Israeli Cup Is Red Again!

Hapoel take Rishon 82-67 To win the Israeli Cup for the first time since 2008

From: Hapoel Jerusalem - 16:59 | 15/02/2019 | (Photo by: Shahar Regev)

 

What A night it was in Jerusalem!

The Pais Arena hosted the final four week of the israeli cup and over 9,000 Reds rocked the Arena on Thursday night to push Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem all the way to 82:67 over Maccabi Rishon and the 5th Cup in Franchise history.

Hapoel Started the game with Tamir Blatt, Yogev Ohayon. Da'sean Butler, TaShawn Thomas and Josh Owens. Both teams didn't show their A game at the first half (42:40 Hapoel) but the Reds, who were wearing black this night. came out flying at the 3rd quarter to close the game with 29-8 run including a huge three-pointer by Bar Timor at the end of the quarter. Thomas and Brown starred at the 4th, making sure that the last minutes of the game will become a one big Red celebration of the fans.

J'Covan Brown led Hapoe, again with 19 Points. Tashawn Thomas added 15+10 Rebounds to become the MVP of the Cup Final, James Feldeine added his 15p, Captain Lior Eliyahu with 8p (6 Assists), Bar Timor & Da'sean Butler with 7p each, Tamir Blatt 5p, Yogev Ohayon 4 and Josh Owens 2. Alex Chubrevich Played but made no points.

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