Watch: Israeli NBA phenom creates all-Hebrew Twitter account

Watch: Israeli NBA phenom creates all-Hebrew Twitter account

Former Maccabi TLV star drafted 9th overall by Washington creates Hebrew Twitter page, lights first Hanukkah candle.ILTV, 12/13/2020, 10:20 PM
Israeli NBA star Deni Avdija lights Hanukkah candles

Israeli NBA star Deni Avdija lights Hanukkah candles

Israel's Deni Avdija, picked by the Washington Wizards, lights Hanukkah candles in team uniform as part of Israeli embassy online ceremonyEitan Divinsky, 12/12/2020, 8:10 PM
Israeli Teen Deni Avdija set to make history after NBA draft

Israeli Teen Deni Avdija set to make history after NBA draft

Israeli-Serbian basketball player Deni Avdija selected by Washington Wizards in 9th spot in NBA draft.i24NEWS, 11/19/2020, 5:02 PM
Israeli drafted to NBA: 'Amazing' to be able to represent Israel

Israeli drafted to NBA: 'Amazing' to be able to represent Israel

"For me to represent my country and be in the highest spot possible is amazing,” Deni Avdija says after being drafted in top ten.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2020, 11:41 AM
Israeli basketball player Deni Avdija drafted to the NBA

Israeli basketball player Deni Avdija drafted to the NBA

Avdija, 19, selected 9th overall by the Washington Wizards in the NBA draft.Elad Benari, 11/19/2020, 4:05 AM
NBA material? Obama shoots hoops like pro

NBA material? Obama shoots hoops like pro

'That's what I do,' exclaims bemused former US president, after succeeding in placing ball in hoop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2020, 9:36 AM
Sports expert: NBA filled with 'hypocrites, frauds'

Sports expert: NBA filled with 'hypocrites, frauds'

Outkick says NBA has lost its US audience who're not about to return in wake of league caving in to 'PC culture'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2020, 3:50 PM
Watch: 'Racism has been ended thanks to NBA and Barack Obama'

Watch: 'Racism has been ended thanks to NBA and Barack Obama'

Remember the short-lived NBA player boycott following the shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin? Turns out, Obama put an end to it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2020, 5:45 PM
Watch: 'BLM trying to destroy Western family structure'

Watch: 'BLM trying to destroy Western family structure'

Panel of NBA experts on 'BLM' being painted on stadium floors: 'Movement trying to destroy Western family structure'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2020, 5:39 PM
Watch: ESPN anchor says 'white privilege' got star coach hired

Watch: ESPN anchor says 'white privilege' got star coach hired

ESPN's Stephen A Smith joins medley of liberal sports broadcasters to blame 'white privilege' for lack of success, support BLM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2020, 10:05 PM
Watch: Is LeBron morally superior or is he hiding something?

Watch: Is LeBron morally superior or is he hiding something?

Political commentator and best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza takes issue with LeBron James for espousing his moral superiority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 9:32 PM
Watch: Are NBA social justice campaigns ruining league?

Watch: Are NBA social justice campaigns ruining league?

NBA ratings have record lows as players take on social justice issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 6:12 PM
Trump on the NBA: They’ve become like a political organization

Trump on the NBA: They’ve become like a political organization

NBA playoff games resume following boycott. Trump: Their ratings have been very bad because people are a little tired of the NBA.Neri Weiss, 8/30/2020, 5:04 AM
Jared Kushner: NBA players lucky to be rich enough to ‘take a night off from work’

Jared Kushner: NBA players lucky to be rich enough to ‘take a night off from work’

White House adviser and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner mocks NBA players who boycotted games in response to shooting of suspect in KenoshaMarcy Oster, JTA, 8/28/2020, 7:44 AM
Milwaukee Bucks boycott playoff game following Kenosha shooting

Milwaukee Bucks boycott playoff game following Kenosha shooting

NBA postpones three games following Milwaukee Bucks' boycott of Game 5 to protest police shooting of Jacob Blake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2020, 12:36 AM
NBA great Charles Barkley calls out Black sports figures and celebrities for anti-Semitism

NBA great Charles Barkley calls out Black sports figures and celebrities for anti-Semitism

'We can't allow blacks to be prejudiced if we want to be respected,' says former NBA star Charles Barkley, decrying anti-Semitism and racismMarcy Oster, JTA, 7/20/2020, 7:05 AM
Stephen Jackson defends DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts

Stephen Jackson defends DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts

Former NBA player says Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver was 'speaking the truth' when he posted fake Hitler quotes about Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2020, 4:54 PM
Israeli basketball star, Danny Abadia, declares for NBA draft

Israeli basketball star, Danny Abadia, declares for NBA draft

Maccabi Tel Aviv star announces he intends to enter the 2020 NBA draft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2020, 6:13 PM
Two LA Lakers players test positive for coronavirus

