• EuroCup 1st round
  • Super League Semi-final
  • League Cup Semi-final
  • Israeli Basketball League Cup Semi-final
# Name Position Height Nationality Birthday
4Adam ArielGuard1.96Israel10.12.1994
5Raviv LimonadGuard1.91Israel26.08.1984
6Uri KokiaForward2.02Israel14.05.1981
7Courtney FellsForward1.98USA20.09.1986
8Samardo SamuelsCenter2.06USA09.01.1989
9Lior LifshitzGuard1.77Israel22.12.1984
10Ron SteeleGuard1.86USA22.04.1986
11Elishay KadirForward2.02Israel04.11.1987
12Meir TapiroGuard1.92Israel28.03.1975
13Rafi Manco1.98Israel05.03.1994
14Daniel TamirForward2.06Israel13.03.1991
15Josh DuncanForward2.0305.12.1986
21Dan GrunfeldForward1.98Israel07.02.1984
24Adi Cohen - SevenGuard1.7824.12.1993

In June 2012, Guma Aguiar, the major stockholder of Hapoel Jerusalem, was reported missing while boating. Jacob Liraz was announced Chairman of the Board, and Amir Hochfeld was appointed CEO.

After the huge disappointment of the previous season, only three players stayed with the team: Elishay Kadir, Uri Kokia and Dan Grunfeld. Hapoel signed forward Courtney Fells, forward Josh Duncan, forward Craig Smith and guard Jacob Pullen. The team later released Smith and Pullen and replaced them with forward Samardo Samuels and guard Ron Still. Hapoel also signed Israeli players Meir Tapiro, Raviv Limonad, Lior Lifshitz, Daniel Tamir, Ram Elias-pour and Rafi Menco.


Hapoel finished fifth in the league with 13 wins and 14 loses. the team met with Barak Netanya in the quarterfinals Without home court advantage. Hapoel won the first game in Netanya 87-80, and ultimately won the series 4-3 to advance to the Final Four.

Hapoel met with Maccabi Tel Aviv in the semifinals, and Maccabi won the series 3-0.

In the State Cup, Hapoel met with Maccabi Haifa in the semifinals. Haifa won the game 80-61.

Hapoel participated in the Eurocup and was drawn in Group A with Nymburk, Budivelnik Kiev and Prienai. With three loses, Hapoel had to win its last game against Nymburk by 17 points in order to qualify for the quarterfinals. Hapoel won the game 82-74 and was eliminated from the Eurocup.

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