Maccabi Haifa hosted Hapoel Galil / Gilboa tonight (Sunday) for a preparation game in the Romema home Arena. 300 viewers arrived to watch the greens return to the home cort after three months.
The game, which was largely tight and revolving. In the 3rd quarter, team player Scott Suggs injured his nose and headed to the hospital. In the closing seconds Jamar Galli of Galil / Gilboa equalized with a three-pointer on the buzzer and the game extended.
With an extension like the game, it was tight to the end with the Reds hand at the top at the end of the game as the scoreboard showed 92:90 for Gilboa / Galil.
Maccabi started in the following quintet:
Gil Amitay, Scott Suggs, James Young, Roman Sorkin, Eric Anderson.
Maccabi Haifa 28-22 Hapoel Gilboa / Galil
Maccabi Haifa 37-42 Hapoel Gilboa / Galil
Maccabi Haifa 61-65 Hapoel Gilboa / Galil
Maccabi Haifa 86-86 Hapoel Gilboa / Galil
Maccabi Haifa 90-92 Hapoel Gilboa / Galil
Young 29 pts 7 reb 6 as and 3 stl, Workman 19 pts and 13 reb, Sauggs 13, koperberg 9 pts and 5 reb, Anderson 6 pts and 9 reb, Mor 6, Assayag 2, Amitay 1 pts.