Maccabi Haifa 74-85 Hapoel Holon
Hapoel Holon continued their pursuit for first place with a convincing win over Maccabi Haifa. James Bell scored 28 points and had 10 rebounds, while Darion Atkins scored 20 points on 8-12 shooting for Hapoel Holon. Gregory Vargas scored 22 points, while John DiBartolomeo scored 13 points for Maccabi Haifa.
Hapoel Eilat 91-84 Hapoel Tel Aviv
Hapoel Eilat maintained their first place form by marginally beating Hapoel Tel Aviv by seven points. Will Daniels scored 18 points off the bench, while Pierria Henry scored 17 points for Hapoel Eilat. Mark Lyons finished with 17 points with five three pointers, while Adrian Banks scored 15 points for Hapoel Tel Aviv.
Rishon Le’Zion 83-69 Hapoel Gilboa/Galil
Rishon Le’Zion comfortably beat Gilboa/Galil in an entertaining matchup. J.J. Moore scored 19 points, while Cameron Long scored 18 points for Rishon Le’Zion. Eric Griffin scored 18 points, while Michael Qualls finished with 17 for Gilboa.
Maccabi Kiryat Gat 65-84 Maccabi Tel Aviv
After 8 consecutive losses across all competitions, Maccabi Tel Aviv finally won comfortably beating Kiryat Gat, 84-65. Gal Mekel scored 14 points, while Devin Smith scored 11 points from the bench for Tel Aviv. Justin Carter led the way for a shorthanded Kiryat Gat with 19 points, while Josh Selby scored 17 as well for Kiryat Gat.
Hapoel Jerusalem 84-82 Bnei Herzliya
Hapoel Jerusalem just beat Bnei Herzliya in a great back and forth encounter. Curtis Jerrells scored 18 points, while Richard Howell scored a huge 19 points off the bench for Jerusalem. Jeff Adrien scored 21 points, while Karam Mashour came up injured for Herzliya but still recored a near double-double with 9 points and 10 rebounds.
Ironi Nahariya 75-68 Maccabi Ashdod
Ironi Nahariya beat Maccabi Ashdod to go over .500. Scotty Hopson scored 18 points, while Tyrone Nash finished with 16 points for Nahariya. Chase Simon produced his usual 26 points, while not shooting well at all. Jackie Carmichael scored 14 points with his 13 rebounds for Ashdod.