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Israeli Basketball (Men)

Winner League Standings
 1. Hapoel J-M 27-6 
 2. Maccabi T-A 24-9 
 3. Maccabi Haifa 19-14 
 4. Ironi Nahariya 18-15 
 5. Hapoel Eilat 17-16 
 6. Maccabi Rishon 16-17 
 7. Bnei Hertzeliyya 15-18 
 8. Hapoel T-A 15-18 
 9. Maccabi Ashdod 14-19 
 10. Hapoel Holon 12-21 
 11. Maccabi K/G 11-22 
 12. Ironi Nes-Ziona 10-23 
Last:5/16/2016
National League Standings
 1. Galil Gilboa 21-5 
 2. Ironi K-A 20-6 
 3. Hapoel B/S 18-8 
 4. Hapoel G/A 18-8 
 5. Ironi Ramat Gan 17-9 
 6. Maccabi Raanana 15-11 
 7. Hapoel K/S 12-14 
 8. Ramat Hasharon 12-14 
 9. Hapoel Migd.H. 11-15 
 10. Hapoel Kazrin 10-16 
 11. Maccabi H/H 10-16 
 12. Hap.R/G Givat. 9-17 
 13. Elitzur Yavne 6-20 
 14. Elitzur Ashkelon 3-23 
Last:4/13/2016
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Hap.Haifa 10-0 
 2. Beitar K/Y 10-2 
 3. Hapoel Acre 9-3 
 4. Hapoel E/Y 9-3 
 5. Hapoel Zefat 7-5 
 6. Hapoel Nesher 6-6 
 7. Maccabi K/M 6-6 
 8. Elitzur K/Y 5-7 
 9. Macc.Hadera 5-7 
 10. Hapoel E/H 4-8 
 11. Hapoel L/H 3-9 
 12. Hapoel H/H 1-11 
 13. Wingate Acad. 1-11 
South
 1. Elitzur Ramla 10-1 
 2. Maccabi B/Y 10-1 
 3. Macc.Rehovot 8-3 
 4. Ironi K/O 6-5 
 5. Maccabi M/A 6-5 
 6. Hapoel Eliat 2 5-6 
 7. Hapoel Lod 5-6 
 8. Maccabi M/S 5-6 
 9. Maccabi P/T 5-6 
 10. Hapoel B/T 3-8 
 11. Elitzur G/S 2-9 
 12. Maccabi T/K 1-10 
Last:1/5/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group E
 1 Fener.Ulker 11-3 
 2 Lokomotiv 9-5 
 3 Panathinaikos 9-5 
 4 Crvena Zvezda 7-7 
 5 Anadolu Efes 7-7 
 6 Darussafaka 5-9 
 7 Unicaja 4-10 
 8 Cedevita 4-10 
Group F
 1 CSKA 10-4 
 2 Laboral Kutxa 9-5 
 3 FC Barcelona 8-6 
 4 Real Madrid 7-7 
 5 Khimky 7-7 
 6 Brose Bask. 7-7 
 7 Olympiacos 6-8 
 8 Zalgiris 2-12 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/8/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group G
 1 B.Muenchen 4-2 
 2 Banvit BK 4-2 
 3 Dominion BB 3-3 
 4 Ratiopharm 1-5 
Group H
 1 Gran Canaria 5-1 
 2 Strasbourg 4-2 
 3 Avtodor 3-3 
 4 Hapoel J-M 0-6 
Group I
 1 EWE Baskets 4-2 
 2 Limoges 3-3 
 3 Valencia 3-3 
 4 PAOK 2-4 
Group J
 1 EA7 Armani 4-2 
 2 ALBA 3-3 
 3 Aris 3-3 
 4 Neptunas 2-4 
Group K
 1 Dolomiti En. TR 4-2 
 2 Karsiyaka 3-3 
 3 Trabzonspor 3-3 
 4 Grissin Bon RE 2-4 
Group L
 1 Zenit 4-2 
 2 Stelmet ZG 3-3 
 3 Ludwigsburg 3-3 
 4 Umana VE 2-4 
Group M
 1 Unics 6-0 
 2 N.Novgorod 3-3 
 3 Maccabi T-A 2-4 
 4 Un.Olimpija 1-5 
Group N
 1 Galatasaray 4-2 
 2 CAI Zaragoza 4-2 
 3 Banco di Srd 3-3 
 4 Szolnok 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/10/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group O
