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.Share on Facebook
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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.Share on Facebook
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.Share on Facebook
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.Share on Facebook
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.Share on Facebook
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..
Lebanon got off to a winning start in its much anticipated first game of The Stankovic Cup beating the Philippines 74-59 at the Ghazir Stadium on Saturday.Share on Facebook
Lebanon overcame Japan 2-1 in the exhibition series. Lebanon opened the series with an overtime 92:87 victory in Aichi. Jackson Vroman (208-C/F-81, college: Iowa St.) stepped up with 28 points and 14 rebounds to pace the visitors. Ghaleb Rida (190-G-81) contributed 22 points in the winning effort. Hiroyuki Kinoshita (178-G-80) answered with 16 points for [...]Share on Facebook