Guy Goodes

Israel Preseason Basketball Action Week 1 – What’s in common with teammates Jeremy Hollowell & Daequan Cook? Noam Dovrat in Action, Don’t mess with Braimoh!

September 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Israel Basketball Preseason is underway as the teams across the league begin to see what they’ve got both on and off of the court before the 2019/20 campaign gets underway. The Sports Rabbi caught up with a few players and coaches to see how their preparations for the new season have been [Read More]

Rishon shocks Jerusalem 92-86; punches ticket to Final

June 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion shocked Hapoel Jerusalem 92-86 in the second Israel Basketball Winner League semifinal sending the wine city squad to the championship game where they will meet Maccabi Tel Aviv slated for Thursday night at Yad Eliyahu. Diamon Simpson was all world recording a double double [Read More]

The Aggressor – Rishon Le’Zion knocks Maccabi out of Cup 88-77

December 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion shocked Maccabi Tel Aviv 88-77 to advance to the semifinals after knocking out last year’s finalist. The wine city squad dominated the yellow-and-blue throughout the contest as Guy Goodes’s side out hustled, out played and out worked Ioannis Sfairopoulos’s team. Egor [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 16

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv 85-74 Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion Maccabi Tel Aviv rolled from the start as they defeated Maccabi Rishon in a drama-free contest Monday night. Michael Roll set the tone knocking down three consecutive 3-pointers from the same spot on the right wing early in the 1st quarter. The [Read More]

Maccabi falls again in Euroleague action; Top-16 in jeopardy

November 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv lost another home game in the Euroleague as Darrusafaka Istanbul came to Israel and claimed a 84-73 victory, in Maccabi’s first match without dismissed coach Guy Goodes. The hosts were holding the lead at half-time but Istanbul came out with a big third-quarter to take a [Read More]

Sports Rabbi Show November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from November 10, 2015 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa and Adam Henderson, Sports Rabbi and Scottish freelance journalist joined me The Sports Rabbi Josh [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv exacts revenge on Eilat to capture Winner Cup

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv got their revenge for last season’s playoff ousting last night defeating Eilat 87-80 in the Winner Cup Final at the Drive-Inn Arena in Tel Aviv. Devin Smith, the Yellow-and-Blue small forward who had been injured near the end of last season scored a bucketful of points ending [Read More]