The Winner Cup Begins With a Victory

Hapoel "Bank Yahav" Jerusalem won Hapoel Tel Aviv 65-53 in the 2016 Winner Cup

From: Hapoel Jerusalem - 11:18 | 28/09/2016 | (Photo by: Israel Basketball League)

The 2016 Winner Cup, Israel's preseason tournament, started this week in Nahariya and yesterday Hapoel Jerusalem faced Hapoel Tel Aviv in the quarter-finals. Jerusalem won 65-53 thanks to a great run in the 3rd quarter and a good game by Lior Eliyahu who finished with a double-double of 21 points and 11 rebounds. Watch the highlights:

Boxscore: Halperin 13 pts, Dyson 8 pts, Timor 7 pts, Peterson 5 pts, Jerrells 4 pts, Rosefelt, Kinsey and Jones scored 2 pts each. Amar'e Stoudemire wasn't on the roster due to rest.

On Thursday, Hapoel Jerusalem face Maccabi Rishon Lezion in the semi-final. 

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