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Anything is Possible! Hapoel Jerusalem hosts Maccabi Tel Aviv!

April 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Israeli Basketball Classico is upon us as Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Hapoel Jerusalem Saturday night at the Arena in Jerusalem, tipoff at 21:00. Both teams have been struggling of late with the Yellow & Blue dropping 6 in a row across all competitions as well as falling out of first place, [Read More]

Israel Basketball State Cup Notes & Quotes

February 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

A press conference was held at the Jerusalem Arena ahead of the Israel Basketball State Cup semifinals which will be held Monday night beginning with Maccabi Tel Aviv against Maccabi Ashdod at 18:45 followed by Hapoel Jerusalem versus Hapoel Holon at 21:15. Here are some notes and quotes: 1) Hapoel [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem: Dare I say, win the EuroCup?

February 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Rundown Hapoel Jerusalem defeated Nizhny Novgorod 81-73 in Russia to secure first place in their EuroCup group and claim home court advantage for the best of three quarterfinal round against Gran Canaria of Spain. Amare Stoudemire played lead fiddle yet again for the Reds scoring 19 points and [Read More]

From Maccabi’s Preseason to Jerusalem’s Super Bowl

February 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Rundown Hapoel Jerusalem defeated Maccabi Tel Aviv at the Jerusalem Arena 74-63 thanks to an All-Star MVP performance by Amare Stoudemire who scored 24 points for the Reds. Curtis Jerrells added 20 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners while Bar Timor scored an admirable 11 points. [Read More]

The brilliance of Simone Pianigiani, the plan and Hapoel Jerusalem

February 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem advanced to the quarterfinals of the EuroCup after defeating Rytas Vilnius 84-77 in a closely contested battle. Tarence Kinsey starred for the Reds scoring 23 points, while Lior Eliyahu dropped 14 points and Curtis Jerrells scored 12 points and added 8 assists. Oh and by the way, [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem blows away Rishon 79-59

December 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem took down an undermanned Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion 79-59 as the Reds dominated almost every aspect of the matchup. Even though Javon McCrea scored a game high 23 points, only 3 came in the second half as Simone Pianigiani’s strategy worked to perfection. Courtesy Dov [Read More]