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D1 Standings
 1. Al Gharafa 4-0 
 2. Qatar Club 4-1 
 3. Al Arabi 4-1 
 4. Al Sadd 3-2 
 5. Al Wakrah 3-2 
 6. Al Khor 2-3 
 7. Al Rayyan 1-4 
 8. Al Ahli 1-4 
 9. Al Shamal 0-5 
Full Standings
Last:12/12/2017
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
 Marcus JOHNSON JR.
  Al Wa.
  (180-PG-95)
  Avg: 28.6
 1. Johnson-Jr, Al Wa.28.6 
 2. Stover, Al Arabi28.4 
 3. Brown, Al Rayyan25.6 
 4. Williamson, Al Khor24.6 
 5. Galloway, Al Sadd24.5 
 6. Justice, Al Gharafa24.3 
 7. Jaxen, Qatar Club24.2 
 8. Saaka, Al Wakrah23.0 
 9. Zivcevic, Al Ahli22.4 
 10. Oldham, Al Sadd22.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Khobi WILLIAMSON
  Al Khor
  (201-C-92)
  Avg: 15.4
 1. Williamson, Al Khor15.4 
 2. Tew, Al Shamal13.3 
 3. Hurt, Al Rayyan12.3 
 4. Seck, Al Arabi12.2 
 5. Besovic, Al Ahli11.8 
 6. Byrd, Al Arabi11.4 
 7. West, Qatar Club10.6 
 8. Ammons, Al Gharafa10.3 
 9. Galloway, Al Sadd9.0 
 10. Mohmmed, Qatar C.9.0 
Assists Per Game
 Jawan DAVIS
  Al Khor
  (184-PG-89)
  Avg: 7
 1. Davis, Al Khor7.0 
 2. Jaxen, Qatar Club6.4 
 3. Fouda, Al Sadd6.2 
 4. Johnson-Jr, Al Wa.5.6 
 5. Coles, Al Sadd5.3 
 6. Brown, Al Shamal5.3 
 7. Justice, Al Gharafa4.8 
 8. Galloway, Al Sadd4.5 
 9. Monroe, Al Gharafa4.5 
 10. Kearney, Qatar Club4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Brandan KEARNEY
  Qatar Club
  (198-G-92)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Kearney, Qatar Club2.6 
 2. Flowers, Al Rayyan2.5 
 3. Ross, Al Wakrah2.4 
 4. Johnson-Jr, Al Wa.2.4 
 5. Saad, Al Gharafa2.3 
 6. Justice, Al Gharafa2.0 
 7. Milojevic, Al Ahli2.0 
 8. Fouda, Al Sadd2.0 
 9. Muslic, Al Gharafa1.8 
 10. Saleh, Al Shamal1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 J'Mison MORGAN
  Al Rayyan
  (211-F/C-89)
  Avg: 3
 1. Jamison, Al Rayyan3.0 
 2. Tew, Al Shamal2.3 
 3. West, Qatar Club2.2 
 4. Byrd, Al Arabi1.8 
 5. Seck, Al Arabi1.6 
 6. Besovic, Al Ahli1.6 
 7. Williamson, Al Khor1.2 
 8. Al-Rayes, Al Sadd1.0 
 9. Hurt, Al Rayyan1.0 
 10. Roberts, Al Shamal1.0 

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Round 6 (Regular Season)

Al Sadd 85% Dec.13 Al Rayyan
Al Gharafa 99% Dec.13 Al Shamal
D1 Round 3: Al Gharafa defeats leader Qatar Sports Club - Dec 5, 2017


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Sammy Monroe
The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Qatar Sports Club (1-1) in Doha on Saturday night. Hosts were defeated by Al Gharafa (2-0) 87-79. It was a good game for international forward Sammy Monroe (198-85, college: Newberry) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 29 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. American point guard James Justice (178-89, college: Martin Methodist) contributed with 19 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American guard Baden Jaxen (190-90, college: N.Carolina) answered with 25 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!) for Qatar Sports Club. Al Gharafa'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.
Al Arabi (3-0) had no problems winning another game. This time they beat Al Shamal (0-3) in Doha 81-65. It was a great evening for American swingman William Byrd (201-85, college: Ark.-Pine Bluff) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists. Nick Stover helped adding 26 points. The best for the losing side was DR Congolese-American swingman Moses Ehambe (198-86, college: ORU) with 25 points and 6 rebounds. Al Arabi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena Al Rayyan.
The game in Al Wakrah supposed to be also quite interesting. Al Rayyan (1-2) played at the court of Al Wakrah (2-1). Al Wakrah smashed Al Rayyan 96-64 on Sunday. It was an exceptional evening for Marcus Johnson-Jr who led the winners and scored 32 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Stephen Hurt came up with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 14 rebounds for Al Rayyan in the defeat. Al Wakrah will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Al Rayyan's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Doha Al Arabi.

In the last game of round 3 winless Al Khor was beaten by Al Sadd on the road 84-79.

