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Winner League Standings
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Galil Gilboa 0-0 
 3. Hapoel Eilat 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Hapoel T-A 0-0 
 7. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 8. Ironi Nes-Ziona 0-0 
 9. Maccabi Ashdod 0-0 
 10. Maccabi Haifa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi Rishon 0-0 
 12. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
Last:7/7/2017
National League Standings
 1. Elitzur K-A 0-0 
 2. Elitzur Yavne 0-0 
 3. Hap.Haifa 0-0 
 4. Hap.R/G Givat. 0-0 
 5. Hapoel Afula 0-0 
 6. Hapoel B/S 0-0 
 7. Hapoel K/S 0-0 
 8. Hapoel Migd.H. 0-0 
 9. Hapoel UGS 0-0 
 10. Macc.Rehovot 0-0 
 11. Maccabi H/H 0-0 
 12. Maccabi K/G 0-0 
 13. Maccabi K/M 0-0 
 14. Maccabi Raanana 0-0 
Last:9/16/2017
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Beitar K/Y 0-0 
 2. Elitzur G/S 0-0 
 3. Elitzur Ironi 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Acre 0-0 
 5. Hapoel E/H 0-0 
 6. Hapoel Jat 0-0 
 7. Hapoel Maa lot 0-0 
 8. Hapoel N/E 0-0 
 9. Hapoel Zefat 0-0 
 10. Ironi K/O 0-0 
 11. Macc.Carmiel 0-0 
 12. Ramat Hasharon 0-0 
South
 1. City Center 0-0 
 2. Elitzur Ashkelon 0-0 
 3. Elitzur Ramla 0-0 
 4. Hapoel G/N 0-0 
 5. Hapoel H/A 0-0 
 6. Hapoel H/M 0-0 
 7. Hapoel Lod 0-0 
 8. Hapoel M/M 0-0 
 9. Maccabi B/Y 0-0 
 10. Maccabi M/A 0-0 
 11. Maccabi M/S 0-0 
 12. Maccabi P/T 0-0 
Last:9/16/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:9/6/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Darussafaka 0-0 
 4. Fiat TO 0-0 
 5. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 6. Unics 0-0 
Group B
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. Galatasaray 0-0 
 4. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Lietkabelis 0-0 
Group C
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 3. Limoges 0-0 
 4. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 5. Partizan NIS 0-0 
 6. RETAbet BB 0-0 
Group D
 1. ASVEL 0-0 
 2. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Tofas 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/6/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group [
 1 Bosna-Royal 0-1 
Group A
 1 Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2 Enisey 0-0 
 3 EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4 Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5 Monaco 0-0 
 6 UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1 Chalon 0-0 
 2 Gaziantep 0-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4 Neptunas 0-0 
 5 PAOK 0-0 
 6 Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1 AEK 0-0 
 2 Banvit BK 0-0 
 3 Bayreuth 0-0 
 4 Strasbourg 0-0 
 5 Umana VE 0-0 
 6 Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1 Aris 0-0 
 2 Besiktas 0-0 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4 Oostende 0-0 
 5 Scandone AV 0-0 
 6 Stelmet 0-0 
Last:9/21/2017
3 Standings
 1 AEK 0-0 
 2 Balkan 0-0 
 3 Beroe 0-0 
 4 BK Pardubice 0-0 
 5 Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 6 Boras 0-0 
 7 CSU Sibiu 0-0 
 8 Demir IBB 0-0 
 9 Dnipro 0-0 
 10 Falco KC 0-0 
 11 FC Porto 0-0 
 12 Istanbul BBSK 0-0 
 13 Khimik 0-0 
 14 Kormend 0-0 
 15 KR 0-0 
 16 Le Portel 0-0 
 17 Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 18 Nevezis 0-0 
 19 Oradea 0-0 
 20 Parma 0-0 
 21 Rabotnicki 0-0 
 22 Rilski 0-0 
 23 Sodertalje 0-0 
 24 Spirou 0-0 
 25 Stal Ostrow 0-0 
 26 Steaua CSM 0-0 
 27 Szolnok 0-0 
 28 Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 29 Trabzonspor 0-0 
 30 Wuerzburg 0-0 
Last:9/21/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Mark LYONS
  Hapoel T-A
  (185-PG-89)
  Avg: 20.1
 1. Lyons, Hapoel T-A20.1 
 2. Wyatt, Hapoel H.18.8 
 3. Selby, Maccabi K/G17.5 
 4. Simon, Maccabi .17.2 
 5. Siggers, Galil Gilboa17.1 
 6. Holloway, Hapoel H.16.6 
 7. Bowman, Maccabi .16.1 
 8. Milbourne, Hapoel E.16.0 
 9. Hopson, Ironi N.15.9 
 10. Holloway, Galil G.15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Karam MASHOUR
  Bnei H.
  (198-F-91)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Mashour, Bnei H.10.1 
 2. Holloway, Galil G.10.0 
 3. Atkins, Hapoel Holon8.3 
 4. Adrien, Bnei H.7.9 
 5. Howell, Hapoel J-M7.9 
 6. Cohen, Maccabi .7.7 
 7. Carmichael, Maccabi .7.1 
 8. Griffin, Galil Gilboa7.1 
 9. Iverson, Maccabi .7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Gregory VARGAS
  Maccabi .
  (180-PG-86)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Vargas, Maccabi .6.7 
 2. Henry, Hapoel Eilat6.0 
 3. Kitchen, Ironi N.5.6 
 4. Blatt, Hapoel T-A5.4 
 5. Mekel, Maccabi T-A5.0 
 6. Lyons, Hapoel T-A4.8 
 7. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .4.7 
 8. Ewing, Maccabi .4.5 
 9. Limonad, Hapoel T.4.4 
 10. Selby, Maccabi K/G4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Joaquin SHUCHMAN
  Galil G.
  (191-G-95)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Shuchman, Galil G.2.1 
 2. Long, Maccabi .2.0 
 3. Kinsey, Hapoel J-M1.9 
 4. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.8 
 5. Vargas, Maccabi .1.8 
 6. Carter, Maccabi .1.8 
 7. Taylor, Maccabi .1.7 
 8. DiBartolomeo, Maccabi .1.7 
 9. Howell, Hapoel T-A1.7 
 10. Dennis, Bnei H.1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Eric GRIFFIN
  Galil Gilboa
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.8 
 2. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat1.3 
 3. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.2 
 4. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.2 
 5. Mitchell, Maccabi .1.1 
 6. Adrien, Bnei H.1.0 
 7. McCrea, Maccabi .0.9 
 8. Kelly, Maccabi K/G0.9 
 9. Daniels, Hapoel Eilat0.9 
 10. Carter, Maccabi .0.9 
Player of the Week

