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National League Standings
 1 Astana 25-0 
 2 Tobol 16-8 
 3 Almat.Legion 14-8 
 4 Barsy Atyrau 13-9 
 5 Sinegorie K. 8-15 
 6 Barsy 2 5-21 
 7 Kaspiy Aktau 2-22 
Full Standings
Last:2/15/2019
Higher League Standings
 1 Kazygurt 10-5 
 2 Aktobe 10-5 
 3 Irtysh 9-6 
 4 Bars 8-7 
 5 SDYUSH 5-10 
 6 Tigers Ast. 3-12 
Full Standings
Last:2/4/2019
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 17-2 
 2 Unics 14-3 
 3 Lokomotiv 12-5 
 4 Khimki 12-5 
 5 Astana 10-6 
 6 Zenit 10-6 
 7 N.Novgorod 8-8 
 8 Avtodor 7-10 
 9 Kalev/Cramo 7-10 
 10 Enisey 6-10 
 11 VEF Riga 5-13 
 12 Stelmet Enea 4-12 
 13 Parma 3-13 
 14 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-14 
Full Standings
Last:2/15/2019
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 1 Anton Bykov18.55 
 2 John Taylor15.27 
 3 Larry Gordon14.63 
 4 Leonidas Kaselakis14.25 
 5 Pavel Miheev14.22 
 6 Malcolm Grant14.00 
 7 Robert Pan13.96 
 8 Justin Carter13.83 
 9 Konstantin Dvirny13.57 
 10 Pavel Ilyin13.50 
Rebounds Per Game
 1 Anton Bykov8.32 
 2 Larry Gordon8.00 
 3 Justin Carter7.17 
 4 Vitaliy Lapchenko6.96 
 5 Pavel Miheev6.48 
 6 Robert Pan6.26 
 7 Nikolai Bazhin6.21 
 8 Mikhail Yevstigneev6.16 
 9 Anton Ponomarev6.10 
 10 Dmitry Sviridov6.00 
Assists Per Game
 1 Anthony Clemmons6.73 
 2 Azim Yagodkin6.65 
 3 Malcolm Grant5.25 
 4 Justin Carter4.67 
 5 Timur Sultanov4.48 
 6 Larry Gordon4.38 
 7 Daniil Seleznev4.31 
 8 Shaim Kuanov3.96 
 9 Pavel Ilyin3.90 
 10 Leonidas Kaselakis3.88 
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Round 17 (Regular Season)

Astana 99% Mar.7 Kaspiy Aktau
Tobol 89% Mar.6 Barsy 2
Almat.Legion 75% Mar.6 Sinegorie K
Astana 99% Mar.6 Kaspiy Aktau
Tobol 89% Mar.5 Barsy 2
Almat.Legion 75% Mar.5 Sinegorie K
Tobol 60% Mar.2 Barsy Atyrau
Almat.Legion 91% Mar.2 Kaspiy Aktau
Tobol 60% Mar.1 Barsy Atyrau
Almat.Legion 91% Mar.1 Kaspiy Aktau
Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

SDYUSH Feb.26 Kazygurt 74%
Aktobe 64% Feb.26 Bars
Irtysh 74% Feb.26 Tigers Ast.
Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

Khimki Mar.4 CSKA 63%
Kalev/Cramo 80% Mar.3 Tsmoki-Minsk
Stelmet Enea 52% Mar.3 VEF Riga
Avtodor 76% Mar.3 Parma
Lokomotiv 68% Mar.2 Enisey
N.Novgorod 53% Mar.2 Zenit
Unics 57% Mar.2 Astana
Kalev/Cramo 54% Feb.27 Enisey
Parma Feb.27 Astana 82%
Interview with Da'Quan Cook - Jun 21, 2018


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Da'Quan Cook
Da'Quan Cook (205-F-87, college: St. Bonaventure) is coming off his most acclaimed season as a professional. In his sixth season as a Pro he was named to the Asia-Basket.com All-Kazakhstan 1st Team as well as being honored as Forward of the Year for BK Barsy Atyrau. Aside from the recognition, Cook also posted his most well-rounded statistical season (13.5ppg, 5.9rpg, 3.0apg, 1.3spg) of his career, showing the maturation and development of his basketball understanding during the prime of his basketball years. The Elizabeth, New Jersey native who played collegiately at St. Bonaventure (NCAA1) took some time to go over his past season and preparations for 2018-19.

Q. First off congratulations on being named Asia-Basket.com All-Kazakhstan 1st Team and Forward of the Year. Looking back on the season what is your assessment of your play and the team's achievements?

