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The brilliance of Simone Pianigiani, the plan and Hapoel Jerusalem

February 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem advanced to the quarterfinals of the EuroCup after defeating Rytas Vilnius 84-77 in a closely contested battle. Tarence Kinsey starred for the Reds scoring 23 points, while Lior Eliyahu dropped 14 points and Curtis Jerrells scored 12 points and added 8 assists. Oh and by the way, [Read More]

A win is a win – Maccabi Tel Aviv

January 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Rundown Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated UNICS Kazan in Tel Aviv 60-52 in a poorly played game by both teams. Andrew Goudelock may have led the Yellow & Blue with 17 points but shooting percentages by both sides were atrocious at best. Devin Smith got the hosts out the gate well dropping all 9 of [Read More]

Israel European Basketball Roundup

January 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fraport Skyliners 81-64 Ironi Nahariya Despite the 81-64, loss to Fraport Skyliners, Ironi Nahariya qualified for the next round of the FIBA EuropeCup. Jonathan Skjoldebrand scored 13 points, while Yancy Gates dropped 12 for Ironi Nahariya. Quantez Robertson scored a huge 20 for the victorious [Read More]

The Point of No Return

January 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Israel’s premier basketball teams were in European action on Tuesday night as one side won big at home while the other got blown away in Turkey. If you were told that Hapoel played Zenit and Maccabi faced off against Galatasaray, who would have you thought picked up the W and L? Well if you [Read More]

The Rundown: Maccabi falls to Red Star 71-67

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Rundown Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to Red Star Belgrade 71-67 as Andrew Goudelock led the Yellow & Blue offense with 19-points, however, it was crunch time baskets by Stefan Jovic, Marko Simonovic and Ognjen Kuzmic that helped the visitors to the win. Colton Iverson featured prominently in a [Read More]

European Roundup Israel Basketball

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Zenit St Petersburg 101-81 Hapoel Jerusalem Hapoel Jerusalem had their 2 game round of 16 win streak ended in Russia, 101-81. Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points, while Tarence Kinsey had 17 for Hapoel in the loss. Ryan Toolson had 28 points, while Kyle Landry scored 17 for Zenit. Rishon [Read More]

Cliches: Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Red Star

January 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi is in a “Do or Die” situation with their “Backs against the wall” in a “Must Win” game where it’s “Now or Never” as they ready themselves to face Red Star Belgrade Thursday night 21:05 at Yad Eliyahu. I think we all know the cliches [Read More]

Dedication: Maccabi Tel Aviv BC

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dedication. The definition of dedication from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is as follows: 1) a devoting or setting aside for a particular purpose 2) self-sacrificing devotion and loyalty Yesterday Maccabi Tel Aviv Head Coach Ainars Bagatskis spoke about the fact that the players have to focus on [Read More]

Jerusalem takes down Nizhny while Bnei Herzliya & Nahariya also win

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 98-76 Nizhny Novgorod Hapoel Jerusalem took a commanding lead at half time and never looked back, beating Nizhny Novgorod to win the opening two games of there Round of 16 group. Curtis Jerrells and Shawn Jones each had 21 points for Jerusalem, while Lior Eliyahu had 19 points. [Read More]

Bagatskis bests Blatt as Maccabi defeats Darussafaka 93-92

January 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv picked up a 1-point win over their former coach David Blatt’s Darussafaka 93-92 at Yad Eliyahu on Thursday night. Sonny Weems starred for the Yellow & Blue with 24 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds while Maik Zirbes and Victor Rudd added 13 points a piece in the victory. [Read More]
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