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Deshaun Thomas: For the love of the game

October 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

With Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Euroleague home opener on the horizon, the Sports Rabbi sat down with one of the Yellow & Blue’s newest stars and European veteran, Deshaun Thomas. The 6ft 7 in forward played for Anadolou Efes last season and has also featured for Barcelona while his NBA dream is [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]

Israel defeats Slovenia 89-84 in Eurobasket Warmup

August 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Israel defeated Slovenia 89-84 and move their exhibition record to a perfect 7-0. The hosts took a 51-31 lead into halftime but the visitors stormed back to get within 4 points, 81-77 with only a few minuets to play, however, Israel held on for the 5-point victory. Omri Casspi starred for the Blue [Read More]

NBA Basketball Without Borders comes to Israel

August 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

The NBA’s “Basketball Without Bounds” camp is being held in Israel for the first time. With some NBA greats from players to coaches, the participants are getting the best possible education on the hardwood. The opening press conference featured a number of speakers including NBA [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: NBA EMEA Vice President, Jesus Bueno

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

After the unveiling of the Jr. NBA League with Maccabi Fox Tel Aviv on Monday, the Sports Rabbi had a chance to interview the NBA EMEA Vice President, Basketball Business Operations Jesus Bueno about the NBA, International basketball and more! Global Branding of the NBA game, this whole Jr. NBA is [Read More]

Sports Rabbi Show May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Football Israel & NBA Hoops Israel Podcast from May 12, 2016 The Sports Rabbi Josh Halickman and Jon Scheiman of True Hoops NY talked NBA Playoffs as the action from coast to coast heats up in more ways than one! Make sure to tune in and check us out on [Read More]

Nate Robinson signs with Hapoel Tel Aviv!

March 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Aaron Glenn Breaking news from this past week, former NBA player Nate Robinson has signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv. In his NBA career, Nate averaged 11 points per game while dishing out 3 assists per game. He has been a journeyman in the NBA playing for 8 different teams. In his prime he was [Read More]
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