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Israel Basketball League Round 24 March 19-21, 2016

March 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Hapoel Tel Aviv 103-94 Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion In the much anticipated debut of Nate Robinson, Hapoel Tel Aviv shocked Rishon Le’Zlon. Tel Aviv fell behind early going down 16 in the first frame. In the second quarter Tel Aviv fixed up there defense and gave up only 10 [Read More]

Nate Robinson signs with Hapoel Tel Aviv!

March 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Breaking news from this past week, former NBA player Nate Robinson has signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv. In his NBA career, Nate averaged 11 points per game while dishing out 3 assists per game. He has been a journeyman in the NBA playing for 8 different teams. In his prime he was [Read More]

Israel Basketball League Round 23 March 12-14, 2016

March 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Maccabi Tel Aviv 83-59 Nes Ziona Tel Aviv went on and early run and never looked back going up 19 points in the first quarter as Sylvan Landesburg had 19 points for the Yellow-and-Blue. Nes Ziona went 2/21 from beyond the arc and had only 59 points on the night. Yuval Naimi scored 15 [Read More]

Israel Basketball League Round 22 March 5-7, 2016

March 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 84-68 Maccabi Tel Aviv In a shocking upset, Hapoel Tel Aviv routed Maccabi Tel Aviv in the inter-city rivalry. In the low scoring affair Raviv Limonad led Hapoel with 16 points and 7 assists. The difference maker in the game was the difference in assists. Hapoel dished out 23 [Read More]

Israel Basketball League Round 21, February 27-March 2, 2016

March 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Maccabi Kiryat Gat 101-78 Hapoel Jerusalem In a shocking upset, Kiryat Gat crushed Jerusalem. Marco Killingsworth led the way with 27 points and 8 rebounds. Kiryat Gat was deadly from the free throw line shooting 91% on 23 attempts. Kiryat Gat pulled away in the 2nd quarter and never [Read More]

Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion advance in Europe Cup Action!

March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Maccabi Rishon Le’zion 93-85 Ventspils Maccabi Rishon continued to play great basketball in the FIBA EuropeCup as they defeated Ventspils and move on to the quarter final round of the competiton. Winning the best of three series 2-0, Maccabi shot an impressive 64% from the field [Read More]

Jerusalem of Youth!

February 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

On Thursday evening Hapoel “Bank Yahav” Jerusalem hosted a gala dinner and auction at Jerusalem’s Crowne Plaza hotel to support members of the youth teams who need help financially, socially and educationally. Hanoch Daum, author and comedian auctioned off valuable championship rings, balls [Read More]

Israel Basketball Round 20, February 20-24, 2016

February 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Maccabi Tel Aviv 78-66 Ironi Nahariya Maccabi Tel Aviv pulled away in the third quarter to take the victory over Nahariya. Sylvan Landesberg led the way for Tel Aviv with a game high 26 points. Both teams shot poorly from the field, but Maccabi was able to get into the paint a lot [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem wins the battle of the Reds 72-67

February 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 72-67 Hapoel Tel Aviv Hapoel Jerusalem started the game out strong taking a quick 8-2 lead with the help of Lior Eliyahu who ended the first frame with 10 points. Tel Aviv chipped away at the lead to pull within 2 points, 10-8 but Jerusalem coach Danny Franco made a couple of [Read More]

Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion wins at Ventspils 75-73

February 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion 75-73 Ventspils Darryl Monroe and his 29 points led the way for Rishon’s victory in the FIBA EuropeCup. Ventspils turned over the ball 8 times more than Rishon as the Orange scored 26 points from those opportunities compared to Ventspils 16. As the clocked ticked down [Read More]
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