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Fadi El Khatib
Fadi EL KHATIB (Lebanon)
DOB: 1/1/1979
Place of birth: Shheem (Lebanon)
Height: 198cm/6'6"
Weight: 105kg/231lbs
Position: Forward
Main statistics
Points per game 18.8
Rebounds per game 3
Assists per game 1
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Career: Sagesse (Lebanon-Division A, 1997-2004), Al Ittihad (Syria-Division 1), Sagesse (Lebanon-Division A).

Fadi El Khatib is the best player of the Lebanon National Team. He has played nine seasons for Sagesse Beirut and won seven consecutive league titles between 1998 and 2004. He had committed to Alabama University but never played in the NCAA. He has been in touch with several NBA franchises during his career including the Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers and the Detroit Pistons and was expected to become the second Lebanese player after Rony Seikaly to play in the NBA.

El Khatib is a great scorer, able to penetrate to the basket or shoot from long-distance. His athleticism also allows him to be a good rebounder and an efficient defensive player. He is considered the second best player in Asia after Yao Ming. His nickname is “the Tiger”.

 
 
PARTICIPATION IN FIBA COMPETITION
 Competition   PPG   RPG   APG 
 FIBA World Championship 2010  15.4  4.4   1 
 FIBA Asia Championship for Men 2009  13.4  4.7   2.7 
 EuroCup 2008  12.3  3.8   3 
 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2008  8.5  0.5   1.5 
 FIBA Asia Championship for Men 2007  27.3  6.1   2.3 
 FIBA World Championship 2006  18.8  3   1 
 World Championship for Men 2002  17.6  6.2   4.4 
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