If anyone had told an Israeli fan at the beginning of the century that nine years would elapse before prolific shooter Yoav Saffar took a three-pointer again, they would have probably laughed in disbelief.
BCM Gravelines secured top spot in Group J of the EuroChallenge with a dogged 85-79 road victory over Hapoel Holon.
There is still plenty to play for on the final day of the Last 16 with eight teams fighting it out for the three positions still up for grabs in the quarter-final play-off round.
The penultimate day of EuroChallenge Last 16 action brought smiles to Pinar Karsiyaka, BCM Gravelines Dunkerque and Telekom Baskets Bonn, who punched their ticket to the quarter-final play-offs.
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