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Winner League Standings
 1. Maccabi T-A 17-7 
 2. Hapoel Holon 17-7 
 3. Bnei Hertzeliyya 14-10 
 4. Hapoel Eilat 14-10 
 5. Hapoel J-M 13-11 
 6. Maccabi Haifa 12-12 
 7. Hapoel T-A 12-12 
 8. Maccabi Rishon 11-13 
 9. Ironi Nahariya 11-13 
 10. Galil Gilboa 10-14 
 11. Maccabi Ashdod 9-15 
 12. Maccabi K/G 4-20 
Full Standings
Last:3/27/2017
National League Standings
 1. Maccabi Raanana 17-8 
 2. Hapoel K/S 17-8 
 3. Hap.R/G Givat. 16-9 
 4. Hapoel B/S 16-9 
 5. Ironi Nes-Ziona 15-10 
 6. Maccabi H/H 15-10 
 7. Macc.Rehovot 15-10 
 8. Ironi K-A 14-11 
 9. Hapoel Afula 12-13 
 10. Hap.Haifa 10-15 
 11. Hapoel Migd.H. 10-15 
 12. Galil Elion 10-15 
 13. Ramat Hasharon 5-20 
 14. Ironi Ramat Gan 3-22 
Full Standings
Last:3/28/2017
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Elitzur Ironi 18-1 
 2. Maccabi K/M 16-3 
 3. Hapoel Acre 12-6 
 4. Beitar K/Y 11-7 
 5. Hapoel Maa lot 11-7 
 6. Hapoel E/H 10-8 
 7. Hapoel Jat 9-9 
 8. Hapoel Zefat 9-10 
 9. Maccabi P/T 8-11 
 10. Macc.Hadera 7-11 
 11. Wingate Acad. 5-14 
 12. Hapoel Nesher 3-15 
 13. Hapoel L/H 1-18 
South
 1. Maccabi B/Y 15-2 
 2. Elitzur Yavne 12-5 
 3. Maccabi M/A 10-7 
 4. Maccabi M/S 10-7 
 5. Elitzur Ramla 10-8 
 6. Hapoel H/M 9-8 
 7. Hapoel H/A 9-9 
 8. Hapoel B/T 7-10 
 9. Hapoel Lod 7-10 
 10. Ironi K/O 7-10 
 11. Elitzur Ashkelon 6-11 
 12. Elitzur Macc. A 1-16 
Last:3/7/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 Real Madrid 21-7 
 2 CSKA 21-7 
 3 Olympiacos 19-9 
 4 Fenerbahce 17-11 
 5 Panathinaikos 17-11 
 6 Anadolu Efes 16-12 
 7 Baskonia 16-12 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 15-13 
 9 Darussafaka 14-14 
 10 Zalgiris 13-15 
 11 FC Barcelona 11-17 
 12 Brose Bask. 10-18 
 13 Galatasaray 10-18 
 14 Maccabi T-A 10-18 
 15 EA7 Armani 7-21 
 16 Unics 7-21 
Last:3/24/2017
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: 21.8
 1. Lyons, Hapoel T-A21.8 
 2. Wyatt, Hapoel H.18.8 
 3. Milbourne, Hapoel E.17.5 
 4. Holloway, Galil G.17.0 
 5. Tucker, Hapoel T-A16.7 
 6. Selby, Maccabi K/G16.1 
 7. Bowman, Maccabi .16.1 
 8. Siggers, Galil Gilboa15.9 
 9. Simon, Maccabi .15.8 
 10. Bell, Hapoel Holon15.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Karam MASHOUR
  Bnei H.
  (198-F-91)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Mashour, Bnei H.10.1 
 2. Atkins, Hapoel Holon9.3 
 3. Holloway, Galil G.9.3 
 4. Singleton, Maccabi .8.0 
 5. Cohen, Maccabi .8.0 
 6. Adrien, Bnei H.8.0 
 7. Howell, Hapoel T-A7.7 
 8. Iverson, Maccabi .7.6 
 9. Williams, Hapoel T.7.5 
 10. Carmichael, Maccabi .7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Gregory VARGAS
  Maccabi .
  (180-PG-86)
  Avg: 6.4
 1. Vargas, Maccabi .6.4 
 2. Blatt, Hapoel T-A6.0 
 3. Henry, Hapoel Eilat6.0 
 4. Kitchen, Ironi N.5.7 
 5. Mekel, Maccabi T-A5.3 
 6. Lyons, Hapoel T-A5.2 
 7. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .4.8 
 8. Perez Kaufma., Maccabi .4.7 
 9. Taylor, Hapoel Holon4.6 
 10. Weems, Maccabi T-A4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Joaquin SHUCHMAN
  Galil G.
  (191-G-95)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Shuchman, Galil G.2.1 
 2. Kinsey, Hapoel J-M2.0 
 3. Carter, Maccabi .2.0 
 4. Perez Kaufma., Maccabi .1.9 
 5. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .1.9 
 6. DiBartolomeo, Maccabi .1.8 
 7. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.8 
 8. Vargas, Maccabi .1.8 
 9. Ziv, Maccabi .1.7 
 10. Ben-Zvi, Galil G.1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Eric GRIFFIN
  Galil Gilboa
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.7 
 2. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat1.7 
 3. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.2 
 4. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.2 
 5. Adrien, Bnei H.1.2 
 6. Mitchell, Maccabi .1.1 
 7. Chubrevich, Hapoel H.1.0 
 8. NDiaye, Bnei H.1.0 
 9. Williams, Hapoel T.0.9 
 10. Singleton, Maccabi .0.9 
Player of the Week

