Great Britain96-86

22-19, 31-21, 23-14, 20-32

Israel

 

Date: 13.09.2008, 19:00hGroup:  DVenue:   Liverpool (ENG) Spectators: 2350
Referees:  Daniel Hierrezuelo (ESP), Eddie Viator (FRA), Oliver Krause (GER)
TEAM LEADERS
Great Britain Israel
Pops Mensah-Bonsu (22)PtsLior Eliyahu (24)
Pops Mensah-Bonsu (11)RebGuy Pnini (5)
Nate Reinking (5), Luol Deng (5)ASMeir Tapiro (4)
Nate Reinking (3)STRaviv Limonad (2), Yotam Halperin (2)
Pops Mensah-Bonsu (3)BS3 players tied with 1

GAME REPORT

13.09.2008
Britain Top Israel And Group D
Great Britain shot to the top of Group D in EuroBasket qualifying on Saturday evening with a 96-86 win over Israel in Liverpool.

Chris Finch's team has now won three games in a row since falling to a 102-92 defeat in Tel Aviv in the opening qualifying clash for both sides on September 3.

In that first meeting, Britain led 85-83 when their naturalized guard Nate Reinking fouled Meir Tapiro with less than a second remaining.

Tapiro tied the game at the free throw line and Israel pulled away in the extra period for a 10-point win.

In the rematch back in England, Pops Mensah-Bonsu had 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Brits - another solid showing for the big man who this summer signed for Spanish powerhouses DKV Joventut.

The center also had a great game on defense, blocking three shots and coming up with two of Britain's 10 steals.

Britain led by 23 points in the final minute of the third quarter and were still up by 19 with 4:21 remaining.

Israel pulled to within eight at 92-84 with 1:07 remaining before falling by 10.

Had Britain won by more than 10, they would have had the advantage in the goal differential tie-breaker should that come into play at the end of qualifying.

As it is, they will still like their strong position with a 3-1 record heading into games against the Czech Republic on Wednesday and Saturday at Bosnia.

Four other players finished in double figures for Britain, including 20 for Luol Deng.

Lior Eliyahu had 24 points for Israel.

COACH QUOTES

13.09.2008
Quotes Great Britain vs. Israel
Zvi Sherf, Israel coach:

"The key difference was the number of free throw shots we were getting and the other team was getting. Mensah-Bonsu was unstoppable under the basket and Deng made the same number of points like he makes in every game but the early foul problems we were having and the free throw shots we didn't get was about a ten point difference. We improved a little bit in the third and fourth quarter we brought a different squad to the court but it wasn't enough to get the points. We will continue to fight in this pool. I think the GB team is a very good team who can win in Bosnia and the Czech Republic."

Chris Finch, Great Britain coach:

"I felt we were slow at the start and the finish but also played some special basketball. I know the guys were up for this game. We had some important contributions from the bench from guys like Jarrett Hart and Richard Midgley and now we have to keep going.  In Tel Aviv we let them (Israel) run their offense. They have a great system that we let them run. We made a point of trying to stop Tapiro and Eliyahu; Eliyahu hurt us a bit but no-one else really stepped up and on our one-on-one basketball we got a lot of points back."

Nick George, Great Britain player:

"I had a lot of fun out there tonight.  All these games have been a lot of fun. I think we brought a lot of energy to the game although we didn't start off too great. Our defense was key tonight although we're still struggling to close out our games. We've got to get back in the gym and stay focused."

Top performers

Great Britain Israel

Pops Mensah-Bonsu

 

Lior Eliyahu

22Pts24
11Reb4
3AS0
2ST0
3BS1

Accumulated statistics

Great Britain Israel
34/64FG M/A35/72
30/46 (65.2%) FG2P M/A32/59 (54.2%)
4/18 (22.2%) FG3P M/A3/13 (23.1%)
24/33 (72.7%) FT M/A13/17 (76.5%)
36 (11-25) Reb (O-D) 32 (12-20)
21AS15
18TO17
10ST7
5BS3
22PF25
96Pts86

