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WKBL Standings
 1. Woori Bank 30-2 
 2. Blue Minx 19-15 
 3. KB Stars 13-19 
 4. KEB Hanabank 12-20 
 5. Winnus 12-20 
 6. S-Birds 12-21 
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jonquel JONES
  Woori Bank
  Avg: 15.8
 1. Jones, Woori Bank15.8 
 2. Williams, S-Birds15.8 
 3. Kim, S-Birds15.5 
 4. Christmas, Winnus15.4 
 5. Thomas, Blue Minx14.8 
 6. Thornton, KEB H.14.5 
 7. Pierson, KB Stars14.0 
 8. Kang, KB Stars13.6 
 9. Park, Woori Bank13.0 
 10. Howard, Blue Minx12.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jonquel JONES
  Woori Bank
  Avg: 13.1
 1. Jones, Woori Bank13.1 
 2. Williams, S-Birds11.3 
 3. Park, KB Stars10.9 
 4. Thomas, Blue Minx9.9 
 5. Thornton, KEB H.8.2 
 6. Christmas, Winnus8.1 
 7. Howard, Blue Minx7.9 
 8. Pierson, KB Stars7.2 
 9. Achonwa, KEB H.6.8 
 10. Bulgak, S-Birds6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Hye-Jin PARK
  Woori Bank
  Avg: 5.3
 1. Park, Woori Bank5.3 
 2. Lee, Winnus4.4 
 3. Lim, Woori Bank4.0 
 4. Kim, S-Birds4.0 
 5. Lee, Winnus3.9 
 6. Bae, Blue Minx3.1 
 7. Kang, KB Stars3.0 
 8. Yu, Woori Bank2.9 
 9. Park, KB Stars2.9 
 10. Kang, KEB Hanabank2.8 
Steals Per Game
 Danbi KIM
  Avg: 2
 1. Kim, S-Birds2.0 
 2. Go, Blue Minx1.8 
 3. Christmas, Winnus1.7 
 4. Lee, Winnus1.6 
 5. Han, Winnus1.6 
 6. Lee, Winnus1.5 
 7. Kang, KEB Hanabank1.5 
 8. Thornton, KEB H.1.5 
 9. Park, Woori Bank1.5 
 10. Kang, KB Stars1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Jonquel JONES
  Woori Bank
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Jones, Woori Bank2.8 
 2. Park, KB Stars2.2 
 3. Howard, Blue Minx1.6 
 4. Williams, S-Birds1.5 
 5. Kim, S-Birds1.3 
 6. Pierson, KB Stars1.2 
 7. Christmas, Winnus1.0 
 8. Bulgak, S-Birds1.0 
 9. Hawkins, Winnus0.6 
 10. Yang, Woori Bank0.6 
Player of the Week

 Jonquel Jones
  Woori Bank
  ( 198-C-94 )


South Korean Basketball (Women)

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Round 33 (Regular Season)

Winnus Feb.27 Woori Bank 86%
Best players of South Korean WKBL round 14 - Dec 4, 2012

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Experienced American Tina Thompson (188-F-75, agency: Merit Sports) had a great game in the last round for league's leader Woori Hansae and that's her to receive a Player of the Week award for round 14.
The 37-year old forward had a double-double of 25 points and ten rebounds, while her team edged out KB Stars (#3, 7-8) 68-65. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed Woori Hansae to consolidate first place in the South Korean WKBL. Woori Hansae have a solid 12-3 record. In the team's last game Thompson had a remarkable 63.6% from 2-point range. She turned to be Woori Hansae's top player in her first season with the team. Tina Thompson averages this season 18.8ppg and 10.4rpg.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 32-year old international Jung-Ja Sin (185-C/F-80) of Winnus. Sin impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 17 points and 17 rebounds. Bad luck as Winnus lost that game 55-61 to slightly higher-ranked Bichumi (#4, 7-8). Winnus managed to keep the same 5th spot in the standings. Her team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 5-10 record. Sin is one of the most experienced players at Winnus and has a reputation of one of team's most reliable players. She belongs to the best scorers in the league with 14.9ppg (#4). Her other stats are also decent: 10.9rpg and 5.1apg.

The third best performed player last round was American Amber Harris (195-C/F-88) of Bichumi (#4). Harris showcased her all-around game by recording 22 points, eight rebounds and five assists in the last round. She was a key player of Bichumi, leading her team to a 61-55 win against slightly lower-ranked Winnus (#5, 5-10). The chances of Bichumi ranking at the top of the league, however are very questionable as they have already lost 8 games, recording just seven victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Harris could help Bichumi to bring them higher in the standings. Harris has a very solid season. In 5 games in South Korea she scored 22.0ppg.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Lynetta Kizer (193-C-90) of KB Stars - 21 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists
5. Nakia Sanford (194-C-76) of One FX - 12 points and 12 rebounds
6. Young-Hui Lim (178-F-80) of Woori Hansae - 22 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Youn-Hoa Lee (178-F-83) of S-Birds - 15 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Yoon-Ah Choi (169-G-85) of S-Birds - 13 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists
9. Yeong-Hui Jin (176-F-88) of KB Stars - 14 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists
10. Yun-Ha Heo (183-C-79) of One FX - 7 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   

Amber Harris
Harris re-signs at Blue Minx - 4 days ago
Samsung Life Blue Minx (WKBL) confirmed in their roster 29-year old American power forward Amber Harris (195-98kg-88, college: Xavier). She played there last season. In 25 WKBL games she had 10.6ppg, 6.2rpg and 1.1bpg. The previous (14-15) season Harris played at Energa Torun in Polish TBLK where in 14 games she recorded 4.9ppg and 3.4rpg. She helped them to make it to the semifinals. In 2011 Harris was drafted by Minnesota Lynx (WNBA) as #0 pick overall. The former Xavier University star...   [read more]

Jones' double-double lands her Player of the Week award - 4 days ago
22-year old center Jonquel Jones (198-C-94) had an amazing evening in the last round for league's best team Woori Bank and receives a Player of the Week award for round 31. She had a double-double of 20 points and 25 rebounds, while her team beat S-Birds (#6, 11-20) 67-60. It allowed Woori Bank to consolidate first place in the South Korean WKBL. Woori Bank has a very good season and are considered to have a run for the championship title. They improved their record to 29-...   [read more]

Ji-Su Park
WKBL Round 31: KB Stars beat KEB Hanabank by one after a very close game - 5 days ago
The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. The most exciting game of round 31 in the WKBL took place in Seoul. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 5th ranked KEB Hanabank (11-19) to fourth ranked KB Stars (12-18) 60-59 on Sunday evening. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quar...   [read more]

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