Two LA Lakers players test positive for coronavirus

Additional NBA players test positive for COVID-19, one week after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus.Elad Benari, 3/20/2020, 3:37 AM
NBA star Kevin Durant tests positive for coronavirus

NBA star Kevin Durant tests positive for coronavirus

Brooklyn Nets star one of four members of the team to test positive for COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2020, 12:01 AM
NBA suspends season due to coronavirus

NBA suspends season due to coronavirus

National Basketball Association announces that season is suspended until further notice after Utah Jazz player tests positive for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2020, 5:55 AM
Amar’e Stoudemire wipes away tears upon hearing of Kobe Bryant’s death

Amar’e Stoudemire wipes away tears upon hearing of Kobe Bryant’s death

Stoudemire wipes away tears during game in Israel upon hearing of death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant in helicopter crash.Marcy Oster - JTA, 1/27/2020, 6:50 PM
Former NBA commissioner David Stern dies at 77

Former NBA commissioner David Stern dies at 77

Stern, who is credited with leading NBA through a period of growth in the 1980s, dies several weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 11:24 PM
David Blatt signs with the New York Knicks

David Blatt signs with the New York Knicks

Israeli former Cleveland Cavaliers coach returns to NBA in consulting position for New York Knicks.Gary Willig, 12/18/2019, 9:27 PM
Jewish Raptors owner says boycott hasn't kept team from Israel

Jewish Raptors owner says boycott hasn't kept team from Israel

Co-owner of NBA's Toronto Raptors rejects claims boycott has kept the team from visiting Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/1/2019, 8:32 AM
NBA team refutes claims it caved to BDS

NBA team refutes claims it caved to BDS

Portland Trail Blazers refutes reports it ended sponsorship with rifle scope manufacturer who has contracts with IDF due to BDS pressure.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/13/2019, 11:41 PM
NBA star hosts basketball clinic for Orthodox and Muslim kids

NBA star hosts basketball clinic for Orthodox and Muslim kids

Boston Celtics basketball star Enes Kanter hosts free basketball clinic in Brooklyn for Muslim and Jewish kids.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/9/2019, 9:48 PM
Lamar Odom visits Lubavitcher Rebbe’s gravesite with his kids

Lamar Odom visits Lubavitcher Rebbe’s gravesite with his kids

“It’s a miracle to be here at this place with my children, reflecting on a better life we will build together,” former NBA star says.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 7/23/2019, 8:14 AM
Toronto Raptors Jewish co-owner: We'll visit Israel if we win

Toronto Raptors Jewish co-owner: We'll visit Israel if we win

Larry Tanenbaum, co-owner of team currently competing for NBA championship, says he'll bring the club to visit Israel if it wins the title.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/13/2019, 1:07 PM
The new face of anti-Semitism is black

The new face of anti-Semitism is black

Why can folks say hideous things about Jews and not be driven from the spotlight? Would they be as nonchalant if whites did the same about blacks? Nolan Finley, 12/30/2018, 7:44 PM
No LeBron, we don’t all stick together

No LeBron, we don’t all stick together

You could have used your fame as a force for fellowship, but you chose to go common. Jack Engelhard, 12/25/2018, 7:29 AM
Omri Casspi receives NBA championship ring

Omri Casspi receives NBA championship ring

First Israeli to play in the NBA receives his championship ring from the Golden State Warriors.Ben Ariel, 11/7/2018, 6:07 AM
NBA star shoots guns with Israeli police during visit

NBA star shoots guns with Israeli police during visit

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green visits police training centers during visit to Israel, prompting criticism from leftist groups.Charles Dunst, JTA, 7/12/2018, 9:03 AM
Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green visits Rivlin

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green visits Rivlin

All-Star forward for NBA champion Golden State Warriors visits Israel, meets President Rivlin in Jerusalem.JTA, 7/5/2018, 10:48 PM
Amar'e Stoudemire to return to Israel - if no NBA team wants him

Amar'e Stoudemire to return to Israel - if no NBA team wants him

Former NBA all-star plans to return to Israeli basketball, unless he is picked up by NBA team.JTA, 7/2/2018, 7:42 AM
Still in the NBA: Omri Casspi moves to Memphis

Still in the NBA: Omri Casspi moves to Memphis

Israeli player let go by league champion just ahead of playoffs signs with weak team - and it seems he will play a major role there.Nitzan Keidar, 7/1/2018, 9:07 AM
Does Omri Casspi have a chance to return to a leading NBA team?

Does Omri Casspi have a chance to return to a leading NBA team?

