Scottie Wilbekin leads Maccabi Tel-Aviv to their first EuroLeague victory

After two straight losses, Maccabi Tel-Aviv defeated Buducnost on the road (68-78) to earn their first win in the EuroLeague (1-2).

The hosts had control of the game in the first half and were in front by seven at halftime (41-34). Things didn’t change much later and Buducnost retained their lead at the end of the third quarter (62-58).

Maccabi, though, exploded in the fourth quarter and outscored their opponents 6-20 to win the game (68-78).

Wilbekin was unstoppable with 28 points, on 10/16 shooting. Michael Roll added 12 for Maccabi.

Edwin Jackson had 13 points for Buducnost, who suffered their third defeat in a row (0-3). Nemanja Gordic and Alen Omic posted 12 points apiece.

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