Sagesse remain Riyadi’s only viable threat for the title.
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It's that time again, as the 2014-15 Lebanese Basketball League playoffs tip off Saturday with many believing it's Riyadi's title to lose, while the final four race is as heated as the title race itself.In the past two seasons, the Tripoli side have been part of marathon series against Byblos, where they edged the first matchup before being knocked out in five games last season.For another season, Riyadi enter the playoffs on a high after securing home-court advantage for the rest of the season.Slobodan Subotic's team is characterized as a physical, long and versatile side.Meanwhile, Hoops have answered the critics after managing to notch five impressive wins this season, as they defeated Mouttahed, Champville (twice), UBA and Tadamon. The former U-18 national team point guard quickly asserted himself among the top players this season. He averaged 12.2 points, 3.45 rebounds, 6 assists and 1.96 steals per game. Sagesse 3-0 HomenetmenUBA – TadamonUBA [Union Byblos Amchit] enter the knockout stages on the back of an impressive 104-99 overtime win against Riyadi.Although UBA did not inherit the majority of Amchit' players, who instead were distributed among several teams, UBA became a much more experienced and deeper side.
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