Summary of Hapoel Tel Aviv's victory 82:84 over Turk Telecom in the Eurocup (Sport1)
Hapoel Tel Aviv this evening (Tuesday) moved closer to the second place in Group B of the Eurocup after a dramatic 82:84 victory over Turk Telecom, which is placed higher in the table.
Despite a good start by the host, the Turks managed to come back from a double-digit deficit with an amazing run at the end, but Xavier Manford gave Hapoel the fifth in a row in the factory with a hat trick.
Without Jordan McRae, Idan Zalmanson and JP Tokoto, Danny Franco came up with a five that included Bar Timor, Xavier Manford, Tomer Ginath, Jacob Brown and Chinano Onoaku who got into foul trouble with three fouls in less than three minutes.
Without him, Xavier Manford (33 points, 7 of 8 from three, 6 rebounds) together with Jaylen Hurd (17 points and 9 rebounds) led the Reds to a 2:20 run and a double-digit lead early in the game.
Precisely in the minutes with the momentum of the host, the Turks came back to the game with a 5:19 run of their own with the good ability of Jerian Grant (24 points,
Axel Botei stood out in the second half (27 points) and the Turks came back to the game and took their first lead since the first quarter with a wonderful game outside the arc and a bad defense by the Reds.
Hurd and Tomer Ginat (9 points) still tried to bring Hapoel back into the game, but a display of three-pointers in the last quarter of the Turks were close to guaranteeing a victory for the guests.
Manford took over the game, and with a tremendous 3-pointer in the last seconds secured an 82:84 victory over Turk Telecom.
Scorers for Hapoel Tel Aviv
: Xavier Manford 33 (7 of 8 three-pointers, 6 rebounds), Jaylen Hurd 17 (9 rebounds), Chinano Onuaku (7 rebounds) and Tomer Ginat 9 KA, Adam Ariel 5 , Jacob Brown and Gil, 3 years old.
Scorers for Turk Telecom
: Axel Butey 27, Jerian Grant 24 (6 of 8 from three), Tony Taylor 13 (7 assists), Nathan Sestina, Tyreek Jones (12 rebounds) and Erkan Yilmaz (7 rebounds) 6 K. A. Ridvan Onkel, Barak Demir and Michael Arik were partners and did not score.
Again he is the one who won the game.
Manford (Photo: Bernie Ardov)
the progress of the game
Danny Franco came up with a five that included Bar Timor, Xavier Manford, Tomer Ginat, Jacoben Brown and Chinano Onuaku.
The center scored the first points of the game and got into foul trouble with three already after less than three minutes of play.
Ginat got off to a good start with his own points in the paint at 6:6 after five minutes.
Jaylen took a layup and dunked, but Tony Taylor gave the Turks their first lead with a 3-pointer.
Timur and Horde with an outstanding start with six points in three minutes narrowed it back.
Manfrod squeezed a basket and a foul, added a three-pointer and a foul and returned the
advantage to the Reds 15:20 at the end of the first quarter.
Manford opened the second quarter once again with a basket from outside the arc and a foul and went up by double digits early.
Gil Benny came off the bench and with a three-pointer gave the Reds a double-digit lead.
Hurd continued his good performance with two more in the 2:20 run, Axel Botei scored from the three and reduced it to only ten.
Brown received a technical foul and gave the Turks an opportunity to continue reducing, Adam Ariel scored from the three and returned the advantage to double digits.
Jerian Grant added two baskets from outside the arc and reduced the score to only three with a 5:19 run by Turk Telecom, a minute before the end of the half.
Brown with a tremendous assist to Hord, who sank, restored the red momentum until Tony's 3-pointer brought the teams down to the
half with a red lead of 37:39.
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Stick to the Turks from second place.
Brown (Photo: Barney Ardov)
Great game from the three.
Grant (Photo: Bernie Ardov)
Onuaku returned to the third quarter and opened with two baskets in the paint, Brown squeezed a basket and a foul and the Reds brought the difference back to nine.
Taylor and Botay scored from the three and the difference was reduced to only one point with a Franco timeout.
Manford came back well with points in the paint and a basket outside the arc, Brown gave a big assist to Giinat and Hapoel was again ahead by 6. Gil Benny committed Hapoel's third technical foul of the game, but immediately on the other hand Onuaku with a basket and a foul raised the red crowd.
Manford continued to bomb with 4 of 5 from three
and the quarter ended with 57:65 for Hapoel Tel Aviv.
Grant opened the last quarter with two 3-pointers and narrowed it to two, Butei squeezed a basket and a foul and gave the guest their first lead since the first quarter.
Onuaku returned with points under the ring, Botei with another basket outside the arc increased the Turkish advantage and called a Franco timeout in the 2:14 run of the guest in the fourth quarter.
The Reds' center left with five fouls and added a technical for arguing with the refereeing team.
Granat added a three-pointer for the Turks, Hurd scored from the other side and Manford reduced it to only five, less than four minutes to go.
Nathan Sestina came back from a visitor's timeout with a huge basket from outside the arc, Manford returned with an amazing one of his own from the other side and with another one, his sixth of the evening, he narrowed it down to only a point.
The guard in a huge game of 33 points with 7 of 8 from three scored another three that
ensured a dramatic victory - 82:84 for Hapoel Tel Aviv!
They were punished in defense towards the end of the half with a run by the Turks.
Timur (Photo: Barney Ardov)
Responsible for a red comeback.
Manford and Horde (photo: Bernie Ardov)
On the first (7:45 p.m.) Hapoel Tel Aviv will host Nes Ziona City in a top game as part of the 15th round of the Winner Basket League.
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