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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]

Israel Basketball League Round Four Nov 1-3, 2015

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv jumped into second place in the league with an 81-73 win over Hapoel Holon at the Toto Arena. After a tight first half the visitors blasted the third quarter by a nine point margin before holding Hapoel to a two point lead in the fourth. Holon were led by Will Clynburn who put in [Read More]

Jerusalem gets by Nes Ziona 86-72

November 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem beat Ironi Nes Ziona 86-72 in round four of the Israeli Winner League to move into first place. The Reds came back strong with the win after a midweek loss to Galatasary to jump to a total of eight points in the standings, one ahead of Maccabi Tel Aviv and Rishon LeZion. Donta [Read More]

What’s wrong with Maccabi Tel Aviv BC

October 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

That’s the question. What’s wrong with Maccabi Tel Aviv? They’ve played poorly at best so far this season. There is absolutely no defensive effort. The players haven’t jelled the way management had hoped and Guy Goodes seems to be like a captain steering the Titanic right [Read More]
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