Ahmad Ibrahim (basketball)

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Ahmad Ibrahim
No. 9 – Champville
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLebanese Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1992-02-18) February 18, 1992 (age 26)
beirut
NationalityLebanese
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolThe Patterson School
Christian Life Center Academy
CollegeRice (2011–2012)
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2012–2015Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut
2015–2016Homenetmen Beirut
2017–presentChampville B.C

Ahmad Ali Ibrahim (Arabic: إبراهيم أحمد‎, born February 18, 1992) is a Lebanese professional basketball player. He was a member of the Lebanon national basketball team for the 2010 William Jones Cup.[1] During the 2012 off-season, Ahmad left the Rice Owls to pursue a professional career in Lebanon.

High school[edit]

During 2008–09, he attended The Patterson School in Lenoir, North Carolina. However, the school closed for funding reasons in 2009. For his junior year, he attended Mountain State Academy and for his senior year, he attended Christian Life Center Academy in Humble, Texas. As a senior, he averaged 18 points, nine rebounds and four assists while seeing playing time at all three perimeter positions. He helped lead his high school team to a 30-5 record.[2]

Youth national team (U-18)[edit]

During the FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship 2008, Ahmad was then 16. He averaged 32.6 points per game during that tournament. Ibrahim is considered as future hope of Lebanese basketball.[3] Ahmad also played in the 2010 FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship.[4]

Rice University[edit]

Ahmad is committed to the Rice Owls.[5] In 33 games, he averaged 6.2ppg, 1.9rpg, and 1.0apg.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Ahmad is the cousin of fellow Lebanese basketball player Mohammed Ibrahim.

References[edit]

  1. ^ A busy summer for the Lebanese National Team
  2. ^ http://www.register-herald.com/sports/local_sports/elite-program-ended-by-closing-of-msu-academy/article_c57a2634-86a0-5286-9e21-9820bbd8aedc.html
  3. ^ Ahmad Ibrahim: Lebanon’s Basketball Hope?
  4. ^ "Lebanon: 8 - Ahmad Ibrahim". Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2013-06-07.
  5. ^ Ibrahim Signs with Rice
  6. ^ Ahmad Ibrahim #0[permanent dead link]

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