Maccabi Tel Aviv Alan Anderson 311.
(photo credit: Asaf Kliger)
After winning the BSL League Cup with an 87-77 victory over Hapoel Jerusalem at
Malha Arena on Thursday night, Maccabi Tel Aviv will go searching for revenge
when it begins its regular season campaign on Sunday night.
Hapoel Gilboa/Galil at the Nokia Arena in a repeat of last season’s final, which
Gilboa won handsomely to lift the second championship in club
However, both teams have gone through wholesale changes since,
and anything but an easy Tel Aviv victory on Sunday would be a
“This is our easiest game of the season,” said new Gilboa/Galil
coach Lior Lubin.
“We are a massive underdog and we have nothing to
Meanwhile, Maccabi Haifa visits Hapoel Holon after its impressive
progress to the group stage of the EuroChallange last week.
75-63 in France, Haifa thrashed Paris Levallois 89-66 at home and will be
looking to carry the momentum into its BSL campaign.
Also Sunday, Maccabi
Rishon Lezion hosts Barak Netanya.
On Monday, Hapoel Jerusalem visits
Bnei Hasharon, while Maccabi Ashdod hosts Ironi Ashkelon.