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Israel Sports Roundup for Monday July 2, 2018

July 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Israel qualified for the second round of FIBA World Cup Qualifying after defeating Great Britain 67-59. The win moves the Blue & White to 3-3 and to second place in Group H behind 6-0 Greece and will tip off against Germany, Serbia and Georgia beginning in September for a ticket to the World [Read More]

Gal Mekel: Meet the Israel National Basketball Team

August 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Gal Mekel has certainly played in a number of countries but he will definitely be remembered for being Israel’s second NBA player when he donned the Dallas Mavericks uniform. The guard is coming off a year and half with Maccabi Tel Aviv and will play for Gran Canaria next season. He’s [Read More]

Why would this season be any different than the last two for Maccabi?

April 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 65-57 Maccabi Tel Aviv Hapoel Jerusalem outplayed Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli Classico picking up the 8-point victory. Lior Eliyahu led the way for Hapoel with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Jerome Dyson had 12 points of his own. Gal Mekel had a big game with 22 points, while [Read More]

Incomprehensible: Maccabi Tel Aviv BC

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to Barcelona 76-71 in the Yellow & Blue’s final away game. Gal Mekel starred for the visitors with 18 points and 7 assists while Diamon Simpson picked up a double-double pulling down 12 boards and dropping 10 points. Barcelona ran out to a 23-13 lead after ten minutes [Read More]

Demolition Derby – Maccabi blows away Hapoel 100-74

March 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Hapoel Tel Aviv in the Big Derby 100-74 at Yad Eliyahu as the Yellow & Blue swept all three regular season meetings between the teams. Gal Mekel starred for the hosts almost recording a triple-double, scoring 13 points while dishing out 9 assists and pulling down 8 [Read More]

Eliminated: Maccabi bounced from Euroleague playoff contention

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv fell to Anadolou Efes in Turkey 92-87 and were officially eliminated from Euroleague Playoff contention with four games left in the regular season. Victor Rudd led all scorers with a game high 23 points while Sylvan Landesberg dropped 20 points of his own in the loss. Jayson [Read More]

Maccabi squeaks by Haifa on GameDay 20!

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Maccabi Haifa in dramatic fashion 97-96 as the Yellow & Blue who twisted for the majority of the game needed the help of a Gregory Vargas (18 points) missed shot at the buzzer to pull out the win. Will Graves starred for the Greens scoring 34 points while going 6/8 [Read More]
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