How does Ali Mezher Fares Against other Lebanese Point Guards in Numbers?

03 May. 2016 – Many agree that Ali Mezher had his best season ever in 2016, while others even argue that he was the best Lebanese player this year!

Well, there is no doubt he was one of the most outstanding players at a very young age and he keeps on developing!

But how did the Lebanese sensation fare against other top local point guards in the league this season? Here is a detailed comparison in numbers:

Ali Barada (Byblos):
Minutes Average: 26.5 per game. 
Points: 6.76 per game.
Rebounds: 3.61 per game.
Assists: 1.92 per game.
Steals: 1.07 per game.
Block: 0.03 per game.
Turnovers: 1.73 per game.

Rony Fahed (Champville):
Minutes Average: 26.7 per game.
Points: 10.7 per game.
Rebounds: 2.92 per game.
Assists: 4.71 per game.
Steals: 0.78 per game.
Blocks: 0 per game.
Turnovers: 2.78 per game.

Karl Sarkis (Champville):
Minutes Average: 22.1 per game.
Points: 3.73 per game.
Rebounds: 1.46 per game.
Assists: 2.8 per game.
Steals: 0.93 per game.
Blocks: 0.06 per game.
Turnovers: 2.4 per game.

Sevag Ketenjian (Homenetmen):
Minutes Average: 18.2 per game.
Points: 3.85 per game.
Rebounds: 2.33 per game.
Assists: 2.59 per game.
Steals: 1.11 per game.
Blocks: 0.03 per game.
Turnovers: 1.59 per game.

Miguel Martinez (Louaize):
Minutes Average: 32.9 per game.
Points: 6.91 per game.
Rebounds: 4.95 per game.
Assists: 3 per game.
Steals: 1.66 per game.
Blocks: 0.08 per game.
Turnovers: 1.91 per game.

Wael Arakji (Riyadi):
Minutes Average: 21.5 per game.
Points: 6.32 per game.
Assists: 3.56 per game.
Steals: 0.76 per game.
Blocks: 0 per game.
Turnovers: 1.68 per game.

Ali Mahmoud (Riyadi):
Minutes Average: 20 per game.
Points: 4.19 per game.
Rebounds: 1.9 per game.
Assists: 2.42 per game.
Steals: 1.57 per game.
Blocks: 0.09 per game.
Turnovers: 1 per game.

Rodrigue Akl (Sagesse):
Minutes Average: 24.8 per game.
Points: 4.44 per game.
Rebounds: 3.68 per game.
Assists: 3.04 per game.
Steals: 1 per game.
Blocks: 0.16 per game.
Turnovers: 1.4 per game.

Mohamad Ibrahim (Tadamon):
Minutes Average: 34.1 per game.
Points: 6.11 per game.
Rebounds: 5.15 per game.
Assists: 5.53 per game.
Steals: 0.69 per game.
Blocks: 0.11 per game.
Turnovers: 1.73 per game.

Jad Khalil (Tadamon):
Minutes Average: 18.6 per game,
Points: 4.88 per game.
Rebounds: 2.36 per game.
Assists: 1.92 per game.
Steals: 0.64 per game.
Blocks: 0 per game.
Turnovers: 1.28 per game.

As to Ali Mezher (Hoops):
Minutes Average: 34.2 per game.
Points: 10.1 per game.
Rebounds: 4.42 per game.
Assists: 8.23 per game.
Steals: 2.73 per game.
Blocks: 0.07 per game.
Turnovers: 4.61 per game.

Looking at the overall statistics, Ali Mezher seems to be the best in the list this year! His only weak point is turning the ball over a lot and he will have to improve decision making in order to lower the average!

Best of luck to Ali and all the others in the future! Make us proud!