Joe Ragland sets assists record as Hapoel Holon knocks out Legia

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Giannis Askounis

06/Dec/22 21:45

A dominating performance for Hapoel Atsmon Holon earns an advantage in the hunt for the top seed in Group C

By Eurohoops Team/

On Tuesday, one-sided traffic as Hapoel Atsmon Holon crushes Legia Warszawa, 101-79.

Limited to 1/5 shots and five points, Joe Ragland focused on creating responsibilities. Delighting the crowd at Holon Toto Hall, he dished out 18 assists, the most in a single game of the Basketball Champions League. After breaking the record late in the Regular Season Gameday 5 contest, he checked out completing a phenomenal performance.

Among the heavy contributors rested in the fourth quarter, Erick Green tallied 23 points. With eight points in the last ten minutes, Chris Johnson went up to 25 points along with a game-high seven rebounds. More double-digit scoring efforts in Hayden Dalton with 12 points and Frederic Bourdillon packing 11 of his own.

With playing time spread among all available squad members, youngster Gal Abrass got in the mix to log his first BCL appearance and put in three points. All 11 players suiting up made the scoring list. Staying on the injury list was C.J. Harris.

Hot shooting for the players coached by Guy Goodes. They ended up with 57.6% from the field, including 15/32 from beyond the arc. They also sank all 18 free throws for good measure.

The Israel champions jumped to 4-1. They can clinch the top seed in Group C with a Gameday 6 win at Filou Oostende. Wojskowi falling to 1-4 were eliminated, thus granting Oostende access to the best-of-three Play-in Round.

Standing out for Wojciech Kaminski’s side, Billy Garrett Jr. and Ray McCallum Jr. scored 19 and 16 points, respectively. Geoffrey Groselle and Lukasz Koszarek followed with 12 points each.

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Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League