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Winner League Standings
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Galil Gilboa 0-0 
 3. Hapoel Eilat 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Hapoel T-A 0-0 
 7. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 8. Ironi Nes-Ziona 0-0 
 9. Maccabi Ashdod 0-0 
 10. Maccabi Haifa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi Rishon 0-0 
 12. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
Last:7/7/2017
National League Standings
 1. Elitzur Yavne 0-0 
 2. Galil Elion 0-0 
 3. Hap.Haifa 0-0 
 4. Hap.R/G Givat. 0-0 
 5. Hapoel Afula 0-0 
 6. Hapoel B/S 0-0 
 7. Hapoel K/S 0-0 
 8. Hapoel Migd.H. 0-0 
 9. Ironi K-A 0-0 
 10. Macc.Rehovot 0-0 
 11. Maccabi H/H 0-0 
 12. Maccabi K/G 0-0 
 13. Maccabi K/M 0-0 
 14. Maccabi Raanana 0-0 
Last:7/7/2017
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Elitzur Ironi 22-2 
 2. Maccabi K/M 20-4 
 3. Hapoel Acre 18-6 
 4. Hapoel E/H 14-10 
 5. Beitar K/Y 13-11 
 6. Hapoel Maa lot 13-11 
 7. Hapoel Jat 12-12 
 8. Hapoel Zefat 11-13 
 9. Maccabi P/T 10-14 
 10. Macc.Hadera 9-15 
 11. Wingate Acad. 7-17 
 12. Hapoel Nesher 6-18 
 13. Hapoel L/H 1-23 
South
 1. Maccabi B/Y 17-5 
 2. Elitzur Yavne 16-6 
 3. Maccabi M/S 15-7 
 4. Elitzur Ramla 13-9 
 5. Maccabi M/A 13-9 
 6. Elitzur Ashkelon 11-11 
 7. Hapoel H/A 11-11 
 8. Hapoel H/M 11-11 
 9. Hapoel Lod 9-13 
 10. Ironi K/O 9-13 
 11. Hapoel B/T 8-14 
 12. Elitzur Macc. A 1-21 
Last:6/6/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Darussafaka 0-0 
 4. Fiat TO 0-0 
 5. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 6. Unics 0-0 
Group B
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. Galatasaray 0-0 
 4. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Lietkabelis 0-0 
Group C
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 3. Limoges 0-0 
 4. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 5. Partizan NIS 0-0 
 6. RETAbet BB 0-0 
Group D
 1. ASVEL 0-0 
 2. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Tofas 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/6/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
 1. AEK 0-0 
 2. Balkan 0-0 
 3. Beroe 0-0 
 4. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 5. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 6. Boras 0-0 
 7. CSU Sibiu 0-0 
 8. Demir IBB 0-0 
 9. Dnipro 0-0 
 10. Falco KC 0-0 
 11. FC Porto 0-0 
 12. Istanbul BBSK 0-0 
 13. Khimik 0-0 
 14. Kormend 0-0 
 15. KR 0-0 
 16. Le Portel 0-0 
 17. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 18. Nevezis 0-0 
 19. Oradea 0-0 
 20. Parma 0-0 
 21. Rabotnicki 0-0 
 22. Rilski 0-0 
 23. Sodertalje 0-0 
 24. Spirou 0-0 
 25. Stal Ostrow 0-0 
 26. Steaua CSM 0-0 
 27. Szolnok 0-0 
 28. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 29. Trabzonspor 0-0 
 30. Wuerzburg 0-0 
Last:8/8/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Mark LYONS
  Hapoel T-A
  (185-PG-89)
  Avg: 20.1
 1. Lyons, Hapoel T-A20.1 
 2. Wyatt, Hapoel H.18.8 
 3. Selby, Maccabi K/G17.5 
 4. Simon, Maccabi .17.2 
 5. Siggers, Galil Gilboa17.1 
 6. Holloway, Hapoel H.16.6 
 7. Bowman, Maccabi .16.1 
 8. Milbourne, Hapoel E.16.0 
 9. Hopson, Ironi N.15.9 
 10. Holloway, Galil G.15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Karam MASHOUR
  Bnei H.
  (198-F-91)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Mashour, Bnei H.10.1 
 2. Holloway, Galil G.10.0 
 3. Atkins, Hapoel Holon8.3 
 4. Adrien, Bnei H.7.9 
 5. Howell, Hapoel J-M7.9 
 6. Cohen, Maccabi .7.7 
 7. Carmichael, Maccabi .7.1 
 8. Griffin, Galil Gilboa7.1 
 9. Iverson, Maccabi .7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Gregory VARGAS
  Maccabi .
  (180-PG-86)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Vargas, Maccabi .6.7 
 2. Henry, Hapoel Eilat6.0 
 3. Kitchen, Ironi N.5.6 
 4. Blatt, Hapoel T-A5.4 
 5. Mekel, Maccabi T-A5.0 
 6. Lyons, Hapoel T-A4.8 
 7. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .4.7 
 8. Ewing, Maccabi .4.5 
 9. Limonad, Hapoel T.4.4 
 10. Selby, Maccabi K/G4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Joaquin SHUCHMAN
  Galil G.
  (191-G-95)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Shuchman, Galil G.2.1 
 2. Long, Maccabi .2.0 
 3. Kinsey, Hapoel J-M1.9 
 4. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.8 
 5. Vargas, Maccabi .1.8 
 6. Carter, Maccabi .1.8 
 7. Taylor, Maccabi .1.7 
 8. DiBartolomeo, Maccabi .1.7 
 9. Howell, Hapoel T-A1.7 
 10. Dennis, Bnei H.1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Eric GRIFFIN
  Galil Gilboa
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.8 
 2. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat1.3 
 3. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.2 
 4. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.2 
 5. Mitchell, Maccabi .1.1 
 6. Adrien, Bnei H.1.0 
 7. McCrea, Maccabi .0.9 
 8. Kelly, Maccabi K/G0.9 
 9. Daniels, Hapoel Eilat0.9 
 10. Carter, Maccabi .0.9 

