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 1 Champville 13-3 
 2 Beirut Club 12-4 
 3 Homentmen 12-4 
 4 Al Riyadi 12-4 
 5 Byblos 6-10 
 6 Hoops 6-10 
 7 Moutahed 5-11 
 8 Atlas F. 4-12 
 9 Sagesse 2-14 
Last:5/6/2019
Division 2 Standings
Group A
 1. Beirut 7-0 
 2. Hadath 6-1 
 3. Animation 4-2 
 4. Al Anwar 2-3 
 5. Feytroun 1-3 
 6. Beit el Kiko 1-4 
 7. ENB 1-4 
 8. Aamal 0-5 
Group B
 1. Centrale 6-0 
 2. Antounieh 4-2 
 3. Antranik 4-3 
 4. Army 4-3 
 5. Tebnine 3-3 
 6. Aintoura 2-4 
 7. Meziara 2-5 
 8. Amchit 0-6 
Last:9/8/2018
Arab Club Championships Standings
Group A
 1 Beirut Club 4-0 
 2 Al Ettehad 3-1 
 3 Al Arabi 2-2 
 4 Al Nasr 1-3 
 5 Al Sadab 0-4 
Group B
 1 ASS Sale 4-0 
 2 Homenetmen 3-1 
 3 Sporting 2-2 
 4 Al Fateh 1-3 
 5 Qalandia 0-4 
Full Standings
Last:10/8/2018
WABA League Standings
 1 Chemidor 4-0 
 2 Petrochimi 3-1 
 3 Al Naft 2-2 
 4 Al Jaish 1-3 
 5 Qalandia 0-4 
Full Standings
Last:3/18/2019
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marvelle HARRIS
  Moutahed
  (196-PG-93)
  Avg: 24
 1. Harris, Moutahed24.0 
 2. Nelson, Byblos23.8 
 3. Hodge, Homentmen22.0 
 4. El-Khatib, Champville21.0 
 5. Riley, Byblos20.8 
 6. Jackson, Champville20.5 
 7. Efevberha, Homen.19.6 
 8. Townes, Atlas F.18.8 
 9. Haidar, Beirut Club17.9 
 10. Lyons, Al Riyadi17.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Aaron NELSON
  Byblos
  (205-F-91)
  Avg: 11
 1. Nelson, Byblos11.0 
 2. Townes, Atlas F.10.9 
 3. Post, Sagesse10.1 
 4. Thomas, Hoops9.1 
 5. Haidar, Beirut Club8.8 
 6. Majok, Champville7.8 
 7. Abdel-Nour, Al Ri.7.8 
 8. Jackson, Champville7.3 
 9. El-Khatib, Champville7.3 
 10. Ismail, Al Riyadi6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Walter HODGE
  Homentmen
  (183-PG-86)
  Avg: 7
 1. Hodge, Homentmen7.0 
 2. Akl, Byblos6.2 
 3. Crawford, Beirut C.5.4 
 4. Mansour, Hoops5.3 
 5. Zaloum, Atlas F.5.2 
 6. Dandach, Moutahed4.7 
 7. El-Khatib, Champville4.5 
 8. Arakji, Al Riyadi4.4 
 9. Ismail, Al Riyadi4.3 
 10. Saoud, Al Riyadi3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Marvelle HARRIS
  Moutahed
  (196-PG-93)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Harris, Moutahed3.1 
 2. Mansour, Hoops2.6 
 3. Jackson, Champville2.1 
 4. Nehme, Atlas F.1.7 
 5. Crawford, Beirut C.1.7 
 6. Efevberha, Homen.1.7 
 7. Khoury, Byblos1.6 
 8. Bolds, Champville1.6 
 9. Franklin, Moutahed1.5 
 10. Beirouty, Byblos1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Ater MAJOK
  Champville
  (208-C-87)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Majok, Champville3.3 
 2. Townes, Atlas F.2.1 
 3. Post, Sagesse2.0 
 4. Thomas, Hoops1.1 
 5. Haidar, Beirut Club1.1 
 6. Ismail, Al Riyadi1.0 
 7. Nelson, Byblos0.9 
 8. Efevberha, Homen.0.8 
 9. El-Ayoubi, Mouta.0.7 
 10. Brownlee, Al Riyadi0.7 
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LBL Round 1: Al Riyadi takes a leadership position - Oct 25, 2018


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The Regular Season in LBL just started. Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

