Maccabi Fox Tel Aviv's direction returns to the Israeli Premier League, as they'll face Maccabi Haifa as part of the 16th fixture (Sunday, 21:00, live on Sport5 - channel 55). The matchup will take place in Menorah Mivtachim Arena, the home of the Israeli champions, which holds a perfect record in the EuroLeague and Domestic league play.
The coaching staff registered 10 players to the contest, Nate Wolters will get to rest. The roster contains Elijah Bryant, Scottie Wilbekin, Quincy Acy, Othello Hunter, Deni Avdija, Tyler Dorsey, Jake Cohen, Dori Sahar, Jonathan Atias, and Yovel Zoosman.
Maccabi Haifa comes into the game on a two-game winning streak (Maccabi Rishon LeZion and Hapoel Beer Sheva), which gives her an 8:7 record. Daniel Seoane's squad steals 9 balls per game as she enjoys great production from James Young (20.9 PPG), Nestor Colmenares (8.1 REB), and Gregory Vargas (9.1 AST). The Greens score 83.4 points per game in comparison to the Yellow & Blues, who score 91.1.
Throughout history, the Yellow & Blue won 104 times in 114 regular-season matchups. In the past meeting between the clubs in the 8th Israeli Premier League fixture, Giannis Sfairopoulos's squad finished on top with a 93:75 win in Romema Arena. Quincy Acy led Maccabi scorers with 24 points (4/4 from three) and 9 rebounds, Othello Hunter added 13, Elijah Bryant 12 and Deni Avdija finished the night with 11 points, 6 rebounds & 2 blocks for the visitors.