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Basketball: Georgia nips Israel by one in Eilat

In Monday night’s latest tune-up game for the upcoming EuroBasket tournament, Israel fell in agonizing fashion to Georgia, losing 74-73 on some late heroics from Georgian guard Ricky Hickman, who also plays for Maccabi Tel Aviv.
In front of a decent crowd at Eilat’s Rabin Arena, Omri Casspi (pictured above in blue and white) led the hosts with 18 points in defeat as Arik Shivek’s team fell to 2-5 in their exhibition warmup contests.
On Monday, Israel took a four-point lead into the final quarter, but the visitors stayed in the game and Hickman’s bucket with six seconds left proved to be the difference.
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