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Israel Basketball Gameday Four Roundup

October 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 83-94 Maccabi Tel Aviv Maccabi Tel Aviv took apart Hapoel Tel Aviv 94-83 in the Big Tel Aviv Derby at the Drive-In thanks to Andrew Goudelock and Guy Pnini, each scoring 21 points a piece, going 5/8 from downtown to move to a perfect 4-0 record in the Israeli league. The Yellow [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv beats Zalgiris 87-74

October 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Rami Hadar era has gotten off to a great start as the newly minted head coach has recorded two Euroleague victories in two games the second coming away in Lithuania. Andrew Goudelock scored 20 points leading five Yellow & Blue players in double digits. Devin Smith (17pts), Sonny Weems [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem defeats Ironi Nahariya 72-67

October 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem went on a 14-0 run over the last 3:46 to defeat Nahariya 75-67 as Curtis Jerrells starred for the Reds scoring 30 points for the undermanned hosts. Jerusalem struggled over the first half committing 13 turnovers leading to 13 points while allowing Nahariya to pull down 10 offensive [Read More]

European Israel Basketball Roundup October 25-26, 2016

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Olimpija Ljubljana 74-89 Hapoel Jerusalem Jerusalem moved to 2-0 in EuroCup Basketball winning in Slovenia by 15 points, 89-74 thanks in part to Tarence Kinsey and Curtis Jerrells scoring 23 and 22 points respectively. Drained Bubnic led the hosts with 17 points on the evening. Maccabi Rishon [Read More]

Maccabi picks up first Euroleague win

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Rundown With Rami Hadar at the helm, the new Maccabi looked very similar to the old Maccabi of Erez Edelstein, giving up too many open shots along with not closing down the perimeter as visiting Galatasaray nailed 15/37 3-pointers. However, the Yellow & Blue had just enough juice to defeat [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday Three Roundup

October 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Gilboa/Galil 77-73 Hapoel Jerusalem In a shocker up north Gilboa/Galil handed Jerusalem a stunning defeat as Jason Siggers with 21 points, Eric Griffin 13 points and Ezequiel Skverer 13pts and 5 assists led the way for the win. The hosts pressured Jerusalem all evening as the capitol city [Read More]

Maccabi fires Edelstein after 81-72 win over Holon

October 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv shocked the basketball world at 2:27am Israel time this morning as management let go Head Coach Erez Edelstein. Assistant coach Rami Hadar will take over for the time being as Maccabi’s main man after coaching Maccabi Haifa the past two seasons. It was clear that Edelstein had [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv loses to Madrid 89-82

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Rundown Maccabi Tel Aviv came up short against Real Madrid falling 89-82 on Euroleague Gameday Two. Madrid came out strong in half number one dominating every aspect of the game taking a 46-33 lead into the lockerroom thanks to Gustavo Ayon’s 9 points and Jaycee Carroll’s 11 (18 [Read More]

Jerusalem defeats Valencia 81-77 in EuroCup Opener

October 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem began their EuroCup quest on the right foot going into Valencia and beating the Spanish side 81-77 in arguably the toughest game in the group. Jerome Dyson (17pts) sliced and diced his way to the basket for Jerusalem in dominating fashion while Curtis Jerrells redeemed himself [Read More]
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