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Maccabi takes Game 1 in the Windy City

October 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv BC gave fans in Chicago plenty to cheer about in an 85-79 victory over Italian powerhouse Armani Milano at the United Center on Thursday. Maccabi remains unbeaten in the preseason after kicking off its American tour with the win. While the game was meant to showcase Maccabi to a [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv exacts revenge on Eilat to capture Winner Cup

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv got their revenge for last season’s playoff ousting last night defeating Eilat 87-80 in the Winner Cup Final at the Drive-Inn Arena in Tel Aviv. Devin Smith, the Yellow-and-Blue small forward who had been injured near the end of last season scored a bucketful of points ending [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv BC to face Eilat in Winner Cup Final

September 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Basketball Super League Winner Cup is taking place as eight teams participated in this year’s knockout style tournament. Maccabi Tel Aviv will face Hapoel Eilat in the final that will take place on Monday evening. The competition opened up in Thursday as Rishon Le’Zion defeated [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]

Back to Work for New Look Maccabi Tel Aviv

August 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Summer holidays are over and it is time for Maccabi Tel Aviv BC to get down to business. This year’s Maccabi team will definitely be playing with a chip on its shoulder following a season that did not go according to plan. The post-David Blatt era began on a sour note, as Maccabi failed to reach [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]
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