Morris wins it for Lietkabelis, Paris crushed Buducnost, McRae dominated vs Gran Canaria

2023-02-08T22:39:03+00:00 2023-02-09T19:35:20+00:00.

Nikola Miloradovic

08/Feb/23 22:39

Lietkabelis won against Venice thanks to Jamel Morris’s last-second triple, while Paris grabbed a dominant win against Buducnost at home, and Hapoel Tel Aviv surprised Gran Canaria

By Eurohoops Team /

Joventut Badalona, Mincidelice JL Bourg en Bresse, and London Towers secured a spot in the playoffs of 7Days EuroCup after Round 14 thanks to yesterday’s results.

7Bet-Lietkabelis Panevezys got their seventh win. this time against Umana Reyer Venice, defeating the Italian team 87-84 thanks to Jamel Morris’s late three-pointer.

The US player hit his sixth triple with less than a second for the final score and summarized an excellent performance with 28 points and six from seven from beyond the arc.

Gyorgy Goloman followed him with 14 points, while Nikola Popovic added 13.

For the losing side, led by interim coach Gianluca Tucci, Michael Watt scored 19 points, Jason Granger 15, Derek Willis added 14, and Jordan Parks 11 points.

Neven Spahija will take over the team from Tucci over the weekend.

Paris Basketball crushed Buducnost VOLI Podgorica with a 103-87 win at home, as the French team had the lead throughout the entire game, with Juhann Begarin leading the way with 22 points.

Aamir Simms followed with 15, while Ismael Kamagate recorded another double-double with 13 points and 14 rebounds. Tyrone Wallace added 13, Gauthier Denis and Jeremy Evans scored 11 each, while Amar Gegic also hit the double digits with 10 points.

Erick Green’s 26 points were insufficient for Buducnost, while J.J. O’Brien added 14, Trea Bell Haynes 13, Petar Popovic 12, and Marko Jagodic Kuridza 11 points.

Jordan McRae led Hapoel Vegan-Friendly Tel Aviv to a surprising 92-70 win against Gran Canaria with 25 points.

The Israeli team took control already in the second period and expanded the lead to 69-39 in the third quarter when it was all over for the Spanish team.

Xavier Munford followed him with 19 points, Chinanu Onuaku got 15 points and nine rebounds, while J Covan Brown recorded a double-double with 11 points and 14 assists.

John Shurna finished the game as the top scorer of Gran Canaria with 16 points, while Aleksander Balcerowski added 12.

Prometey Slobozhanske got a convincing 94-68 win against Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana, as D.J. Stephens scored 28 points, while Joe Thomasson led Promitheas Patras to a 90-66 victory against Slask Wroclaw with 20 points.

With Kostas Koufous’ double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds, London Lions defeated Veolia Towers Hamburg 83-66.

Germani Brescia also won at home 103-84 against U-BT Cluj-Napoca, thanks to Amadeo Della Valle’s 22 points and Kenny Gabriel’s 20.

The victory also meant that Joventut Badalona and Mincidelice JL Bourg en Bresse both qualified for the playoffs.

Previously, Turk Telekom Ankara defeated Dolomiti Energia Trento 80-72, while Joventut Badalona won 82-76  against Ratiopharm Ulm after a stunning comeback.

EuroCup Round 14 Results:

Trento – Turk Telekom 72-80
Joventut – Ulm 82-76
Lietkabelis – Venezia 87-84
Prometey – Cedevita Olimpija 94-68
Prommitheas – Slask Wroclaw 90-66
Hapoel Tel Aviv – Gran Canaria 92-70
Brescia – Cluj Napoca 103-84
London Lions – Hamburg 83-66
Paris – Buducnost 103-87


Group A

1. Prometey Slobozhanske 10-4
2. Joventut Badalona 9-5
3. Mincidelice JL Bourg en Bresse 8-5
4. ratiopharm Ulm 8-6
5. Umana Reyer Venice 7-7
6. Germani Brescia 7-7
7. 7Bet-Lietkabelis Panevezys 7-7
8. Frutti Extra Bursaspor 6-7
9. U-BT Cluj-Napoca 4-10
10. Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana 3-11

Group B

1. Gran Canaria 14-11
2. Turk Telekom Ankara 10-4
3. Hapoel Vegan Friendly Tel Aviv 10-4
4. Paris Basketball 9-5
5. Promitheas Patras 9-5
6. Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 8-6
7. London Lions 6-8
8. Veolia Towers Hamburg 4-10
9. Dolomiti Energia Trento 2-12
10. Slask Wroclaw 1-13