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NBL Standings
Places 1-6
 1. CEZ Nymburk 31-1 
 2. BK Pardubice 23-8 
 3. BK Decin 18-15 
 4. USK Praha 16-15 
 5. BK Opava 16-16 
 6. BK Kolin 14-18 
Places 7-12
 1. Svitavy 16-16 
 2. Usti n/Labem 14-18 
 3. NH Ostrava 13-19 
 4. J.Hradec 11-21 
 5. MMCITE Brno 10-22 
 6. Prostejov 9-23 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/5/2017
1Liga Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Sokol H.K. 9-1 
 2. Slavoj Litom. 7-3 
 3. Nymburk B 6-4 
 4. Zlin 5-5 
 5. Opava B 2-8 
 6. Olomouc SK 1-9 
Places 7-12
 1. Sokol Prazky 7-3 
 2. Loko Plzen 7-3 
 3. Pardubice 5-5 
 4. Basket Kosice 5-5 
 5. Olomouc Bbal 4-6 
 6. Sokol Slapanice 2-8 
Places 13-20
 1. USK Praha B 14-11 
 2. Sokol Pisek 14-12 
 3. Prostejov B 11-15 
 4. GBA Sparta 9-17 
 5. Novy Jicin 9-17 
 6. Vysocina 9-17 
 7. Ostrava 8-17 
 8. Havirov 3-23 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/24/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Alpe Adria Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Zlatorog 5-1 
 2 KK Primorska 4-2 
 3 Vrij.Osijek 2-4 
 4 Klosterneuburg 1-5 
Group B
 1 Helios 2-1 
 2 Arkadia 2-1 
 3 Zabok 0-2 
Group C
 1 Levice 3-1 
 2 Kapfenberg 3-1 
 3 Tajfun 0-4 
Group D
 1 Rogaska 3-1 
 2 Rieker KN 2-2 
 3 BK Decin 1-3 
Last:1/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Lukas PALYZA
  Prostejov
  (202-F-89)
  Avg: 19.2
 1. Palyza, Prostejov19.2 
 2. Burnett, BK Pardu.17.8 
 3. Ware, MMCITE B.17.0 
 4. Bohacik, USK Praha16.9 
 5. Brooks, J.Hradec16.8 
 6. Lipkins, J.Hradec15.8 
 7. Skinner, BK Kolin14.7 
 8. Thompson, Usti n.14.6 
 9. Allen, CEZ Nymburk14.4 
 10. Pecka, Usti n.14.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Garret KERR
  BK Kolin
  (194-F-92)
  Avg: 9.1
 1. Kerr, BK Kolin9.1 
 2. Pecka, Usti n.8.9 
 3. Mickelson, Svitavy7.5 
 4. Ware, MMCITE B.7.3 
 5. Painter, NH Ostrava7.1 
 6. Simpson, MMCITE B.6.7 
 7. Bohacik, USK Praha6.6 
 8. Fitzpatrick, Prost.6.6 
 9. Smith, NH Ostrava6.6 
 10. Kremen, MMCITE B.6.4 
Assists Per Game
 Roman MARKO
  Prostejov
  (194-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.6
 1. Marko, Prostejov7.6 
 2. Bannister, Svitavy6.5 
 3. Sirina, BK Opava5.4 
 4. Lawrence, CEZ N.5.3 
 5. Simmons, Prostejov5.3 
 6. Glover, Usti n.4.8 
 7. Kouril, BK Opava4.6 
 8. Ware, MMCITE B.4.3 
 9. Guercy, NH Ostrava4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Kevin WARE
  MMCITE B.
  (188-G-93)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Ware, MMCITE B.2.4 
 2. Sant-Roos, CEZ N.2.2 
 3. Glover, Usti n.2.1 
 4. Sirina, BK Opava2.1 
 5. Lipkins, J.Hradec2.0 
 6. Smithson, Svitavy1.9 
 7. Canada, NH Ostrava1.9 
 8. Marko, Prostejov1.8 
 9. Kerr, BK Kolin1.8 
 10. Slezak, Svitavy1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Ryan CANTY
  J.Hradec
  (206-C-)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Canty, J.Hradec1.7 
 2. Simpson, MMCITE B.1.5 
 3. Mickelson, Svitavy1.4 
 4. Madsen, USK Praha1.3 
 5. Simpson, CEZ N.1.1 
 6. Jelinek, Svitavy0.9 
 7. Pecka, Usti n.0.8 
 8. Ware, MMCITE B.0.7 
 9. Roseboro, Svitavy0.6 
 10. Svrdlik, BK Pardu.0.6 
Czech Republic men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:
 Alpe Adria Cup:
 Bb Cham.League:

Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

CEZ Nymburk 84% May.2 BK Opava
BK Pardubice 59% May.2 BK Decin
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Sokol H.K. 62% May.6 Loko Plzen
Slavoj Litom 59% May.6 Nymburk B
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

3-4 Place
Monaco 61% Apr.30 Umana VE
FINAL
Banvit BK 59% Apr.30 Iberostar Te
Interview with Coach Ronen Ginzburg - Jun 6, 2013


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Ronen
Ginzburg
Originally joining CEZ Basketball Nymburk in 2006-07 as an Assistant Coach under Muli Katzurin (agency: Avi Zilberman ), Ronen Ginzburg has been part of one of the most historic runs in recent European basketball history. Head Coach for the past three seasons Ginzburg just piloted his squad to their 10th consecutive Czech league title, defeating BK Prostejov 3-0 in an abridged Finals series last week. Now after seven years of extraordinary success both in the Czech NBL as well as internationally in Eurocup, Adriatic League and VTB United League competitions, Ginzburg is moving on, leaving his position at CEZ Basketball Nymburk to take the next step in his coaching career. The Israeli native spent some time to speak with Eurobasket.com about his time in Nymburk and what he will remember and take away from his time with the undisputed kings of Czech Basketball.

Q. After leading CEZ Basketball Nymburk to a remarkable 10th consecutive NBL title, why leave now?
A. After spending the most challenging years of my life in Nymburk with great achievement in Europe, I have decided to move on to the next stage of my career. I think it is beneficial for both sides.

Q. Being with CEZ Basketball Nymburk for seven seasons, four as an assistant and now the last three as head coach, what has been the most memorable part of your time here and what lessons learned will you take away as you continue your career?
A. It is very difficult to point to a specific moment because I enjoyed nearly every day here, but still the greatest moment would have to be defeating CSKA Moscow (2012, VTB United League), when 10,000 people went crazy and cheered for us. Also the win against Bilbao this year was very memorable. I am taking with me for the future the belief that the quality of good people and commitment can lead you forwards towards great success.

Q. I think when people read or hear about the repeated success of Nymburk they assume that the winning comes easy or is because the league is not competitive. But, you being there for the past seven seasons, tell me how hard and how much more work did it take to keep the team constantly focused on the task at hand which at the end of the day was defending your title?
A. From the outside it ma look easy, but we were confronted with a lot of pressure during the season because we played three times a week and our opponents in the NBL did not. We were the team with something to lose. I think that in Czech league play we faced several good teams during the season, but we came to every game focused to win.

Q. Over the past several seasons Nymburk has gained notoriety across European basketball by their competitive showings in Eurocup, Adriatic League and VTB United League competitions. In 2012 the team nearly played an entire NBA 82 game schedule (when you combine all of the competitions), which is unheard of in European basketball. Of all the competitions the team took part in, which was the most challenging and for you personally, was one or another most rewarding to compete in?
A. Like you said its unheard of to play three times a week in Europe. It was a great experience for me to compete in such high levels of competition. I think that the Eurocup and VTB United leagues where the most challenging.

Q. Despite Nymburk's incredible consistency over the past decade, the team did go through a lot of roster turnover each year. Whether it was changing import players or seeing mainstays like Pavel Pumprla go abroad, the club maintained its consistent winning ways. What was your main focus when assembling the team each season and then getting them to be such a cohesive group right from the start?
A. This is the problem of small, successful teams; that the players go to bigger money clubs. So, every year we start from the beginning, but most of the years we have the top domestic players which help us to get the new players fit into our system. It was always the task of players, coaches and spirit of the Nymburk organization.

Q. As you move on in your career, what are some of the missed opportunities you would go back and hope to change? Barely missing out on qualifying for the Euroleague regular season?
A. I don't think that we missed some target. During the years we achieved the goals that we aimed for. Of course we were disappointed after we lost in the qualification stage for the Euroleague regular season, but it wasn't our goal and I am not sure that the club was ready to play in Euroleague in 2012.

