Schedules & Scores
Last Game - Men's DI Playoffs
Maccabi Tel Aviv 86 - M. Habikaa 59
Givat Shmeul 78 - Jerusalem 97 - Gallery
Hapoel Jerusalem overcome the defeat in Belgrad and won eazily vs. Givat Shmuel. Liron Moldovan was there and took some pictures.
Jerusalem Easily Wins in Givat
After the disappointing knock-out from ULEB Cup, Hapoel Jerusalem returned to the league, and had no problems with Givat Shmuel on the road, 97-78. Austin, with 23 points, led a 20-0 run in the first half which sealed the deal. The rest of the games - today.
Givat Shmuel 75 - Maccabi Tel-Aviv 98 - Gallery
Liron Moldovan Saw Maccabi running 14-31 in the last quarter and took some nice pictures for us
Galil Defeats Givat at Home
Galil Elyon dropped a 19-point lead in the third period and allowed Givat Shmuel to pull back, but recovered in the clutch and won 95-92.
Jerusalem Advance to the Semis
Hapoel Jerusalem ran 23-9 in the second quarter, exploiting Coach Berkovic's ejection, to take control of their cup quarterfinals second leg against Givat Shmuel and completed a double-win, 96-83. Tomorrow (Sunday), 3 more tickets to the semifinals will be handed out: Nahariya - Maccabi (+14), Ramat Gan - Yoqne'am/Megido (+4), Gilboa/Afula - Bnei Hasharon (+25).
Jerusalem Close to the Semis
Hapoel Jerusalem, with a very good debut by Terence Morris, had no problems to defeat Givat Shmuel (Still without Deon Thomas) on the road, as Bowers scored 16 of his game-high 21 points in the second half against his last year's team. The rest of the games are today (Sunday): Maccabi Tel Aviv hosts Nahariya, Gilboa/Afula travels to Bnei Hasharon and National League side Yoqne'am/Megido will try to upset Ramat Gan.
Thomas Returns to Israel
Deon Thomas, who has played overseas since breaking his leg 2 seasons ago, was cut from CSKA Sofia last week and signed today with Givat Shmuel.
Maccabi Dominated Givat Shmuel
Even without Vujcic and Buford, Maccabi Tel Aviv had no problems with Givat Shmuel, which was outrebounded 46-14 (!) and lost 77-110.
Bowers Joins Austin in Jerusalem
Timmy Bowers, who led Givat Shmuel's amazing late season run which prevented them from relegating, joins his former MSU teammate in Hapoel Jerusalem, Mario Austin.
April's MVP - Timmy Bowers
Timmy Bowers of Givat Shmuel is our player of the month for April. The discovery of the month comes from the third league!