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2014-15 Game Reviews

CHAMPS! Hapoel Jerusalem takes Israel Basketball Title!

June 26, 2015 // 2 Comments

In front of over 11,000 rabid fans, Hapoel Jerusalem finally won their first ever Israel Basketball League title defeating Hapoel Eilat in the second match of a two game total points series 88-68. After a very close first half in which Eilat took an 8-point lead to the dressing room 44-36, the Reds [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem scores a KO in Game 1 of Finals!

June 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Eilat 65-80 Hapoel Jerusalem Hapoel Jerusalem came out with all of its guns blazing last night easily defeating Eilat in the holiday town by the Red Sea. Guard Bracey Wright was on fire for Jerusalem scoring 18 points as Dion Thompson added 17 going 7/7 from the free throw line. Surprisingly [Read More]

Israel Hoops Semi-Finals Playoff Update!

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Eilat Complete the Comeback; Knocks Off Defending Champs Hapoel Eilat pulled off a miracle comeback in the Israel Super League Semi-Finals; Coming down from 0-2, to win the series 3-2 knocking out defending champions Maccabi Tel Aviv. Eilat will play Hapoel Jerusalem in the Finals. Hapoel [Read More]

Warriors NBA Champs!

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Curry, Iguodala Finish Off Cavs; Win NBA Finals 4-2 The NBA season comes to an end as a new champion is crowned. The Golden State Warriors have completed their season by hoisting up that gold trophy that any player dreams of holding up. They were down 2-1 in the series but ending up winning 3 [Read More]

Game 5: Win or Go Home

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

​Maccabi Haifa took on Hapoel Eilat in the only series of the Israeli Basketball playoffs so far to go to a game 5. Maccabi Haifa forced a game 5 against Eilat, beating them 69-62 last Thursday, leading to a first round sudden death showdown on Eilat’s home floor. ​It was the Khalif Wyatt [Read More]

David Blatt, Lebron & Cavs Complete the Sweep

May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

​The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off the 4-0 sweep of the Atlanta Hawks last night, bringing them to their first NBA Finals since 2007. LeBron James, who is making his fifth straight Finals appearance, led the Cavs to a victory with 23 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. He had major help from his [Read More]

A Sports Loving Jew in Israel!

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

I had been looking forward to this moment since the day I landed in Israel at Ben Gurion airport just a few months ago; my first Israeli basketball game. Lucky for me it also happened to be the championship game for the Israel State Cup! Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, a perennial powerhouse not only in [Read More]

Israel Basketball Super League Gameday 19 February 7-9, 2015

February 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 74-70 Maccabi Bazan Haifa Tel Aviv continued its dominance over the league with a tight win over Haifa on Monday night in their Menora Mivtachim Arena. Haifa took advantage of a struggling Jeremy Pargo (5 points, 0/4 3pt) and started off hot earning an exciting 19-point lead early [Read More]

Israel Basketball Super League Gameday 18 January 31-February 2, 2015

February 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Haifa 83-85 Hapoel Holon A terrific game in Haifa resulted in a huge win for Elad Hasin and Holon and a devastating loss for Rami Hadar and Haifa. Both sides went back and forth for 40 minutes of intense basketball at Romema as Isaac Rosefelt (14pts) put in 9 points in the first 10 minutes [Read More]

Israel Basketball Super League Gameday 17 January 24-26, 2015

January 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 76-79 Maccabi Tel Aviv Maccabi Tel Aviv ran out to a 7-0 run to begin the game on the help of Yogev Ohayan (12pts) & Brian Randle (17pts) and never seemed to look back defeating their derby rivals by 3 points. Durand Scott (10pts) & Jeronne Maymon (8pts) brought The Reds [Read More]
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