Hapoel Tel Aviv wins in Haifa to top Group A
09-01-2021 | 22:54Hapoel SP Tel Aviv is the winner of Group A in Delasport Balkan League. The team visited Hapoel B-Cure Laser Haifa and thanks to a good defense won 79-73 holding on in the final minutes. That victory put Hapoel Tel Aviv on a 3-1 record and the team advanced to the Semifinals. In the next few days they'll know who the opponent will be as the winner of the game will qualify for the Second Stage of the competition. Hapoel Haifa on the other side finished with 1-3 record and third place in the group.
It was a close start to the game as neither team was able to take any big advantage in the first quarter. Things changed after the middle of the second when the visitors managed to go up by 9 and a bit later even by 11. They tried to held on to that advantage until the break but just before the end of the first half Evans scored a triple to cut the deficit to just 6.
Early in the third quarter the lead went again to 10 points and it happened few times afterwards as well. In the final minute of it Hapoel Tel Aviv increased the advantage to 16 points which was the most until that moment while after 30 minutes the team was up by 14. The hosts started the last quarter eager to make a comeback but in the middle of it the difference was still 12 points. It remained the same with 2:25 to play and although Hapoel Haifa scored the last 6 points in the game, there was no real chance for them to even tie the game, let alone take the lead.
The winners were led by Tyrique Jones who finished with 22 points and 8 rebounds. The only other player to score in double figures was JP Tokoto who had 19.
Amit Simhon was the top scorer for the hosts with 12 points while Taylor Rochestie had 11 but also 7 turnovers. In total Hapoel Haifa had 23 turnovers, 6 more than its opponent, and that proved to be an advantage for the visitors.
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|19 Jan 2021
KK Ibar Rozaje
Stara Zagora | Obshtinska19 Jan 2021 18.00
|BC Beroe||LIVE||KK Ibar Rozaje|
Rishon LeZion | Beit Maccabi20 Jan 2021 19.00
|Maccabi Rishon LeZion||Hapoel Gilboa Galil B.C.|
|Sport 5, YouTube|
Plovdiv | Complex Sila21 Jan 2021 18.00
|BC Akademik Plovdiv||KK Ibar Rozaje|
Tivat | S.C. Zupa26 Jan 2021
|KK Teodo||KK Kumanovo 2009|
Rozaje | Sportski Centar27 Jan 2021 17.00
|KK Ibar Rozaje||LIVE||KK Kumanovo 2009|
Plovdiv | Complex Sila28 Jan 2021 18.00
|BC Akademik Plovdiv||BC Beroe|
All times are local time
|Balkan League, Group A|
|1||Hapoel SP Tel Aviv B.C.||3 - 1||7|
|2||Bnei Herzliya||2 - 2||6|
|3||Hapoel B-Cure Laser Haifa||1 - 3||5|
|Balkan League, Group B|
|1||Hapoel Gilboa Galil B.C.||4 - 0||8|
|2||Ironi Nahariya||2 - 2||6|
|3||Maccabi Haifa||0 - 4||4|
|Balkan League, Group C|
|1||Hapoel Holon B.C.||4 - 0||8|
|2||Hapoel Yossi Avrahami Eilat||2 - 2||6|
|3||Ironi Hai Motors Ness Ziona||0 - 4||4|
|Balkan League, Group D|
|1||Maccabi Rishon LeZion||3 - 1||7|
|2||Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem||2 - 2||6|
|3||Hapoel Altshuler Shaham Be′er Sheva B.C.||1 - 3||5|
|Balkan League, Group E|
|1||BC Akademik Plovdiv||6 - 2||14|
|2||KK Teodo||4 - 5||13|
|3||KK TFT||3 - 6||12|
|4||BC Beroe||4 - 3||11|
|5||KK Kumanovo 2009||3 - 4||10|
|6||KK Ibar Rozaje||3 - 3||9|