Thursday, March 26, 2009
Maccabi Haifa Heat 89-Ironi Ramat Gan 72
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
B.J McKie led Haifa with 18 points as the Heat overcame a nine-point deficit to defeat Ironi Ramat Gan by a score of 89-72 in their first game of the new season. Davon Jefferson dazzled with a series of spectacular dunks, notching 17 points on the day. Doron Perkins added 16 as well as 8 assists, and Ido Kozikaro recorded a double-double, with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Also scoring for Haifa were Gur Porat, with 5 points, and Amit Ben David and Moshe Mizrahi with 3 points each.
Haifa held Ramat Gan's star player Carmelo Lee to just 11 points and Jonathan Jones to 13. Josh Gomez led Ramat Gan with 27 points on the day.
"We faced an excellent opponent," said Ramat Gan coach Robi Blinco. "We were concerned with Haifa, especially of their rebounds, and this is going to give them many more wins in the future."