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Rashed Alzaabi

Professional Basketball Player

From: U.A.E



I started playing when I was 10 years old. I played in Alwahdah Club until 2004; then I played on the youth national team. I switched to Alwasl Club for a year; then I was selected to be on the first National Team in 2007.

1. Describe yourself in 1-3 words

I love basketball.

2. Your Favorite Kobe Bryant moment?

Kobe’s first ring in 2000.

3. What is your secret weapon on the basketball court?

My fast first quick step to the basket when beating to defender 1 on 1.

4. What are your career highlights?

I received a couple of achievements like the GCC Cup, the Arabian Cup, and many other local championships.


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