Here are some interesting facts about the game between Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv and Real Madrid.
Game Notes, Maccabi vs. Madrid
· These two teams will meet one another for the 67th time. Real leads the all-time series 41-25 and holds a 21-12 advantage in games this century after having won the first two games of this best-of-five series.
· In Game 1, Real beat Maccabi 84-74 with Fabien Causeur scoring 20 points. In Game 2 Vincent Poirier earned MVP of the Round honors after collecting a double-double of 16 points plus 10 rebounds for a 31 PIR in a 95-66 win.
· When they met in Round 32 in Tel Aviv, Maccabi finished the game on a 10-0 run to edge Real 75-74 behind season-best 19 points from first-year guard Keenan Evans.
· In Round 13 in Madrid, Real rallied late to edge Maccabi 72-70 on a game-winning basket by Guerschon Yabusele with 3.2 seconds to go.
· Real Madrid beat Maccabi 89-85 in the 1980 championship game in Berlin to win the EuroLeague. Rafa Rullan scored 27 points to lead Madrid to victory. Randy Meister added 21 for Madrid. Earl Williams led Maccabi with 31 points.
· Maccabi defeated Real Madrid 86-98 after overtime in the 2014 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Game in Milan. Tyrese Rice paced Maccabi with 26 points. It was the first overtime game for the continental title since 1969.
· Real Madrid and Maccabi Tel Aviv faced each other in the 2011 EuroLeague semifinals in Barcelona, Spain. Maccabi overwhelmed Madrid 82-63 behind Chuck Eidson and Sofoklis Schortsanitis, who scored 19 and 16 points, respectively.
· Maccabi set its EuroLeague club record with 22 offensive rebounds in a 90-83 win over Madrid in November 2017.
· Earlier this season, Ante Zizic tied his career-best with 3 blocks in a Round 13 loss against Real.
· Maccabi swingman James Nunnally matched his career-best with 8 rebounds in Maccabi's 75-74 win over Real in Round 32.
· Real center Walter Tavares tied his career-best with 8 offensive rebounds in the Round 32 loss against Maccabi in Tel Aviv.
· Tavares had a career-high in 5 blocks against Maccabi in January 2020.
· Sergio Llull shot a career-high 6-for-8 on three-pointers in a win over Maccabi in Game 2 of the 2013 playoffs.
· Real forward Guerschon Yabusele had a career-high 10 rebounds playing for LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne against Maccabi in April 2021.
· Maccabi forward Derrick Williams had a career-high 10 rebounds playing for Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul against Real Madrid in October 2019.
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Championship Game post-game quotes: Adam Hanga, Real Madrid
Magic Moment: Micic finds Pleiss
Magic Moment: Poirier stops Pleiss!
Magic Moment: Singleton dunks off a steal!
Magic Moment: Tavares, off the glass!
Magic Moment: Larkin's acrobatic basket
Magic Moment: Fernandez to Poirier for an alley-oop slam
Magic Moment: Singleton's put-back dunk!
Magic Moment: Tavares throws it down
Championship Game Preview
One on One with Darko Peric: Walter Tavares, Real Madrid
Lookback: Past thrillers between Real and Efes
Championship Game pre-game quotes: Walter Tavares, Real Madrid
Championship Game pre-game quotes: Adam Hanga, Real Madrid
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Post-game quotes: Vincent Poirier, Real Madrid
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Magic Moment: Poirier's block off the glass!
Magic Moment: Mirotic finds Davies!
Magic Moment: Poirier dunks again!
Magic Moment: Causeur to Poirier for two-handed slam
Magic Moment: Llull puts Real ahead!
Magic Moment: Davies dunks in traffic!,
Magic Moment: Llull to Tavares for alley-oop slam
Magic Moment: Yabusele throws it down
Semifinal vibes: Barcelona vs. Real
Semifinal vibes: Olympiacos vs. Efes
Inside the semis with Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid
Final Four arrivals: Los Blancos back in Belgrade
Our Season: Real Madrid
EuroLeague title memories: Real Madrid
Name the Players: Adam Hanga, Real Madrid
Ask me Anything: Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid
2021-22 All-EuroLeague First Team: Walter Tavares, Real Madrid
Sergio Llull, Real: 'A dream I keep living'
Top 10 Plays | Real Madrid | Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
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7DAYS Magic Moment of the Night: Tavares denies Williams
Magic Moment: Llull closes the quarter in style
Magic Moment: Poirier dunks Causer's perfect pass
Magic Moment: Williams-Goss banks it in!
Magic Moment: Poirier rocks the rim
Magic Moment: Wilbekin creates an impossible three
Magic Moment: Tavares denies Williams!
Walter Tavares, Real: 'I focus on defense first'
Series so far: Real Madrid-Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv
Vincent Poirier | Playoffs Game 2 MVP | Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
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