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Winner League Standings
 1. Hapoel Eilat 18-10 
 2. Hapoel Holon 18-10 
 3. Maccabi T-A 18-11 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 16-12 
 5. Hapoel J-M 15-13 
 6. Maccabi Haifa 15-13 
 7. Maccabi Rishon 14-14 
 8. Ironi Nahariya 14-14 
 9. Hapoel T-A 13-15 
 10. Maccabi Ashdod 12-16 
 11. Galil Gilboa 12-16 
 12. Maccabi K/G 4-25 
Full Standings
Last:4/26/2017
National League Stage Two Standings
Play-Offs
 1. Maccabi Raanana 18-8 
 2. Hapoel K/S 18-8 
 3. Hapoel B/S 17-9 
 4. Ironi Nes-Ziona 16-10 
 5. Hap.R/G Givat. 16-10 
 6. Macc.Rehovot 16-10 
 7. Ironi K-A 15-11 
 8. Maccabi H/H 15-11 
Play-Downs
 1. Hapoel Afula 12-14 
 2. Hap.Haifa 10-16 
 3. Hapoel Migd.H. 10-16 
 4. Galil Elion 10-16 
 5. Ramat Hasharon 5-21 
 6. Ironi Ramat Gan 4-22 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/7/2017
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Elitzur Ironi 18-1 
 2. Maccabi K/M 16-3 
 3. Hapoel Acre 12-6 
 4. Beitar K/Y 11-7 
 5. Hapoel Maa lot 11-7 
 6. Hapoel E/H 10-8 
 7. Hapoel Jat 9-9 
 8. Hapoel Zefat 9-10 
 9. Maccabi P/T 8-11 
 10. Macc.Hadera 7-11 
 11. Wingate Acad. 5-14 
 12. Hapoel Nesher 3-15 
 13. Hapoel L/H 1-18 
South
 1. Maccabi B/Y 15-2 
 2. Elitzur Yavne 12-5 
 3. Maccabi M/A 10-7 
 4. Maccabi M/S 10-7 
 5. Elitzur Ramla 10-8 
 6. Hapoel H/M 9-8 
 7. Hapoel H/A 9-9 
 8. Hapoel B/T 7-10 
 9. Hapoel Lod 7-10 
 10. Ironi K/O 7-10 
 11. Elitzur Ashkelon 6-11 
 12. Elitzur Macc. A 1-16 
Last:3/7/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 Real Madrid 23-7 
 2 CSKA 22-8 
 3 Olympiacos 19-11 
 4 Panathinaikos 19-11 
 5 Fenerbahce 18-12 
 6 Anadolu Efes 17-13 
 7 Baskonia 17-13 
 8 Darussafaka 16-14 
 9 Crvena Zvezda 16-14 
 10 Zalgiris 14-16 
 11 FC Barcelona 12-18 
 12 Galatasaray 11-19 
 13 Brose Bask. 10-20 
 14 Maccabi T-A 10-20 
 15 EA7 Armani 8-22 
 16 Unics 8-22 
Last:4/7/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group E
 1 Lokomotiv 5-1 
 2 Gran Canaria 4-2 
 3 Fuenlabrada 2-4 
 4 UCAM Murcia 1-5 
Group F
 1 B.Muenchen 6-0 
 2 Khimky 4-2 
 3 Lietkabelis 2-4 
 4 Ratiopharm 0-6 
Group G
 1 Hapoel J-M 5-1 
 2 Zenit 3-3 
 3 Lietuvos rytas 3-3 
 4 N.Novgorod 1-5 
Group H
 1 Valencia 6-0 
 2 Unicaja 3-3 
 3 Cedevita 2-4 
 4 ALBA 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/8/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Mark LYONS
  Hapoel T-A
  (185-PG-89)
  Avg: 20.4
 1. Lyons, Hapoel T-A20.4 
 2. Wyatt, Hapoel H.18.8 
 3. Selby, Maccabi K/G17.0 
 4. Milbourne, Hapoel E.16.9 
 5. Tucker, Hapoel T-A16.7 
 6. Simon, Maccabi .16.5 
 7. Siggers, Galil Gilboa16.5 
 8. Holloway, Galil G.16.3 
 9. Bowman, Maccabi .16.0 
 10. Bell, Hapoel Holon15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Karam MASHOUR
  Bnei H.
  (198-F-91)
  Avg: 10.3
 1. Mashour, Bnei H.10.3 
 2. Holloway, Galil G.9.9 
 3. Atkins, Hapoel Holon8.6 
 4. Adrien, Bnei H.8.1 
 5. Howell, Hapoel T-A7.8 
 6. Cohen, Maccabi .7.6 
 7. Iverson, Maccabi .7.2 
 8. Carmichael, Maccabi .7.2 
 9. Williams, Hapoel T.6.9 
 10. Blayzer, Maccabi .6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Gregory VARGAS
  Maccabi .
  (180-PG-86)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Vargas, Maccabi .6.8 
 2. Henry, Hapoel Eilat6.1 
 3. Kitchen, Ironi N.5.9 
 4. Blatt, Hapoel T-A5.6 
 5. Mekel, Maccabi T-A5.1 
 6. Taylor, Hapoel Holon4.9 
 7. Lyons, Hapoel T-A4.7 
 8. Ewing, Maccabi .4.5 
 9. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .4.5 
 10. Limonad, Hapoel T.4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Joaquin SHUCHMAN
  Galil G.
  (191-G-95)
  Avg: 2
 1. Shuchman, Galil G.2.0 
 2. Carter, Maccabi .1.9 
 3. DiBartolomeo, Maccabi .1.8 
 4. Kinsey, Hapoel J-M1.8 
 5. Vargas, Maccabi .1.8 
 6. Taylor, Maccabi .1.7 
 7. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.7 
 8. Dennis, Bnei H.1.7 
 9. Kitchen, Ironi N.1.7 
 10. Howell, Hapoel T-A1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Eric GRIFFIN
  Galil Gilboa
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.7 
 2. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat1.5 
 3. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.3 
 4. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.2 
 5. Adrien, Bnei H.1.1 
 6. Mitchell, Maccabi .1.1 
 7. Chubrevich, Hapoel H.1.0 
 8. Daniels, Hapoel Eilat1.0 
 9. McCrea, Maccabi .0.9 
 10. Carter, Maccabi .0.9 
Player of the Week

