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 1 Al Sadd 12-4 
 2 Al Shamal 12-4 
 3 Qatar Club 12-4 
 4 Al Arabi 10-6 
 5 Al Wakrah 9-7 
 6 Al Gharafa 7-9 
 7 Al Ahli 5-11 
 8 Al Rayyan 3-13 
 9 Al Khor 2-14 
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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 
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 1 ASS Sale 4-0 
 2 Homenetmen 3-1 
 3 Sporting 2-2 
 4 Al Fateh 1-3 
 5 Qalandia 0-4 
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Last:10/8/2018

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Geron JOHNSON
  Al R
  (190-G-92)
  Avg: 24.3
 1. Johnson, Al R24.3 
 2. Harath, Al Shamal24.1 
 3. Jackson, Al Khor24.1 
 4. Cannefax, Al R23.3 
 5. Session, Al G22.8 
 6. Stover, Al G22.4 
 7. Brooks, Al Wakrah22.1 
 8. Newberry, Qatar C21.7 
 9. Coles, Al Ahli21.6 
 10. Caldwell, Al W21.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Mohamed HARATH
  Al Shamal
  (198-F-90)
  Avg: 17.2
 1. Harath, Al Shamal17.2 
 2. Seck, Al Arabi12.1 
 3. King, Al Wakrah11.8 
 4. Todic, Al Sadd11.7 
 5. Daniel, Al Rayyan11.4 
 6. Session, Al G10.9 
 7. Magassa, Al Khor10.4 
 8. Jackson, Al Khor10.2 
 9. Souleye, Al W10.0 
 10. Hall, Al Ahli9.6 
Assists Per Game
 T.J. BANNISTER
  Al R
  (180-PG-84)
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Bannister, Al R8.5 
 2. Tsintsadze, Al S8.4 
 3. Galloway, Al A7.7 
 4. Session, Al G7.5 
 5. Coles, Al Ahli6.9 
 6. Brooks, Al Wakrah6.8 
 7. Rountree III, Qatar6.2 
 8. Newberry, Qatar C6.2 
 9. James, Al Sadd5.9 
 10. Suliman, Al Arabi5.8 
Steals Per Game
 Akeem WRIGHT
  Al Rayyan
  (200-F/G-84)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Wright, Al Rayyan3.2 
 2. Bannister, Al R2.9 
 3. Rountree III, Qatar2.6 
 4. Pigram, Al Arabi2.5 
 5. Ross, Al Ahli2.4 
 6. Session, Al G2.4 
 7. Byrd, Al Sadd2.3 
 8. Cannefax, Al R2.3 
 9. Jackson, Al Khor2.3 
 10. Coles, Al Ahli2.3 
Blocks Per Game
 William BYRD
  Al Arabi
  (201-G/F-85)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Byrd, Al Arabi2.5 
 2. Rountree III, Qatar2.1 
 3. Besovic, Al G1.5 
 4. Galloway, Al A1.2 
 5. Seck, Al Arabi1.2 
 6. Daniel, Al Rayyan1.0 
 7. Saeed, Al Wakrah1.0 
 8. Souleye, Al W0.9 
 9. Caldwell, Al W0.9 
 10. Muslic, Al G0.8 
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D1 Round 3 of Regular Season - Dec 28, 2018


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The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with change at the leadership position, derby games and favorites losing the games. Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The biggest surprise of round 3 in D1 took place in Doha where host Qatar Sports Club (1-2) beat Al Gharafa (2-1) 95-87 on Wednesday evening. Qatar Sports Club made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The game was dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was guard Jeff Newberry (188-92, college: Oklahoma St.) who had a double-double by scoring 29 points, 17 rebounds and 9 assists. Forward Aaron Rountree-III (203-93, college: Iona) chipped in 21 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Nick Stover (198-93, college: S.Alabama) who recorded a double-double by scoring 27 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists. Al Gharafa will play next round against strong Al Shamal trying to make it back to the top of the standings. It will be a derby game for which supporters look forward to, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena of Al Shamal. Qatar Sports Club will try to continue on its current victory against Al Ahli. It will be extra interesting game as Al Ahli is their local rival from Doha.
Al Arabi (2-1) recorded a loss in Doha. Hosts were defeated by Al Shamal (2-1) 88-74. It was a good game for Algerian forward Mohamed Harath (198-90) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 30 points, 18 rebounds and 4 assists. Mikhail Berishvili contributed with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Senegalese center Oumar Seck (208-88) answered with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds for Al Arabi. Al Shamal's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Doha Al Gharafa.
An interesting game was played in Doha where Al Sadd (#2) beat host Al Shamal (#3) 89-81 on Thursday evening. It was a great evening for Dominic James who led his team to a victory scoring 29 points and 5 rebounds. The best for the losing side was Mohamed Harath with a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!), 20 rebounds and 4 assists. Al Sadd's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Doha Al Arabi.
The game in Al Khor was also worth to mention about. Al Ahli (1-2) played at the court of Al Khor (0-4). Al Ahli did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 89-71. It was an exceptional evening for Julius Coles who led the winners and scored 25 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Al Ahli's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena Qatar Sports Club.
The game in Doha was also quite interesting. Al Wakrah (3-0) played at the court of Al Rayyan (0-3). Al Wakrah defeated Al Rayyan 89-74 on Wednesday. The best player for the winners was Joshua Caldwell who scored 30 points and 6 rebounds. Al Wakrah will face Qatar Sports Club (#7) in Doha in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Al Rayyan will play at home against Al Khor and hopes to get finally their first victory.

