5 in a row for Ironi Rain Nahariya after a thriller in Skopje
24-01-2022 | 21:19Ironi Rain Nahariya recorded its fifth win in a row in Group B of Delasport Balkan League. The Israeli side visited KK TFT in Skopje and took 67-66 victory in a thrilling game. It was decided with a successful free throw by Yogev Ohayon with 18 seconds left as then the hosts committed a turnover and the visitors held on. That puts them on a 5-1 record and tomorrow they'll visit Ibar in Rozaje. TFT in the meantime now has 4-5 record and will play against Beroe on February 9 to decide whether the team will advance to Staga 2.
t was a close game throughout with the visitors leading for most of it. With two minutes to go they wer up by 5 points but then missed some shots and the hosts managed to tie on a Horton triple with 43 seconds left to play. Then Ohayon missed but he did well to keep the ball for his team and shortly after he was fouled. The experienced guard made only the second free throw which gave the hosts a final chance with 18 seconds to go. They however made a mistake from the out which gave the ball to the visitors and they managed to keep it in their hands and celebrated the win.
Dustin Thomas was the only one in double-digits for the winners finishing with 19 points and adding also 9 rebounds. Tomer Cohen, Dolev Drapic and Alex Chubrevich each had 9 points.
The hosts were led by Landrius Horton who finished with 19 points as Jermaine Bishop added 18.
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