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 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 League Standings
Big V
 1 Casey C. 1-0 
 2 Hawthorn M. 1-0 
 3 Hume City 1-0 
 4 McKinnon C. 1-0 
 5 Keilor T. 1-1 
 6 Blackburn V. 0-1 
 7 Chelsea G. 0-1 
 8 Corio Bay S. 0-1 
 9 Werribee D. 0-1 
NBL1
 1 Albury W.B. 0-0 
 2 BA CoE 0-0 
 3 Ballarat M. 0-0 
 4 Bendigo B. 0-0 
 5 Dandenong R. 0-0 
 6 Diamond V.E. 0-0 
 7 Eltham W. 0-0 
 8 Frankston B. 0-0 
 9 Geelong S. 0-0 
 10 Hobart H. 0-0 
 11 Kilsyth C. 0-0 
 12 Knox R. 0-0 
 13 Melbourne T. 0-0 
 14 Nunawading S. 0-0 
 15 NW Tasmania 0-0 
 16 Ringwood H. 0-0 
 17 Sandringham S. 0-0 
 18 Waverley F. 0-0 
Premier League
 1 Norwood F. 4-0 
 2 Forestville E. 3-0 
 3 W.Adelaide B. 3-0 
 4 N.Adelaide R. 2-1 
 5 Mt Gambier 2-1 
 6 C.District L. 1-1 
 7 Eastern M. 1-2 
 8 S.Adelaide P. 0-2 
 9 Southern T. 0-2 
 10 Woodville W. 0-3 
 11 Sturt S. 0-4 
QBL
 1 Brisbane C. 0-0 
 2 Cairns M. 0-0 
 3 Gladstone P. 0-0 
 4 Gold Coast R. 0-0 
 5 Ipswich F. 0-0 
 6 Logan T. 0-0 
 7 Mackay M. 0-0 
 8 NGC Seahawks 0-0 
 9 Rockhampton 0-0 
 10 SD Spartans 0-0 
 11 Sunshine CP 0-0 
 12 Sunshine CR 0-0 
 13 SW Metro P. 0-0 
 14 Toowoomba M. 0-0 
 15 Townsville H. 0-0 
SBL
 1 Joondalup W. 2-0 
 2 East Perth E. 1-0 
 3 Geraldton B. 1-0 
 4 Lakeside L. 1-0 
 5 Warwick S. 1-0 
 6 Willetton T. 1-0 
 7 Goldfields G. 1-1 
 8 Kalamunda E.S. 1-1 
 9 Cockburn C. 0-1 
 10 Perry Lakes H. 0-1 
 11 Perth R. 0-1 
 12 Rockingham F. 0-1 
 13 SW Slammers 0-1 
 14 Mandurah M. 0-2 
WARATAH
 1 Cent.Coast C. 2-0 
 2 Norths Bears 2-0 
 3 Penrith P. 2-0 
 4 Canberra G. 1-1 
 5 Maitland M. 1-1 
 6 Sutherland S. 1-1 
 7 Hills H. 1-1 
 8 Manly Warr. 1-1 
 9 Bankstown B. 1-1 
 10 Hornsby S. 0-2 
 11 Newcastle H. 0-2 
 12 Sydney Comets 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:3/19/2019
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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Round 4 (Regular Season)

Big V
Casey C. 99% Mar.24 Werribee D.
Hawthorn M. 98% Mar.23 Blackburn V
Keilor T. 92% Mar.23 Corio Bay S
Hume City 97% Mar.23 Chelsea G.
McKinnon C. 54% Mar.23 Casey C.
Premier League
N.Adelaide R Mar.23 Forestville 67%
S.Adelaide P 34% Mar.23 Woodville W
Southern T. Mar.23 C.District L 89%
Sturt S. Mar.23 Eastern M. 88%
Norwood F. 62% Mar.23 W.Adelaide B
SBL
Willetton T 56% Mar.23 Lakeside L.
Geraldton B 98% Mar.23 SW Slammers
Goldfields G 92% Mar.23 Perth R.
Joondalup W 64% Mar.23 Warwick S.
E.Perth E. 98% Mar.23 Cockburn C.
Kalamunda E 93% Mar.23 Mandurah M.
Rockingham F Mar.22 Perry Lakes 34%
Warthah
Maitland M. Mar.24 Norths Bears 75%
Bankstown B Mar.23 Penrith P. 76%
Hornsby S. Mar.23 Norths Bears 98%
Canberra G. 59% Mar.23 Manly Warr.
Cent.Coast C 81% Mar.23 Sutherland S
Maitland M. 58% Mar.23 Hills H.
Newcastle H Mar.23 Sydney Comet
Ben Simmons' triple-double lands him Player of the Week award among Australians playing currently abroad: - Mar 4, 2019


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


Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons
   #1. This week's number one is former international forward Ben Simmons (208-96, college: LSU, currently plays in NBA). He could not help the Philadelphia 76ers (40-23) in their last game. Despite Simmons' very good performance the Philadelphia 76ers (40-23) were edged 120-117 on the road by the Golden State Warriors. He had a triple-double by scoring 25 points, grabbing 15 rebounds and passing 11 assists in 41 minutes on the court; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Simmons' third season in pro basketball. Simmons has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 17.0ppg, 9.2rpg, 7.9apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 57.2%(426-745) and FT: 58.8% in 62 games he played so far. Simmons played for the Australian senior national team five years ago.

Xavier Cooks
Xavier Cooks
   #2. Second place goes to former University international swingman Xavier Cooks (203-95, college: Winthrop, currently plays in Germany). Cooks was not able to help s Oliver Baskets (7-9) in their last game. Despite his very good performance s Oliver Baskets lost 78-87 on the opponent's court to the lower-ranked (#9) Braunschweig. Cooks was the top scorer with 24 points. He also added 7 rebounds in 32 minutes; not bad, considering it's only Cooks' third season in pro basketball. It's Cooks' first year with the team. He has relatively good stats this season: 10.8ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.7apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 60.4%(64-106), 3FGP: 45.5%(20-44) and FT: 68.3% in 20 games. Cooks played for the Australian university national team in 2017.

Mangok Mathiang
Mangok Mathiang
   #3. The Australian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international power forward Mangok Mathiang (208-92, college: Louisville, currently plays in Italy). He led Vanoli Cremona to a victory against the 11th-ranked Banco di Srd (9-11) 105-100 in the Italian Serie A in Sunday night's game. Mathiang scored 14 points, grabbed 9 boards, handed out 3 passes and blocked 2 shots. Vanoli Basket Cremona (13-7) is placed third in the Serie A. It's Mathiang's first season with the team. This year he has relatively solid stats: 10.1ppg, 9.7rpg, 2FGP: 62.5%(85-136) and FT: 46.7%. Mathiang has a dual citizenship: Australian and South Sudanese. He is also a member of the Australian senior national team.

Joe Ingles
Joe Ingles
   #4. Small forward Joe Ingles (203-87, currently plays in NBA) contributed to an Utah Jazz's victory against the Denver Nuggets (42-20) 111-104 in the NBA last Thursday. Ingles had a double-double by scoring 15 points and making 10 passes. He also added 4 rebounds in 36 minutes. The Utah Jazz has 36-26 record this season. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Ingles is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fifth year in Utah Jazz's roster. Ingles has very impressive stats this season: 11.9ppg, 3.8rpg, 5.1apg and 1.3spg in 62 games. He used to play for the Australian national team back in 2016.

Jock Landale
Jock Landale
   #5. International center Jock Landale (211-95, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in ABA League) was not able to secure a victory for Partizan (13-7) in their last game. Despite his good performance Partizan was edged 70-68 in a derby game by the leading Crvena Zvezda. Landale was the second best scorer with 13 points. He also added 6 rebounds in 24 minutes. They ended the series of eight consecutive victories. There are only two games left until the end of the ABA League Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Landale has reliable stats this year: 12.1ppg, 6.0rpg, 1.9apg and 1.1bpg in 19 games. He plays currently for the Australian national team.

Mirko Djeric
Mirko Djeric
   #6. Guard Mirko Djeric (193-95, currently plays in Serbia) contributed to an easy victory against the 12th-ranked Metalac (9-15) crushing them 111-68 in the Serbian KLS last Monday. Djeric scored 12 points and added 4 assists. KK Dynamic Vip Pay Beograd (19-5) is placed second in the KLS. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Djeric's overall stats this season are: 6.1ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.1apg. He is a former U22 international player as he played for the Australian team four years ago.

