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October 2017

So far, so good – Maccabi Tel Aviv defeats Haifa

October 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 83-62 Maccabi Haifa The Greens hung tough for 3 quarters but the Yellow & Blue were able to pull away in the last frame outscoring the visitors 27-11 over the last ten minutes to take the 21-point victory. Jonah Bolden starred offensively for Maccabi with 20 points going 4/5 [Read More]

Matchday 9 Israel Premier League Ligat Ha’Al

October 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ashdod 1:3 Hapoel Beer Sheva Mauricio scored a first half goal to give the hosts a lead, but three second half strikes by Tony Nwakaeme with a brace and Radi gave the champs the win. Beitar Jerualem 2:0 Hapoel Ashkelon Itay Shechter and Hen Ezra scored first half goals to pick up the three points [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 4

October 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 74-86 Maccabi Ashdod The champions of Israel yielded to Ashdod’s hard-working performance in a shocking opening defeat of the 17/18 season. With Ashdod’s lead as large as 18 points, the final whistle blew with Hapoel conceding 86 points at home. Jerusalem’s lackadaisical [Read More]

Lessons to be learned – Maccabi Tel Aviv

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to Red Star 87-84 in a close contest that came right down to the wire in Belgrade. With the game being played at the larger Kombank Arena for the first time this season, Maccabi took advantage of the host’s unfamiliarity of the Floor with a solid first half taking a [Read More]

Jerusalem, Holon & Herzliya all fall in Europe

October 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 83-91 Bayern Munich Bayern gave Jerusalem a rough time at the Pais Arena as the German ballers defeated the Reds on Gameday 3 of the EuroCup. The visitors took a 19 point lead after ten minutes, 31-12, however a strong second quarter pulled the hosts to within 12 points, 51-39. But [Read More]

On the right track: Maccabi Tel Aviv

October 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv fell 69-68 to a tough Olympiacos team at Yad Eliyahu after Norris Cole missed a last gasp layup for the win. In a fairly even game throughout, the Yellow & Blue received a fine display by Cole who scored 22 points and added 7 rebounds while Pierre Jackson added 14 points of [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 3

October 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 84-100 Hapoel Jerusalem Hapoel Jerusalem defeated Hapoel Tel Aviv 100-84 at the Drive-In Arena as Austin Daye starred with 28 points in a quality team effort that featured 27 assist in the post-Jerrells era. An active Rich Howell added 14 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists while Alen [Read More]

Matchday 8 Israel Premier League Ligat Ha’Al

October 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Beer Sheva 2:1 Maccabi Tel Aviv The Yellow & Blue travelled south for a Matchday 8 contest against Hapoel Beer Sheva and fell to the southern side 2:1 on goals by Tony Nwakaeme and Ben Sahar while Omer Atzily cut the lead late in the contest. Hatem AlHamid was issued two yellow cards [Read More]
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