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2011–12 Israeli Basketball Super League

The 2011–2012 Israeli Basketball Super League was the 58th season of the top basketball league in Israel. The season began on 16 October 2011 and ended on 24 May 2012.

2011–2012 Ligat Loto 1
Competition details
Teams 11
Dates 16 October 2011 – 24 May 2012
Final positions
Champions Maccabi Tel Aviv
50th title
Runners-up Maccabi Ashdod
Awards
MVP Israel Lior Eliyahu
Finals MVP Israel Meir Tapiro
^1 Sponsored league name, referring to Loto.

Maccai Tel Aviv won the championship title for the 50th time.

FormatEdit

Each of the 11 participating teams play 20 regular league games, one home game and one away game against each other team. After that, there is 3rd round in which every team play against each other team once. The top eight teams advance to the playoff, where they play best-of-5 series decided by the rankings at the end of the regular season (first against eighth, second against seventh and so on). The series winners play in the Final Four to determine the championship. The two 9th and 10th ranked teams compete in a best-of-5 series relegation playoff, and the loser will be relegated to Liga Leumit 2012–2013.

Team InformationEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Pts Qualification or relegation
1. Maccabi Tel Aviv 25 23 2 2218 1897 +321 48 2012–13 Euroleague Group stage
2. Hapoel Gilboa Galil 25 16 9 1955 1909 +46 41
3. Maccabi Rishon LeZion 25 15 10 1986 1917 +69 40
4. Hapoel Jerusalem 25 14 11 2043 1969 +74 39
5. Hapoel Holon 25 14 11 2041 1972 +69 39
6. Ironi Ashkelon 25 10 15 1965 2107 -142 35
7. Maccabi Ashdod 24 12 12 1987 1979 +8 36
8. Habik'a B.C. 24 10 14 1848 1883 –35 34
9. Barak Netanya 24 9 15 1948 1977 –29 33
10. Bnei HaSharon/Herzliya 24 7 17 1918 2165 –247 31
11. Maccabi Haifa 24 5 19 1951 2085 -134 29
Qualification to Playoffs

Pld – Played; W – Won; L – Lost; PF – Points for; PA – Points against; Diff – Difference; Pts – Points.

Rounds 1-2Edit

BNT BNS HPG HPH HPJ IAS MAS MHA HBC MRL MTA Rec.
Barak Netanya 97-77 86-74 75-98 79-85 92-73 86-90 96-75 88-80 65-80 70-85 5-5
Bnei HaSharon/Herzliya 93-102 82-84 85-89 63-102 101-96 69-91 84-82 95-92 59-82 73-113 3-7
Hapoel Gilboa Galil 78–81 73-61 85-61 89-68 79-76 97-75 85-72 75-67 75-74 60–95 8-2
Hapoel Holon 71-70 119-80 89-80 70-65 87-91 93-84 83-53 72-59 87-83 77-82 8-2
Hapoel Jerusalem 88-83 99-96 67-79 80-69 93-95 84-73 95-76 87-61 88-87 100-104 7-3
Ironi Ashkelon 84-86 84-85 60-81 73-71 83-74 87-85 80-77 87-85 81-79 83-87 6-4
Maccabi Ashdod 82-71 89-53 74-76 97-98 84-83 79-89 85-86 83-72 69-76 74-103 4-6
Maccabi Haifa 104-94 79-89 90-77 91-104 93-96 80-81 74-84 76-78 102-105 79-84 2-8
Habik'a B.C. 79-56 76-74 77-84 68-66 81-59 93-74 74-88 81-80 76-81 76-88 6-4
Maccabi Rishon LeZion 79-69 90-80 83-88 88-77 69-64 84-79 69-80 76-74 78-66 75-76 7-3
Maccabi Tel Aviv 87-85 92-75 102-61 84-75 64-78 108-75 73-78 87-81 89-79 90-73 8-2
Record 5-5 3-7 8-2 8-2 7-3 6-4 4-6 2-8 6-4 7-3 8-2

The home team is listed on the left-hand column.
The rightmost column and the bottom row list the teams' home and away records respectively.

QuarterfinalsEdit

The Quarterfinals wiil be played as The-Best-of-5 series, while the Semifinals and the final will be 1 match stages.

