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 1. Uhud 13-2 
 2. Al Fateh 12-2 
 3. Al Ahli Jeddah 11-4 
 4. Al Ittihad 11-4 
 5. Al Hilal 8-7 
 6. Al Nasr 7-7 
 7. Al Ansar 5-9 
 8. Al Wehda 3-11 
 9. Al Safa 2-12 
 10. Al Khuwildiya 0-14 
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Division 1 Standings
Group A
 1. Hajer 7-2 
 2. Al Nahda 6-4 
 3. Al Khaleej 5-4 
 4. Al Hidaya 5-5 
 5. Dbae 5-5 
 6. Abha 4-5 
 7. Al Jabil 1-8 
Group B
 1. Al Noor 9-1 
 2. Al Shrooq 7-3 
 3. Al Arabi 6-4 
 4. Al-Taraf 5-4 
 5. Al-Trgee 4-5 
 6. Al Rawda 2-7 
 7. Al-Watany 0-9 
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 


Saudi Arabian Basketball (Men)

Ittihad beats Wehdah to claim SBF Playoffs - Apr 28, 2012

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Ittihad downed Wehdah 56-52 to clinch the championship in the Saudi Basketball Playoffs at the Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal sports complex here Friday.
It was Ittihads 9th playoff title and its 43rd championship overall.
Ittihad started slow but played good defense and finished the first quarter, trailing 12-15. The battle was on with Wehdah fighting hard to keep the lead ending the half with Ittihad gaining a slight advantage 28-26.
The game progressed with Wehdah attacking the paint and wresting the lead in the third 39-36. Ittihad played good defence in the fourth and pulled off a thrilling win by just four points.
High scorers for Ittihad were Donald Cole with 11, Mohammed Hassan 19 and Methena Hassan 14. For Wehdah, Tyler Amaya had 19 and Hamdi Braa 13.
Ahil edged out Ansar 80-78 to take third place.
The stars of playoffs
The 18th Saudi Basketball Federation Playoffs unveiled some amazing talent. To start with Faths point guard Mohammed Sagaf can do it all, steal , pass, rebound, shoot and he is unstoppable going to the basket.
Ohud Abdul Mohsen at 49 years old is still leading the team, stealing, passing and hitting the three when needed. Waleed Al-Medani is a great rebounder. He hits the three, and is one of the best shot blockers.
Ayoub Essa is a fast foward who beats the defense at will.
Ahli has veteran Khaled Falatah who is one of the best three-point shooters in the league.
Mohammed Musa is an excelent rebounder, shooter and penertrater. Ayman Bilal, originally from Ansar, has been one of the top guards the last three years.
Wehdahs Saleh Tacroni has been dominating the boards. He is strong and high scorer for years. Now with Rashad Suri helping in the paint and Hessam Badwadi showing defensive wares Wehdah has a team to build on.
Ittihad has Mohammed Hassan, a great shot blocker, rebounder and scorer in the middle. Ayman Al-Medani at foward blocks shots, and hits the three. Jaber Al-Kabri and Yaya Iberheim are top penertrating guards. Methena Hassan is emerging as a good point guard with fast moves to the basket and relays passes, and collects rebounds.

Courtesy of Umar Abdul Salam of Saudi Gazette   

SBL Round 14: Leader Al Fateh gets another victory - 7 days ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. Leader Al Fateh delivered the twelfth win on Friday night. This time they beat 8th ranked Al Wehda (3-11) 68-59 in Mecca. Al Fateh (12-2) have an impressive 11-game winning streak. They maintain first position, which they share with Uhud. Al Wehda lost third consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 11 games lost. Second ranked Uhud blasted bottom-ranked Al Khuwildiya (0-14) in Medina 120-50. Al Khuwildiya is still unable to win an...   [read more]

Shane Rector
Uhud signs Shane Rector - 12 days ago
SHANE RECTOR Uhud Medina (SBL) signed 23-year old American guard Shane Rector (188-82kg-94). He just graduated from Utah State University (NCAA). In 28 games he had 8.0ppg, 2.1rpg, 2.4apg and 1.0spg last season. Rector was voted All-Southern Conference 1st Team back in 2015 at his college time. Rector has played previously for another Saudi Arabian team St.Raymond. As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a professional player. By Eurobasket D...   [read more]

Torren Jones
Torren Jones (ex Glasgow Rocks) is a newcomer at Uhud - 12 days ago
Uhud Medina (SBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 23-year old American forward Torren Jones (206-107kg-94, college: William Penn) after he was tested there shortly. He signed with Glasgow Rocks in British BBL league by began of season but he couldn't get there due of work paper. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Jones' college team won HAAC Tournament in 2017. He was also voted All-HAAC Player of the Year and All-HAAC Newcomer of the Year in 2017....   [read more]

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