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We deliver you final week’s prime performances from Finns who’re taking part in overseas and who all have had prior expertise of nationwide crew duties at youth or senior stage.
   #1. This week’s primary is former worldwide energy ahead Emir Sulejmanovic (204-95, at the moment performs in Spain). He couldn’t assist CB Canarias (23-6) of their final recreation. Regardless of Sulejmanovic’s good efficiency CB Canarias misplaced 76-84 on the highway to the main Actual Madrid.
He recorded 12 factors and grabbed 7 rebounds in 21 minutes on the courtroom.
This yr Sulejmanovic averages: 4.5ppg, 3.3rpg, 3FGP: 42.9% and FT: 54.2% in 28 video games he performed thus far.
He has a twin citizenship: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Finnish.
Sulejmanovic performed for the Finnish senior nationwide crew eight years in the past.

   #2. Second place goes to former worldwide small ahead Lauri Markkanen (216-97, school: Arizona, at the moment performs in NBA). He was the most important contributor in a Chicago Bulls‘ victory towards the Cleveland Cavaliers (20-36) 106-96 within the NBA final Saturday.
Markkanen recorded 16 factors and grabbed 6 rebounds.
The Chicago Bulls have 23-33 document this season.
It is Markkanen’s fourth yr with the crew.
He has individually an excellent yr with excessive stats. Markkanen averages: 14.5ppg, 5.5rpg, 2FGP: 57.8%(104-180), 3FGP: 38.2% and FT: 83.1%.
He performed for the Finnish nationwide crew in 2018.

   #3. The Finnish participant who carried out third finest final week overseas was an skilled worldwide capturing guard Petteri Koponen (194-88, at the moment performs in Italy). Koponen led Reggio Emilia to a 1-point victory towards the closely-ranked Cantu (1-5) 72-71 within the Italian Serie A on Sunday night time.
He recorded 13 factors and grabbed 5 rebounds in 29 minutes.
It was the sport of the spherical between two prime 4 ranked groups. Unahotels Reggio Emilia (4-0) is positioned first within the Serie A.
Up to now his crew received all 4 video games within the Common Season.
There are solely two video games left till the tip of the Common Season. So now each recreation can be essential.
This yr Koponen’s total stats are: 9.0ppg, 2.1rpg, 2.5apg, 2FGP: 29.4%, 3FGP: 41.5% in 11 video games.
Ex-Honka Espoo Playboys participant can be a member of the Finnish senior nationwide crew.
   #4. Level guard Edon Maxhuni (188-98, school: LBSU, at the moment performs in Estonia) led Parnu to a victory over one among league’s weakest groups TalTech (8-18) 95-83 within the Estonian KML (second division) in Saturday night time’s recreation.
He was MVP of the sport. Maxhuni recorded 18 factors and added 3 assists; fairly a formidable efficiency contemplating it is solely his second season in professional basketball. Parnu Sadam (25-8) is positioned first within the KML.
It was his crew’s eighth consecutive victory in a row.
They’ll play just one extra recreation within the Common Season. And now that recreation may be very essential.
This season Maxhuni has very excessive stats. He averages: 15.6ppg, 1.7rpg and three.9apg.
Maxhuni can be Finnish nationwide crew participant.

   #5. Worldwide energy ahead Erik Murphy (208-90, school: Florida, at the moment performs in Japan) contributed to a straightforward victory towards the fifth-ranked Yamagata (27-28) 88-72 within the Japanese B2 League final Sunday.
He recorded 16 factors, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and made 2 blocks in 29 minutes.
Fukushima Firebonds (25-28) are positioned sixth in East group.
They ended the collection of three consecutive loses.
There are solely two video games left till the tip of the Common Season. So now each recreation can be vital.
It is Murphy’s first season with the crew.
Murphy has very spectacular stats this yr: 15.3ppg, 9.0rpg and a pair of.4apg in 43 video games.
He’s a naturalized American.
Regardless of Murphy performed beforehand for the USA U18 nationwide crew, he’s at the moment within the Finnish nationwide crew roster.
Unusually Murphy has by no means performed in Finland.

   #6. Capturing guard Sasu Salin (191-91, at the moment performs in Spain) is a teammate of beforehand talked about Emir Sulejmanovic. However that was one other recreation of his crew in Spanish Liga Endesa which we want to point out.
Salin managed to assist Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias to win towards the eighth-ranked Unicaja Malaga (14-15) 79-61.
He scored solely 3 factors.
Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias (23-6) is positioned third within the Liga Endesa.
Salin’s whole stats this season are: 8.7ppg, 1.7rpg and 1.3apg.
He’s a global participant who’s at the moment on the senior Finnish Nationwide Group roster.

   #7. Worldwide middle Daniel Dolenc (205-93, company: Blacktop Administration, at the moment performs in Austria) contributed to a straightforward victory towards the fourth-ranked Gunners Oberwart (14-14) crushing them 104-79 within the Austrian BSL in Saturday night time’s recreation.
Dolenc recorded 10 factors and grabbed 4 rebounds in 23 minutes.
Basket Swans Gmunden (21-7) is positioned first in Locations 1-6 group.
Dolenc has comparatively good stats this yr: 10.4ppg, 4.6rpg and 1.5apg in 31 video games.
He’s additionally Finnish nationwide crew participant.