 1. ASVEL 5-1 
 2. Maccabi Rishon 4-2 
 3. Krka 2-4 
 4. Kataja Basket 1-5 
Group P
 1. Ventspils 4-2 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 3-3 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 1-5 
Group Q
 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
Group R
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
Group S
 1. Rovinari 3-3 
 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
Group T
 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
Group U
 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
Group V
 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/3/2016
Points Per Game
 Will CLYBURN
  Hapoel Holon
  (201-F-90)
  Avg: 20.9
 1. Clyburn, Hapoel Ho.20.9 
 2. Thomas, Maccabi19.6 
 3. Garrett, Maccabi18.7 
 4. Tucker, Maccabi18.5 
 5. Delaney, Maccabi18.0 
 6. Monroe, Maccabi16.9 
 7. Limonad, Hapoel T.16.6 
 8. Lyons, Maccabi16.5 
 9. Crawford, Bnei H.15.8 
 10. Gaines, Ironi N.15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Diamon SIMPSON
  Estudian.
  (201-F-87)
  Avg: 10.7
 1. Simpson, Estudian.10.7 
 2. Aminu, Hapoel Eilat10.0 
 3. Howell, Ironi N.9.8 
 4. Monroe, Maccabi9.0 
 5. Killingswort., Mac.8.4 
 6. Clyburn, Hapoel Ho.8.3 
 7. Moser, Hapoel H.7.9 
 8. Singleton, Bnei H.7.9 
 9. Allen, Hapoel T-A7.7 
 10. Solomon, Maccabi7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Gal MEKEL
  Maccabi T-A
  (190-PG-88)
  Avg: 7.1
 1. Mekel, Maccabi T-A7.1 
 2. Berkowitz, Ironi N.6.4 
 3. Vargas, Maccabi6.3 
 4. Garrett, Maccabi6.2 
 5. Reynolds, Hapoel H.6.0 
 6. Naimy, Ironi N.5.7 
 7. Battle, Ventspils5.6 
 8. Lyons, Maccabi4.9 
 9. Delaney, Maccabi4.9 
 10. Smith, Hapoel J-M4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Fuquan EDWIN
  Ironi N.
  (198-G-91)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Edwin, Ironi N.2.8 
 2. Delaney, Maccabi2.5 
 3. Gaines, Ironi N.2.4 
 4. Vargas, Maccabi2.3 
 5. DiBartolomeo, Macc.2.0 
 6. Dawson, Maccabi1.9 
 7. Smith, Hapoel J-M1.9 
 8. Rougeau, Maccabi1.8 
 9. Kane, Hapoel Eilat1.8 
 10. Monroe, Maccabi1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Hamady N'DIAYE
  Bnei H.
  (212-C-87)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. N'Diaye, Bnei H.2.4 
 2. Aminu, Hapoel Eilat1.7 
 3. Gladness, San L.1.6 
 4. Fischer, Hapoel J.1.5 
 5. Simpson, Estudian.1.4 
 6. Randle, Maccabi1.2 
 7. Watt, Ironi N.1.1 
 8. Chubrevich, Maccabi1.1 
 9. Buckner, Maccabi1.1 
 10. Gaffney, Hapoel1.0 
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Game 3 (Quarter-Finals)

