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Winner League Standings
 1. Maccabi T-A 11-3 
 2. Hapoel Holon 9-5 
 3. Bnei Hertzeliyya 9-5 
 4. Hapoel J-M 8-6 
 5. Hapoel T-A 8-6 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 7-7 
 7. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 8. Maccabi Haifa 6-8 
 9. Hapoel Eilat 6-8 
 10. Maccabi Ashdod 5-9 
 11. Galil Gilboa 5-9 
 12. Maccabi K/G 3-11 
Full Standings
Last:1/16/2017
National League Standings
 1. Hapoel B/S 11-4 
 2. Ironi Nes-Ziona 10-5 
 3. Hap.R/G Givat. 10-5 
 4. Maccabi Raanana 9-4 
 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 7-7 
 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:1/18/2017
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 12-5 
 3 Olympiacos 12-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-6 
 5 Fenerbahce 11-7 
 6 Panathinaikos 10-8 
 7 Crvena Zvezda 10-8 
 8 Darussafaka 9-8 
 9 FC Barcelona 8-10 
 10 Anadolu Efes 8-10 
 11 Unics 7-10 
 12 Brose Bask. 7-11 
 13 Zalgiris 6-11 
 14 Maccabi T-A 6-12 
 15 EA7 Armani 5-13 
 16 Galatasaray 5-13 
Last:1/19/2017
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: 19.9
 1. Wyatt, Hapoel H.19.9 
 2. Tucker, Hapoel T-A19.1 
 3. Taylor, Maccabi .17.3 
 4. Milbourne, Hapoel E.16.9 
 5. Goudelock, Maccabi .16.8 
 6. Williams, Hapoel T.16.5 
 7. Siggers, Galil Gilboa16.4 
 8. Holloway, Galil G.16.1 
 9. Griffin, Galil Gilboa15.3 
 10. Brown, Ironi N.15.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Darion ATKINS
  Hapoel Holon
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Atkins, Hapoel Holon9.6 
 2. Mashour, Bnei H.9.3 
 3. Adrien, Bnei H.9.3 
 4. Williams, Hapoel T.9.2 
 5. Holloway, Galil G.8.5 
 6. Singleton, Maccabi .8.0 
 7. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat7.4 
 8. Gates, Ironi N.7.2 
 9. Cohen, Maccabi .7.2 
 10. Iverson, Maccabi .7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Marquis TEAGUE
  Ironi N.
  (188-PG-93)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Teague, Ironi N.7.3 
 2. Blatt, Hapoel T-A6.2 
 3. Henry, Hapoel Eilat6.1 
 4. Kitchen, Ironi N.5.4 
 5. Ewing, Maccabi .5.3 
 6. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .5.1 
 7. Perez Kaufma., Maccabi .4.7 
 8. Mekel, Maccabi T-A4.7 
 9. Weems, Maccabi T-A4.6 
 10. Timor, Hapoel J-M4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Joaquin SHUCHMAN
  Galil G.
  (191-PG-95)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Shuchman, Galil G.2.5 
 2. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .2.1 
 3. Carter, Maccabi .2.0 
 4. Taylor, Maccabi .2.0 
 5. Ben-Zvi, Galil G.1.9 
 6. Perez Kaufma., Maccabi .1.9 
 7. Kinsey, Hapoel J-M1.9 
 8. Ziv, Maccabi .1.9 
 9. Ewing, Maccabi .1.9 
 10. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Eric GRIFFIN
  Galil Gilboa
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.9 
 2. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat1.9 
 3. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.5 
 4. Adrien, Bnei H.1.3 
 5. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.3 
 6. Chubrevich, Hapoel H.1.2 
 7. Blayzer, Maccabi .1.2 
 8. Holloway, Galil G.0.9 
 9. Mitchell, Maccabi .0.9 
 10. Singleton, Maccabi .0.9 
Player of the Week

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

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  Hap.Haifa
  ( 203-F-100-85 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Macc.Ashdod 59% Jan.22 Hap.Holon
Ironi Nahari 59% Jan.22 Hapoel J-M
Galil Gilboa Jan.22 Macc.Haifa 58%
Macc.Rishon 51% Jan.22 Maccabi K/G
Maccabi T-A 57% Jan.22 Hapoel T-A
Hap.Eilat Jan.22 Bnei Hertzel 52%
Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

Hap.R/G Giv 91% Jan.24 Ironi Ramat
Hapoel G/A 51% Jan.24 Hap.Migd.H.
Hap.Haifa Jan.24 Maccabi H/H 55%
Macc.Rehovot 52% Jan.24 Hapoel K/S
Macc.Raanana 52% Jan.24 Ironi Nes-Zi
Ramat Hashar 50% Jan.24 Galil Elion
Hapoel B/S 71% Jan.24 Ironi K-A
Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

