Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
FOLLOW US:   Facebook   Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Become A Member
Men Women
United-Arab-Emirates Internationally

Ahmad Madwar

Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover UAE basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
Middle East
D1 Standings
 1 Al Naser 16-2 
 2 Ahli Shabab 16-2 
 3 Al Sharjah 14-4 
 4 Al Wasl 14-4 
 5 Al Bataeh 9-9 
 6 Banijas 7-11 
 7 Al Dhafra 6-12 
 8 Al Jazeera 5-13 
 9 Al Wahda 3-15 
 10 Al Ain 0-18 

UAE men teams in Asian cups 2018-2019
 Asia Cham.Cup:


UAE Basketball (Men)

Al Ahli adds Lawal to their roster - Apr 15, 2016

  follow us on Facebook Twitter

Gani Lawal
Al Ahli Dubai (D1) added to their roster 28-year old Nigerian ex-international power forward Gani Lawal (205-106kg-88, college: Georgia Tech). He just played at Reno Bighorns (D-League) in the U.S.. In 9 games he recorded 6.2ppg and 5.9rpg this season. Lawal also played at Knicks in D-League earlier that season. In 17 games he averaged 8.9ppg and 7.5rpg. The other team he played that season for was Delaware 87ers in D-League. In 10 games he averaged 4.7ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.3bpg. Another team Lawal played shortly was Armani Milano (Serie A) in Italian league. In three D-League games he averaged 5.0ppg, 3.3rpg and 1.7bpg. He also played 5 games in D-League where he averaged only 2.2ppg and 3.2rpg. The last season Lawal played at Panathinaikos (A1) in Greek league. In 7 games he averaged 4.0ppg and 1.6rpg. He also played 6 games in Euroleague where he averaged only 2.0ppg and 1.7rpg. Another team Lawal played that season for was Trabzonspor (BSL) in Turkish league. In 15 games he averaged 9.9ppg, 5.8rpg and 1.1bpg. He also played 9 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he averaged 9.3ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.3bpg.
In 2010 Lawal was drafted by Phoenix Suns (NBA) in second round (46th overall). He attended Georgia Tech and it is his sixth season in pro basketball. Lawal's team made it to the Italian final.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he was voted All-Italian SerieA 2nd Team back in 2013. Lawal also represented Nigeria at the Afrobasket Championships in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) three years ago. His stats at that event were 7 games: 5.9ppg, 4.3rpg, FGP: 50.0%, FT: 46.7%.
Lawal is quite experienced player. He has played also professionally in China (Xinjiang Flying Tige and Guangzhou Liu Sui), France (Chorale de Roanne), Latvia (VEF Riga), Poland (Stelmet), Italy (Virtus Roma) and NBA (Philadelphia 76ers).

By Eurobasket Data Center

Check also Complete Transfers List in United Arab Emirates   

Al Sharjah inks Marvelle Harris for GCC, ex Moutahed - 1 month ago
MARVELLE HARRIS Al Sharjah (D1) agreed terms with 25-year old American point guard Marvelle Harris (196-95kg-93, college: Fresno State, agency: Slash Sports) to represent the club in Arab Gulf Championship. He started the season at Moutahed in Lebanese LBL league. In 20 games he had very impressive stats: 24.0ppg, 4.9rpg, 2.5apg and 3.1spg this season. The last summer Harris played at Team Challenge ALS in U.S. semi-pro league TBT. He has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NB...   [read more]
Al-Ahli wins League 2018/19 title - 2 months ago
Al-Ahli have won UAE League Basketball 2018/19 as they beat Al-Nasr twice in the Final game. In game 1 Al-Ahli posted a 79-72 win in a tough opener. Last night Al-Ahli celebrated a narrow 88-85 thrilling victory to triumph in the country. Earlier in the semifinals Al-Ahli overcame Al Sharja 2-1 in the series. Al-Nasr edged Al-Wasl also in three games.   [read more]
Updated Scam Alert: Ahmad Zahra never give up, new fake name (Ahmad Aydin) and new phone numbers! - 2 months ago
Hey guys, players, coaches, and agents? Do you remember Ahmad Zahra, the world famous scam who introduces himself as an agent and he has a job for you from Lebanon or Qatar or any middle east country? After the last alert that we published about him a few months ago, he disappeared for a few months and started scamming players and coaches by a new fake name and new mobile number, he introduces himself as Ahmad Aydin instead of Ahmad Zahra in the past here is his new mobile numbers, he is...   [read more]

1 | 2 | 3
1 | 2 | 3

Site Map: Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2019 Sports I.T. Solutions Disclaimer

Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.