First Round Schedule
Khimki 56% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 56% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 54% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 54% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 58% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 58% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 58% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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First Round Schedule
Group A
Cedevita 57% Oct.11 Fiat TO
Andorra 57% Oct.11 Unics
Paris-Levall 57% Oct.11 Darussafaka
Group B
Buducnost 57% Oct.11 Grissin Bon
Galatasaray 57% Oct.11 B.Muenchen
Lietkabelis 57% Oct.11 Hapoel J-M
Group C
Limoges 57% Oct.11 Lokomotiv
ALBA 57% Oct.11 Partizan NI
Lietuvos ryt 57% Oct.11 RETAbet BB
Group D
Ratiopharm 57% Oct.11 Tofas
Gran Canaria 57% Oct.11 Zenit
Dolomiti En 57% Oct.11 ASVEL
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First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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First Round Schedule
Balkan 50% Sep.20 Oradea
Szolnok 50% Sep.20 Trabzonspor
Demir IBB 50% Sep.20 Dnipro
Boras 50% Sep.20 Kormend
CSU Sibiu 50% Sep.20 BK Pardubice
KR 50% Sep.20 Mons-Hainaut
Bnei Hertzel 50% Sep.20 Stal Ostrow
Nevezis 50% Sep.20 Rilski
Parma 50% Sep.20 Rabotnicki
Wuerzburg 50% Sep.20 Istanbul BB
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Winner League Round 23: Maccabi T-A beat Hapoel Tel-Aviv in a derby game - Mar 21, 2017


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Coincidentally all hosts won their games.

