Originally Posted by b.jerk
It's preseason and it isn't a big deal, we knew CSKA was a better team than maccabi, maccabi is retooling and Carlos Arroyo wasn't good enough to carry maccabi. Maccabi won't panic until they lose a domestic game. I wouldn't of kept Derek Sharp (too old) or Tal Burstein (always hurt) but maccabi still has good players and they can go far. It's going to help Casspi and Eliyahu rotation but that will be a good thing.
D'or Fisher on Maccabi is solid as well. Maccabi will lose a domestic game this season, it doesn't really matter since they're berth in EL is always there anyway. Joke a league really, the domestic championship means nothing if there's no promotion for the winner.
Zalgiris wins the tournament with a 80-69 win over Panathinaikos, Jankunas and Varda had 15 each for Zalgiris and Batiste led PAO with 12.