Being just 40 minutes away of the final four, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv knew exactly what they need to do in order for their quest to win the domestic championship to the city will continue. As it was expected from a playoff game the game was intense and things got heated up in the first quarter which the locals finished ahead in double digits, but Spahija's squad kept their composure and remained poised as they won game 4 against Ness Ziona on the road and the series 3:1 as Maccabi qualified to the domestic final four.
Coach Spahija's starting five: Pargo, Kane, Roll, Cohen and Segev. Ness Ziona got the early 7:4 lead but Maccabi reacted with an 8:2 run to take the lead (9:12). The locals led by Zana and Kadir completed a 7:0 run of their own taking the 16:12 lead. Wyatt's three pointer increased the locals' lead to 21:15, things got heated up in the game with the locals' capitalizing on technical fouls to score six points in one possession as they finish the first quarter ahead 27:17.
Tyus' dunk at the beginning of the second quarter was answered with a three pointer by Gutt, Pargo and Zoosman brought Maccabi closer to Ness Ziona forcing Coach Zilberstein to call for a timeout as his team's lead is trimmed to 30:26. Dan and Brown scored for the locals but Pargo and Zoosman kept Maccabi in the game (37:32). Wyatt scored but Pargo and Cohen remained poised as they trimmed Ness Ziona's lead to 43:40 at halftime.
Ness Ziona scored at the beginning of the third quarter but Cole's scored five points to trim the local's lead to 46:45. Norris delivered on both ends of the court as he completed Maccabi's comeback (49:50). Roll and Norris increased the visitors' lead to 49:55. Roll's transition three was answered with a three point play by Wyatt to keep Ness Ziona in the game. Great ball movement by Spahija's squad led to a huge three pointer by Thomas who drained the three giving Maccabi the 61:70 lead as the third quarter came to an end.
Both teams struggled to score at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but the visitors remained poised as they refocused enroute of increasing their lead to 75:61 two minutes into the quarter. Cole completed a three point play to put his team ahead 66:83, from that point on the locals couldn't recover as Maccabi got the 79:96 away win and the F4 ticket.