Credit: Winner League
Credit Winner League

Maccabi Tel Aviv blew out 92-62 (28-18, 17-15, 19-21, 28-8) Hapoel Eilat in the Winner Cup Final, held at the Shlomo Group Arena in northern Tel-Aviv, to lift the trophy for the second consecutive season and ninth time in club's history.

James Nunnally

James  Nunnally
Team: Maccabi Tel Aviv
Position: SF, SG
Age: 31
Height: 201 cm
Weight: 93 kg
Birth place: California, United States of America

James Nunnally led Maccabi with 19 points on 5 of 6 in three-point shooting, plus six rebounds, to take home the MVP award.

Roman Sorkin debuted with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Keenan Evans finished with 11 points for the Yellow and Blue, who controlled the game from start to finish and completely dominated (28-8) in the fourth quarter. Until then, the squad coached By Ariel Halahmi had shown a competitive face, being down by only ten points going into the game's final stretch.

Justin Patton was Eilat's top scorer with 11 points, to which he added seven rebounds. Zuf Ben Moshe (10 points, six rebounds), Ben Carter (10 points, five rebounds) and Bryon Allen (10 points) also scored in double digits.

The Israeli powerhouse finished off their shortened preseason ahead of their opening EuroLeague game on Thursday (30/9) against Bayern Munich.Maccabi played without center Ante Zizic who suffered a slight tear in his thigh muscle and will be out for 6 weeks. Ioannis Sfairopoulos’s squad advanced to the title game after holding off Hapoel Jerusalem on Friday, as Jalen Reynolds starred in the victory.

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