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Winner League Standings
 1. Maccabi T-A 14-5 
 2. Hapoel Holon 13-6 
 3. Bnei Hertzeliyya 12-7 
 4. Hapoel Eilat 12-8 
 5. Hapoel J-M 11-9 
 6. Hapoel T-A 10-9 
 7. Maccabi Rishon 10-9 
 8. Maccabi Haifa 9-10 
 9. Ironi Nahariya 8-11 
 10. Galil Gilboa 8-11 
 11. Maccabi Ashdod 5-14 
 12. Maccabi K/G 3-16 
Full Standings
Last:2/22/2017
National League Standings
 1. Hapoel B/S 14-6 
 2. Maccabi Raanana 14-6 
 3. Hapoel K/S 13-7 
 4. Hap.R/G Givat. 13-7 
 5. Macc.Rehovot 12-8 
 6. Ironi K-A 12-8 
 7. Ironi Nes-Ziona 11-9 
 8. Maccabi H/H 10-10 
 9. Hapoel Migd.H. 10-10 
 10. Galil Elion 9-11 
 11. Hapoel Afula 9-11 
 12. Hap.Haifa 7-13 
 13. Ramat Hasharon 4-16 
 14. Ironi Ramat Gan 2-18 
Full Standings
Last:2/23/2017
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Elitzur Ironi 13-1 
 2. Maccabi K/M 13-1 
 3. Hapoel Acre 9-5 
 4. Hapoel Maa lot 9-5 
 5. Beitar K/Y 8-6 
 6. Hapoel E/H 6-6 
 7. Hapoel Jat 6-7 
 8. Hapoel Zefat 6-7 
 9. Macc.Hadera 6-7 
 10. Maccabi P/T 6-8 
 11. Wingate Acad. 3-10 
 12. Hapoel Nesher 2-11 
 13. Hapoel L/H 1-13 
South
 1. Maccabi B/Y 11-2 
 2. Elitzur Yavne 10-3 
 3. Maccabi M/A 9-4 
 4. Maccabi M/S 9-4 
 5. Elitzur Ramla 8-5 
 6. Ironi K/O 6-7 
 7. Elitzur Ashkelon 5-8 
 8. Hapoel H/A 5-8 
 9. Hapoel H/M 5-8 
 10. Hapoel Lod 5-8 
 11. Hapoel B/T 4-9 
 12. Elitzur Macc. A 0-13 
Last:2/9/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 Real Madrid 18-5 
 2 CSKA 17-6 
 3 Olympiacos 16-7 
 4 Fenerbahce 15-8 
 5 Panathinaikos 14-9 
 6 Crvena Zvezda 13-10 
 7 Anadolu Efes 12-11 
 8 Baskonia 12-11 
 9 Darussafaka 11-12 
 10 Zalgiris 10-13 
 11 FC Barcelona 9-14 
 12 Brose Bask. 8-15 
 13 Maccabi T-A 8-15 
 14 EA7 Armani 7-16 
 15 Galatasaray 7-16 
 16 Unics 7-16 
Last:2/24/2017
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: 23.4
 1. Lyons, Hapoel T-A23.4 
 2. Wyatt, Hapoel H.18.8 
 3. Milbourne, Hapoel E.17.8 
 4. Tucker, Hapoel T-A17.1 
 5. Siggers, Galil Gilboa17.0 
 6. Holloway, Galil G.16.3 
 7. Simhon, Maccabi Haifa15.6 
 8. Goudelock, Maccabi .15.3 
 9. Griffin, Galil Gilboa15.3 
 10. Dawson, Maccabi .15.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Karam MASHOUR
  Bnei H.
  (198-F-91)
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Mashour, Bnei H.9.9 
 2. Atkins, Hapoel Holon9.3 
 3. Adrien, Bnei H.9.1 
 4. Holloway, Galil G.8.6 
 5. Singleton, Maccabi .8.0 
 6. Williams, Hapoel T.7.7 
 7. Cohen, Maccabi .7.7 
 8. Carmichael, Maccabi .7.4 
 9. Bowman, Maccabi .7.3 
 10. Howell, Hapoel T-A7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Gregory VARGAS
  Maccabi .
  (180-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.1
 1. Vargas, Maccabi .7.1 
 2. Lyons, Hapoel T-A6.3 
 3. Blatt, Hapoel T-A6.2 
 4. Henry, Hapoel Eilat6.0 
 5. Kitchen, Ironi N.5.7 
 6. Mekel, Maccabi T-A5.1 
 7. Taylor, Hapoel Holon4.9 
 8. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .4.8 
 9. Perez Kaufma., Maccabi .4.7 
 10. Ewing, Maccabi .4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Justin CARTER
  Maccabi .
  (193-G/F-87)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Carter, Maccabi .2.4 
 2. Shuchman, Galil G.2.2 
 3. Howell, Hapoel T-A1.9 
 4. Kinsey, Hapoel J-M1.9 
 5. Perez Kaufma., Maccabi .1.9 
 6. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .1.9 
 7. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.8 
 8. Holloway, Galil G.1.7 
 9. Workman, Maccabi .1.7 
 10. Ben-Zvi, Galil G.1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Reginald BUCKNER
  Hapoel Eilat
  (206-F-91)
  Avg: 2
 1. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat2.0 
 2. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.7 
 3. Segev, Maccabi T-A1.7 
 4. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.5 
 5. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.3 
 6. Adrien, Bnei H.1.3 
 7. Chubrevich, Hapoel H.1.1 
 8. Mitchell, Maccabi .1.1 
 9. Dawson, Maccabi .1.0 
 10. Kelly, Maccabi K/G0.9 
Player of the Week

