Lebanese Basketball League

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For current year competition, see 2012–13 Lebanese Basketball League
XXL ENERGY FLB League
Current season, competition or edition:
2013–14 FLB season
West Asian Basketball League logo.png
Sport Basketball
Founded 1994
Claim to fame "The pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in the West Asia"
No. of teams 10
Country  Lebanon
Continent FIBA Asia (Asia)
Most recent champion(s) Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut
Most titles Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut
TV partner(s) LBC International
Dubai Sports
Official website flbb.com

The Lebanese Basketball League or FLB League is the top basketball league in Lebanon and one of the top leagues in Asia. It is organised annually as a national championship with playoffs and a national cup by the Lebanese Basketball Federation (FLB).

As per 2014, The Men Division A made up of 10 teams is named XXL Energy FLB League due to sponsorship reasons.

History[edit]

FLB League (New Era)[edit]

Season Champion Runner-up
1998-1999 Sagesse Tadamon
1999-2000 Sagesse Antranik
2000–2001 Sagesse Champville
2001–2002 Sagesse Champville
2002–2003 Sagesse Al Riyadi
2003–2004 Sagesse Champville
2004–2005 Al Riyadi Sagesse
2005–2006 Al Riyadi Sagesse
2006–2007 Al Riyadi Blue Stars
2007–2008 Al Riyadi Mouttahed
2008-2009 Al Riyadi Mouttahed
2009-2010 Al Riyadi Champville
2010-2011 Al Riyadi Champville
2011-2012 Champville Anibal
2012-2013 League Cancelled
2013-2014 Al Riyadi Sagesse

Lebanese Basketball League clubs (2013-14)[edit]

Lebanese Basketball League is located in Lebanon
Beirut
Beirut
Jdeideh
Jdeideh
Amchit
Amchit
Tripoli
Tripoli
Byblos
Byblos
Zouk Mikael
Zouk Mikael
Bourj Hammoud
Bourj Hammoud
Antelias
Antelias
Tebnine
Tebnine
Zahle
Zahle
Mezher
Mezher
Kesrouan
Kesrouan
Dik El Mehdi
Dik El Mehdi
Locations of teams in the 2013–14 Lebanese Basketball League

Single Season, Individual[edit]

Record Num. Player Team Season
Points
1356
Fadi El Khatib Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut 2009–10
Rebounds
521
Loren Woods Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut 2010–11
Assists
211
Rodrigue Akl Hekmeh BC 2013–14
3-pointers
101
Elie Stephan Hekmeh BC 2004–05
Blocks
65
Julian Khazzouh Hekmeh BC 2013–14
Steals
232
Ali Mahmoud Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut 2004–05
Dunks
56
Jarrid Famous Tadamon Zouk 2005–06

Division A Women[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Notable coaches[edit]

Notable women players[edit]

  • Fay Prince
  • Shada Nasr
  • Nayla Alameddine Jaroudi
  • Aida Bakhos
  • Nisrine Dandan
  • Rebecca Akl
  • Nathalie Sevadjian
  • Emma Eskedjian

Notable coaches of women teams[edit]

  • Tigran Nochkatdjian
  • Vicken Eskedjian

References[edit]

External links[edit]