Macc.Haifa 64% May.27 Macc.Rishon
Hapoel J-M 81% May.26 Hapoel T-A
Ironi Nahari 62% May.26 Hap.Eilat
Maccabi T-A 76% May.26 Bnei Hertzel
Next Round Schedule

Game 4 (Finals)

Ironi K-A 53% May.24 Galil Gilboa
National League Round 11: Hapoel Afula is defeated by Kiryat Tivon - Jan 1, 2013


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The game between second ranked Hapoel Afula (8-3) and thirteenth ranked Kiryat Tivon (2-9) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Hapoel Afula was defeated by Kiryat Tivon in a tough game in Kiryat Tivon 97-102. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Hapoel Afula. Kiryat Tivon forced 21 Hapoel Afula turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. It was a great evening for swingman Tomer Ber-Aven (196-92) who led his team to a victory with a triple-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. American forward Taylor Darby (203, college: Pepperdine) helped adding 25 points and 10 rebounds. American forward Allen Durham (198-88, college: Grace Bible) responded with a double-double by scoring 32 points and 11 rebounds. Kiryat Tivon maintains thirteenth place with 2-9 record. Hapoel Afula at the other side keeps the second position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Kiryat Tivon are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Maccabi Kiryat Bialik (#14) on the road in the next round. Hapoel Afula will play against the league's second-placed Elitzur Yavne (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Nes Ziyona. First ranked host Ironi Nes-Ziona (10-1) smashed 3rd placed Hod Hasharon (8-3) 89-68. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Hod Hasharon. It was an exceptional evening for American swingman Bilal Benn (196-86, college: Niagara) who led the winners and scored 23 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Tal Michael Dunne accounted for 21 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Nigerian power forward Chukwudinma Odiakosa (203-85, college: Illinois St., agency: N.E.T.) came up with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 15 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) for Hod Hasharon 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 ten victories in a row. They maintain first place with 10-1 record. Hod Hasharon at the other side dropped to the second position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Ironi Nes-Ziona will play against Ironi Nahariya (#5) on the road in the next round. Hod Hasharon will play against Hapoel Kfar Saba and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Kiryat Ata was also quite interesting. Fifth ranked Ironi Nahariya (8-3) played at the court of 6th ranked Ironi Kiryat Ata (6-5). Ironi Nahariya managed to secure a 7-point victory 79-72 on Tuesday. The best player for the winners was Aviram Zelkovits who scored 27 points and 8 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). Chris Watson produced a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds for the hosts. The victory was the third consecutive win for Ironi Nahariya. They moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Ironi Kiryat Ata lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the seventh position with five games lost. Ironi Nahariya will meet at home league's leader Ironi Nes-Ziona in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ironi Kiryat Ata will play against Maccabi K/G (#12) in Kiryat Gat and hope to secure a win.
Fourth ranked Elitzur Yavne (8-3) crushed at home 10th ranked Beer Yaakov (4-7) by 28 points 94-66, which is the biggest margin this round. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Beer Yaakov. Monta McGhee orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Elitzur Yavne's coach felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Elitzur Yavne moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Beer Yaakov at the other side dropped to the ninth position with seven games lost. Elitzur Yavne's next round opponent will be Hapoel Afula (#3) on the road, which may be the game of the day. Beer Yaakov will play against Hapoel Kazrin (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 11: Ironi Ramat Gan won against Hapoel Kazrin on the opponent's court 102-86. Elitzur Ramla outscored Maccabi K/G in a home game 80-52. Hapoel K/S managed to beat Maccabi K/B on the road 90-83.



Ironi K-A - Ironi Nahariya 72-79

The game in Kiryat Ata was also quite interesting. Fifth ranked Ironi Nahariya (8-3) played at the court of 6th ranked Ironi Kiryat Ata (6-5). Ironi Nahariya managed to secure a 7-point victory 79-72 on Tuesday. Ironi Kiryat Ata was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. The best player for the winners was guard Aviram Zelkovits (193-89) who scored 27 points and 8 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). American-Puerto Rican Ramon Clemente (200-85, college: Wichita St., agency: Global Sports Plaza) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds. The former international power forward Chris Watson (200-75, college: Niagara) produced a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds and American point guard Darrin Govens (185-88, college: St.Joseph's) added 15 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for the hosts. The victory was the third consecutive win for Ironi Nahariya. They moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Ironi Kiryat Ata lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the seventh position with five games lost. Ironi Nahariya will meet at home league's leader Ironi Nes-Ziona in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ironi Kiryat Ata will play against Maccabi K/G (#12) in Kiryat Gat and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Ironi K-A: C.Watson 22+12reb+1ast, D.Govens 15+7reb+5ast, I.Clark 9+4reb+5ast, N.Laish 9+1reb, G.Halamish 5+4reb+3ast, I.Nanikashvili 5+3reb+5ast
Ironi Nahariya: A.Zelkovits 27+8reb+1ast, R.Clemente 15+12reb+2ast, N.Golan 13+8reb+3ast, J.Baze 7+1reb+2ast, E.Saudai 6+1reb, R.Pitshon 6+4reb+2ast
gschID: 197810


