Allon Sinai of The Jerusalem Post, JPost.com joined The Sports Rabbi to kick off the show as we took a look back at Maccabi Tel Aviv’s 50th League title in the Israel Basketball League Final Four last week vs. upstart Maccabi Ashdod! We also checked out the latest news on the Israel National Football Team that faced off against the Czech Republic and will take on the Germany later this week!
And we analyzed Israel’s chances in athletics at the 2012 Olympic Games in London including swimming where they came away with a haul of medals at the European Championships last week. And we took a peak at the French Open and Dudi Sela’s as well as Shahar Pe’er’s chances on the clay courts.
Next we welcomed on in Pro basketball player Cory Carr (20:30) who just helped Hapoel Tel Aviv gain promotion to the top Israeli basketball league! Cory talked about the year with coach Erez Edelstein, his teammates and the team’s Balkan League Final Four run!
Cory also discusses his time in the NBA as a member of the Chicago Bulls and we take a look at the NBA Playoffs! So tune in to one of the most well spoken and intelligent ball players of all time who has graced the basketball courts in Israel!
Jon Scheiman of True Hoops NY (44:17) joined me next to run down the NBA playoffs as we took a look back at Game 7 between the Boston Celtics & Philadelphia 76ers and looked forward to the Miami Heat vs. Celtics series and the San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder match up! Jon and I also talk about the NBA being on the cutting edge of not only technology but issues that reach the public at large!
Donna Rubin owner of “American Legends The Westchester Sports Collectibles Superstore”, (1:13:06) huge New York Rangers fan and good friend graced the airwaves as we wrapped up the New York Rangers season as they were eliminated in 6 games by the New Jersey Devils. We also talked about the great sports store which Donna and husband Mark have been running for close to 20 years! Check out their great website and learn about what fantastic products they have for you!
Dave Faris, (1:24:28) The Sports Rabbi’s MLB, Baseball correspondent gave us the latest news in the baseball world as we checked out the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees, the AL East and the teams from the state of Ohio, The Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds!
Will Dominik Hasek be wearing a Red Wings jersey next season?
Doc Ike (1:42:57) closed out the show with a look at the NHL Playoffs and the Stanley Cup Finals pitting the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils, the latest news around the NHL including the possible return of 47 year old Dominik Hasek and the Montreal Canadiens potential coaches!