 Jeff Adrien
  Bnei Hertzeliyya
  ( 201-F-86 )
  

 Anthony Lee
  Ironi Ramat Gan
  ( 206-F/C-91 )
  

Israeli Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Bnei Hertzel 61% Oct.8 Ironi Nes-Zi
Galil Gilboa 60% Oct.8 Macc.Ashdod
Hap.Eilat 60% Oct.8 Maccabi T-A
Hapoel T-A 56% Oct.8 Hap.Holon
Ironi Nahari 56% Oct.8 Hapoel J-M
Macc.Haifa 57% Oct.8 Macc.Rishon
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First Round Schedule
Hap.R/G Giv 58% Oct.15 Hapoel B/S
Hap.Afula 59% Oct.15 Maccabi K/G
Elitzur K-A 61% Oct.15 Macc.Raanana
Hapoel K/S 55% Oct.15 Hap.Haifa
Maccabi H/H 57% Oct.15 Maccabi K/M
Hap.Galilee 50% Oct.15 Elit.Yavne
Hap.Migd.H. 58% Oct.15 Macc.Rehovot
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First Round Schedule
Khimki 57% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 57% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 57% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 57% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 57% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 57% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 57% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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First Round Schedule
Group A
Cedevita 57% Oct.11 Fiat TO
Andorra 57% Oct.11 Unics
Paris-Levall 57% Oct.11 Darussafaka
Group B
Buducnost 57% Oct.11 Grissin Bon
Galatasaray 57% Oct.11 B.Muenchen
Lietkabelis 57% Oct.11 Hapoel J-M
Group C
Limoges 57% Oct.11 Lokomotiv
ALBA 57% Oct.11 Partizan NI
Lietuvos ryt 57% Oct.11 RETAbet BB
Group D
Ratiopharm 57% Oct.11 Tofas
Gran Canaria 57% Oct.11 Zenit
Dolomiti En 57% Oct.11 ASVEL
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Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (Qualifying Round)