 Rafi Menco
  Hapoel Eilat
  ( 198-SF-94 )
  

 Anthony Lee
  Ironi Ramat Gan
  ( 206-F/C-104-91 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 25 (Regular Season)

Maccabi K/G Apr.2 Ironi Nahari 69%
Bnei Hertzel Apr.2 Maccabi T-A 54%
Hap.Holon 69% Apr.2 Hapoel T-A
Macc.Haifa 66% Apr.2 Macc.Rishon
Hap.Eilat 65% Apr.2 Macc.Ashdod
Hapoel J-M 72% Apr.2 Galil Gilboa
Next Round Schedule

Round 26 (Regular Season)

Ironi Ramat Apr.4 Hap.Haifa 64%
Ironi K-A 54% Apr.4 Hap.R/G Giv
Hapoel K/S 58% Apr.4 Maccabi H/H
Galil Elion Apr.4 Macc.Rehovot 63%
Ramat Hashar Apr.4 Macc.Raanana 76%
Ironi Nes-Zi 58% Apr.4 Hap.Afula
Hapoel B/S 75% Apr.4 Hap.Migd.H.
Next Round Schedule

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Crvena Zvezd 64% Mar.31 Unics
Galatasaray Mar.31 Baskonia 55%
Panathinaiko 54% Mar.31 CSKA
Real Madrid 73% Mar.31 Fenerbahce
Zalgiris 75% Mar.31 EA7 Armani
Anadolu Efes 58% Mar.30 Olympiacos
Brose Bask. 51% Mar.30 Darussafaka
FC Barcelona 59% Mar.30 Maccabi T-A
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Unicaja Mar.31 Valencia 80%
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Telekom Bsk 63% Apr.5 Nanterre
Chalon 99% Apr.5 Oostende
Winner League Round 16: GreenTops Netanya edges Maccabi Rishon by two points - Feb 11, 2013


