Riyadi and Beirut are now level, with one win apiece, in the best-of-five semifinal series.
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A fourth-quarter scoring flurry saw Beirut club beat Riyadi in a 84-71 win Wednesday to level their best-of-five semifinal series at one game apiece in the Lebanese Basketball league.Beirut's balanced attack proved effective throughout the game, with American Joseph Jones spearheading their charge with 27 points and nine rebounds.Beirut swiftly capitalized through Jones, and more prominently Crawford – who scored five straight points to give Beirut their biggest lead at 81-65 .There would be no way back for Riyadi as Beirut held on for a precious 84-71 win to fire a shot across the Riyadi bows ahead of Game 3 in Manara Saturday.
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