Nathan Sobey
Nathan Sobey
   #7. International guard Nathan Sobey (190-90, college: Wyoming, currently plays in France) contributed to a 2-point SIG Strasbourg's victory against the 13th-ranked Le Mans (8-13) 77-75 in the French Jeep ELITE ProA on Saturday night. Sobey scored 9 points and added 3 assists in 19 minutes. SIG Strasbourg (12-9) is placed seventh in the Jeep ELITE ProA. This year Sobey's overall stats are: 6.1ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.1apg in 19 games. He is also Australian national team player.

Jonah Bolden
Jonah Bolden
   #8. 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 contributed to a Philadelphia 76ers' victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder (39-24) 108-104. He scored 14 points. The Philadelphia 76ers have a solid 40-23 record this season. Bolden's total stats this year are: 4.5ppg and 3.5rpg. He used to play for the Australian U19 national team back in 2013.

Brock Motum
Brock Motum
   #9. Former international forward Brock Motum (208-90, college: Washington St., currently plays in Euroleague) couldn't help Anadolu Efes (16-8) in their game against Fenerbahce (21-3) in the Euroleague. Motum scored only 4 points in 14 minutes. Anadolu Efes was badly defeated 84-66 in a derby game by the leading Fenerbahce. This year Motum's total stats are: 7.0ppg and 1.8rpg in 24 games. He used to play for the Australian national team three years ago.

Matthew Dellavedova
Matthew Dellavedova
   #10. Guard Matthew Dellavedova (193-90, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA) helped Cleveland Cavaliers win their game against the Orlando Magic (30-35) 107-93 in the NBA in Sunday night's game. He scored 11 points and added 3 assists in a mere 19 minutes. The Cleveland Cavaliers have not so impressive 16-48 record this season. Dellavedova averaged so far 7.3ppg, 1.9rpg and 4.3apg in 34 games. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Australian National Team roster.

   #11. Former international center David Andersen (213-80, currently plays in France) is a teammate of previously mentioned Nathan Sobey and both played together in the last French Jeep ELITE ProA game. Andersen helped SIG Strasbourg edge the 13th-ranked Le Mans 77-75. He scored 6 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Andersen has averaged so far 7.3ppg, 1.9rpg and 4.3apg. He used to play for the Australian national team two years ago.

   #12. Former international point guard Patrick Mills (183-88, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in NBA) helped San Antonio Spurs win their game against the Detroit Pistons 105-93 in the NBA on Wednesday night. Mills recorded 11 points in a mere 19 minutes. Mills averaged so far 9.9ppg, 2.4rpg and 3.0apg in 64 games. He used to play for the Australian national team back in 2016.

   #13. Former U18 international forward Marko Deric (206-87, college: Loyola Mary, currently plays in ABA League) is a teammate of previously mentioned Mirko Djeric. However that was another game of his team in KLS which brought him to that list. Deric couldn't help Dynamic VP in their game against Borac. He scored 6 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists. His team was crushed by 30 points 102-72. Deric has averaged so far 9.9ppg, 2.4rpg and 3.0apg. He used to play for the Australian U18 national team fourteen years ago.

   #14. Former U19 international forward George Blagojevic (203-96, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Hartford win their game against the Binghamton University crushing them 96-76 in the NCAA last Wednesday. Blagojevic scored 32 points (!!!), grabbed 9 boards, handed out 3 passes and blocked 2 shots in 36 minutes. Blagojevic averaged so far 13.8ppg, 7.9rpg, 2.0apg and 1.2spg in 28 games. He used to play for the Australian U19 national team back in 2015.

   #15. Former U17 international forward Kouat Noi (201-97, currently studies in the States) couldn't help the TCU in their game against the West Virginia University in the NCAA. Despite his very good performance on Tuesday night Noi recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 10 rebounds. He also added 4 assists, 2 blocks and 3 steals. This season Noi has very high stats. He averages: 15.1ppg, 5.2rpg, 1.1apg and 1.1spg. Noi used to play for the Australian U17 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) could not help the Boston Celtics (38-26) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite his very good performance the Boston Celtics (38-26) were defeated 97-92 on the road by the Portland Trail Blazers. Irving was the top scorer with 31 points. He also added 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Irving has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 23.4ppg, 4.8rpg, 6.9apg and 1.6spg. Irving is a naturalized American. Strangely he has never played in Australia.

