Wednesday, April 21, 2021
- Advertisement -
Home World Victory in overtime for Maccabi, 99-94 Barcelona

Victory in overtime for Maccabi, 99-94 Barcelona

Despite the lack of scoring interest, Maccabi fought like a beast in Tel Aviv, against the champion Barcelona and in front of 3,000 of its fans, forced the Catalans to their ninth defeat in the Euroleague this year. The team of Giannis Sfeiropoulos managed in overtime to “grab” the victory with 99-94, for the 32nd game, celebrating its 13th European success (13th place) and ending the series of five victories of the Spaniards (23-9).

Three “stuck” three-pointers, by Bender, Bryd and Dorsey, brought the upset for Maccabi in 44 ΄ (92-90), with Zizic and the composure of the Israelis from the free throw line completing the triumph of the hosts.

It should be noted that the hosts had the opportunity to clear the victory in the regular time, but Higgins in the 3΄΄ scored 80-80 and sent the match to the extra five minutes.

Great performance by Ande Zizic with 24 points and 8 rebounds, while from the team of Saronas Jasikevicius, Nikola Mirotic (23p., 10r.) And Cory Higgins (20p.) Tried. Nick Kalathis stayed away from his good self, mainly in the creation part, with a score of 9 points and 5 assists.

The ten minutes: 21-14, 39-38, 65-59, 80-80 etc., 99-94 par.

- Advertisement -

MACABI (Sfeiropoulos): Bryant 10, Wilbekin 10 (2/5 two points, 1/5 three points, 5 errors), Klein, Jones 4, Caleiro 12, Cohen, Caspi 11 (3/5 two points, 4 rebounds), Dorsey 10 (2/5 three points, 4 rebounds), Dibartolomeo, Blazer 2, Bender 16 (4/5 two points, 2/3 three points, 2/2 shots, 6 rebounds, 4 assists), Zizic 24 (12/15 two points, 8 rebounds)

BARCELONA (Yasikevitsios): Davis 12 (8 rebounds), Westerman 2, Hanga 6, Bolmaro, Smith 6, Oriola 4, Abrines, Higgins 20 (6/10 two points, 2/2 three points, 2 errors), Kuric 12 (3/6 three points, 3 rebounds) ), Claver, Mirotic 23 (5/8 two points, 2/7 three points, 7/8 shots, 10 rebounds, 3 assists), Kalathis 9 (3/4 two points, 1/2 three points, 5 assists, 2 steals, 3 errors )

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Recent Comments