A precious win for Sagesse Club (74-69) over their challengers Riyadi, Monday, granted them the leadership of Lebanon's Basketball Championship, which they will surely enjoy until the final sixth round at Riyadi's court.
In the first half, the visiting team had unlucky start, performing humbly although it could cost them losing the third the game to the same team.
However, the Lebanese's poor show could be mainly attributed to Riyadi's well execution on both the offensive and the defensive lines, which negatively affected Sagesse's performance.
This in return dominated the first half for home, who stretched their leading rainbow to 9 points by the end of the first half; 32-41.
In the second half, Sagesse's coach enhanced his team's offensive line by allowing Boulis Bsharah to join the court.
The new substituted player helped carry his coach's new techniques to the court and minimized the opponent's lead with 3 three-pointer-throws.
This cheered the visitors' players, hence causing the Lebanese team to play more powerfully against Riyadi's defenders, switching the lead by 5 points to their favor by the end of the game - (Several Sources).
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