Bnei Hertzel 57% Sep.24 BM Slam Sta
National League Round 7: Change at the top of the standings - Nov 27, 2012


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National League round 7 caused change at the leadership position. Second defeat of league's leader Hod Hasharon (5-2) against third ranked Elitzur Yavne (5-1) 75-68 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Hod Hasharon. It was a key game for the second position in the league. Elitzur Yavne made 16-of-18 free shots (88.9 percent) during the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Liberian-American Pele Paelay (193-84, college: Co.Carolina, agency: Two Points) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 6 rebounds. Swingman Elad Hofman (192-85) contributed with 13 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Nigerian power forward Chukwudinma Odiakosa (203-85, college: Illinois St., agency: N.E.T.) answered with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 18 rebounds for Hod Hasharon. Elitzur Yavne moved-up to second place, which they share with Ironi Nes-Ziona. Hod Hasharon at the other side dropped to the fourth position with two games lost. They share it with Ironi Nahariya. They were replaced at the leadership position by Ironi K-A. Hod Hasharon will play next round against Hapoel Kazrin trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Elitzur Yavne will try to continue on its current victory against third ranked Ironi Nes-Ziona in Nes Ziyona.
Maccabi Kiryat Bialik's fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after six consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Maccabi K/G (1-5) 100-95. American players dominated the game. It was a great evening for forward Dallis Joyner (201-90, college: Stony Brook) who led his team to a victory scoring 29 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Matt Shamis helped adding 34 points (!!!) (made all of his twelve free throws !!!). At the losing side forward Will Harris (198-86, college: Albany) responded with 36 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik (1-6) left bottom position moving up to thirteenth place, which they share with Kiryat Tivon. It was Maccabi K/G's third loss in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the twelfth position with five games lost. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Maccabi K/G will play at home against Hapoel Afula (#6) to get more than just one victory in their record.
The game in Kazrin supposed to be also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Ironi Nes-Ziona (5-1) played at the court of 8th ranked Hapoel Kazrin (3-4). Ironi Nes-Ziona smashed Hapoel Kazrin 94-58 on Tuesday. It was an exceptional evening for Gabe Blair who led the winners and scored 23 points and 7 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Lawrence Westbrook came up with 25 points for Hapoel Kazrin in the defeat. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Ironi Nes-Ziona have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Elitzur Yavne. Newly promoted Hapoel Kazrin keeps the eighth position with four games lost. They share it with Hapoel K/S. Ironi Nes-Ziona will meet at home league's second-placed Elitzur Yavne in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Hapoel Kazrin will play against Hod Hasharon (#4) and hope to secure a win.
The game in Afula was also worth to mention about. 5th ranked Ironi Ramat Gan (4-3) played at the court of seventh ranked Hapoel Afula (4-2). Hapoel Afula defeated Ironi Ramat Gan 90-77. Allen Durham fired a double-double by scoring 23 points and 15 rebounds for the winners. The victory was the third consecutive win for Hapoel Afula. They moved-up to sixth place. Ironi Ramat Gan at the other side dropped to the seventh position with three games lost. Hapoel Afula's next round opponent will be Maccabi K/G (#12) in Kiryat Gat which should be theoretically an easy game.

Other games in round 7 were not that significant. Ironi Nahariya beat Kiryat Tivon on the road 84-70. Elitzur Ramla lost to Ironi K-A on its own court 80-89. Hapoel K/S managed to outperform Macc.B.Yaakov in Kfar Saba 99-88.
The most impressive performance of 7th round was 29 points and 10 rebounds by Ramon Clemente of Ironi Nahariya.


