Maccabi falls to Gran Canaria 84-78

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Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to Gran Canaria 84-78 in the Canary Islands which dropped their continental record to 1-6 with four losses in a row. Michael Roll led Maccabi with 15 points while DeAndre Kane and Alex Tyus each added 13 as Scottie Wilbekin had 11 for the visitor’s. Maccabi only led once in the final 36 minutes, 65-68 midway through the fourth quarter but Anzejs Pasecniks and Eulis Baez stepped up big, leading a 14-6 run that sealed the deal for the host’s. Alex Tyus summed up the contest, “It was a tough game. We turned the ball over too much and we have to be better on defense.”