Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
Israel Internationally
Authors:


 
Nir Luna


 
Netanel Dahan

Twitter
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Israeli men basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
Greg Logins's Blog
PLAY PRO IN EUROPE
We can help you
Winner League Standings
 1. Maccabi T-A 12-3 
 2. Hapoel Holon 10-5 
 3. Bnei Hertzeliyya 9-6 
 4. Hapoel J-M 9-6 
 5. Hapoel T-A 8-7 
 6. Maccabi Rishon 8-7 
 7. Maccabi Haifa 7-8 
 8. Ironi Nahariya 7-8 
 9. Hapoel Eilat 7-8 
 10. Maccabi Ashdod 5-10 
 11. Galil Gilboa 5-10 
 12. Maccabi K/G 3-12 
Full Standings
Last:1/23/2017
National League Standings
 1. Hapoel B/S 11-4 
 2. Maccabi Raanana 10-4 
 3. Ironi Nes-Ziona 10-5 
 4. Hap.R/G Givat. 10-5 
 5. Hapoel K/S 9-6 
 6. Macc.Rehovot 8-6 
 7. Hapoel Migd.H. 8-7 
 8. Ironi K-A 8-7 
 9. Hap.Haifa 7-8 
 10. Maccabi H/H 7-8 
 11. Hapoel G/A 6-9 
 12. Galil Elion 5-10 
 13. Ramat Hasharon 3-12 
 14. Ironi Ramat Gan 2-13 
Full Standings
Last:1/23/2017
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Hapoel Jat 3-0 
 2. Elitzur Ironi 3-1 
 3. Hapoel Acre 3-1 
 4. Hapoel Maa lot 3-1 
 5. Maccabi P/T 3-1 
 6. Hapoel E/H 2-1 
 7. Beitar K/Y 2-2 
 8. Macc.Hadera 1-2 
 9. Hapoel Zefat 1-3 
 10. Maccabi K/M 0-1 
 11. Hapoel Nesher 0-3 
 12. Hapoel L/H 0-4 
 13. Wingate Acad. 0-4 
South
 1. Elitzur Yavne 4-0 
 2. Maccabi M/S 4-0 
 3. Ironi K/O 3-1 
 4. Maccabi B/Y 3-1 
 5. Maccabi M/A 3-1 
 6. Elitzur Eto A. 2-2 
 7. Hapoel Lod 2-2 
 8. Elitzur Ashkelon 1-3 
 9. Elitzur Ramla 1-3 
 10. Hapoel H/M 1-3 
 11. Hapoel B/T 0-4 
 12. Hapoel H/A 0-4 
Last:11/19/2016
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 14-4 
 2 Real Madrid 13-5 
 3 Olympiacos 13-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-7 
 5 Fenerbahce 11-7 
 6 Panathinaikos 10-8 
 7 Darussafaka 10-8 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 10-8 
 9 FC Barcelona 8-10 
 10 Anadolu Efes 8-10 
 11 Unics 7-11 
 12 Brose Bask. 7-11 
 13 Maccabi T-A 6-12 
 14 Zalgiris 6-12 
 15 EA7 Armani 5-13 
 16 Galatasaray 5-13 
Last:1/20/2017
Eurocup Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Lokomotiv 3-0 
 2. UCAM Murcia 1-2 
 3. Gran Canaria 1-2 
 4. Fuenlabrada 1-2 
Group F
 1. B.Muenchen 3-0 
 2. Khimky 2-1 
 3. Lietkabelis 1-2 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-3 
Group G
 1. Zenit 2-1 
 2. Hapoel J-M 2-1 
 3. Lietuvos rytas 1-2 
 4. N.Novgorod 1-2 
Group H
 1. Valencia 3-0 
 2. Unicaja 2-1 
 3. ALBA 1-2 
 4. Cedevita 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/19/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-4 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 8-5 
 3 Umana VE 8-5 
 4 Avtodor 6-7 
 5 Oradea 6-7 
 6 Kataja Basket 6-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 6-7 
 8 Khimik 3-10 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 9-4 
 3 Neptunas 9-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-6 
 5 PAOK 6-7 
 6 Usak 4-9 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 4-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Strasbourg 8-5 
 4 Juventus 8-5 
 5 Oostende 5-8 
 6 Cibona 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 AEK Athens 8-5 
 3 Partizan 8-5 
