Belgium pulled out all stops in a bid to beat Israel by 20 points but ended up settling for an 83-74 victory.
The outcome means Israel lost the game, but won Group C to advance to the next round of the additional qualifying tournament in Spain where they will attempt to claim the last place on offer for EuroBasket 2007.
Belgium remained hot on the heels of Israel in Group C by beating Denmark for a second time in the Additional Qualifying Tournament for EuroBasket 2007.
The Belgians won 71-61 on Wednesday to improve their record to 4-1.
Belgium bounced back from a trouncing at the hands of Israel by besting Ukraine at home 72-69 Saturday night.
Axel Hervelle provided the scoring punch for the Belgians, totaling 21 points and 13 rebounds in the win.
Israel stormed to the top of Group C of the EuroBasket Qualifying Division A section with an impressive 85-66 victory over Belgium in Tel Aviv on Wednesday.
A match-winning performance from Yotam Halperin helped the hosts ease past the visitors with the Maccabi Tel Aviv point-guard pouring in 29 points.
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