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Draft & Stash – Yovel Zoosman declares for the 2019 NBA Draft

April 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

The big news surrounding Maccabi Tel Aviv this week was that one of their young Israeli players, Yovel Zoosman declared for the NBA Draft and will look to be the first Israeli from the Yellow & Blue since Omri Casspi to be selected in the two round draft. So far this season, Zoosman is [Read More]

Israeli Phenom Deni Avdija Returns home with MVP

February 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Israeli Deni Avdija lit up the NBA Basketball Without Borders Global Camp held in Charlotte this past weekend, taking home the MVP honors. The 18-year old will be eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft and is projected to be a lottery pick. The Sports Rabbi met the next Jewish basketball star at the [Read More]

Ray: “We’re coming out ready to win”

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv welcomes Bayern Munich to Yad Eliyahu on Thursday night at 21:00 as the Yellow & Blue will look to record the second win of their continental season. Prior to the game Coach Ioannis Sfairopoulus looked ahead to Bayern and the challenges they present with mismatches while also [Read More]

Adams & Mutombo Open Sports Center at Jerusalem Y

November 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Jerusalem International YMCA (JIY) officially opened its new state-of-the-art Sports Center, made possible by the generous support of Sylvan Adams as Dikembe Mutombo, International Ambassador for the NBA also addressed those in attendance. “This is the most important and beautiful Y in the [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup for Friday July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

1) Three Israeli soccer teams opened up their 2018/19 Season by playing abroad in European competitions this past week. Next week, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Beer Sheva all host continental foes at home. Check out my article in today’s Jerusalem Post about Club and Country! [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup for Monday July 9, 2018

July 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

1) Israeli swimmer Gal Nevo announced his retirement today from active competition at the age of 31. His greatest achievement in the pool was winning the silver medal in the 200 meter individual medley at European Championships in London 2016. Nevo also represented the Blue & White at 3 [Read More]

NBA Prospects Paving The Way For Tomer Levinson

May 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

As you probably know if you like to keep track of the world’s top professional basketball league, the NBA is in something of a golden age. The league is raking in money, interest is at an all-time high and climbing, there are countless stars in their primes, and the quality of the game is about [Read More]
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