Darussafaka 58% Jan.20 Unics
Olympiacos 62% Jan.20 Baskonia
Zalgiris Jan.20 Real Madrid 80%
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%
National League Round 15: No surprise as #1 Ironi Nes-Ziona defeats Beer Yaakov - Jan 30, 2013


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National League top team - Ironi Nes-Ziona (13-2) added another victory to their record on Tuesday. This time they beat tenth ranked Beer Yaakov (5-10) 87-80. Beer Yaakov was trailing by 5 points at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 34-25 charge of Ironi Nes-Ziona, which allowed them to win the game. They also forced 22 Beer Yaakov turnovers and outrebounded them 44-33 including a 20-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. 24 personal fouls committed by Beer Yaakov helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Americans were the main players on the court. It was a great evening for power forward Gabe Blair (203-87, college: Wichita St.) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 18 rebounds. Swingman Bilal Benn (196-86, college: Niagara) helped adding 14 points, 16 rebounds and 8 assists. The best for the losing side was guard Joshua Alexander (193-87, college: SF Austin) with 22 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Ironi Nes-Ziona have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 13-2 record. Beer Yaakov at the other side dropped to the ninth position with ten games lost. They share it with Hapoel K/S and Elitzur Ramla. Ironi Nes-Ziona are looking forward to face Hapoel Afula (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Beer Yaakov will play against Hod Hasharon (#5) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
The game in Ramat Gan was also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Hod Hasharon (11-4) played at the court of 7th ranked Ironi Ramat Gan (8-7). Hod Hasharon defeated Ironi Ramat Gan 92-82. It was an exceptional evening for Nigerian power forward Chukwudinma Odiakosa (203-85, college: Illinois St., agency: N.E.T.) who led the winners and scored 19 points and 8 rebounds. Eran Asante Asare accounted for 16 points and 7 rebounds. Guard Itay Grinboim (193-85, agency: Avi Zilberman) came up with 19 points and 6 assists for Ironi Ramat Gan in the defeat. Hod Hasharon moved-up to third place, which they share with Elitzur Yavne and Hapoel Afula. Ironi Ramat Gan lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with seven games lost. Hod Hasharon will play against Beer Yaakov (#10) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Ironi Ramat Gan will play against the league's second-placed Ironi Nahariya and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Fourth ranked Elitzur Yavne (11-4) beat at home 9th ranked Hapoel Kfar Saba (5-10) by 12 points 98-86, which is the biggest margin this round on Tuesday night. The best player for the winners was Brian Laing who scored 28 points and 7 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Adam McCoy who recorded 35 points (!!!). Elitzur Yavne have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Hod Hasharon and Hapoel Afula. Hapoel Kfar Saba lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with ten games lost. They share it with Elitzur Ramla and Macc.B.Yaakov. Elitzur Yavne will meet Hapoel Kazrin (#8) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Hapoel Kfar Saba will play against Maccabi K/G in Kiryat Gat and hope to secure a win.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 15: Hapoel Kazrin won against Kiryat Tivon on the opponent's court 87-83. Bottom-ranked Maccabi K/B unfortunately lost to Elitzur Ramla in a home game 79-87. Ironi K-A recorded a loss to Hapoel Afula on the road 76-83. Maccabi K/G was defeated by Ironi Nahariya on its own court 95-99.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 24 points and 12 rebounds by Johndre Jefferson of Elitzur Ramla.


Kiryat Tivon - Hapoel Kazrin 83-87

Very expected game when 12th ranked Kiryat Tivon (4-11) was defeated at home by eighth ranked Hapoel Kazrin (7-8) 87-83 on Tuesday. The guests trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 30-24 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Hapoel Kazrin had a 34-19 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward Gary Johnson (198-88, college: Texas) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 20 rebounds. Naturalized Russian power forward Anton Kazarnovski (205-85) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Taylor Darby (203, college: Pepperdine) who recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points and 11 rebounds and naturalized Canadian guard Simon Farine (188-87) added 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Five Hapoel Kazrin and four Kiryat Tivon players scored in double figures. Newly promoted Hapoel Kazrin maintains eighth place with 7-8 record. Loser Kiryat Tivon keeps the twelfth position with 11 games lost. Hapoel Kazrin will meet at home higher ranked Elitzur Yavne (#4) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Kiryat Tivon will play against Elitzur Ramla (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kiryat Tivon: T.Darby 20+11reb, S.Farine 18+5reb+4ast, G.Murray 14+5reb+5ast, T.Ber-Aven 13+2reb+5ast, N.Levy 10+2reb+2ast, I.Buchman 6+7reb+4ast
Hapoel Kazrin: G.Johnson 21+20reb+3ast, L.Westbrook 19+5reb+7ast, A.Kazarnovski 15+11reb+6ast, A.Gordon 15+1reb+3ast, L.Schwartzwalt 14+1reb+3ast, L.Saraf 3
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Ironi Ramat Gan - Hod Hasharon 82-92

