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LBL Standings
 1 Al Riyadi 9-1 
 2 Champville 7-2 
 3 Homentmen 6-2 
 4 Beirut Club 5-4 
 5 Byblos 4-5 
 6 Hoops 3-6 
 7 Moutahed 3-6 
 8 Atlas F. 2-7 
 9 Sagesse 1-7 
Full Standings
Last:1/19/2019
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 Champions Cup Standings
 1 Petrochimi 3-0 
 2 Al Riyadi 2-1 
 3 Sariya 1-2 
 4 Al Jaish 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:9/8/2018

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marvelle HARRIS
  Moutahed
  (196-PG-93)
  Avg: 26.1
 1. Harris, Moutahed26.1 
 2. Nelson, Byblos24.9 
 3. Riley, Byblos23.1 
 4. Dixson, Hoops22.2 
 5. Jackson, Champville21.8 
 6. Efevberha, Homen.20.7 
 7. El-Khatib, Champville20.0 
 8. Townes, Atlas F.19.7 
 9. Hodge, Homentmen18.9 
 10. Crawford, Beirut C.17.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Darian TOWNES
  Atlas F.
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 12.6
 1. Townes, Atlas F.12.6 
 2. Thomas, Hoops10.3 
 3. Haidar, Beirut Club10.2 
 4. Post, Sagesse9.4 
 5. Nelson, Byblos9.4 
 6. Majok, Champville9.0 
 7. Abdel-Nour, Al Ri.8.3 
 8. Hunt, Beirut Club7.9 
 9. El-Khatib, Champville7.4 
 10. Jackson, Champville7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Chris CRAWFORD
  Beirut C.
  (193-G-92)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Crawford, Beirut C.6.7 
 2. Akl, Byblos6.6 
 3. Hodge, Homentmen6.5 
 4. El-Khatib, Champville5.7 
 5. Mansour, Hoops5.6 
 6. Farhat, Atlas F.5.0 
 7. Saoud, Al Riyadi4.9 
 8. Dandach, Moutahed4.7 
 9. Mezher, Champville4.6 
 10. Ismail, Al Riyadi4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Marvelle HARRIS
  Moutahed
  (196-PG-93)
  Avg: 3.4
 1. Harris, Moutahed3.4 
 2. Mansour, Hoops3.3 
 3. Dixson, Hoops3.0 
 4. Jackson, Champville2.6 
 5. Franklin, Moutahed2.0 
 6. Khoury, Byblos1.8 
 7. Saoud, Al Riyadi1.8 
 8. Johnson, Sagesse1.7 
 9. Mneimneh, Byblos1.7 
 10. Salem, Moutahed1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Ater MAJOK
  Champville
  (208-C-87)
  Avg: 4.1
 1. Majok, Champville4.1 
 2. Townes, Atlas F.2.0 
 3. Post, Sagesse2.0 
 4. Nelson, Byblos1.3 
 5. Thomas, Hoops1.3 
 6. Haidar, Beirut Club1.1 
 7. El-Ayoubi, Mouta.1.0 
 8. Galloway, Al Riyadi1.0 
 9. Bou-Abboud, Homen.0.9 
 10. Johnson, Homentmen0.9 

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Byblos Jan.21 Homentmen 60%
Sagesse Jan.20 Champville 91%
LBL Round 9: Homentmen is defeated by Al Riyadi in a derby game - Jan 8, 2019


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Coincidentally all hosts won their games. Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Beirut: Al Riyadi (#1) and Homentmen (#2). Al Riyadi (7-1) won against visiting Homentmen (6-2) 90-77. It was a key game for the top position in the league. Al Riyadi outrebounded Homentmen 52-33 including a 34-23 advantage in defensive rebounds. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Al Riyadi made 8 blocks. Nigerian power forward Christopher Obekpa (208-93, college: UNLV) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds for the winners and the former international guard Amir Saoud (186-91) chipped in 22 points. The best for the losing side was U.S. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rican point guard Walter Hodge (183-86, college: Florida) with 27 points and 7 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). Al Riyadi maintains first place with 7-1 record. Defending champion Homentmen keeps the second position with two games lost. They share it with Champville.
The game in Beirut was also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Al Moutahed (3-5) played at the court of seventh ranked Hoops Club (3-5). Hoops Club managed to secure a 7-point victory 92-85. American point guard Willie Warren (193-89, college: Oklahoma) nailed 32 points and 7 assists for the winning side and Ali Mansour accounted for 12 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 steals. American point guard Marvelle Harris (196-93, college: Fresno St., agency: Slash Sports) came up with 29 points and 6 rebounds for Al Moutahed in the defeat. Hoops Club moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Moutahed.
Fifth ranked Byblos (4-4) crushed at home 9th ranked Sagesse (1-7) by 21 points 91-70, which is the biggest margin this round on Sunday night. The best player for the winners was Malcolm Riley who scored 25 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Byblos' coach felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was Youssef Ghantous who recorded 23 points and 7 rebounds. Byblos moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Beirut Club. Sagesse lost sixth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with seven games lost.

In the last game of round 9 Atlas F. lost to Champville on the opponent's court 89-97.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 36 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds by Darian Townes of Atlas F..



