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 1. Petrochimi 15-1 
 2. Tabriz 12-4 
 3. Naft Abadan 11-5 
 4. Mahram 11-5 
 5. Azad 7-9 
 6. Army 6-10 
 7. Yes All Gorgan 5-11 
 8. Gorgan 3-13 
 9. Ahvaz 2-14 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Dominique JONES
  Azad
  (193-G-88)
  Avg: 28.4
 1. Jones, Azad28.4 
 2. Cook, Chemidor23.1 
 3. Buljan, Kashan22.5 
 4. Robinson, Petrochimi20.9 
 5. Prince, Azad19.2 
 6. Toncinic, Gorgan18.6 
 7. Hosley, Arak18.4 
 8. Gacesa, Tabriz17.2 
 9. Ogilvy, Azad15.8 
 10. Allahverdi, Shiraz a.15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Arsalan KAZEMI
  Army
  (200-SF-90)
  Avg: 11.5
 1. Kazemi, Army11.5 
 2. Ogilvy, Azad10.6 
 3. Buljan, Kashan10.1 
 4. Williams, Tabriz9.1 
 5. Toncinic, Gorgan8.8 
 6. Hassanzadeh, Naft A.8.4 
 7. Kardoust, Arak8.3 
 8. Mirzaei, Naft A.7.7 
 9. Ranjbar, Shiraz a.7.5 
 10. Cukinas, Chemidor7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Dominique JONES
  Azad
  (193-G-88)
  Avg: 5.7
 1. Jones, Azad5.7 
 2. Robinson, Petrochimi4.3 
 3. Nasajpour, Tabriz4.0 
 4. Davarpanah, Naft A.3.6 
 5. Prince, Azad3.6 
 6. Perkins, Naft A.3.5 
 7. Hosley, Arak3.1 
 8. Davoudi, Arak3.0 
 9. Jamshidi, Petrochimi3.0 
 10. Allahverdi, Shiraz a.2.8 
Steals Per Game
 Quinton HOSLEY
  Arak
  (201-F-84)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Hosley, Arak2.9 
 2. Kazemi, Army2.7 
 3. Nasajpour, Tabriz2.7 
 4. Prince, Azad2.5 
 5. Davarpanah, Naft A.2.4 
 6. Perkins, Naft A.2.0 
 7. Mashayekhi, Naft A.1.9 
 8. Robinson, Petrochimi1.8 
 9. Afagh, Arak1.8 
 10. Jones, Azad1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Sean WILLIAMS
  Tabriz
  (208-F-86)
  Avg: 4.1
 1. Williams, Tabriz4.1 
 2. Ranjbar, Shiraz a.1.1 
 3. Taherpour, Shiraz a.1.1 
 4. Kardoust, Arak1.0 
 5. Riaie, Chemidor1.0 
 6. Toncinic, Gorgan0.9 
 7. Moradinasab, Gor.0.9 
 8. Ogilvy, Azad0.8 
 9. Soleimani, Kashan0.8 
 10. Yousofvand, Azad0.7 
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Superleague Round 16: Top-ranked Petrochimi wins another game - Jan 27, 2017


