Credit: TASS Scanpix
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Although Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv have reportedly shown strong interest in signing Xavi Pascual, new reports indicate that the pursuit has come to an end.

Free throws this season

Points made: 14,1
Accuracy: 81,4%
Place in standings: 1
Record max: 25
Record min: 6
Most made FTs: James Nunnally

According to Israeli news outlet Israel Hayom, the country's lone club in the EuroLeague has failed to negotiate a deal with the coach.

If Pascual wanted to leave Zenit Saint Petersburg this offseason, he would have had to pay a significant buyout, sources tell BasketNews.

Per BasketNews sources, Pascual is set to earn around €1.5M the following season. Mainly due to financial reasons, he was always a long-shot target for Maccabi, sources tell BasketNews.

According to Moses Barda of One, the club has started talks with Oded Katash about his return to the club.

Maccabi Tel Aviv's season ended somberly losing by 22 points, their worst defeat ever in the Winner League playoffs, against Bnei Herzliya in the decisive Game 3 of the semifinal.

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