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Tel-Aviv: Maccabi T-A (#1) and Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#7). Maccabi T-A (17-6) crushed visiting Hapoel Tel-Aviv (11-12) by 26 points 100-74. The game was mostly controlled by Maccabi T-A. Hapoel Tel-Aviv managed to win fourth quarter 28-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Hapoel Tel-Aviv 46-20 including a 32-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. Maccabi T-A looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. The best player for the winners was the former international point guard Gal Mekel (190-88, college: Wichita St., agency: BeoBasket) who scored 13 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists. Naturalized American forward Joe Alexander (203-86, college: W.Virginia) chipped in 14 points and 7 rebounds. Maccabi T-A's coach Ainars Bagatskis felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Naturalized American power forward Richard Howell (203-90, college: N.Carolina St.) produced 20 points and 6 rebounds for the guests. Maccabi T-A maintains first place with 17-6 record. Hapoel Tel-Aviv at the other side keeps the seventh position with 12 games lost. Maccabi T-A are looking forward to face league's second-placed Hapoel Holon at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Hapoel Tel-Aviv will play against Maccabi K/G (#12) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Holon. Local Hapoel Holon (16-7) outscored 11th ranked Maccabi Ashdod (8-15) 99-70. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Maccabi Ashdod. American guard Tu Holloway (182-89, college: Xavier) orchestrated the victory by scoring 22 points and 9 assists. Jordan Taylor contributed with 14 points and 4 assists for the winners. Coach Dan Shamir's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. American point guard Kevin Dillard (183-89, college: Dayton) answered with 18 points for Maccabi Ashdod. Hapoel Holon maintains second place with 16-7 record behind leader Maccabi T-A. Maccabi Ashdod at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 15 games lost. Hapoel Holon will play against league's leader Maccabi T-A in Tel-Aviv in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Maccabi Ashdod will play at home against Bnei Hasharon (#3) and hopes to get back on the winning track.

Other games of round 23 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
bottom-ranked Maccabi K/G was crushed by Maccabi Haifa in a road game 99-78. Hapoel Eilat beat Maccabi Rishon at home 94-85. Galil Gilboa lost to Bnei Hertzeliyya on the opponent's court 66-76. Hapoel J-M managed to outperform Ironi Nahariya in a home game 91-80.
The best stats of 23th round was 14 points and 9 assists by Gregory Vargas of Maccabi Haifa.

Maccabi Haifa - Maccabi K/G 99-78

There was no surprise when 12th ranked Maccabi K/G (4-19) was crushed on the road by sixth ranked Maccabi Haifa (12-11) 99-78. The game without a history. Maccabi Haifa led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They shot the lights out from three nailing 14 long-distance shots on high 56.0 percentage. Maccabi Haifa players were unselfish on offense dishing 28 assists comparing to just 14 passes made by Maccabi K/G's players. International swingman Amit Simhon (198-89) orchestrated the victory by scoring 18 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Venezuelan point guard Gregory Vargas (180-86, agency: Pro Sports) contributed with 14 points and 9 assists for the winners. Five Maccabi Haifa players scored in double figures. Coach Ofer Rahimi's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. American forward Brandon Bowman (206-84, college: Georgetown) answered with 19 points and 7 rebounds and the other American import point guard Josh Selby (188-91, college: Kansas, agency: Octagon Europe) added 18 points in the effort for Maccabi K/G. Maccabi Haifa have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain sixth place with 12-11 record. Maccabi K/G lost third consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 19 games lost. Maccabi Haifa will play against Ironi Nahariya (#8) on the road in the next round. Maccabi K/G will play against Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#7) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Maccabi Haifa: W.Graves 19+4reb, A.Simhon 18+5reb+6ast, G.Vargas 14+3reb+9ast, O.Blayzer 14+7reb+3ast, J.DiBartolomeo 11+5reb+4ast, W.Workman 11+1reb+2ast
Maccabi K/G: B.Bowman 19+7reb+1ast, J.Selby 18+3reb+1ast, J.Carter 16+3reb+2ast, A.Rosenberg 9+2reb+1ast, C.Kelly 8+5reb+1ast, E.Shulman 8+4ast
gschID: 540711