   #8. Capturing guard Henri Kantonen (198-97, additionally represented by Blacktop Administration, at the moment performs in France) contributed to Aix-Maurienne‘s stunning victory towards the league chief Saint-Quentin (14-5) 89-86 within the French ProB (second division) final Friday.
Kantonen scored 13 factors and added 4 assists.
Aix-Maurienne Savoie Basket (5-14) is positioned second from the underside (#17) within the ProB.
Kantonen’s whole stats this season are: 7.2ppg, 3.7rpg, 3.8apg and 1.3spg.
He performs at the moment for the Finnish nationwide crew.

   #9. Former College worldwide capturing guard Joonas Lehtoranta (194-94, at the moment performs in Holland) was not in a position to assist Feyenoord of their recreation towards Zwolle (13-7) within the Dutch DBL.
Lehtoranta scored solely 4 factors and added 6 assists in 38 minutes.
The fifth-placed Feyenoord (10-10) misplaced 77-87 on the opponent’s courtroom to the higher-ranked (#4) Zwolle within the Locations 1-6 group.
His crew will play just one extra recreation within the Second Stage. And now that recreation is kind of vital.
This yr Lehtoranta’s whole stats are: 9.8ppg, 3.0rpg and 5.8apg in six video games.
He used to play for the Finnish college nationwide crew
4 years in the past.

   #10. Guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, one other participant represented by Blacktop Administration, at the moment performs in Spain) contributed to a 2-point Leche Rio Breogan‘s victory towards the fifth-ranked Castello (8-6) 77-75 within the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) in Saturday night time’s recreation.
Ahonen scored solely 3 factors and grabbed 4 rebounds.
Leche Rio Breogan (11-3) is positioned first in Locations 1-10 group.
There are solely 4 video games left till the tip of the Second Stage.
Ahonen has averaged thus far 3.3ppg and 1.3rpg.
He’s a former worldwide participant as three years in the past he nonetheless performed for the Finnish senior nationwide crew.

   #11. Worldwide small ahead Carl Lindbom (206-91, company: BIG, at the moment performs in France) was not in a position to safe a victory for Olympique Antibes of their recreation towards Denain Voltaire within the French ProB (second division).
Lindbom recorded 6 factors in 19 minutes.
His crew was edged 79-77.
Lindbom has averaged thus far 6.1ppg and three.4rpg in eight video games.
He performs at the moment for the Finnish nationwide crew.

   #12. Worldwide ahead Alex Murphy (206-93, school: Northeastern, at the moment performs in Spain) could not assist Granada (9-5) of their final recreation. Regardless of Murphy’s good efficiency Granada (#3) was badly defeated 82-66 in Coruna by the second-ranked Leyma Basquet within the Locations 1-10 group.
He was the second finest scorer with 13 factors. Murphy additionally added 3 steals in 29 minutes.
This yr Murphy has comparatively stable stats: 11.5ppg, 3.7rpg and 1.5apg in 22 video games.
He’s a naturalized American.
Murphy can be within the roster of the Finnish nationwide crew.
Apparently he has by no means performed in Finland.

   #13. Former College worldwide guard Marius Van Andringa (189-94, one other participant represented by Blacktop Administration, at the moment performs in France) could not assist Lorient of their recreation towards Toulouse within the French NM1 (third division). Van Andringa can not depend Tuesday’s recreation as probably the greatest ones.
He recorded solely 3 factors.
His crew was crushed by 31 factors 90-59.
This season Van Andringa averages simply 4.7ppg.
He used to play for the Finnish college nationwide crew
4 years in the past.

   #14. Former U18 worldwide ahead Juho Gummerus (201-97, at the moment performs in Spain) contributed to Pozuelo‘s victory towards the ninth-ranked Lanzarote 66-56 within the Spanish EBA (fourth division) on Sunday night time.
Gummerus recorded 5 factors and grabbed 7 rebounds in 19 minutes.
Gummerus has averaged thus far 6.5ppg and 4.5rpg in 15 video games.
He used to play for the Finnish U18 nationwide crew
again in 2015.

Yet another participant who has by no means been chosen to any of nationwide groups, however has Finnish passport:

   #1. Roberto Mantovani (203-F-94, school: RMU, at the moment performs in Cyprus) managed to assist Petrolina AEK Larnaca to win towards the chief Keravnos (17-4) 72-65 within the Cypriot OPAP Basket League on Wednesday night time.
Mantovani scored 5 factors.
It was the sport of the spherical between two prime 3 ranked groups in group Locations 1-6. Petrolina AEK Larnaca (15-6) is positioned second.
Mantovani has averaged thus far 5.1ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.6apg.
He has a twin citizenship: Finnish and Cypriot.












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