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D1 Standings
 1. Al Gharafa 14-2 
 2. Al Arabi 12-4 
 3. Qatar Club 10-6 
 4. Al Wakrah 10-6 
 5. Al Rayyan 9-7 
 6. Al Sadd 9-7 
 7. Al Khor 4-12 
 8. Al Ahli 2-14 
 9. Al Shamal 2-14 
Last:1/24/2018
Arab Club Championships Standings
Group A
 1 Al Gezira 3-0 
 2 JS Manazeh 2-1 
 3 Al-Muharraq 1-2 
 4 FUS Rabat 0-3 
Group B
 1 Homenetmen 3-0 
 2 Al Gharafa 2-1 
 3 FAR Rabat 1-2 
 4 Al Nizwa 0-3 
Group C
 1 ASS Sale 3-0 
 2 GS Petroliers 2-1 
 3 Al Fateh 1-2 
 4 Ahli Shabab 0-3 
Last:10/28/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Nenad ZIVCEVIC
  Al Ahli
  (203-F-87)
  Avg: 26
 1. Zivcevic, Al Ahli26.0 
 2. Saaka, Al Wakrah23.6 
 3. Williamson, Al Khor23.2 
 4. Stover, Al Arabi22.7 
 5. Johnson-Jr, Al Wa.22.3 
 6. Brown, Al Rayyan21.7 
 7. Monroe, Al Gharafa20.3 
 8. Ehambe, Al Shamal20.1 
 9. Oldham, Al Sadd20.0 
 10. Ross, Al Wakrah19.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Khobi WILLIAMSON
  Al Khor
  (201-C-92)
  Avg: 13.5
 1. Williamson, Al Khor13.5 
 2. Seck, Al Arabi13.2 
 3. Besovic, Al Ahli11.3 
 4. Hurt, Al Rayyan11.2 
 5. West, Qatar Club10.8 
 6. Byrd, Al Arabi10.3 
 7. Mohmmed, Qatar C.10.2 
 8. Monroe, Al Gharafa10.1 
 9. Moser, Al Sadd9.0 
 10. Ammons, Al Gharafa8.8 
Assists Per Game
 Jawan DAVIS
  Al Khor
  (184-PG-89)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. Davis, Al Khor6.9 
 2. Knight, Qatar Club6.5 
 3. Johnson-Jr, Al Wa.6.3 
 4. Monroe, Al Gharafa5.8 
 5. Coles, Al Sadd5.6 
 6. Justice, Al Gharafa5.4 
 7. Fouda, Al Sadd5.2 
 8. Kearney, Qatar Club5.2 
 9. Brown, Al Rayyan5.1 
 10. Blackmon, Al Khor4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Julius COLES
  Al Sadd
  (193-SG-89)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Coles, Al Sadd2.2 
 2. Johnson-Jr, Al Wa.2.2 
 3. Davis, Al Khor2.1 
 4. Seydou-E., Al Ahli2.1 
 5. Oldham, Al Sadd2.0 
 6. Fouda, Al Sadd2.0 
 7. Ross, Al Wakrah1.8 
 8. Monroe, Al Gharafa1.8 
 9. Brown, Al Rayyan1.8 
 10. Justice, Al Gharafa1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 William BYRD
  Al Arabi
  (201-G/F-85)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Byrd, Al Arabi2.5 
 2. Besovic, Al Ahli2.3 
 3. West, Qatar Club1.9 
 4. Ammons, Al Gharafa1.3 
 5. Hurt, Al Rayyan1.3 
 6. Al-Rayes, Al Sadd1.1 
 7. Williamson, Al Khor1.1 
 8. Seck, Al Arabi1.1 
 9. Magasa, Al Khor1.0 
 10. Erfan, Al Wakrah0.8 

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D1 Round 1: Al Ahli takes leadership position - Nov 11, 2017


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Al Ahli smashed Al Shamal in Doha 90-71. Al Ahli made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. Al Ahli had a 32-20 advantage in offensive rebounds. Serbian-FYR Macedonian forward Nenad Zivcevic (203-87, agency: Mansfield and Associates) stepped up and scored 28 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and Serbian center Nemanja Besovic (221-92) chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds. At the losing side Mansour Elhadary responded with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Al Shamal will play next round against Al Wakrah trying to get back on the winning streak. Al Ahli will try to continue on its current victory against Al Rayyan. It will be extra interesting game as Al Rayyan is their local rival from Doha.
The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Al Khor (0-1) at the home court. Hosts were rolled over by Al Arabi (1-0) 101-64. Americans were the main players on the court. Forward Nick Stover (198-93, college: S.Alabama) nailed a double-double by scoring 38 points (!!!) and 10 rebounds for the winning side and William Byrd accounted for 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Center Khobi Williamson (201-92, college: Hampden-Sydney) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds for Al Khor in the defeat. Al Arabi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Doha Al Sadd.
Another exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Doha: Qatar Sports Club (#7) and Al Rayyan (#5). Qatar Sports Club (1-0) crushed visiting Al Rayyan (0-1) by 17 points 95-78. Brandan Kearney fired 28 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Sherwood Brown produced a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 4 assists for lost side. Qatar Sports Club's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena .

In the last game of round 1 Al Wakrah lost to Al Sadd on the opponent's court 93-102.