 Jake Cohen
  Maccabi Ashdod
  ( 208-PF-90 )
  

 Anthony Lee
  Ironi Ramat Gan
  ( 206-F/C-91 )
  
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Round 29 (Regular Season)

Macc.Haifa 63% Apr.28 Hap.Holon
Macc.Rishon 66% Apr.27 Galil Gilboa
Hap.Eilat 75% Apr.27 Hapoel T-A
Hapoel J-M 59% Apr.27 Bnei Hertzel
Ironi Nahari 52% Apr.27 Macc.Ashdod
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Hapoel K/S 63% Apr.28 Hapoel B/S
Ironi Nes-Zi 54% Apr.28 Maccabi H/H
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Darussafaka Apr.28 Real Madrid 55%
Anadolu Efes 67% Apr.28 Olympiacos
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Banvit BK 58% Apr.28 Monaco
Iberostar Te 60% Apr.28 Umana VE
Winner League Round 9: Hapoel Tel-Aviv edges Hapoel Holon by two points - Dec 10, 2012


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The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most exciting game of round 9 in the Winner League took place in Tel-Aviv. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 8th ranked Hapoel Holon (3-6) to fifth ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (5-4) 88-86 on Sunday evening. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 32-22. But Hapoel Holon won third quarter 22-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hapoel Tel-Aviv dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Hapoel Holon's 42. The best player for the winners was American point guard Demontez Stitt (186-89, college: Clemson) who scored 20 points and 6 rebounds (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). International Bar Timor (190-92, agency: Avi Zilberman) chipped in 16 points and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Jerome Dyson (191-87, college: Connecticut) who recorded 30 points and 5 assists. Hapoel Tel-Aviv moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hapoel J-M and Netanya. Hapoel Holon lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the tenth position with six games lost. Hapoel Tel-Aviv is looking forward to face GreenTops Netanya (#5) at home in the next round. Hapoel Holon will play against Maccabi Rishon (#7) in Rishon Le-Zion and is hoping to prove to their supporters that they can break losing series.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Maccabi Haifa (6-3) against seventh ranked Hapoel J-M (5-4) on Sunday night. Visiting Maccabi Haifa was defeated by Hapoel J-M in Jerusalem 103-92. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Maccabi Haifa. It was a good game for American Josh Duncan (203-86) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Courtney Fells contributed with 22 points and 4 steals for the winners. International point guard Gal Mekel (190-88, college: Wichita St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 12 assists for Maccabi Haifa. Hapoel J-M moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hapoel T-A and Netanya. Maccabi Haifa at the other side dropped to the third position with three games lost. Hapoel J-M will play against Galil Gilboa (#11) in Rosh Pina in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Maccabi Haifa will play at home against Ironi Ashkelon (#9) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Leader Maccabi T-A delivered the eighth victory on Monday night. This time they beat 5th ranked GreenTops Netanya (5-4) 89-82. Devin Smith stepped up with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 10 rebounds (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) for the winners. Maccabi T-A's coach David Blatt used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was Marco Killingsworth with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 12 rebounds. Maccabi T-A (8-1) have an impressive series of six victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place. GreenTops Netanya lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the fourth position with four games lost. They share it with Hapoel T-A and Hapoel J-M. Maccabi T-A will meet at home bottom-ranked Maccabi Ashdod (#12) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. GreenTops Netanya will play against Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