 4 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 5-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-9 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/19/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 5-0 
 2 Gaziantep 4-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-4 
 4 Targu Mures 0-5 
Group L
 1 Demir IBB 4-1 
 2 Antwerp 3-2 
 3 Gravelines 2-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-4 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 4-1 
 2 Vytautas 4-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-4 
 4 Apoel 1-4 
Group N
 1 Nanterre 4-1 
 2 Kormend 3-2 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-4 
Group O
 1 Alba 4-1 
 2 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 3-2 
 3 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-3 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-4 
Group P
 1 Enisey 4-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-2 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Khalif WYATT
  Hapoel H.
  (193-SG-91)
  Avg: 19.7
 1. Wyatt, Hapoel H.19.7 
 2. Tucker, Hapoel T-A18.7 
 3. Milbourne, Hapoel E.17.1 
 4. Siggers, Galil Gilboa16.8 
 5. Taylor, Maccabi .16.2 
 6. Holloway, Galil G.16.1 
 7. Williams, Hapoel T.15.9 
 8. Simhon, Maccabi Haifa15.6 
 9. Goudelock, Maccabi .15.5 
 10. Griffin, Galil Gilboa15.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Darion ATKINS
  Hapoel Holon
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 9.7
 1. Atkins, Hapoel Holon9.7 
 2. Mashour, Bnei H.9.5 
 3. Adrien, Bnei H.9.1 
 4. Williams, Hapoel T.8.8 
 5. Holloway, Galil G.8.5 
 6. Singleton, Maccabi .8.0 
 7. Iverson, Maccabi .7.3 
 8. Cohen, Maccabi .7.2 
 9. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat7.1 
 10. Gates, Ironi N.6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Gregory VARGAS
  Maccabi .
  (180-PG-86)
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Vargas, Maccabi .8.7 
 2. Teague, Ironi N.7.3 
 3. Blatt, Hapoel T-A6.3 
 4. Kitchen, Ironi N.6.2 
 5. Lyons, Hapoel T-A6.0 
 6. Henry, Hapoel Eilat5.9 
 7. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .5.3 
 8. Ewing, Maccabi .5.1 
 9. Perez Kaufma., Maccabi .4.7 
 10. Mekel, Maccabi T-A4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Justin CARTER
  Maccabi .
  (193-G/F-87)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Carter, Maccabi .2.5 
 2. Shuchman, Galil G.2.3 
 3. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .2.2 
 4. Perez Kaufma., Maccabi .1.9 
 5. Ziv, Maccabi .1.9 
 6. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.9 
 7. Ben-Zvi, Galil G.1.9 
 8. Taylor, Maccabi .1.9 
 9. Howell, Hapoel T-A1.9 
 10. DiBartolomeo, Maccabi .1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Reginald BUCKNER
  Hapoel Eilat
  (206-F-91)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat2.1 
 2. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.8 
 3. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.5 
 4. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.3 
 5. Adrien, Bnei H.1.3 
 6. Chubrevich, Hapoel H.1.2 
 7. Blayzer, Maccabi .1.1 
 8. Mitchell, Maccabi .1.1 
 9. Daniels, Hapoel Eilat1.0 
 10. McCrea, Maccabi .0.9 
Player of the Week