Al Sadd - Al Khor 84-79

No shocking result in a game when Al Sadd (2-1) beat Al Khor (0-3) in Doha 84-79 on Saturday. Al Sadd looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. It was an exceptional evening for American guard Dee Oldham (193-94, college: Chattanooga) who led the winners and scored 30 points (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line). American-Albanian forward Mike Moser (203-90, college: Oregon) accounted for 16 points and 12 rebounds for the winning side. American center Khobi Williamson (201-92, college: Hampden-Sydney) came up with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 18 rebounds and the other American import forward DJ Blackmon (201-90, college: Lenoir-Rhyne) added 18 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Al Khor in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. 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 Gharafa.
Top scorers:
Al Sadd: D.Oldham 30+2reb+1ast, J.Coles 20+4reb+5ast, N.Al-Rayes 16+5reb, M.Moser 16+12reb+2ast, Y.Mahdi 2+3reb+1ast, M.Essam Fouda 0+11ast
Al Khor: K.Williamson 29+18reb+3ast, D.Blackmon 18+6reb+3ast, J.Davis 12+2reb+8ast, M.Lasheen 12+1reb+2ast, A.Yousif 6+4reb+4ast, D.Mousa 2+3reb+1ast
gschID: 589201


Qatar Club - Al Gharafa 79-87

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Qatar Sports Club (1-1) in Doha on Saturday night. Hosts were defeated by Al Gharafa (2-0) 87-79. It was a good game for international forward Sammy Monroe (198-85, college: Newberry) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 29 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. American point guard James Justice (178-89, college: Martin Methodist) contributed with 19 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Monroe is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. American guard Baden Jaxen (190-90, college: N.Carolina) answered with 25 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!) and the other American import forward Nick West (208-94, college: Alabama A&M) added 16 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Qatar Sports Club. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Al Gharafa'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 Gharafa: S.Monroe 29+11reb+4ast, J.Justice 19+6reb+2ast, M.Ammons 17+5reb+3ast, A.Saad 15+5reb+2ast, N.Muslic 3+4reb+1ast, O.Salem 2+5reb+3ast
Qatar Club: B.Jaxen 25+6reb+8ast, B.Kearney 16+3reb+2ast, N.West 16+8reb, M.Yousuf Mohmmed 11+9reb+4ast, A.Mahmood Abdallah 8+1reb+1ast, S.Almalki 3+1ast
gschID: 589200


Al Shamal - Al Arabi 65-81

Al Arabi (3-0) had no problems winning another game. This time they beat Al Shamal (0-3) in Doha 81-65. Al Arabi dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Al Shamal's 36. Al Arabi forced 20 Al Shamal turnovers. It was a great evening for American swingman William Byrd (201-85, college: Ark.-Pine Bluff) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists. His fellow American import forward Nick Stover (198-93, college: S.Alabama) helped adding 26 points. Four Al Arabi players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was DR Congolese-American swingman Moses Ehambe (198-86, college: ORU) with 25 points and 6 rebounds and guard Elhag Ali Saleh (191) produced a double-double by scoring 13 points and 11 rebounds. Al Arabi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena Al Rayyan.
Top scorers:
Al Arabi: N.Stover 26+3reb+2ast, W.Byrd 22+12reb+6ast, K.Suliman 10+1reb+2ast, G.Momar Talla 10+2reb+1ast, O.Seck 9+8reb+4ast, K.Roushdi Mohamed 4+2reb+2ast
Al Shamal: M.Ehambe 25+6reb+2ast, A.Tew 18+7reb+1ast, E.Ali Saleh 13+11reb+2ast, D.Bryan 6+6reb+7ast, A.Kosar 3+2reb+5ast, F.Avdic 0
gschID: 589202


Al Wakrah - Al Rayyan 96-64

The game in Al Wakrah supposed to be also quite interesting. Al Rayyan (1-2) played at the court of Al Wakrah (2-1). Al Wakrah smashed Al Rayyan 96-64 on Sunday. Al Wakrah dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Al Rayyan's 24. It was an exceptional evening for American point guard Marcus Johnson-Jr (180-95, college: UALR) who led the winners and scored 32 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Guamanian-American guard Earnest Ross (196-91, college: Missouri, agency: MKP Management) accounted for 20 points and 6 rebounds for the winning side. American forward Stephen Hurt (211-93, college: Kansas St.) came up with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 14 rebounds and the other American import guard Sherwood Brown (193-91, college: FGCU) added 21 points respectively for Al Rayyan in the defeat. Al Wakrah will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Al Rayyan's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Doha Al Arabi.
Top scorers:
Al Wakrah: M.Johnson Jr. 32+6reb+7ast, A.Saaka 21+4reb+2ast, E.Ross 20+6reb+2ast, A.Saeed Erfan 7+5reb+2ast, A.Al-Darwish 5+3reb+1ast, O.Marzoq 4+5reb+3ast
Al Rayyan: S.Brown 21+4reb+1ast, T.Ngombo 16+5reb+2ast, S.Hurt 11+14reb+1ast, M.Haracic 9+9reb, M.Faraj 5+2reb, M.Abdelaziz ElSayed 2+6reb+2ast
gschID: 589203


  




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