Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv take the title back
from Galil Gilboa - May 27, 2011
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv revenged for the loss last year and took the
title back from Galil Gilboa. The latter became the winner of the
Israeli Play-offs in 2009/2010 as they upset Maccabi T-A 90:77 in the
Final Game. Trailing 8 points at the halftime, the winners were awesome
in the second half and grabbed the Gold of the country.
Tonight Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv dominated the arena and won 91:64. The
favorites started with 24-13 and then added 23-22 in the second period.
Moreover Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv won the third and the last quarters to
triumph in the country.
David Blu (201-F-80, college:
stepped up with 19 points, while
Chuck Eidson (202-F/G-80, agency:
Court Side, college:
S.Carolina) netted 13.
Courtney Fells (198-F/G-86, agency:
Strategic Sports, college:
N.Carolina St.) replied with 25 points in the losing effort and
Marco Killingsworth scored 11.
In the game for the third place Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem overcame Maccabi
Rishon Lezion 94:74. The latter played better in the beginning of the
game taking 23-18 in the first quarter, but then Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem
needed 27-14 in the second frame to seal the win.
Yuval Naimy (188-PG-85) paced all the winners with 24 points and
Jason Rich (191-G-86) added 21.
Nizan Hanochi (194-G-86) replied with 26 points in the losing
Maccabi Tel Aviv clinch Israeli Cup title
- Feb 11,
Maccabi Tel Aviv - Elitzur Netanya 106:70
Maccabi Tel Aviv celebrated the Cup title yesterday. They overcame
Netanya 106:70 in the Final to clinch the 38th Cup title in the teams
Maccabi held off Ashdod 98:61, while Netanya edged Hapoel Tel Aviv 78:77
in the semis to set up the Final.
Maccabi Tel Aviv did not give too many chances for Netanya in the
championship game. They quickly jumped to a comfortable lead. Maccabi
accumulated a 22:14 lead after ten minutes. Quick five points from
Guy Pnini (201-G/F-83) gave Maccabi a 34:14 lead midway through the
second term. Maccabi dominated every facet of the game as they recorded
a 49:26 lead at the interval. Netanya struggled to get any close in the
third term. Maccabi arrived at the final break up by 32 points 78:46.
Netanya could not recover in the fourth quarter as Maccabi cruised to
the victory at the end.
Guy Pnini delivered 21 points to lead the effort.
Sofoklis Schortsanitis (206-C-85) added 16 points, while
Milan Macvan (205-F-89, agency:
INVICTUS Sports Group) had 13 points in the victory.
Adrian Banks (191-G-86, college:
Mississippi CC) answered with 22 points for Netanya.
Elton Brown (206-F/C-83, agency:
Impact Basketball, college:
Virginia) provided 15 points and 13 boards in the loss.
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