 Curtis Kelly
  Maccabi K/G
  ( 205-PF-115-88 )
  

 Jaraun Burrows
  Hap.Haifa
  ( 203-F-100-85 )
  
Israeli men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 Euroleague:
 Eurocup:
 FIBA Europe Cup:
 Bb Cham.League:

Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

Maccabi K/G Jan.29 Hap.Eilat 54%
Ironi Nahari 65% Jan.29 Macc.Haifa
Bnei Hertzel 55% Jan.29 Hapoel T-A
Galil Gilboa Jan.29 Macc.Rishon 63%
Maccabi T-A 89% Jan.29 Macc.Ashdod
Hapoel J-M 61% Jan.29 Hap.Holon
Next Round Schedule

Round 17 (Regular Season)

Ironi Ramat Jan.31 Macc.Raanana 90%
Hapoel K/S 55% Jan.31 Hap.R/G Giv
Galil Elion Jan.31 Ironi K-A 63%
Hap.Haifa Jan.31 Hapoel B/S 66%
Maccabi H/H 65% Jan.31 Hapoel G/A
Ironi Nes-Zi 89% Jan.31 Ramat Hashar
Hap.Migd.H. 56% Jan.31 Macc.Rehovot
Macc.Rehovot Jan.28 Macc.Raanana 58%
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes Jan.25 Darussafaka 61%
Brose Bask. Jan.25 Real Madrid 78%
EA7 Armani Jan.25 Olympiacos 78%
Zalgiris Jan.25 CSKA 83%
Galatasaray 68% Jan.24 Maccabi T-A
Baskonia Jan.24 Crvena Zvezd 53%
Panathinaiko 58% Jan.24 FC Barcelona
Unics Jan.24 Fenerbahce 51%
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Second Stage)

Group E
Fuenlabrada Jan.25 Lokomotiv 84%
UCAM Murcia Jan.25 Gran Canaria 55%
Group F
Khimky 95% Jan.25 Ratiopharm
Lietkabelis Jan.25 B.Muenchen 86%
Group G
Hapoel J-M 58% Jan.25 Zenit
Lietuvos ryt 71% Jan.25 N.Novgorod
Group H
Cedevita Jan.25 ALBA 87%
Valencia 76% Jan.25 Unicaja
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 52%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 64%
Khimik 52% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 59% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 83%
EWE Baskets 77% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 83%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 60% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 60% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 69%
Group E
AEK Athens 82% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 58%
Spirou 65% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep Jan.25 Chalon 56%
Targu Mures Jan.25 Sodertalje 66%
Group L
Demir IBB 71% Jan.25 Gravelines
Prievidza Jan.25 Antwerp 82%
Group M
Vytautas 59% Jan.25 Telekom Bsk
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.25 Nanterre 70%
Apoel 69% Jan.25 Oberwart
Group N
Kormend 81% Jan.25 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
BK Pardubice 60% Jan.25 UBT Cluj Na
Alba 64% Jan.24 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Group P
Groningen 56% Jan.25 Lukoil Acad
Benfica Jan.25 Enisey 95%
Winner League Round 12: Maccabi Haifa is upset by Hapoel Holon - Jan 7, 2013


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET NEWS
  follow us on Facebook Twitter

