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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".   




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Manama clinch semi-final spot in 37th GCC Clubs Basketball Championship - 1 month ago
MANAMA punched their semi-final tickets last night while Al Ahli bowed out from further title contention in the 37th GCC Clubs Basketball Championship, being held in Bahrain. National champions Manama survived a late collapse to escape with a narrow 100-98 victory over Saudi Arabia's Al Ittihad. Fellow-Bahrainis Al Ahli, meanwhile, battled hard but came up short in the end against Qatari outfit Al Rayyan 81-89. In yesterday's other knockout contests, defending champions Al Ahli of the UAE...   [read more]

Primoz
Brezec
Al Ahli hold off Ittihad - 1 month ago
BAHRAIN'S Al Ahli Club eked out a come-from-behind 93-84 victory over Saudi Arabia's Al Ittihad last night in the 37th GCC Clubs Basketball Championship. Hussain Shaker made a handful of decisive plays down the stretch to help the home side stay undefeated after two games in the group stages of the competition, which is being played at Zain Arena in Um Al Hassam. Shaker buried back-to-back three-pointers with just over two minutes to play to break an 82-all deadlock and put Ahli ahead for...   [read more]

Antwan
Wilkerson
Al Karkh signs Antwan Wilkerson, ex Al Noor !! - 2 months ago
Al Karkh (Superleague) signed 26-year old American forward Antwan Wilkerson (201-100kg-91, college: Johnson C. Smith). He just played at Al Noor in Saudi Arabian SBL league. A very impressive season as he was named to Asia-Basket.com All-Saudi Arabian SBL Honorable Mention. Wilkerson also played earlier that season for Al Ittihad (Premier League) in Bahrain. His team was regular season runner-up in CIAA Southern Division in 2012. Wilkerson has played on four different continents (Europe,...   [read more]


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