Burgos for mug! Penaroya’s team sent a resounding message with the “good morning” of the Final-8 of the Basketball Champions League, after crushing Hapoel Jerusalem 92-65 in the first semifinal and closing a place for the “4” of the tournament.
Before the quarterfinal jambol, Hapoel Jerusalem seemed to be the big favorite against Burgos. Oded Katas’s team had been significantly strengthened in order to win the title. In practice, however, nothing seemed the same, as the Spanish team fully imposed its rhythm.
Thad McFadden with 18 points was the leader of the winners, having at his side Dejan Kravic, who dominated under the baskets (18p, 10p). The contribution of Alex Renfro with 10 points and 6 assists is also important.
Nikos Pappas stood out from Hapoel, who in the 23’36 ” that remained on the floor had 13 points (4/10 shots), 1 rebound, 2 assists, 2 steals and 4 errors.
The ten minutes: 15-23, 32-49, 48-77, 65-92.