A very interesting game took place in Hod Hasharon. It ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 11th ranked Galil Gilboa (2-7) to tenth ranked Bnei Hasharon (3-5) 84-81 on Monday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Galil Gilboa. Jumaine Jones nailed a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds for the winning side. Galil Gilboa's coach Lior Lubin tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Bnei Hasharon moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Elizur Ashkelon. Galil Gilboa at the other side keeps the eleventh position with seven games lost. Bnei Hasharon's next round opponent will be Ironi Ashkelon (#9) on the road. Galil Gilboa will play against Hapoel J-M in Jerusalem.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Ashkelon, where higher ranked Maccabi Rishon (4-4) lost to tenth ranked Ironi Ashkelon (3-5) in a road game 80-92 on Sunday. The best player for the winners was Julien Mills who had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field). Ironi Ashkelon's coach Adi Azulay allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the third consecutive win for Ironi Ashkelon. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Bnei Hasharon. Loser Maccabi Rishon dropped to the seventh position with four games lost. Ironi Ashkelon will face Bnei Hasharon (#8) in Hod Hasharon in the next round.

In the last game of round 9 bottom-ranked Maccabi Ashdod was defeated by Hapoel Eilat in a road game 83-73.


Bnei Hasharon - Galil Gilboa 84-81

A very interesting game took place in Hod Hasharon. It ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 11th ranked Galil Gilboa (2-7) to tenth ranked Bnei Hasharon (3-5) 84-81 on Monday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Galil Gilboa. It looked good early as Galil Gilboa took an 2-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Bnei Hasharon had a 21-16 second period charge getting the lead and Galil Gilboa was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 81-84. Bnei Hasharon made 18-of-21 charity shots (85.7 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. American forward Jumaine Jones (203-79, college: Georgia) nailed a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds for the winning side and his fellow American import forward Derrick Caracter (206-88, college: UTEP) accounted for 16 points and 10 rebounds. American forward Mitchell Watt (208-89, college: Buffalo) came up with 15 points and 9 rebounds and the former international Dagan Yavzuri (193-85) added 18 points and 4 assists respectively for Galil Gilboa in the defeat. Five Bnei Hasharon and four Galil Gilboa players scored in double figures. Galil Gilboa's coach Lior Lubin tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Bnei Hasharon moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Elizur Ashkelon. Galil Gilboa at the other side keeps the eleventh position with seven games lost. Bnei Hasharon's next round opponent will be Ironi Ashkelon (#9) on the road. Galil Gilboa will play against Hapoel J-M in Jerusalem.
Top scorers:
Bnei Hasharon: R.Beck 19+5reb+1ast, D.Caracter 16+10reb+1ast, J.Jones 15+10reb+3ast, J.Reynolds 10+1reb+5ast, N.Berkowitz 10+1reb+9ast, B.Rice 8+2reb+1ast
Galil Gilboa: D.Yavzuri 18+1reb+4ast, M.Watt 15+9reb+1ast, J.Smith 13+3reb+5ast, K.Hayes 12+1reb+3ast, B.Hunter 8+1reb+4ast, N.Tishman 7+1ast
gschID: 192965


