Sagesse faded but Riyadi always looked in control.
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Riyadi Beirut triumphed in the 100th derby against archrivals Sagesse 99-80 Friday at Manara in round 8 of the Lebanese Basketball League.Riyadi continued to take advantage of the zone defense used by Sagesse as Slobodan Subotic's side rained 3s with Ali Haidar impressing. Sagesse showed fighting spirit and managed to stay in contention with solid efforts from Elie Rustom, Dion Dixon and Varda, but Riyadi proved too strong leading 45-33 at halftime. Dixon top scored for Sagesse with 20 points while Rustom and Varda added 18 and 17 points respectively.Riyadi lead the table with a 7-0 record, while Sagesse are fifth at 3-5 .
Riyadi crowned league champions after FLB ruling
Riyadi-Sagesse finals suspended over fracas
Riyadi on brink of title after Game 5 win
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE