Maccabi Hunter Haifa lost to Hapoel Afula in the home game Romema 70-78.
The Greens who led in most stages of the game fell behind him and did not return.
Maccabi opened with the following five: Kron Dechildes, Amit Alon, Willy Workman, Sami Givens and Daniel Kuperberg.
Quarter 1 Result:
Maccabi Hunter Haifa 15-13 Hpoel Afula
Maccabi Hunter Haifa 42-33 Hpoel Afula
Maccabi Hunter Haifa 52-50 Hpoel Afula
Maccabi Hunter Haifa 70-78 Hpoel Afula
Semi Givens 18, Keron Deshildes 17, Amit Alon 14, Guy Lavie 7, Juan Bergal 6, Daniel Kuperberg 3, Roman Sorkin 3, Willy Workman 2, and Gal Zabak.
Barak Peleg, the team’s coach, said: “We have a lot of problems in the team, and I have to check first how I improve the players, and now we are far from the approach and the basketball I expect to see from my team.”