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 1. Al Fateh 16-2 
 2. Uhud 16-2 
 3. Al Ahli Jeddah 13-5 
 4. Al Ittihad 12-6 
 5. Al Hilal 11-7 
 6. Al Nasr 9-9 
 7. Al Ansar 6-12 
 8. Al Wehda 4-14 
 9. Al Safa 3-15 
 10. Al Khuwildiya 0-18 
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Last:4/14/2018
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 2. Hajer 7-4 
 3. Abha 7-5 
 4. Al Khaleej 6-5 
 5. Al Hidaya 6-6 
 6. Dbae 6-6 
 7. Al Jabil 1-10 
Group B
 1. Al Noor 10-1 
 2. Al Shrooq 8-3 
 3. Al-Taraf 6-5 
 4. Al-Trgee 6-5 
 5. Al Arabi 6-6 
 6. Al Rawda 3-8 
 7. Al-Watany 0-11 
Last:4/9/2018
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 
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 1 ASS Sale 3-0 
 2 GS Petroliers 2-1 
 3 Al Fateh 1-2 
 4 Ahli Shabab 0-3 
Last:10/28/2017

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Garnett Thompson Moves from Lebanese Powerhouse Champville to Saudi Arabian Champions Al Ittihad - Nov 22, 2012


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Veteran American-Lebanese forward Garnett Thompson (206-C/F-80, college: Providence) has a new home for the 2012-13 season in four-time consecutive Saudi champion Al Ittihad Jeddah. Thompson, who gained Lebanese citizenship this year and took part in the FIBA Asia Cup in Tokyo with the National Team, had spent most of the past two seasons with Champville. In 2011 he joined Champville in May to help lead the club to a spot in the semifinals of the Arab Club Championships. Last season he appeared in 21 Lebanese league contests averaging 17.6 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.5 blocks. In addition he was named to the Asia-Basket.com All-WABA League 2nd Team after a dominating 18.8ppg, 9.9rpg, 2.5apg, 1.5spg, 1.5bpg performance over eight games.
With all of his accomplishments many felt that it would be another successful season for the Central Islip, New York native in Lebanon. However the head coach of the club had other idea and felt that the club would no longer need his services. So, faced with a situation of no longer being wanted the 6-9 Thompson will now play for Al Ittihad Jeddah, which has claimed the Saudi Arabian league championship four seasons in a row. For a player who has excelled in many stops throughout the world including Poland, China, Syria and South Korea, Saudi Arabia will be a new challenge for the 32 year old.
According to Garnett "I did not leave or choose to leave Champville. I didn't like how it concluded, but everything happens for a reason and I just take it as God telling me it was time for me to move on...I hold no grudges".
Thompson signed a contract with Al Ittihad Jeddah until June of next season and he has all intentions of helping them maintain their history of stellar finishes "I'm going to Saudi Arabia to help Al Ittihad Jeddah win another championship by being a good teammate and giving them 200% of my effort".   



Uhud Medina celebrate 2017/18 title - 22 hours ago
Uhud Medina - Al Fateh Al Hasa 72:69 Uhud Medina celebrated 2017/18 title beating Al Fateh Al Hasa 72:69 in the Final game. Trailing 16-19 at the end fo the first period, Uhud Medina reduced to minimum posting a 19-17 rally in the second frame. Moreover they tied the score after three quarters and grabbed the title after a 21-18 run in the last stanza. Al Hilal Riyadh finished third beating Al Nasr Riyadh 80-62.   [read more]
Al-Fath and Uhud enter the Final - 2 days ago
Al-Fath and Uhud entered the Final as they posted two consecutive wins against their opponents in the semifinals. Al-Fath beat Al-Hilal 103-79 and 101-95 respectively. They looked more organized in both games and rightfully clinched the spot int he Final. Uhud meanwhile posted an 86-75 win over Al-Nasr in the opener and then added an 85-66 win. The Final is scheduled for Wednesday 25 Apr 2018.   [read more]
Al Nasr and Al Hilal reach Semifinals - 6 days ago
Al Nasr and Al Hilal reached the Semifinals as they beat their opponents in the quarterfinal clashes 2-1. Al Hilal grabbed a narrow 75-74 win over Al Ittihad as they advanced to the next stage after losing the opener. Al-Nasr overcame Al-Ahli 86-80. In game 1 they posted an 88-81 win, but then lost to the opponent 73-81. The semifinal games are schedules for April 21st.   [read more]


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