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February 2018

Matchday 24 Israel Premier League Ligat Ha’Al

February 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 4:0 Hapoel Haifa The Yellow & Blue wrapped up a tidy 4:0 victory over Hapoel Haifa on Matchday 24 of the Israel Premier League Ligat Ha’Al and moved into first place with Hapoel Beer Sheva and Beitar Jerusalem drawing 1:1 at Turner Stadium. Nick Blackman opened the scoring [Read More]

Israel falls to Estonia 78-62 in Tallinn

February 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Israel fell to Estonia 78-62 in 2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifying in Tallinn as they record after 4 games moved to 2-2 with two contests remaining at the end of June and early July at home against Greece and on the road in England versus Great Britain. Jake Cohen led the Blue & White in scoring [Read More]

Israel downs Great Britain 82-75

February 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Israel defeated Great Britain 82-75 to move their FIBA 2019 World Cup Qualifying campaign and moved their record to 2-1 with a trip to Estonia on tap for game 4 on Sunday. Returning veterans Guy Pnini (18p 3/6 from 3), Raviv Limonad (15p) led the way while Rich Howell dropped 16 points in 27 [Read More]

Confidence Shot: Maccabi falls to Malaga 83-69

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to Unicaja Malaga 83-69 in Spain as their record fell to 12-11 after 23 gamedays and will face CSKA Moscow next week at Yad Eliyahu in Tel Aviv. After a fairly even half with the host’s taking a slim 1-point 42-41 lead after 20 minutes, Malaga came out strong as went on a [Read More]

Israel faces Great Britain

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

​In their most recent qualifying game Israel was blown out by Greece 82-61. Now sitting in second place in Group H of the European qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup, they will be facing last place Great Britain at home in Tel Aviv. To this point, Israeli center Richard Howell has been their [Read More]

Holyland Hoops Episode 2

February 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Sports Rabbi Holyland Hoops Show with The Sports Rabbi, Alex Krasnow & Daniel Levine! The Sports Rabbi is joined by Alex Krasnow & Daniel Levine as the trio breaks down all of the Israeli basketball action from Gameday 17. Holon and Glen Rice Jr. make a [Read More]

Matchday 23 Israel Premier League Ligat Ha’Al

February 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 0:1 Hapoel Raanana The Yellow & Blue were shocked by an upstart Raanana side who scored a first half goal via Roei Zikri that held up for Menachem Koretzky’s side to take the points. Hapoel Beer Sheva 3:0 Maccabi Petah Tikva Yossi Benayoun may have been visiting his former [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 17

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 92-86 Maccabi Ashdod Maccabi Tel Aviv rolled to another win against Maccabi Ashdod this time 92-86 after beating them in last week’s Winner League semifinal matchup. Maccabi led for the length of the game but Ashdod kept it close throughout as they never trailed by more than 9 at [Read More]
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