QF Game One is Red

Hapoel "Bank Yahav" Jerusalem beat Gran Canaria in Quarterfinals Game One

From: Hapoel Jerusalem - 11:15 | 01/03/2017 | (Photo by: Oren Ben Hakoon)

Hapoel "Bank Yahav" Jerusalem take game one in the Eurocup's quarterfinals best-of-three series. The Reds beat Gran Canaria 87-67 with a strong performance by Jerome Dyson who scored 20 points. Dyson was struggling in the past weeks because of injuries and he came back strong for the big occuasion with 4-for-7 from behind the arc and dished 6 assists as well. Hapoel shot very well from deep (9/21 - 43%) and played great defense the held the Spanish team to only 67 points. Watch the highlights:

Watch Dyson interview from the locker-room:

Coach Pianigiani said afterwards: "We are happy because at a minimum we will play another EuroCup game at home in front of our fantastic fans. This game was very tactical and many situations changed for both teams. Now we go to Gran Canaria to play in another tough arena and we need to be ready and make the right adjustments."

Game two will take place in Gran Canaria on Friday night (10.30pm Israeli time).

For the full boxscore, check out the Eurocup's website.

Back to Top