PHOTO GALLERY

GREAT BRITAIN
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Hart, J. 181/425.01/333.30/10.02/2100.0033230034
5Midgley, R. 111/333.30/00.01/333.30/00.0123301003
6George, N. 247/1070.06/785.71/333.30/00.00002110115
*7Mensah-Bonsu, P. 336/966.76/966.70/00.010/1283.347113323322
*8Sullivan, A. 163/560.03/560.00/00.03/650.0404110059
*9Deng, L. 386/1442.94/850.02/633.36/785.71565322220
10Achara, K. DNP
11Freeland, J. 165/683.35/683.30/00.03/650.00440000113
*12Reinking, N. 315/1050.05/683.30/40.00/00.00445530310
13Leven, S. 10/10.00/00.00/10.00/00.0000000000
*14Boyd, F. 110/20.00/20.00/00.00/00.0000021040
15Boateng, E. 10/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000000
TEAM/COACH10100
TOTAL34/ 6453.130/ 4665.24/ 1822.224/3372.711253621181052296
ISRAEL
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Roth, M. 71/333.30/20.01/1100.00/00.0011311033
5Eliyahu, L. 209/1275.09/1275.00/00.06/875.03140101224
6Limonad, R. 204/944.44/850.00/10.01/1100.0011122009
7Watson, C. DNP
8Casspi, O. 105/683.35/5100.00/10.00/00.01231000210
*9Halperin, Y. 323/1030.03/560.00/50.02/2100.0101332018
10Pnini, G. 255/683.34/580.01/1100.02/2100.01452101113
*11Tapiro, M. 211/425.01/333.30/10.00/00.0000430012
*12Naor, M. 152/450.01/1100.01/333.30/00.0134001035
*13Kozikaro, I. 163/933.33/933.30/00.02/2100.0224131058
*14Green, Y. 221/714.31/714.30/00.00/20.0011020132
15Tamir, A. 121/250.01/250.00/00.00/00.0022010042
TEAM/COACH33600
TOTAL35/ 7248.632/ 5954.23/ 1323.113/1776.51220321517732586
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

GALLERY

TOP PERFORMERS

Great Britain Israel

Pops Mensah-Bonsu

 

Lior Eliyahu

22Pts24
11Reb4
3AS0
2ST0
3BS1
33Min20

TEAM STATS

Great Britain Israel
34/64FG M/A35/72
30/46 (65.2%) FG2P M/A32/59 (54.2%)
4/18 (22.2%) FG3P M/A3/13 (23.1%)
24/33 (72.7%) FT M/A13/17 (76.5%)
36 (11-25) Reb (O-D) 32 (12-20)
21AS15
18TO17
10ST7
5BS3
22PF25
96Pts86

PLAY BY PLAY

TimeGREAT BRITAINScoreISRAEL
09:49 0 - 2 11 M. Tapiro 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
09:368 A. Sullivan Turnover (Bad Pass)   12 M. Naor Steal
09:217 P. Mensah-Bonsu Def. Rebound   14 Y. Green 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
09:15   13 I. Kozikaro Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
09:04   14 Y. Green Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
09:048 A. Sullivan Free throw missed(1/2)   
09:048 A. Sullivan Free throw missed(2/2)   13 I. Kozikaro Def. Rebound
08:5214 F. Boyd Steal   9 Y. Halperin Turnover (Bad Pass)
08:459 L. Deng Turnover (Bad Pass)   
08:278 A. Sullivan Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   
08:27   14 Y. Green Free throw missed(1/2)
08:277 P. Mensah-Bonsu Def. Rebound   14 Y. Green Free throw missed(2/2)
08:159 L. Deng 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 12 N. Reinking 
3 - 2 
07:49 3 - 4 13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
07:3212 N. Reinking 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 5 - 4 
07:197 P. Mensah-Bonsu Steal   13 I. Kozikaro Turnover (Ball Handling)
07:1012 N. Reinking 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 Y. Green Def. Rebound
06:54   13 I. Kozikaro Offensive Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)
13 I. Kozikaro Turnover (Offensive foul)
06:337 P. Mensah-Bonsu Turnover (Bad Pass)   
06:33Substitution: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu out,
11 J. Freeland in 
  
