Referees: Zoran Sutulovic (MNE), Engin Kennerman (TUR)
Strauss Iscar Nahariya 103 Tallinn Kalev 74
Strauss Iscar Nahariya took control of D of the FIBA Europe League after their comprehensive 103:74 victory of Tallinn Kalev from Estonia. Naharyia currently lead all teams in the group with a 4-1 record.
Nahariya did not take long to establish their dominance in the game as they jumped out to a 11:2 lead from the tip-off. Forward Eric Campbell was unstoppable in the first period, pouring in 14 points to a total of 17 by Kalev.
Nahariya center Erez Markovich stepped up in the 2nd period in the place of Campbell, and by halftime both players already had 18 points to their name and Nahariya led 47:27.
Kalev staged a mini comeback in the 3rd quarter, cutting the lead to 12 points, but Nahariya re-established control soon after to run out easy winners.
Campbell finished with 28 points (10/14 shooting) and 13 rebounds, while Markovich added 22.
Priit Ilier had 21 points for Tallinn and guard Troy Coleman contributed 20.
Game MVP: Eric Campbell
Qutoes STRAUSS Iscar - Tallinn Kalev
Avi Ashskenzi, Head Coach, STRAUSS Iscar:
"Tallinn's players are young and talented. But today we were still better and that was a fact from the beginning. I wish them luck in the future."