In the basketball match between Iran vs Lebanon on September 2, 2023. the highlight of the game was Lebanon securing a hard-fought victory over Iran with a final score of 81-73. Lebanon’s victory was crucial in the World Cup Classification Round and it showcased their strength and determination on the court.
Lebanon’s strong offensive performance led by Amini M. and Arakji W. who contributed significantly to their team’s score.
Haidar A. of Lebanon playing an instrumental role with impressive stats particularly in rebounds and points.
Iran’s Haddadi H. putting up a strong effort with 8 rebounds and 8 points.
Lebanon’s Spellman O. making a substantial impact with 15 points.
The game was marked by intense competition with both teams displaying their skills and determination. Ultimately Lebanon’s balanced performance and teamwork secured them the victory in this exciting basketball clash.
First Quarter Highlights Iran vs Lebanon :
The first quarter started with both teams displaying solid defense resulting in a low-scoring opening period.
Lebanon’s Wael Arakji and Iran’s Amini Mohammad were the early top scorers for their respective teams.
The quarter ended with Lebanon holding a slight lead 15-9.
Second Quarter Highlights of Iran vs Lebanon :
Lebanon continued to maintain their lead as they found success in both their two-point and three-point shooting.
Iran’s Amini Mohammad and Haddadi H. tried to keep their team in the game with their scoring contributions.
Lebanon’s Wael Arakji remained a scoring threat for his team.
At halftime Lebanon extended their lead to 37-26.
Third Quarter Highlights of Iran vs Lebanon:
Iran made a comeback effort in the third quarter with Amini Mohammad and Haddadi H. leading the charge.
The game remained competitive as both teams exchanged baskets.
Lebanon’s A. Haidar continued to be a key contributor for his team.
At the end of the third quarter Lebanon still held a lead 51-36.
Fourth Quarter Highlights of Iran vs Lebanon:
The final quarter saw Iran making a determined push to narrow the gap.
Amini Mohammad’s scoring prowess continued and Iran tried to stage a comeback.
Lebanon maintained their composure and managed to hold on to their lead.
Despite Iran’s efforts Lebanon secured the victory with a final score of 81-73.
Here are some notable statistics and highlights:
Final Score: Lebanon emerged victorious with a final score of 81-73.
Points: Amini Mohammad was the top scorer with 22 points for Iran while Wael Arakji led Lebanon with 21 points.
Free Throws: Iran had a strong performance at the free-throw line making 18 out of 19 attempts (95%) whereas Lebanon made 20 out of 27 (74%).
2-Pointers: Both teams had a similar success rate with 2-pointers with Iran making 17 out of 32 (53%) and Lebanon making 17 out of 32 (53%).
3-Pointers: Iran struggled with their 3-pointers making only 5 out of 22 (23%) while Lebanon had a better percentage making 9 out of 23 (39%).
Rebounds: The teams were closely matched in rebounds with Iran grabbing 35 and Lebanon securing 34.
Assists: Lebanon had a slight edge in assists with 22 while Iran recorded 19 assists.
Turnovers: Iran had 11 turnovers while Lebanon committed 9.
Steals and Blocks: Iran had 7 steals and 3 blocks while Lebanon had 6 steals and 2 blocks.
Fouls: Iran committed 22 fouls and Lebanon had 24 fouls.
Timeouts: Iran called 5 timeouts while Lebanon called 4.
Lead Changes: There was only one lead change in the game.
Biggest Lead: Lebanon held the biggest lead with a lead of 19 points.
Overall, it was a closely contested game with both teams showing strong performances in different aspects of the game. Lebanon managed to secure the victory maintaining their lead throughout most of the match.