 Mark Lyons
  Hapoel T-A
  ( 185-PG-89 )
  

 Evan Yates
  Macc.Rehovot
  ( 198-F-111-91 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 21 (Regular Season)

Maccabi K/G Mar.5 Ironi Nahari 55%
Galil Gilboa Mar.5 Maccabi T-A 70%
Hapoel T-A 76% Mar.5 Macc.Ashdod
Hap.Holon 67% Mar.5 Bnei Hertzel
Macc.Rishon 54% Mar.5 Macc.Haifa
Hap.Eilat 72% Mar.5 Hapoel J-M
Next Round Schedule

Round 21 (Regular Season)

Ironi Ramat Feb.28 Ironi Nes-Zi 75%
Hap.Afula 53% Feb.28 Hap.R/G Giv
Hapoel K/S 66% Feb.28 Galil Elion
Hap.Haifa Feb.28 Macc.Raanana 80%
Macc.Rehovot 54% Feb.28 Hapoel B/S
Maccabi H/H 76% Feb.28 Ramat Hashar
Hap.Migd.H. Feb.28 Ironi K-A 56%
Next Round Schedule

Round 24 (Regular Season)

Crvena Zvezd 74% Mar.3 Brose Bask.
Darussafaka Mar.3 Panathinaiko 55%
FC Barcelona Mar.3 CSKA 70%
Unics Mar.3 Anadolu Efes 65%
Galatasaray Mar.2 Real Madrid 83%
Baskonia 62% Mar.2 EA7 Armani
Maccabi T-A Mar.2 Olympiacos 74%
Zalgiris Mar.2 Fenerbahce 51%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Lokomotiv 71% Feb.28 Zenit
B.Muenchen 84% Feb.28 Unicaja
Hapoel J-M 57% Feb.28 Gran Canaria
Valencia 76% Feb.28 Khimky
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (1/8 Finals)

Pinar Karsiy Mar.1 Besiktas 55%
Ludwigsburg Mar.1 Neptunas 63%
Banco di Srd 63% Mar.1 Le Mans
Aris Mar.1 ASVEL 62%
Umana VE 51% Mar.1 Scandone AV
EWE Baskets 60% Feb.28 Banvit BK
AEK Athens 57% Feb.28 Monaco
PAOK Feb.28 Iberostar Te 52%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Cibona 50% Mar.8 Chalon
Enisey 59% Mar.8 Oostende
Usak Mar.8 Nanterre 96%
Telekom Bsk 99% Mar.8 Ironi Nahari
Winner League Round 15 of Regular Season - Jan 28, 2013


