Hapoel Get Home Court Advantage in Eurocup

Hapoel "Bank Yahav" Jerusalem beat Niznhy Novgorod 81-73 at Russia

From: Hapoel Jerusalem - 01:44 | 09/02/2017 | (Photo by: Niznhy Novgorod)

Hapoel "Bank Yahav' Jerusalem ended the Eurocup's Top 16 stage with a road win 81-73 against Niznhy Novgorod. Lior Eliyahu came off the bench and scored 20 points in 19 minutes and the Israeli forward added 7 rebounds as well. Amare Stoudemire continued his good form and was short one rebound from a double-double as he finished with 19 points and 9 rebounds. Watch the highlights:

Hapoel will face Gran Canaria (Spain) in the best-of-three quarterfinals with the reds having the home-court advantage. The Spanish team finished the Top 16 stage with a 4-2 record and the first between the two will be held at Pais Arena on Februray 28th.

Full boxscore from Hapoel's win in Russia can be found in the Eurocup's website.

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