Maccabi Finishes in a Tie with Pilsen
Uri Savir ,04/28/2005
In their final preparation match before the Final 4, Maccabi Tel Aviv finishes in a 86-86 draw with Efes Pilsen in Turkey. Parker split his free throws with 2 ticks on the clock.

Maccabi Tel Aviv started the game very well, and with 12 points by Baston led 24-16 after one quarter. The Turks enterred the game and with physical play came within 5 points at intermission, 48-43.

Baston and Jasikevicius were called for "T"'s, Green couldn't handle Prakcin and Pilsen ran 9-0 to close the third period with the lead, 69-66.

Maccabi chased the home team for the final 10 minutes, but Parker had a chance to win the game from the line with 2 seconds to go. He scored only one, and the team agreed not to play an overtime, 86-86.

Parker had 17, Vujcic 16, Baston 15, Kommatos 13, Burstein 12, Jasikevicius 11, Green 2. Halperin and Sharp didn't score, Shelef didn't play at all.

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