Deni Avdija

Israel falls to Serbia 97-76 dashing World Cup hopes

February 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Israel fell to Serbia 97-76 dashing the blue-and-white’s hopes of securing a place at this summer’s FIBA World Cup in China. The host’s grabbed the lead early on and dominated an overmatched Israel squad throughout the 40 minutes at the Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in Belgrade. Vladimir Lucic led [Read More]

Israel defeats Germany 81-77; TJ Cline stars in debut

February 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Israel defeated Germany 81-77 at the Drive In Arena to keep their FIBA World Cup hopes alive. Deni Avdija, TJ Cline and Gil Beni all made their debuts in the crucial victory. The Blue & White were resilient throughout the 40 minutes and will travel to Belgrade where they will face Serbia for a [Read More]

Rising star Deni Avdija set for Israel National Team Debut

February 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

After capturing the Basketball Without Borders MVP award, rising star Deni Avdija will be making his Senior Israel National Team debut Thursday night when the Blue & White face Germany at the Drive In Arena in Tel Aviv. The projected 2020 NBA lottery pick will get his chance to shine on the [Read More]

Israeli Phenom Deni Avdija Returns home with MVP

February 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Israeli Deni Avdija lit up the NBA Basketball Without Borders Global Camp held in Charlotte this past weekend, taking home the MVP honors. The 18-year old will be eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft and is projected to be a lottery pick. The Sports Rabbi met the next Jewish basketball star at the [Read More]

Capitalizing on U20 Basketball Title, Champions Cup, U18s in Action

July 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

1) The Sports Rabbi looked at the future of Israeli Basketball after the Under-20 National Team won their first ever European Championship in the Friday’s Jerusalem Post. Check out what I had to say in Israel must capitalize on U20 Euro title with continued hoops growth! 2) Israel Football is [Read More]

Israel Under-20 Basketball National Team are Champions of Europe!

July 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Israel Under-20 National Basketball Team have won the FIBA U20 European Championships! The Blue & White under the direction of Head Coach Ariel Beit Halachmi defeated Croatia in the finals 80-66 to win Israel’s first Under-20 European National Team title. Michael Brisker (19p), Miron [Read More]
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