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Managed without a loss: 96:104 for the Israeli team against Georgia Israel today


After the victory over Auburn College, the Blue-Whites also impressed in their second preparatory game • Roman Sorkin, Yam Medar and Tomer Ginat scored 18 points 21

Good signs for the future.

The Israel team defeated the Georgia team 96:104 this evening (Friday) in Tbilisi, while demonstrating excellent ability.

In fact, the game ended with only an eight difference after there was a drop in tension in the team in the final minutes.

This was Israel's second preparation game for the European Championship in early September after earlier this week the team beat Auburn College.

The sick Danny Avdia did not go to the two games in Georgia due to illness.

Coach Guy Goodes started the game with Tamir Blatt, Yuval Sussman, Rafi Manko, Jake Cohen and Roman Sorkin.

The Israeli game looked good and fluid for many minutes, even though on the opposite side stood one of the best forwards in Europe - Turnika Shenglia - who was very good.

Tamir Blatt, photo: @basketball_somova

Israel's team game yielded a rare number of 36 assists (Blatt 8 assists, Panini 7).

The shooting percentages were excellent: 77 percent for 2 points and 12 three-pointers for 43 percent.

Already in the first half, Israel took a double-digit lead.

During the third quarter, the host lowered the score to 60:63, but then came excellent minutes and Israel went up to 20 points.

In the last minutes, the Georgians only managed to download, but nothing more than that.

Roman Sorkin, Yam Medar and Tomer Ginat were the leading scorers with 18 points.

Tomorrow (the two teams will meet once more.


Perfect preparation in the meantime, photo: @basketball_somova

Yam Madar, photo: @basketball_somova

Nimrod Levy, photo: @basketball_somova

Rafi Manko,

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Source: israelhayom

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