Jean Abdelnour

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Jean Abdelnour
Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut
PositionSmall forward
LeagueLebanese Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1983-11-29) November 29, 1983 (age 36)
Beirut, Lebanon
Listed height197 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Listed weight224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
Playing career2003–2019
Career history
2003–2009Blue Stars
2009–2019Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut

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 one of the best defensive players in the Lebanese league and considered by many as the greatest one .

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