06:19 5 - 7 12 M. Naor 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 Y. Halperin
06:11   12 M. Naor Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)
06:009 L. Deng 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   12 M. Naor Def. Rebound
05:44 5 - 9 14 Y. Green 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 11 M. Tapiro
05:2211 J. Freeland 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 A. Sullivan 
7 - 9 
05:02 7 - 11 13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 11 M. Tapiro
04:4614 F. Boyd 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 A. Sullivan 
  
04:46   11 M. Tapiro Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)
04:468 A. Sullivan Free throw missed(1/2)   
04:468 A. Sullivan Free throw MADE(2/2) 8 - 11 
04:3111 J. Freeland Def. Rebound   14 Y. Green 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:209 L. Deng 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 12 N. Reinking 
10 - 11 
04:20   12 M. Naor Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 2nd)
04:20Substitution: 8 A. Sullivan out,
7 P. Mensah-Bonsu in 
  
04:209 L. Deng Free throw MADE(1/1) 11 - 11 
04:0314 F. Boyd Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   
04:03 11 - 12 9 Y. Halperin Free throw MADE(1/2)
04:03 11 - 13 9 Y. Halperin Free throw MADE(2/2)
03:5712 N. Reinking 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 13 - 13 
03:457 P. Mensah-Bonsu Def. Rebound   9 Y. Halperin 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:3812 N. Reinking 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 15 - 13 
03:2311 J. Freeland Def. Rebound   9 Y. Halperin 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
03:187 P. Mensah-Bonsu Turnover (Travelling)   
03:03   12 M. Naor 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:0012 N. Reinking Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   
03:00   12 M. Naor Off. Rebound
03:0014 F. Boyd Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)   
03:00Substitution: 14 F. Boyd out,
4 J. Hart in 
  
02:549 L. Deng Def. Rebound   12 M. Naor 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:509 L. Deng Turnover (Ball Handling)   9 Y. Halperin Steal
02:45   9 Y. Halperin 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
02:409 L. Deng block
12 N. Reinking Def. Rebound 
  
02:327 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   12 M. Naor Def. Rebound
02:1412 N. Reinking Steal   14 Y. Green Turnover (Ball Handling)
02:074 J. Hart 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 12 N. Reinking 
17 - 13 
02:00Timeout   
02:00   Substitution: 12 M. Naor out,
10 G. Pnini in
01:5312 N. Reinking Def. Rebound   13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Dunk) missed
01:42   13 I. Kozikaro Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 3rd)
01:42   Substitution: 13 I. Kozikaro out,
5 L. Eliyahu in
01:427 P. Mensah-Bonsu block   
01:4211 J. Freeland Free throw missed(1/2)   
01:4211 J. Freeland Free throw MADE(2/2) 18 - 13 
01:21 18 - 15 10 G. Pnini 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
01:127 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 4 J. Hart 
20 - 15 
00:53   14 Y. Green 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 10 G. Pnini
00:48   5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound:
00:487 P. Mensah-Bonsu Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)   
00:48 20 - 16 5 L. Eliyahu Free throw MADE(1/2)
00:48 20 - 17 5 L. Eliyahu Free throw MADE(2/2)
00:48   Substitution: 11 M. Tapiro out,
4 M. Roth in
00:3112 N. Reinking Turnover (Ball Handling)   9 Y. Halperin Steal
00:26 20 - 19 9 Y. Halperin 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
00:219 L. Deng 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 22 - 19 
00:16   5 L. Eliyahu Turnover (Travelling)
00:029 L. Deng 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu 
  
00:027 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed    Def. Rebound
TimeGREAT BRITAINScoreISRAEL
10:00Substitution: 11 J. Freeland out,
6 N. George in 
  