Al Khor - Al Arabi 64-101

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Al Khor (0-1) at the home court. Hosts were rolled over by Al Arabi (1-0) 101-64. Al Arabi dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Al Khor's 40. It was a great shooting night for Al Arabi especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.6 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Americans were the main players on the court. Forward Nick Stover (198-93, college: S.Alabama) nailed a double-double by scoring 38 points (!!!) and 10 rebounds for the winning side and swingman William Byrd (201-85, college: Ark.-Pine Bluff) accounted for 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Four Al Arabi players scored in double figures. Center Khobi Williamson (201-92, college: Hampden-Sydney) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds and forward DJ Blackmon (201-90, college: Lenoir-Rhyne) added 19 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for Al Khor in the defeat. Al Arabi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Doha Al Sadd.
Top scorers:
Al Arabi: N.Stover 38+10reb+2ast, W.Byrd 16+10reb+5ast, K.Roushdi Mohamed 15+5reb+1ast, F.Abu Faisal AlDarwish 13+1reb+1ast, O.Seck 8+3reb+2ast, G.Momar Talla 7+2reb+6ast
Al Khor: D.Blackmon 19+7reb+5ast, K.Williamson 16+15reb+3ast, J.Davis 15+2reb+3ast, D.Mousa 7+4reb, M.Lasheen 4, A.Yousif 3+1reb+2ast
gschID: 589193


Al Sadd - Al Wakrah 102-93

Al Sadd used a home court advantage and beat the opponent from Al Wakrah 102-93 on Tuesday night. Al Sadd shot the lights out from three sinking 15 long-distance shots on high 55.6 percentage. American Ramon Galloway (190-91, college: La Salle) fired 32 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. American-Albanian forward Mike Moser (203-90, college: Oregon) chipped in 27 points and 8 rebounds. Four Al Sadd players scored in double figures. American-Ghanian Adamu Saaka (198-88, college: Furman) produced 38 points (!!!) and 5 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) and Guamanian-American guard Earnest Ross (196-91, college: Missouri, agency: MKP Management) added 20 points and 10 rebounds respectively for lost side. Al Sadd's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena Al Arabi.
Top scorers:
Al Sadd: R.Galloway 32+6reb+8ast, M.Moser 27+8reb+2ast, N.Al-Rayes 20+8reb, D.Oldham 16+4reb+3ast, M.Essam Fouda 7+5reb+5ast, F.Sadikovic 0
Al Wakrah: A.Saaka 38+5reb+1ast, M.Johnson Jr. 20+3reb+4ast, E.Ross 20+10reb, A.Saeed Erfan 6+3reb+1ast, E.Mujkic 4+5reb+2ast, O.Marzoq 3+3reb
gschID: 589192


Qatar Club - Al Rayyan 95-78

Another exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Doha: Qatar Sports Club (#7) and Al Rayyan (#5). Qatar Sports Club (1-0) crushed visiting Al Rayyan (0-1) by 17 points 95-78. American guard Brandan Kearney (198-92, college: Detroit Mercy) fired 28 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. His fellow American import guard Baden Jaxen (190-90, college: N.Carolina) chipped in 20 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Four Qatar Sports Club players scored in double figures. American guard Sherwood Brown (193-91, college: FGCU) produced a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 4 assists and international swingman Mohd Hassan Mohamed (191-91) added 18 points respectively for lost side. Qatar Sports Club's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena .
Top scorers:
Qatar Club: B.Kearney 28+5reb+5ast, B.Jaxen 20+6reb+5ast, N.West 15+9reb+1ast, M.Yousuf Mohmmed 12+5reb+2ast, B.Ba-Suliman 7+3ast, A.Mahmood Abdallah 6+3reb+1ast
Al Rayyan: S.Brown 36+10reb+4ast, M.Hassan Mohamed 18+4reb+1ast, J.Jamison 13+6reb+1ast, P.Flowers 6+5reb, M.Abdelaziz ElSayed 3+3reb+3ast, M.Haracic 2+1reb+1ast
gschID: 589195


Al Ahli - Al Shamal 90-71

Al Ahli smashed Al Shamal in Doha 90-71. Al Ahli made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. Al Ahli had a 32-20 advantage in offensive rebounds. Serbian-FYR Macedonian forward Nenad Zivcevic (203-87, agency: Mansfield and Associates) stepped up and scored 28 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and Serbian center Nemanja Besovic (221-92) chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds. At the losing side Mansour Elhadary responded with 16 points and 5 rebounds and American forward Terrence Roberts (206-84, college: Syracuse) scored 13 points and 9 rebounds. Four Al Ahli and five Al Shamal players scored in double figures. Al Shamal will play next round against Al Wakrah trying to get back on the winning streak. Al Ahli will try to continue on its current victory against Al Rayyan. It will be extra interesting game as Al Rayyan is their local rival from Doha.
Top scorers:
Al Ahli: N.Zivcevic 28+8reb+5ast, N.Besovic 18+7reb+2ast, L.Milojevic 14+8reb+4ast, N.Seydou Elhadj 14+3reb+2ast, A.Al-Muftah 8+6reb+3ast, O.Ahmad 6+2reb
Al Shamal: M.Elhadary 16+5reb+3ast, E.Ali Saleh 13+7reb+2ast, T.Roberts 13+9reb+2ast, R.Anshila 12+6reb+2ast, A.Kosar 11+3reb, M.Fakhirah 3+1reb+2ast
gschID: 589194


  




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