Rabeh Al-Hussaini

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Rabeh Al-Hussaini
No. 19 – Meralco Bolts
Position Power forward/Center
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1988-08-11) August 11, 1988 (age 27)
Makati City, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Philippine Christian University
College Ateneo de Manila University
PBA draft 2010 Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
Selected by the Air21 Express
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Air21 Express
2011 San Miguel Beermen
2011–2012 Petron Blaze Boosters
2012 Powerade Tigers
2013 GlobalPort Batang Pier
2013 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
2013–2014 Meralco Bolts
2014–2015 Al Qadsia
2015–present Meralco Bolts
Career highlights and awards

Rabeh Ahmed T. Al-Hussaini (born August 11, 1988) is a Filipino professional basketball player who plays for the Meralco Bolts in the PBA.[1] A power forward/center, he played five seasons for the Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines[2] from 2005 to 2009 and led the Eagles to back-to-back basketball championships in his last two seasons with them. He averaged 24.6 point per game, 13 rebounds per game, and 2 assists per game.

PBA career[edit]

Al-Hussaini entered the 2010 PBA Draft, and was selected as the second overall pick by the Air21 Express. It was expected that either he or Nonoy Baclao, his Ateneo teammate, were to go Number 1 in the draft.[3] Baclao was eventually drafted first overall by the Express.[4]

On October 8, 2010, Al-Hussaini made his PBA debut with 16 points, 11 rebounds, and 1 assist in a loss to the San Miguel Beermen.

Kuwaiti Division I Basketball League[edit]

He signed with Kuwaiti Division I Basketball League team Al Qadsia.[5]

Career highlights[edit]

PBA career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Correct as of December 5, 2012[6]

Season-by-season averages[edit]

2010-11 Air21/Petron Blaze 37 28.41 .418 .000 .670 6.86 1.05 .08 .57 14.16
2011-12 Petron Blaze/Powerade 13 16.46 .393 .000 .667 2.92 .46 .08 .15 5.85
2012-13 GlobalPort 11 18.91 .279 .000 .707 3.73 1.27 0 .45 6.09
Career 58 24.15 .400 .000 .676 5.46 .97 .07 .46 10.93


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Preceded by
UST's school colors Jervy Cruz
UAAP Men's Basketball Most Valuable Player
Succeeded by
UST's school colors Dylan Ababou
Preceded by
Ateneo's school colors Nonoy Baclao
UAAP Men's Basketball Finals Most Valuable Player
Season 72 (2009)
Succeeded by
Ateneo's school colors Ryan Buenafe