In contrast to last season, Ironi Strauss Nahariya were no match this evening to Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv who won 110-73.
Maccabi, who played without the sick Nikola Vujcic and the injured Yotam Halperin, had a much easier game than expected. After 27-20 at the end of the first period, Maccabi ran 32-16 at the second and by half time held a 59-36 lead. After the third period the score read 83-54 and at the end they won by 37 points.
Maceo Baston led all scorers with 27 pts in 84%FG and pulled down 5 rbds. Tal Burstein continued his brilliant form and made 21 pts in 87%FG (4-4 for three), 6 assists & 4 rbds.