Landesberg pushes Gran Canaria to 6-0, Paris and London get huge wins

2023-11-08T19:47:26+00:00 2023-11-08T22:59:15+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

08/Nov/23 19:47

Dreamland Gran Canaria earns a sixth win in as many BKT EuroCup games against Turk Telekom

By Eurohoops Team/

Facing his former team, Sylven Landesberg paved the way for Dreamland Gran Canaria in Round 6 of the BKT EuroCup Regular Season.

Overcoming a slow start, the Las Palmas outfit took down Turk Telekom, 82-69, in Ankara Spor Salonu on Wednesday.

Landesberg, 33, ended up with a game-high 20 points over 19 minutes. He made 7/12 from the field. John Shurna (left calf) did not make the trip to Turkiye. For the hosts, 26-year-old center Steven Enoch posted a 14-point, 11-rebound double-double.

The team coached by Jaka Lakovic jumped to 6-0 in Group B with the fifth straight win across all competitions, including two in Spain’s Liga Endesa. Extending yet another streak, it was the sixth win in as many EuroCup meetings with Turk Telekom, including last season’s championship game.

Trailing by a margin of 16 points in the first half, Aris Midea came back and edged out Buducnost VOLI, 65-63, in Moraca Sports Center. Roberto Gallinat threw in 15 points and Kris Bankston added 14 points. On the opposite end, Yoan Makoundou produced a game-high 20 points but to no avail.

Davide Alviti was the top performer for Dolomiti Energia Trento in the win, 84-75, against winless Slask Wroclaw in Hala Orbita. He finished with 15 points, five rebounds, three assists, two steals, and one block. Kamar Baldwin recorded a team-high 17 points.

Elsewhere in Group B, D. J. Seeley scored 21 points as U-BT Cluj-Napoca cruised past ratiopharm Ulm, 86-75. League leader in PIR, Trevion Williams went for 17 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists, two steals, and one block for the losing side.

Paris wins battle of unbeaten teams in Group A

Besides Gran Canaria, Group A leader Paris made its way up to 6-0 by blowing out Hapoel Shlomo Tel Aviv, 114-87. The lead went into double-digits before the break and kept growing in the second half.

Running the point on the convincing showing, T.J. Shorts II posted a 15-point, 10-assist double-double. Collin Malcolm packing a game-high 23 points and Tyson Ward with 20 points kept the offense flowing for the team coached by Tuomas Iisalo.

Due to an injury to the groin area, J’Covan Brown checked in a hospital in London and was ruled out of the Round 6 contest. French forward Jaylen Hoard recorded a team-high 20 points for the visitors.

In control by a comfortable margin through the second half, the London Lions prevailed, 87-76, over Joventut Badalona in Catalonia. Gabe Olaseni was the driving force with 21 points, nine rebounds, and five assists to his name.

Besiktas Emlakjet pulled away in the fourth quarter for a fifth win in Group A. The team coached by Dusan Alimpijevic defeated Veolia Towers Hamburg, 90-78. Angel Delgado put up a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double.

Rasheed Sulaimon with 30 points and seven assists carried the Wolves to the 85-71 victory versus Prometey in Avia Solutions Group Arena. Christian Mekowulu chipped in 15 points and seven rebounds.

EuroCup Round 6

Group A

Umana Reyer Venice – Cedevita Olimpija 95-87
Besiktas Emlakjet – Veolia Towers Hamburg 90-78
Wolves – Prometey 85-71
Paris – Hapoel Shlomo Tel Aviv 114-87
Joventut Badalona – London Lions 76-87

1. Paris 6-0
2. Besiktas Emlakjet 5-1
3. Hapoel Shlomo Tel Aviv 4-1
4. London Lions 4-2
5. Wolves 3-2
6. Joventut Badalona 3-3
7. Umana Reyer Venice 2-4
8. Prometey 2-4
9. Cedevita Olimpija 0-6
10. Veolia Towers Hamburg 0-6

1st-2nd: Quarterfinals
3rd-6th: Eighthfinals

Group B

7bet-Lietkabelis – JL Bourg 100-96
U-BT Cluj-Napoca – ratiopharm Ulm 86-75
Turk Telekom – Dreamland Gran Canaria 69-82
Buducnost VOLI – Aris Midea 63-65
Slask Wroclaw – Dolomiti Energia Trento 75-84

1. Dreamland Gran Canaria 6-0
2. U-BT Cluj-Napoca 5-1
3. JL Bourg 4-2
4. ratiopharm Ulm 4-2
5. Aris Midea 3-3
6. Dolomiti Energia Trento 3-3
7. Buducnost VOLI 2-4
8. 7bet-Lietkabelis 2-4
9. Turk Telekom 1-5
10. Slask Wroclaw 0-6

1st-2nd: Quarterfinals
3rd-6th: Eighthfinals

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