Netanya - Maccabi T-A 82-89

Leader Maccabi T-A delivered the eighth victory on Monday night. This time they beat 5th ranked GreenTops Netanya (5-4) 89-82. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 23-14. But GreenTops Netanya won second period 27-26. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Maccabi T-A forced 22 GreenTops Netanya turnovers. They shot the lights out from three sinking 13 long-distance shots on high 61.9 percentage. American swingman Devin Smith (196-83, college: Virginia) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 10 rebounds (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) for the winners and international point guard Yogev Ohayon (187-87) chipped in 19 points and 5 assists. Maccabi T-A's coach David Blatt used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was American power forward Marco Killingsworth (203-82, college: Indiana, agency: Avi Zilberman) with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 12 rebounds and the other American import power forward Raymar Morgan (202-88, college: Michigan St.) scored 20 points and 5 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Maccabi T-A (8-1) have an impressive series of six victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place. GreenTops Netanya lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the fourth position with four games lost. They share it with Hapoel T-A and Hapoel J-M. Maccabi T-A will meet at home bottom-ranked Maccabi Ashdod (#12) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. GreenTops Netanya will play against Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Maccabi T-A: D.Smith 29+10reb+2ast, Y.Ohayon 19+2reb+5ast, R.Hickman 17+1ast, S.Landesberg 14+2reb+1ast, M.Thomas 2+2reb+2ast, G.Shermadini 2
Netanya: M.Killingsworth 21+12reb+2ast, R.Morgan 20+5reb+3ast, D.Washington 16+4reb+7ast, R.Bradley 12+2reb+4ast, Y.Orland 8+3ast, E.Shulman 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 192964


Hapoel J-M - Maccabi Haifa 103-92

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Maccabi Haifa (6-3) against seventh ranked Hapoel J-M (5-4) on Sunday night. Visiting Maccabi Haifa was defeated by Hapoel J-M in Jerusalem 103-92. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Maccabi Haifa. Maccabi Haifa was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Hapoel J-M made 19-of-24 charity shots (79.2 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. It was a good game for American Josh Duncan (203-86) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). His fellow American import Courtney Fells (198-86, college: N.Carolina St.) contributed with 22 points and 4 steals for the winners. International point guard Gal Mekel (190-88, college: Wichita St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 12 assists and American-Mexican point guard Paul Stoll (180-85) added 27 points and 4 assists in the effort for Maccabi Haifa. Five Hapoel J-M and four Maccabi Haifa players scored in double figures. Hapoel J-M moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hapoel T-A and Netanya. Maccabi Haifa at the other side dropped to the third position with three games lost. Hapoel J-M will play against Galil Gilboa (#11) in Rosh Pina in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Maccabi Haifa will play at home against Ironi Ashkelon (#9) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Hapoel J-M: C.Fells 22+4reb+2ast, J.Duncan 19+10reb, E.Kadir 18+6reb+3ast, R.Limonad 17+3reb+6ast, J.Pullen 13+5ast, C.Smith 9+4reb+1ast
Maccabi Haifa: P.Stoll 27+4reb+4ast, G.Mekel 24+3reb+12ast, P.Calathes 19+9reb+4ast, I.Kozikaro 13+5reb+1ast, A.Shoutvin 7+2ast, A.Chubrevich 2+1reb
gschID: 192966