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Superleague top team - Petrochimi (13-2) had no problems winning another game on Thursday. This time they crushed ninth ranked Shahrdari Gorgan (3-12) in Bandar Imam 84-55. Petrochimi made 19-of-24 free shots (79.2 percent) during the game. Petrochimi outrebounded Shahrdari Gorgan 41-26 including a 33-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of American swingman James White (201-82, college: Cincinnati, agency: Three Eye Sports) who helped to win the game recording 27 points and 7 rebounds. International Behnam Yakhchali (196-95) contributed with 7 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners. Croatian power forward Filip Toncinic (212-84, college: Texas A&M-CC) replied with 16 points for Shahrdari Gorgan. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Petrochimi have an impressive eight-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 13-2 record. Shahrdari Gorgan lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with 12 games lost. Petrochimi are looking forward to face Chemidor (#5) in Tehran in the next round. Shahrdari Gorgan will play at home against Kashan (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Shiraz a.s Pipe is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 15th consecutive match to fifth ranked Chemidor (9-6) 76-69. Worth to mention a great performance of Payam Kiani who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 7 rebounds and Javad Davari who added 15 points and 4 assists during the contest. At the losing side the former international Reza Ranjbar responded with 21 points and 6 rebounds. Chemidor have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Tabriz. Newly promoted Shiraz a.s Pipe still closes the standings with 15 games lost. Chemidor will play against league's leader Petrochimi in Bandar Imam in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Shiraz a.s Pipe will play at home against Army (#8) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
The game in Kashan was also quite interesting. Second ranked Naft Abadan (12-3) played at the court of 7th ranked Kashan (7-8). Naft Abadan managed to secure a 9-point victory 91-82 on Thursday. The winners were led by Mohammad Hassanzadeh who had that evening a double-double by scoring 30 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists. Even 27 points and 8 rebounds by Zvonko Buljan did not help to save the game for Kashan. Kashan's coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Naft Abadan have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 12-3 record behind leader Petrochimi. Newly promoted Kashan keeps the seventh place with eight games lost. Naft Abadan will meet at home Azad (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Kashan will play against Shahrdari Gorgan (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Tehran was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Tabriz (9-6) played at the court of 8th ranked Army (4-11). Tabriz defeated Army 80-64. Sean Williams fired 23 points, 8 rebounds and 5 blocks for the winners. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Tabriz have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 9-6 record, which they share with Chemidor. Army lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 11 games lost. Tabriz's next round opponent will be Arak (#6) on the road. Army will play against Shiraz a.s Pipe and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 16 Arak was smashed by Azad on the road 82-62.

Shiraz a.s Pipe - Chemidor 69-76

Bottom-ranked Shiraz a.s Pipe is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 15th consecutive match to fifth ranked Chemidor (9-6) 76-69. Worth to mention a great performance of Payam Kiani who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 7 rebounds and the former international guard Javad Davari (185-83) who added 15 points and 4 assists during the contest. At the losing side the former international Reza Ranjbar responded with 21 points and 6 rebounds and Amir Allahverdi scored 16 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Chemidor have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Tabriz. Newly promoted Shiraz a.s Pipe still closes the standings with 15 games lost. Chemidor will play against league's leader Petrochimi in Bandar Imam in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Shiraz a.s Pipe will play at home against Army (#8) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Shiraz a.s Pipe: R.Ranjbar 21+6reb+3ast, S.Taherpour 16+7reb+1ast, A.Allahverdi 16+7reb+5ast, S.Pourkavehdehkordi 8+2reb+1ast, M.Rezaei 4, H.Aghajari 3+1reb+2ast
Chemidor: P.Kiani 24+7reb+1ast, J.Davari 15+2reb+4ast, I.Zandi 13+3reb+1ast, E.Beigi 7+3reb, N.Bakhshi 6+4reb, D.Cook 6+4reb+1ast
gschID: 520613


Petrochimi - Gorgan 84-55

Superleague top team - Petrochimi (13-2) had no problems winning another game on Thursday. This time they crushed ninth ranked Shahrdari Gorgan (3-12) in Bandar Imam 84-55. Petrochimi made 19-of-24 free shots (79.2 percent) during the game. Petrochimi outrebounded Shahrdari Gorgan 41-26 including a 33-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of American swingman James White (201-82, college: Cincinnati, agency: Three Eye Sports) who helped to win the game recording 27 points and 7 rebounds. International Behnam Yakhchali (196-95) contributed with 7 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners. Croatian power forward Filip Toncinic (212-84, college: Texas A&M-CC) replied with 16 points and swingman Mohammad Hoseinpour (186) added 11 points in the effort for Shahrdari Gorgan. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Petrochimi have an impressive eight-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 13-2 record. Shahrdari Gorgan lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with 12 games lost. Petrochimi are looking forward to face Chemidor (#5) in Tehran in the next round. Shahrdari Gorgan will play at home against Kashan (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Gorgan: F.Toncinic 16+3reb+1ast, M.Hoseinpour 11+2reb, M.Shahsavand 6+6reb, K.Ahmadian 5+3reb, S.Mohammadi 4+1ast, M.GhasemZadeh 4+1reb+3ast
Petrochimi: J.White 27+7reb+2ast, H.Hosseinzadeh 17+2reb+3ast, R.Lotfi 9+5reb+1ast, O.Sahakian 8+8reb, R.Arghavan 8+4reb+1ast, B.Yakhchali 7+9reb+7ast
gschID: 520609