Al Riyadi smashed Byblos in Beirut 94-74. They outrebounded Byblos 46-30 including a 33-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. Al Riyadi looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Al Riyadi made 7 blocks. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international guard Amir Saoud (186-91) who helped to win the game recording 22 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. The former international forward Bassel Bawji (203-89, college: Tulsa) contributed with 21 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Al Riyadi's coach Ahmad Farran used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Malcolm Riley (196-93, college: Texas Southern) answered with 34 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds for Byblos. Byblos will play next round against Homenetmen trying to get back on the winning streak. Al Riyadi will try to continue on its current victory against Hoops Club. It will be extra interesting game as Hoops Club is their local rival from Beirut.
The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Beirut Club (0-1) in Zahle. Visitors were rolled over by Atlas F. (1-0) 97-78. American point guard Ali Farhat (183, college: Mich.-Dearborn) stepped up and scored 30 points, 7 assists and 4 steals for the winners and Dmitri Thompson chipped in 22 points (made all of his seven free throws). At the losing side the former international forward Ali Haidar (201-90, college: Michigan Tech) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 12 rebounds. Atlas F. will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Beirut Club's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Beirut to the arena Sagesse.
An interesting game was also home loss of Al Moutahed in a game in Tripoli versus undefeated Champville 68-55. Fadi El-Khatib nailed a triple-double by scoring 12 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the winning side. Hassan Dandach came up with 15 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists for Al Moutahed in the defeat. Champville will meet at home Sagesse (#4) in the next round. Al Moutahed will play against Beirut Club (#6) and hope to win that game.
Another exciting game was a derby match between two teams from Beirut: Sagesse and Hoops Club (#0). Sagesse (1-0) crushed visiting Hoops Club (0-1) by 16 points 101-85. Haakim Johnson fired 23 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Sagesse's coach Ghassan Sarkis used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Sagesse's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Beirut Beirut Club.



Atlas F. - Beirut Club 97-78

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Beirut Club (0-1) in Zahle. Visitors were rolled over by Atlas F. (1-0) 97-78. They made 19-of-24 charity shots (79.2 percent) during the game. American point guard Ali Farhat (183, college: Mich.-Dearborn) stepped up and scored 30 points, 7 assists and 4 steals for the winners and his fellow American import guard Dmitri Thompson (193-96, college: Elon) chipped in 22 points (made all of his seven free throws). At the losing side the former international forward Ali Haidar (201-90, college: Michigan Tech) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 12 rebounds and American guard Chris Crawford (193-92, college: Memphis) scored 20 points and 5 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Atlas F. will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Beirut Club's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Beirut to the arena Sagesse.
Top scorers:
Atlas F.: A.Farhat 30+1reb+7ast, D.Thompson 22+3reb, G.Nehme 17+2reb+1ast, D.Townes 11+10reb+4ast, J.Bitar 6+4reb+1ast, E.Helou Hicham 5+3reb
Beirut Club: C.Crawford 20+3reb+5ast, K.Hunt 19+5reb, A.Haidar 18+12reb, M.Martinez 12+2reb+6ast, R.Fahed 6+2reb+2ast, R.Akl 3+6reb+4ast
gschID: 681783


Al Riyadi - Byblos 94-74

Al Riyadi smashed Byblos in Beirut 94-74. They outrebounded Byblos 46-30 including a 33-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. Al Riyadi looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Al Riyadi made 7 blocks. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international guard Amir Saoud (186-91) who helped to win the game recording 22 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. The former international forward Bassel Bawji (203-89, college: Tulsa) contributed with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Four Al Riyadi players scored in double figures. Al Riyadi's coach Ahmad Farran used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Malcolm Riley (196-93, college: Texas Southern) answered with 34 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds and the former international swingman Mazen Mneimneh (192-86) added 15 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Byblos. Byblos will play next round against Homenetmen trying to get back on the winning streak. Al Riyadi will try to continue on its current victory against Hoops Club. It will be extra interesting game as Hoops Club is their local rival from Beirut.
Top scorers:
Al Riyadi: A.Saoud 22+7reb+7ast, B.Bawji 21+10reb+4ast, M.Lyons 20+3reb+3ast, H.Gyokchyan 14+12reb+4ast, C.Hussein El Khatib 9+1ast, E.El Kaissi 5+1ast
Byblos: M.Riley 34+7reb+2ast, M.Mneimneh 15+5reb+2ast, R.Dagher 8+7reb, M.Khoury 6+4reb+1ast, R.Akl 6+3reb+6ast, A.Zeinoun 5+3reb+2ast
gschID: 681784


