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Israel Basketball League Round 22 March 5-7, 2016

March 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 84-68 Maccabi Tel Aviv In a shocking upset, Hapoel Tel Aviv routed Maccabi Tel Aviv in the inter-city rivalry. In the low scoring affair Raviv Limonad led Hapoel with 16 points and 7 assists. The difference maker in the game was the difference in assists. Hapoel dished out 23 [Read More]

Israel Basketball League Round 21, February 27-March 2, 2016

March 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Maccabi Kiryat Gat 101-78 Hapoel Jerusalem In a shocking upset, Kiryat Gat crushed Jerusalem. Marco Killingsworth led the way with 27 points and 8 rebounds. Kiryat Gat was deadly from the free throw line shooting 91% on 23 attempts. Kiryat Gat pulled away in the 2nd quarter and never [Read More]

Israel Basketball Round 20, February 20-24, 2016

February 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Maccabi Tel Aviv 78-66 Ironi Nahariya Maccabi Tel Aviv pulled away in the third quarter to take the victory over Nahariya. Sylvan Landesberg led the way for Tel Aviv with a game high 26 points. Both teams shot poorly from the field, but Maccabi was able to get into the paint a lot [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem wins the battle of the Reds 72-67

February 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 72-67 Hapoel Tel Aviv Hapoel Jerusalem started the game out strong taking a quick 8-2 lead with the help of Lior Eliyahu who ended the first frame with 10 points. Tel Aviv chipped away at the lead to pull within 2 points, 10-8 but Jerusalem coach Danny Franco made a couple of [Read More]

Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion wins at Ventspils 75-73

February 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion 75-73 Ventspils Darryl Monroe and his 29 points led the way for Rishon’s victory in the FIBA EuropeCup. Ventspils turned over the ball 8 times more than Rishon as the Orange scored 26 points from those opportunities compared to Ventspils 16. As the clocked ticked down [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv wins the Cup 83-75

February 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Dov Halickman The Israel State Cup Basketball final this year garnered interest even before it started. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv – in one of the worst seasons in club history played against another team in Yellow-and-Blue who actually are having a terrific campaign as Maccabi Ashdod advanced to [Read More]

Maccabi & Hapoel make an early European exit

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Gran Canaria 108-61 Hapoel Jerusalem Alen Omic led Gran Canaria in a dominating win over Hapoel with 18 points and a game high 17 rebounds. As a team Gran Canaria shot an impressive 64% from the field and outrebounded Hapoel by 17. Canaria also dished out 25 assists compared to Hapoel’s 10. Josh [Read More]

Israel Basketball Round 19, February 6-8, 2016

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Maccabi Haifa 91-56 Maccabi Tel Aviv Maccabi Tel Aviv got slaughtered on the court losing to Maccabi Haifa by 35. This game was over before it really even started with Haifa going up 12 after the first frame. Gregory Vargas led Haifa with 21 points and 10 assists for the double [Read More]

Israel Basketball European Review February 3, 2016

February 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 94-103 Avtodor Saratov With both Hapoel Jerusalem and Avtodor Saratov already out of European competition the defense was checked at the door as the NBA took over, the NBA Summer League that is. No defense, lots of shooting and tons of scoring. Travis Peterson dropped 14 points in [Read More]

Israel Basketball Round 18 January 30-February 1, 2016

January 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 73-71 Ironi Nahariya Somehow the Reds pulled off the win. And they did it with a terrific second half from EJ Rowland who scored 16 points in the last 20 minutes to overcome 27 points from Michael Umeh. But the real winner of the game was the Donta Smith to Lior Eliyahu slam dunk [Read More]
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