in Brooklyn by the Nets. Simmons was the second best scorer with 24 points. He also added 7 assists. Simmons has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 16.7ppg, 7.8rpg, 7.2apg, 1.8spg, 2FGP: 53.3% and FT: 56.3%. Simmons played for the Australian national team four years ago.

Ryan Broekhoff
Ryan Broekhoff
   #4. Forward Ryan Broekhoff (197-90, college: Valparaiso, currently plays in VTB United League) was not able to secure a victory for Lokomotiv (12-2) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his good performance Lokomotiv was edged 93-90 at home by the lower-ranked Avtodor (#6). Broekhoff scored 14 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Broekhoff's overall stats this season are: 8.3ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.1spg. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and Dutch. Broekhoff used to play for the Australian national team back in 2016.

Joe Ingles
Joe Ingles
   #5. Former international small forward Joe Ingles (203-87, currently plays in NBA) was the major contributor in an Utah Jazz's victory against the Golden State Warriors (41-12) crushing them 129-99 in the NBA in Tuesday night's game. He scored 20 points in 27 minutes. The Utah Jazz has 24-28 record this season. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Ingles is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fourth year in Utah Jazz's roster. This season Ingles has relatively solid stats: 10.1ppg, 4.0rpg and 4.1apg in 52 games. He used to play for the Australian national team two years ago.

Aron Baynes
Aron Baynes
   #6. Center Aron Baynes (208-86, college: Washington St., currently plays in NBA) contributed to a Boston Celtics' victory against the Atlanta Hawks (16-37) 119-110 in the NBA on Friday night. Baynes scored 11 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and dished 5 assists in 24 minutes. The Boston Celtics have a solid 39-15 record this season. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. This year Baynes' overall stats are: 5.7ppg and 5.2rpg in 53 games. He is a former international player as he played for the Australian senior team two years ago.

Ben Madgen
Ben Madgen
   #7. Former international swingman Ben Madgen (193-85, college: Augusta, currently plays in EuroCup) couldn't help Lietuvos rytas (1-4) in their game against Zenit (3-2) in the Eurocup. Madgen scored 9 points in only 8 minutes. But the fourth-placed Lietuvos rytas (1-4) lost 100-113 in Saint Petersburg to the second-ranked Zenit in the group F of Eurocup. His team will play only one more game in the Eurocup Top 16. And now that game is very crucial. This year Madgen's total stats are: 7.5ppg, 2.7rpg and 1.2apg in 10 games. He used to play for the Australian national team four years ago.

Matthew Dellavedova
Matthew Dellavedova
   #8. Guard Matthew Dellavedova (193-90, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA) helped Milwaukee Bucks win their game against the Philadelphia 76ers (25-25) 107-95 in the NBA on Monday night. Dellavedova recorded 10 points and added 3 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks have 29-23 record this season. Dellavedova has averaged so far 4.4ppg, 1.8rpg and 3.9apg. He used to play for the Australian national team back in 2016.

Patrick Mills
Patrick Mills
   #9. Former international point guard Patrick Mills (183-88, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA) couldn't help the San Antonio Spurs (34-21) in their game against the Utah Jazz (24-28) in the NBA, despite his good performance in Saturday night's game. Mills scored 11 points in 23 minutes. But the San Antonio Spurs (34-21) lost 111-120 in Salt Lake City to the Utah Jazz. Mills has been at the team for six years. He has reliable stats this season: 9.5ppg, 1.8rpg and 2.7apg in 55 games. Mills used to play for the Australian national team two years ago.

Mirko Djeric
Mirko Djeric
   #10. Guard Mirko Djeric (193-95, currently plays in ABA League) helped his Serbian team Vrsac win their game against the tenth-ranked Lovcen (7-9) 86-74 in the KLS last Wednesday. He recorded 10 points. KK Vrsac Swisslion (10-6) is placed fourth in the KLS. Djeric has averaged so far 9.5ppg, 1.8rpg and 2.7apg. He is a former U22 international player as three years ago he still played for the Australian national team.

   #11. University international swingman Xavier Cooks (203-95, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Winthrop win their game against the Radford University 75-57 in the NCAA on Sunday night. Cooks scored 22 points, had 6 rebounds, passed 4 assists and added 5 blocks in 31 minutes. Cooks has very impressive stats this year: 17.1ppg, 9.2rpg, 3.8apg and 1.6bpg in 19 games. He plays currently for the Australian university national team.

   #12. University international forward Duop Reath (211-96, currently studies in the States) couldn't help the LSU in their game against the University of Tennessee in the NCAA. Despite his very good performance on Thursday night He scored 21 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Reath averaged so far 14.4ppg and 5.6rpg. He is also in the roster of the Australian university national team.

   #13. University international guard Dejan Vasiljevic (190-97, is currently at the American university) couldn't help the Miami, FL in their game against the Florida State University in the NCAA. Despite his very good performance last Sunday Vasiljevic scored 20 points. Vasiljevic has averaged so far 9.4ppg and 2.6rpg. He is also Australian university national team player.

   #14. Former U18 international center Jordan Vandenberg (216-90, college: N.Carolina St., currently plays in Japan) helped Kumamoto Vorters win their game against the sixth-ranked Bambitious Nara 91-76 in the Japanese B2 League in Sunday night's game. He scored 6 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Vandenberg has averaged so far 3.2ppg and 6.0rpg. He used to play for the Australian U18 national team back in 2008.

