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History made as Maccabi men 3-peat in Premier League

Posted: 14-Aug-2019 by Basketball

The Maccabi Lakers have made history winning the Premier League title for the third straight season, overwhelming their second placed opponents the Brewers 112-85.

Teams exchanged baskets early on, before some early buckets to star point guard Marcel Ninio gave the Lakers a 30-23 buffer. Some great team play including two treys from the ever-ready Zach Eherenfeld helped Maccabi to a healthy 69-42 lead at the half.

The buffer quickly pushed out over thirty points as player-coach Ben Knight was having his way with the opposition, knocking down three-pointers, fade-aways and even threw down a slam dunk. But the Brewers worked hard to bring the margin back to 94-75 with under 10 minutes to play, to give them a sniff of an unlikely comeback. But Maccabi was having none of it, and put their foot on the gas once again going on a 10-2 run to put the result beyond doubt. A Josh Cohen three-pointer putting the final touches on the win, as Maccabi ran out 27 point winners.

Top scorers: M Ninio 34, B Knight 33, I Faithfull 15, J Cohen 12, Z Ehrenfeld 10

Maccabi Premier League Lakers team: Anatoly Bose, Josh Cohen, Zach Ehrenfeld, Greg Shapiro, Marcel Ninio, Ben Knight, Indiana Faithfull

Well Done to the champions for their 3rd straight win & thanks to player-coach Ben Knight. Thanks also to the Club's senior teams coordinator Jono Lemish, who has overseen the senior club’s growth, now fielding more players & teams than it has in years, with the club competing across the top 4 divisions at Alexandria.

Junior Basketballers

It was Maccabi vs Maccabi friendly game on Sunday. Mixed teams of U10 Lakers and U10 Spurs. Both teams had a great time and were the true definition of sportsmanship.
Well Done to both teams for a fun and exciting game

CSBA Basketball teams have their finals this weekend and we would like to wish all the teams the best of luck and to enjoy every second of the game. 

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