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Al Ahli basketball regain momentum with win over Malaysia Dragons at Asia Champions Cup - Oct 11, 2016


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Dubai power club Al Ahli beat Malaysia Dragons 81-69 on Monday in their third game at the Asia Champions Cup as they clinched a place in the quarter-finals. Al Ahli's basketball team assured themselves of at least one knockout match at the Asia Champions Cup on Monday by beating Malaysia Dragons 81-69 in their third group game at the tournament in Chenzhou, China. Ahli, who won their first match on Saturday against Kazakhstan's Barsy Atyrau before losing on Sunday to China's Xinjiang Flying Tigers, got out to a surprising five-point first quarter deficit. The Dubai club steadied from there, however, going into half-time level with the Dragons 38-38 before building a seven-poing lead going into the fourth-quarter, which was never challenged. Sam Young (198-F/G-85, college: Pittsburgh), a veteran of parts of four NBA seasons from 2009-13, continued to be their leading light. The 31-year-old swing man scored 32 points on 10-of-24 shooting with seven rebounds. Young opened the tournament with 50 points in the win against the Kazakhstan club. Emirati Qais Omar also continued to stand out at the tournament, going 8-of-18 for 16 points with 17 rebounds. Another Emirati, Mohammed Al Ajmani, scored 12 points on 5-of-13 shooting. Ahli's big man stalwart Cheikh Samb (216-C-84), a Senagalese former NBA player, did not play.
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Coach Jordanco Davitkov, current Al Shaab head coach is the new head coach of Macedonia NT !! - 12 days ago
The Macedonian Basketball Federation named the experienced 53 years old coach Jordanco Davitkov to be the new head coach of Macedonia senior NT, he will replaces the Serbian coach Dragan Raca who coached the national team during last summer. Actually this is not the first time for coach Jordanco at that position, he coached the senior national team of Macedonia between 2001 until 2007 and since 2009 he has been coaching in Middle east he worked 3 seasons with Al Qadsia then one season wi...   [read more]

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Al Wasl lands Travis Gabbidon, ex Al Ittihad !! - 12 days ago
Al Wasl Dubai (D1) tabbed 31-year old American forward Travis Gabbidon (201-86, college: UTSA). He started the season at Al Ittihad in Saudi Arabian SBL league. The last season Gabbidon played at Al Shaab. Among other achievements his team made it to the ABA Semifinals in 2014. Gabbidon received also Latinbasket.com All-Mexican LNBP Honorable Mention award back in 2013. He is a very experienced player. And here thanks to pro basketball Gabbidon experienced life in six different countries...   [read more]

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Jordanco Davitkov sits in the hot chair of Macedonian NT - 14 days ago
Jordanco Davitkov will be the new Macedonian National Team head coach. The Macedonian specialist will replace unsuccessful Dragan Raca at helm before the European Pre-Qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup where Macedonia will face Kosovo and Estonia. For Davitkov this will be his second time on the "hot chair" as head coach of the Macedonian NT where he stood 10 years earlier, taking over from Marin Dokuzovski (agency: BeoBasket ) in 2001 after the series of unsuccessful atte...   [read more]


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