Maccabi Tel Aviv (10-11) took down Real Madrid (13-8), 86-84, in an instant classic in Tel Aviv.
After a forgettable first quarter by Maccabi Tel Aviv, which saw Real Madrid jump out to an 11-2 lead to start the game and eventually a 33-24 lead at the end of the first frame.
Maccabi Tel Aviv chipped away at the lead and trailed 46-45 at halftime and then 66-63 after three quarters of play.
Maccabi Tel Aviv answered the door when opportunity knocked in the fourth quarter, winning the quarter 23-18 to pull out the two point victory in a much needed Euroleague win.
Angelo Caloiaro played 28:21, scoring 3 points on 1-of-3 shooting, with 3 rebounds and an assist.
Tyler Dorsey scored a game-high 30 points on 11-of-14 shooting from the field and 4-of-4 at the free throw line.
Maccabi Tel Aviv’s next EuroLeague game will be on Tuesday, January 26, against Fenerbahce (10-10) in what will be another important game for Maccabi Tel Aviv. Tip-off is set for 12:00 PM (Central Time).