Jaleen Smith shines for Croatia – Easy win for Israel

2022-08-18T21:51:54+00:00 2022-08-30T14:33:07+00:00.

Aris Barkas

18/Aug/22 21:51


Naturalized point Jaleen Smith made the difference for Croatia against Hungary, while Israel beat Romania with ease

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

The prep game between Croatia and Hungary ended up being a trivial affair with the hosts getting the 84-64 win. After the first quarter, in which Croatia led by seven (24-17) the guests simply couldn’t keep up.

Naturalized point Jaleen Smith with 19 points was the top scorer for the winners, while Karlo Matkovic scored 13 points and Mario Hezonja added 12.

Zoltan Perl with 17 points and David Vojvoda with 14 were the top scorers of Hungary.

Israel also got it easy in the exhibition game against Romania, with the final score being 105-61. Yam Madar scored 18 points for the winning side, while Wizards‘ Deni Avdija returned to action and scored 12.

Photo credit: HKS