Al Riyadi - Homentmen 90-77

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Beirut: Al Riyadi (#1) and Homentmen (#2). Al Riyadi (7-1) won against visiting Homentmen (6-2) 90-77. It was a key game for the top position in the league. Al Riyadi outrebounded Homentmen 52-33 including a 34-23 advantage in defensive rebounds. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Al Riyadi made 8 blocks. Nigerian power forward Christopher Obekpa (208-93, college: UNLV) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds for the winners and the former international guard Amir Saoud (186-91) chipped in 22 points. Five Al Riyadi players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was U.S. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rican point guard Walter Hodge (183-86, college: Florida) with 27 points and 7 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) and Nigerian-American guard Michael Efevberha (193-84, college: CS Northridge, agency: Octagon Europe) scored 20 points and 7 rebounds. Al Riyadi maintains first place with 7-1 record. Defending champion Homentmen keeps the second position with two games lost. They share it with Champville.
Top scorers:
Al Riyadi: A.Saoud 22+3reb+2ast, W.Arakji 17+2reb+4ast, M.Lyons 15+4reb+4ast, C.Obekpa 13+13reb+1ast, A.Ismail 11+7reb+4ast, B.Bawji 5+3reb
Homentmen: W.Hodge 27+2reb+7ast, M.Efevberha 20+7reb+1ast, P.Bou Abboud 15+3reb+3ast, C.Johnson 6+5reb+1ast, G.Hadidian 4+9reb+1ast, K.Zeinoun 3+4reb+2ast
gschID: 702897


Hoops - Moutahed 92-85

The game in Beirut was also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Al Moutahed (3-5) played at the court of seventh ranked Hoops Club (3-5). Hoops Club managed to secure a 7-point victory 92-85. Hoops Club shot the lights out from three nailing 13 long-distance shots on high 52.0 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. They brought some defensive toughness making 9 blocks. American point guard Willie Warren (193-89, college: Oklahoma) nailed 32 points and 7 assists for the winning side and Ali Mansour (-98) accounted for 12 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 steals. American point guard Marvelle Harris (196-93, college: Fresno St., agency: Slash Sports) came up with 29 points and 6 rebounds and the other American import forward Travis Franklin (200-88, college: Colorado St.) added 23 points respectively for Al Moutahed in the defeat. Hoops Club moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Moutahed.
Top scorers:
Hoops: W.Warren 32+7ast, A.Mansour 12+8reb+7ast, K.Jadayel 12+1reb, I.Thomas 11+6reb, H.Abdallah 9+3reb+1ast, B.Tabbara 9+9reb+4ast
Moutahed: M.Harris 29+6reb+3ast, T.Franklin 23+2reb+2ast, O.El Ayoubi 16+4reb+1ast, I.Haddad 5, H.Dandach 5+2reb+3ast, E.Bechara 3+12reb
gschID: 702898


Champville - Atlas F. 97-89

Very expected game in Dik El Mehdi where 8th ranked Atlas F. (2-6) was defeated by third ranked Champville (6-2) 97-89 on Monday. Atlas F. trailed by 12 points at halftime and as many as 17 after three quarters before a 31-22 last quarter charge cut the deficit to 89-97 at the end of the game. Champville dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Atlas F.'s 46. They outrebounded Atlas F. 34-21 including 22 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was the former international forward Fadi El-Khatib (198-79) who scored 27 points and 5 rebounds. American guard Demarius Bolds (193-84, college: Missouri Western) chipped in 28 points. Bolds is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Champville players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Darian Townes (208-84, college: Arkansas) who recorded 36 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds and the other American import guard Jordan Downing (196-92, college: Presbyterian) added 24 points respectively. Champville have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Homentmen. Newly promoted Atlas F. keeps the eighth position with six games lost.
Top scorers:
Champville: D.Bolds 28+2reb, F.El Khatib 27+5reb+1ast, D.Jackson 15+7reb+6ast, N.Souaid 10+3reb, A.Majok 9+10reb, A.Ibrahim 4+3reb+1ast
Atlas F.: D.Townes 36+7reb+1ast, J.Downing 24+1reb+1ast, A.Abou-Akl 8+2reb+1ast, J.Zaloum 8+2reb+11ast, G.Nehme 5+2reb+2ast, J.Bitar 4+2reb
gschID: 702900


Byblos - Sagesse 91-70

Fifth ranked Byblos (4-4) crushed at home 9th ranked Sagesse (1-7) by 21 points 91-70, which is the biggest margin this round on Sunday night. Byblos looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward Malcolm Riley (196-93, college: Texas Southern) who scored 25 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. The former international point guard Rodrigue Akl (187-88) chipped in 12 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists. Byblos' coach felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Youssef Ghantous (188) who recorded 23 points and 7 rebounds and Canadian power forward Keanau Post (211-92, college: Missouri) added 12 points, 12 rebounds and 5 blocks respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Byblos moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Beirut Club. Sagesse lost sixth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with seven games lost.
Top scorers:
Byblos: M.Riley 25+5reb+4ast, A.Nelson 18+4reb+4ast, R.Akl 12+7reb+9ast, M.Khoury 11+8reb+4ast, M.Mneimneh 9+4reb, B.Georges 6+5reb+3ast
Sagesse: Y.Ghantous 23+7reb+3ast, K.Post 12+12reb+2ast, S.Khoury 11+4reb+2ast, M.Sadaka 10+1reb+1ast, A.Abdel Massih 7+2reb+1ast, A.Arnaout 7+7reb+2ast
gschID: 702899
  




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LBL Round 10: Leader Al Riyadi gets another victory - 5 days ago
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Townes
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