“I am deeply sorry for offending anyone,” the basketball star said.
Amar’e Stoudemire won Israel’s Martin Luther King, Jr. award for philanthropy and then said he would “shower across the street” if he had a gay teammate.
(JTA) — Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire made an unlikely move in August, when he retired from the NBA and signed a two-year deal with the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem. But it seems the choice was the right one for the 34-year old basketball player, who raves about his “adopted homeland” in a recent interview with…
The stunning victory of the 1977 Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team was the subject of the uplifting documentary ‘On the Map’
(JTA) — Jerry Reinsdorf, who as owner of the Chicago Bulls has won six NBA championships, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Reinsdorf was officially enshrined in the Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Thursday, alongside players including Allen Iverson, Yao Ming, Sheryl Swoopes and Shaquille O’Neal, as well as others….
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.