Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv this evening crushed Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem 91-59.
A tremendous defensive display by Maccabi players did not give the visitors a chanc. Anthony Parker & later Derrick Sharp completely shut out Will Solomon who came to this game with an average of 28 pts and after 35 minuted on court had only six.
In offense it was a brilliant display by Sarunas Jasikevicius with 28 pts in 100% FG. He had 8-8 from three pointers and 2-2 for two pts. He also dished 4 assists and 1 BS. Another impressive display by Nikola Vujcic with 12 pts, 16 rbds, 5 assissts and 2 steals.
Maccabi led 45-29 at the half. The third period was the Jasikevicius show when he scored 5 of his three pointers and Maccabi opened a 28 pts gap. Yotam Halperin & Avi Ben Chimol playred in the final quarter and helped Maccabi to a 32 points final score. The sick Shelef & Saffar did not play.