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Superleague Standings
Group 1
 1. Petrochimi 3-1 
 2. Kashan 2-1 
 3. Arak 2-1 
 4. Tabriz 1-2 
 5. Gorgan 1-3 
Group 2
 1. Naft Abadan 3-1 
 2. Azad 2-2 
 3. Chemidor 1-2 
 4. Army 1-2 
 5. Shiraz a.s Pipe 0-1 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:3/13/2017
D1 Standings
 1. Mashad 12-1 
 2. Kerman 12-2 
 3. Dezful 10-4 
 4. Ghatran KG 10-4 
 5. Mahram 8-6 
 6. Omidiyeh 8-6 
 7. Petrochimi II 8-6 
 8. Kurdistan 6-8 
 9. Khorasan 3-3 
 10. Arak 2 3-5 
 11. Mahrooban 3-5 
 12. Naft Abadan 2 3-5 
 13. Isfahan 1-5 
 14. Alborz 1-7 
 15. Arak MS 1-7 
 16. Bushehr 1-7 
 17. Ararat 1-13 
 18. Dmys Minab 1-13 
Last:2/14/2017
WABA League Standings
Group A
 1 Al Riyadi 3-0 
 2 Petrochimi 2-1 
 3 Naft Abadan 1-2 
 4 Seraeyett 0-3 
Group B
 1 Chemidor 2-0 
 2 Sagesse 1-1 
 3 Al Mina 0-2 
Last:3/14/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Daequan COOK
  Chemidor
  (195-G-87)
  Avg: 26.3
 1. Cook, Chemidor26.3 
 2. Koljevic, Kashan22.6 
 3. Buljan, Kashan22.5 
 4. Robinson, Petrochimi20.9 
 5. Hosley, Arak19.6 
 6. Prince, Azad19.2 
 7. Toncinic, Gorgan18.6 
 8. Gacesa, Tabriz17.9 
 9. Marshall, Gorgan16.2 
 10. Allahverdi, Shiraz a.15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Arsalan KAZEMI
  Army
  (200-SF-90)
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Kazemi, Army11.3 
 2. Buljan, Kashan10.1 
 3. Hassanzadeh, Naft A.9.2 
 4. Williams, Tabriz9.1 
 5. Kardoust, Arak8.8 
 6. Toncinic, Gorgan8.8 
 7. Ranjbar, Shiraz a.7.5 
 8. Cukinas, Chemidor7.3 
 9. Jones, Azad7.2 
 10. Perkins, Naft A.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Ivan KOLJEVIC
  Kashan
  (187-PG-84)
  Avg: 5.3
 1. Koljevic, Kashan5.3 
 2. Aslani, Army4.5 
 3. Robinson, Petrochimi4.3 
 4. Davarpanah, Naft A.4.0 
 5. Perkins, Naft A.3.8 
 6. Prince, Azad3.6 
 7. Hosley, Arak3.5 
 8. Nasajpour, Tabriz3.5 
 9. Marshall, Gorgan3.3 
 10. Jamshidi, Petrochimi2.9 
Steals Per Game
 Quinton HOSLEY
  Arak
  (201-F-84)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Hosley, Arak3.2 
 2. Nasajpour, Tabriz2.9 
 3. Kazemi, Army2.9 
 4. Perkins, Naft A.2.7 
 5. Prince, Azad2.5 
 6. Beigi, Army2.3 
 7. Davarpanah, Naft A.2.1 
 8. Mashayekhi, Naft A.2.0 
 9. Robinson, Petrochimi1.8 
 10. Jones, Azad1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Sean WILLIAMS
  Tabriz
  (208-F-86)
  Avg: 4.1
 1. Williams, Tabriz4.1 
 2. Taherpour, Shiraz a.1.1 
 3. Kardoust, Arak1.1 
 4. Ranjbar, Shiraz a.1.1 
 5. Mijovic, Kashan1.0 
 6. Toncinic, Gorgan0.9 
 7. Nabipour, Petrochimi0.8 
 8. Torabi, Army0.8 
 9. Moradinasab, Gor.0.7 
 10. Marshall, Gorgan0.7 
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Round 6 (Second Stage)

Group 1
Petrochimi 60% Mar.30 Kashan
Chemidor 63% Mar.30 Azad
Group 2
Arak 78% Mar.30 Army
Shiraz a.s P Mar.30 Naft Abadan 92%
All systems go for Iran at WABA - Jan 24, 2017


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TEHRAN (WABA Championship 2017) - Iran have been among the best teams in Asian basketball for the past decade but that guarantees nothing at the upcoming WABA Championship.

