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Omri Casspi Returns to Israel & Maccabi Tel Aviv

August 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

The first Israeli in the NBA Omri Casspi has returned home to Maccabi Tel Aviv after a 10-year career in the greatest league in the world. The 31-year old forward was the Sacramento Kings first round pick selected 23rd overall in the 2009 NBA draft and played close to 600 games in the NBA with [Read More]

Lithuania Bests Israel 88-73

September 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lithuania didn’t have to worry after being shocked by Georgia on Thursday; they had the best medicine that cures all, Israel. The Blue & White played upbeat high tempo ball for the first 20 minutes as Richard Howell starred scoring 14 points as Israel was only down by 1 point at the [Read More]

Italy Outclasses Israel 69-48 to open Eurobasket 2017

August 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Israel may be in their 69th year and was founded in 48 but those numbers will be remembered after Italy demolished Israel by 21-points 69-48 at Yad Eliyahu in their first game of the Eurobasket tournament. With the competition making its debut in the Holy Land, Marco Belinelli scored 18 points [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]

Israel Basketball Team Continues Along

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Israel National Basketball Team played in front of their home crowd for the first time and moved their exhibition record to 6-0 after defeating Great Britain 78-69 at the Drive Inn Arena in Tel Aviv. Israel will play another 2 games at home on Friday against Slovenia at Yad Eliyahu while on [Read More]

Israel Rest Trio in Final Group Stage Match; Finish 2nd

September 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

With Omri Casspi, Gal Mekel, and Lior Eliyahu sitting out the final game of group stage play, Israel proved no match for hosts France, who trounced them 86-61. France finished atop Group A with a perfect 5-0 record, while the Blue and White fell to 3-2 and placed 2nd in the group. The hosts raced [Read More]
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