Sagesse - Hoops 101-85

Another exciting game was a derby match between two teams from Beirut: Sagesse and Hoops Club (#0). Sagesse (1-0) crushed visiting Hoops Club (0-1) by 16 points 101-85. Sagesse had a 31-19 advantage in offensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Hoops Club's players. American swingman Haakim Johnson (201-87, college: Pikeville) fired 23 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Guard George Yves-Daaboul (178-95) chipped in 15 points and 5 rebounds. Five Sagesse players scored in double figures. Sagesse's coach Ghassan Sarkis used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. American forward Dikembe Dixson (201-96, college: Ill.-Chicago) produced 32 points and 6 rebounds and Senegalese forward Ibrahima Thomas (213-87, college: Cincinnati) added 19 points and 12 rebounds respectively for lost side. Sagesse's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Beirut Beirut Club.
Top scorers:
Sagesse: H.Johnson 23+6reb+2ast, G.Yves-Daaboul 15+5reb+3ast, K.Post 14+6reb, A.Abdel Massih 11+5reb+2ast, A.Arnaout 10+9reb+1ast, S.Khoury 7+3reb+4ast
Hoops: D.Dixson 32+6reb+2ast, B.Tabbara 19+3reb+1ast, I.Thomas 19+12reb, K.Aoun 7+4reb+2ast, A.Mansour 4+6reb, S.Alaaeddine 2
gschID: 682160


Moutahed - Champville 55-68

An interesting game was also home loss of Al Moutahed in a game in Tripoli versus Champville 68-55. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Champville made 7 blocks. The former international forward Fadi El-Khatib (198-79) nailed a triple-double by scoring 12 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the winning side and American forward Dewayne Jackson (203-90, college: Morgan St., agency: Higher Vision Sports) accounted for 21 points and 9 rebounds. Point guard Hassan Dandach (187-91) came up with 15 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists and the former international swingman Omar El Ayoubi (196-91) added 8 points and 9 rebounds respectively for Al Moutahed in the defeat. Champville will meet at home Sagesse (#4) in the next round. Al Moutahed will play against Beirut Club (#6) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Champville: D.Jackson 21+9reb+3ast, A.Majok 15+7reb, F.El Khatib 12+12reb+11ast, A.Ibrahim 9+3reb+3ast, A.Mezher 6+2reb+2ast, J.Khalil 3+2reb+2ast
Moutahed: H.Dandach 15+6reb+7ast, M.Harris 10+3reb+1ast, T.Franklin 9+5reb+1ast, O.El Ayoubi 8+9reb+2ast, J.Salem 7+6reb, T.Makhlouf 4+3reb
gschID: 682161


  




Edward
Bechara
Timothy Sada joins Moutahed - 3 hours ago
Al Moutahed Tripoli (LBL) agreed terms with 24-year old naturalized American guard Timothy Sada (193-87kg-94, college: St.Thomas, FL). He played this summer at LA Lakers in Eurobasket Summer League in Las Vegas1, which is considered top international summer league on the market. In 31 ESL games he had 13.5ppg, 2   [read more]

Ali Farhat
Ali Farhat agreed terms with Homentmen - 2 days ago
ALI FARHAT Homentmen Beirut (LBL) strengthened their roster with addition of Lebanese/American point guard Ali Farhat (183-73kg, college: Mich.-Dearborn). He is not a newcomer in Lebanese League as he played most recently at Atlas Ferzol. In 7 LBL games in Lebanon he recorded 12.3ppg, 5.1rpg, 5.0apg and 1.4spg last season but left the team in December 2018. The previous (17-18) season Farhat played at Champville. But in 19 LBL games he averaged just 1.6ppg and 1.2rpg. Among other achiev...   [read more]

Rodrigue Akl
Byblos keep Akl for another season - 3 days ago
RODRIGUE AKL Byblos Sporting Club (LBL) re-signed 30-year old international point guard Rodrigue Akl (187-82kg-88). He played there last season. In 18 LBL games he averaged 8.3ppg, 4.3rpg and 6.2apg. Akl helped them to win the Supercup. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Asia-Basket.com All-Lebanese League Honorable Mention. Akl also spent pre-season at Al Riyadi that year. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Asia-Basket.com...   [read more]


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