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CHAMPS! Hapoel Jerusalem takes Israel Basketball Title!

June 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

In front of over 11,000 rabid fans, Hapoel Jerusalem finally won their first ever Israel Basketball League title defeating Hapoel Eilat in the second match of a two game total points series 88-68. After a very close first half in which Eilat took an 8-point lead to the dressing room 44-36, the Reds [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]

Israel Basketball Super League Gameday 19 February 7-9, 2015

February 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 74-70 Maccabi Bazan Haifa Tel Aviv continued its dominance over the league with a tight win over Haifa on Monday night in their Menora Mivtachim Arena. Haifa took advantage of a struggling Jeremy Pargo (5 points, 0/4 3pt) and started off hot earning an exciting 19-point lead early [Read More]
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