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Arrivederci Coach Pianigiani

June 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

I’ve been trying to put my feelings down on paper for a while now about Simone Pianigiani officially leaving Hapoel Jerusalem to most probably sign with Milano and it’s taken some time to do so. It took time because I wanted to appropriately express my feelings about our league’s loss [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem wins the Israel Basketball League Championship

June 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem captured the Israel Basketball League Championship with an 83-76 victory over Maccabi Haifa at Yad Eliyahu in Tel Aviv. Jerome Dyson took home the MVP honors with a 30 point performance going 6/9 from beyond the arc while Curtis Jerrells dropped 21 points shooting 5/8 from 3-point [Read More]

Jerrells, Dyson, Pianigiani: In it to win it

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem moved into the Final Four after coming back from the grave against Nahariya being down 0-2 to win the quarterfinal series with three straight wins. As the Reds prepare to face the defending champions Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion, the same side that defeated Jerusalem in the finals [Read More]

Pianigiani’s One Small Step: Jerusalem advances to the Final 4

June 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem defeated Nahariya 71-60 to advance to the Israel Basketball League Final Four. The game 5 victory marked the Reds third win in a row coming back from an 0-2 deficit. Jerome Dyson scored 16 points while Travis Peterson scored a big 13 points in the win. Jonathan Sjkoldebrand dropped [Read More]

Anything can happen: Jerusalem forces Game 5

June 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem survived to fight another day as they held off Nahariya 74-72 to force a decisive game 5 on Thursday night at the Jerusalem Arena. Curtis Jerrells (20pts) and Tarence Kinsey (19pts) starred for the Reds while Scotty Hopson (18pts) led five players in double digits for the hosts. [Read More]

Nahariya shocks Jerusalem to take 2-0 Series Lead

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Nahariya took a commanding 2-0 lead over Hapoel Jerusalem in their Israel Basketball best of 5 Quarterfinals series thanks to a 77-64 win in the northern city. With five players in double digits, the hosts overcame a 36-35 halftime deficit to cruise to the 13-point win. Jonathan Skjoldebrand scored [Read More]

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]
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