The most important game in the last round took place in Holon between second ranked Maccabi Haifa (8-4) and tenth ranked Hapoel Holon (4-8) on Monday night. Maccabi Haifa was defeated by Hapoel Holon in a tough game on the road 84-89. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Maccabi Haifa. Maccabi Haifa trailed by 16 points after 3 quarters before a 31-20 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 84-89 at the end of the game. Hapoel Holon made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Strangely Maccabi Haifa outrebounded Hapoel Holon 40-26 including a 21-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American forward Frank Hassell (203-88, college: ODU) who had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds. The other American import forward Tyler Smith (201-86, college: Tennessee) chipped in 8 points and 13 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American-Greek swingman Pat Calathes (208-85, college: St.Joseph's) who recorded a double-double by scoring 21 points and 13 rebounds. Hapoel Holon maintains tenth position with 4-8 record, which they share with Maccabi Ashdod. Maccabi Haifa at the other side keeps the second place with four games lost. They share the position with Hapoel Eilat. Hapoel Holon is looking forward to face Maccabi Ashdod (#11) on the road in the next round. Maccabi Haifa will play against Galil Gilboa (#12) in Rosh Pina and is hoping to win this game.
Leader Maccabi T-A delivered the eleventh victory. This time they beat 5th ranked Hapoel J-M (6-6) 79-71 in Jerusalem. It was a good game for American swingman Devin Smith (196-83, college: Virginia) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks. Lior Eliyahu contributed with 12 points and 4 assists for the winners. Maccabi T-A's coach David Blatt allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American forward Craig Smith (201-83, college: Boston Coll.) replied with 19 points and 5 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) for Hapoel J-M. Maccabi T-A (11-1) have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position. Hapoel J-M at the other side keeps the fifth place with six games lost. They share the position with Maccabi Rishon. Maccabi T-A will play against Ironi Ashkelon (#7) at home in the next round where they are favorite. Hapoel J-M will play against Hapoel Tel-Aviv and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Ashkelon was also quite interesting. Third ranked Hapoel Eilat (8-4) played at the court of 7th ranked Ironi Ashkelon (5-7). Hapoel Eilat did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 103-85 on Sunday. The game was dominated by American players. Worth to mention a great performance of Eli Holman who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 27 points and 11 rebounds (on 12-of-14 shooting from the field). The best for the losing side was Marcus Dove with 28 points and 9 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field). Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Hapoel Eilat moved-up to second place, which they share with Maccabi Haifa. Loser Ironi Ashkelon keeps the seventh position with seven games lost. They share it with Hapoel T-A and Bnei Hasharon. Hapoel Eilat will meet at home Maccabi Rishon (#6) in the next round. Ironi Ashkelon will play against the league's leader Maccabi T-A in Tel-Aviv and hope to secure a win.
A very interesting game took place in Ashdod. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of higher ranked GreenTops Netanya (7-5) to eleventh ranked Maccabi Ashdod (4-8) 88-86 on Monday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of GreenTops Netanya. The game was also dominated by American players. The winners were led by Mike Hall who scored that evening 27 points. Maccabi Ashdod moved-up to tenth place, which they share with Hapoel Holon. GreenTops Netanya at the other side keeps the fourth position with five games lost. Maccabi Ashdod's next round opponent will be Hapoel Holon (#10) at home. GreenTops Netanya will play against Bnei Hasharon (#9) in Hod Hasharon.

In the last two games of round 12 Hapoel T-A was defeated by Bnei Hasharon in Hod Hasharon 94-88. Maccabi Rishon beat Galil Gilboa at home 69-59.


Maccabi Ashdod - Netanya 88-86

A very interesting game took place in Ashdod. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of higher ranked GreenTops Netanya (7-5) to eleventh ranked Maccabi Ashdod (4-8) 88-86 on Monday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of GreenTops Netanya. GreenTops Netanya was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 43-40 second half run of Maccabi Ashdod. The game was also dominated by American players. The winners were led by forward Mike Hall (203-84, college: G.Washington, agency: SportsTalent) who scored that evening 27 points and guard Mardy Collins (198-84, college: Temple) supported him with 21 points and 6 rebounds. Even a double-double of 24 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) by swingman Deron Washington (201-85, college: Virginia Tech) did not help to save the game for GreenTops Netanya. Power forward Marco Killingsworth (203-82, college: Indiana, agency: Avi Zilberman) added 16 points and 5 rebounds. Four Maccabi Ashdod and five GreenTops Netanya players scored in double figures. Maccabi Ashdod moved-up to tenth place, which they share with Hapoel Holon. GreenTops Netanya at the other side keeps the fourth position with five games lost. Maccabi Ashdod's next round opponent will be Hapoel Holon (#10) at home. GreenTops Netanya will play against Bnei Hasharon (#9) in Hod Hasharon.
Top scorers:
Maccabi Ashdod: M.Hall 27+3reb+1ast, M.Collins 21+6reb+3ast, D.Simpson 18+9reb+1ast, J.Skeen 10+5reb+3ast, G.Israeli 8+2reb+3ast, G.Karni 3+1ast
Netanya: D.Washington 24+12reb+6ast, M.Killingsworth 16+5reb+3ast, E.Shulman 15+7ast, Y.Orland 13+5reb+2ast, R.Bradley 11+6reb+7ast, R.Morgan 7+1reb+1ast
gschID: 192981


