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Zaid Abbaas

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1983
  • Age: 41
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Zaid Abbaas (born November 21, 1983, in Nablus) is a retired Jordanian professional basketball player. Here are some key details about his career:

Career Highlights:

Abbaas played as a forward and contributed significantly to both club and national team basketball.
He competed with the Jordanian men's national basketball team at the FIBA Asia Championship in 2007 and 2009.
In the 2009 FIBA Asia Championship, Abbaas played a crucial role in helping the Jordanian team achieve a historic third-place finish. He averaged 13.8 points and led the team with 8.8 rebounds per game during the tournament.
The third-place finish secured Jordan's qualification for its first-ever FIBA World Championship.

Professional Club Career:

Following his standout performance in the 2009 Asia Championship, Abbaas signed with the Shanghai Sharks in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) for the 2009–10 season.
He later played for the Beijing Ducks during the 2010–11 season and Fujian Xunxing for the 2011–12 season in the CBA.
Zaid Abbaas made significant contributions to Jordanian basketball, both at the international level with the national team and in professional leagues, particularly in the Chinese Basketball Association.


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