10:00Substitution: 12 N. Reinking out,
8 A. Sullivan in 
  
09:564 J. Hart 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 L. Eliyahu Def. Rebound
09:367 P. Mensah-Bonsu Def. Rebound   9 Y. Halperin 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
09:288 A. Sullivan 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)   10 G. Pnini Block
4 M. Roth Def. Rebound
09:20 22 - 21 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 M. Roth
08:579 L. Deng 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 J. Hart 
24 - 21 
08:39 24 - 24 4 M. Roth 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 G. Pnini
08:216 N. George 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 26 - 24 
08:08 26 - 26 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 M. Roth
07:48   4 M. Roth Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
07:399 L. Deng 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu 
  
07:337 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 28 - 26 
07:198 A. Sullivan Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)   
07:11   9 Y. Halperin Turnover (Bad Pass)
06:54   14 Y. Green Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)
06:549 L. Deng Free throw MADE(1/2) 29 - 26 
06:549 L. Deng Free throw MADE(2/2) 30 - 26 
06:464 J. Hart Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   
06:427 P. Mensah-Bonsu Steal   4 M. Roth Turnover (Bad Pass)
06:366 N. George 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu 
32 - 26 
06:186 N. George Steal   10 G. Pnini Turnover (Bad Pass)
06:146 N. George Turnover (Ball Handling)   
06:14   Substitution: 4 M. Roth out,
11 M. Tapiro in
06:14Substitution: 4 J. Hart out,
12 N. Reinking in 
  
05:519 L. Deng Def. Rebound   11 M. Tapiro 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
05:437 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 6 N. George 
34 - 26 
05:279 L. Deng Steal   9 Y. Halperin Turnover (Bad Pass)
05:209 L. Deng Turnover (Bad Pass)   
05:20Timeout   
04:57 34 - 28 9 Y. Halperin 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
04:48   14 Y. Green Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 3rd)
04:487 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw missed(1/2)   
04:487 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(2/2) 35 - 28 
04:48   Substitution: 14 Y. Green out,
15 A. Tamir in
04:32 35 - 30 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 11 M. Tapiro
04:188 A. Sullivan 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu 
37 - 30 
04:18   15 A. Tamir Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)
04:188 A. Sullivan Free throw MADE(1/1) 38 - 30 
04:00 38 - 32 10 G. Pnini 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
04:00   10 G. Pnini Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)
04:009 L. Deng Free throw missed(1/2)   
04:009 L. Deng Free throw MADE(2/2) 39 - 32 
03:4712 N. Reinking Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)   
03:3512 N. Reinking Steal   11 M. Tapiro Turnover (Bad Pass)
03:297 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 12 N. Reinking 
41 - 32 
03:03   9 Y. Halperin 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 Y. Halperin
02:58   9 Y. Halperin 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 5 L. Eliyahu
02:48 41 - 34 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 11 M. Tapiro
02:3612 N. Reinking Offensive Foul (Team 4th, Player 3rd)
12 N. Reinking Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  
02:36Substitution: 12 N. Reinking out,
4 J. Hart in 
  
02:317 P. Mensah-Bonsu Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 2nd)   
02:31   Substitution: 9 Y. Halperin out,
4 M. Roth in
02:31   5 L. Eliyahu Free throw missed(1/2)
02:31 41 - 35 5 L. Eliyahu Free throw MADE(2/2)
02:31Timeout   
02:159 L. Deng 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 A. Sullivan 
  
02:068 A. Sullivan 2PtsFG (Tip-in) MADE 43 - 35 
02:00   4 M. Roth Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 2nd)
02:008 A. Sullivan Free throw MADE(1/1) 44 - 35 
02:00   15 A. Tamir Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 2nd)
02:007 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(1/2) 45 - 35 
02:007 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(2/2) 46 - 35 
01:537 P. Mensah-Bonsu Block   4 M. Roth 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
Off. Rebound: 5 L. Eliyahu
01:488 A. Sullivan Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 3rd)   
01:48Substitution: 8 A. Sullivan out,
11 J. Freeland in 
  
01:48   5 L. Eliyahu Free throw missed(1/2)
01:48 46 - 36 5 L. Eliyahu Free throw MADE(2/2)
01:369 L. Deng 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu 
  
