2017-18 L'HOSPITALETQualifierRound 1
January 05, 2018 CET: 12:30
Local time: 12:30 HOSPITALET NORD

U18 Divina Seguros Joventut Badalona opened its Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Ciutat de L’Hospitalet with a big 84-71 victory over U18 Herbalife Gran Canaria in Group A. Joel Parra collected 17 points and 10 rebounds while Manel Signes added 15 points and 16 rebounds. Arturs Zagars was a third of six Joventut players in double figures scoring with 13 points and 8 rebounds. Gran Canaria got 21 points from Joven Kljajic, 17 points and 17 rebounds from Biram Faye and 15 points from Aleksander Balcerowski but the team made just 7-of-21 free throws (33 percent).

Kljajic scored 7 points in helping Gran Canaria open a 4-15 lead. An Arnau Parrado three-pointer cut the gap to 11-17 but Kljajic hit hit second three-pointer of the quarter and Gran Canaria was up 14-22 after 10 minutes. Another Kljajic long ball pushed the advantage to 18-27, but Parra, Didac Cuevas and Parrado all hit from long range in a 13-2 spurt to put Joventut up 31-29. Balcerowski and Faye carried Gran Canaria the rest of the half with 4 points each while Parra had 4 points and the game was even at 39-39 at intermission. Six straight points from Cuevas pushed Joventut ahead 47-41. Balcerowski came up at the other end with 6 points and a nice block as Gran Canaria climbed back ahead 54-55. But Joventut was up 57-55 after 30 minutes. Parra picked up 4 points and Signes knocked down a long ball and the advantage was up to 11 points - 69-58. Luis Melian did answer with 6 straight points to trim the deficit to 5 points but Aleix Haro Val and Zagars both knocked down three-pointers and the lead was 79-69 with 2 minutes to play to decide the game.

Joel Parra - U18 Divina Seguros Joventut Badalona - ANGT Hospitalet - JT17
Friday, January 5, 2018
David Hein, Euroleague.net
Referees: NEUTRAL REFEREE ; NEUTRAL REFEREE 2; NEUTRAL REFEREE 3
Attendance: 300 (Tentative)
By Quarter1234
U18 DIVINA SEGUROS JOVENTUT BADALONA14251827
U18 HERBALIFE GRAN CANARIA22171616
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U18 DIVINA SEGUROS JOVENTUT BADALONA14395784
U18 HERBALIFE GRAN CANARIA22395571
U18 DIVINA SEGUROS JOVENTUT BADALONA
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 HARO VAL, ALEIX 20:19 12 0/1 3/6 3/4   2 2   1 2     2 3 9
4 PARRA, JOEL 33:23 17 5/10 2/4 1/3 2 8 10 1 1 3     1 5 21
5 SIGNES, MANEL 29:36 15 6/7 1/4   3 13 16   2 2     3 3 27
10 PARRADO, ARNAU 26:58 6 1/7 1/4 1/1 2 2 4 2         3 2 2
12 JAIME, ARNAU 15:57     0/1     1 1           1   -1
13 CUEVAS, DIDAC 24:07 11 3/3 1/9 2/3 3 2 5 5 1 4   1 4 4 8
16 DA SILVA, VINICIUS 24:16 10 5/12 0/2   3 1 4     1 3 4 2   1
20 CUADRADO PERA, ORIOL 0:43                         1   -1
24 BARROS, PEDRO DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
28 BIESHAAR, OLIVER 1:26   0/1     1   1                
32 ZAGARS, ARTURS 22:39 13 4/5 1/6 2/2   3 3 8   1     5 3 15
55 MARONKA, ZSOMBOR 0:36               1             1
Team           2 3 5     1         4
Totals 200:00 84 24/46 9/36 9/13 16 35 51 17 5 14 3 5 22 20 86
        52.2% 25% 69.2%
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Min: Minutes played; Pts: Points; 2FG M-A: 2-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); 3FG M-A: 3-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); FT M-A: Free Throws (Made-Attempted); Rebounds: O (Offensive), D (Defensive), T (Total); As: Assists; St: Steals; To: Turnovers; Bl: Blocks (Fv: In Favor / Ag: Against); Fouls: Cm (Commited), Rv (Received); PIR: Performance Index Rating
U18 HERBALIFE GRAN CANARIA
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 SERRANO, MIGUEL 3:24   0/2                   1     -3
5 MELIAN, LUIS 33:56 12 5/8   2/4   5 5 1   6 1 1 3 6 10
7 RAVELO, NACHO 18:44           1 1 4 1 1     2 1 4
12 PARRONDO, JORGE 2:20           1 1           1    
13 BALCEROWSKI, ALEKSANDER 32:43 15 6/13 0/3 3/5 2 4 6 1 2 2 2   1 3 14
16 MEDINA, LUIS 14:47     0/2 0/4 1   1     1     2 2 -6
18 DIOP, KHALIFA 6:43   0/3     1 1 2   1       3   -3
22 RODRIGUEZ, PAULO 13:32 2 1/2 0/1   1   1 1         4   -2
23 FAYE, BIRAM 33:40 17 8/17 0/1 1/6 9 8 17   1 2 1 1 1 7 24
24 KLJAJIC, JOVAN 33:17 21 4/12 4/8 1/2 1 4 5 4 2       3 3 19
25 FAM, BABACAR 6:54 4 2/3 0/1     2 2     1 1       4
Team           2 5 7               7
Totals 200:00 71 26/60 4/16 7/21 17 31 48 11 7 13 5 3 20 22 68
        43.3% 25% 33.3%
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