Maccabi wins tough one against Ironi Nahariya

2018-03-25T21:50:55+00:00 2018-03-25T21:50:55+00:00.

Dionysis Aravantinos

25/Mar/18 21:50

Ironi Nahariya challenged Maccabi Tel Aviv, but at the end, the hosts got the win.

By Eurohoops Team /

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Ironi Nahariya 95-86 at home to improve its record to 16-5 in Israel’s Super League. Ironi Nahariya slipped to 7-14 on the year.

In the first half, the visitors were challenging the hosts as they were down by only three points (47-44) and even went up ahead in the third period (52-54).

In the fourth period, however, Maccabi regained the lead, even though Ironi Nahariya was still close (80-78). With an 8-2 run, the hosts increased the lead to eight points (88-80) and the game was eventually over.

DeShaun Thomas finished with 22 points for the winners. For the losing side, Yiftach Ziv put up 23 points.