A. First off thank you. Looking back on the season my assessment of play was to use the most of my versatility by playing inside and outside on the perimeter to give a lot of guys my size a hard time defending me on the perimeter; which created a lot of options for me. This year was a good year for me, my coach and teammates allowed me to play to my strengths. To be able to go play against a good club, such as BK Astana in the finals was great for us. Although we finished in 2nd place, we proved that we can play and compete with a great club.

Q. What was the biggest adjustment for you to play in Kazakhstan as opposed to other countries you have played in?

A. The biggest adjustment for me to play in Kazakhstan was the 10 hours or more of traveling & preparation before games as opposed to playing in other countries. However, being mentally strong and always working on my craft I was still able to perform.

Q. In terms of competition, how did the Kazakhstan domestic and international Baltic League (7 games: 11.1ppg, 6.7rpg, 1.0spg) compare to your previous stops?

A. Playing in two different leagues during the course of the season was a first for me. But it was great being that the Baltic League was a lot stronger in talent. Every night you have to be ready to play at the highest level and adjust on the go.

Q. Since your offseason has started, give us an idea of your workout and training schedule? What do you do to keep busy when not on the court?

A. Since my off season has started I like to work out 2-3 times a day. Either if it's skill work, cardio, or weight lifting I am doing something to get better every day. As well I will play in a few summer leagues throughout New York City and New Jersey. While at times I'm not on the court I'm working on my brand 'Grind Comes First', as well as giving back to my community.

Q. What are your plans for the 2018-19 season?

A. My plans for 2018-2019 are to get into a good league and have a solid agent behind me that will have my best interest at all times. I am open to all markets.   



National League Round 16: No surprise as #1 Astana defeats Barsy 2 - 2 days ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. National League top team - Astana (25-0) had no problems winning another game on Thursday. This time they crushed sixth ranked Barsy 2 (5-21) in Atyrau 98-41. Undefeated Astana have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 25-0 record. Barsy 2 lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the sixth place with 21 games lost. Astana are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Kaspiy Akt...   [read more]
National League Round 15: Almat.Legion and Tobol trade wins - 7 days ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. Very significant was Tobol's (#2, 14-8) victory against 3rd placed Almat.Legion (14-8) 109-101. Tobol have an impressive series of eight victories in a row. They maintain second place with 14-8 record having ten points less than leader Astana, which they share with defeated Almat.Legion. Tobol is looking forward to face Sinegorie K. (#5) in Kokshetay in the next round. Almat.Legion will have a break next round. Very significant was Alma...   [read more]
National League Round 14: Barsy 2 defeats Kaspiy Aktau in the closest game of the week - 10 days ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. The most exciting game of round 14 in the National League took place in Aktau. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 7th ranked Kaspiy Aktau (2-20) to sixth ranked Barsy 2 (5-19) 89-87 in the game for the sixth place. Newly promoted Barsy 2 maintains sixth position with 5-19 record. Kaspiy Aktau lost seventh consecutive game. They stay dead last with 20 lost games. Barsy 2 are looking forward to face league's leader Ast...   [read more]


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Higher League Round 15: Leader Kazygurt loses to Irtysh - 13 days ago  
Higher League Round 14: Aktobe loses to Kazygurt - 14 days ago  
Higher League Round 13: Kazygurt beats Bars in the most crucial game of the week - 15 days ago  
National League Round 13: Tobol defeats Kaspiy Aktau in the closest game of the week - 16 days ago  
Higher League Round 12: Leader Irtysh loses to Bars - 16 days ago  
Higher League Round 11: Aktobe loses to Bars - 17 days ago  
Barsy Atyrau welcomes back McEachin, ex Stade Rochelais - 19 days ago  
Barsy Atyrau signs Donte McGill - 19 days ago  
National League Round 12: Barsy Atyrau is upset by Almat.Legion - 23 days ago  
National League Round 11: Barsy Atyrau loses to Astana in the game between Top 4 teams - 27 days ago  
National League Round 10: Barsy Atyrau defeats Tobol in the closest game of the week - 2 months ago  
Barsy Atyrau land Arkadiy Mkrtychyan - 2 months ago  
Barsy Atyrau inks Montrell Dixson - 2 months ago  
Barsy Atyrau hire coach Arnis Vecvagars, ex Jurmala - 2 months ago  
National League Round 9: Almat.Legion is defeated by Barsy Atyrau - 2 months ago  
Higher League Round 10: Leader Aktobe loses to Tigers Ast. - 2 months ago  
National League Round 8: Almat.Legion defeats Barsy 2 in the closest game of the week - 2 months ago  
Higher League Round 9: Leader Aktobe loses to Kazygurt - 2 months ago  
Higher League Round 8 of Regular Season - 2 months ago  
Higher League Round 7: Aktobe keeps a leadership position - 2 months ago  
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