Elitzur Yavne - Macc.B.Yaakov 94-66

Fourth ranked Elitzur Yavne (8-3) crushed at home 10th ranked Beer Yaakov (4-7) by 28 points 94-66, which is the biggest margin this round. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Beer Yaakov. The game was mostly controlled by Elitzur Yavne. Beer Yaakov was better in fourth quarter 24-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Beer Yaakov 47-36 including a 41-29 advantage in defensive rebounds. American forward Monta McGhee (198-79, college: Lewis, agency: I.D.S. Law) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Ofir Farchi (163-87) contributed with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Five Elitzur Yavne players scored in double figures. Elitzur Yavne's coach felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American swingman Brian Laing (195-85, college: Seton Hall, agency: I.D.S. Law) answered with 30 points and 8 rebounds and the other American import forward Jermaine Hall (196-80, college: Wagner) added 16 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Beer Yaakov. Elitzur Yavne moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Beer Yaakov at the other side dropped to the ninth position with seven games lost. Elitzur Yavne's next round opponent will be Hapoel Afula (#3) on the road, which may be the game of the day. Beer Yaakov will play against Hapoel Kazrin (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Macc.B.Yaakov: B.Laing 30+8reb+2ast, J.Hall 16+9reb+2ast, I.Simin 5+5reb, O.Ida 5+2reb, A.Eliyahu 3+3reb+7ast, Z.Volfer 2+6reb+3ast
Elitzur Yavne: E.Hofman 18+4reb+1ast, O.Farchi 16+5reb+6ast, M.McGhee 16+10reb+4ast, N.Matalon 15+4reb+1ast, Y.Lioutrine 13+6reb, I.Nesterenko 10+8reb
gschID: 197807


Ironi Nes-Ziona - Hod Hasharon 89-68

The game between Top Four teams took place in Nes Ziyona. First ranked host Ironi Nes-Ziona (10-1) smashed 3rd placed Hod Hasharon (8-3) 89-68. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Hod Hasharon. Ironi Nes-Ziona forced 20 Hod Hasharon turnovers. It was an exceptional evening for American swingman Bilal Benn (196-86, college: Niagara) who led the winners and scored 23 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Naturalized Welsh forward Tal Michael Dunne (197-87) accounted for 21 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists for the winning side. Benn is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Nigerian power forward Chukwudinma Odiakosa (203-85, college: Illinois St., agency: N.E.T.) came up with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 15 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) and American guard B.A. Walker (188-84, college: VCU, agency: Pro One Sports) added 24 points respectively for Hod Hasharon 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 ten victories in a row. They maintain first place with 10-1 record. Hod Hasharon at the other side dropped to the second position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Ironi Nes-Ziona will play against Ironi Nahariya (#5) on the road in the next round. Hod Hasharon will play against Hapoel Kfar Saba and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Hod Hasharon: B.Walker 24+3reb, C.Odiakosa 22+15reb+1ast, G.Dotan 8+3reb+3ast, O.Hover 7+4reb, E.Asante Asare 5+6reb+3ast, A.Skverer 2+5reb
Ironi Nes-Ziona: B.Benn 23+6reb+5ast, T.Michael Dunne 21+6reb+6ast, T.Karpels 18+3reb+2ast, R.Zehavian 9+4reb+2ast, E.Engel 6, G.Blair 6+5reb
gschID: 197811


Hapoel Kazrin - Ironi Ramat Gan 86-102

Rather expected game when 9th ranked Hapoel Kazrin (4-7) was defeated at home by seventh ranked Ironi Ramat Gan (7-4) 102-86. They made 16-of-18 charity shots (88.9 percent) during the game. Ironi Ramat Gan shot the lights out from three nailing 12 long-distance shots on high 52.2 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Guard Itay Grinboim (193-85, agency: Avi Zilberman) orchestrated the victory by scoring 28 points and 7 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). The former international power forward Amit Tamir (208-79, college: California) contributed with 24 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Five Ironi Ramat Gan players scored in double figures. Naturalized Russian power forward Anton Kazarnovski (205-85) answered with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 12 rebounds and American guard Lawrence Westbrook (183-88, college: Minnesota) added 21 points in the effort for Hapoel Kazrin. Ironi Ramat Gan moved-up to sixth place. Newly promoted Hapoel Kazrin keeps the ninth position with seven games lost. Ironi Ramat Gan's next round opponent will be Elitzur Ramla (#11) at home which should be theoretically an easy game. Hapoel Kazrin will play against Beer Yaakov and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Kazrin: L.Westbrook 21+4reb+3ast, G.Johnson 20+4reb+1ast, A.Kazarnovski 19+12reb, R.Sabag 7+2reb+3ast, A.Gordon 6+3reb+10ast, S.Salz 5+4ast
Ironi Ramat Gan: I.Grinboim 28+1reb+7ast, A.Tamir 24+8reb+1ast, D.Assaf 19+4reb+9ast, T.Kent 13+7reb, K.Ramsey 10+6reb+3ast, V.Yeremishin 4+1reb
gschID: 197808


