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NBL Standings
 1 Wildcats 18-10 
 2 United 18-10 
 3 Kings 18-10 
 4 Bullets 14-14 
 5 36ers 14-14 
 6 Breakers 12-16 
 7 Hawks 12-16 
 8 Taipans 6-22 
Last:2/18/2019
State Standings
Big V
 1 McKinnon C. 10-1 
 2 Casey C. 9-2 
 3 Hawthorn M. 7-3 
 4 Keilor T. 6-5 
 5 Hume City 6-5 
 6 Chelsea G. 4-6 
 7 Werribee D. 3-8 
 8 Corio Bay S. 2-8 
 9 Blackburn V. 1-10 
NBL1
 1 Ballarat M. 7-1 
 2 Kilsyth C. 6-3 
 3 Nunawading S. 6-3 
 4 Waverley F. 6-3 
 5 Melbourne T. 6-4 
 6 Bendigo B. 5-4 
 7 Frankston B. 5-4 
 8 NW Tasmania 5-4 
 9 BA CoE 5-5 
 10 Geelong S. 5-5 
 11 Dandenong R. 5-5 
 12 Hobart H. 4-5 
 13 Albury W.B. 4-5 
 14 Knox R. 3-5 
 15 Diamond V.E. 3-6 
 16 Ringwood H. 3-6 
 17 Eltham W. 2-7 
 18 Sandringham S. 2-7 
Premier League
 1 Norwood F. 10-2 
 2 Mt Gambier 8-3 
 3 Forestville E. 7-2 
 4 Southern T. 7-3 
 5 N.Adelaide R. 7-5 
 6 C.District L. 6-4 
 7 W.Adelaide B. 5-6 
 8 Woodville W. 4-8 
 9 S.Adelaide P. 2-8 
 10 Eastern M. 2-9 
 11 Sturt S. 1-9 
QBL
 1 Brisbane C. 6-0 
 2 Mackay M. 5-1 
 3 Sunshine CP 3-0 
 4 Townsville H. 3-0 
 5 Gold Coast R. 3-1 
 6 Sunshine CR 3-3 
 7 Rockhampton 3-3 
 8 Cairns M. 3-4 
 9 NGC Seahawks 2-3 
 10 SW Metro P. 2-3 
 11 Logan T. 1-2 
 12 SD Spartans 1-4 
 13 Ipswich F. 1-4 
 14 Gladstone P. 1-4 
 15 Toowoomba M. 0-5 
SBL
 1 Joondalup W. 10-3 
 2 Warwick S. 9-2 
 3 Rockingham F. 9-4 
 4 Geraldton B. 8-3 
 5 Lakeside L. 8-3 
 6 Goldfields G. 8-5 
 7 Perry Lakes H. 7-6 
 8 Perth R. 7-7 
 9 Kalamunda E.S. 6-8 
 10 East Perth E. 5-8 
 11 Willetton T. 5-9 
 12 Mandurah M. 3-9 
 13 Cockburn C. 3-9 
 14 SW Slammers 0-12 
WARATAH
 1 Cent.Coast C. 10-2 
 2 Sutherland S. 9-3 
 3 Maitland M. 9-3 
 4 Manly Warr. 8-3 
 5 Sydney Comets 7-4 
 6 Hills H. 6-4 
 7 Penrith P. 6-6 
 8 Norths Bears 6-6 
 9 Bankstown B. 4-8 
 10 Canberra G. 2-9 
 11 Hornsby S. 1-10 
 12 Newcastle H. 0-10 
Full Standings
Last:5/19/2019
U20 Championship Standings
 1 N.Territory 0-0 
 2 NSW 0-0 
 3 S.Australia 0-0 
 4 Tasmania 0-0 
 5 Victoria 0-0 
Last:4/13/2019
U18 Standings
Pool A
 1 VIC Metro 5-0 
 2 Tasmania 4-1 
 3 NSW Metro 3-2 
 4 Qld North 2-3 
 5 SA Country 1-4 
 6 WA Country 0-5 
Pool B
 1 SA Metro 5-1 
 2 Qld South 5-1 
 3 VIC Country 5-1 
 4 NSW Country 3-3 
 5 WA Metro 2-4 
 6 Northern 1-5 
 7 Austr.Capital 0-6 
Full Standings
Last:4/18/2019
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Melo TRIMBLE
  Taipans
  (190-G-95)
  Avg: 22.5
 1. Trimble, Taipans22.5 
 2. Cotton, Wildcats21.8 
 3. Ware, United18.8 
 4. Long, Breakers18.3 
 5. Randle, Kings17.9 
 6. Patterson, Bullets17.8 
 7. White, Wildcats17.0 
 8. Johnson, 36ers17.0 
 9. Sobey, 36ers16.1 
 10. Kay, Wildcats14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Andrew BOGUT
  Kings
  (213-C-84)
  Avg: 11.5
 1. Bogut, Kings11.5 
 2. Long, Breakers9.0 
 3. Kay, Wildcats8.7 
 4. Boone, United8.4 
 5. Kennedy, United7.4 
 6. Johnson, 36ers6.8 
 7. Ogilvy, Hawks6.7 
 8. Patterson, Bullets6.3 
 9. Hodgson, Bullets6.1 
 10. Bairstow, Bullets5.8 
Assists Per Game
 Nathan SOBEY
  36ers
  (190-G-90)
  Avg: 5.1
 1. Sobey, 36ers5.1 
 2. Trimble, Taipans4.6 
 3. Ware, United4.4 
 4. Moore, 36ers4.3 
 5. Randle, Kings4.1 
 6. Cadee, Bullets4.1 
 7. Martin, Wildcats3.9 
 8. Jackson, Hawks3.8 
 9. Patterson, Bullets3.8 
 10. Cotton, Wildcats3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Damian MARTIN
  Wildcats
  (186-G-84)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Martin, Wildcats1.7 
 2. Jett, Hawks1.6 
 3. Lisch, Kings1.4 
 4. Patterson, Bullets1.3 
 5. Cotton, Wildcats1.3 
 6. Kennedy, United1.2 
 7. Trimble, Taipans1.2 
 8. Newbill, Taipans1.2 
 9. Kay, Wildcats1.2 
 10. Gliddon, Bullets1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Andrew BOGUT
  Kings
  (213-C-84)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Bogut, Kings2.7 
 2. Long, Breakers1.5 
 3. Boone, United1.4 
 4. Wesley, Breakers1.1 
 5. Ogilvy, Hawks1.1 
 6. Hodgson, Bullets1.1 
 7. Loe, Taipans0.8 
 8. Pledger, United0.8 
 9. Andersen, Hawks0.6 
 10. Barlow, United0.6 
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Hawthorn M. May.19 McKinnon C. 58%
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Geelong S. May.19 Diamond V.E 53%
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Brock Motum selected the top Australian playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 16, 2019