Kashan - Naft Abadan 82-91

The game in Kashan was also quite interesting. Second ranked Naft Abadan (12-3) played at the court of 7th ranked Kashan (7-8). Naft Abadan managed to secure a 9-point victory 91-82 on Thursday. Naft Abadan made 20-of-26 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Kashan turnovers. The winners were led by international Mohammad Hassanzadeh (203-90, agency: Three Eye Sports) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 30 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists and the former international point guard Sajjad Mashayekhi (180-94) supported him with 19 points and 5 rebounds. Even 27 points and 8 rebounds by Croatian center Zvonko Buljan (206-87, college: TCU) did not help to save the game for Kashan. Montenegrin point guard Ivan Koljevic (187-84) added 24 points for lost side. Kashan's coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Naft Abadan have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 12-3 record behind leader Petrochimi. Newly promoted Kashan keeps the seventh place with eight games lost. Naft Abadan will meet at home Azad (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Kashan will play against Shahrdari Gorgan (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kashan: Z.Buljan 27+8reb, I.Koljevic 24+1reb+3ast, M.Shahrian 17+3reb, M.Khaleghifar 6+5reb, M.Salehi-Bozorgi 6+3reb+2ast, M.Soleimani 2+5reb+2ast
Naft Abadan: M.Hassanzadeh 30+12reb+6ast, S.Mashayekhi 19+5reb+2ast, S.Davarpanah 15+3reb+2ast, D.Perkins 8+1ast, M.Mirzaei 7+5reb, M.Reza Akbari 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 520612


Azad - Arak 82-62

No shocking result in a game when third ranked Azad (10-5) crushed 6th ranked Arak (8-7) in Tehran 82-62. Azad dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Arak's 22. Azad forced 28 Arak turnovers. American swingman J.P. Prince (203-87, college: Tennessee) fired 20 points, 7 assists and 4 steals for the winners. The former international Ali Baheran (188-86) chipped in 15 points. Four Azad players scored in double figures. International center Asghar Kardoust (212-86) produced a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds and the former international Hamed Afagh (193-83) added 16 points and 6 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Azad maintains third position with 10-5 record having just three points less than leader Petrochimi. Arak lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with seven games lost. Azad's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Naft Abadan on the road and it will be for sure the game of the week. Arak will play against Tabriz (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Arak: H.Afagh 16+6reb+2ast, A.Kardoust 16+10reb+1ast, A.Davoudi 14+4reb+3ast, M.Ojaghi 9+4reb+1ast, M.Heydari 4+1reb, H.Sohrabnejad 2+5reb
Azad: J.Prince 20+1reb+7ast, A.Baheran 15+2reb+2ast, F.Sabouri 11+4reb, J.Jones 10+8reb, M.Rasoul 7+1reb, M.Yousofvand 6+3reb
gschID: 520611


Army - Tabriz 64-80

The game in Tehran was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Tabriz (9-6) played at the court of 8th ranked Army (4-11). Tabriz defeated Army 80-64. They outrebounded Army 42-31 including 32 on the defensive glass. Tabriz brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. American forward Sean Williams (208-86, college: Boston Coll.) fired 23 points, 8 rebounds and 5 blocks for the winners. The former international point guard Erfan Nasajpour (177-84) chipped in 23 points and 5 rebounds. The former international power forward Saleh Foroutannik (207-94) produced 13 points and 8 rebounds and the former international Arsalan Kazemi (200-90, college: Oregon) added 8 points and 9 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Tabriz have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 9-6 record, which they share with Chemidor. Army lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 11 games lost. Tabriz's next round opponent will be Arak (#6) on the road. Army will play against Shiraz a.s Pipe and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Army: S.Foroutannik 13+8reb, M.Torabi 12+2reb+1ast, V.Dalirzahan 10+4reb+2ast, A.Kazemi 8+9reb+2ast, M.Tavana 5+3reb, M.Sheikhi 5
Tabriz: S.Williams 23+8reb+1ast, E.Nasajpour 23+5reb+3ast, M.Falahat 8+5reb+1ast, N.Gacesa 6+5reb+1ast, M.Ghamari 6+6reb, S.Pazrofteh 6+3reb
gschID: 520610
  




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