YU Athlete Earns Second Academic Honor

YU Athlete Earns Second Academic Honor

For the second time in as many years, YU basketball player Benjy Ritholtz named a College Sports Academic All-American., 2/25/2015, 4:15 AM
FIBA Allows Muslim Religious Head Coverings

FIBA Allows Muslim Religious Head Coverings

International basketball's governing body to allow players to wear hijabs and turbans on a trial basis.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2014, 2:12 AM
Massive Brawl at Lebanese Basketball Game

Massive Brawl at Lebanese Basketball Game

The fourth game of the Lebanese Basketball Championship Final ends in huge free-for-all.Arutz Sheva, 6/6/2014, 5:15 AM
Video: Maccabi Tel Aviv's Victorious Homecoming

Video: Maccabi Tel Aviv's Victorious Homecoming

Tens of thousands greet Israeli baskeball club after a sensational upset victory over Real Madrid.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/19/2014, 7:16 PM
Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins Euroleague Championship

Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins Euroleague Championship

Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team edges out Real Madrid to take Euroleague championship.Neri Weiss, 5/18/2014, 11:44 PM
Racist NBA Team Owner Banned for Life

Racist NBA Team Owner Banned for Life

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life, subjected to stiff fine, over recording of racist comments he made to his girlfriend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2014, 10:27 PM
YU Names New Men’s Basketball Coach

YU Names New Men’s Basketball Coach

Yeshiva University announces that Elliot Steinmetz will be its head men’s basketball coach., 4/29/2014, 1:45 AM
Obama and Jordan Criticize Racist NBA Owner

Obama and Jordan Criticize Racist NBA Owner

Clippers' owner Sterling slammed for racist recordings telling girlfriend not to be seen 'with blacks,' claiming Israel is racist.Ari Yashar, 4/28/2014, 10:48 AM
Maccabi Tel Aviv Stars Boatwright, Lassoff Die

Maccabi Tel Aviv Stars Boatwright, Lassoff Die

Jim Boatwright helped win historic Euroleague championship in 1977. Howie Lassoff died Thursday. Both succumbed to cancer.Gil Ronen, 2/12/2013, 11:10 AM
Demonstration of Israel-U.S. Bond in Basketball

Demonstration of Israel-U.S. Bond in Basketball

Atlanta Hawks were presented with Maccabi jerseys in demonstration of close bond between Israel and America on basketball court. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/29/2012, 1:23 PM
Texas Jewish School Loses Game, Wins the Sabbath

Texas Jewish School Loses Game, Wins the Sabbath

The Beren Jewish day school in Texas lost the championship basketball game – but won the war for honoring the Sabbath.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/5/2012, 10:42 AM
Texas Schools Tell Jews Play on Sabbath or Forfeit

Texas Schools Tell Jews Play on Sabbath or Forfeit

Freedom of religion in Texas – for Christians: No school basketball games on Sunday but Saturday game goes on despite Jewish protest.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/28/2012, 6:29 PM
Shalit Attends Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Game

Shalit Attends Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Game

More than three months after he was released from Hamas captivity, Gilad Shalit attends a Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball game.Elad Benari, 1/27/2012, 12:12 AM
Wheelchair Basketball Scores in Israel

Wheelchair Basketball Scores in Israel

Israel is hosting and participating in the Wheelchair Basketball European Championships Tuesday at Nazareth, in the Galilee. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2011, 2:49 PM
Synagogue Sports League Creates Team Spirit

Synagogue Sports League Creates Team Spirit

If you thought religious Judaism and sports don’t mix, think again. The Petah Tikvah synagogue league proves otherwise. Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/31/2011, 3:10 AM
B-Ball Player Wore Sleeves

B-Ball Player Wore Sleeves

Basketball governing body allowed Naama Shafir to wear skin-toned elastic sleeves under game shirt.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2011, 5:14 PM
FIBA Refuses Shirt Request

FIBA Refuses Shirt Request

International Basketball Federation refuses to let a religious member of Israel’s women’s team wear a T-shirt under sleeveless game shirt. Gil Ronen, 6/15/2011, 5:48 PM
Israeli Hoop Star’s Cornflakes

Israeli Hoop Star’s Cornflakes

Israel’s Omri Casspi, star of the Sacramento Kings basketball team, is endorsing Israel’s Telma “Cornflakes of Champions” for $200,000.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/1/2011, 12:34 AM
NBA Stars, IAF Pilots Play Ball

NBA Stars, IAF Pilots Play Ball

NBA basketball stars got a look at the equipment for a different fast-paced game when they visited the IAF base at Hatzerim near Be'er Sheva.Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2010, 1:55 PM
NBA Player Not Jewish as Thought

NBA Player Not Jewish as Thought

Supposedly Jewish basketball player’s agent says story was blown out of proportion.Elad Benari, 8/2/2010, 2:07 AM
IDF Basketball Tourney is Back

IDF Basketball Tourney is Back

Chief of Staff Ashkenazi and the General Staff team will play against old-time all-stars. 24 teams to compete in championship.Gil Ronen, 6/8/2010, 10:46 PM
Yeshiva Sports: Prep for Life

Yeshiva Sports: Prep for Life

A simple basketball competition in the national religious yeshiva league may actually be preparation for future life skills and IDF service.Hana Levi Julian, 1/12/2010, 11:10 AM
Basketball Star Tells of Return

Basketball Star Tells of Return

Doron Sheffer, one of Israel’s greatest basketball players, shared his story of return to religious observance with a group of Jewish educators.Hillel Fendel, 11/9/2009, 11:47 AM
The Rabbi’s NBA Debut

The Rabbi’s NBA Debut

Israel’s Rabbi Grossman tried to make peace at a NY Knicks-Macabbi Tel Aviv fundraiser. The winner was his orphanage in northern Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/20/2009, 8:37 AM