Hapoel Eilat - Maccabi Rishon 94-85

No shocking result in a game when fifth ranked Hapoel Eilat (13-10) defeated at home 8th ranked Maccabi Rishon (10-13) 94-85. It looked good early as Maccabi Rishon took a 1-point small lead at the end of first quarter. But then Hapoel Eilat had a 19-17 second period charge getting the lead and Maccabi Rishon was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 85-94. Hapoel Eilat made 16-of-19 charity shots (84.2 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. International Rafi Menco (198-94) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 13 rebounds. American point guard Pierria Henry (193-93, college: Charlotte) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists for the winners. American-Belarusian point guard Maalik Wayns (185-91, college: Villanova) answered with 23 points and 7 assists and American power forward Charles Thomas (203-86, college: Arkansas) added 20 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Maccabi Rishon. Four Hapoel Eilat and five Maccabi Rishon players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Hapoel Eilat moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hapoel J-M. Maccabi Rishon lost fourth consecutive game. Defending champion keeps the eighth position with 13 games lost. They share it with Galil Gilboa and Ironi Nahariya. Hapoel Eilat will play against Galil Gilboa (#10) in Rosh Pina in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Maccabi Rishon will play at home against Hapoel Jerusalem and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Eilat: R.Menco 22+13reb+1ast, L.Milbourne 17+4reb+2ast, R.Rothbart 15+6reb, P.Henry 11+7reb+11ast, A.Nissim 10+1reb, W.Daniels 8+4reb+2ast
Maccabi Rishon: M.Wayns 23+4reb+7ast, C.Thomas 20+7reb+1ast, C.Long 14+5reb+1ast, I.Zalmanson 12+1reb+5ast, E.Kadir 10+5reb+3ast, N.Hanochi 5+5reb+2ast
gschID: 540710


Bnei Hertzeliyya - Galil Gilboa 76-66

Very expected game in Hod Hasharon where 10th ranked Galil Gilboa (10-13) was defeated by third ranked Bnei Hasharon (14-9) 76-66. It looked good early as Galil Gilboa took a 12-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Bnei Hasharon took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 10 points. Galil Gilboa was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. International forward Karam Mashour (198-91, college: Morehead St., agency: Three Eye Sports) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 13 rebounds. American-Georgian point guard Taurean Green (183-85, college: Florida) contributed with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Four Bnei Hasharon players scored in double figures. American forward Murphy Holloway (201-90, college: Mississippi) answered with 27 points and 7 rebounds and the other American import forward Eric Griffin (203-90, college: Campbell) added 13 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Galil Gilboa. Bnei Hasharon maintains third place with 14-9 record having just three points less than leader Maccabi T-A. Newly promoted Galil Gilboa dropped to the eighth position with 13 games lost. They share it with Maccabi Rishon and Ironi Nahariya. Bnei Hasharon will play against Maccabi Ashdod (#11) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Galil Gilboa will play against Hapoel Eilat and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Bnei Hertzeliyya: K.Mashour 22+13reb+1ast, J.Adrien 15+5reb, T.Green 13+5reb+5ast, S.Dennis 12+1reb+5ast, H.Kanacevic 8+5reb+3ast, O.Leumi 4+3reb+1ast
Galil Gilboa: M.Holloway 27+7reb, E.Griffin 13+7reb+1ast, J.Siggers 8+2reb+2ast, J.Shuchman 6+8reb+4ast, A.Bier-Katz 4+2reb+2ast, E.Skverer 4+2reb+2ast
gschID: 540709


Hapoel J-M - Ironi Nahariya 91-80

Rather predictable result when fifth ranked Hapoel Jerusalem (13-10) beat at home 8th ranked Ironi Nahariya (10-13) 91-80. The game was mostly controlled by Hapoel Jerusalem. Ironi Nahariya was better in third quarter 23-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hapoel Jerusalem players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. The former international point guard Bar Timor (190-92) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). American Jerome Dyson (191-87, college: Connecticut) contributed with 22 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. American power forward Yancy Gates (206-89, college: Cincinnati) answered with 16 points and 8 rebounds and the other American import swingman Scotty Hopson (200-89, college: Tennessee) added 16 points and 4 assists in the effort for Ironi Nahariya. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Hapoel Jerusalem moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Hapoel Eilat. Ironi Nahariya at the other side keeps the eighth position with 13 games lost. They share it with Galil Gilboa and Maccabi Rishon. Hapoel Jerusalem will play against Maccabi Rishon (#9) in Rishon Le-Zion in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Ironi Nahariya will play at home against Maccabi Haifa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hapoel J-M: J.Dyson 22+5reb+2ast, B.Timor 19+6reb+10ast, L.Eliyahu 11+4reb+4ast, S.Jones 11+4reb, C.Jerrells 9+1reb+3ast, T.Peterson 9+3reb+1ast
Ironi Nahariya: S.Douglass 16+3reb+1ast, S.Hopson 16+2reb+4ast, Y.Gates 16+8reb+3ast, T.Nash 11+7reb+3ast, E.Asante Asare 9+6reb, J.Skjoldebrand 6+1ast
gschID: 540708


