Jean Abdelnour

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Jean Abdelnour
Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut
Position Guard/Forward
League Lebanese Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1983-11-29) November 29, 1983 (age 33)
Beirut, Lebanon
Nationality Lebanon
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2001–present
Jean Abdelnour
Medal record
Men's basketball
Representing  Lebanon
FIBA Asia Championship
Silver medal – second place 2007 Tokushima Team

Jean Abdel-Nour (Arabic: جان عبد النور‎‎, born 29 November 1983) is a Lebanese basketball player with Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut of the Lebanese Basketball League. He had a successful 2002-03 season with Ghazir which led him to be signed by the Bluestars for the 2003-04 season. He stayed with the Bluestars until the 2008-09 season where he was the leading Lebanese scorer on the team averaging 16 ppg and 7.4 rpg. After the season finished Bluestars dropped from the first division, and Abdelnour subsequently signed a 4-year contract with Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut. Abdel-Nour is also a member of the Lebanon national basketball team, with whom he competed with at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. Abdelnour is currently considered one of the best defensive players in the Lebanese league.

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