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Premier League Standings
 1. Al-Manama 19-1 
 2. Al-Ahli 17-4 
 3. Al-Muharraq 16-4 
 4. Al-Nweidrat 14-7 
 5. Al-Hala 13-7 
 6. Al-Riffa 13-8 
 7. Al-Ittihad 12-9 
 8. Al-Najma 11-9 
 9. Al-Bahrain 6-14 
 10. Sitra 6-14 
 11. Hidd 2-18 
 12. Isa Town 2-18 
 13. Samaheej 1-19 
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marcel JONES
  Avg: 32.3
 1. Jones, Al-Riffa32.3 
 2. Holden, Al-Bahrain25.2 
 3. Wilkerson, Al-Ittihad23.6 
 4. Woods, Al-Hala21.4 
 5. Ilic, Al-Nweidrat20.6 
 6. Quantance, Al-Na.19.6 
 7. Aldurazi, Al-Muharraq18.6 
 8. Lulu, Hidd18.5 
 9. Doggett, Al-Ahli18.3 
 10. Abdulla, Al-Muharraq17.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Loren WOODS
  Avg: 18.1
 1. Woods, Al-Hala18.1 
 2. Jones, Al-Riffa16.8 
 3. Ilic, Al-Nweidrat16.4 
 4. Quantance, Al-Na.16.3 
 5. Holden, Al-Bahrain15.4 
 6. Wilkerson, Al-Ittihad13.5 
 7. Chism, Al-Manama12.7 
 8. Doggett, Al-Ahli12.7 
 9. Richard, Al-Muhar.12.6 
 10. Shukralla, Al-Muhar.9.5 
Assists Per Game
 Hassan HELAL
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Helal, Al-Ittihad6.3 
 2. Shaker, Al-Ahli5.6 
 3. Aldurazi, Al-Muharraq5.3 
 4. Bullay, Al-Najma5.3 
 5. Abdulla, Al-Nweidrat5.1 
 6. Salman, Al-Hala4.8 
 7. Lulu, Hidd4.8 
 8. Quantance, Al-Na.4.6 
 9. Husain, Al-Riffa4.0 
 10. Ismaeel, Al-Manama4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Hussain LULU
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Lulu, Hidd2.9 
 2. Hassan, Al-Najma2.6 
 3. Jones, Al-Riffa2.4 
 4. Quantance, Al-Na.2.2 
 5. Helal, Al-Ittihad2.1 
 6. Mahdi, Al-Riffa2.0 
 7. Busafwan, Samaheej2.0 
 8. Habib, Isa Town1.9 
 9. Jameel, Al-Manama1.8 
 10. Abdulla, Sitra1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Loren WOODS
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Woods, Al-Hala2.9 
 2. Ilic, Al-Nweidrat2.2 
 3. Richard, Al-Muhar.2.0 
 4. Chism, Al-Manama2.0 
 5. Quantance, Al-Na.1.8 
 6. Holden, Al-Bahrain1.8 
 7. Hassan, Al-Najma1.4 
 8. Wilkerson, Al-Ittihad1.2 
 9. Hussain, Al-Ahli1.1 
 10. Najaf, Al-Manama0.9 


Next Round Schedule

Round 23 (Regular Season)

Sitra 61% Jan.25 Al-Najma
Isa Town Jan.25 Al-Hala 88%
Al-Muharraq 94% Jan.24 Hidd
Samaheej Jan.24 Al-Ahli 85%
Al-Manama 93% Jan.23 Al-Bahrain
Al-Nweidrat 59% Jan.23 Al-Ittihad
Bahrain Premier League round 1 best performance: Loren Woods - Sep 9, 2017

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Loren Woods
American-Lebanese Center Loren Woods (218-C-78) had an amazing evening in the last round for top-ranked Al-Hala, receiving a Player of the Week award for round 1.
The 39-year old player had a double-double of 33 points and 20 rebounds, while his team edged out Al-Ahli (#8, 0-1), the league's bottom-ranked team 82-80. It allowed Al-Hala to take over top position in the Bahrain Premier League. But it's just the very beginning of the season and Al-Hala won just one (their first) game. It's too early to say anything as the standings can be changed completely after next round. It's Woods' second year at Al-Hala and it's hard to imagine this team without him. Former University of Arizona star has very solid stats this year. Woods is league's best scorer averaging so far 33.0ppg. Woods is in league's top in rebounds (3rd best: 20.0rpg) and averages impressive 3.0bpg and 92.3% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was 26-year old American Antwan Wilkerson (201-F-91) of league's second-best Al-Ittihad. Wilkerson had a very good evening with a double-double of 19 points and 18 rebounds. Of course he led Al-Ittihad to another comfortable win outscoring Samaheej (0-1) 90-56. His team has extremely good start of the season. They won their first game. However the season is at the beginning, so everything can happen. They still may lose their high position in the standings. Wilkerson is a newcomer at Al-Ittihad, but is already one of team's top players.

