Itay Segev

“This is my final season” Tony Gaffney the consummate pro talks Nahariya, disappointment and how a budget can buy a roster but not heart. Plus Danny Franco takes his team oh so close to basketball immortality

February 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Lead Point “This is my final season,” Tony Gaffney told me at 1:46am via text following Nahariya’s State Cuo defeat. Gaffney is the consummate professional who has been through it all and for that, all basketball fans in Israel should be thankful that such a person has played in the Holy [Read More]

The Lead Point: “This would be the most rewarding title in my career” – Tony Gaffney exclusively talks to The Sports Rabbi about Nahariya’s State Cup Semifinal win & much more!

February 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Lead Point Nahariya Captain Tony Gaffney has been through it all. The Boston University and UMASS product is playing in Israel for the third time, all under Danny Franco and has already won the Israel League title back in 2015 with the coach. When Franco built his team over the summer he wanted [Read More]

Maccabi takes down Haifa 80-71

April 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Maccabi Haifa 80-71 after coming back from a 12-point deficit midway through the third quarter. The Yellow & Blue was able to weather a 20-0 run by the Greens thanks to inspired play by Israelis Itay Segev (12p/8r) and Karam Mashour (8p/7r). DeAndre Kane continued to [Read More]

Patience: Spahija preaches its importance

October 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv held their season opening press conference as Head Coach Neven Spahija spoke about his plans for the upcoming campaign. In addition, Itay Segev was named captain while chairman Shimon Mizrahi talked about the team’s expectations after a disappointing 2016/17. The key coming into [Read More]
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