Hapoel Jerusalem was convincingly beaten by Lokomotiv Kuban 88-68, in Kuban. Curtis Jerrells had 17 points, while Amar’e Stoudamire had 16 of his own for Jerusalem. Kevin Jones had 22 points for Kuban. Jerusalem’s loss snaps their three game winning streak in all competitions.
Ironi Nahariya suffered a 85-77 road loss to Banvit. Yancy Gates had 16 points, while Tyrone Nash had 9 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists for Nahariya. Jeremy Chappell finished with 16 points for Banvit.
Rishon Lezion was blown out 88-69 at home by Kataja. Nimrod Levi had 19 points while Javon McCrea added 15 points for Rishon. Rion Brown finished with a huge 40 points for Kataja, leading them to a victory on the road.