A seventh win of the season in the Euroleague and wuth the biggeat margin 98-58 over Krka Novo Mesto in the NOKIA ARENA.
After an opening of 8-0, Maccabi ended the first quarter on 24-10. A series of “crazy shots” by Clarence Gilbert, cut the lead to 30-24 but at the half Maccabi led 49-34.
Five minutes into the third period the score read 63-40 and at the end of the period 75-48. Even the ankle injury of Maceo Baston, did not stop the Yellows who reached a par of 41 and eventually won by 40.
It was moving evening for Deon Thomas who immediatly after the game flew ro the US to stay with his son, badly injured in an accident. The fans gave him great support and he thanked them.
Although he played only 22:30 minutes, Baston was the MVP with 23 pts in 64% FRG, 7 rbds, 3 stls & 2 blocked shots.