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There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most exciting game of round 16 in the Winner League took place in Rishon Le-Zion. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 6th ranked Maccabi Rishon (7-9) to fifth ranked GreenTops Netanya (9-7) 75-73 on Sunday evening. The guests trailed by 17 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 2 points. The game was dominated by American players. Power forward Raymar Morgan (202-88, college: Michigan St.) fired 23 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Power forward Marco Killingsworth (203-82, college: Indiana, agency: Avi Zilberman) chipped in 15 points and 10 rebounds. Forward Julian Wright (203-87, college: Kansas) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 15 rebounds for lost side. GreenTops Netanya moved-up to third place, which they share with Hapoel J-M and Maccabi Haifa. Maccabi Rishon at the other side keeps the sixth position with nine games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. GreenTops Netanya is looking forward to face Maccabi Haifa (#4) at home in the next round. Maccabi Rishon will play against Maccabi Ashdod and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Important game to mention about took place in Jerusalem. Fifth ranked Hapoel Jerusalem (9-7) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 6th ranked Bnei Hasharon (7-9) 70-67 on Monday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international point guard Meir Tapiro (192-75, agency: Avi Zilberman) who helped to win the game recording 19 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). Elishay Kadir contributed with 15 points and 8 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winners. American forward Jumaine Jones (203-79, college: Georgia) replied with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds for Bnei Hasharon. Hapoel Jerusalem moved-up to third place, which they share with Netanya and Maccabi Haifa. Bnei Hasharon at the other side keeps the sixth position with nine games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Hapoel Jerusalem will play against Hapoel Holon (#10) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Bnei Hasharon will play against Ironi Ashkelon (#11) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Hapoel Eilat (10-6) against twelfth ranked Hapoel Holon (6-10) on Sunday night. Visiting Hapoel Eilat was defeated by Hapoel Holon in Holon 74-63. Worth to mention a great performance of Frank Hassell who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points, 17 rebounds and 5 blocks. At the losing side Oriya Mizrahi responded with 19 points and 4 assists. Hapoel Holon moved-up to tenth place. Newly promoted Hapoel Eilat keeps the second position with six games lost. Hapoel Holon will meet higher ranked Hapoel Jerusalem (#3) on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Hapoel Eilat will play against the league's leader Maccabi T-A having rather not much hope for a victory.
Very important is a home loss of third ranked Maccabi Haifa (9-7) against ninth ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (7-9) on Sunday night. Host Maccabi Haifa was edged by Hapoel Tel-Aviv in a tough game in Haifa 77-78. The winners were led by Demontez Stitt who scored that evening 26 points and 5 rebounds. Hapoel Tel-Aviv moved-up to sixth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Maccabi Haifa at the other side keeps the third position with seven games lost. Hapoel Tel-Aviv's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Galil Gilboa (#12) in Rosh Pina where they are favorite. Maccabi Haifa will play on the road against GreenTops Netanya (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Leader Maccabi T-A delivered the fifteenth victory on Sunday night. This time they crushed 11th ranked Galil Gilboa (5-11) 91-56 in Rosh Pina. Niklas Caner-Medley fired 19 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Maccabi T-A (15-1) have an impressive 13-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position. Loser Galil Gilboa dropped to the bottom place with 11 games lost. Maccabi T-A will face league's second-placed Hapoel Eilat at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Galil Gilboa will play against Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#9).

In the last game of round 16 Maccabi Ashdod crushed Elizur Ashkelon in a road game 110-83.


Hapoel J-M - Bnei Hasharon 70-67

Important game to mention about took place in Jerusalem. Fifth ranked Hapoel Jerusalem (9-7) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 6th ranked Bnei Hasharon (7-9) 70-67 on Monday evening. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Bnei Hasharon won third quarter 13-12. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international point guard Meir Tapiro (192-75, agency: Avi Zilberman) who helped to win the game recording 19 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). International Elishay Kadir (202-87, agency: Avi Zilberman) contributed with 15 points and 8 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winners. American forward Jumaine Jones (203-79, college: Georgia) replied with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds and the former international forward Ben Rice (195-90, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) added 12 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Bnei Hasharon. Hapoel Jerusalem moved-up to third place, which they share with Netanya and Maccabi Haifa. Bnei Hasharon at the other side keeps the sixth position with nine games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Hapoel Jerusalem will play against Hapoel Holon (#10) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Bnei Hasharon will play against Ironi Ashkelon (#11) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Bnei Hasharon: J.Jones 20+12reb+1ast, B.Rice 12+6reb+1ast, C.Mason 10+4reb+3ast, N.Berkowitz 8+1reb+7ast, D.Caracter 7+5reb+1ast, R.Beck 4+1reb+5ast
Hapoel J-M: M.Tapiro 19+6reb+4ast, E.Kadir 15+8reb+2ast, J.Pullen 10+3reb+1ast, J.Duncan 9+4reb+1ast, R.Limonad 8+4reb+4ast, L.Lifshitz 5+1ast
gschID: 193007