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The biggest surprise of round 15 in Winner League was guest Maccabi Rishon's (7-8) road victory over 7th ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (6-9) 69-60 on Monday evening. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 6-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 69-60. The best player for the winners was American point guard Willie Warren (193-89, college: Oklahoma, agency: Interperformances) who scored 25 points. His fellow American import forward Julian Wright (203-87, college: Kansas) chipped in 15 points and 11 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American Curtis Kelly (205-88, college: Kansas St.) who recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocks. Maccabi Rishon moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Bnei Hasharon. Newly promoted Hapoel Tel-Aviv dropped to the eighth position with nine games lost. They share it with Maccabi Ashdod. Maccabi Rishon is looking forward to face higher ranked GreenTops Netanya (#5) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Hapoel Tel-Aviv will play against Maccabi Haifa and is hoping to win this game.
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Tel-Aviv. First ranked Maccabi T-A faced 3rd placed Maccabi Haifa. Host Maccabi T-A (14-1) defeated guests from Haifa (9-6) 76-64. It was a good game for American-Polish guard David Logan (185-82, college: Indianapolis) who led his team to a victory with 18 points. Lior Eliyahu contributed with 18 points and 4 assists for the winners. American-Greek swingman Pat Calathes (208-85, college: St.Joseph's) answered with 14 points and 8 rebounds for Maccabi Haifa. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Maccabi T-A have an impressive series of twelve victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 14-1 record. Maccabi Haifa at the other side keeps the third position with six games lost. Maccabi T-A 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 Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#9) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Ashdod, where 4th placed Hapoel J-M (8-7) lost to ninth ranked Maccabi Ashdod (6-9) in a road game 78-95 on Monday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Hapoel J-M. The game was dominated by American players. It was a great evening for Mardy Collins who led his team to a victory scoring 18 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. The best for the losing side was Josh Duncan with 13 points and 9 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Maccabi Ashdod moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Hapoel T-A. Loser Hapoel J-M keeps the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Netanya. Maccabi Ashdod will meet Ironi Ashkelon (#10) on the road in the next round. Hapoel J-M will play against Bnei Hasharon (#7) in Hod Hasharon and hope to secure a win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Netanya. Local GreenTops Netanya (8-7) outscored 9th ranked Ironi Ashkelon (5-10) 97-69. The game was also dominated by American players. It was a quality performance for Ramel Bradley who led the winners and scored 27 points and 7 assists. GreenTops Netanya's coach Danny Franco felt very confident that he used entire bench saving starting five for next games. GreenTops Netanya moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hapoel J-M. Ironi Ashkelon lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the tenth position with ten games lost. GreenTops Netanya's next round opponent will be Maccabi Rishon (#6) in Rishon Le-Zion. Ironi Ashkelon will play at home against Maccabi Ashdod (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last two games of round 15 Hapoel Holon was crushed by Bnei Hasharon in Hod Hasharon 103-77. Hapoel Eilat beat Galil Gilboa at home 79-66.
The best stats of 15th round was 32 points by Romel Beck of Bnei Hasharon.


Maccabi Ashdod - Hapoel J-M 95-78

We should mention about the upset which took place in Ashdod, where 4th placed Hapoel J-M (8-7) lost to ninth ranked Maccabi Ashdod (6-9) in a road game 78-95 on Monday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Hapoel J-M. The game was mostly controlled by Maccabi Ashdod. Hapoel J-M managed to win fourth quarter 25-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Maccabi Ashdod made 20-of-25 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Maccabi Ashdod outrebounded Hapoel J-M 34-20 including 23 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The game was dominated by American players. It was a great evening for guard Mardy Collins (198-84, college: Temple) who led his team to a victory scoring 18 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Guard Austin Freeman (190-89, college: Georgetown) helped adding 19 points and 5 rebounds. The best for the losing side was Josh Duncan (203-86) with 13 points and 9 rebounds and forward Craig Smith (201-83, college: Boston Coll.) scored 17 points. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Maccabi Ashdod moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Hapoel T-A. Loser Hapoel J-M keeps the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Netanya. Maccabi Ashdod will meet Ironi Ashkelon (#10) on the road in the next round. Hapoel J-M will play against Bnei Hasharon (#7) in Hod Hasharon and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Maccabi Ashdod: A.Freeman 19+5reb+1ast, M.Collins 18+7reb+6ast, J.Skeen 17+5reb+2ast, M.Mizrahi 16+1reb, D.Simpson 12+8reb+1ast, D.Hagag 10+3reb+9ast
Hapoel J-M: C.Smith 17+4reb, J.Pullen 14+4ast, J.Duncan 13+9reb, R.Limonad 13+3reb+2ast, C.Fells 10+1reb+1ast, M.Tapiro 5+1reb+5ast
gschID: 193000