Elizur Ashkelon - Maccabi Rishon 92-80

We should mention about the upset which took place in Ashkelon, where higher ranked Maccabi Rishon (4-4) lost to tenth ranked Ironi Ashkelon (3-5) in a road game 80-92 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 7 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 92-80. Ironi Ashkelon made 23-of-26 free shots (88.5 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American swingman Julien Mills (193-85, college: Ball St.) who had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field). His fellow American import forward Marcus Dove (206-85, college: Oklahoma St.) chipped in 19 points and 7 rebounds. Ironi Ashkelon's coach Adi Azulay allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the other side the best for losing team was Jamaican-American power forward Adrian Uter (200-84, college: Hofstra, agency: Gross Zeev ISA) who recorded 16 points and 8 rebounds and American point guard Willie Warren (193-89, college: Oklahoma, agency: Interperformances) added 18 points respectively. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. The victory was the third consecutive win for Ironi Ashkelon. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Bnei Hasharon. Loser Maccabi Rishon dropped to the seventh position with four games lost. Ironi Ashkelon will face Bnei Hasharon (#8) in Hod Hasharon in the next round.
Top scorers:
Elizur Ashkelon: J.Mills 24+10reb+3ast, M.Dove 19+7reb+2ast, M.Perry 18+1reb+4ast, G.Porat 16+7reb, M.Moore 13+6reb+4ast, G.Mossinzon 2+1reb+1ast
Maccabi Rishon: W.Warren 18+3reb+2ast, A.Uter 16+8reb+3ast, N.Hanochi 12+3ast, J.Wright 11+6reb+1ast, L.Jones 10+2reb+1ast, S.Dawson 7+2reb
gschID: 192963


Hapoel Eilat - Maccabi Ashdod 83-73

There was no surprise when 12th ranked Maccabi Ashdod (1-7) was defeated on the road by third ranked Hapoel Eilat (7-2) 83-73 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 3 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 83-73. Hapoel Eilat shot 19 for 27 from the free-throw line, while Maccabi Ashdod only scored three points from the stripe. Hapoel Eilat had a 32-18 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The game was dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was guard Scotty Hopson (200-89, college: Tennessee) who scored 20 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Forward Jerome Tillman (198-87, college: Ohio, agency: KMG Sports Management) chipped in 15 points and 8 rebounds. Four Hapoel Eilat players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Mardy Collins (198-84, college: Temple) who recorded 25 points and 4 steals and forward Diamon Simpson (201-87, college: St.Mary's, CA) added 14 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. The victory was the third consecutive win for Hapoel Eilat. They moved-up to second place. Maccabi Ashdod lost their third game in a row. They stay at the bottom position with seven games lost. Hapoel Eilat will face Bnei Hasharon (#8) in Hod Hasharon in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Maccabi Ashdod will play on the road against Maccabi Rishon (#7) in Rishon Le-Zion.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Eilat: S.Hopson 20+9reb+5ast, A.Freeman 17+3reb+2ast, J.Tillman 15+8reb+3ast, E.Holman 10+12reb+1ast, A.Nissim 8+1reb+2ast, E.Skverer 6
Maccabi Ashdod: M.Collins 25+3reb+3ast, D.Simpson 14+7reb+1ast, D.Hagag 9+4reb+3ast, M.Mizrahi 8+5reb+2ast, J.Skeen 6+2reb, D.Gor Arie 6+1reb
gschID: 192962


Hapoel T-A - Hapoel Holon 88-86

The most exciting game of round 9 in the Winner League took place in Tel-Aviv. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 8th ranked Hapoel Holon (3-6) to fifth ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (5-4) 88-86 on Sunday evening. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 32-22. But Hapoel Holon won third quarter 22-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hapoel Tel-Aviv dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Hapoel Holon's 42. The best player for the winners was American point guard Demontez Stitt (186-89, college: Clemson) who scored 20 points and 6 rebounds (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). International Bar Timor (190-92, agency: Avi Zilberman) chipped in 16 points and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Jerome Dyson (191-87, college: Connecticut) who recorded 30 points and 5 assists and the other American import forward Tyler Smith (201-86, college: Tennessee) added 13 points and 13 rebounds respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Hapoel Tel-Aviv moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hapoel J-M and Netanya. Hapoel Holon lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the tenth position with six games lost. Hapoel Tel-Aviv is looking forward to face GreenTops Netanya (#5) at home in the next round. Hapoel Holon will play against Maccabi Rishon (#7) in Rishon Le-Zion and is hoping to prove to their supporters that they can break losing series.
Top scorers:
Hapoel T-A: D.Stitt 20+6reb+3ast, B.Timor 16+3reb+4ast, J.Skjoldebrand 13+3reb+1ast, Y.Shiran 11+3reb+1ast, C.Kelly 11+2reb+2ast, J.Allen 9+6reb
Hapoel Holon: J.Dyson 30+2reb+5ast, L.Hill 16+6reb+1ast, F.Hassell 14+8reb, T.Smith 13+13reb+3ast, Z.Rosen 7+1reb, S.Harush 5+4reb
gschID: 192961


  




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