panathinaikos

Playing like a team: Maccabi downs PAO 84-75

January 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Panathinaikos 84-75 to win their 4th game in a row and improve their overall record to 9-11 with ten games remaining in the Euroleague’s regular season. The Yellow & Blue had the upper hand throughout the evening as Angelo Caloiaro had a tremendous performance with [Read More]

Rick Pitino – Greatness in Action

January 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

It’s not every day that a coach of the magnitude of Rick Pitino walks through the doors of Yad Eliyahu as he did last night when his team Panathinaikos visited Maccabi Tel Aviv in Euroleague action. Pitino commands the attention and respect of all those in his presence be it in a press [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE – Rick Pitino lands in Israel

January 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Rick Pitino and his Panathinaikos squad landed in Israel this evening and The Sports Rabbi had the opportunity to speak to the legendary coach just off of the airplane as he makes his first ever trip to the Holy [Read More]

Mother of All Battles Set to Make History Again

January 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

David Barr (@daveabarr) When Greek basketball giants Olympiacos Piraeus and Panathinaikos OPAP Athens meet on the court something special always happens. Friday’s EuroLeague version of the Derby of Eternal Rivals is no different. For the first time in Euroleague history – two former National [Read More]

Bonding: Maccabi falls at Panathinaikos 89-84

October 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Panathinaikos ran out to a quick 6-0 lead as Keith Langford scored on a nifty pass, Nick Calathes dropped an easy as pie layup and James Gist slammed home gorgeous alleyoop. But thanks to an active Wilbekin who scored 8 points in the frame, Maccabi quickly found their rhythm and cut the deficit to [Read More]

Dušan Šakota – The Interview of a Lifetime

October 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Just as Hapoel Jerusalem gets ready to play their first Champions League game against AEK Athens, today Wednesday at 19:30 Israel time, The Sports Rabbi sits down with their Captain Dušan Šakota, one of Greece’s basketball greats in an intimate discussion about leaving Yugoslavia as a child [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Panathinaikos Preview

March 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv faces Panathinaikos in what is in essence a do or die Euroleague game as the Yellow & Blue sit one game under .500 at 13-14. With three games remaining, Maccabi is in 9th place and will need to stay within reach of Baskonia who won their Gameday 27 contest over Bamberg and are [Read More]
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