Semi-Finals Top Performers: Iagupova, Brooks, Oblak, Thomas, Zahui
ISTANBUL (Turkey) - Alina Iagupova stole the show with another impressive highlight reel to send Fenerbahce Safiport into the EuroLeague Women Final to headline the Top Performers of the Semi-Finals.
The Ukrainian ace came alive later in the game as her team swept past ZVVZ USK Praha 83-74, with Iagupova collecting a superb all-action 24 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds and 4 steals.
She is joined in the lineup by her teammate Amanda Zahui, with the Swedish forward instrumental in Fenerbahce's best work in the contest. She shot the lights out and went 6 of 7 off the bench en-route to 18 points, as well as grabbing 4 rebounds and blocking 2 shots.
In the same game, Teja Oblak and Alyssa Thomas both did everything they could to get Praha to the Final, but it wasn't to be. Slovenian guard Oblak was terrific and the team captain came away with 22 points, 7 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals. Thomas meanwhile flirted with a triple-double and harvested 12 points, 14 rebounds and 8 assists.
In the first Semi-Final of the day, it was Serbian forward Jelena Brooks who fired Sopron Basket to the title game in a 74-69 victory against Perfumerias Avenida. She was incredible, showing out with a sparkling 27 points, as well as pulling down 4 rebounds.