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Israel Basketball Round 11 December 12-14, 2015

December 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 77-90 Maccabi Tel Aviv The city of Tel Aviv was painted Yellow-and-Blue last night as Maccabi won the heated city Derby as Taylor Rochestie earned his place in the league’s top five players for this week’s rounf of games. With 5 players in double digits, Rochestie led [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeats Bamberg by 20, 85-65

December 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv BC kept their slim hopes alive for an invitation to the Euroleague’s Round of 16 that begins at the end of December by defeating in dominating fashion Bamberg 85-65. Sylven Landesberg led the way for the Yellow-and-Blue with 19 points going 5/7 from 3-point land while four [Read More]

Maccabi wins Euroleague clash, still in Round of 16 hunt

December 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv picked up their second Euroleague win of the season as they defeated Dinamo Sassari to keep themselves in with a slim chance of reaching the top 16. The Israeli side was led by Sylven Landsberg’s 16 points. Maccabi now sit two games behind Darussafaka Istanbul and can overtake [Read More]

Jerusalem takes down Galatasaray 86-82

December 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Reds, sitting in second to last place in the group, needed to beat the leaders to stand any chance of going through and with E.J. Rowland inspiring them on they picked up an amazing 86-82 win in front of over 8,000 fans at Pais Arena. Dov Halickman Photography The Turkish side had already [Read More]

Israel Basketball Round 9 – November 28-30, 2015

December 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ironi Nahariya jumped to the top of the league after defeating Maccabi Tel Aviv 76-70. The home side’s victory hinged on a big third-quarter which they took by a seven-point margin. The hosts were led by Richard Howell who grabbed a big 18 points with nine rebounds, followed by Cameron Clark’s [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS! Stephane Lasme & Ergin Ataman Galatasaray!

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Sports Rabbi had a chance to speak with both Galatasary Head Coach Ergin Ataman and power forward Stephane Lasme prior to their Tuesday night EuroCup clash against Hapoel Jerusalem at the Pais Arena 20:00. Lasme may be a familiar name to fans of Israeli basketball fans as he wore the [Read More]

Maccabi falls to Malaga 82-68: Blessing in Disgiuse?

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Zan Tabak era at Maccabi Tel Aviv BC took yet another serious hit as the Yellow-and-Blue were blown out in Spain falling to Malaga 82-68. The chances were slim for the Israeli side to advance to the Round of 16 prior to the game and now they are even worse. Maccabi were slow out of the gate [Read More]

Jerusalem drops to 2-5 in European Play

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Israel’s champions are on the verge of crashing out of European competition after falling to a narrow two-point loss in Lithuania. Despite a big second half which Hapoel Jerusalem won by 12 points, they came up just short in a 87-85 defeat against Neptunas Klaipeda. D’or Fischer banged in a [Read More]
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