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The Critical Flaw – Maccabi Tel Aviv version 2016/17

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ainars Bagatskis has now coached one game in all three competitions that Maccabi Tel Aviv is currently playing in, the Israeli League, State Cup and Euroleague and has seen various different sides of his team in action. One of the reasons why he has seen a variety of “teams” is that some [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv rolls over Olympiacos 80-73 in Athens

November 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Rundown Maccabi Tel Aviv dominated every aspect of the game as they defeated Olympiacos in Greece 80-73. DJ Seely is proving to be a real star scoring 19 points while Colton Iverson added 14 points and 8 rebounds and Sonny Weems chipped in 12 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds in the victory. [Read More]

Maccabi falls to Milano 99-97 in Euroleague action

October 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv came up two points short, falling to Olympia Milano 99-97 in the first game of the newly revamped Euroleague. Andrew Goudelock starred for the Yellow & Blue dropping 27 points to lead all scorers but it was two ex-Maccabi players who did their former team in. Ricky Hickman and [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv Fans: The team needs you!

February 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Can we say that Maccabi Tel Aviv redeemed their 2015-16 season with the Israel State Cup victory? Not quite, but in a year where almost everything went wrong at least the Yellow-and-Blue can celebrate a 43rd Cup win. After losing twice to Ashdod in league play, Maccabi finally exorcised the demons [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv wins the Cup 83-75

February 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Dov Halickman The Israel State Cup Basketball final this year garnered interest even before it started. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv – in one of the worst seasons in club history played against another team in Yellow-and-Blue who actually are having a terrific campaign as Maccabi Ashdod advanced to [Read More]

Hapoel shows that they’re #1 in 94-85 win

January 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Devin Smith’s 29 points (7/9 from 3-pointers) were outshone by Donta’s incredible 22/14/9 performance, only one assist shy of a triple-double as Josh Duncan and Lior Eliyahu chipped in with 16 points a piece against an overmatched Yellow-and-Blue side. Maccabi had trouble from the line [Read More]

Hoops Israel NBA Podcast March 4, 2015

March 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Hoops Israel Podcast from March 4, 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 join The Sports Rabbi to discuss the latest in Israel [Read More]

A Sports Loving Jew in Israel!

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

I had been looking forward to this moment since the day I landed in Israel at Ben Gurion airport just a few months ago; my first Israeli basketball game. Lucky for me it also happened to be the championship game for the Israel State Cup! Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, a perennial powerhouse not only in [Read More]