A second defeat of the season in the Premier League, 76-91 in Malha vs Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem. Next Sunday Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv will play the joint leaders Bnei Hasharon at the NOKIA Arena for first place in the standings.
This is one game that should be forgotten as soon as possible. Except Nikola Vujcic & Sarunas Jasikevicus, no other player has played to his true form.
Jerusalem led all the way: 27-19 at the end of the first quarter & 47-36 at half time. At the end of the third it was 72-56and the largest margin was 23 points (80-57) and eventually a 15 pts win.
Jerusalem dominated the rebound 36-29 (including 9 offensive rbds) and were also superior in 3pts% (43 to 35), FT% (81 to 61) and assists (23 to 18).
Vujcic had an outstanding game with his three points shots making 5 of 6. In total he scored 28 pts in 60%FG, pulled down 6 rbds and dished out 3 assists.
MVP for the night was Kelly McCarty with 23 pts, 11 rbds, 3 stls & 2 bsts.