Third on the list of top players last round was American forward Calvin Godfrey (206-F-90) of Al-Riffa (#6). Godfrey scored 25 points and grabbed sixteen rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Al-Riffa, leading his team to a 65-50 easy win against Al-Bahrain (#9, 0-1). Al-Riffa has a very good start of the season. But there was just one game played, so it's too early to judge them at this stage. Godfrey also has a very good start of the season with very strong stats. The season just started for Godfrey as he played only first game. But it already looks like he can be team's leader.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Haminn Quantance) of Al-Najma - 10 points, 26 rebounds and 5 assists
5. Aleksandar Maric (211-C-84) of Al-Muharraq - 13 points and 17 rebounds
6. Mile Ilic (215-C-84) of Al-Nweidrat - 20 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists
7. Ashraf Moaweya) of Hidd - 19 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Hussain Lulu) of Hidd - 32 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Quinton Doggett (206-F-90) of Al-Ahli - 22 points and 12 rebounds
10. Sidy Sall (206-F) of Al-Bahrain - 21 points, 23 rebounds and 2 assists

The Player of the week is chosen 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)   

Kadhem Majed
Premier League Round 22: Al-Ahli defeats Al-Nweidrat in the game between Top 4 teams - 17 hours 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. An interesting game for Al-Ahli (17-4) which hosted in Manama 4th ranked Al-Nweidrat (14-7). Second ranked Al-Ahli managed to get a 4-point victory 82-78. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Al-Nweidrat. Al-Ahli looked well-organized offensively h...   [read more]

Marcel Jones
Marcel Jones claims Bahrain Premier League Interperformances weekly honour - 3 days ago
Experienced American-New Zealand Marcel Jones (203-F-85) had an amazing evening in the last round for Al-Riffa and that's him to receive a Interperformances Player of the Week award for round 21. The 32-year old forward had a double-double of 28 points and twenty rebounds, while his team beat Al-Ahli (#2, 16-4) 76-68. Al-Riffa maintains the 6th position in Bahrain Premier League. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Al-Riffa will need more...   [read more]

Marcel Jones
Premier League Round 21: Al-Ahli is upset by Al-Riffa - 4 days ago
The Regular Season in Premier League is slowly approaching the end. But there may be still some important changes in the final standings in the last 5 rounds. The game between second ranked Al-Ahli (16-4) and sixth ranked Al-Riffa (12-8) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Al-Ahli was defeated by Al-Riffa in a tough game on the road 68-76. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Al-Ahli. The best player for the winners was American-New Zealand...   [read more]

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Maks Adam Konate (ex Budivelnyk) agreed terms with Al-Ahli - 5 days ago  
Bahrain Premier League round 20 best performance: Marcel Jones (by Interperformances) - 7 days ago  
Premier League Round 20: No surprise as #1 Al-Manama defeats Sitra - 8 days ago  
Jones' double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 11 days ago  
Premier League Round 19: Al-Riffa beats Al-Nweidrat by two after a very close game - 12 days ago  
Loren Woods claims Bahrain Premier League Interperformances weekly honour - 16 days ago  
Premier League Round 18: Al-Manama keeps a leadership position - 17 days ago  
Bahrain Premier League round 17 best performance: Mile Ilic - 21 days ago  
Premier League Round 17: Al-Ahli keeps a leadership position - 22 days ago  
Sitra tabs Steven Toyloy, ex Moncton M. - 23 days ago  
Al-Ahli adds Wright to their roster !! - 23 days ago  
Wilkerson's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 26 days ago  
Premier League Round 16: Al-Hala beats Al-Nweidrat by two after a very close game - 27 days ago  
Hidd lands Troy Jones, ex Al Shrooq - 29 days ago  
Loren Woods claims Bahrain Premier League weekly honour - 1 month ago  
Premier League Round 15: Samaheej still unable to win any game - 1 month ago  
Mohammed Bullay's triple-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
Premier League Round 14: Al-Ahli defeats Al-Hala in the closest game of the week - 1 month ago  
Woods' double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
Premier League Round 13: Al-Manama defeats leader Al-Ahli - 1 month ago  
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