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Hapoel Jerusalem & Rishon Le’Zion advance to Final Four

June 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 86-84 Hapoel Tel Aviv Hapoel Jerusalem pulled the game out at the death as they came all the way back from almost 20 points down in the first half to win by two, 86-84 over Hapoel Tel Aviv. Nate Robinson (22pts) and Jeff Allen (19pts & 10rebounds) led Hapoel Tel Aviv in the [Read More]

Israel Basketball League Round 25 March 27-29, 2016

March 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion 74-51 Hapoel Holon Darryl Monroe and Shawn Dawson carried Rishon to a dominating victory over Hapoel Holon. Monroe scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds while Dawson one upped him scoring 22 points while grabbing 13 rebounds. Holon had a terrible game [Read More]

Israel Basketball European Review January 6, 2015

January 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 82-73 Olimpija Ljubljana The Yellow-and-Blue had little trouble in the disposing of the Slovenian side in Tel Aviv on Gameday 1 of the EuroCup Round of 32. Taylor Rochestie led the way with 20 points while Devin Smith scored 19 points and Trevor Mbkawe pitched in with a [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]

Jerusalem comes up short 74-70

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem fell to Novgorod at home for their first loss in the capital city during their 2015 European campaign. Last time around Novgorod ran out 92-71 winners in the first game between the two sides in Russia but it was much closer this time. The match went right down to the final seconds [Read More]

Jerusalem gets by Nes Ziona 86-72

November 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem beat Ironi Nes Ziona 86-72 in round four of the Israeli Winner League to move into first place. The Reds came back strong with the win after a midweek loss to Galatasary to jump to a total of eight points in the standings, one ahead of Maccabi Tel Aviv and Rishon LeZion. Donta [Read More]

Roy’s Rants: Jerusalem – Looking for Stability

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem is coming off a great season in which they won their first Israeli League title in the inaugural season of the all new “Payis Arena”. A new sponsorship deal with “Bank Yahav” and financial security with the ownership team led by high-tech entrepreneur Ori [Read More]
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