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Australians who are currently playing abroad.


Brock Motum
Brock Motum
   #1. This week's number one is former international forward Brock Motum (208-90, college: Washington St., currently plays in Turkey). He was the major contributor in an Anadolu Efes' victory against the 13th-ranked Afyon Bld (4-10) 97-78 in the Turkish BSL in Monday night's game. Motum scored 17 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 23 minutes on the court. Anadolu Efes Istanbul (13-1) is placed first in the BSL. It was his team's 14th consecutive victory in a row. The Regular Season already ended. Motum has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 17.6ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 60.5%(46-76), 3FGP: 42.3% and FT: 84.2% in eight games he played so far. Motum played for the Australian senior national team three years ago.

Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Ben Simmons (208-96, college: LSU, currently plays in NBA). He could not help the Philadelphia 76ers (29-16) in their last game on Friday. Despite Simmons' very good performance the Philadelphia 76ers (29-16) were edged 123-121 on the road by the Atlanta Hawks. He recorded a triple-double by scoring 23 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and passing 15 assists. This season Simmons has very high stats. He averages: 16.7ppg, 9.5rpg, 8.2apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 58.3%(297-509) and FT: 57.1%. Simmons played for the Australian national team in 2014.

Mangok Mathiang
Mangok Mathiang
   #3. The Australian player who performed third best last week abroad was former U22 international power forward Mangok Mathiang (208-92, college: Louisville, currently plays in Italy). He led Vanoli Cremona to a victory over the 12th-ranked Grissin Bon RE (5-10) 98-81 in the Italian Serie A on Sunday night. Mathiang was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting the same number of rebounds in 28 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Mathiang's second season in pro basketball. Vanoli Basket Cremona (10-5) is placed fourth in the Serie A. This year Mathiang's overall stats are: 9.0ppg, 9.5rpg, 2FGP: 63.9%(62-97) and FT: 39.3% in 15 games. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and South Sudanese. Mathiang played for the Australian U22 national team four years ago.

Xavier Cooks
Xavier Cooks
   #4. Swingman Xavier Cooks (203-95, college: Winthrop, currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup) was the main contributor in a s Oliver Baskets' victory against the fourth-ranked Szolnok (0-3) crushing them 118-71 in the FIBA Europe Cup last Wednesday. Cooks was the best player in that game. He scored 25 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 20 minutes; not bad, considering it's only Cooks' third season in pro basketball. s.Oliver Wuerzburg (3-0) is placed first in group I. So far his team won all three games in the Second Stage. There are only three games left until the end of the FIBA Europe Cup Second Stage. So now every game will be critical. Cooks has relatively good stats this year: 11.4ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.1apg and 1.1spg in nine games. He used to play for the Australian university national team back in 2017.