Maccabi T-A - Hapoel T-A 100-74

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Tel-Aviv: Maccabi T-A (#1) and Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#7). Maccabi T-A (17-6) crushed visiting Hapoel Tel-Aviv (11-12) by 26 points 100-74. The game was mostly controlled by Maccabi T-A. Hapoel Tel-Aviv managed to win fourth quarter 28-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Hapoel Tel-Aviv 46-20 including a 32-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. Maccabi T-A looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. The best player for the winners was the former international point guard Gal Mekel (190-88, college: Wichita St., agency: BeoBasket) who scored 13 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists. Naturalized American forward Joe Alexander (203-86, college: W.Virginia) chipped in 14 points and 7 rebounds. Four Maccabi T-A players scored in double figures. Maccabi T-A's coach Ainars Bagatskis felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Naturalized American power forward Richard Howell (203-90, college: N.Carolina St.) produced 20 points and 6 rebounds and point guard Tamir Blatt (180-97) added 9 points and 5 assists respectively for the guests. Maccabi T-A maintains first place with 17-6 record. Hapoel Tel-Aviv at the other side keeps the seventh position with 12 games lost. Maccabi T-A are looking forward to face league's second-placed Hapoel Holon at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Hapoel Tel-Aviv will play against Maccabi K/G (#12) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Maccabi T-A: J.Alexander 14+7reb, G.Pnini 14+2reb, G.Mekel 13+8reb+9ast, D.Smith 13+1reb+2ast, V.Rudd 11+9reb, S.Landesberg 10+3reb+4ast
Hapoel T-A: R.Howell 20+6reb+3ast, M.Lyons 12+3ast, M.Naor 10+4reb+1ast, T.Blatt 9+4reb+5ast, T.Moshe 7+1reb+2ast, A.Banks 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 540707


Hapoel Holon - Maccabi Ashdod 99-70

The game with biggest result difference took place in Holon. Local Hapoel Holon (16-7) outscored 11th ranked Maccabi Ashdod (8-15) 99-70. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Maccabi Ashdod. The game without a history. Hapoel Holon led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. American guard Tu Holloway (182-89, college: Xavier) orchestrated the victory by scoring 22 points and 9 assists. His fellow American import point guard Jordan Taylor (188-89, college: Wisconsin, agency: Pensack Sports) contributed with 14 points and 4 assists for the winners. Coach Dan Shamir's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. American point guard Kevin Dillard (183-89, college: Dayton) answered with 18 points and the former international Jake Cohen (208-90, college: Davidson) added 11 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Maccabi Ashdod. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Hapoel Holon maintains second place with 16-7 record behind leader Maccabi T-A. Maccabi Ashdod at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 15 games lost. Hapoel Holon will play against league's leader Maccabi T-A in Tel-Aviv in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Maccabi Ashdod will play at home against Bnei Hasharon (#3) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Hapoel Holon: T.Holloway 22+1reb+9ast, J.Taylor 14+4reb+4ast, J.Bell 13+3reb+3ast, A.Chubrevich 10+8reb+1ast, T.Younger 9+2reb+1ast, D.Atkins 9+9reb
Maccabi Ashdod: K.Dillard 18+4reb+1ast, C.Simon 16+4reb+1ast, J.Cohen 11+9reb+3ast, I.Ziv 10+3ast, B.Altit 8+5reb+1ast, J.Carmichael 4+6reb
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