Quarterfinals Semifinals
22 May
Final
24 May
         
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 3
8 Habik'a B.C. 0
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 102
5 Hapoel Holon 73
4 Hapoel Jerusalem 1
5 Hapoel Holon 3
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 83
7 Maccabi Ashdod 63
2 Hapoel Gilboa Galil 1
7 Maccabi Ashdod 3
7 Maccabi Ashdod 75
3 Maccabi Rishon LeZion 68
3 Maccabi Rishon LeZion 3
6 Ironi Ashkelon 2


Israeli Basketball Super League 2012 Champions
 
Maccabi Tel Aviv
50th title

Stats LeadersEdit

[1]

EfficiencyEdit

Rank Name Team Efficiency Games EPG
1.   Bryant Dunston Hapoel Holon 617 25 24.68
2.   Brian Asbury Barak Netanya 521 24 21.71
3.   Romeo Travis Hapoel Gilboa Galil 514 24 21.42
4.   Josh Duncan Maccabi Ashdod 400 19 21.05
5.   Dwayne Mitchell Ironi Ashkelon 452 22 20.55

PointsEdit

Rank Name Team Points Games PPG
1.   Adrian Banks Barak Netanya 494 23 21.48
2.   Tweety Carter Bnei HaSharon\Herzliya 475 23 20.65
3.   Sylven Landesberg Maccabi Haifa 475 23 20.65
4.   Joe Crawford Maccabi Rishon LeZion 461 23 20.04
5.   Ron Lewis Hapoel Holon 477 25 19.08

ReboundsEdit

Rank Name Team Rebounds Games RPG
1.   Bryant Dunston Hapoel Holon 235 25 9.4
2.   Isaac Rosefelt Bnei HaSharon\Herzliya 148 16 9.25
3.   Josh Duncan Maccabi Ashdod 163 19 8.58
4.   Alex Tyus Maccabi Ashdod 200 24 8.33
5.   Brandon Bowman Maccabi Rishon LeZion 189 23 8.22

AssistsEdit

Rank Name Team Assists Games APG
1.   Moran Roth Hapoel Holon 167 21 7.95
2.   Meir Tapiro Maccabi Ashdod 178 24 7.42
3.   Tweety Carter Bnei HaSharon\Herzliya 163 23 7.09
4.   Chris Thomas Hapoel Gilboa Galil 92 19 4.84
5.   Dwayne Mitchell Ironi Ashkelon 105 22 4.77

All-Star GameEdit

The 2012 Israeli League All-star event was held on March 8, 2012, at the Ashkelon Sports Arena.

March 8, 2012
Israeli All-Stars 113–109 International All-Stars
Scoring by quarter: 36-34, 26-25, 24-26, 27-24
Pts: Kadir 40
Rebs: Landesberg 5
Asts: Tapiro 10
Pts: Bowman & Mitchell 17
Rebs: Killingsworth 8
Asts: Delaney 7

Three-point shootoutEdit

Contestants
Pos. Player Team First round Final round
G   Amit Simhon (W) Ironi Ashkelon 18 13
G   Ron Lewis Hapoel Holon 14 10
F    David Blu Maccabi Tel Aviv 13 -
G   Yehu Orland Barak Netanya 13 -
F   Dion Dowell Habik'a B.C. 12 -
G   Yuval Naimy Hapoel Jerusalem 11 -

Slam Dunk ContestEdit

Contestants
Pos. Player Team
F   Roei Buchbinder (W) Bnei Hasharon
F   Brandon Bowman Maccabi Rishon LeZion
G   Adrian Banks Barak Netanya

