basketball

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
MACCABI TEL AVIV swingman Deni Avdija poses with the trophy after being voted the Most Valuable Play
Tying a bow on a campaign for the ages

Reviewing all the awards and best moments as Mac TA’s Avdija earns MVP, Zoos top defender

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
03/08/2020
In condemning antisemitism, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is in a league of his own

Earlier in the month, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar courageously penned an op-ed not just calling out antisemites in the black community, but also railing against the apathy toward hate in general.

By SAM GRUNDWERG
30/07/2020
American-Israeli hoopster earns his wings

Mac TA’s Sandy Cohen had a unique start, but settled into key role for newly-crowned champ

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
30/07/2020
Yellow-and-blue nets 54th championship

Harrison and Rishon Lezion put up a valiant fight, but Amar’e and Mac TA too strong in final

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
29/07/2020
Rishon’s Harrison has his eyes on the prize

Star guard helped guide team to Final Four, with tough semifinal battle with Jerusalem on tap

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
23/07/2020
Tel Aviv rivals set for dramatic decider

Hapoel not willing to bow to Maccabi in quarterfinal clash • Jerusalem, Rishon advance to Final Four

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
22/07/2020
Hapoel Jerusalem big man Emmanuel Terry in the Reds’ 104-79 home win over Ness Ziona in Game 1
Mac Tel Aviv nips Hapoel in playoff opener

Jerusalem drills Ness Ziona in Game 1 of quarterfinals • Holon rallies past Gilboa • Rishon tops Ma Haifa

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
19/07/2020
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