Hapoel Holon - Maccabi Haifa 89-84

The most important game in the last round took place in Holon between second ranked Maccabi Haifa (8-4) and tenth ranked Hapoel Holon (4-8) on Monday night. Maccabi Haifa was defeated by Hapoel Holon in a tough game on the road 84-89. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Maccabi Haifa. Maccabi Haifa trailed by 16 points after 3 quarters before a 31-20 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 84-89 at the end of the game. Hapoel Holon made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Strangely Maccabi Haifa outrebounded Hapoel Holon 40-26 including a 21-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American forward Frank Hassell (203-88, college: ODU) who had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds. The other American import forward Tyler Smith (201-86, college: Tennessee) chipped in 8 points and 13 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American-Greek swingman Pat Calathes (208-85, college: St.Joseph's) who recorded a double-double by scoring 21 points and 13 rebounds and international point guard Gal Mekel (190-88, college: Wichita St.) added 14 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists respectively. Five Maccabi Haifa players scored in double figures. Hapoel Holon maintains tenth position with 4-8 record, which they share with Maccabi Ashdod. Maccabi Haifa at the other side keeps the second place with four games lost. They share the position with Hapoel Eilat. Hapoel Holon is looking forward to face Maccabi Ashdod (#11) on the road in the next round. Maccabi Haifa will play against Galil Gilboa (#12) in Rosh Pina and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Holon: F.Hassell 24+11reb+1ast, L.Hill 16+2reb+1ast, J.Dyson 13+3reb+1ast, S.Daniel 10+2reb+2ast, S.Harush 9+3reb+2ast, Z.Rosen 9+2reb
Maccabi Haifa: P.Calathes 21+13reb+1ast, D.Smith 18+3reb+4ast, P.Stoll 14+2reb+3ast, G.Mekel 14+5reb+7ast, J.Thomas 14+11reb, I.Kozikaro 2+5reb+1ast
gschID: 192980


Elizur Ashkelon - Hapoel Eilat 85-103

The game in Ashkelon was also quite interesting. Third ranked Hapoel Eilat (8-4) played at the court of 7th ranked Ironi Ashkelon (5-7). Hapoel Eilat did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 103-85 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Hapoel Eilat. Ironi Ashkelon managed to win third quarter 26-24. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hapoel Eilat shot 60.7 percent from the field and made 20-of-23 free shots (87.0 percent) during the game. Hapoel Eilat outrebounded Ironi Ashkelon 30-17. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The game was dominated by American players. Worth to mention a great performance of power forward Eli Holman (208-89, college: Detroit Mercy) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 27 points and 11 rebounds (on 12-of-14 shooting from the field) and guard Scotty Hopson (200-89, college: Tennessee) who added 20 points and 5 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was forward Marcus Dove (206-85, college: Oklahoma St.) with 28 points and 9 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field) and guard Marcus Moore (198-80, college: Washington St., agency: Laszlo Vinko Group) scored 21 points. Five Hapoel Eilat and four Ironi Ashkelon players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Hapoel Eilat moved-up to second place, which they share with Maccabi Haifa. Loser Ironi Ashkelon keeps the seventh position with seven games lost. They share it with Hapoel T-A and Bnei Hasharon. Hapoel Eilat will meet at home Maccabi Rishon (#6) in the next round. Ironi Ashkelon will play against the league's leader Maccabi T-A in Tel-Aviv and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Eilat: E.Holman 27+11reb+3ast, S.Hopson 20+4reb+5ast, J.Tillman 19+6reb+3ast, A.Nissim 19+1reb+5ast, T.Younger 16+4reb+1ast, D.Washington 2+1reb+3ast
Elizur Ashkelon: M.Dove 28+9reb+2ast, M.Moore 21+2reb+2ast, M.Perry 13+1reb+2ast, J.Mills 11+2reb+1ast, D.Shamriz 6, G.Porat 4+2reb+7ast
gschID: 192979


