Home EuroCup Cajasol advances to Last-16. Hapoel Jerusalem out.

Cajasol advances to Last-16. Hapoel Jerusalem out.

Cajasol Seville played an extraordinary game in Israel to beat Hapoel Jerusalem on the road (70-84) and qualified for the next round. Tariq Kirksay played a very complete game while Urtasun and Bullock scored more than ten points too. Only Rich and Clancy gave their nest in the local team.

Cajasol travelled to Israel very concentrated. They arrive to Jerusalem early in the morning after travelling all night long. Everybody at home was thinking about an impossible win on the road against the toughest team in the group. But anyway they managed to win and qualify for the next round.

How they did it? They just played like they usually do on the domestic league, the most difficult one in Europe by far. The more important skill of this team is the defense, so they gave their best in this matter. Moreover, the team was really inspired on offense, and they took advantage of it from the very beginning of the game. Hapoel just coulnd’t react to this situation until the second quarter, and thanks to some good plays they finished unharmed the first half, losing only by six points.

In the second half it seemed that Hapoel could win the game, but it was just an illusion. In last quarter Cajasol again controlled the game and this way they will continue to play for some weeks more in Eurocup. Good news in Seville thanks to a great game by all the main actors of the team: Bullock, Davis and Kirksay, maybe for the first time this season.

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