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EuroLeague Basketball officially announced the suspension of the game between Maccabi Tel-Aviv and Khimki.

Here is the announcement the competition made regarding the game:

“The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 24 between Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv and Khimki Moscow Region that was scheduled to be played on Thursday, February 4 at 20:05 CET, has been suspended due to the governmental restrictions from Israel causing the inability of Khimki Moscow Region to reach Tel Aviv, where the game was to be held.

The Israeli authorities took exceptional flight restriction measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic last Sunday, January 24 which are still in place.

In accordance with the Special Regulations due to COVID-19 in force, each game can be rescheduled or relocated up to three times, if there are available dates. Euroleague Basketball will coordinate with all teams the best options to reschedule or relocate their games. Alternative date or venue will be announced on official Euroleague Basketball platforms once confirmed.”

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Yiannis Bouranis is a 28-year-old sports journalist, with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from Sheffield Hallam University. Yiannis is TalkBasket’s Chief Editor and has covered the EuroLeague Final Four (2017 – 2019), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2019) and the NBA Paris Game (2020) as an accredited journalist.

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