June 2018

Israel Sports Roundup for Friday June 29, 2018

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1) Under Review – Howell, Antetokounmpo, Mitlogou Exclusive Interviews following Israel’s FIBA World Cup loss to Greece. Maccabi Tel Aviv 2) Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to APOEL Nicosia 2:1 in Vladan Ivic’s side’s second friendly of the preseason. Central defender Ioannou gave the Cypriot [Read More]

Under Review – Howell, Antetokounmpo, Mitoglou Interviews & More

June 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

3-Pointers 1) Bottom line is that Greece dominated Israel in every facet of their FIBA World Cup Qualifier in Tel Aviv. If anyone thought that the Greece C team would be easy fodder for Israel they were sadly mistaken. The Greeks moved the ball at ease, broke down the Blue & White defense and [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup for Thursday June 28, 2018

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1) Israel fell at home to Greece 96-78 in FIBA World Cup Qualifier action which was a one sided affair at Yad Eliyahu. The Blue & White kept it close for the first half going onto the break down 49-42 but could only muster up 10 points in the third quarter as the visitor’s busted open the [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup for Wednesday June 27, 2018

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1) Israel plays Greece in a FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier tomorrow night, Thursday at 19:30 in Tel Aviv. The Blue & White would like to ensure advancing to the second round by defeating Greece, however history is not on their side having not won in many, many years. Head Coach Oded [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup for Tuesday June 26, 2018

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1) Maccabi Tel Aviv BC signed forward Angelo Caloiaro who was last with Banvit in the Turkish League. The San Jose born Caloiaro scored 13.1ppg and added 5.0rpg in league play and has played in Germany, Bulgaria and Spain prior to his stop in Turkey. The new recruit told the Maccabi website, [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup for Monday June 25, 2018

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1) The Israel Basketball National Team held a press conference at Yad Eliyahu Arena in Tel Aviv ahead of their game against Greece on Thursday. Head Coach Oded Katash spoke about the challenging contests ahead for the Blue & White while talking about the fact that Greece isn’t bringing [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup – Friday June 22, 2018

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1) The Israel Basketball National Team played an exhibition game against Ukraine on Friday in preparation for the World Cup qualifiers against Greece on June 28th and Great Britain on July 2nd. The Blue & White fell to Ukraine 85-83 as Rich Howell scored 17 points while Jake Cohen added 17 of [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup – June 21, 2018

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1) The Israel National Basketball team continued to prepare for two crucial World Cup qualifiers next Thursday against Greece in Tel Aviv and then on the following Monday in Glasgow versus Great Britain. Tomorrow, Friday Israel host’s Ukraine in an exhibition game in Beer Sheva as part of the [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup – June 20, 2018

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1) The UEFA Europa League held the first and second round qualifying draw and the opponents for three Israeli teams were determined. Maccabi Tel Aviv will face Hungarian side Ferencváros from Budapest, Beitar Jerusalem was drawn against Chikhura Sachkhere of Georgia and Hapoel Haifa who will enter [Read More]
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