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Reveling in Hapoel Jerusalem’s victory, the triumph of a stormy season, even in the face of a Euroleague snub.
Despite its coach’s insistence that he is not obsessed with winning titles, Hapoel Jerusalem’s loss on Sunday was a bitter disappointment.
Now that corruption seems to be coming out of the woodwork, a lot of public figures are being much more cautious about accepting favors.
Eilat, which had also lost its previous two games, remained within striking distance of Jerusalem for most of the contest, trailing by just three points (70- 67) midway through the fourth quarter.
By ALLON SINAI
Tel Aviv improved to 8-6, while Hapoel Jerusalem fell to 10-4 and missed a chance to move tied with Maccabi Tel Aviv at the summit.
Jerusalem can fully focus on BSL play and finding consistency after an erratic start to the season.
Jerusalem, which is tied with Hapoel Holon, pulled ahead in the closing minutes after a tight encounter.
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Hapoel began its continental campaign with a clear goal of winning the Eurocup and qualifying for the Euroleague.
It was just two weeks ago that Maccabi coach Jordi Cruyff had to deal with increasing calls for his head from yellow-and- blue fans after the team had registered its third straight.
Jerusalem dropped to a 2-7 record, suffering its fourth defeat in five home games.
Jerusalem has won just two of its eight games so far, suffering humbling defeats in its last two contests at Buducnost and Bayern Munich.
Hapoel’s Eurocup hopes suffer another blow with fourth straight defeat over all competitions.
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