01:36   5 L. Eliyahu Personal Foul (Team 8th, Player 1st)
01:367 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(1/2) 47 - 36 
01:367 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(2/2) 48 - 36 
01:36Substitution: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu out,
15 E. Boateng in 
  
01:254 J. Hart Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 2nd)   
01:25 48 - 37 5 L. Eliyahu Free throw MADE(1/2)
01:25 48 - 38 5 L. Eliyahu Free throw MADE(2/2)
01:25Substitution: 15 E. Boateng out,
7 P. Mensah-Bonsu in 
  
01:25Timeout   
01:079 L. Deng 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   15 A. Tamir Def. Rebound
00:574 J. Hart Def. Rebound   11 M. Tapiro 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:534 J. Hart Turnover (Ball Handling)   4 M. Roth Steal
00:484 J. Hart Def. Rebound   4 M. Roth 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:446 N. George 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu 
51 - 38 
00:38 51 - 40 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
00:32   4 M. Roth Personal Foul (Team 9th, Player 3rd)
00:32Substitution: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu out,
15 E. Boateng in 
  
00:32   Substitution: 4 M. Roth out,
9 Y. Halperin in
00:324 J. Hart Free throw MADE(1/2) 52 - 40 
00:324 J. Hart Free throw MADE(2/2) 53 - 40 
00:12   11 M. Tapiro Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:12Substitution: 15 E. Boateng out,
7 P. Mensah-Bonsu in 
  
00:12Substitution: 11 J. Freeland out,
13 S. Leven in 
  
00:0913 S. Leven 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed    Def. Rebound
TimeGREAT BRITAINScoreISRAEL
10:00Substitution: 4 J. Hart out,
8 A. Sullivan in 
  
10:00Substitution: 6 N. George out,
12 N. Reinking in 
  
10:00Substitution: 13 S. Leven out,
14 F. Boyd in 
  
10:00   Substitution: 5 L. Eliyahu out,
6 R. Limonad in
10:00   Substitution: 9 Y. Halperin out,
12 M. Naor in
10:00   Substitution: 10 G. Pnini out,
13 I. Kozikaro in
10:00   Substitution: 15 A. Tamir out,
14 Y. Green in
09:47   13 I. Kozikaro Offensive Foul (Team 1st, Player 4th)
13 I. Kozikaro Turnover (Offensive foul)
09:2814 F. Boyd 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 A. Sullivan 
  
09:228 A. Sullivan 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
Off. Rebound: 8 A. Sullivan 
  14 Y. Green Block
09:108 A. Sullivan 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 55 - 40 
09:0612 N. Reinking Def. Rebound   6 R. Limonad 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
08:5312 N. Reinking 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 57 - 40 
08:42 57 - 42 13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
08:2414 F. Boyd Turnover (Bad Pass)   13 I. Kozikaro Steal
08:15   13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 13 I. Kozikaro
08:109 L. Deng Def. Rebound   13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:04   12 M. Naor Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)
07:5412 N. Reinking Turnover (Ball Handling)   6 R. Limonad Steal
07:438 A. Sullivan Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 4th)   
07:43Substitution: 8 A. Sullivan out,
6 N. George in 
  
07:37   14 Y. Green 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 13 I. Kozikaro
07:33   13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
07:1912 N. Reinking 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 9 L. Deng 
59 - 42 
07:1214 F. Boyd Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)   
07:0212 N. Reinking Steal   14 Y. Green Turnover (Bad Pass)
06:536 N. George 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   12 M. Naor Def. Rebound
06:436 N. George Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   
06:317 P. Mensah-Bonsu Def. Rebound   11 M. Tapiro 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:1014 F. Boyd Offensive Foul (Team 4th, Player 4th)
14 F. Boyd Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  
06:10   Substitution: 14 Y. Green out,
4 M. Roth in
06:10Substitution: 14 F. Boyd out,
4 J. Hart in 
  
