arik shivek

Quincy Miller: “It would be a Cinderella Story”

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv’s MVP in their quarterfinal series sweep over Bnei Herzliya was undoubtedly Quincy Miller. The forward who had been hurt for the majority of the season has jelled so quickly with new Head Coach Arik Shivek. The veteran boss has privately challenged the big man and so far the [Read More]

Sweep: Maccabi moves onto the Final 4!

June 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Bnei Herzliya 105-68 to finish off a 3-game sweep and will head into the Israel Basketball League Final Four beginning on Monday June 12th at Yad Eliyahu. Quincy Miller led all scorers with 19 points while Victor Rudd chipped in 16 points and Yogev Ohayon dropped 13 points [Read More]

The Next Chapter: Maccabi Tel Aviv takes a 1-0 series lead

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv blew away Bnei Herzliya 87-73 in Game One of their best of 5 Quarterfinals series thanks to a monster shooting performance by Andrew Goudelock scoring 21 points while high energy play from Joe Alexander who finished the night with 11 points helped the Yellow & Blue to the win. [Read More]

Return to Relevance: Maccabi Tel Aviv BC

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

A couple of months ago I said that Maccabi had to make a move in order to return to relevance and finally after what seemed to be an eternity they did just that. Ainars Bagatskis out, Arik Shivek in. The former Israel National Team coach becomes the 5th Yellow & Blue boss of the season, yes, [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]

Hoops Israel NBA Show June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Hoops Israel Podcast from June 18, 2015 Raphael Gellar from the BBC & Roy Jankelowitz, Hapoel Jerusalem beat reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa joined The Sports Rabbi to talk all about [Read More]

Club v Country’s newest victim: Gal Mekel

August 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mekel Must Choose Where to Play By: Zach Blank There is a question in the sports world that is the equivalent to the ultimate question of life and that is the question of club versus country. The crux of the “Club v Country” debate is whether professional athletes should be more devoted to [Read More]