Maccabi Tel Aviv maintained its perfect record at the Israeli Super league with an 73-89 win at Rishon Letzion. Jamie Arnold led with 20 points, Jasaitis regained his touch behind the arc, Felix had good moments and Burstein dished out 8 assists. Will Bynum (flu) did not play.
Rishon Letzion started well, 0-8, but Maccabi edged ahead, 19-22 after 10 minutes. From the second quarter Maccabi Tel Aviv stepped ahead, played solid defense and stormed to an easy win, 73-89.
Guy Goodes: I was excited coming back here to Rishon, its good to see full arenas. After the first quarter we played solid defense and scored some easy baskets.
To Maccabi: Arnold 20, Jasaitis 19, Vujcic 11, Felix 10, Sharp 9, Burstein, Halperin 8, Green 3. Reggie Moore led Rishon Letzion with 31 points.