06:06 59 - 44 12 M. Naor 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 4 M. Roth
05:52   Substitution: 4 M. Roth out,
5 L. Eliyahu in
05:504 J. Hart 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   13 I. Kozikaro Def. Rebound
05:214 J. Hart Def. Rebound   5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:174 J. Hart Turnover (Bad Pass)   6 R. Limonad Steal
05:12 59 - 46 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 6 R. Limonad
05:014 J. Hart Offensive Foul (Team 5th, Player 3rd)
4 J. Hart Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  
05:01Substitution: 4 J. Hart out,
5 R. Midgley in 
  
04:50   6 R. Limonad 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound:
04:419 L. Deng Steal   11 M. Tapiro Turnover (Bad Pass)
04:366 N. George 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 9 L. Deng 
61 - 46 
04:21 61 - 48 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 13 I. Kozikaro
04:1212 N. Reinking 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)
Off. Rebound:  
  5 L. Eliyahu Block
04:12   Substitution: 11 M. Tapiro out,
9 Y. Halperin in
04:12Substitution: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu out,
11 J. Freeland in 
  
04:0112 N. Reinking 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 L. Deng 
  
03:5611 J. Freeland 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 63 - 48 
03:49   6 R. Limonad Turnover (Ball Handling)
03:369 L. Deng 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 R. Midgley 
66 - 48 
03:16   13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 5 L. Eliyahu
03:115 R. Midgley Def. Rebound   5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
02:5611 J. Freeland 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 68 - 48 
02:379 L. Deng Block   13 I. Kozikaro 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)
Off. Rebound:
02:37   Substitution: 12 M. Naor out,
10 G. Pnini in
02:3711 J. Freeland Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 1st)   
02:37 68 - 49 13 I. Kozikaro Free throw MADE(1/2)
02:37 68 - 50 13 I. Kozikaro Free throw MADE(2/2)
02:33   13 I. Kozikaro Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 5th)
02:3311 J. Freeland Free throw missed(1/2)   
02:3311 J. Freeland Free throw MADE(2/2) 69 - 50 
02:01 69 - 52 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 Y. Halperin
01:5412 N. Reinking Turnover (Bad Pass)   
01:3711 J. Freeland Def. Rebound   14 Y. Green 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
01:316 N. George 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 9 L. Deng 
71 - 52 
01:135 R. Midgley Def. Rebound   14 Y. Green 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:076 N. George 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 9 L. Deng 
73 - 52 
01:07Timeout   
00:525 R. Midgley Steal   6 R. Limonad Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:446 N. George 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 5 R. Midgley 
75 - 52 
00:29 75 - 54 9 Y. Halperin 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
00:12   5 L. Eliyahu Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)
00:1211 J. Freeland Free throw missed(1/2)   
00:1211 J. Freeland Free throw MADE(2/2) 76 - 54 
00:12Substitution: 9 L. Deng out,
7 P. Mensah-Bonsu in 
  
00:12Substitution: 12 N. Reinking out,
4 J. Hart in 
  
00:087 P. Mensah-Bonsu Def. Rebound   9 Y. Halperin 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
TimeGREAT BRITAINScoreISRAEL
10:00   Substitution: 14 Y. Green out,
8 O. Casspi in
09:566 N. George 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 G. Pnini Def. Rebound
09:36 76 - 56 6 R. Limonad 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
09:265 R. Midgley 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   8 O. Casspi Def. Rebound
09:1611 J. Freeland Def. Rebound   8 O. Casspi 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:555 R. Midgley 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   6 R. Limonad Def. Rebound
08:417 P. Mensah-Bonsu Def. Rebound   6 R. Limonad 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:3511 J. Freeland 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 5 R. Midgley 
78 - 56 
08:08 78 - 58 5 L. Eliyahu 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
07:5111 J. Freeland 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 P. Mensah-Bonsu 
  
07:51Substitution: 6 N. George out,
9 L. Deng in 
  
07:51Substitution: 11 J. Freeland out,
12 N. Reinking in 
  
07:305 R. Midgley 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 L. Deng 
81 - 58 
07:24 81 - 60 6 R. Limonad 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
07:247 P. Mensah-Bonsu Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 3rd)   
07:24 81 - 61 6 R. Limonad Free throw MADE(1/1)
07:2412 N. Reinking 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 5 R. Midgley 
  
