Leader Maccabi Tel Aviv falls to Gilboa/Galil

Tel Aviv improved to 8-6, while Hapoel Jerusalem fell to 10-4 and missed a chance to move tied with Maccabi Tel Aviv at the summit.

January 21, 2018 01:30
Hapoel Gilboa/Galil guard D'Angelo Harrison (right)

Hapoel Gilboa/Galil guard D'Angelo Harrison (right).. (photo credit: UDI ZITIAT)


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Hapoel Tel Aviv erased a 19-point third-quarter deficit to stun Hapoel Jerusalem 89-85 at the Jerusalem Arena on Saturday night after Maccabi Tel Aviv suffered a surprise 94-91 home loss to Hapoel Gilboa/Galil.

Jerusalem led 71-52 with two minutes to play in the third frame, but Tel Aviv scored the final six points of the period and outscored the hosts 31-14 in the final 10 minutes, with Jerel McNeal netting the go-ahead three-pointer with nine seconds to play.

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McNeal led five Tel Aviv players in double figures with 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

Tel Aviv improved to 8-6, while Jerusalem fell to 10-4 and missed a chance to move tied with Maccabi Tel Aviv at the summit.

Jerome Dyson scored 20 points for Jerusalem.

Maccabi Tel Aviv was playing for the fifth time in nine days, but was still expected to easily handle Gilboa after beating Red Star Belgrade at Yad Eliyahu Arena two days earlier.

Maccabi had no answer for D’Angelo Harrison, who led Gilboa (8-6) with 34 points. Pierre Jackson and Michael Roll each scored 14 for Maccabi.

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