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 1 Manama 4-1 
 2 Al-Ahli 4-1 
 3 Muharraq 3-2 
 4 Al-Riffa 2-3 
Silver
 1 Al-Ittihad 6-1 
 2 Samaheej 5-2 
 3 Al-Hala 4-3 
 4 Nuwaidrat 4-3 
 5 Sitra 4-3 
 6 Al-Najma 2-5 
 7 Bahrain 2-5 
 8 Isa Town 1-6 
Stage One Standings
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Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Lester FERGUSON
  Bahrain
  (208-F-88)
  Avg: 31.4
 1. L.Ferguson Bahrain31.4 
 2. N.Zivcevic Nuwaidrat31.3 
 3. K.Murphy Muharraq29.4 
 4. M.Jones Al-Ahli28.4 
 5. M.StFort Samaheej28.3 
 6. A.Salman Isa Town28.1 
 7. J.Robinson Al-Hala28.0 
 8. R.Richards Al-Hala25.5 
 9. K.Rogers Al-Najma24.8 
 10. C.Washington Nuwai24.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Mile ILIC
  Al-Ittihad
  (215-C-84)
  Avg: 18.5
 1. M.Ilic Al-Ittihad18.5 
 2. R.Richards Al-Hala17.8 
 3. M.StFort Samaheej17.8 
 4. M.Jones Al-Ahli16.8 
 5. M.Kasse Sitra16.6 
 6. J.Robinson Al-Hala16.4 
 7. C.Giles Muharraq15.8 
 8. C.Washington Nuwai15.3 
 9. N.Zivcevic Nuwaidrat15.0 
 10. L.Ferguson Bahrain14.8 
Assists Per Game
 Mohamed BUALLAY
  Al-Najma
  (-PG-95)
  Avg: 9.1
 1. M.Buallay Al-Najma9.1 
 2. H.Salman Al-Hala6.5 
 3. H.Altawash Manama6.3 
 4. H.Taqi Sitra6.2 
 5. H.Helal Al-Ittihad5.6 
 6. J.Abdulla Nuwaidrat5.4 
 7. A.Salman Isa Town5.2 
 8. A.Aldurazi Muhar5.2 
 9. Q.Hassan Al-Najma4.9 
 10. M.Kawaid Al-Riffa4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Joseph JONES
  Al-Riffa
  (206-C/F-86)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. J.Jones Al-Riffa2.3 
 2. J.Robinson Al-Hala2.0 
 3. H.Salman Al-Hala1.9 
 4. N.Zivcevic Nuwaidrat1.8 
 5. W.Chism Manama1.8 
 6. J.Abdulla Nuwaidrat1.8 
 7. A.Onuaku Al-Riffa1.7 
 8. A.Salman Isa Town1.6 
 9. M.Abdullah Sitra1.6 
 10. H.Habib Al-Ahli1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Sean WILLIAMS
  Muharraq
  (208-F-86)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. S.Williams Muharraq6.3 
 2. C.Giles Muharraq3.2 
 3. M.StFort Samaheej2.9 
 4. M.Kasse Sitra2.5 
 5. M.Ilic Al-Ittihad1.9 
 6. C.Washington Nuwai1.8 
 7. J.Robinson Al-Hala1.6 
 8. M.Jones Al-Ahli1.3 
 9. L.Ferguson Bahrain1.2 
 10. S.Williams Al-Ri1.1 
Bahrain men teams in Asian cups 2018-2019
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Riffa seal thrilling win to enter final - Apr 11, 2019