07:247 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE 83 - 61 
07:174 J. Hart 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed    Def. Rebound
07:07   Substitution: 5 L. Eliyahu out,
15 A. Tamir in
07:07 83 - 63 6 R. Limonad 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
07:07   15 A. Tamir Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 3rd)
07:077 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw missed(1/2)   
07:077 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(2/2) 84 - 63 
07:07   15 A. Tamir 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:077 P. Mensah-Bonsu block
9 L. Deng Def. Rebound 
  
06:45 84 - 65 8 O. Casspi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
05:3412 N. Reinking 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 G. Pnini Def. Rebound
05:2712 N. Reinking Def. Rebound   10 G. Pnini 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
05:229 L. Deng 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 12 N. Reinking 
86 - 65 
04:58 86 - 67 15 A. Tamir 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 9 Y. Halperin
04:469 L. Deng 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   15 A. Tamir Def. Rebound
04:38   6 R. Limonad 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 O. Casspi
04:38 86 - 69 8 O. Casspi 2PtsFG (Tip-in) MADE
04:38Timeout   
04:38Substitution: 4 J. Hart out,
6 N. George in 
  
04:21   8 O. Casspi Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
04:217 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(1/2) 87 - 69 
04:217 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(2/2) 88 - 69 
04:14 88 - 71 10 G. Pnini 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
03:567 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 G. Pnini Def. Rebound
03:519 L. Deng Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   
03:39 88 - 74 10 G. Pnini 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 O. Casspi
03:327 P. Mensah-Bonsu Turnover (3 secs)   
03:32Substitution: 5 R. Midgley out,
8 A. Sullivan in 
  
03:178 A. Sullivan Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 5th)   
03:069 L. Deng Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)   
03:06 88 - 75 10 G. Pnini Free throw MADE(1/2)
03:06 88 - 76 10 G. Pnini Free throw MADE(2/2)
02:547 P. Mensah-Bonsu 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 6 N. George 
90 - 76 
02:40 90 - 78 6 R. Limonad 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
02:2212 N. Reinking Turnover (Bad Pass)   
02:13 90 - 80 8 O. Casspi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
01:5811 J. Freeland 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE 92 - 80 
01:41 92 - 82 8 O. Casspi 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
01:36Substitution: 11 J. Freeland out,
4 J. Hart in 
  
01:30   9 Y. Halperin Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
01:116 N. George 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 G. Pnini Def. Rebound
01:07 92 - 84 8 O. Casspi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 10 G. Pnini
00:59   15 A. Tamir Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 4th)
00:599 L. Deng Free throw MADE(1/2) 93 - 84 
00:599 L. Deng Free throw MADE(2/2) 94 - 84 
00:58 94 - 86 10 G. Pnini 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
00:54   8 O. Casspi Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 2nd)
00:54Timeout   
00:547 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(1/2) 95 - 86 
00:547 P. Mensah-Bonsu Free throw MADE(2/2) 96 - 86 
00:48   15 A. Tamir Turnover (Out of bounds)
00:239 L. Deng 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   8 O. Casspi Def. Rebound
00:139 L. Deng Def. Rebound   6 R. Limonad 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed

Accumulated statistics

Great Britain Israel
34/64FG M/A35/72
30/46 (65.2%) FG2P M/A32/59 (54.2%)
4/18 (22.2%) FG3P M/A3/13 (23.1%)
24/33 (72.7%) FT M/A13/17 (76.5%)
36 (11-25) Reb (O-D) 32 (12-20)
21AS15
18TO17
10ST7
5BS3
22PF25
96Pts86

top performers

Great Britain Israel

Pops Mensah-Bonsu

 

Lior Eliyahu

22Pts24
11Reb4
3AS0
2ST0
3BS1
33Min20
Great Britain Israel 1-1
Israel - Great Britain 102-92
03.09.2008, Tel Aviv (ISR)
Great Britain - Israel 96-86
13.09.2008, Liverpool (ENG)