In the last game of round 3 winless Al Khor was defeated by Al Arabi in Doha 72-68.
The best stats of 3rd round was 19 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists by Ameer Jackson of Al Khor.



Al Khor - Al Ahli 71-89

The game in Al Khor was also worth to mention about. Al Ahli (1-2) played at the court of Al Khor (0-4). Al Ahli did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 89-71. Strangely Al Khor outrebounded Al Ahli 43-27 including 28 on the defensive glass. It was an exceptional evening for American Julius Coles (193-89, college: Canisius) who led the winners and scored 25 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Guamanian-American guard Earnest Ross (196-91, college: Missouri, agency: Haylett Sports) accounted for 25 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals for the winning side. Four Al Ahli players scored in double figures. American forward Dominique Lacy (201-89, college: NC-Wilmington) came up with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists and Aladji-Bobo Magassa added 15 points and 14 rebounds respectively for Al Khor in the defeat. Al Ahli's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena Qatar Sports Club.
Top scorers:
Al Ahli: E.Ross 25+5reb+7ast, J.Coles 25+6reb+7ast, S.Ndoye 20+5reb, K.Hall 15+8reb, M.Ouiri 4+3reb+4ast, A.Yousef 0
Al Khor: A.Jackson 21+3reb+5ast, D.Lacy 21+10reb+4ast, A.Bobo Magassa 15+14reb, G.Diedhiouf 8+13reb, M.Lashin 4+2reb+2ast, A.Tawfiq 2
gschID: 699815


Al Arabi - Al Shamal 74-88

Al Arabi (2-1) recorded a loss in Doha. Hosts were defeated by Al Shamal (2-1) 88-74. Al Shamal outrebounded Al Arabi 44-30 including a 18-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a good game for Algerian forward Mohamed Harath (198-90) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 30 points, 18 rebounds and 4 assists. Georgian Mikhail Berishvili (204-87) contributed with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Four Al Shamal players scored in double figures. Senegalese center Oumar Seck (208-88) answered with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds and Christian Casas added 12 points and 5 assists in the effort for Al Arabi. Al Shamal's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Doha Al Gharafa.
Top scorers:
Al Shamal: M.Harath 30+18reb+4ast, G.Tsintsadze 19+2reb+8ast, M.Berishvili 18+8reb+4ast, F.Avdic 10+5reb, E.Mujkic 4+4reb, A.Kosar 4+1reb+2ast
Al Arabi: O.Seck 22+11reb, M.Gueye 14+3reb+2ast, C.Casas 12+4reb+5ast, K.Abdi 9+4reb+5ast, D.Ancrum 7+3reb+3ast, W.Byrd 6+3reb+4ast
gschID: 699816


Qatar Club - Al Gharafa 95-87

The biggest surprise of round 3 in D1 took place in Doha where host Qatar Sports Club (1-2) beat Al Gharafa (2-1) 95-87 on Wednesday evening. Qatar Sports Club made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The game was dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was guard Jeff Newberry (188-92, college: Oklahoma St.) who had a double-double by scoring 29 points, 17 rebounds and 9 assists. Forward Aaron Rountree-III (203-93, college: Iona) chipped in a double-double by scoring 21 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Nick Stover (198-93, college: S.Alabama) who recorded a double-double by scoring 27 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Franklin Session (187-89, college: CS Los Angeles) added 22 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Al Gharafa will play next round against strong Al Shamal trying to make it back to the top of the standings. It will be a derby game for which supporters look forward to, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena of Al Shamal. Qatar Sports Club will try to continue on its current victory against Al Ahli. It will be extra interesting game as Al Ahli is their local rival from Doha.
Top scorers:
Qatar Club: J.Newberry 29+17reb+9ast, M.Yousuf Mohmmed 22+6reb+2ast, A.Rountree III 21+13reb+8ast, O.N'Diaye 17+6reb, A.Mahmoud 3+1reb+1ast, A.Al-Sahouti 3+2ast
Al Gharafa: N.Stover 27+14reb+4ast, F.Session 22+5reb+3ast, N.Muslic 21+6reb+1ast, N.Besovic 12+6reb+3ast, R.Abdulla 3+1reb+2ast, O.Al-Khanji 2+1reb+3ast
gschID: 699817