Kiryat Tivon - Ironi Nahariya 70-84

No shocking result in a game when sixth ranked Ironi Nahariya (5-2) beat on the road 13th ranked Kiryat Tivon (1-6) 84-70. The game was mostly controlled by Ironi Nahariya. Kiryat Tivon was better in fourth quarter 21-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American-Puerto Rican Ramon Clemente (200-85, college: Wichita St., agency: Global Sports Plaza) fired a double-double by scoring 29 points and 10 rebounds (on 12-of-14 shooting from the field) for the winners. Guard Nir Golan (180-86) chipped in 13 points and 8 assists. Naturalized Canadian guard Simon Farine (188-87) produced 14 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals and American forward Taylor Darby (203, college: Pepperdine) added 15 points and 11 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Ironi Nahariya moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hod Hasharon. Kiryat Tivon lost their third game in a row. They keep the thirteenth position with six games lost. Ironi Nahariya's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Elitzur Yavne at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Kiryat Tivon will play against Maccabi K/G (#12) in Kiryat Gat and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kiryat Tivon: T.Ber-Aven 16+5reb+1ast, T.Darby 15+11reb, G.Murray 15+3reb, S.Farine 14+5reb+7ast, I.Buchman 4+5reb+1ast, R.Yavzuri 4+2reb+1ast
Ironi Nahariya: R.Clemente 29+10reb+2ast, O.Ben Hemo 18+5reb+1ast, A.McCoy 15+8reb+1ast, N.Golan 13+3reb+8ast, A.Matta 7+11reb, J.Baze 2+1reb+1ast
gschID: 197785


Elitzur Ramla - Ironi K-A 80-89

Very expected game when 11th ranked Elitzur Ramla (2-5) lost at home to second ranked Ironi Kiryat Ata (6-1) 89-80. It looked good early as Elitzur Ramla took an 1-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Ironi Kiryat Ata had a 19-14 second period charge getting the lead and Elitzur Ramla was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 80-89. Ironi Kiryat Ata forced 19 Elitzur Ramla turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. American point guard Darrin Govens (185-88, college: St.Joseph's) fired 20 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. His fellow American import forward Ivory Clark (198-85) chipped in 21 points and 9 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). American forward Johndre Jefferson (207-88, college: S.Carolina) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 16 rebounds and guard Or Zinderman (188-89) added 14 points respectively for lost side. Elitzur Ramla's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the third consecutive win for Ironi Kiryat Ata. They keep a position of league leader. Elitzur Ramla lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the tenth place with five games lost. Ironi Kiryat Ata's next round opponent will be Hapoel Kfar Saba (#8) on the road and are hoping to win another game. Elitzur Ramla will play against Ironi Nes-Ziona in Nes Ziyona.
Top scorers:
Elitzur Ramla: J.Jefferson 17+16reb+1ast, O.Zinderman 14+3reb+3ast, A.Guterman 14+1reb, D.Tamir 9+4reb+2ast, O.Cohen 9+2reb+4ast, I.Rejwan 7+3reb
Ironi K-A: I.Clark 21+9reb+1ast, D.Govens 20+6reb+6ast, K.Izik 18+3reb+2ast, N.Laish 9+4reb+1ast, C.Watson 9+7reb, I.Nanikashvili 6+4reb+7ast
gschID: 197784


