Siauliai Give Themselves A Chance

BC Siauliai climbed into second place in Group D of the EuroCup on Wednesday, after claiming an emphatic 92-62 victory over Maccabi Rishon Le Zion at the Sporto Mokykla Saule.

Darius Pakamanis top scored with 27 points and four rebounds for the hosts, who will have all eyes on France for the rest of the evening, where BCM Gravelines can qualify for the next round with a win over group leaders Akasvayu Girona.

Girona Notch Fourth Win

Spain ace Marc Gasol recorded a double-double as Akasvayu Girona swept aside Maccabi Rishon Le Zion 99-82 to book their place in the next round of the EuroCup.

Gasol, who helped Spain to gold at this summer's FIBA World Championship, scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Akasvayu recorded their fourth successive win in Group D.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Ofir Senior SG 1.93 31.03.1988 Beer Yakov (ISR)  
 4Ryan Geoffrey J. I. Sidney   25.05.1982 Michigan (USA)  
 5Assaf Dotan 1.93 05.03.1974 Ashkelon, K.gat (ISR)  
 7Dustin Ryan Villepigue FC 2.06 30.06.1983 CA (USA)  
 8Itai Lev 2.02 19.07.1980 Tel Aviv 
 9Eyal Fishman 1.91 25.05.1978 Gedera (ISR)  
10Oded Shaashoua 1.90 10.02.1982 Ramat-Gan (ISR)  
11Guy Kantor 1.87 06.02.1974 Ramat Gan (ISR)  
14Haim Shimonovich 2050 11.10.1979 Petah-Tikva (ISR)  
15Reggie Dennis Benjamin Moore 2.03 31.03.1981 Orange, CA (USA)  


Head Coach: Gilad Katz
Assistant Coach: Omer Eliaz Beerly

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Israel: EuroCup Contenders Struggle

The fifth week in the Israeli Basketball Super League did not bring good news for the clubs competing in the EuroCup.

Ironi Nahariya saw their perfect record disappear with a road loss to powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv, while Rishon LeZion lost at home, for the first time this season, to Ironi Ramat Gan.

Rishon Couldn't Do Any Moore In Rout

BCM Gravelines endured the slowest of starts and paid the price for it dearly as Maccabi Rishon Le Zion all but secured victory in their EuroCup Group D clash in the first quarter.

Rishon scored the game's first 15 points and rolled to a 90-62 triumph in one of the most lopsided games of this year's competition.

Israel: Nahariya Too Strong For Rishon27.11.2006
Rishon Rock Siauliai In EuroCup22.11.2006
Israeli EuroCup Teams Net Easy Wins21.11.2006
McDonald Shoots Girona To Win15.11.2006
Gravelines Up And Running07.11.2006
Katz Leads Rishon Lezion Back Into Europe27.10.2006
Israel: Rishon Thrashed, But Nahariya Win Decisively24.10.2006


Maccabi Rishon Le Zion
Maccabi Rishon Le Zion


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07.11.2006vs BCM Gravelines [L] 74-91 (A)
15.11.2006vs Akasvayu Girona[L] 66-76 (H)
22.11.2006vs BC Siauliai[W] 78-68 (H)
29.11.2006vs BCM Gravelines [W] 90-62 (H)
06.12.2006vs Akasvayu Girona[L] 82-99 (A)
13.12.2006vs BC Siauliai[L] 62-92 (A)


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