Final game for Goren?
Michal Margaliyot ,11/30/2004
Easy win for Haifa/Motzkin over ASA Jerusalem, as the real story of the game is the probable retierment of Aluma Goren, one of Israel's best players of all time.

ASA Jerusalem 63 - Hapoel Haifa/Motzkin 81
Motzkin dominated right from the start, as the only tie of the game was 6-6 in the first few minutes. Jerusalem's Jaynetta Saunders committed her 3rd foul in the sixth minute, and Motzkin raced to a 20-10 lead. With two minutes to play in the quarter Ayelet Cohen entered, much to the delight of the of crowd. Motzkin led 28-14 after 1, as Gwen Jackson already had 15 points.

Jerusalem started the 2nd quarter better, as Hila Sobol scored all seven of her points in the quarter. But Motzkin quickly ended any thoughts of a come back and led 43-27 at the half.
During the break Adan Inbar, Motzkin's coach, was asked about the rumors that this was Aluma Goren's last game. He answered that he doesn't pay attention to rumors and reffered the questions to Goren herself.

The 2nd half was a just garbage time, as Motzkin led 61-41 after three. Bat El Lazmi scored 11 points in the 4th and was the bright spot for the locals, but Motzkin ended up winning 81-63.

At the end of the game Goren said it probably is her last game, but naturally she hopes to stay close to basketball.

For Jerusalem:
Bat El Lazmi 17 pts, 5 ast
Tiana Rus 15 pts
Saunders 14 pts, 8 rebs

For Motzkin:
Lori Nero 25 pts, 18 rebs
Gwen Jackson 25 pts, 7 rebs
Liene Jansone 14 pts

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