Hapoel Kazrin - Ironi Nes-Ziona 58-94

The game in Kazrin supposed to be also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Ironi Nes-Ziona (5-1) played at the court of 8th ranked Hapoel Kazrin (3-4). Ironi Nes-Ziona smashed Hapoel Kazrin 94-58 on Tuesday. The game without a history. Ironi Nes-Ziona led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Hapoel Kazrin's 30. Ironi Nes-Ziona forced 22 Hapoel Kazrin turnovers and outrebounded them 39-26 including 25 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Gabe Blair (203-87, college: Wichita St.) who led the winners and scored 23 points and 7 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Naturalized Welsh forward Tal Michael Dunne (197-87) accounted for 22 points and 4 assists for the winning side. Four Ironi Nes-Ziona players scored in double figures. American guard Lawrence Westbrook (183-88, college: Minnesota) came up with 25 points and naturalized Russian power forward Anton Kazarnovski (205-85) added 13 points and 10 rebounds respectively for Hapoel Kazrin in the defeat. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Ironi Nes-Ziona have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Elitzur Yavne. Newly promoted Hapoel Kazrin keeps the eighth position with four games lost. They share it with Hapoel K/S. Ironi Nes-Ziona will meet at home league's second-placed Elitzur Yavne in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Hapoel Kazrin will play against Hod Hasharon (#4) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Kazrin: L.Westbrook 25+3reb+2ast, A.Kazarnovski 13+10reb+3ast, I.Nir 6+7reb, Y.Strauss 6+1ast, A.Gordon 5+3reb+3ast, R.Cohen 3
Ironi Nes-Ziona: G.Blair 23+7reb+1ast, T.Michael Dunne 22+4reb+4ast, B.Benn 14+7reb+2ast, G.Yakobovich 11, T.Karpels 7+2reb+2ast, A.Abramovich 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 197783


Hapoel Afula - Ironi Ramat Gan 90-77

The game in Afula was also worth to mention about. 5th ranked Ironi Ramat Gan (4-3) played at the court of seventh ranked Hapoel Afula (4-2). Hapoel Afula defeated Ironi Ramat Gan 90-77. The game was mostly controlled by Hapoel Afula. Ironi Ramat Gan was better in fourth quarter 24-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hapoel Afula forced 20 Ironi Ramat Gan turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. American forward Allen Durham (198-88, college: Grace Bible) fired a double-double by scoring 23 points and 15 rebounds for the winners. Forward Oz Blayzer (199-92) chipped in 24 points and 7 rebounds. Durham is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top summer league for players who want to play basketball overseas. The former international power forward Amit Tamir (208-79, college: California) produced 19 points and 6 rebounds and American forward Keith Ramsey (205-87, college: Missouri) added 13 points and 8 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. The victory was the third consecutive win for Hapoel Afula. They moved-up to sixth place. Ironi Ramat Gan at the other side dropped to the seventh position with three games lost. Hapoel Afula's next round opponent will be Maccabi K/G (#12) in Kiryat Gat which should be theoretically an easy game.
Top scorers:
Ironi Ramat Gan: A.Tamir 19+6reb+3ast, K.Ramsey 13+8reb+2ast, I.Mayor 12+3reb+2ast, I.Grinboim 11+1reb+8ast, D.Assaf 9+2reb+6ast, V.Yeremishin 9+2reb
Hapoel Afula: O.Blayzer 24+7reb+3ast, A.Durham 23+15reb+2ast, L.Ariely 14+5reb+2ast, A.Fisher 11+2reb+6ast, E.Eliyah 7+2reb+1ast, D.Davidi 6+3reb+3ast
gschID: 197780


Elitzur Yavne - Hod Hasharon 75-68

National League round 7 caused change at the leadership position. Second defeat of league's leader Hod Hasharon (5-2) against third ranked Elitzur Yavne (5-1) 75-68 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Hod Hasharon. It was a key game for the second position in the league. Elitzur Yavne made 16-of-18 free shots (88.9 percent) during the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Liberian-American Pele Paelay (193-84, college: Co.Carolina, agency: Two Points) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 6 rebounds. Swingman Elad Hofman (192-85) contributed with a double-double by scoring 13 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Paelay is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Elitzur Yavne players scored in double figures. Nigerian power forward Chukwudinma Odiakosa (203-85, college: Illinois St., agency: N.E.T.) answered with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 18 rebounds and forward Offir Hover (198-90) added 18 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Hod Hasharon. Elitzur Yavne moved-up to second place, which they share with Ironi Nes-Ziona. Hod Hasharon at the other side dropped to the fourth position with two games lost. They share it with Ironi Nahariya. They were replaced at the leadership position by Ironi K-A. Hod Hasharon will play next round against Hapoel Kazrin trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Elitzur Yavne will try to continue on its current victory against third ranked Ironi Nes-Ziona in Nes Ziyona.
Top scorers:
Hod Hasharon: O.Hover 18+7reb+1ast, C.Odiakosa 16+18reb, B.Walker 14+5reb+5ast, E.Asante Asare 8+5reb+5ast, G.Dotan 7+1reb+2ast, I.Stolero 3+4reb+2ast
Elitzur Yavne: P.Paelay 23+6reb+2ast, L.Shem-Tov 14+4reb+2ast, E.Hofman 13+13reb+4ast, M.McGhee 13+12reb, Y.Lioutrine 6+3reb, N.Matalon 6+3ast
gschID: 197782


