Jerusalem has had quite the season thus far, capturing the Israel State Cup earlier in February along with the League Cup that it won in the preseason while finishing atop its Champions League group.
FIBA President Hamane Niang agreed to promote the Sports and Culture minister's request to host competitions in Israel for the tournament.
Defending-champion Reds conquer Rishon in semifinals, Northerners hang on to edge Ness Ziona
Eilat deals Avdija, yellow-and-blue 1st loss of season • Cellar-dweller Ashdod shocks Holon
Reds clinch home-court advantage through two rounds of playoffs by finishing first in continental group
Reds still trail undefeated Maccabi Tel Aviv in standings • Gulley propels Gilboa/Galil past Eilat
Hapoel J’lem takes down Maccabi Ashdod, Hapoel Eilat slips by
Reds set up date with Mac TA • Nahariya, Ness Ziona, Rishon, Herzliya, Gilboa round out last-8
Jerusalem crushes Beersheba • Eilat upsets Holon • Rishon edges Ashdod • Ness Ziona drops Greens
Wilbekin and Dorsey combine for 41 to propel yellow-and-blue • Rishon dominates Holon • Beershena, Giboa claim tight triumphs.