The new format of the Jordan Basketball League has been launched with opening night wins for reigning champions Riyadi and Wehdat.
The season will welcome 21 teams playing in four groups with the four winners automatically going through to the qualifiers, while the second and third placed teams go into play-offs to advance.
At Prince Hamzeh Arena in Al Hussein Youth City, Riyadi launched their Group A campaign with a win over Shabab Bushra, 84-47, while Kufer Rakeb beat Al Asrafyeh, 58-56, in Irbid.
In Group B, Wehdat eased past Der Abu Sa'eed 138-34 at Prince Hamzeh Hall, while Nasham Ordon beat Kufer Awan 53-26. Today, former champions Orthodox Club will meet Beit Ades at 6:30pm in Prince Hamzeh Arena.