Doha, 28 May 2023 - A brilliant team effort led by Malik Romero Curry and Tahjon Komar Starks helped Al Rayyan overcome Al Shamal 75-68 to secure their 16th Qatar Basketball League title at Al Gharafa Club Hall, yesterday.
During his 28-minute long stay on court, Curry scored 13 points and made 10 rebounds as well as nine assists while Starks made a huge contribution to their score by adding 30, including a triple three pointers. He also made three rebounds and three assists.
For the losing side, Uchenna Onyekachi Iroegbu scored 21 points while making four rebounds, four assists and as many rebounds. Al Shamal's Sindou Ismael Diallo and Moustafa Mohamed Elmekawi also made notable contributions, but couldn’t help their team deny Al Rayyan win. Earlier, Al Sadd secured the third spot after defeating Qatar SC 82-71 in the third-place play-off.