Ali Mahmoud

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Ali Mahmoud
No. 6 – Byblos Club
Position Point guard
League Lebanese Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1983-05-28) May 28, 1983 (age 34)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Lebanese
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2003–present
Ali Mahmoud
Medal record
Men's basketball
Representing  Lebanon
FIBA Asia Championship
Silver medal – second place 2007 Tokushima Team

Ali Mahmoud (Arabic: علي محمود‎‎) is a Lebanese-Canadian basketball player. He currently plays to Byblos Club

Career[edit]

Mahmoud was born on May 28, 1983 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to Toufic and Gina Mahmoud, who had immigrated to Canada.[1]

He played with St. Patrick's High School Fighting Irish 1999 to 2002 and for one academic year, in 2002-2003, in University of Ottawa Gee-Gees. In 2003, Mahmoud was offered a professional contract by Champville SC, a Lebanese club in Division A. One year later, he moved to another Lebanese club Al Riyadi, where he has been playing ever since.

Mahmoud is also a member of the Lebanon national basketball team that participated in the 2006 FIBA World Championship which took place in Japan and in 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey. He is 1.83m and plays as a point guard (PG).

Mahmoud is known for his steals. In the 2010 FIBA World Championship, he was the 2nd best stealer.

On January 23, 2013 it was noted in several publications, including FIBA.com, that he would be making his return to national team play and represent Lebanon in upcoming international tournaments.[2]

Clubs[edit]

  • 2002-2003 Ottawa CIS starting five
  • 2003-2004: Champville SC (Lebanon-Div.A, starting five): 6.8ppg, 3.7rpg, 2.9apg, 2.1spg
  • 2004-2005: Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A): 25 games: 8.7ppg, 5.2rpg, 4.9apg, Steals-1(3.1spg), 2FGP: 58.0%, 3FGP: 37.0%
  • 2005-2006: Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A)
  • 2006-2007: Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Div.A): 18 games: 9.8ppg, 5.5rpg, 6.6apg, 2.9spg, 2FGP: 47.2%, 3PT: 32.7%, FT: 67.7%
  • 2007-2008: Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A): 19 games: 9.6ppg, 6.2rpg, 4.3apg, 2.0spg, 2FGP: 50.0%, 3PT: 37.8%, FT: 51.4%
  • 2008-2009: Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A, starting five): 23 games: 12.2ppg, 5.9rpg, Assists-1 (6.3apg), 2.0spg, 2FGP-3 (61.8%), 3PT: 30.1%, FT: 56.9%
  • 2009-2010: Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A, starting five)
  • 2010-2011: Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A)
  • 2011-2012 : Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A)
  • 2012-2013 : Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A)
  • 2013-2014 : Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A)
  • 2015-2016 : Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A)
  • 2016-2017 : Byblos Club (lebanon-Div.A,starting five)

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • Lebanese Basketball League Champion -2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014
  • Arab Club Championships -2005 (Winner), 2006 (Winner), 2007 (Winner), 2009 (Winner)
  • Asian Championships in Doha -2005 (Silver)
  • Lebanese Cup Winner -2006, 2007, 2008
  • World Championships in Japan -
  • WABA Club Championships -2008 (Winner)
  • Asia-Basket.com All-Lebanese League Honorable Mention -2008
  • Dubai International Tournament Winner -2008
  • Asia-Basket.com All-Lebanese League Domestic Player of the Year -2009
  • Asia-Basket.com All-Arab Club Championships 2nd Team -2009
  • World Championships in Turkey - 2nd Best Stealer of the Tournament.

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