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Mike Harris
Petrochimi kings of West Asia once more after big win over Al Riyadi - 10 months ago
Petrochimi of Iran ruled the FIBA Asia Champions Cup 2018 WABA Qualifier after beating hosts and defending champions Al Riyadi, 83-53, in the Final in Beirut, Lebanon. Mike Harris (198-SF-83, college: Rice) exploded for Petrochimi in the final and led the way with game-high 37 points as well as 12 rebounds. Behemoth Hamed Haddadi(218-C-85) also added 8 points and 14 rebounds. With the win Petrochimi avenged losing to Al Riyadi in last year's Final in Amman and in the Semi-Finals of the FI...   [read more]
Al Riyadi edge Al Jaish in West Asia Basketball League opener - 10 months ago
Al Riyadi edge Al Jaish 95-66 in West Asia Basketball League opener. The team from Lebanon opened the game with a narrow 20-19 lead, but exploded with a massive 32-12 surge in the second frame. Moreover they posted a 23-15 rally in the third period as both teams nailed 20 points each in the last stanza. Four teams participate this year in West Asia Basketball League - Al Riyadi, Al Jaish, Petroshemi and Sariya Ramallah.   [read more]

Amir Saoud
Riyadi Crowned Champions After Downing Petrochimi - 22 months ago
Riyadi went into the game focused and eyeing the gold. Amir Saoud(186-G-91) was filling the shoes of Branko and was founding his way to the basket. Defensively, Riyadi were facing a big sized, tall team that kept pushing down low. They were trying to pound the basket time after time, trying to put Aminu and Haidar in foul trouble. Riyadi's zone defense caused Petrochimi a lot of trouble as they were able to force them to commit many TO and push on the break. The Lebanese finished the quar...   [read more]

WABA Champions Cup Standings
 1 Petrochimi 3-0 
 2 Al Riyadi 2-1 
 3 Sariya 1-2 
 4 Al Jaish 0-3 
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