The game in Ramat Gan was also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Hod Hasharon (11-4) played at the court of 7th ranked Ironi Ramat Gan (8-7). Hod Hasharon defeated Ironi Ramat Gan 92-82. It looked good early as Ironi Ramat Gan took an 6-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Hod Hasharon had a 21-11 second period charge getting the lead and Ironi Ramat Gan was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 82-92. Hod Hasharon made 27-of-31 charity shots (87.1 percent) during the game. It was an exceptional evening for Nigerian power forward Chukwudinma Odiakosa (203-85, college: Illinois St., agency: N.E.T.) who led the winners and scored 19 points and 8 rebounds. Swingman Eran Asante Asare (194-88, agency: Gross Zeev ISA) accounted for 16 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side. Guard Itay Grinboim (193-85, agency: Avi Zilberman) came up with 19 points and 6 assists and American swingman Tyrone Kent (196-86, college: Toledo) added 15 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals respectively for Ironi Ramat Gan in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Hod Hasharon moved-up to third place, which they share with Elitzur Yavne and Hapoel Afula. Ironi Ramat Gan lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with seven games lost. Hod Hasharon will play against Beer Yaakov (#10) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Ironi Ramat Gan will play against the league's second-placed Ironi Nahariya and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Ironi Ramat Gan: I.Grinboim 19+2reb+6ast, K.Ramsey 17+5reb+2ast, D.Assaf 15+1reb+5ast, T.Kent 15+7reb+4ast, A.Tamir 9+7reb+3ast, R.Nissim Cohen 4+1ast
Hod Hasharon: C.Odiakosa 19+8reb+3ast, B.Walker 18+1reb+2ast, E.Asante Asare 16+7reb+3ast, G.Gendel 16+3reb, A.Skverer 10+2reb+3ast, O.H

Macc.B.Yaakov - Ironi Nes-Ziona 80-87

National League top team - Ironi Nes-Ziona (13-2) added another victory to their record on Tuesday. This time they beat tenth ranked Beer Yaakov (5-10) 87-80. Beer Yaakov was trailing by 5 points at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 34-25 charge of Ironi Nes-Ziona, which allowed them to win the game. They also forced 22 Beer Yaakov turnovers and outrebounded them 44-33 including a 20-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. 24 personal fouls committed by Beer Yaakov helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Americans were the main players on the court. It was a great evening for power forward Gabe Blair (203-87, college: Wichita St.) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 18 rebounds. Swingman Bilal Benn (196-86, college: Niagara) helped adding 14 points, 16 rebounds and 8 assists. Benn is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. The best for the losing side was guard Joshua Alexander (193-87, college: SF Austin) with 22 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and forward Jermaine Hall (196-80, college: Wagner) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Ironi Nes-Ziona have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 13-2 record. Beer Yaakov at the other side dropped to the ninth position with ten games lost. They share it with Hapoel K/S and Elitzur Ramla. Ironi Nes-Ziona are looking forward to face Hapoel Afula (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Beer Yaakov will play against Hod Hasharon (#5) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Macc.B.Yaakov: J.Alexander 22+9reb+4ast, J.Hall

Elitzur Yavne - Hapoel K/S 98-86

Fourth ranked Elitzur Yavne (11-4) beat at home 9th ranked Hapoel Kfar Saba (5-10) by 12 points 98-86, which is the biggest margin this round on Tuesday night. The game was mostly controlled by Elitzur Yavne. Hapoel Kfar Saba managed to win second period 23-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Elitzur Yavne dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Hapoel Kfar Saba's 42. Elitzur Yavne forced 20 Hapoel Kfar Saba turnovers and outrebounded them 45-29 including 32 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists comparing to just 14 passes made by Hapoel Kfar Saba's players. The best player for the winners was American swingman Brian Laing (195-85, college: Seton Hall, agency: I.D.S. Law) who scored 28 points and 7 assists. His fellow American import forward Monta McGhee (198-79, college: Lewis, agency: I.D.S. Law) chipped in a double-double by scoring 18 points and 16 rebounds. Four Elitzur Yavne players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Adam McCoy (195-86, college: N.Texas) who recorded 35 points (!!!) and guard Omer Cohen (181-93) added 14 points and 7 assists respectively. Elitzur Yavne have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Hod Hasharon and Hapoel Afula. Hapoel Kfar Saba lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with ten games lost. They share it with Elitzur Ramla and Macc.B.Yaakov. Elitzur Yavne will meet Hapoel Kazrin (#8) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Hapoel Kfar Saba will play against Maccabi K/G in Kiryat Gat and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Hapoel K/S: A.McCoy 35+4reb, O.Cohen 14+1reb+7ast, E.Rotemberg 13+4reb, A.Ha