Joe Ingles
Joe Ingles
   #5. Former international small forward Joe Ingles (203-87, currently plays in NBA) contributed to an easy victory against the Los Angeles Lakers (24-21) 113-95 in the NBA on Friday night. Ingles recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting 12 rebounds. He also added 4 assists. The Utah Jazz has 24-21 record this season. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. It's Ingles' fifth year with the team. This season Ingles has very high stats. He averages: 11.8ppg, 4.1rpg, 4.8apg and 1.5spg. Ingles used to play for the Australian national team three years ago.

Matthew Dellavedova
Matthew Dellavedova
   #6. Guard Matthew Dellavedova (193-90, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA) was not able to help the Cleveland Cavaliers (9-35) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the Cleveland Cavaliers (9-35) were badly defeated 140-124 in New Orleans by the Pelicans. Dellavedova scored 17 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 7 assists in 20 minutes. It was Cavaliers' tenth consecutive loss in a row. It's Dellavedova's first season with the team. This year he has relatively solid stats: 8.5ppg, 1.5rpg and 3.8apg in 15 games. Dellavedova is an international player who is currently on the senior Australian National Team roster.

Marko Deric
Marko Deric
   #7. Former U18 international forward Marko Deric (206-87, college: Loyola Mary, currently plays in ABA League) contributed to a Dynamic VP's victory against one of league's weakest teams Helios Suns (5-10) 79-71 in the KLS on Wednesday night. He scored 16 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 31 minutes. KK Dynamic Vip Pay Beograd (8-7) is placed fifth in the KLS. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Deric has reliable stats this year: 11.7ppg, 6.7rpg and 1.9apg in 13 games. He used to play for the Australian U18 national team fourteen years ago.

Patrick Mills
Patrick Mills
   #8. Point guard Patrick Mills (183-88, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA) helped San Antonio Spurs win their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder (26-17) 154-147 in the NBA in Thursday night's game. Mills recorded 14 points and added 6 assists. The San Antonio Spurs have 25-20 record this season. Mills is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his seventh year in Spurs' roster. His stats this season are: 9.4ppg, 2.4rpg and 2.8apg. Mills used to play for the Australian national team back in 2016.

Jonah Bolden
Jonah Bolden
   #9. Former U19 international power forward Jonah Bolden (208-96, college: UCLA, currently plays in NBA) is a teammate of previously mentioned Ben Simmons. But that was another game of his team in NBA which we would like to mention. Bolden helped Philadelphia 76ers win their game against the Minnesota Timberwolves (21-23) crushing them 149-107. He scored 14 points, had 4 rebounds and made 2 blocks in a mere 16 minutes. The Philadelphia 76ers have a solid 29-16 record this season. This year Bolden's total stats are: 3.8ppg and 3.5rpg in 20 games. He used to play for the Australian U19 national team six years ago.

Kouat Noi
Kouat Noi
   #10. Forward Kouat Noi (201-97, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to secure a victory for the TCU (1-0) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the TCU was edged 76-74 at home by the The University of Oklahoma. Noi recorded 30 points (!!!) in 34 minutes. Noi's stats this year are: 14.2ppg, 3.8rpg, 1.2apg and 1.3spg in 13 games. He is a former U17 international player as five years ago he still played for the Australian national team.

   #11. Former University international forward Duop Reath (211-96, college: LSU, currently plays in ABA League) couldn't help FMP in their game against Buducnost in the ABA League. Reath was the second best scorer with 8 points. He also added 4 rebounds and made 4 blocks in 18 minutes. His team was badly defeated by 17 points 87-70. Reath has averaged so far 8.2ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.6bpg in 14 games. He used to play for the Australian university national team two years ago.

   #12. Former international point guard Joshua Wilcher (178-91, college: Cent.Wyoming, currently plays in United Kingdom) couldn't help Plymouth Raiders (7-8) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Wilcher's very good performance Plymouth Raiders was defeated 89-84 in Chester by the lower-ranked Cheshire Phoenix (#9). He recorded 16 points and added 3 assists. This season Wilcher has very high stats. He averages: 16.5ppg, 3.4rpg, 6.8apg and 1.1spg. Wilcher used to play for the Australian national team back in 2009.

   #13. Former U19 international center Matur Maker (208-98, currently plays in Slovenia) couldn't help Zlatorog (3-8) in their last game. Despite his good performance Zlatorog was edged 83-80 in Kranj by the lower-ranked (#7) Sencur Gorenjska gradbena druzba. Maker recorded 11 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 24 minutes. Maker averaged so far 12.0ppg, 8.7rpg and 1.7apg in three games. He used to play for the Australian U19 national team three years ago.