Hapoel J-M - Maccabi T-A 71-79

Leader Maccabi T-A delivered the eleventh victory. This time they beat 5th ranked Hapoel J-M (6-6) 79-71 in Jerusalem. Hapoel J-M was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Maccabi T-A forced 22 Hapoel J-M turnovers. They brought some defensive toughness making 9 blocks. It was a good game for American swingman Devin Smith (196-83, college: Virginia) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks. International Lior Eliyahu (206-85) contributed with 12 points and 4 assists for the winners. Four Maccabi T-A players scored in double figures. Maccabi T-A's coach David Blatt allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American forward Craig Smith (201-83, college: Boston Coll.) replied with 19 points and 5 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) and his fellow American import Josh Duncan (203-86) added 17 points in the effort for Hapoel J-M. Maccabi T-A (11-1) have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position. Hapoel J-M at the other side keeps the fifth place with six games lost. They share the position with Maccabi Rishon. Maccabi T-A will play against Ironi Ashkelon (#7) at home in the next round where they are favorite. Hapoel J-M will play against Hapoel Tel-Aviv and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Maccabi T-A: D.Logan 13+1reb+1ast, L.Eliyahu 12+1reb+4ast, D.Smith 12+10reb+3ast, S.James 10+5reb+1ast, R.Hickman 9+2reb+4ast, S.Landesberg 9+3reb+1ast
Hapoel J-M: C.Smith 19+5reb+1ast, J.Duncan 17+4reb+1ast, C.Fells 14+4reb+1ast, D.Grunfeld 8, J.Pullen 8+3reb+9ast, M.Tapiro 5+2reb+4ast
gschID: 192984


Bnei Hasharon - Hapoel T-A 94-88

There was a minor upset in Hod Hasharon where 6th ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (5-7) was defeated by ninth ranked Bnei Hasharon (5-7) 94-88. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 30-20. But Hapoel Tel-Aviv won second period 20-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The winners were led by American-Mexican swingman Romel Beck (201-82, college: UNLV, agency: Interperformances) who scored that evening 30 points and American guard J.R. Reynolds (188-84, college: Virginia) supported him with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Even 30 points and 8 rebounds by American Curtis Kelly (205-88, college: Kansas St.) did not help to save the game for Hapoel Tel-Aviv. His fellow American import point guard Demontez Stitt (186-89, college: Clemson) added 14 points and 5 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Bnei Hasharon moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Hapoel T-A and Elizur Ashkelon. Hapoel Tel-Aviv lost fourth consecutive game. Bnei Hasharon's next round opponent will be higher ranked GreenTops Netanya (#4) at home and it may be quite challenging game.
Top scorers:
Bnei Hasharon: R.Beck 30+1reb, J.Reynolds 16+5reb+5ast, N.Berkowitz 16+4reb+5ast, J.Jones 12+6reb+3ast, B.Rice 9+3reb+2ast, D.Caracter 6+3reb+2ast
Hapoel T-A: C.Kelly 30+8reb, D.Stitt 14+3reb+5ast, B.Timor 14+4reb+2ast, M.Naor 13+4reb+2ast, G.Eytan 5+3ast, J.Nir 4+2reb
gschID: 192983


Maccabi Rishon - Galil Gilboa 69-59

No shocking result in a game in Rishon Le-Zion where eighth ranked Maccabi Rishon (6-6) defeated bottom-ranked Galil Gilboa (3-9) 69-59. The game was mostly controlled by Maccabi Rishon. Galil Gilboa was better in second period 13-11. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Maccabi Rishon players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. American players dominated the game. The winners were led by forward Julian Wright (203-87, college: Kansas) who scored that evening 15 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals and point guard Lazeric Jones (182-90, college: UCLA) supported him with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Even 15 points and 5 rebounds by guard Rakim Sanders (193-89, college: Fairfield) did not help to save the game for Galil Gilboa. point guard Kenny Hayes (188-87, college: Miami, OH, agency: Priority Sports) added 10 points and 7 rebounds. Maccabi Rishon moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Hapoel J-M. Galil Gilboa at the other side dropped to the bottom position with nine games lost. Maccabi Rishon's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Hapoel Eilat on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Galil Gilboa will play against Maccabi Haifa (#3).
Top scorers:
Maccabi Rishon: J.Wright 15+9reb+4ast, L.Jones 14+5reb+5ast, N.Hanochi 11+8reb+4ast, A.Uter 9+9reb+2ast, O.Solomon 8+8reb, A.Ben David 8+1reb+3ast
Galil Gilboa: R.Sanders 15+5reb+3ast, B.Hunter 10+5reb+1ast, K.Hayes 10+7reb+3ast, J.Smith 9+2ast, D.Yavzuri 6+4reb+4ast, A.Simhon 5+5reb+1ast
gschID: 192982