   #2. Josh Duinker (209-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in Japan) was the major contributor in a Kumamoto Volters' victory against the fourth-ranked Orange Vikings (17-28) 101-88 in the Japanese B2 League on Sunday night. Duinker recorded a double-double by scoring 21 points and getting 13 rebounds. Kumamoto Volters (32-13) are placed first in West group. This season Duinker has very high stats. He averages: 20.5ppg, 10.8rpg and 3.0apg. Duinker has a dual citizenship: Dutch and Australian.

   #3. Dominic Gilbert (198-G/F-96, college: UBC, currently plays in Croatia) was not able to help Cibona (12-3) in their last game on Thursday. Despite Gilbert's good performance the league leader Cibona was edged 79-76 on the opponent's court by the lower-ranked KK_Zadar (#5). He was the second best scorer with 11 points. Gilbert has averaged so far 6.7ppg and 3.1rpg.

   #4. Bradwyn Guinto (198-F-91, currently plays in Philippines) was not able to secure a victory for Global Port (2-3) in their game against Phoenix (7-1) in the Filipino PBA. He scored 8 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Global Port was edged 98-96 in Quezon by the leading Phoenix. It was Global Port's third consecutive loss in a row. Guinto has averaged so far 6.6ppg and 4.2rpg. He is another player who holds two passports: Australian and Filipino.

   #5. Obi Kyei (206-F-94, agency: Two Points, college: Eckerd, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Lleida Basquet (11-13) in their last game. Despite Kyei's very good performance Lleida Basquet lost 72-83 on the opponent's court to the much higher-ranked (#3) Melilla_Baloncesto. He was the top scorer with 15 points. Kyei also added 3 passes in 28 minutes. It was Lleida Basquet's third consecutive loss in a row. Kyei has averaged so far 8.0ppg and 3.9rpg in 23 games he played so far. He has both British and Australian nationalities.

   #6. Joseph Lual Acuil (213-F-94, college: Baylor, currently plays in Israel) couldn't help H.Galilee (12-9) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Lual Acuil's good performance H.Galilee was edged 66-63 at home by the lower-ranked Ironi Ashkelon (#9). He was the top scorer with 14 points. Lual Acuil also added 7 rebounds and made 3 blocks. This season Lual Acuil has very high stats. He averages: 16.0ppg, 7.0rpg and 2.0bpg. Lual Acuil also holds two passports: Australian and Sudanese.

   #7. Jesse Hunt (201-F-97, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA couldn't help the E.Washington (3-3) in their last game on Thursday. Despite his very good performance his team was edged 59-56 in Sacramento by the State University. Hunt scored 15 points, had 7 rebounds and made 2 blocks. Hunt averaged so far 14.5ppg, 8.5rpg and 3.2apg.

   #8. Grant Anticevich (203-F, currently studies in the States) couldn't help the one of league's weakest teams California in their game against the Arizona State University in the NCAA. He scored 6 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, passed 3 assists and added 2 blocks in 24 minutes. His team lost 59-69. Anticevich has averaged so far 2.8ppg and 2.0rpg in 25 games.

   #9. Cameron Healy (190-G, is currently at the American university), who plays in the NCAA couldn't help the one of league's weakest teams Albany (0-4) in their last game. Despite his good performance his team lost 58-62 in Durham to the University of New Hampshire. Healy scored 14 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 37 minutes. Healy has very impressive stats this year: 16.4ppg, 3.9rpg and 2.5apg in 28 games.

   #10. Mason Peatling (203-F-97, currently plays college basketball in the States) is a teammate of previously mentioned Jesse Hunt. But that was another game of his team in NCAA which we would like to mention. Peatling led E.Washington to a 2-point victory against the Portland State University 68-66. He scored 14 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Peatling averaged so far 14.1ppg, 7.6rpg, 1.8apg and 1.1spg.

  




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