   #15. Former U19 international forward Fabijan Krslovic (203-95, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Montana win their game against the University of Northern Colorado 88-79 in the NCAA in Friday night's game. Krslovic recorded 21 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 26 minutes. Krslovic has averaged so far 5.6ppg, 4.1rpg and 1.2apg in 19 games. He used to play for the Australian U19 national team five 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) led Boston Celtics to a 1-point victory over the Denver Nuggets (28-25) 111-110 in the NBA on Monday night. He was the best player in that game. Irving recorded 27 points (!!!) and added 6 assists in 37 minutes. The Boston Celtics have a solid 39-15 record this season. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Irving has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 24.9ppg, 3.7rpg, 5.0apg and 1.1spg in 48 games he played so far. Irving is a naturalized American. Strangely he has never played in Australia.

   #2. Dominic Gilbert (197-G/F-96, college: UBC, currently plays in Croatia) was the major contributor in Cibona's victory against one of league's weakest teams Jazine (2-12) crushing them 119-76 in the Croatian Premijer Liga last Tuesday. He scored 23 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 22 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Gilbert's second season in pro basketball. KK Cibona VIP Zagreb (10-4) is placed fourth in the Premijer Liga. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. This year Gilbert's overall stats are: 6.2ppg and 1.8rpg in nine games.

   #3. Josh Duinker (209-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in Japan) led Kumamoto Vorters to an easy victory against the sixth-ranked Bambitious Nara (7-27) 91-76 in the Japanese B2 League last Sunday. Duinker recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 14 rebounds. He also added 3 assists. Kumamoto Vorters (24-10) are placed second in West group. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Duinker has reliable stats this season: 14.3ppg, 9.5rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg. He has a dual citizenship: Dutch and Australian.

   #4. Jock Landale (211-C, currently plays college basketball in the States) led St.Mary's, CA to a victory against the University of San Diego (5-6) 65-62 in the NCAA in Sunday night's game. Landale recorded a double-double by scoring 34 points and getting 18 rebounds. He also added 4 assists. The Saint Mary's College of California has quite an impressive 10-0 conference record this season. So far St.Mary's, CA won all ten games in the conference. Landale has been at the team for four years. This season Landale has very high stats. He averages: 22.5ppg, 10.4rpg and 2.1apg.

   #5. Thon Maker (216-F-97, currently plays in NBA) contributed to an easy victory against the Brooklyn Nets (19-35) 109-94 in the NBA in Sunday night's game. Maker recorded 8 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks have 29-23 record this season. Maker has averaged so far 4.6ppg and 3.4rpg. He is another player who holds two passports: Australian and South Sudanese.

   #6. Venky Jois (202-F-93, college: E.Washington, currently plays in Japan) could not help Shiga L-Stars (11-23) in their last game. Despite Jois' very good performance Shiga L-Stars (#4) lost 81-88 on the road to the leading Toyota Alvark in the West group. He was the top scorer with 22 points. Jois also added 9 rebounds in 29 minutes. Jois has very impressive stats this year: 15.3ppg, 6.5rpg, 2.3apg and 1.8spg in four games.

   #7. Deng Adel (201-F-97, currently studies in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to help the Louisville (6-3) in their last game. Despite Adel's very good performance the Louisville lost 76-80 in Tallahassee to the Florida State University. He scored 17 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 39 minutes. Adel has very impressive stats this year: 15.9ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.8apg in 20 games. He has both South Sudanese and Australian nationalities.

   #8. Mason Peatling (203-F-97, is currently at the American university) contributed to a 2-point E.Washington's victory against the University of Northern Colorado 67-65 in the NCAA on Sunday night. Peatling had a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 15 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks in 35 minutes. Peatling has averaged so far 6.8ppg and 5.0rpg in 18 games.

   #9. Sunday Dech (196-G, college: Metro St., currently plays in NCAA2) was not able to secure a victory for the Barry University (9-4) in their last game. Despite Dech's very good performance the Barry University lost 100-109 in Lakeland to the Florida Southern College. He had a double-double by scoring 20 points and getting 16 rebounds in 39 minutes. Dech's stats this year are: 12.5ppg, 6.4rpg and 1.9apg in 15 games.

   #10. Joseph Lual Acuil (213-F-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to Baylor's surprising victory against the Iowa State University 81-67 in the NCAA on Sunday night. He recorded a double-double by scoring 10 points and getting 14 rebounds. Lual Acuil also added 4 blocks. Lual Acuil averaged so far 15.0ppg, 9.1rpg and 2.0bpg. He also holds two passports: Australian and Sudanese.   




Ben Madgen
Ben Madgen selected the top Australian playing abroad in last week's games - 12 hours ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Australians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an experienced former international swingman Ben Madgen (193-85). Heto an easy victory against the seventh-ranked Juventus in the Lithuanian LKL in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

Thon Maker
Aussies Maker and Dellavedova Were Key for Bucks in First Round - 3 days ago
Despite all of the talk about Milwaukee's Greek Freak, the Bucks were anchored by a couple of Aussies as they competed with the Boston Celtics in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Thon Maker(216-F-97) and Matthew Dellavedova were key pieces for the Bucks, who have, if nothing else, proved that they are going to be a solid contender in the Eastern Conference for years to come, despite losing in seven games in the first round. Maker was an interesting case in the postseason, as he did no...   [read more]

Kyle Harvey
Harvey's double-double lands him State League Player of the Week award - 3 days ago
KYLE HARVEY 26-year old forward Kyle Harvey (196-F-91) had a very impressive game in the last round for Ipswich F. and receives a Interperformances State League Player of the Week award for round 10. He had a double-double of 36 points and 17 rebounds, while his team crushed Brisbane C. (1-2) with 22-point margin 112-90. The game rather meaningless between the teams, which do not have any influence on top of the standings in QBL. Ipswich F. is placed at 10th position in their group in Au...   [read more]


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