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Lebanon Outside the Asian Basketball Championship

Asian Basketball Championship

The Lebanese “Alryadi” Club came out of the Asian Clubs championship in basketball and lost its title last year in China, after receiving a harsh and sudden loss in front of the Filipino The Meralco Bolts by 33 points and 63-96 results.

The Lebanese team collapsed in the second quarter, as exhaustion began to manifest themselves in the faces of the players who fought three matches in three consecutive days.

The match ended in the following format: (26-23), (7-26), (…) (14-24).

The loss was in the last place of Group B with 4 points, behind  Meralco Bolts and Mono Vampire of Thailand. The latter qualified for the semi-finals with Alvark Tokyo Japan, who have been well-placed with 6 points and three wins.

The Lebanese club, who regained the services of Commander Jean Abdelnour after being hit on the finger, did not benefit from him very much due to his lack of readiness, while the absence of Ismail Ahmed the injured, the yellow team presented the defective levels in the Asian Championships.

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Asian Basketball Championship

The club is playing in an incomplete lineup due to the absence of Wael Araghchi and Bassel Bawji and Rodrigue Akl for the first time with the system of Coach Ahmed Fran.

Bassel Bawji was the best player in the league with 19 points and 6 rebounds, adding to Mark Lines 14 points and Amer Saud 9 points and 8 rebounds.

The winner was Garvo Lanete and Diamond Stone with 20 points each, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the second. Niño Canaleta added 18 points and Allen Isiah scored 10 points and 14 rebounds.

Asian Basketball Championship for clubs FIBA, is an international basketball tournament which takes place every year between professional national clubs of Asia and Oceania. and was known previously as the Asian Basketball Confederation ABC.

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