FIBA 3x3 All Stars - Team Preview: Doha (QAT)

3 Dec 2015

DOHA (2015 FIBA 3x3 All Stars) - The 2015 FIBA 3x3 All Stars will be staged in Doha on Friday 11 December 2015. In the lead-up to the event, we break down the six participating teams. Here's a closer look at Doha (QAT).


Seed: #3
Qualified: Through Yaseen Musa being the #1 3x3 player in Qatar
Previous All Stars appearances: 2nd in 2014 and 4th in 2013

Yaseen Musa aka 'Dream Sheikh' (QAT): 35 years old; 2.05m; World Rank: 13
- Tanguy Ngombo (QAT): 26 years old; 1.94m; World Rank: 16
- Erfan Ali Saeed (QAT): 31 years old; 2.02m; World Rank: 1179
- Boney Watson (QAT): 37 years old; 1.72m; World Rank: 124

- It is the first time this season that Yaseen Musa, Erfan Ali Saeed and Boney Watson reunite at an official FIBA 3x3 event. These three led Qatar to gold at the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championships in Moscow, Russia on 4-7 June.

Musa and Watson were on the Doha team that finished second at the FIBA 3x3 All Stars last season after losing to Novi Sad Al Wahda in the final.

Doha is one of only three teams that beat Novi Sad Al Wahda this season at the FIBA 3x3 World Tour, in the semi-finals of the Beijing Masters. Doha ended up winning the tournament, beating Ljubljana (another participant in this year's edition) in the final in overtime.

Tanguy Ngombo was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks with the 57th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.