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Bagatskis bests Blatt as Maccabi defeats Darussafaka 93-92

January 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv picked up a 1-point win over their former coach David Blatt’s Darussafaka 93-92 at Yad Eliyahu on Thursday night. Sonny Weems starred for the Yellow & Blue with 24 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds while Maik Zirbes and Victor Rudd added 13 points a piece in the victory. [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]

Hoops Israel NBA Show June 9, 2015

June 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Hoops Israel Podcast from June 9, 2015 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 discuss the Israel Basketball playoffs & the Israel [Read More]

Warriors NBA Champs!

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Curry, Iguodala Finish Off Cavs; Win NBA Finals 4-2 The NBA season comes to an end as a new champion is crowned. The Golden State Warriors have completed their season by hoisting up that gold trophy that any player dreams of holding up. They were down 2-1 in the series but ending up winning 3 [Read More]

Steve Kerr, David Blatt & Building Bridges

June 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

This Friday, June 5th, history will be made in the NBA as two rookie head coaches face off against each other in the NBA Finals. This is the first time that two rookie head coaches have played each other in the Finals since the NBA’s inaugural season in 1947. Former 5 time NBA champion as a [Read More]

David Blatt, Lebron & Cavs Complete the Sweep

May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

​The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off the 4-0 sweep of the Atlanta Hawks last night, bringing them to their first NBA Finals since 2007. LeBron James, who is making his fifth straight Finals appearance, led the Cavs to a victory with 23 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. He had major help from his [Read More]

Hoops Israel NBA Show May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Hoops Israel Podcast from May 13, 2015 The Sports Rabbi talks to Dr. JRS Jon Scheiman about LeBron James, David Blatt & The Cavs! Raphael Gellar from the BBC & Roy Jankelowitz, Hapoel Jerusalem beat reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the [Read More]

Hoops Israel NBA Podcast January 21, 2015

January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Hoops Israel Podcast from January 21, 2015 Rafael Gellar joins The Sports Rabbi for our Israeli basketball Week in Review! We also look forward to this coming week’s Euroleague game & more! Also on tap in Dr. JRS Jon Scheiman as we break down the first [Read More]

Lior Eliyahu, What Should Have Been, What Could Have Been

June 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Lior Eliyahu at Israel National Team training camp 2007 Last night, it was to no surprise that I read that Lior Eliyahu will be released from his contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv, becoming another sacrificial lamb from a disappointing season. Eliyahu had a great future in front of him coming over to [Read More]