Champions League: Ketch and his team lasted three quarters but allowed the Greeks to escape in the last quarter and dropped to second place at home
Paladin tries to arrest the Greeks, tonight in Athens
Courtesy of FIBA website
Hapoel Jerusalem lost to AAC Athens tonight (Wednesday) 78:91 and lost first place in the second leg of the FIBA Champions Cup. This is a double loss as Jerusalem won by a larger margin than defeated the Greek team in Jerusalem (78:85). In any situation of equality between the groups, the group from Athens will have an advantage. First AQ in Balance 2: 7 and Jerusalem goes second with 3: 6 Balance. The odds of finishing the house in first place have diminished to Ketch and his gums significantly.
The story of the game is the hostess's escape in the last quarter. Ketch went for an interesting change when he opened in a three-high lineup: Suleiman Bremo, Idan Zalmanson, and Tyshon Thomas, but Jerusalem suffered a bad west from its stars: James Felden (1-of-8 from the field) and Jacob Brown (1-of-3) who scored Together, only 19 points. Nevertheless, she was strong in the picture three-quarters (66:68 to Athens) thanks to a good game from Tyshon Thomas.
In the fourth quarter, the picture changed. AK started running and quickly opened a 15th difference (73:88). Jerusalem was still trying to fight for the difference but failed to do so.
Make it to Jerusalem: Thomas 21, Braimu 12, Paladin 10, Brown and Blatt 9th. 400 fans accompanied Jerusalem in a game in Athens and during the match fans of the local team ignited the Israeli flag.
Tomasz tries to stop Machiolis, tonight // Photo: Courtesy of FIBA website
AK fans burn Israel flag, tonight // Photo: Courtesy of Hapoel Jerusalem