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Strong second half sees yellow-and-blue clinch sweep against Ness Ziona.
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Three days after its humbling loss in Game 1, Maccabi Haifa beat Hapoel Eilat 76-68 at Romema Arena on Wednesday night to tie the best-of-five BSL quarterfinal series at 1-1.
Jerusalem ended the regular season with 15 victories from its final 17 games, but was made to dig deep by a gritty opponent on Sunday, only ultimately clinching the win in the final minute.
Maccabi Tel Aviv is currently the only Israeli club guaranteed a place in the Euroleague regular season as one of 11 teams with an A license.
Hapoel Jerusalem coach Danny Franco is expecting a tight series for his club against Hapoel Tel Aviv in the BSL quarterfinals.
Mac TA to face Ness Ziona, J’lem to play Hap TA, Holon versus Rishon, Eilat up against Haifa.
Yellow-and-blue returns to winning ways and remains on course to clinch first place.
It was just five years ago that the team was celebrating its second championship after beating Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Final Four title game following a win over Hapoel Jerusalem in the semis.
Gilboa’s 87-82 defeat to Hapoel Holon at Gan Ner saw the northerners fall to an 8-23 record.
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Gilboa can’t even do anything about it, as the northerners will not be in action until Monday night when they host Hapoel Holon.
After three tight quarters, Mac TA pulls ahead in final frame; J’lem notches seventh straight victory.
There are few teams at which you can go from hero to zero faster than Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball club.
Hapoel Tel Aviv returned to winning ways in timely fashion on Tuesday night, beating Maccabi Rishon Lezion 80-69 at the Drive-In Arena to snap a four-game losing streak.
Road rout of Ness Ziona gives Reds slight edge over Mac TA in standings despite two more losses.
Haifa improved to a 14-15 record with an 86-78 win over Nahariya (11-18), its sixth victory in the past eight games.
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Friday night’s showdown with Real Madrid in the Spanish capital could have hardly come at a worst timing for the yellow-and-blue.
Maccabi entered the game on the back of a 17-game BSL winning streak and also outplayed Jerusalem in the State Cup final last month.
Hapoel Tel Aviv dominates in fourth quarter in win over Nahariya.
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Mac TA has little trouble beating Eilat for 17th consecutive BSL win; red-hot Nahariya edges Holon.
The 31-year-old American forward has become the heart and soul of the yellow-and-blue in recent seasons.
After three tight quarters, Holon took a four-point gap (59- 55) into the final 10 minutes, before slowly but surely increasing the margin.
Yellow-and-blue cruises against Rishon; Hapoel keeps pace after outplaying Eilat on the road.
Maccabi counting on Greek center Sofoklis Schortsanitis to regain top form.
Mac TA survives scare against Ashdod; J’lem steamrolls Holon for fifth straight win.
Hapoel suffered surprise setbacks in its past two contests, against Ashdod and Rishon Lezion, but improved to 12-9 by dominating Ness Ziona.
Jerusalem team bounces back with win over Ironi Ness Ziona.
“Our goal is to reach the playoffs,” says Guy Goodes.
Holon entered the game on the back of three consecutive league wins and six victories from its past seven contests.
Jerusalem fails to live up to pre-game billing and capitulates in second half on the way to heavy final defeat.
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With zero losses in 2015, yellow-and-blue hosts Berlin hoping to keep pressure on Real atop Euroleague group
Since losing five straight games, Jerusalem has only fallen to Maccabi Tel Aviv over the past month, holding its opponents to 66.8 points in four wins.
Ashdod had just three wins from 16 games when Sherf took charge, but has since claimed two victories from three games and finally climbed off the bottom of the standings on Saturday.
A buzzer-beating three hands yellow-and-blue road win over Galatasaray to improve to 5-1 in Top 16.
There is still a long way to go, but head coach has exceeded all expectations to date and the fact a repeat as European champion is seeming increasingly possible pretty much says it all.
Joseph Jones led six Hapoel players in double figures with 16 points and nine rebounds.
Maccabi notched its 12th consecutive league win to improve to 16-2, but only after overcoming a scare against one of the BSL’s worst teams.
Maccabi moved tied with Real atop Top 16 Group E at 4-1.
Maccabi beats Hapoel in first TA duel at Einstein Arena, making it 11 straight league wins.
Re-energized Reds cruise to BSL win to climb to 2nd place; Hapoel hosts Maccabi in TA derby tonight.
Pargo’s rare night and dominant second half see yellow-and-blue claim 20-point victory over Hapoel.
It was 11 weeks ago that the yellow-and-blue dropped to its heaviest ever defeat to an Israeli club, suffering a 93-63 thrashing at the hands of Hapoel Jerusalem.
Yellow-and-blue improves to 2-1 after nail-biting encounter in Tel Aviv; Pargo leads way with 20 points.
Yellow-and-blue easily puts away Northerners for 9th consecutive league win; Ness Ziona tied with Jerusalem.
The defending champion beat Red Star Belgrade 78-67 at Yad Eliyahu Arena, controlling the fourth quarter after a tight start to the contest.
Matters for Jerusalem, on the other hand, are going from bad to worse.
Maccabi wins again, stands at eight-win streak.
There was further bad news for Jerusalem on Wednesday, with veteran center Yaniv Green suffering what is likely a season-ending knee injury after slipping in the second quarter.
The 26-year-old Israeli point guard is of course doing his best to remain in shape with his personal trainer and continues to practice as hard as ever.
The semifinals will take place at the Jerusalem Arena on February 16, with the final to be held at the same venue three days later.
Jerusalem eked out an 81-78 overtime win at Rishon thanks to a strong defensive showing in the closing stages of the fourth quarter and overtime.
Yellow-and-blue survived a mighty scare to overcome Hapoel Tel Aviv 73-71 at Nokia Arena on Saturday night to reach the semifinals of the State Cup.
Jerusalem entered the game on the back of five straight defeats over all competitions and spent recent days trying to minimize the damage of another Donta Smith scandal.
Yellow-and-blue crushes Afula, while Reds outplay Ness Ziona; Hap J’lem in action tonight.
Star forward fined 25K by Reds for his obscene gesture towards fans, will avoid suspension
Hapoel’s overall losing streak hits five games as Smith can’t come through from the line.
Cohen played for some of Europe’s best clubs over the past eight seasons.
The yellow-and-blue will enter the Top 16 on the back of five wins from its last six continental contests after clinching Thursday’s triumph with a late 8-0 run.
A season which began with so much promise is unraveling at the seams and the mounting tension at the club is clearly evident.
Yellow-and-blue improves to 10-2 in BSL after dominant 119-89 showing at home.
Hapoel stunned by Northerners in the capital, suffering 3rd straight setback overall.
Israeli basketball will never be the same after the untimely death of Uri Shelef.