The Kyiv team led +15, but almost lost the victory
Budivelnik won Hapoel (Haifa) in the match of the fourth round FIBA European Cup.
The Kyiv team went to the break with a comfortable lead of 15 points — 56:41. In the third quarter, Budivelnik scored only seven points and allowed Hapoel to level the score – 63:63.
At the last minute of the meeting, Budivelnik put the squeeze on his opponent and got the victory – 81:79.
The most productive player of the meeting was Budivelnik’s forward Jaray Grant. The American has 23 points.
This is Budivelnik’s second victory in Group J. The Capital team remains in third place with six points.
The next match in the European Cup Budivelnik will play on the road against the leader of group J Finnish Karhu. The fight will take place on February 1st.
- Basketball. FIBA European Cup. Group J. 4th round
Budivelnik – Hapoel Haifa – 81:79 (27:22, 29:19, 7:22, 18:16)
Budivelnik: Grant (23 + 7 rebounds), Goodwin (12), Bobrov (9), Berganemeskel (9 + 7 assists + 3 losses), Brown (8 + 5 rebounds), Zotov (8 + 5 assists), Bliznyuk (7 + 4 casualties), Coolwhiskers (5)
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