Aida Bakhos (ex Al Riyadi) joins B.Loewen for 2019 Liga Mediterranean Cup

by Eurobasket News

SG Bergishe Loewen (Germany) strengthened their roster for the summer with the addition of 32-year old Lebanese guard Aida Bakhos (178-86, college: Lamar). She started the season at Al Riyadi in Lebanese WLBL. She helped them to win the League title despite they ended the regular season at the second place. They also played in the Supercup final. This season in Lebanese league where in 14 games she recorded 13.3ppg, 6.1rpg and 3.9apg.

This will be her second stint in the Liga Mediterranean Cup (playing under coach J.D. Barnes). Last summer she helped the Lebanese squad win its first international cup in France. Among other achievements she received Mediterranean Cup All-Defensive Team award in 2018.

"Aida was an easy choice for me this summer", said Barnes. France is a great country for basketball. In order to compete against so many good international clubs we need players and personalities like Aida. I feel her style of play will fit well with our Germans and imports. 

Bakhos also represented Lebanon at the FIBA Asia Cup Division B in India two years ago. Her team won Bronze and her stats at that event were 6 games: 6.7ppg, 4.7rpg, 1.3apg, FGP: 29.3%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 65.0%.

"The bottom line is Aida is a winner", said Barnes. I want to continue to have this type of player around our young Germans. In order to be a winner you have to continue to be around winners. 

Bakhos has won over 10 League and Cup championships over her career (Lebanese Cup 4x, Lebanese League Champions 4x, WABA Cup Winner, Mediterranean Cup Winner). 

She attended Lamar University until 2008 and it is her eleventh (!!!) season in pro basketball.

By Eurobasket Data Center