EuroCup 2004 Final: Real Madrid falls to Hapoel Jerusalem

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 2004 Decade 2000 EuroCup Hapoel Jerusalem Real Madrid

In the final of the EuroCup 2004, held in Charleroi, Real Madrid, who started as clear favourites, also came out clearly beaten by Hapoel Jerusalem (83-72). Kelly McCarty, MVP of the final

Lleida – Students
Real Madrid – Varese
Zeleznik – Joventut
Hapoel Jerusalem – Lietuvos Rytas

Students – Real Madrid
Zeleznik – Hapoel Jerusalem

After the break (37-33), where we saw a Real Madrid almost always in tow, the third quarter was key in the final result, when Hapoel led by McCarty, endorsed a partial (31-20), which left the final touched definitely. With a 15-point gap (68-53), the Israelis were only able to maintain their lead until the end.

Hapoel Jerusalem 83
*Solomon – 15p, 3r
*Sheffer – 15p, 5r
*McCarty – 22p, 3r
*Awojobi – 12p, 10r
*Kozikaro – 7p, 9r
Limonad – 0p
Mizrahi – 8p, 1br
Katz – 4p, 3r
Muchtari – 0p, 2r

Real Madrid 72
*Bennett – 21p, 4a
*Herreros – 12p, 6r
*Stojic – 0p, 1r
*Kambala – 20p, 7r
*Burke – 4p, 7r
Nuñez – 0p
Victoriano – 0p, 2br
Fotsis – 10p, 3r
Bueno – 0p, 3r
Mumbrú – 5p, 1br