2009–2010 Israeli Final Four

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The 2009–2010 Israeli Final Four, the fifth Israeli Final Four was held at Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv, Israel on 25 and 27 May 2010 to determine the winner of the 2009–2010 Israeli League. The contestants were Maccabi Tel Aviv, the 2008–2009 Israeli League champion and the 2009–2010 Israeli State Cup winner, Hapoel Jerusalem, Gilboa/Galil and Elitzur Maccabi Netanya. Gilboa/Galil won their 2nd Israeli League crown, beating Maccabi Tel Aviv 90–77 in the final.

Venue[edit]

The Yad Eliyahu Arena is an indoor sports arena in Tel Aviv, Israel. Opened in 1963 with its seating capacity varying from 5,000 to 11,700, it had hosted the 1971–1972 FIBA European Champions Cup final, the 1993–1994 FIBA European Championship Final Four, the 2003–04 Euroleague Final Four, and all previous Israeli Final Four.

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semifinals
25 May
Final
27 May
 Hapoel Jerusalem  69  
 Gilboa/Galil  79  
 
     Gilboa/Galil  90
   Maccabi Tel Aviv  77
Third place
 Maccabi Tel Aviv  104  Hapoel Jerusalem  95
 Elitzur Maccabi Netanya  78    Elitzur Maccabi Netanya  82

Semifinals[edit]

All times are in Israel Summer Time.

Semifinal 1[edit]

25 May 2010
18:00
Hapoel Jerusalem 69–79 Gilboa/Galil
Scoring by quarter: 19–20, 22–15, 11–23, 17–21
Pts: Hunter 16
Rebs: Simmons 11
Asts: Ohayon, Neimi 4
Pts: Pargo 13
Rebs: Randle 8
Asts: Mekel 5
Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 11,700

Semifinal 2[edit]

25 May 2010
20:55
Maccabi Tel Aviv 104–78 Elitzur Maccabi Netanya
Scoring by quarter: 29–14, 31–18, 24–19, 20–27
Pts: Pnini 16
Rebs: Eidson 7
Asts: Perkins 7
Pts: Washam 26
Rebs: Washam 6
Asts: Washam 4
Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 11,700

Third-place playoff[edit]

27 May 2010
18:00
Hapoel Jerusalem 95–82 Elitzur Maccabi Netanya
Scoring by quarter: 17–23, 30–19, 28–14, 20–26
Pts: Neimi 24
Rebs: Thompson 8
Asts: Neimi 8
Pts: Pinnock 29
Rebs: Washam 9
Asts: Washam 5
Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 11,700

Final[edit]

27 May 2010
20:55
Gilboa/Galil 90–77 Maccabi Tel Aviv
Scoring by quarter: 20–21, 22-29, 21-9, 27-18
Pts: Randle 19
Rebs: Pargo 7
Asts: Izraeli 6
Pts: Pnini 18
Rebs: Eidson 9
Asts: Perkins 7
Yad Eliyahu Arena, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 11,700

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