Category: "BasketBall"

USA is the BasketBall World Cup Champion for the first time since 16 years

The United States of America beat Turkey 81-64 to win the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
The result ended a 16-year wait for the USA, who had not won this tournament since 1994.

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France march past Lebanon

Lebanon lost in the second game agains France at FIBA 2010

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Lebanon wins over Canada

IZMIR (FIBA World Championship) – A disciplined 24-13 final quarter and the brilliance of stalwart Fadi El Khatib have delivered an emotional 81-71 victory over Canada in Izmir, which they celebrated with their vocal fans. For much of the game Canada looked the better team, but a stunning second half display by El Khatib (31 [...]

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Tonight BasketBall WC: France vs Lebanon

France and Lebanon pulled out emotional, hard fought victories on day of the FIBA World Championship, and they face each other in an exciting day two contest.

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Lebanon wins the Stankovic Cup!

El Khatib had 21 points, in an incredible 62% record in field attempts. The Champville guard, playing his first international tournament after a return from injury, also collected six rebounds, and effected a game-high five assists.

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Hosts Lebanon fight their way past Philippines into final

Fadi El Khatib scored a game-high 25 and Jackson Vroman accounted for 23 as hosts Lebanon kept a fighting Philippines at bay with a 81-80 result, and enter the finals of the 3rd FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup on Saturday.

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Lebanon’s early avalanche sweeps Kazakhs hope

Hosts Lebanon scored the first eight points of the game, then launched a 30-0 offense avalanche to close the first quarter 38-7 ahead and played out for time thereafter for a 101-57 win against Kazakhstan on Friday.

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Fadi to the fore as Lebanon ward off Qatar rally in Overtime

Hosts Lebanon relied more on their steely resolve to win on home court and the proficiency of Fadi El Khatib to defeat GCC champions Qatar 77-74 in Overtime and bring the curtain down on the Preliminary Round of the competition maintaining their unbeaten status after four games.

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Lebanon down Jordan in battle of Turkey-bound

Hosts Lebanon and Jordan fought a protracted battle of FIBA Asia teams bound for the 2010 FIBA World Championship before the former prevailed by the skin of their teeth in front of a packed and partisan crowd on Tuesday.

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Syria forfeit game against Lebanon

Syria refused to take to the court for their Group B game against hosts Lebanon on Monday and thus forfeited the game.
A win by 20-0 score will be awarded to Lebanon..

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