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2017

Timeout saves the day. Maccabi beats Khimki 77-69 in Moscow

November 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Khimki on the road 77-69 to move to 5-3 in Euroleague play with Barcelona up next in Spain. Pierre Jackson starred for the Yellow & Blue with 19 points and 6 assists, as Michael Roll shot well from the floor going 4/6 from 2 and 2/2 from 3 for 14 points while Norris [Read More]

Hello Lucas, Welcome to Jerusalem! Hapoel defeats Lietkabelis

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem defeated Lietkabelis Panevezys 93-81 on Gameday 6 of EuroCup action to keep their chances alive to advance to the second round of the competition. Newcomer Kalin Lucas (16 points) sparked two big second half 11-0 runs by the Reds as he led his new team to the win. Jerome Dyson [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 6 – 2017/18

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 74-59 Nes Ziona Hapoel Jerusalem demolished Nes Ziona Saturday night winning by 15 points. Jerusalem got off to a red hot start leading 24-9 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back. Jerome Dyson led scoring for Hapoel Jerusalem with 15 points and 6 rebounds, Yotam [Read More]

That’s Sports. Maccabi falls to EFES Anadolu

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to EFES Anadolu at home by 20 points, 92-72 in a game that the Yellow & Blue were never really in. After a 19-19 first quarter, the visitors began to pull away thanks to 16 second frame points by Errick McCollum (31 points, 8/11 from 3 for the game) and never looked back [Read More]

WATCH! Deshaun Thomas & DeAndre Kane ahead of Anadolou EFES

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv players Deshaun Thomas and DeAndre Kane spoke to the media prior to tonight’s Euroleague contest against Anadolou EFES. Watch what they have to say about what the keys to victory will be, the difference of Thomas’s play this season to last, the busy schedule and the [Read More]

We hardly knew ye Coach Katsikaris

November 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Back in July when Hapoel Jerusalem named Fotis Katsikaris I wrote a piece entitled “Time will Tell” about his hiring where I outlined why it was a good hire by Ori Allon and Guy Harel. I also put in a number of caveats which included that time will tell if he would be the right man to steer the [Read More]

WATCH! Kane & Roll talk about the win over Real Madrid

November 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Check out what Michael Roll and Deandre Kane had to say exclusively to The Sports Rabbi after Maccabi Tel Aviv’s win over Real Madrid: Deandre Kane speaks about his defense, the team effort, Coach Spahija and more: Michael Roll talks about playing as a team and his move to the [Read More]

7’s are wild! Maccabi defeats Real Madrid 90-83

November 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Real Madrid 90-83 in a stellar matchup at Yad Eliyahu as the Yellow & Blue moved to 4-2 in Euroleague action. After a rough opening ten minutes that saw the hosts fall behind by 8 points, 30-22, Neven Spahija’s squad came back to grab a 47-42 lead at the half thanks [Read More]

Disaster Zone. Hapoel Jerusalem falls in Europe

November 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem fell to Galatasaray 91-81 on Gameday 5 of the EuroCup and dropped to 1-4 in Group B. The Reds came out flat and went down by 16 points, 29-13 at the end of the first quarter, digging themselves a hole that they were never able to climb out of. Galatasaray ran wild on the Jerusalem [Read More]
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