February 2019

We Are Family – Hapoel Jerusalem comes together as one

February 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

This past week saw the Reds dominate both their State Cup semifinal tilt against Hapoel Holon and the final versus Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion to capture their first Cup in eleven years and their fifth overall. Jerusalem dominated their games and also showed a certain maturity for a team that has been together for half a year. [Read More]

Brad Greenberg in conversation with The Sports Rabbi – Episode 23

February 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Brad Greenberg joins me on this week’s episode of The Sports Rabbi Show as we take a look back at his phenomenal career to date. We disusss Greenberg’s youth, his time in the NBA, working with Bill Walton, Patrick Ewing and the late Drazen Petrovic. The coach also talks about the 1996 draft [Read More]

Maccabi moves into 1st place; defeats Nahariya 87-77

February 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Nahariya 87-77 up north to reclaim first place in the Israel Basketball Winner League. Tarik Black was the main man as the center scored 18 points on 8/10 from the field, Johnny O’Bryant dropped 14 points while DeAndre Kane recorded 6 steals in the win. Jordan [Read More]

Jerusalem dominates Holon 91-77 to advance to State Cup Final

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem punched their ticket to the Israel State Cup Final on Thursday night with a dominating 91-77 semifinal win over defending Cup holders Hapoel Holon. The Reds were firing on all cylinders out of the gate in their home arena as J’Covan Brown and James Feldeine led the way with 22 [Read More]

Simpson & Hamilton Star in Rishon’s 86-70 win over Hapoel Tel Aviv

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion won the evening’s first State Cup Semifinal by defeating Hapoel Tel Aviv 86-70. Rishon LeZion was down by a point at halftime but Alex Hamilton, Diamon Simpson and Cameron Long led Coach Guy Goodes’s squad to the 16 point win with a dominating 25-12 final quarter. [Read More]
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