Al Rayyan - Al Wakrah 74-89

The game in Doha was also quite interesting. Al Wakrah (3-0) played at the court of Al Rayyan (0-3). Al Wakrah defeated Al Rayyan 89-74 on Wednesday. Al Wakrah made 17-of-18 free shots (94.4 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American power forward Joshua Caldwell (203-91, college: William Penn, agency: SDJ Sports) who scored 30 points and 6 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Dee Oldham (193-94, college: Chattanooga, agency: Octagon Europe) chipped in a double-double by scoring 21 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. Caldwell is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Al Wakrah players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American-Lebanese guard Geron Johnson (190-92, college: Memphis) who recorded 29 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists and naturalized Senegalese forward Alioune-Badara Ndoye (199-86) added 16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals respectively. Al Wakrah will face Qatar Sports Club (#7) in Doha in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Al Rayyan will play at home against Al Khor and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Al Wakrah: J.Caldwell 30+6reb+2ast, D.Oldham 21+10reb+5ast, J.King 17+13reb+4ast, A.Matalkeh 15+3reb+4ast, I.Mohammed 2, A.Saeed Erfan 2+6reb+4ast
Al Rayyan: G.Johnson 29+7reb+6ast, A.Badara Ndoye 16+7reb+4ast, J.Croff 13+11reb+1ast, A.Abdelhaleem 9+9reb+2ast, A.Al Naemi 5+2reb+1ast, H.Aref 2+2reb+1ast
gschID: 699818


Al Shamal - Al Sadd 81-89

An interesting game was played in Doha where Al Sadd (#2) beat host Al Shamal (#3) 89-81 on Thursday evening. It was a great evening for American point guard Dominic James (180-86, college: Marquette) who led his team to a victory scoring 29 points and 5 rebounds. Serbian swingman Andreja Milutinovic (199-90) helped adding 12 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. Four Al Sadd players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was Algerian forward Mohamed Harath (198-90) with a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!), 20 rebounds and 4 assists and Georgian Mikhail Berishvili (204-87) scored 8 points, 9 assists and 4 steals. Al Sadd's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Doha Al Arabi.
Top scorers:
Al Sadd: D.James 29+5reb+3ast, M.Todic 17+5reb+2ast, A.Milutinovic 12+10reb+7ast, M.Essam Fouda 11+2reb+2ast, B.Dieng 10+7reb+1ast, N.Al-Rayes 6+13reb+1ast
Al Shamal: M.Harath 33+20reb+4ast, F.Avdic 15+3reb+2ast, O.Salem 9+5reb, G.Tsintsadze 8+5reb+7ast, M.Berishvili 8+4reb+9ast, E.Mujkic 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 699819


Al Arabi - Al Khor 72-68

There was no surprise in Doha where Al Khor (0-4) was defeated by Al Arabi (2-1) 72-68 on Thursday. Al Arabi looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. The best player for the winners was American swingman Dalan Ancrum (198-96, college: W.Illinois) who scored 23 points and 5 assists. His fellow American import swingman William Byrd (201-85, college: Ark.-Pine Bluff) chipped in 12 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American point guard Ameer Jackson (193-94, college: Winston Salem) who recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists and international guard Moustafa Lashin (187-97) added 15 points and 4 assists respectively. Al Arabi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Doha to the arena Al Sadd.
Top scorers:
Al Arabi: D.Ancrum 23+4reb+5ast, O.Seck 13+11reb, W.Byrd 12+9reb+4ast, K.Abdi 8+6reb+6ast, E.Ali Saleh 7+5reb, C.Casas 5+2reb+3ast
Al Khor: A.Jackson 19+12reb+7ast, M.Lashin 15+4reb+4ast, A.Bobo Magassa 13+7reb, G.Diedhiouf 9+6reb, A.Tawfiq 7+2reb+2ast, I.Hamed Moutasim 5+3reb+1ast
gschID: 699820


  




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