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Iran and Jordan post straight victories at the start of 2016 tournament - May 31, 2016


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Mahmoud
Abdeen
Iran and Jordan posted back-to-back victories at the start of WABA 2016 to take 2-0 records on top. In Day 1 Iran overcame Lebanon 81:75 as the made the final push after a 69-69 tie on the board. Tonight Iran did not leave any chances for Syria in a 93-63 win. Iran started the game with a 29-16 surge and never looked behind after.
Jordan meanwhile beat Syria in the opener 86:63. Mahmoud Abdeen (191-PG-87) top-scored for the winners with 25 points, while Zaid Abbas (203-F-83) netted 17. Michaux replied with 23 points in the losing effort. Tonight Jordan grabbed an 84:80 win over Iraq.   



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Kevin Galloway
Galloway
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Yakhchali
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WABA Standings
 1. Lebanon 5-0 
 2. Iran 4-1 
 3. Jordan 3-2 
 4. Iraq 2-3 
 5. Syria 1-4 
 6. Palestine 0-5 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Fadi EL KHATIB
  LEB
  (198-F/G-79)
  Avg: 22.8
 1. El Khatib, LEB22.8 
 2. Galloway, IRQ22.0 
 3. Jamshidi, IRI20.4 
 4. Abdeen, JOR19.8 
 5. Abu-Shamala, PAL17.8 
 6. Alawadi, JOR16.8 
 7. Yakhchali, IRI16.6 
 8. Madanly, SYR15.0 
 9. Rustom, LEB12.3 
 10. Al-Hchaimi, IRQ11.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Michael NUNNALLY
  PAL
  (203-F-86)
  Avg: 10.4
 1. Nunnally, PAL10.4 
 2. Majok, LEB8.6 
 3. Haidar, LEB8.3 
 4. Cheikh, SYR8.0 
 5. Kazemi, IRI7.8 
 6. Hussein, JOR7.4 
 7. Hameed, IRQ7.2 
 8. Galloway, IRQ7.0 
 9. Tabet, LEB6.8 
 10. Abu-Shamala, PAL6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Kevin GALLOWAY
  IRQ
  (200-PG-88)
  Avg: 5.4
 1. Galloway, IRQ5.4 
 2. Madanly, SYR5.0 
 3. Abdeen, JOR4.0 
 4. Mashayekhi, IRI3.8 
 5. Alawadi, JOR3.4 
 6. Arakji, LEB3.3 
 7. Harbasha, SYR3.2 
 8. El Khatib, LEB2.3 
 9. Yakhchali, IRI2.2 
 10. Nasajpour, IRI2.2 
Steals Per Game
 Sajjad MASHAYEKHI
  IRI
  (180-PG-94)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Mashayekhi, IRI3.2 
 2. Abdeen, JOR2.8 
 3. El Khatib, LEB2.5 
 4. Galloway, IRQ2.2 
 5. Harbasha, SYR2.2 
 6. Nazarian, SYR2.0 
 7. Saoud, LEB2.0 
 8. Abu-Shamala, PAL2.0 
 9. Bzai, JOR1.7 
 10. Aljuboori, IRQ1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Ali HAMEED
  IRQ
  (208-C-84)
  Avg: 2
 1. Hameed, IRQ2.0 
 2. Zaghab, JOR1.8 
 3. Al-Khafaji, IRQ1.6 
 4. Galloway, IRQ1.2 
 5. Majok, LEB0.8 
 6. Adribi, SYR0.8 
 7. Hussein, JOR0.8 
 8. Bawji, LEB0.7 
 9. Saddir, SYR0.6 
 10. Arghavan, IRI0.6 
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