Hapoel T-A - Maccabi Rishon 60-69

The biggest surprise of round 15 in Winner League was guest Maccabi Rishon's (7-8) road victory over 7th ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (6-9) 69-60 on Monday evening. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 6-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 69-60. The best player for the winners was American point guard Willie Warren (193-89, college: Oklahoma, agency: Interperformances) who scored 25 points. His fellow American import forward Julian Wright (203-87, college: Kansas) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American Curtis Kelly (205-88, college: Kansas St.) who recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocks and naturalized Swedish power forward Jonathan Skjoldebrand (204-83, agency: Ronsport) added 11 points and 9 rebounds respectively. Maccabi Rishon moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Bnei Hasharon. Newly promoted Hapoel Tel-Aviv dropped to the eighth position with nine games lost. They share it with Maccabi Ashdod. Maccabi Rishon is looking forward to face higher ranked GreenTops Netanya (#5) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Hapoel Tel-Aviv will play against Maccabi Haifa and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Maccabi Rishon: W.Warren 25+1reb+2ast, J.Wright 15+11reb, N.Cohen 8+6reb, L.Jones 8+2reb+4ast, A.Uter 6+9reb+1ast, N.Hanochi 4+7reb+2ast
Hapoel T-A: C.Kelly 20+12reb+1ast, D.Stitt 12+6reb+1ast, J.Skjoldebrand 11+9reb+2ast, M.Naor 9+5reb, J.Nir 4, G.Eytan 2+4reb+2ast
gschID: 192997


Netanya - Elizur Ashkelon 97-69

The game with biggest result difference took place in Netanya. Local GreenTops Netanya (8-7) outscored 9th ranked Ironi Ashkelon (5-10) 97-69. It looked good early as Ironi Ashkelon took an 6-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then GreenTops Netanya had a 28-9 second period charge getting the lead and Ironi Ashkelon was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 69-97. GreenTops Netanya players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. The game was also dominated by American players. It was a quality performance for guard Ramel Bradley (188-85) who led the winners and scored 27 points and 7 assists. Swingman Deron Washington (201-85, college: Virginia Tech) accounted for 22 points and 10 rebounds for the winning side. GreenTops Netanya's coach Danny Franco felt very confident that he used entire bench saving starting five for next games. Forward Marcus Dove (206-85, college: Oklahoma St.) came up with 16 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists and guard Marcus Moore (198-80, college: Washington St., agency: Laszlo Vinko Group) added 14 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Ironi Ashkelon in the defeat. Five GreenTops Netanya and four Ironi Ashkelon players scored in double figures. GreenTops Netanya moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hapoel J-M. Ironi Ashkelon lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the tenth position with ten games lost. GreenTops Netanya's next round opponent will be Maccabi Rishon (#6) in Rishon Le-Zion. Ironi Ashkelon will play at home against Maccabi Ashdod (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Netanya: R.Bradley 27+1reb+7ast, D.Washington 22+10reb+3ast, M.Killingsworth 20+9reb+2ast, Y.Orland 13+2reb+2ast, R.Morgan 13+5reb+2ast, E.Shulman 2+5ast
Elizur Ashkelon: J.Mitchell 16+5reb+1ast, M.Dove 16+7reb+5ast, M.Moore 14+5reb+3ast, G.Porat 11+3reb+2ast, O.Shaashoua 9+4reb+2ast, D.Shamriz 3+1reb
gschID: 192999


Maccabi T-A - Maccabi Haifa 76-64

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Tel-Aviv. First ranked Maccabi T-A faced 3rd placed Maccabi Haifa. Host Maccabi T-A (14-1) defeated guests from Haifa (9-6) 76-64. The game was mostly controlled by Maccabi T-A. Maccabi Haifa was better in third quarter 23-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Maccabi T-A won last quarter 21-11. They brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. It was a good game for American-Polish guard David Logan (185-82, college: Indianapolis) who led his team to a victory with 18 points. International Lior Eliyahu (206-85) contributed with 18 points and 4 assists for the winners. Four Maccabi T-A players scored in double figures. American-Greek swingman Pat Calathes (208-85, college: St.Joseph's) answered with 14 points and 8 rebounds and American Donta Smith (201-83, college: SE Illinois JC) added 12 points and 4 assists in the effort for Maccabi Haifa. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Maccabi T-A have an impressive series of twelve victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 14-1 record. Maccabi Haifa at the other side keeps the third position with six games lost. Maccabi T-A 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 Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#9) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Maccabi T-A: D.Logan 18+4reb+3ast, L.Eliyahu 18+3reb+4ast, D.Smith 16+5reb+3ast, R.Hickman 10, S.James 6+7reb+2ast, G.Pnini 4+3reb
Maccabi Haifa: P.Calathes 14+8reb+1ast, D.Smith 12+2reb+4ast, P.Stoll 11+2reb+3ast, G.Mekel 8+2reb+1ast, I.Kozikaro 8+6reb+2ast, J.Thomas 6+10reb
gschID: 193002


