Israel has become a home for African-American basketball players — with many choosing to convert to Judaism and attain citizenship.
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.
It is an exciting time to be part of the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team. Star player Sylven Landesberg talked with The Forward about playing in Israel and what his future holds.
The NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers routed Maccabi Tel Aviv in an international exhibition game that pitted Cavs’ new coach David Blatt against his former team.
The LeBron James carnival’s coming to Cleveland — and the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team has a front-row seat.
Israel can’t stop cheering since Maccabi Tel Aviv won Europe’s basketball title. The thrill ride came despite the fact the stars are mostly foreigners, including black Americans.
Maccabi Tel Aviv upset favored Real Madrid to win the Euroleague basketball championship.
When Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Tel Aviv face off, things get crazy.
Israel’s leading basketball team Maccabi Tel Aviv has suspended its captain for calling a rival player a Nazi.
American-Israel basketball coach David Blatt announced that he would end his tenure at the helm of Russia’s national basketball team.