• ULEB Won
  • Super League 5th Place
  • State Cup 2nd Place
  • League Cup N/A
# Name Position Height Nationality Birthday
4Ido KozikaroCenter2.03Israel08.01.1978
5Will SolomonGuard1.85USA20.07.1978
6Elad EliyahuGuard1.93Israel18.03.1985
7Doron ShefferGuard1.95Israel12.03.1972
8Georgi OsadchiCenter2.10UK19.10.1981
9Jonatan NirGuard1.79Israel06.01.1979
10Moshe MizrahiGuard2.03Israel08.04.1980
11Kelly McCartyForward2.00USA24.08.1975
12Tunji AwojobiCenter2.01NG30.09.1973
13Katz ErezGuard1.93Israel09.04.1980
14Yuval NeimiGuard1.88Israel31.08.1985
15Amir Muchtary Center2.08Israel12.01.1972
20Raviv Limond Guard1.90Israel24.08.1985

After a disappointing season, Hapoel Jerusalem hired Sharon Drucker from Hapoel Galil Elion as coach. The team signed Center tonji awajobi and guard Will Solomon. The other foreign players of the team - Johnny Taylor, Bill Edwards and Eric Washington – were released from the team during the season. Hapoel signed Israeli players Ido Kozikaro, Amir Muchtari and Doron Sheffer. Raviv Limonad and Kelly McCarty joined the team in 2004.

At the end of the regular season, Hapoel finished fifth in the league. Sheffer was the league's Israeli top scorer, and Kozikaro was the league's top rebounder.

Hapoel met Bnei Hasharon in the quarterfinals without home court advantage. Bnei Hasharon won the series 3-1.

Hapoel qualified for the Israeli State Cup Final, facing Euroleague Champion Maccabi Tel Aviv. Maccabi won the game 108-85.

In November 2003 Hapoel became the first Israeli team to participate in the ULEB Cup. The team was drawn in Group D. Despite the low expectations, the team finished second in the group. Hapoel faced Prokom Sopot in the Round of 16. Hapoel won the first game in Malha 77-67. The team won the second game in Poland 86-82, but qualified for the next round.

In the quarterfinals, Hapoel met one of the best teams in the tournament  - Lietuvos Rytas. Hapoel won the first game in Jerusalem 79-72, and lost the game in Vilnius by one point, qualifying for the semifinals.

In the semifinals Hapoel met Reflex Zeleznik. Reflex defeated Hapoel twice in the group stage, and was consider the best team in the tournament. Hapoel lost the first game in Belgrade 70-69. With the support of the fans in Jerusalem, Hapoel won the second game 79-76 and advanced to the ULEB Cup Final.

The final was held in on April 13 in Charleroi, Belgium. Hapoel Jerusalem, accompanied by 5,000 fans, faced Real Madrid – the most celebrated club in European history.

Hapoel led the game by 15 points in the third quarter, eventually winning the game 83-72 and winning the ULEB Cup. It was the first time that an Israeli team which is not Maccabi Tel Aviv won a European title. McCarty was named the Final Four MVP.

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