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Hapoel Jerusalem sweeps aside Hapoel Eilat 99-73

November 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem ended their losing streak and jumped from ninth to second place in the league with an impressive win over Hapoel Eilat. After four losses in their last five games Jerusalem needed to put in a big performance and did exactly that with a 99-73 win. After a tight first half the Reds [Read More]

Is Tabak the right man for Maccabi?

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv may have come up short 88-82 against perennial super power CSKA Moscow, but there were a number of good points to take away from their performance under new head coach Zan Tabak. After beginning the Euroleague season with a 1-4 record and a ticket to the Round of 16 in massive [Read More]

Jerusalem comes up short 74-70

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem fell to Novgorod at home for their first loss in the capital city during their 2015 European campaign. Last time around Novgorod ran out 92-71 winners in the first game between the two sides in Russia but it was much closer this time. The match went right down to the final seconds [Read More]

Israel Basketball League Round 7 – November 15-17, 2015

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv players laid out the welcome mat for their new coach, Zan Tabak, by moving to the top of the league with a 78-75 win over Hapoel Rishon LeZion. The Yellows took the first quarter by a nine point margin which, despite losing every other quarter, was enough to give them a narrow [Read More]

Maccabi falls again in Euroleague action; Top-16 in jeopardy

November 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv lost another home game in the Euroleague as Darrusafaka Istanbul came to Israel and claimed a 84-73 victory, in Maccabi’s first match without dismissed coach Guy Goodes. The hosts were holding the lead at half-time but Istanbul came out with a big third-quarter to take a [Read More]

Jerusalem squeaks by Volgograd 92-90

November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem bounced back from two straight defeats with a 92-90 victory over Krasny Volgograd in a sensational game that went right down to the buzzer. The Reds are now tied with Nizhny Novgorod and Neptunas Klaipeda who all have two victories, in third place in their Euro Cup group after the [Read More]

Sports Rabbi Show November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from November 10, 2015 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa and Adam Henderson, Sports Rabbi and Scottish freelance journalist joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh [Read More]

Israel Basketball League Round Four Nov 7-9, 2015

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Rishon LeZion picked up a big 89-83 home win over Hapoel Jerusalem to climb to the top of the table after round five of the Israeli Basketball Premier League. The hosts saw Darryl Monroe put in an incredible performance with a double-double, 29 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists to dish out [Read More]
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