Rishon to face J’lem in semis, Haifa levels series with Eilat

Maccabi Rishon Lezion booked a showdown with Hapoel Jerusalem in the BSL semifinals on Thursday night, while Maccabi Haifa forced a decisive Game 5 in its quarterfinal series against Hapoel Eilat.

Rishon, the No. 6 seed in the BSL playoffs, almost squandered a 24-point halftime lead, but ultimately held on to beat Hapoel Holon (3) 93-81 in a thrilling encounter and claim a 3-1 series win.

Rishon visits Jerusalem (2) in Game 1 of the best-of-five semis next Thursday.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Rishon-to-face-Jlem-in-semis-Haifa-levels-series-with-Eilat-404470

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