Eilat Hands Hapoel a Loss

Hapoel "Bank Yahav" Jerusalem lost to Hapoel Eilat 52-66

From: Hapoel Jerusalem - 10:04 | 23/02/2017 | (Photo by: Oded Karni, Israeli Basketball League)

Hapoel "Bank Yahav" Jerusalem traveled south to face Hapoel Eilat and the local team handed Hapoel their 9th loss of the season. Simone Pianigiani had to play without Jerome Dyson and Bar Timor due to injuries and Yotam Halperin started in the opening lineup. Hapoel suffered a bad day from outside the arc (2/18) and scored only 10 points in the last quarter. 

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After 20 games in the Israeli League, Hapoel stand in the 5th spot with a 11-9 record. On Saturday, the road trip continues at Rishon LeZion and next week the Eurocup's quarterfinals series between Hapoel and Gran Canaria starts.

Jerrells 12 points, Kinsey and Eilyahu 10 points each. The Israeli forward added also nine rebounds. Stoudemire was ejected in the 3rd quarter for his 2nd technical foul of the game.

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