THE Bahrain Basketball Association has put together the two teams that will be competing in the feature game of this year’s BBA All-Star Festival.
The pool of players were voted in by fans, and then the squads were selected by the two team captains, Riffa’s Mohammed Kuwayed and Al Ahli’s Hesham Sarhan.
Among the players chosen by Kuwayed were Bader Abdulla Malabes, Ahmed Aziz, Mohammed Buallay, Hussain Salman, Ali Abbas, Sayed Hashim Habeeb, Hussain Salman, Abdulrahman Ghali, Mohammed Ameer, Mohammed Juma’a and American import Wayne Chism.
Kuwayed’s team is coached by Serbian Dejan Tomic.
Sarhan’s team features Hussain Shaker, Ahmed Hassan Aldurazi. Sayed Kadhem Majid, Sayed Mohammed Hameed, Maytham Jameel, Mohammed Hussain. Hassan Gerashi, Subah Hussain, Ali Shukrallah, Ahmed Najaf and Marcel Jones.
Sarhan’s team is coached by Bahraini Ali Abdulghani.
The All-Star Festival is set to be held on December 16 and 17, as part of the BBA’s celebrations of Bahrain’s National Day and King Hamad’s accession to the throne.
The feature game will be held on the second night.
Other events to be held during the festival are a 3x3 tournament, a skills challenge, a three-point shootout and a slam dunk contest.