The event tips off on Sunday in Amman, Jordan, and while Iran have announced a roster that has players with experience, there are also newcomers that have to prove they belong.
All of the players will be hoping to impress new coach Mehran Hatami, the 52-year-old who turned out for Team Melli at the Asian Games and FIBA Asia Championships during the 1990s.

As a coach, Hatami is best known for having led the country's U18 team four years ago. He's taking nothing for granted.

"WABA is an unpredictable competition," he warned. "All the teams are ready and well prepared for it."

Because Lebanon is the host of the FIBA Asia Cup 2017, four teams will now qualify for the continental Championship at the WABA event.

Hatami is cautious, but also feeling good about his charges.

"Our players are ready," he said. "They've been playing a lot in the local league and they're in great shape."

While some of the big names in Iranian basketball are not with the team now, there was a lot of promise shown by those that played last year.

At the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in Italy, players like Jamshidi, Kazemi and Yakhchali had some terrific moments. The country nearly upset Mexico and reached the Semi-Finals but fell, 75-70.
One of the veterans in that team was Oshin Sahakian. He's looking forward to WABA.

"We have some young players in the camp who are trying hard to make a position and have a place in the national team," he said. "They are motivated and that's something good for us."

Experience tells Sahakian to be wary of all opponents. Yes, Iran have been one of the dominant sides in the Asian game since 2007 but they cannot rest on their laurels.
"WABA has always been a tough competition and therefore we have to double our efforts and concentrate more," he said. "The whole team is ready for the WABA Championship, we know this year's competition won't be an easy one at all, but we're the Iran national team."

To be anxious and nervous ahead of a tournament like the WABA Championship is not unexpected, even for a team like Iran. Even so, there is also a lot of confidence.

That self-belief is heard in the voice of Mahmoud Mashhon, the president of the country's basketball federation.

"We all believe in this team and the coaching staff," he said. "I'm sure the team will be very competitive in Jordan and hopefully just like last year emerge victorious."
Full Roster:
- Rouzbeh arghavan
- Saeid Davarpanah
- Mohammad Hasanzadeh
- Mohammad Javari
- Mohammad Jamshidi
- Asghar Kardoust
- ARSALAN KAZEMI
- Sajjad Mashayekhi
- Erfan Nasajpour
- Ehsan Samadi
- Oshin Sahakian
- Behnam Yakhchali   




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Mayrouba lands Tony Weeden, ex Azad - 6 days ago
Mayrouba (Pepsi LBL) tabbed experienced 34-year old American shooting guard Tony Weeden (183-93kg-83, college: Chicago State, agency: Three Eye Sports). He played most recently at Azad in Iranian Superleague. In 25 games he averaged impressive 16.4ppg, 2.6rpg, 1.5apg and 1.1spg last season. He can count that year as a very successful as was selected to Asia-Basket.com Iranian Superleague All-Imports Team. Weeden's team made it to the Cyprus League Semifinals in 2015. He is a very experien...   [read more]

Dominique
Jones
Azad tabs Dominique Jones, ex Qingdao E. - 11 days ago
Azad University Tehran (Superleague) inked 29-year old American guard Dominique Jones (193-98kg-88, college: S.Florida). He started the season at Qingdao Eagles in Chinese CBA league. In 38 games he averaged impressive 30.5ppg, 8.3rpg, 6.2apg and 1.6spg this season. The last season Jones played at Brave Dragons (also in CBA) where in 18 games he had very remarkable stats: 32.8ppg, 8.6rpg, 7.4apg (top 3) and 3.0spg (in top 3). In 2010 he was drafted by Memphis Grizzlies (NBA) in first roun...   [read more]

Doron
Perkins
Superleague Round 4 (Second Stage): Naft Abadan edge Tabriz by two points - 23 days ago
The most exciting game of round 4 in the Superleague took place in Tabriz. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 4th ranked Tabriz (0-2) to first ranked Naft Abadan (3-1) 110-108 on Monday evening. 27 personal fouls committed by Tabriz helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American-Ivorian guard Doron Perkins (189-83, college: Santa Clara) fired a double-double by scoring 30 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. The former international s...   [read more]


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