Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
slickshot  
#1 Posted : Thursday, June 20, 2024 5:59:45 PM(UTC)
slickshot

Rank: Hall of Famer

Groups: Forum Member
Joined: 2/6/2009(UTC)
Posts: 288

Yaffa - Nablus:

Big Moose powerbombs the box score with a 30 PT Double Double on 50+% FG alongside Monster game for Elias Shahsamand, who was only 2 Ast shy of a triple double. Incredible offensive performance, albeit it was a blow out game.

Nablus only fielded 5 players. Ali Hassan dropped 33 PTS 6 REB 3 AST 1 STL and he is HIM. Nablus was also missing 2 core guys in Hosam and Jojo, definitely would have helped them keep the game even.

At full strength I don't expect Nablus to be in the loss column often.

85-58


Al-Wehdat - Al-Bireh:

Pre-season ranked Al-Bireh at #2 and Al-Wehdat at #9. This game felt like a playoff game. AW won with only 50ish shots put up, clearly a defensive win. Gritty D led by AW CLAMPS specialist Ahmad Chaabane chiming in with a versatile 3333 stat line (0 TURNOVERS!). Mahdy led AW box with a monstrous 19 PTS 12 REB 4 AST 2 BLK.

Mana led AB box with 14 PTS 23 REB 3 STL 3 AST, Towfeek poured in 16 of his own. Despite the L you just can't sleep on Al-Bireh, they are relentless slashers, and rebound the heck out of the ball. Amir H is ABs Draymond Green strapped with a 3 ball, was 5 stat points away from a double double.

60-52


Ramallah - Khan Younis:

High Scoring game on both sides. KY grinded out a W. Ramallah's #1 pick Jay Mustafa poured in 22 PTS 8 REB 7 AST 3 STL 2 BLK, showing everyone why he was #1 pick. Khalied Saleh with a vintage 15 PTS 5 REB 2 AST 1 STL 1 BLK. Rookies M Assaf and K Musbeh have unlimited confidence, but shooting 10-28 is shoddy they need to improve their accuracy, or slash+pass more.

While KY's Joe Capone was 2 stat points away from a triple double shooting over 50% FG, rookie Muhammad Elhindi lit up the 3 ball notching 30 PTS on an impressive 8-13 3FG, total 11-19 FG. The rookie helped KY get their 1st dub.

78-77


Qalqilya - Qibya:

Another close game. QQ grinded out their first W by 7 points. Deep poured an efficient 18 points on 70% FG, alongside 3 STL and 3 REB. Shahzaib got his at 17 PTS 5 REB 4 AST. The teams offense looks pretty balanced on paper shooting a healthy 44% as a team.

Qibya's top 2 guys Aadil and Farhad combined 19 PTS 6-17 FG that simply needs to go up. Raj shot 60% and bagged 16 of his own. Despite dynamic challenges, Qibya shot a respectable 42% FG. Take care of the ball better, 8 team TO is a lot of potential possessions.

65-58


Al-Quds - Safad:

Another tight game. Safad with the L despite overcoming an 18 point deficit! M Deeb with an efficient 10 PTS 15 REB shooting over 50% FG. Heart of Safad, the Abbassi Trio are assertive and bring different talents. These talents include a tally of 28PTS 11-34 FG, 5 STL, 11 Reb. That 50%+ of total points scored and 33% of the team rebounds! They are just BUILT DIFFERENT. They willed their presence in the game despite shooting 30% from FG as a team. If they can be that resilient every Wednesday night, they are a top 6 team.

Despite AQ 8 TO they were able to seal a W with a respectable team FG 40%. Mahrooz with a silky 16 Points on 60% FG, 12 REB, 3 AST, 1 STL. Zain poured 23 points on a mind boggling 75% FG, 5 REB, 3 AST, 4 STL, 2 BLK. With Mahrooz and Zain being this efficient, realistically they just need a little more production out of the rest of the cast.

56-54


Al-Balah - Bethlehem:

What's that saying don't bring a knife to a gun fight? AB brought a plastic Spork and Bethlehem brought out Transformers. This game was rumored to be headed for disaster, as ABs Hassan and Singer were out. While its a blowout W for Bethlehem, chill out you were overpowered and they were undermanned.

I know its a blowout, but lets dive into the #'s.

Holy Bethlehem Batman, they shot 64.5% FG as a team, including a sizzling 9-21 3 Ball 43%. Great ball movement sharing, 19 total AST, and a league low 5 TO. Top contributors Jake W and Moe R with 20 points a piece.

Be careful... Bethlehem Bots Assemble!


92-56

Let your game do the talking.


In the words of Rudy Fernandez, "I want to put points on your face." so . . Taste my rainbow :)

The forecast calls for rain.

Y-FACTOR
Users browsing this topic
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.