Bnei Hasharon - Hapoel Holon 103-77

There was no surprise in Hod Hasharon where 11th ranked Hapoel Holon (5-10) was crushed by seventh ranked Bnei Hasharon (7-8) 103-77. The game without a history. Bnei Hasharon led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Bnei Hasharon outrebounded Hapoel Holon 51-37 including a 37-25 advantage in defensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. Bnei Hasharon brought some defensive toughness making 10 blocks. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Jumaine Jones (203-79, college: Georgia) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds. American-Mexican swingman Romel Beck (201-82, college: UNLV, agency: Interperformances) accounted for 32 points for the winning side. Five Bnei Hasharon players scored in double figures. Coach Ariel Beit-Halamy's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play all 12 players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. American forward Frank Hassell (203-88, college: ODU) came up with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 17 rebounds and the other American import guard Jerome Dyson (191-87, college: Connecticut) added 22 points and 4 assists respectively for Hapoel Holon in the defeat. Bnei Hasharon moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Maccabi Rishon. Hapoel Holon at the other side dropped to the bottom position with ten games lost. Bnei Hasharon's next round opponent will be higher ranked Hapoel J-M (#4) in Jerusalem and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Hapoel Holon will play at home against the league's second-placed Hapoel Eilat (#2).
Top scorers:
Bnei Hasharon: R.Beck 32+1reb+3ast, J.Jones 25+10reb+1ast, N.Berkowitz 13+2reb+10ast, D.Caracter 12+20reb, C.Mason 12+10reb+6ast, B.Rice 5+5reb+2ast
Hapoel Holon: J.Dyson 22+3reb+4ast, F.Hassell 17+17reb+1ast, D.Waters 11+6reb+4ast, L.Hill 9+8reb+4ast, Z.Rosen 8+2reb+2ast, S.Harush 6+1reb
gschID: 193001


Hapoel Eilat - Galil Gilboa 79-66

No shocking result in a game when second ranked Hapoel Eilat (10-5) defeated at home 10th ranked Galil Gilboa (5-10) 79-66. The game was mostly controlled by Hapoel Eilat. Galil Gilboa was better in second period 21-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Galil Gilboa 36-23 including a 27-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was an exceptional evening for FYR Macedonian-American point guard Darius Washington (188-85, college: Memphis) who led the winners and scored 20 points and 5 rebounds. American guard Scotty Hopson (200-89, college: Tennessee) accounted for 15 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side. American point guard Kenny Hayes (188-87, college: Miami, OH, agency: Priority Sports) came up with 15 points and 6 assists and international center Yaniv Green (206-80, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) added 12 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Galil Gilboa in the defeat. Four Galil Gilboa players scored in double figures. Galil Gilboa's coach Lior Lubin rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Newly promoted Hapoel Eilat maintains second place with 10-5 record having four points less than leader Maccabi T-A. Galil Gilboa at the other side keeps the tenth position with ten games lost. Hapoel Eilat's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Hapoel Holon (#12) on the road and are hoping to win another game. Galil Gilboa will play against the league's leader Maccabi T-A in Tel-Aviv.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Eilat: D.Washington 20+5reb+1ast, S.Hopson 15+7reb+1ast, A.Nissim 14+1reb+3ast, J.Tillman 9+6reb+1ast, E.Holman 8+10reb, A.Ben-Chimol 5+1reb+4ast
Galil Gilboa: K.Hayes 15+1reb+6ast, D.Yavzuri 12+1reb+4ast, Y.Green 12+6reb+1ast, R.Sanders 10+4reb+2ast, B.Bowman 9+3reb+1ast, M.Watt 8+6reb+1ast
gschID: 192998


  




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