Q. Prior to joining CEZ Basketball Nymburk you spent several seasons at home coaching in both the Israeli National and Premier leagues. What led you to decide that coming to the Czech Republic, as an assistant, was the right career choice?
A. I think it was a great decision from my side. I fulfilled my dream of coaching in Europe. I was lucky enough to work with Muli (Katzurin) and to work in a professionally organized club like Nymburk.

Q. Finally, as a parting message to the fans of CEZ Basketball Nymburk and the Mattoni NBL, what would you like to say to the fans and how would you like them to remember "Neno" Ginzburg?
A. I came to Nymburk 7 years ago with Muli and Nymburk was a small club on the European level. I leave Nymburk now when Nymburk is on the cusp of the Euroleague; I feel proud about my achievements.
I would like to thank a few people who have helped make my time at Nymburk as successful as it has been;
I give thanks to Muli who chose me to be on his staff back in 2006.
I want to thank my assistant for the last 3 years Oren Amiel who did a great job.
Thanks to all of the staff in Nymburk and the management which showed faith in me as Head Coach.
And of course, to thank all of the fans, who probably had the hardest job, traveling with us throughout Europe to support the club no matter where we went to play.   




David Skranc
Young gun Skranc can do it in playoff games - 18 hours ago
David Skranc (206-C/F-96, agency: Octagon Europe) led Pardubice to the semifinals with 14 points, hitting 3-of-4 from the three-point range. Last summer David Skranc worked on his physical condition and his skills before the long, hard season ahead with his coach Levell Sanders . Now, He is playing his best basketball. This season, David Skranc is the best Draft prospect in the Czech League with a PER of 14.5 David Skranc 14.5 Alexander Madsen (207-F/C-95) 14.4 Radovan Kouril (185-PG-9...   [read more]

Radovan
Kouril
NBL Round 6 of Quarter-Finals. BK Opava complete semifinal picture - 2 days ago
BK Opava - USK Praha 73-68 BK Opava rallied past USK Praha to win the quarterfinal series. BK Opava made 22-of-24 free shots (91.7 percent) during the game. They also forced 20 USK Praha turnovers. Point guard Radovan Kouril (185-95) scored 18 points and 6 assists to lead the charge for the winners and the former international point guard Jakub Sirina (186-87, agency: Octagon Europe) chipped in 19 points during the contest. The best for the losing side was Croatian center Mladen Primorac...   [read more]

Jan Vesely
Jan Vesely selected the top Czech playing abroad in last week's games - 4 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Czechs who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international power forward Jan Vesely (213-90). He contributed to Fenerbahce's victory against the closely-ranked Panathinaikos in the Euroleague in Tuesday night's game.    [read more]


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NBL Round 5 of Quarter-Finals. BK Decin and Pardubice join semifinal stage - 6 days ago  
Results and Stats from 1Liga Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 7 days ago  
NBL Round 4 of Quarter-Finals. CEZ Nymburk clinch semifinal birth - 9 days ago  
Recap of NBL Round 3 of Quarter-Finals - 10 days ago  
1Liga Round 3 of 1/8 Finals. Basket Kosice and Loko Plzen advance - 16 days ago  
Recap of NBL Round 2 of Quarter-Finals - 16 days ago  
Recap of NBL Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 17 days ago  
Blake Schilb selected the top Czech playing abroad in last week's games - 18 days ago  
1Liga Round 2 of 1/8 Finals. Olomouc Bbal and Sokol Slapanice reach quarterfinals - 19 days ago  
Recap of 1Liga Round 1 of 1/8 Finals - 21 days ago  
Vocetka's 30-point game gives him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 23 days ago  
NBL Round 10 (Second Stage): BK Kolin beats BK Decin by one after a very close game - 24 days ago  
Czech Republic 1Liga round 6 (Second Stage) best performance: Martin Kolar - 24 days ago  
1Liga Round 6 (Second Stage): #1 Sokol Prazky is defeated by Olomouc Bbal - 26 days ago  
Bryon Allen claims Czech Republic NBL weekly honour - 26 days ago  
NBL Round 9 (Second Stage): BK Decin beats USK Praha in the most crucial game of the week - 27 days ago  
Czech Republic NBL round 8 (Second Stage) best performance: Howard Sant-Roos - 29 days ago  
NBL Round 8 (Second Stage): BK Decin lose to BK Pardubice - 30 days ago  
Skinner's double-double lands him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
Peterka's double-double lands him 1Liga (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
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