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Basketball Super League Mac. TA Rebuffs Hap. Jerusalem’s Comeback Bids

Elsewhere in the league, visiting Maccabi Rishon Letzion knocked off Gilboa/Galil 70-54, while Greentops Netanya defeated Maccabi Ashdod 87-75 and newcomer Eilat won its home debut 78-74 against Ashkelon.

Hapoel Jerusalem kept coming back, and every time Maccabi Tel Aviv had an answer, never losing the lead over the final three quarters en route to an 88-82...