Maccabi Tel-Aviv played very well offensively and claimed an easy victory at home against Hapoel Jerusalem (91-78).
John DiBartolomeo and Scottie Wilbekin combined for 42 points and eight three-pointers for the winners.
DiBartolomeo had a game-high 22 points, with Wilbekin adding 20 and Tarik Black 13.
Tamir Blatt and J’Covan Brown scored 15 and 12 points, respectively, for the losing squad.
The hosts took the lead from the beginning and never looked back (26-18, 50-39). Things didn’t change much in the second half (70-63), as the visitors couldn’t turn things around and were defeated.
Maccabi improved to 8-2, whereas Hapoel dropped to 6-3.