Stephan will be expected to deliver in the absence of several teammates.
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Miracle is the first word that comes to mind when discussing Sagesse.Despite the tense preseason, the green castle managed to keep the core of last season's dream squad with the exception of Mohammad Ibrahim (Byblos), Charles Tabet (Mouttahed) and Philip Tabet (Champville). In return, they welcomed back center Daniel Faris. This means that Abu Chakra managed to keep his side together, from point guard Rodrigue Akl to swingmen Elie Stephan and Elie Rustom.Strengths and weaknessesSagesse opted to start the season with two foreign centers: Chris Daniels and Charles Thomas, following the injury of Khazzouh, who broke his finger and will miss about five weeks.Abu Chakra, known for his quality transactions, should dip into the market for another high-level foreign guard for the latter stages of the league.
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