Maccabi K/B - Maccabi K/G 100-95

Maccabi Kiryat Bialik's fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after six consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Maccabi K/G (1-5) 100-95. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik made 34-of-39 charity shots (87.2 percent) during the game. Maccabi K/G was plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. American players dominated the game. It was a great evening for forward Dallis Joyner (201-90, college: Stony Brook) who led his team to a victory scoring 29 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Matt Shamis (182-88, college: Lehigh) helped adding 34 points (!!!) (made all of his twelve free throws !!!). Four Maccabi Kiryat Bialik players scored in double figures. At the losing side forward Will Harris (198-86, college: Albany) responded with 36 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds and swingman Akeem Wright (200-84, college: Kansas St.) scored 21 points and 9 rebounds. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik (1-6) left bottom position moving up to thirteenth place, which they share with Kiryat Tivon. It was Maccabi K/G's third loss in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the twelfth position with five games lost. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Maccabi K/G will play at home against Hapoel Afula (#6) to get more than just one victory in their record.
Top scorers:
Maccabi K/G: W.Harris 36+7reb+1ast, A.Wright 21+9reb+3ast, G.Gandel 12+2reb+2ast, O.Ron 9+4ast, D.Katzaf 8+2reb, C.Rum 5+4reb+2ast
Maccabi K/B: M.Shamis 34+3ast, D.Joyner 29+8reb+4ast, T.Parselani 14+6reb, M.Menashe 11+4reb+2ast, T.Ronen 5+5reb+4ast, E.Gtoe 5+6reb+1ast
gschID: 197781


Macc.B.Yaakov - Hapoel K/S 88-99

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both ninth ranked Hapoel Kfar Saba and 10th ranked Beer Yaakov had identical 2-4 record. But Beer Yaakov was not able to use a home court advantage and was defeated by the opponent from Kfar Saba 99-88. Hapoel Kfar Saba made 18-of-23 charity shots (78.3 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. 24 personal fouls committed by Beer Yaakov helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Brandon Brooks (188-87, college: Alabama St., agency: Pro One Sports) fired a double-double by scoring 22 points, 6 rebounds, 16 assists and 4 steals for the winners. Irish Orel Lev (195-93) chipped in a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds. Guard Inan Iram (194-88, agency: Avi Zilberman) produced 30 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists and American swingman Brian Laing (195-85, college: Seton Hall, agency: I.D.S. Law) added 20 points respectively for lost side. Five Hapoel Kfar Saba and four Beer Yaakov players scored in double figures. Hapoel Kfar Saba (3-4) moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Hapoel Kazrin. Beer Yaakov at the other side keeps the tenth position with five games lost. Hapoel Kfar Saba's next round opponent will be league's leader Ironi Kiryat Ata at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Beer Yaakov will play against Hapoel Afula (#6).
Top scorers:
Macc.B.Yaakov: I.Iram 30+5reb+5ast, B.Laing 20+4reb+1ast, J.Hall 14+7reb+2ast, A.Eliyahu 14+2ast, I.Simin 7+3reb+3ast, T.Sankar 3
Hapoel K/S: B.Brooks 22+6reb+16ast, R.Elbaz 20+3reb+3ast, O.Lev 20+12reb+1ast, A.Constantine 16+7reb, E.Rotemberg 14+4reb+1ast, O.Cohen 5+2ast
gschID: 197779


  




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