  




Lior Eliyahu
Winner League Round 15: Hapoel Jerusalem beat Ironi Nahariya by three after a very close game - 2 hours ago
The most exciting game of round 15 in the Winner League took place in Nahariya. This derby game ended with only three-point home defeat of 6th ranked Ironi Nahariya (7-8) to fourth ranked Hapoel Jerusalem (9-6) 81-78 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Ironi Nahariya. The guests trailed by 7 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 81-78. It was a good game for the former...   [read more]

Tyshawn
Taylor
Tyshawn Taylor (ex Maccabi K/G) is a newcomer at Mamak DSI - 3 hours ago
Mamak Belediye Ankara D.S.I. (TBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old American guard Tyshawn Taylor (191-84kg-90, college: Kansas). He played recently at Maccabi Kiryat Gat in Israeli Winner League, but was released by the team earlier this month. In 14 Winner League games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.2ppg, 2.7rpg, 3.9apg and 1.9spg this season. The last season Taylor played at Guaros in Venezuelan LPB where in 28 games he was the best scorer with remarkable 1...   [read more]

Kevinn
Pinkney
Maccabi Haifa inks Kevinn Pinkney, ex Phoenix - 1 day ago
Maccabi Hunter Haifa (Winner League) signed experienced 34-year old American forward Kevinn Pinkney (207-111kg-83, college: Nevada). He played last season at Phoenix in Filipino PBA league. In 9 games he had very impressive stats: 23.4ppg, 13.0rpg, 2.1apg and 1.4bpg. The previous (2015) summer Pinkney played at Bucaneros in Venezuelan LPB where in 26 games he recorded 9.3ppg, 5.6rpg, 1.2apg and 1.3spg in 2015 season. In 2005 he was drafted by Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA) in fifth round (48t...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13
Kevinn Pinkney (ex Phoenix) may join Maccabi Haifa - 2 days ago  
Randle comes back to Hapoel Jerusalem - 3 days ago  
Omri Casspi out with calf injury - 3 days ago  
Taipans sign Tony Mitchell, ex Hapoel Eilat - 4 days ago  
Egor Koulechov's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Israelis playing currently abroad: - 5 days ago  
Israeli National League round 15 best performance: Jaraun Burrows - 5 days ago  
Best players of Israeli Winner League round 14 - 6 days ago  
Olimpico de La Banda lands Greg Logins, ex Ramat Hasharon - 6 days ago  
National League Round 15: #1 Ironi Nes-Ziona is defeated by Hap.R/G Givat. - 6 days ago  
Winner League Round 14: Bnei Hasharon edge Maccabi Rishon by two points - 7 days ago  
Maccabi Kiryat Gat lands Noam Laish - 7 days ago  
Ramat Hasharon tabs Yonatan Rabinowitz - 7 days ago  
Thompson is back at N.Novgorod, ex Hapoel J-M - 7 days ago  
Warren's double-double lands him National League Player of the Week award - 10 days ago  
National League Round 14: Top-ranked Ironi Nes-Ziona wins another game - 11 days ago  
Josh Selby (ex Best Balikesir) joins Maccabi Kiryat Gat - 12 days ago  
Alex Tyus' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Israelis playing currently abroad: - 12 days ago  
Brandon Bowman (ex Spirou) joins Maccabi Kiryat Gat - 12 days ago  
Israeli Winner League round 13 best performance: Landon Milbourne - 13 days ago  
Winner League Round 13: #1 Maccabi T-A is defeated by Hapoel Eilat - 14 days ago  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13

Articles
Interviews
Site Map:
Eurobasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.