Hapoel Draws "E" Bracket in Eurocup

Hapoel Jerusalem will face some of the most competitive teams in Europe

From: Web Site Editor - 23:56 | 29/09/2014 | (Photo by: web site editor )

Hapoel Jerusalem draws E bracket and will compete against Rytas Vilnius, Banvit Badirma, Volgograd, Partisan Belgrade, and Ploiesti for Eurocup play. Here is a brief roundup of the competition:

Rytas Vilnius, a Lithuanian team, formerly competed in the Euroleague. The team's outstanding players include Travis Leslie, Omar Cook, Mike Moser and Billy Baron.

Banvit Badirma is based out of Turkey. The team had a strong 2013-14 season in the Eurocup.  Their leading players are Chuck Davis, Keith Simmons, and Earl Roland.

Volgograd is a Russian team which most recently made it to the semi-finals of the Russian Cup. Some players to look out for include Deandre Kane, Bernard King, Marcus Cousin, and DJ Kennedy.

Partisan Belgrade is from Serbia. The team won the Serbian Championship last year. Key players are Dragan Milosavljevic, Andreja Milutinovic, and Boris Dallo.

Ploiesti, from Romania, won the Romania National League in 2012-13. Players to watch out for are Dee Brown, Christopher Cooper, and Jonte Flowers.

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