Sorkin and Wilbekin power Maccabi to 2-0 over Hapoel Tel Aviv

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15/May/22 22:01

Roman Sorkin and Scottie Wilbekin bring Maccabi closer to the Israeli Winner League playoffs

By Eurohoops team /

Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv grabbed a 93-86 victory over Hapoel Tel Aviv on the road to move up 2-0 in their quarterfinals series in the Israeli Winner League.

Roman Sorkin and Scottie Wilbekin were Maccabi‘s driving force in this victory, leading three more scorers in double figures. Sorkin posted a team-high 20 points along with 9 rebounds and Wilbekin picked up 18 points.

Derrick Williams tapped 16 points for Avi Even’s squad, Keenan Evans followed with 15 points and five rebounds and James Nunnally added 11 points.

Hapoel’s J’Covan Brown scored a game-high 26 points for the hosts though his efforts weren’t able to help Hapoel even the series. Idan Zalmanson added 16 points, Bar Timor had 15 and JP Tokoto posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Maccabi is one victory away from clinching a spot in the Winner League semifinals and Game 3 of the series will take place in Menora Mivtachim Arena (date TBA).


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