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RIFFA punched their tickets to the final of the Khalifa bin Salman Cup last night following a thrilling 73-70 victory over Manama in the decisive third game of their best-of-three semi-final series, played at the Khalifa Sports City arena in Isa Town. Star Bahraini forward Mohammed Kuwayed scored the final three points of the contest, which ultimately proved to be the difference. Kuwayed swished in a step-back jump shot off an ankle-breaking cross-over that gave Riffa a 72-70 lead with 19 seconds remaining. Then, after a Manama time-out, a potentially game-winning three-point attempt by Wayne Chism (206-PF-87, college: Tennessee) on the opposing end came up short, and Riffa were able to grab the rebound. Kuwayed was fouled and made one of two pressure-packed free-throws for the final winning advantage. Desperation heaves from Manama's Hassan Nowrooz and D.J. Stephens (198-G/F-90, college: Memphis) in the final seconds came up short. The result earned Riffa the 2-1 series victory - a similar result between both teams at the same stage of this year's league. Riffa now move on to battle Muharraq in the single-game cup-decider, which is scheduled to be played on Saturday at the same venue. It is set to be a rematch of the best-of-five league championship series, which Muharraq won in a three-game sweep. A massive prize purse of BD45,000 has been set aside for this year's cup finalists by the Bahrain Basketball Association. The champions will receive a cool BD30,000, while the runners-up will come away with a generous BD15,000. Kuwayed wasn't the lone star for Riffa last night as they received several key contributions from their other players. Senegalese professional Mansour Kasse led the team in scoring with 24 points including three three-pointers. He also had 11 rebounds. Kuwayed finished with 14 and seven rebounds, while American Arinze Onuaku (206-C-87, college: Syracuse) and Mohammed Buallay both finished with 12 markers. Onuaka also had nine rebounds and five assists while playing the game's full 40 minutes, whereas Buallay was a rock at the point, controlling the tempo for his team the entire night.
Ali Jassim and Subah Hussain came off the bench to provide the necessary hustle for Riffa head coach Sam Vincent . D.J. Stephens and Chism combined for 54 of Manama's total output. D.J. Stephens had a game-high 33 including 11 rebounds, while Chism finished with 21, 14 boards and six blocks, but their efforts could not carry their side to victory. Court general Ahmed Abdulaziz was the only other significant contributor in the loss, finishing with nine points. Riffa had a slim, one-point lead, 19-18, at the end of the first quarter but a 13-3 run midway through the second helped Manama go up 37-27 before taking a 39-33 advantage into the half. In the third, Riffa regained the advantage and a Hussain corner jumper that beat the quarter buzzer gave them a 59-57 lead. That set the stage for a see-saw final canto and Kuwayed's end-game heroics.
Courtesy of: gdnonline.com  




Josep Claros
Josep Pep Claros named as new head coach of Bahraini National Team!! - 4 days ago
The Bahraini Basketball Federation has announced through their social media accounts that they have agreed with the 50 years old experienced Spanish Coach Josep Claros who spent his last 2 seasons with Akita Northern Happinets in Japan B League to be the head coach of Bahrain Senior National Team. He will replace coach Salman Ramadan who has coached the National Team last 2 years. Fiba Asia Cup Qualifying Games draw placed Bahrain National Team behind Lebanon, Iraq and India National Team...   [read more]

Wayne Chism
Wayne Chism joins Muharraq - 15 days ago
WAYNE CHISM Defending champion Al-Muharraq (Premier League) added to their roster 31-year old American/Bahraini international power forward Wayne Chism (206-111kg-87, college: Tennessee). Chism played last season at Al-Ahli in FIBA Asia Champions Cup GBA Qualifiers in 4 games he averaged 28.5ppg, Reb-1(17.0rpg), 3.0apg, 1.3spg, Blocks-1(3.8bpg). Chism also played for Manama that season where in 18 Premier League games he had very impressive stats: 18.7ppg, 13.1rpg, 2.9apg, 1.8spg and 1....   [read more]

Hussain Lulu
Bahrain lands Hussain Lulu - 15 days ago
Al-Bahrain Club (Premier League) landed Hussain Lulu. He played most recently at Nuwaidrat. In 12 Premier League games he averaged just 2.2ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.9apg last season. The previous (17-18) season Lulu played at Al-Hidd where in 20 Premier League games he had very impressive stats: 18.8ppg, 4.8rpg, 4.4apg and 2.7spg (leader !!!). By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Bahrain   [read more]


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