2016-17 L'HOSPITALETQualifying RoundRound 1
Luis Melian - U18 Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas - ANGT Hospitalet 2017 - JT16 (photo Paco Largo)

Round 1: Spanish sides start strong at L’Hospitalet

Reigning continental champion U18 FC Barcelona Lassa started Day 1 of the EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Torneig de Bàsquet Junior Ciutat de L’Hospitalet with a 79-56 victory over U18 Union Olimpija Ljubljana in Group A while U18 Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas came back from a 15-point deficit to knock off U18 ALBA Berlin 54-60 in the other Group A encounter. Later in Group B, Antonio Jordano shined with 22 points on 5-of-8 three-point shooting to lead U18 Cedevita Zagreb over U18 Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens 66-57 and U18 Divina Seguros Joventut Badalona rallied past host U18 Torrons Vicens L’Hospitalet 68-72 thanks to 18 points and 9 rebounds from Eric Gonzalez.

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