basketball

Two Jewish stars helped power the Seattle Storm to a WNBA championship

“We are often overlooked and often unheard, and this championship was for them, for us,” said Clark, who is Black and Jewish.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
08/10/2020
Sep 12, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) dribbles the ball against the W
Sue Bird keeps breaking records in her 17th WNBA season

It’s Bird’s 17th season in the WNBA, and she has her eyes on a fourth WNBA title.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
06/10/2020
Champions League losses in soccer, hoops

Pair of Israeli clubs eliminated in Europe, as Mac TA falls to Salzburg and Hap Jerusalem beaten by Burgos

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
01/10/2020
Euroleague campaign prepared to tip off

After coronavirus-shortened season, Maccabi Tel Aviv still poised to contend for continental championship.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
01/10/2020
Hapoel Jerusalem in Greece for BCL Final 8

Revamped Reds face Burgos to start tournament, with sights set on capturing continental title

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
30/09/2020
Kobe Bryant autograph on last game court piece hits auction block

"Most fans will remember that as one of, if not the, greatest farewell performance in the history of sports."

By REUTERS
25/09/2020
Big fish Zizic jumps from NBA to Maccabi Tel Aviv

With lack of playing time in America, Croatian center lured by compatriot Vujcic to yellow-and-blue.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
27/08/2020
Can you predict an NBA player's performance during a game? Technion did

Researchers at the Technion developed a new method to predict NBA player performance based off of past performance metrics and pregame interviews.

Hall of Famer Westphal battling brain cancer

Westphal was a five-time All-Star who won an NBA championship with the Boston Celtics in 1973-74 and was named the Comeback Player of the Year in 1982-83.

By REUTERS
10/08/2020
Deni Avdija heading from MVP to NBA

After helping Maccabi Tel Aviv capture championship, 19-year-old Israeli star set for next step

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
06/08/2020
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