   #14. Former U22 international swingman Keanu Pinder (206-95, college: Arizona, currently plays in Poland) managed to help Legia Warszawa in a victory against the closely-ranked Polpharma 91-76 in the Polish EBL on Sunday night. Pinder scored only 4 points in 18 minutes. Pinder has averaged so far 2.7ppg and 2.1rpg in 10 games. He used to play for the Australian U22 national team back in 2015.

   #15. Former U19 international forward Lat Mayen Nai (206-98, currently studies in the States) is a teammate of previously mentioned Kouat Noi. However that was another game of his team in NCAA which brought him to that list. Mayen Nai helped TCU win their game against the West Virginia University crushing them 98-67. He recorded 12 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Mayen Nai has averaged so far 3.1ppg and 1.1rpg. He used to play for the Australian U19 national team three 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 Boston Celtics (25-18) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the Boston Celtics (25-18) were edged 105-103 on the road by the Orlando Magic. Irving was the top scorer with 25 points. He also added 5 rebounds and dished 6 assists. Irving has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 22.7ppg, 4.8rpg, 6.4apg and 1.6spg. Irving is a naturalized American. Strangely he has never played in Australia.

   #2. Jock Landale (211-C-95, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in EuroCup) was not able to help Partizan (1-2) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite his good performance the fourth-placed Partizan (1-2) was defeated 72-68 on the opponent's court by the leading Monaco in the group E of Eurocup. Landale was the second best scorer with 14 points. He also added 7 rebounds. There are only three games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be critical. Landale has reliable stats this season: 11.7ppg, 6.7rpg and 1.9apg.

   #3. Josh Duinker (209-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in Japan) was the major contributor in a 1-point Kumamoto Volters' victory against the sixth-ranked Kagawa FA (7-23) 73-72 in the Japanese B2 League on Monday night. Duinker recorded 15 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Kumamoto Volters (22-9) are placed second in West group. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This season Duinker has very high stats. He averages: 18.6ppg, 9.9rpg and 2.7apg. Duinker has a dual citizenship: Dutch and Australian.

   #4. Noah Thomas (188-G, currently plays college basketball in the States) led Drake to a victory against the Southern Illinois University (1-1) 82-70 in the NCAA last Tuesday. Thomas scored 24 points and added 4 passes. The Drake University has 0-2 conference record this season. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. Thomas has averaged so far 6.4ppg, 1.8rpg and 2.1apg.

   #5. Dominic Gilbert (198-G/F-96, college: UBC, currently plays in ABA League) was not able to secure a victory for Cibona (6-9) in their game against Cedevita (11-4) in the ABA League. He scored 5 points in 14 minutes. Cibona was crushed 89-68 in a derby game by the second-ranked Cedevita. Gilbert has averaged so far 5.6ppg and 2.4rpg in 15 games he played so far.

   #6. Rasmus Bach (193-G, college: Fort Lewis, currently plays in Denmark) contributed to an easy victory against the fourth-ranked Stevnsgade crushing them 94-69 in the Danish BasketLigaen in Wednesday night's game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 10 rebounds. Bach also added 3 assists. Bach averaged so far 10.5ppg, 4.0rpg, 2.2apg and 1.9spg. He is another player who holds two passports: Australian and Danish.

   #7. James Griffin (196-F, currently plays in NCAA2) contributed to an University of Hawaii at Hilo's victory against the Hawaii Pacific University 74-67 in the NCAA2 last Saturday. Griffin recorded 22 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. This season Griffin has very high stats. He averages: 16.6ppg, 5.1rpg and 2.1apg.

   #8. Mayan Kiir (206-F-98, currently studies in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the Tulane University 66-48 in the NCAA last Wednesday. Kiir recorded 8 points and had 3 steals in 19 minutes. Kiir has averaged so far 5.2ppg and 2.9rpg in 17 games. He has both Australian and South Sudanese nationalities.

   #9. Corey Shervill (201-F-88, college: St.Edward's, currently plays in NCAA2) contributed to an easy victory against the Dallas Baptist University 76-57 in the NCAA2 in Thursday night's game. Shervill scored 21 points and grabbed 4 rebounds (was perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line) in 36 minutes. Shervill averaged so far 13.3ppg and 4.2rpg in 13 games.

   #10. Blake Burdack (203-F-97, currently plays in NCAA2) contributed to an Barton College's surprising victory against the King University crushing them 87-64 in the NCAA2 last Tuesday. He scored 16 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 27 minutes. Burdack has averaged so far 9.2ppg and 6.2rpg in 17 games.

  




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