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Hapoel Holon: Once in a lifetime

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Holon moved into a first place tie with Maccabi Tel Aviv after defeating the Yellow & Blue 80-79 at Yad Eliyahu for the first time in 55 tries. James Bell had a monster game with 28 points while Darion Atkins picked up a double-double scoring 17 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Victor [Read More]

Saras defeats Maccabi in a triumphant return

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to Zalgiris 93-77 in front of just over 6,000 fans at Yad Eliyahu in Tel Aviv as Šarūnas Jasikevičius made a triumphant return to Israel as head coach of the visiting team. Victor Rudd’s 16 points coupled with 11 by Sylven Landesberg and ten a piece from Diamon [Read More]

A Great Win – Maccabi Tel Aviv

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv pulled off the upset victory over Fenerbahce 81-79 thanks to Sylven Landesberg’s last second shot that found its way to the bottom of the basket. The shooting guard ended the night with 22 points going 4/4 from beyond the arc while Diamon Simpson had a double-doible with 14 [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 23

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 100-74 Hapoel Tel Aviv For the full Game Recap CLICK HERE Hapoel Jerusalem 91-80 Ironi Nahariya Hapoel Jerusalem warmed up well for the biggest game of their season with a 91-80 victory over Ironi Nahariya. Although victorious, it was a very costly victory for Jerusalem as Travis [Read More]

Demolition Derby – Maccabi blows away Hapoel 100-74

March 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Hapoel Tel Aviv in the Big Derby 100-74 at Yad Eliyahu as the Yellow & Blue swept all three regular season meetings between the teams. Gal Mekel starred for the hosts almost recording a triple-double, scoring 13 points while dishing out 9 assists and pulling down 8 [Read More]

Shabbat Shalom! Jerusalem takes down Valencia 79-66!

March 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem kept their EuroCup hopes alive by beating Valencia at home 79-66 in an exciting game which was played at the highest of levels to quote Head Coach Simone Pianigiani following the contest. The Rundown The first half was a close affair as Rafa Martinez, the Valencia star for close to [Read More]

Eliminated: Maccabi bounced from Euroleague playoff contention

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to Anadolou Efes in Turkey 92-87 and were officially eliminated from Euroleague Playoff contention with four games left in the regular season. Victor Rudd led all scorers with a game high 23 points while Sylvan Landesberg dropped 20 points of his own in the loss. Jayson [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 22

March 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 83-81 Rishon Le’Zion Maccabi Tel Aviv narrowly beat Rishon Lezion in a great matchup. Victor Rudd scored 25 points, while Devin Smith scored 13 for Tel Aviv. Charles Thomas scored 22 points, while Maalik Wayns finished with 18 points for Rishon. Hapoel Tel Aviv 83-70 Hapoel [Read More]

Could’ve done better – Hapoel Jerusalem falls to Valencia

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Rundown Hapoel Jerusalem slumped to a 83-68 loss at Valencia in the first of three games in the Semifinals of the 7 Days EuroCup. Tarence Kinsey led all scorers with 22 points, shooting 6-11 from the field and 2-3 from beyond the arc. Kinsey’s 22 points to go along with Curtis Jerrells 13 [Read More]
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