Maccabi rests players and remains perfect in Israel

2022-11-06T20:51:52+00:00 2022-11-06T22:02:56+00:00.

Bojan Brezovac

06/Nov/22 20:51

Lorenzo Brown, Wade Baldwin, Jarell Martin, and Austin Hollins were left out of the squad for rest, but Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv wins easily against Hapoel Yossi Avrahami Eilat

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Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv had no problem in Round 5 of Israel’s Winner League Regular Season. Hapoel Eilat was no match as the Oded Kattash squad marched to the win, 96-74.

Jake Cohen led the way with 14 points. Rafi Menco and Alex Poythress added 11 points each. On the opposite end,  Netanel Arzis’s 23 points and Eric Griffin’s 22 fell short of a win for the home side.

Lorenzo Brown, Wade Baldwin, Jarell Martin, and Austin Hollins did not suit up to instead rest for the upcoming challenges.

On Thursday, Maccabi will be tasked with one of the biggest early-season fixtures when FC Barcelona arrives in Tel Aviv in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 7 schedule. The Israel giant currently holds a 4-2 record in the top-tier European club continental tournament.

Sharing the first place in the Israel league standings with the Yellows, Hapoel Vegan Friendly Tel Aviv improved to 4-0 with a narrow win, 86-81, over Hapoel Gilboa Galil. J’Covan Brown went for 21 points, six rebounds, and five assists.

Winner League Round 5:

Hapoel Nofar Galil Elion – Bnei Ofek Dist Herzeliya 95-89

Hapoel Altshuler Shaham Beer Sheva/Dimona – Hapoel Atsmon Holon 94-101

Hapoel B-Cure Laser Haifa – Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 57-74

Hapoel Yossi Avrahami Eilat – Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv 74-96

Hapoel Vegan Friendly Tel Aviv – Hapoel Gilboa Galil 86-81

Ironi Hai Motors Ness Ziona – Ironi Taxon Kiryat Ata (7/11)

STANDINGS: Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-0, Hapoel Tel Aviv 4-0, Ness Ziona 2-1, Hapoel Holon 3-2, Hapoel Jerusalem 3-2…