With a star who is not just one of the biggest names to land in Israeli basketball but in European basketball as well, Hapoel Jerusalem will be a strong name now in European towns where the team will play in the upcoming Eurocup season.
JERUALEM (JTA) — An Israeli lawmaker reportedly has written a letter to the owner of the 2016 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers asking him to give a championship ring to David Blatt, the team’s former coach. Nachman Shai, of the Zionist Union Party, on Tuesday sent the letter to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert, the Jerusalem Post…
The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of the greatest season in the history of basketball. But they may never surpass the legend of the 1990’s Chicago Bulls. According to Daniel Goodman, the reason can be found in the Bible.
Restless sleep often prompted Tel Aviv resident Mike Bargman to flick on his bedroom television to watch Cleveland Cavaliers’ games.
Jewish basketball pro Dolph Schayes, a 12-time All-Star voted one of the 50 greatest players in National Basketball Association history, has died.
Jordan Farmar, a Jewish NBA player who won two league championships as a member of his hometown Los Angeles Lakers, is heading back to Israel to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv.
The mother of Stephen Curry, the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, said a trip to Israel five years ago transformed her and sparked her interest in learning Hebrew.
Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt told local media that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu contacted him to offer him Israel’s support in the NBA finals.
The NBA’s Atlanta Hawks are set to be sold to a group led by businessman Tony Ressler, the team announced on Wednesday, in a deal precipitated by the release last year of a racially charged email by the team’s current owner.