Tony Gaffney

“This is my final season” Tony Gaffney the consummate pro talks Nahariya, disappointment and how a budget can buy a roster but not heart. Plus Danny Franco takes his team oh so close to basketball immortality

February 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Lead Point “This is my final season,” Tony Gaffney told me at 1:46am via text following Nahariya’s State Cuo defeat. Gaffney is the consummate professional who has been through it all and for that, all basketball fans in Israel should be thankful that such a person has played in the Holy [Read More]

The Lead Point: “This would be the most rewarding title in my career” – Tony Gaffney exclusively talks to The Sports Rabbi about Nahariya’s State Cup Semifinal win & much more!

February 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Lead Point Nahariya Captain Tony Gaffney has been through it all. The Boston University and UMASS product is playing in Israel for the third time, all under Danny Franco and has already won the Israel League title back in 2015 with the coach. When Franco built his team over the summer he wanted [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 14

January 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 85-89 Hapoel Tel Aviv Hapoel SV Tel Aviv defeated Hapoel Jerusalem 89-85 in an incredible comeback victory. Jerusalem’s hot three point shooting, led by Jerome Dyson and Bar Timor, was not enough to hold back the dominant rebounding of SV Tel Aviv. Down by 13 at the end of the [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday 8

December 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem 71-86 Maccabi Tel Aviv FOR THE FULL REPORT CLICK HERE Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Hapoel Jerusalem 88-71 in the capital city keel their record a perfect 8-0 in Israel league play. After a fairly even first half of basketball that saw Rich Howell (20 points) and Lior Eliyahu (12 [Read More]

Hapoel Jerusalem BC reactions after getting knocked out of Europe

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

There were a number of disappointed Hapoel Jerusalem personnel after their 79-69 loss to Strasbourg at the Pais Arena in Jerusalem. Ej Rowland, Tony Gaffney and coach Danny Franco all commented following the game: Dov Halickman Photography Danny Franco: “Scoring 69 points is not enough [Read More]
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