Elitzur Ramla - Maccabi K/G 80-52

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when twelfth ranked Elitzur Ramla (3-8) smashed at home 11th ranked Maccabi K/G (3-8) 80-52. They outrebounded Maccabi K/G 41-28 including a 31-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Elitzur Ramla players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. They brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. Americans were the main players on the court. Guard Vernon Teel (193-87, college: Loyola Mary, agency: FCM) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Forward Johndre Jefferson (207-88, college: S.Carolina) contributed with a double-double by scoring 18 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winners. Four Elitzur Ramla players scored in double figures. Forward Lenny Daniel (203-87, college: CS Northridge) answered with 18 points and 8 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) and swingman Akeem Wright (200-84, college: Kansas St.) added 20 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Maccabi K/G. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Elitzur Ramla moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with defeated Maccabi K/G. Elitzur Ramla's next round opponent will be higher ranked Ironi Ramat Gan (#6) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Maccabi K/G: A.Wright 20+6reb+1ast, L.Daniel 18+8reb+1ast, O.Ron 6+1reb+3ast, D.Katzaf 3+1reb, D.Peterson 2+2reb, E.Knafo 1+1reb
Elitzur Ramla: V.Teel 21+11reb+6ast, J.Jefferson 18+13reb+1ast, O.Zinderman 17+6reb+6ast, O.Cohen 12+3reb+4ast, I.Rejwan 8+1reb+1ast, A.Guterman 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 197809


Kiryat Tivon - Hapoel Afula 102-97

The game between second ranked Hapoel Afula (8-3) and thirteenth ranked Kiryat Tivon (2-9) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Hapoel Afula was defeated by Kiryat Tivon in a tough game in Kiryat Tivon 97-102. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Hapoel Afula. Kiryat Tivon forced 21 Hapoel Afula turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. It was a great evening for swingman Tomer Ber-Aven (196-92) who led his team to a victory with a triple-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. American forward Taylor Darby (203, college: Pepperdine) helped adding 25 points and 10 rebounds. American forward Allen Durham (198-88, college: Grace Bible) responded with a double-double by scoring 32 points and 11 rebounds and the other American import guard Anthony Fisher (191-86, agency: Pro One Sports) produced a double-double by scoring 24 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Kiryat Tivon maintains thirteenth place with 2-9 record. Hapoel Afula at the other side keeps the second position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Kiryat Tivon are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Maccabi Kiryat Bialik (#14) on the road in the next round. Hapoel Afula will play against the league's second-placed Elitzur Yavne (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Afula: A.Durham 32+11reb+3ast, A.Fisher 24+8reb+10ast, E.Eliyah 15+8reb+3ast, O.Blayzer 13+9reb+3ast, L.Ariely 11+4reb+2ast, R.Barzilai 2+1reb+2ast
Kiryat Tivon: T.Darby 25+10reb+1ast, S.Farine 23+4reb+8ast, I.Buchman 22+6reb+4ast, T.Ber-Aven 16+10reb+10ast, G.Murray 14+6reb+1ast, N.Levy 2+1reb+3ast
gschID: 197812


Maccabi K/B - Hapoel K/S 83-90

Not a big story in a game when 14th ranked Maccabi Kiryat Bialik (1-10) was defeated at home by eighth ranked Hapoel Kfar Saba (5-6) 90-83. The guests were ahead by 12 points but lost the second period ending it with a 2-point deficit before their 29-20 run, which allowed them to win the game. Hapoel Kfar Saba outrebounded Maccabi Kiryat Bialik 43-31 including a 30-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. American forward Adam Constantine (206-88, college: Elon) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 8 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Adam McCoy (195-86, college: N.Texas) contributed with 17 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Four Hapoel Kfar Saba players scored in double figures. American forward Dallis Joyner (201-90, college: Stony Brook) answered with 22 points and 8 rebounds and naturalized American Sean Labanowski (205-92) added 20 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Maccabi Kiryat Bialik. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Hapoel Kfar Saba maintains eighth place with 5-6 record. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik lost their fourth game in a row. They stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Hapoel Kfar Saba's next round opponent will be higher ranked Hod Hasharon (#4) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik will play against Kiryat Tivon (#13) in Kiryat Tivon and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Maccabi K/B: D.Joyner 22+8reb+3ast, Z.Tavor 21+1reb+1ast, S.Labanowski 20+7reb+2ast, M.Alexander 8+5reb+2ast, M.Shamis 7+4reb+3ast, E.Gtoe 3+4reb
Hapoel K/S: A.Constantine 20+8reb+3ast, A.Harush 18+4reb+1ast, R.Elbaz 17+3reb+2ast, A.McCoy 17+9reb+2ast, H.Karni 9+13reb+1ast, E.Rotemberg 6+2reb+1ast
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