Jerusalem went ahead to 81-77 in the 4th quarter, but 9-0 run by Perry Marque, regive Samara the lead. The visitors had 92-85 up, 1:30 to go, but great finish by Adam Haluska witj 8 consecutively points, made it 93-92 to Jerusalem. Without going out in 5 fouls, Guy Goodes, JM head coach was deceived and ask to make foul, 5 sec to go, but it was over the team fouls level, and Mladen made 2 from 2 to win the game to Samara.
Both teams will face again on Sunday, while on Wednesday, Samara and Rishon Letion equall 80-80, after Robert Conley with an amazing performance included 35 point, brought Rishon from 24 points deficit.
Samara: Mladen 20, Sergay 19 and Hicks 17.
Jerusalem: Bowers 22, Sneed 19 and Haluska 17.