Hapoel GIlboa Galil finished unbeaten the Group Stage
13-01-2021 | 21:25Hapoel GIlboa Galil is the undisputed winner of Group B in Delasport Balkan League. The former BIBL champions defeated Maccabi Haifa 86-82 away from home to finish the group with 4-0 record. The team had already secured the first place but still played at its best and managed to win. Now Hapoel will be waiting to see the result of he game Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem and Maccabi Rishon LeZion to understand its next opponent in the match that will decide which team will advance to the Second Stage.
As for Maccabi Haifa the team tried hard to win but finished the group with four defeats from four games. The team fought until the end to get the first win but couldn't come out on top at the end.
Gilboa Galil started well the match and jumped up to an early 9-2 lead. Maccabi responded by closing the gap to 1 but the visitors again pulled away to be up by 9. It was a second quarter of ups and downs for both sides as the lead was moving between 4 points and double-digits. The most the visitors led was by 13 points while at the break the difference was 12.
Things didn't change much in the third quarter was at the end of it Hapoel was still leading by 12. In the fourth though Maccabi gave its best and even managed to take the lead. Thanks to an 11-0 run the hosts went up by a point with three minutes to go but then Nethanel Artsi scored two straight triples to restore the visitors' advantage. Maccabi managed to cut the deficit to a single point but a 3-point play by Jehyve Floyd decided the game in favour of the visitors.
In a balanced offensive effort Hapoel was led by Yotam Hanochi who finished with 13 points. Nethanel Artsi finished with 12 points as Yiftach Ziv had 11.
Michael Cobbins was the top performer in the game having a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds for the hosts. Rigoberto Mendoza and Roman Sorkin were the next best scorers finishing with 14 points apiece.
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|19 Jan 2021
KK Ibar Rozaje
Stara Zagora | Obshtinska19 Jan 2021 18.00
|BC Beroe||LIVE||KK Ibar Rozaje|
Rishon LeZion | Beit Maccabi20 Jan 2021 19.00
|Maccabi Rishon LeZion||Hapoel Gilboa Galil B.C.|
|Sport 5, YouTube|
Plovdiv | Complex Sila21 Jan 2021 18.00
|BC Akademik Plovdiv||KK Ibar Rozaje|
Tivat | S.C. Zupa26 Jan 2021
|KK Teodo||KK Kumanovo 2009|
Rozaje | Sportski Centar27 Jan 2021 17.00
|KK Ibar Rozaje||LIVE||KK Kumanovo 2009|
Plovdiv | Complex Sila28 Jan 2021 18.00
|BC Akademik Plovdiv||BC Beroe|
All times are local time
|Balkan League, Group A|
|1||Hapoel SP Tel Aviv B.C.||3 - 1||7|
|2||Bnei Herzliya||2 - 2||6|
|3||Hapoel B-Cure Laser Haifa||1 - 3||5|
|Balkan League, Group B|
|1||Hapoel Gilboa Galil B.C.||4 - 0||8|
|2||Ironi Nahariya||2 - 2||6|
|3||Maccabi Haifa||0 - 4||4|
|Balkan League, Group C|
|1||Hapoel Holon B.C.||4 - 0||8|
|2||Hapoel Yossi Avrahami Eilat||2 - 2||6|
|3||Ironi Hai Motors Ness Ziona||0 - 4||4|
|Balkan League, Group D|
|1||Maccabi Rishon LeZion||3 - 1||7|
|2||Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem||2 - 2||6|
|3||Hapoel Altshuler Shaham Be′er Sheva B.C.||1 - 3||5|
|Balkan League, Group E|
|1||BC Akademik Plovdiv||6 - 2||14|
|2||KK Teodo||4 - 5||13|
|3||KK TFT||3 - 6||12|
|4||BC Beroe||4 - 3||11|
|5||KK Kumanovo 2009||3 - 4||10|
|6||KK Ibar Rozaje||3 - 3||9|