AwardsEdit

Regular season MVPEdit

All-BSL 1st teamEdit

Coach of the seasonEdit

Rising starEdit

Best DefenderEdit

Most Improved PlayerEdit

Sixth Man of the SeasonEdit

Player of the WeekEdit

Week Player Team Efficiency
1   Raviv Limonad Ironi Ashkelon 42
2   Dagan Yivzori Hapoel Gilboa Galil 19
3   Bryant Dunston Hapoel Holon 49
4   Lior Eliyahu Maacabi Tel aviv 35
5   Sylven Landesberg Maccabi Haifa 37
6   Yuval Naimy Hapoel Jerusalem 16
7   Adrian Uter Maccabi Rishon LeZion 32
8   Delroy James Bnei HaSharon/Herzliya 36
9   Brian Asbury Barak Netanya 45
10   Ron Lewis Hapoel Holon 51
11   Brian Asbury Barak Netanya 48
12   Derwin Kitchen Maccabi Rishon LeZion 47
13   Tweety Carter Bnei HaSharon\Herzliya 32
14   Joe Crawford Maccabi Rishon LeZion 32
15   Josh Duncan Maccabi Ashdod 39
16   Josh Carter Maccabi Ashdod 38
17   Yogev Ohayon Maacabi Tel aviv 34
18   Ron Lewis Hapoel Holon 36
19   Alex Tyus Maccabi Ashdod 31
20   Yehu Orland Barak Netanya 24
21   Adrian Banks Barak Netanya 19
22   Joe Crawford Maccabi Rishon LeZion 38
23   Isaac Rosefelt Bnei HaSharon\Herzliya 42
24   Eyal Shulman Maccabi Rishon LeZion 20
25   D. J. Strawberry Hapoel Jerusalem 38
26   Brian Randle Hapoel Jerusalem 32
27   Devin Smith Maacabi Tel aviv 29

Month AwardsEdit

Month Weeks Best player
Best coach
Young Player
Team Efficiency
W-L
October 1–3   Bryant Dunston Hapoel Holon 26.7 [2]
  Eric Alfasi Ironi Ashkelon 2-1 [3]
  Shlomi Harush Hapoel Holon 2.7 [4]
November 4-7   Sylven Landesberg Maccabi Haifa 26 [5]
  Lior Lubin Hapoel Gilboa Galil 4-0 [6]
  Ezequiel Skverer Habik'a B.C. 9 [7]
December 8-11   Brian Asbury Barak Netanya 35.2 [8]
  Danny Franco Barak Netanya 4-0 [9]
  Anton Shoutvin Maccabi Ashdod 3 [10]
January 12-15   Derwin Kitchen Maccabi Rishon LeZion 37.7 [11]
  Effi Birnbaum Maccabi Rishon LeZion 3-0 [12]
  Amit Simhon Ironi Ashkelon 10 [13]
February 16-18   Yogev Ohayon Maacabi Tel aviv 17.0 [14]
  David Blatt Maacabi Tel aviv 2-0 [15]
Not Selected
March 19-22   Dror Hajaj Maccabi Ashdod 19.5 [16]
  Ofer Berkovich Maccabi Ashdod 3-1 [17]
Not Selected
April 23-27   D. J. Strawberry Hapoel Jerusalem 21.6 [18]
  Sharon Drucker Hapoel Jerusalem 3-2 [19]
Not Selected

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "October's Best Player: Bryant Dunston" (in Hebrew). 6 November 2011.
  3. ^ "October's Best Coach: Eric Alfasi" (in Hebrew). 3 November 2011.
  4. ^ "October's Young Player: Shlomi Harush" (in Hebrew). 3 November 2011.
  5. ^ "November's Best Player: Sylven Landesberg" (in Hebrew). 1 December 2011.
  6. ^ "November's Best Coach: Lior Lubin" (in Hebrew). 5 December 2011.
  7. ^ "November's Young Player: Ezequiel Skverer" (in Hebrew). 1 December 2011.
  8. ^ "December's Best Player: Brian Asbury" (in Hebrew). 2 January 2012.
  9. ^ "December's Best Coach: Danny Franco" (in Hebrew). 2 January 2012.
  10. ^ "December's Young Player: Amit Simhon" (in Hebrew). 30 November 2011.
  11. ^ "January's Best Player: Derwin Kitchen" (in Hebrew). 1 February 2012.
  12. ^ "January's Best Coach: Effi Birnbaum" (in Hebrew). 2 February 2012.
  13. ^ "January's Young Player: Amit Simhon" (in Hebrew). 30 January 2012.
  14. ^ "February's Best Player: Yogev Ohayon" (in Hebrew). 29 February 2012.
  15. ^ "February's Best Coach: David Blatt" (in Hebrew). 1 March 2012.
  16. ^ "March's Best Player: Dror Hajaj" (in Hebrew). 28 March 2012.
  17. ^ "March's Best Coach: Ofer Berkovich" (in Hebrew). 29 March 2012.
  18. ^ "April's Best Player: Dror Hajaj" (in Hebrew). 3 May 2012.
  19. ^ "April's Best Coach: Sharon Drucker" (in Hebrew). 3 May 2012.

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