Maccabi Tel Aviv takes 2-0 lead over Hapoel Tel Aviv

2019-05-27T22:27:33+00:00 2019-05-27T22:30:19+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

27/May/19 22:27

Maccabi is one win away from the Israeli Winner League Final Four.

By Eurohoops team/

Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Hapoel Tel Aviv 85 – 72 in Game 2 of the Israeli Winner League quarterfinals to take a 2-0 lead in the series. The “Yellows” need one more win to advance to the league’s Final Four.

Jake Cohen scored 21 points and Scottie Wilbekin 19, including some key triples down the stretch that transformed a 67 – 66 Maccabi deficit to a 67 -72 lead with three minutes remaining. NBA Draft prospect Yovel Zoosman finished with 15 points (4/5 triples) plus two rebounds and two assists in 26 minutes.

From Hapoel, Stuart Douglass dropped 19 points. Tomer Ginat had 15 points and five rebounds while Rich Howell posted 15 points and five boards.