Maccabi K/B - Elitzur Ramla 79-87

Rather predictable result when eleventh ranked Elitzur Ramla (5-10) defeated on the road bottom-ranked Maccabi Kiryat Bialik (1-14) 87-79 on Tuesday. They outrebounded Maccabi Kiryat Bialik 46-30 including 32 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was American guard Vernon Teel (193-87, college: Loyola Mary, agency: FCM) who had a double-double by scoring 24 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists. His fellow American import forward Johndre Jefferson (207-88, college: S.Carolina) chipped in a double-double by scoring 24 points and 12 rebounds. Elitzur Ramla's coach used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Dror Davidi (190-84) who recorded 25 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and Marcus Alexander added 21 points and 4 assists respectively. Elitzur Ramla moved-up to ninth place, which they share with Hapoel K/S and Macc.B.Yaakov. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik lost eighth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 14 games lost. Elitzur Ramla will meet at home Kiryat Tivon (#12) in the next round. Maccabi Kiryat Bialik will play against Ironi Kiryat Ata.
Top scorers:
Maccabi K/B: D.Davidi 25+6reb+4ast, M.Alexander 21+1reb+4ast, T.Parselani 12+5reb+2ast, D.Joyner 6+6reb+2ast, M.Shamis 5+2reb+1ast, S.Labanowski 4+3reb
Elitzur Ramla: J.Jefferson 24+12reb+2ast, V.Teel 24+12reb+5ast, A.Fogel 10+1reb+1ast, A.Guterman 9+2reb+2ast, O.Zinderman 8+5reb+2ast, O.Cohen 8+6reb+4ast
gschID: 197842


Hapoel Afula - Ironi K-A 83-76

Not a big story in a game when 6th ranked Ironi Kiryat Ata (9-6) was defeated on the road by third ranked Hapoel Afula (11-4) 83-76 on Tuesday. Hapoel Afula had a 31-19 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was point guard Shmuel Brener (188-81, agency: Gross Zeev ISA) who scored 25 points and 5 rebounds. American forward Allen Durham (198-88, college: Grace Bible) chipped in 17 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals. Durham is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Hapoel Afula players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Ivory Clark (198-85) who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 blocks and the former international power forward Chris Watson (200-75, college: Niagara) added 19 points respectively. Hapoel Afula maintains third place with 11-4 record having just two points less than leader Ironi Nes-Ziona, which they share with Hod Hasharon and Elitzur Yavne. Loser Ironi Kiryat Ata keeps the sixth position with six games lost. Hapoel Afula will meet 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 Kiryat Bialik (#14) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Ironi K-A: C.Watson 19+4reb+1ast, I.Clark 16+10reb+4ast, K.Izik 10+6reb+2ast, I.Nanikashvili 9+3reb+10ast, D.Govens 9+3ast, A.Nanikashvili 5+1reb+2ast
Hapoel Afula: S.Brener 25+5reb+2ast, A.Fisher 20+3reb+3ast, A.Durham 17+9reb+4ast, O.Blayzer 11+12reb+2ast, L.Ariely 5+3reb+1ast, E.Eliyah 3+6reb+4ast
gschID: 197843


Maccabi K/G - Ironi Nahariya 95-99

Everything went according to plan in Kiryat Gat where second ranked Ironi Nahariya (12-3) beat 13th ranked Maccabi K/G (3-12) 99-95 on Tuesday. Ironi Nahariya forced 24 Maccabi K/G turnovers. The best player for the winners was guard Aviram Zelkovits (193-89) who scored 26 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists. American guard Nate Miller (193-87, college: Bowling Green, agency: KMG Sports Management) chipped in 30 points and 5 rebounds. Four Ironi Nahariya players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Lenny Daniel (203-87, college: CS Northridge) who recorded a double-double by scoring 28 points, 14 rebounds and 6 blocks and the other American import swingman Muhammad El Amin (196-87, college: Stony Brook, agency: Two Points) added 31 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Ironi Nahariya have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain second place with 12-3 record behind leader Ironi Nes-Ziona. Maccabi K/G lost sixth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the thirteenth position with 12 games lost. Ironi Nahariya will meet at home Ironi Ramat Gan (#7) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Maccabi K/G will play against Hapoel Kfar Saba (#9) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Maccabi K/G: M.El Amin 31+8reb+4ast, L.Daniel 28+14reb+1ast, H.Gonshor 18+1reb+7ast, E.Knafo 8+4reb+1ast, D.Peterson 5+1reb, C.Rum 5+6reb+1ast
Ironi Nahariya: N.Miller 30+5reb+1ast, A.Zelkovits 26+9reb+6ast, R.Clemente 15+8reb+1ast, N.Golan 13+2reb+4ast, R.Pitshon 8+8reb+1ast, Y.Deri 4+1reb+3ast
gschID: 197846


  




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