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Riyadi win seventh straight Lebanese basketball title


Riyadi’s captain Joe Vogel lifts the trophy in front of jubiliant home fans.

Riyadi won their seventh straight Lebanese basketball league title Sunday with a 3-0 series sweep of Champville.




FLB League-Riyadi 1-0 Champville


Photo: Sarkis Yeretsian / FLB

DERRICK TARVER in Lebanese Basketball League “FLB”

DTHeight: 192cm / 6’4”

Position: Guard

Born: June 9, 1980 (30 Years)

Team: Al Riyadi (Lebanon) (2010-11)

Nationality: USA

College: Akron

Previous teams:
Gorgan (Iran)
Kazma (Kuwait)
Blue Stars (Lebanon)
Jalaa (Syria)
APOEL (Cyprus)

Son of Sharon and Terry Tarver

A scoring machine who can produce points in any way. Very athletic, can guard higher opponents, but gives his best at the offensive side. Scored 59 points in a single game in Swedish league (no overtime in that game…)

Time Line Career:

2001-2002: City College of San Francisco

2002-2003: Akron (NCAA): 28 games: 20.6ppg, 2.8rpg, 1.8apg

2003-2004: Akron (NCAA): 27 games: 22.7ppg, 2.9rpg, 1.6apg

2005-2006: Solna Vikings (Sweden-Basketligan): scored 59 points (!!!) in the game against Norrkoping.

2007-2008: Legea Scafati Basket (Italy-SerieA, starting five): 5 games: 5.0ppg

2008-2009: Kazma (Kuwait-D1, starting five): 31pts, 5rebs, 4assists

2009-2010: Shahrdari Gorgan Municipality (Iran-Superleague, starting five): 32.2ppg, 4.1rpg, 5.6apg, 2.1spg, 2FGP: 46.6%

2010-2011: In Dec.’10 signed at Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-Div.A)

Bank MED League–Season 2010-2011


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Bank MED League–Season 2010-2011

Standings ( After Round 10)


  • Teams highlighted in green means qualified for the final 4
  • This Standings will be updated every week

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