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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]

Israel Basketball Round 18 January 30-February 1, 2016

January 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 73-71 Ironi Nahariya Somehow the Reds pulled off the win. And they did it with a terrific second half from EJ Rowland who scored 16 points in the last 20 minutes to overcome 27 points from Michael Umeh. But the real winner of the game was the Donta Smith to Lior Eliyahu slam dunk [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem advances to Round of 32 in EuroCup Basketball

December 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem made into the Round of 32 in EuroCup Basketball action winning at Volgograd 95-74. The victory coupled with Nizhny Novgorod’s win against Galatasaray 81-75 eliminated Athens from contention even though the Greek side won at home against Neptunas 75-71. Playing in an almost [Read More]

Israel Extends Dream Start to EuroBasket 2015

September 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Just one day removed from a dramatic upset victory over Russia, there was no let down for Israel on Sunday in Montpellier. This time the Israelis were favorites against Finland, and they lived up to the expectations, cruising to a 79-66 victory to run their record to 2-0. The Finns drop to 0-2 in [Read More]

A Mixed Bag of Results for Israel Heading into EuroBasket

August 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a rollercoaster of emotions for the Blue and White during a stop in Croatia for a trio of games ahead of the trip to France for EuroBasket 2015. Israel dropped a nail biter to Bosnia, 80-79, in a preview of a group stage matchup at EuroBasket. Afterwards, the Israelis finally earned their [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem scores a KO in Game 1 of Finals!

June 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Eilat 65-80 Hapoel Jerusalem Hapoel Jerusalem came out with all of its guns blazing last night easily defeating Eilat in the holiday town by the Red Sea. Guard Bracey Wright was on fire for Jerusalem scoring 18 points as Dion Thompson added 17 going 7/7 from the free throw line. Surprisingly [Read More]

Lior Eliyahu, What Should Have Been, What Could Have Been

June 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Lior Eliyahu at Israel National Team training camp 2007 Last night, it was to no surprise that I read that Lior Eliyahu will be released from his contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv, becoming another sacrificial lamb from a disappointing season. Eliyahu had a great future in front of him coming over to [Read More]