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LBL Standings
 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 
Full Standings
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 14: Homentmen keeps a leadership position - Mar 4, 2019


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

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Homentmen as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Homentmen defeated 7th ranked Al Moutahed in Beirut 71-66. Homentmen made 18-of-20 free shots (90.0 percent) during the game. Nigerian-American guard Michael Efevberha (193-84, college: CS Northridge, agency: Octagon Europe) orchestrated the victory by scoring 18 points and 6 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). The former international forward Patrick Bou-Abboud (199-87) contributed with 13 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American point guard Marvelle Harris (196-93, college: Fresno St., agency: Slash Sports) replied with 23 points and 5 rebounds for Al Moutahed. Homentmen have a solid four-game winning streak. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Champville. Al Moutahed lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the eighth place with eight games lost. Al Moutahed will play next round against Sagesse trying to get back on the winning streak. Homentmen will try to continue on its current victory against second ranked Champville in Dik El Mehdi.
The game between seventh ranked Atlas F. (4-8) and 9th ranked Sagesse (1-10) in Zahle ended with biggest points difference. Atlas F. outscored guests from Beirut 103-78. American power forward Darian Townes (208-84, college: Arkansas) had a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!) and 10 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) to lead the charge for the winners and Joseph Zaloum chipped in 11 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists during the contest. Atlas F.'s coach Elie Nasr felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. International Aziz Abdel-Massih (-96) responded with 25 points. Atlas F. moved-up to sixth place. Sagesse lost ninth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Atlas F. will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Sagesse will play at home against Al Moutahed (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 14 Byblos were beaten by Beirut Club on the road 83-76.



Atlas F. - Sagesse 103-78

The game between seventh ranked Atlas F. (4-8) and 9th ranked Sagesse (1-10) in Zahle ended with biggest points difference. Atlas F. outscored guests from Beirut 103-78. Atlas F. dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Sagesse's 48. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 30 assists comparing to just 16 passes made by Sagesse's players. American power forward Darian Townes (208-84, college: Arkansas) had a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!) and 10 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) to lead the charge for the winners and point guard Joseph Zaloum (180-90) chipped in 11 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists during the contest. Atlas F.'s coach Elie Nasr felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. International Aziz Abdel-Massih (-96) responded with 25 points and the former international forward Alaaddine Arnaout (198-85) produced a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Atlas F. moved-up to sixth place. Sagesse lost ninth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Atlas F. will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Sagesse will play at home against Al Moutahed (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Atlas F.: D.Townes 33+10reb+3ast, G.Nehme 21+6reb+4ast, O.Sanchez 15+6reb+6ast, J.Zaloum 11+10reb+11ast, E.Hicham 8+3reb+4ast, J.Aby Khers 7+1ast
Sagesse: A.Abdel Massih 25+4reb+3ast, R.Curry 12+2reb+5ast, A.Arnaout 12+12reb+1ast, M.Khoueiry 11+1reb+1ast, K.Assi 9+4reb+3ast, S.Khoury 5+4reb+2ast
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Homentmen - Moutahed 71-66

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Homentmen as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Homentmen defeated 7th ranked Al Moutahed in Beirut 71-66. Homentmen made 18-of-20 free shots (90.0 percent) during the game. Nigerian-American guard Michael Efevberha (193-84, college: CS Northridge, agency: Octagon Europe) orchestrated the victory by scoring 18 points and 6 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). The former international forward Patrick Bou-Abboud (199-87) contributed with 13 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American point guard Marvelle Harris (196-93, college: Fresno St., agency: Slash Sports) replied with 23 points and 5 rebounds and point guard Hassan Dandach (187-91) added 11 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Al Moutahed. Homentmen have a solid four-game winning streak. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Champville. Al Moutahed lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the eighth place with eight games lost. Al Moutahed will play next round against Sagesse trying to get back on the winning streak. Homentmen will try to continue on its current victory against second ranked Champville in Dik El Mehdi.
Top scorers:
Homentmen: M.Efevberha 18+6reb+3ast, W.Hodge 13+3reb+4ast, P.Bou Abboud 13+8reb, E.Rustom 7+1reb, K.Zeinoun 7+5reb+1ast, M.Ziadeh 4+3reb
Moutahed: M.Harris 23+5reb, H.Dandach 11+6reb+4ast, M.Letcher-Ellis 9+6reb+2ast, J.Salem 8+5reb+2ast, E.Bechara 7+4reb+1ast, T.Franklin 5+4reb+2ast
gschID: 712187


Beirut Club - Byblos 83-76

No shocking result in a game when fourth ranked Beirut Club (8-4) beat at home 6th ranked Byblos (4-9) 83-76. American guard Quincy Douby (190-84, college: Rutgers) scored 22 points and 8 assists to lead the charge for the winners and the former international forward Ali Haidar (201-90, college: Michigan Tech) chipped in 15 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. Four Beirut Club players scored in double figures. American forward Aaron Nelson (205-91, college: S.Indiana) responded with 29 points and 9 rebounds and his fellow American import forward Malcolm Riley (196-93, college: Texas Southern) scored 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Beirut Club have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 8-4 record. Byblos lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the seventh place with nine games lost. Beirut Club's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Beirut to the arena Hoops Club.
Top scorers:
Beirut Club: Q.Douby 22+8ast, A.Haidar 15+7reb+2ast, C.Crawford 13+7reb+2ast, N.Tskitishvili 12+2reb, R.Fahed 9+1reb, M.Martinez 7+1reb+1ast
Byblos: A.Nelson 29+9reb+2ast, M.Riley 15+7reb+4ast, R.Akl 11+4reb+5ast, M.Khoury 8+6reb, M.Mneimneh 5+2reb, A.Kanaan 4+5reb+1ast
gschID: 712186
  




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