Elizur Ashkelon - Maccabi Ashdod 83-110

There was no surprise when 11th ranked Ironi Ashkelon (5-11) was crushed at home by ninth ranked Maccabi Ashdod (7-9) 110-83 on Monday. The game without a history. Maccabi Ashdod led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They shot 63.1 percent from the field. It was a great shooting night for Maccabi Ashdod especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.4 percentage. Ironi Ashkelon was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. The game was also dominated by American players. Guard Mardy Collins (198-84, college: Temple) fired a double-double by scoring 24 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists for the winners. Forward Diamon Simpson (201-87, college: St.Mary's, CA) chipped in a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Forward Marcus Dove (206-85, college: Oklahoma St.) produced a double-double by scoring 14 points and 14 rebounds and guard Marque Perry (185-81, college: St.Louis, agency: N.E.T.) added 13 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists respectively for lost side. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Maccabi Ashdod have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to sixth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Ironi Ashkelon lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with 11 games lost. Maccabi Ashdod will face Maccabi Rishon (#8) in Rishon Le-Zion in the next round. Ironi Ashkelon will play on the road against Bnei Hasharon in Hod Hasharon.
Top scorers:
Elizur Ashkelon: J.Hayes 18+4reb+1ast, M.Dove 14+14reb, G.Porat 13+3reb+1ast, M.Perry 13+6reb+6ast, M.Moore 12+2ast, O.Shaashoua 7+2reb+3ast
Maccabi Ashdod: M.Collins 24+7reb+11ast, D.Simpson 19+10reb+2ast, A.Freeman 19+2ast, J.Skeen 12+5reb+1ast, M.Mizrahi 11+2reb, D.Hagag 10+1reb+3ast
gschID: 193003


Galil Gilboa - Maccabi T-A 56-91

Leader Maccabi T-A delivered the fifteenth victory on Sunday night. This time they crushed 11th ranked Galil Gilboa (5-11) 91-56 in Rosh Pina. The game without a history. Maccabi T-A led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Galil Gilboa's 30. They outrebounded Galil Gilboa 42-21 including a 29-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. Maccabi T-A looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. American-Azerbaijani forward Niklas Caner-Medley (203-83, college: Maryland, agency: Beo Basket) fired 19 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American center Shawn James (207-83, college: Northeastern) chipped in 15 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). American guard Jamar Smith (191-87, college: S.Indiana, agency: KMG Sports Management) produced 10 points and his fellow American import guard Rakim Sanders (193-89, college: Fairfield) added 13 points respectively for lost side. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Maccabi T-A (15-1) have an impressive 13-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position. Loser Galil Gilboa dropped to the bottom place with 11 games lost. Maccabi T-A will face league's second-placed Hapoel Eilat at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Galil Gilboa will play against Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#9).
Top scorers:
Galil Gilboa: R.Sanders 13+1reb+1ast, J.Smith 10+4reb+2ast, B.Bowman 9+4reb, A.Bier-Katz 8+2reb, A.Simhon 5+3reb+1ast, K.Hayes 3+3ast
Maccabi T-A: N.Caner-Medley 19+6reb+1ast, S.James 15+5reb, D.Logan 11+4reb+3ast, S.Landesberg 10+3reb+2ast, G.Pnini 9, M.Roth 6+5reb+6ast
gschID: 193008


Maccabi Rishon - Netanya 73-75

The most exciting game of round 16 in the Winner League took place in Rishon Le-Zion. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 6th ranked Maccabi Rishon (7-9) to fifth ranked GreenTops Netanya (9-7) 75-73 on Sunday evening. The guests trailed by 17 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 2 points. The game was dominated by American players. Power forward Raymar Morgan (202-88, college: Michigan St.) fired 23 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Power forward Marco Killingsworth (203-82, college: Indiana, agency: Avi Zilberman) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds. Forward Julian Wright (203-87, college: Kansas) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 15 rebounds and point guard Lazeric Jones (182-90, college: UCLA) added 20 points and 5 assists respectively for lost side. Four Maccabi Rishon players scored in double figures. GreenTops Netanya moved-up to third place, which they share with Hapoel J-M and Maccabi Haifa. Maccabi Rishon at the other side keeps the sixth position with nine games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. GreenTops Netanya is looking forward to face Maccabi Haifa (#4) at home in the next round. Maccabi Rishon will play against Maccabi Ashdod and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Maccabi Rishon: L.Jones 20+4reb+5ast, J.Wright 17+15reb+2ast, A.Uter 14+7reb+3ast, N.Hanochi 10+9reb+4ast, W.Warren 8+8ast, D.Aidan 2
Netanya: R.Morgan 23+6reb+1ast, M.Killingsworth 15+10reb+3ast, D.Washington 13+4reb, R.Bradley 8+2reb+4ast, E.Shulman 7+2ast, Y.Orland 5+3reb+3ast
gschID: 193006


