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Premier Standings
Group A
 1. Al Riyadi 5-1 
 2. Orthodox 4-2 
 3. Al Horiyah 2-4 
 4. Al Awdah 1-5 
Group B
 1. Al Jalil 4-2 
 2. Kofer Yoba 4-2 
 3. Ghazat Hash. 2-3 
 4. Nashama 1-4 
Stage One Standings

Points Per Game
 1. Derrick Tarver26.5 
 2. Issa Kamel23 
 3. Malcolm Battles23 

Orthodox earn third win in a row, clinch title - May 7, 2012

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Orthodox - ASU 91:87

Orthodox earned Premier League title. They came back from 0-2 deficit in the championship series to conquer the trophy. Orthodox claimed the third straight win in the championship series over ASU tonight. Zaid Abbas (203-F-83) and Osama Daghles (198-G-79, college: Midwestern St.) knocked down 23 points each to lead the winners.
ASU got to the better start. They accumulated a 22:17 lead after ten minutes. The margin grew at 9-point mark midway through the second period. Orthodox denied the distance and surged ahead however ASU regained control posting a 44:41 halftime lead. ASU stretched the margin to 9 points once again. And once again Orthodox reacted trimming the deficit to three points with ten minutes remaining 59:62. ASU seemed well in control of their fate when they accumulated an 11-point lead early in the fourth period 70:59. However Orthodox answered with a 12:0 run to spur in front. Orthodox soon gained an 8-point lead and then hung on to escape with a tough victory at the end. Eid also netted 23 points for Orthodox. Mousa Alawadi (180-G/F-85) reacted with 27 points for ASU. Islam Abbaas (203-C-80) had 16 points in the loss.

Orthodox: Zaid Abbas 23, Osama Daghles 23, Eid 23
ASU: Mousa Alawadi 27, Islam Abbaas 16

Jimmy Baxter
Jimmy Baxter (ex Culiacan) signs at CD Valdivia - 2 months ago

Club Deportivo Valdivia (LIBSUR) landed experienced 36-year old Jordanian ex-international swingman Jimmy Baxter (196-96kg-80, college: S.Florida). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. Baxter played in the summer at Caballeros de Culiacan in Mexican CIBACOPA. He managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In 17 CIBACOPA games he averaged impressive 17.5ppg, 3.9rpg, 3.1apg and 1.2spg. Baxter ended the last season at Toros in LPB where in 13...   [read more]

Alex Legion
Berme Viola Basket Reggio Calabria signs Alex Legion - 3 months ago

Berme Viola Basket Reggio Calabria (Serie A2) signed 28-year old Jordanian international guard Alex Legion (195-88, college: FIU). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Legion played last season at Arkadikos in Greek A1 league. In 11 games he had 9.3ppg, 2.2rpg and 1.5apg. He also played that season for Al Jaysh in D1 where in 8 games he recorded very impressive stats: 21.5ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.5apg and 1.5spg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Legion'...   [read more]

Jordanian National Team 2016 - 5 months ago

190-G Al Riyadi
Yousef Abu-Wazneh 200-C-93 Al Wehdat
Ali Jamal Zaghab 205-C/F-88 Al Riyadi
Zaid Abbas 203-F-83&n...  
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