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June 2018

Israel Sports Roundup – Friday June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

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

June 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

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

June 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

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]

Israel Sports Roundup – June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

1) Hapoel Beer Sheva will begin play in the first round of Champions League qualification when they visit Estonia and league winners FC Flora Tallinn on July 10/11. The second leg will be a week later on July 17/18 at Toto Turner Stadium in Beer Sheva. If the Israeli league champions make it past [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup – June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

🍿 pic.twitter.com/3MEAiJyvso — Hapoel Jerusalem B.C (@JerusalemBasket) June 18, 2018 1) Hapoel Jerusalem BC made their first signing of the offseason inking guard J’Covan Brown to a 2-year deal. The University of Texas product played with Hapoel Gilboa/Galil last season and averaged [Read More]

Israel Basketball opens up training camp

June 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Israel National Basketball Team opened up training camp for the upcoming World Cup qualifying game in FIBA action. Head Coach Oded Katash didn’t have a full complement of players at the first practice for the upcoming games against Greece at home (June 28 19:30) and Great Britain in Glasgow [Read More]

12 Final Toughts on the 2017/18 Basketball Final

June 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

1) Once Maccabi raced out to a 24-5 lead there was no way that Holon was going to be coming back from such a massive deficit so early in the game. The Yellow & Blue were totally focused on the task at hand and made sure to just blow the doors off of Holon early and often. The wire to wire [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv wins the Israel Basketball Winner League title

June 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv in dominant fashion defeated Hapoel Holon 95-75 to win the Israel Basketball Winner League Championship. Alex Tyus was named MVP of the Final 4 as he scored 10 points and collected 15 rebounds in the decisive game. Jake Cohen dropped 18 points grabbed 6 rebounds and stole 4 balls [Read More]

What the heck does Israel have to do with the World Cup?

June 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Israel may not be present as one of the 32 nations competing in the World Cup 2018 in Russia, but they certainly have plenty of representation across the countries that are playing in the prestigious tournament. The Blue & White haven’t featured on football’s biggest stage since the 1970 [Read More]
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