Lebanese Basketball Stats: Best Foreign & Lebanese scorers, best offensive & defensive teams so far

13 Jan. 2016- The Lebanese Basketball League round 3 came to an end with the surprising loss of Byblos against Mouttahed. We will take you in a journey of numbers so we can better understand the teams’ performance in the league.

On the 6th of January, We posted an article at the end of Round 1 showing that 67.6% of the round points were scored by foreign players! Now after Round 3, we made the same study and calculate the total & percentage of points scored by foreign players and Lebanese players. The result came as following:

  • The teams scored a total of 2048 points in 3 rounds
  • Foreign players scored a total of 1280 points in 3 rounds (62.5% of the total scored points)
  • Lebanese players scored a total of 768 points in 3 rounds (37.5% of the total scored points)

The study also showed that the percentage of points scored by foreign players is decreasing, 67.6% in the first round, 64% in the second round and 58% in the last round. Will we see a big role for Lebanese players in the next rounds? Who knows!

You might be also wondering, which team’s foreign players scored the most points so far in the league? We’ve arranged this top 3 list for you:

01. Mouttahed Foreign players scored 255 points  (More than 86% of the team’s total points)
02. Champville Foreign players scored 180 points (58% of the team’s total points)
03. Sagesse Foreign players scored 165 points (69% of the team’s total points)

What about the team with the best Lebanese scorers? Here’s the top 3 list:

01. Champville Lebanese players scored 130 points so far (42% of the team’s total points)
02. Homenetmen Lebanese players scored 122 points so far (45% of the team’s total points)
03. Riyadi Lebanese players scored 112 points so far (64.7% of the team’s total points) [*Riyadi played 2 games in 3 rounds].

We will end our piece of stats by sharing with you the top 5 list of best offensive and defensive teams in the league so far (Please note that the average points per game were taken into consideration as three of the league teams played 2 games in 3 rounds).

Best offensive teams after Round 3:
01. Champville 103.3 points per game
02. Mouttahed 98.7 points per game
03. Homenetmen 90.3 points per game
04. Tadamon 88 points per game
05. Riyadi 86.5 points per game

Best defensive teams after Round 3:
01. Riyadi 67 conceded points per game
02. Louaize 73.7 conceded points per game
03. Tadamon 74.5 points conceded per game
04. Homenetmen 82.7 points conceded per game
05. Sagesse 84.3 points conceded per game

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