Behind the scenes in the Omri Casspi tragedyThe Land Of Israel Network, 4/10/2018, 6:31 PM
Warriors waive Omri Casspi after injury

Warriors waive Omri Casspi after injury

First-ever Israeli NBA player dropped right before playoffs to make room for Quinn Cook.Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2018, 11:15 AM
'The Land of Israel is not occupied'

'The Land of Israel is not occupied'

Culture Minister Miri Regev praises NBA for changing reference to 'Occupied Palestinian Territories' on website. 'No such country exists.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 11:52 AM
NBA apologizes for 'Occupied Palestinian Territories' listing

NBA apologizes for 'Occupied Palestinian Territories' listing

NBA clarifies it did not produce country listings for website, apologizes for oversight.Elad Benari, 12/29/2017, 4:34 AM
Did NBA call Judea and Samaria 'Occupied Palestine'?

Did NBA call Judea and Samaria 'Occupied Palestine'?

NBA website refers to Judea and Samaria as 'Occupied Palestinian Territories'.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 8:51 PM
Israeli NBA player skips preseason opener because of Yom Kippur

Israeli NBA player skips preseason opener because of Yom Kippur

Omri Casspi misses game between Golden State Warriors Denver Nuggets because it coincided with holiest day in the Jewish calendar.JTA, 10/1/2017, 10:49 PM
Israeli NBA star headlines int'l basketball camp in Israel

Israeli NBA star headlines int'l basketball camp in Israel

Israeli basketball star Omri Casspi of the Golden State Warriors was the face of this year's 'Basketball Without Borders.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2017, 2:26 PM
'Nothing really prepares you for visiting Auschwitz'

'Nothing really prepares you for visiting Auschwitz'

Former NBA star Ray Allen writes moving account of his Auschwitz visit.JTA, 8/14/2017, 7:26 AM
'A society that plays together, stays together'

'A society that plays together, stays together'

NBA delegation visits President Rivlin's home in Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 8/10/2017, 1:45 PM
76ers draft pick to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv

76ers draft pick to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv

Jonah Bolden, a second-round pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2017 NBA draft, will play in Israel for Maccabi Tel Aviv.JTA, 7/25/2017, 8:12 AM
Golden State Warriors sign Omri Casspi

Golden State Warriors sign Omri Casspi

Oakland-based basketball team picks up Israeli forward Omri Casspi with one-year contract.David Rosenberg, 7/5/2017, 9:36 AM
Omri Casspi signs with NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves

Omri Casspi signs with NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves

First Israeli NBA player signs with team vying for playoff spot as season nears its close.JTA, 3/21/2017, 10:05 PM
Casspi waived by New Orleans after breaking thumb

Casspi waived by New Orleans after breaking thumb

First Israeli to play in the NBA waived by New Orleans Pelicans less than a week after trade to the team.JTA, 2/28/2017, 3:59 AM
Israeli NBA star to be traded to New Orleans

Israeli NBA star to be traded to New Orleans

Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, is being traded from Sacramento Kings to New Orleans Pelicans.JTA, 2/20/2017, 4:28 PM
Watch: Chabad Hanukkah candle lighting at NBA game

Watch: Chabad Hanukkah candle lighting at NBA game

Chabad's 'Cteen' lights Hanukkah candles before 20,000 spectators at an NBA game in Brooklyn. 'Publicizing the miracle' - big time.Yoni Kempinski, 12/27/2016, 9:36 AM
Blatt to accept NBA championship ring

Blatt to accept NBA championship ring

David Blatt, Israeli American who was fired as head coach of the NBA champions, will accept a championship ring from the team.JTA, 10/6/2016, 6:25 AM
Chicago Bulls owner inducted into Hall of Fame

Chicago Bulls owner inducted into Hall of Fame

Jerry Reinsdorf, owner of the Chicago Bulls who has won six NBA championships, inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.JTA, 9/13/2016, 3:51 AM
Jewish NBA star to fly to Israel to fight BDS

Jewish NBA star to fly to Israel to fight BDS

Israeli NBA star Omri Casspi to arrive in Israel with fellow NBA players on Thursday as part of a public relations campaign for Israel.Tal Polon, 8/1/2016, 9:46 AM
NBA's Omri Casspi gushes about meeting with rabbi

NBA's Omri Casspi gushes about meeting with rabbi

1st Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi posts picture of himself praying in Tefilin, talks of meeting with rabbi to discuss Jewish values.Shai Landesman, 7/12/2016, 5:49 PM
Cleveland urged to give Blatt a championship ring

Cleveland urged to give Blatt a championship ring

MK Shai writes to owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, asks him to give a championship ring to former head coach David Blatt.JTA, 6/23/2016, 3:34 AM
NBA providing highlight clips with Israeli app

NBA providing highlight clips with Israeli app

App provides fans with customized in-game and post-game highlights in near real-time.Gil Ronen, 1/17/2016, 4:17 PM