Deni Avdija

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]

Israel Sports Weekend Review for July 14-15, 2018

July 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

1) Heartbreak! The Israel U20 basketball team fell 60-59 to Germany after Deni Avdija’s potential game winning 3-pointer rattles off the rim in their opening game of the European Championships. Richard Freedenberg’s 3 with one second left was all the difference as the Blue & White come up [Read More]
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