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D1 Standings
 1. Al Rayyan 16-2 
 2. Al Gharafa 16-2 
 3. Al Sadd 16-2 
 4. Al Jaysh 11-7 
 5. Al Shamal 8-10 
 6. Al Wakrah 8-10 
 7. Al Khor 7-11 
 8. Al Arabi 4-14 
 9. Qatar 3-15 
 10. Al Ahli 1-17 
Points Per Game
 Patrick REMBERT
  Al Khor
  (185-PG-89)
  Avg: 30.8
 1. Rembert, Al Khor30.8 
 2. Joyner, Al Ahli29.3 
 3. Abouo, Al Khor25.8 
 4. Jefferson, Qatar23.7 
 5. Saaka, Al Wakrah23.7 
 6. Williams, Al Ahli23.4 
 7. Macklin, Al Jaysh23.1 
 8. James, Al Rayyan22.8 
 9. O'Brien, Al Arabi22.3 
 10. Ambres, Al Shamal22.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Todd O'BRIEN
  Al Arabi
  (211-C-89)
  Avg: 17.9
 1. O'Brien, Al Arabi17.9 
 2. White, Qatar14.7 
 3. Mofunanya, Al An.13.2 
 4. Kone, Al Sadd12.6 
 5. Abouo, Al Khor12.2 
 6. Alexander, Al Ra.11.3 
 7. Macklin, Al Jaysh11.0 
 8. Souleye, Al Wakrah10.6 
 9. Galloway, Al Ghara.10.3 
 10. Elhadj, Al Ahli9.9 
Assists Per Game
 Kevin GALLOWAY
  Al Gharafa
  (200-PG-88)
  Avg: 9.3
 1. Galloway, Al Ghara.9.3 
 2. Watson, Al Wakrah8.2 
 3. Soyebo, Al Arabi7.8 
 4. Monroe, Al Jaysh6.8 
 5. James, Al Rayyan6.3 
 6. Jefferson, Qatar5.9 
 7. Cage, Al Nasr5.8 
 8. El Hadary, Al Jaysh5.5 
 9. Abilmona, Al Jaysh5.4 
 10. Dorsey, Al Gezira5.3 
Steals Per Game
 Charles ABOUO
  Al Khor
  (197-G/F-89)
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Abouo, Al Khor3.7 
 2. James, Al Rayyan3.0 
 3. Soyebo, Al Arabi2.7 
 4. Monroe, Al Jaysh2.6 
 5. Hachad, Al Shamal2.6 
 6. Roberson, Al Ahli2.3 
 7. Jefferson, Qatar2.2 
 8. Elhadj, Al Ahli2.2 
 9. Raffa, Al Sadd2.1 
 10. Adel, Al Arabi1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Alen HADZIBEGOVIC
  Al Khor
  (--)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Hadzibegovic, Al K.1.9 
 2. White, Qatar1.9 
 3. O'Brien, Al Arabi1.4 
 4. Souleye, Al Wakrah1.3 
 5. Macklin, Al Jaysh1.1 
 6. Erfan, Al Sadd1.1 
 7. Mofunanya, Al An.1.0 
 8. Kone, Al Sadd1.0 
 9. Ambres, Al Shamal1.0 
 10. Monroe, Al Jaysh1.0 

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Seck number one in Qatar for round 8 - Dec 1, 2012


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Oumar Seck
Senegalese Oumar Seck put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Qatar, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 8.
The -year old player had a double-double of 29 points and 17 rebounds, while his team crushed, the league's bottom-ranked team Al Wakrah (#9, 0-7) with 20-point margin 98-78. Qatar maintains the 6th position in Qatari D1. Qatar is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 3-4 record. It's Seck's second year at Qatar and it's hard to imagine this team without him. Oumar Seck has solid league stats. He is in league's top in points (6th best: 19.8ppg) and averages impressive 1.2bpg and 51.5% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was 25-year old American Kayode Ayeni (196-F-87) of Al Wakrah. Ayeni had a very good evening with a double-double of 33 points and 13 rebounds. Bad luck as Al Wakrah lost that game 78-98 to the higher-ranked Qatar (#6, 3-4). Al Wakrah are still at the very bottom. 7 lost games are too many considering they did not win any game. Ayeni is a newcomer at Al Wakrah, but is already one of team's top players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 22.0ppg (#3). He also registered 13.3 boards per game. Former St.Francis College (NY) star Ayeni is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market.

Third on the list of top players last round was another Qatar's star - American swingman Chauncey Leslie (183-G/F-81). Leslie got into 30-points club by scoring 35 points in the last round. He went also for seven rebounds and six assists. He was another key player of Qatar, helping his team with a 98-78 easy win against Al Wakrah (#9, 0-7). The chances of Qatar ranking at the top of the league, however are very questionable as they have already lost 4 games, recording just three victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Leslie could help Qatar to bring them higher in the standings. Leslie has a great season in Qatar. After only 6 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 25.3ppg (2nd best) and assists with 5.7apg (3rd best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Gaston Moliva (202-F-85) of Qatar - 18 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists
5. William Byrd (201-G/F-85) of Al Arabi - 23 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists
6. Abdulai Jalloh (188-G-86) of Al Arabi - 29 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists
7. Yasseen Ismail Musa (204-F/C-80) of Al Rayyan - 25 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Ousseynou N'Diaye (196-G/F-85) of Al Gharafa - 29 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists
9. Youla Mohammed) of Al Ahli - 24 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists
10. Boney Watson (183-PG-78) of Al Rayyan - 22 points, 3 rebounds and 11 assists

The Player of the week is choosen 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)
  




Branko
Jereminov
Branko Jereminov (ex Szedeak) signs at Al Ahli - 3 hours ago

Al Ahli Sports Club Doha (D1) landed 29-year old Serbian point guard Branko Jereminov (186-87). He has played for the last three years at Szedeak in Hungarian A Division. In 12 A Division games he averaged 9.1ppg, 3.3rpg, 6.1apg and 1.3spg in 2015-16 season. Previous ...   [read more]

Adamu Saaka
Adamu Saaka signs at Al Arabi !! - 10 hours ago

Al Arabi Club Doha (D1) landed 28-year old American (has also Ghanian passport) small forward Adamu Saaka (198-88, college: Furman) from Al Wakrah. In 18 D1 games in Qatar he was third best scorer with impressive 23.7ppg and recorded 8.1rpg, 3.3apg and 1.6spg last season. It was a very successful year in his career as he was selected to Asia-Basket.com All-Qatar D1 Honorable Mention. Among other achievements Saaka's team made it to the Dutch Eredivisie Semifinals in 2012. He received also...   [read more]

Vernon
Macklin
Macklin re-signs at Al Jaysh !! - 10 hours ago

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