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Anything is Possible! Hapoel Jerusalem hosts Maccabi Tel Aviv!

April 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Israeli Basketball Classico is upon us as Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Hapoel Jerusalem Saturday night at the Arena in Jerusalem, tipoff at 21:00. Both teams have been struggling of late with the Yellow & Blue dropping 6 in a row across all competitions as well as falling out of first place, [Read More]

Israel Rest Trio in Final Group Stage Match; Finish 2nd

September 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

With Omri Casspi, Gal Mekel, and Lior Eliyahu sitting out the final game of group stage play, Israel proved no match for hosts France, who trounced them 86-61. France finished atop Group A with a perfect 5-0 record, while the Blue and White fell to 3-2 and placed 2nd in the group. The hosts raced [Read More]

Israel Extends Dream Start to EuroBasket 2015

September 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Just one day removed from a dramatic upset victory over Russia, there was no let down for Israel on Sunday in Montpellier. This time the Israelis were favorites against Finland, and they lived up to the expectations, cruising to a 79-66 victory to run their record to 2-0. The Finns drop to 0-2 in [Read More]

Israel Stuns Russia in EuroBasket Opener!

September 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Blue and White could not have asked for a better start to their 2015 EuroBasket campaign, as they upset defending Olympic bronze medalists Russia by a score of 76-73. Israel goes to 1-0 in Group A while Russia slips to 0-1. Unsurprisingly, Russia dictated play in the 1st half, and took a 10 [Read More]

A Mixed Bag of Results for Israel Heading into EuroBasket

August 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a rollercoaster of emotions for the Blue and White during a stop in Croatia for a trio of games ahead of the trip to France for EuroBasket 2015. Israel dropped a nail biter to Bosnia, 80-79, in a preview of a group stage matchup at EuroBasket. Afterwards, the Israelis finally earned their [Read More]

Israel Continues to Struggle in EuroBasket Prep

August 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

If Israel’s National Basketball team was seeking to gain some momentum ahead of next month’s EuroBasket 2015 tournament, it did not succeed this past weekend, losing a pair of games to Serbia at Yad Eliyahu Arena to fall to 0-5 on the summer. The first of the two games went to the visitors by a [Read More]