Hapoel Holon - Hapoel Eilat 74-63

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Hapoel Eilat (10-6) against twelfth ranked Hapoel Holon (6-10) on Sunday night. Visiting Hapoel Eilat was defeated by Hapoel Holon in Holon 74-63. The hosts trailed by 13 points after first quarter, but they stormed back and won the game by 11 points. Hapoel Holon dominated on the defensive end, holding Hapoel Eilat to just 7 points in second quarter. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Hapoel Holon made 7 blocks. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Frank Hassell (203-88, college: ODU) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points, 17 rebounds and 5 blocks and the other American import forward Lawrence Hill (203-87, college: Stanford) who added 14 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Four Hapoel Holon players scored in double figures. At the losing side guard Oriya Mizrahi (188-88) responded with 19 points and 4 assists and American forward Jerome Tillman (198-87, college: Ohio, agency: KMG Sports Management) scored 14 points and 7 rebounds. Hapoel Holon moved-up to tenth place. Newly promoted Hapoel Eilat keeps the second position with six games lost. Hapoel Holon will meet higher ranked Hapoel Jerusalem (#3) on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Hapoel Eilat will play against the league's leader Maccabi T-A having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Eilat: O.Mizrahi 19+1reb+4ast, J.Tillman 14+7reb, E.Holman 9+7reb, D.Washington 8+2reb, D.Dowell 4+5reb+1ast, E.Skverer 4+1reb+2ast
Hapoel Holon: F.Hassell 24+17reb+2ast, L.Hill 14+8reb+1ast, J.Dyson 12+3reb+5ast, S.Harush 10+1reb+5ast, D.Waters 8+3reb+7ast, Z.Rosen 6+3reb
gschID: 193005


Maccabi Haifa - Hapoel T-A 77-78

Very important is a home loss of third ranked Maccabi Haifa (9-7) against ninth ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (7-9) on Sunday night. Host Maccabi Haifa was edged by Hapoel Tel-Aviv in a tough game in Haifa 77-78. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 21-14. But Maccabi Haifa won second period 25-22. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hapoel Tel-Aviv forced 24 Maccabi Haifa turnovers. Strangely Maccabi Haifa outrebounded Hapoel Tel-Aviv 39-27 including 25 on the defensive glass. The winners were led by American point guard Demontez Stitt (186-89, college: Clemson) who scored that evening 26 points and 5 rebounds and naturalized Swedish power forward Jonathan Skjoldebrand (204-83) supported him with 12 points and 9 rebounds. Even 19 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists by American Donta Smith (201-83, college: SE Illinois JC) did not help to save the game for Maccabi Haifa. American-Greek swingman Pat Calathes (208-85, college: St.Joseph's) added 18 points and 6 rebounds for lost side. Four Maccabi Haifa players scored in double figures. Hapoel Tel-Aviv moved-up to sixth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Maccabi Haifa at the other side keeps the third position with seven games lost. Hapoel Tel-Aviv's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Galil Gilboa (#12) in Rosh Pina where they are favorite. Maccabi Haifa will play on the road against GreenTops Netanya (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Maccabi Haifa: D.Smith 19+5reb+4ast, P.Calathes 18+6reb+1ast, G.Mekel 10+1reb+5ast, J.Thomas 10+14reb, I.Kozikaro 8+9reb, C.Carr 7+2reb+1ast
Hapoel T-A: D.Stitt 26+5reb+3ast, C.Kelly 13+5reb, J.Skjoldebrand 12+9reb+1ast, G.Eytan 9+1reb, B.Timor 9+1reb+1ast, M.Naor 7+2reb+4ast
gschID: 193004


  




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