Maccabi Tel Aviv happy from 84:86 over Real Madrid: "Critical victory, game at the level of Final Four" • Dorsey: "It's hard to be consistent when you don't get many minutes" • In the initial stage: Klein will not register in the Euroleague
Show against Real
Maccabi Tel Aviv are happy after the 84:86 they achieved last night (Thursday) against Real Madrid, which broke a streak of six losses to the Spanish rival and mainly brought them one step closer to the first eight in the Euroleague with a balance of 11:10.
"This is a critical victory because as we progress towards the end of the regular season, every game becomes more important," said Maccabi.
Coach Yannis Sapropoulos said: "It's a big win for us. The level here was like in a playoff game or even a Final Four. We won a quality team."
Captain John Dibertolomeo agreed with his coach: "It's fun to take part in a game like this. Real is always a big challenge for us, and I think this victory shows that we are in the right direction."
star of the game without a doubt was Tyler Dorsey who scored 30 points in an amazing percentage from all ranges and also finished with a huge block to Walter Tavares who is 25 centimeters taller than him.
"I come every morning to work hard and I will continue like this," the star of the evening said, "whenever I have the opportunity I will do my best. Whether it's many minutes, or little. It's hard to be consistent when not getting many minutes. I come to do my job so I I have to be ready for every opportunity I get. "
Dorsey received compliments from his coach who said: "This is Tyler's best game at Maccabi. We want him to play like that on both sides of the pitch. It's not easy to score like that, but when he does it is a significant addition of strength for us."
transfer deal of TJ Klein Maccabi Tel Aviv, it was first published in Israel Hayom ", is expected to close in the final over the weekend and the official announcement coming soon.
In the initial stage, Maccabi Tel Aviv intends to register Klein only for the league games, when a decision will later be made whether to participate in the Euroleague games as well.