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Watch: Basketball player saves ref's life

The semi-professional 25-year-old says he 'never stands by on the sidelines.'

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This Muslim basketball star is teaching Holocaust education

NBA star Enes Kanter Freedom brings Holocaust education to Muslim school in Brooklyn.

This Muslim basketball star is teaching Holocaust education

Jewish basketball legend Sue Bird will retire after this season

Jewish four-time league champion and five-time Olympic gold medalist announces that she will retire following the 2022 season.

Jewish basketball legend Sue Bird to retire after this season

Stephen Curry wore a Hebrew sweatshirt at the NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry seen wearing hoodie with Hebrew on it following Game 4 of the finals.

Stephen Curry wore a Hebrew sweatshirt at the NBA Finalsplayer

Israeli basketball fans attacked while attending Spanish tournament

Fans of Hapoel Holon attending basketball tournament in Bilbao, Spain attacked by pro-Palestinian protestors following antisemitic chants.

Israeli basketball fans attacked during Spanish tournament

Ray Allen on his visit to Binyamin: An important part of our history is here.

Former NBA champion and hall of famer visits historic Shiloh where the Biblical Tabernacle stood. 'There is an amazing story here.'

Ray Allen visits Binyamin: Important part of our history hereplayer

This Orthodox Jewish basketball player dreams of making it big

Could Ryan Turell become the first Orthodox Jew to play in the NBA? Scouts say it’s a long shot.

This Orthodox Jewish basketball player dreams of making it big

YU's Ryan Turell enters NBA draft, hoping to become NBA’s 1st Orthodox player

Yeshiva University's Ryan Turell enters NBA draft, hoping to become league's first Orthodox Jewish player.

YU basketball star hopes to become NBA's first Orthodox player

Watch: American basketball player facing up to 10 years of jail in Russia

One of the top women's basketball players held up at a Moscow airport on allegations of transporting drugs, facing up to 10 years in jail.

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Indianapolis man charged in double shooting at Jewish Community Center

19-year old charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting two men during basketball game at Indianapolis Jewish Community Center.

Indianapolis man charged in double shooting at JCC

YU basketball eliminated after historic season

After record-breaking win-streak, Yeshiva University team eliminated from the NCAA Division III tournament.

YU basketball eliminated after historic season

Watch: Crazy buzzer beater

NBA player on New Orleans Pelicans Brandon Ingram makes an unexpected shot at the buzzer.

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Kansas high school basketball players filmed giving Nazi salutes

Players on a Kansas high school basketball team were recently filed in a 'horrific' video giving Nazi salutes while a German song played.

Kansas high school basketball players filmed giving Nazi salutes

In first, Israeli to play in Moroccan basketball league

Forward Mohamed Abu Arisha gears up to play for AMI Basket, an Ifrane-based team that competes in Morocco's national top-level league.

In first, Israeli to play in Moroccan basketball league

Yeshiva University basketball team ends historic 50-game winning streak

With Thursday night loss, Yeshiva U team ends winning streak that lasted for an astonishing 50 games.

Yeshiva U basketball team ends historic 50-game winning streak

'Is this really YU?' Basketball team keeps winning

Yeshiva University's basketball team is 14-0 this year with a 50 game winning streak.

'Is this really YU?' Basketball team keeps winning

Dramatic comeback for Jerusalem basketball team in Turkey

After a lackluster start to the season, Hapoel Jerusalem bested a Turkish team by twenty points to stay in the running.

Dramatic comeback for Jerusalem basketball team in Turkey

Yeshiva U’s basketball team is No. 1 in poll of NCAA’s Division III

Poll of top teams in Division III men’s college basketball placed the Macs first — well ahead of competitors, with 13 first-place votes.

Yeshiva U’s basketball team No. 1 in poll of NCAA’s Division III

Watch: When PM Bennett played ball with basketball player Bennett

PM Bennett visits Hapoel Jerusalem practice, where he makes pass to player Anthony Bennett. 'We gotta do this more often.'

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Israeli basketball player debuts with Boston Celtics

Israeli point guard Yam Madar scores 8 points in his first game in a Boston Celtics in NBA Summer League.

Israeli basketball player debuts with Boston Celticsplayer

Sue Bird, the Jewish basketball superstar, wins 5th gold medal in 5 Olympic outings

In their 5th Olympic appearance, Sue Bird and teammate Diana Taurasi win their 5th gold medal, the only basketball players ever to do so.

Jewish basketball star Sue Bird wins 5th Olympic gold medal

Watch: Basketball robot wows at halftime of Olympic game

The Japanese invention wowed the crowd of reporters on hand for the contest, making 2/2 very impressive, long-range shots.

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Omri Caspi to retire from basketball

"I reached peaks that I never dreamed of, and now's the time for something new."

Omri Caspi to retire from basketball

Maale Adumim basketball team advances to national league

Maccabi Maale Adumim becomes first team from Judea and Samaria to play in either of the first two divisions of Israel Basketball.

Maale Adumim basketball team advances to national league

Ex-Israeli basketball star to coach Duke team

Jon Scheyer to replace legendary Mike Krzyzewski as Duke basketball coach.

Ex-Israeli basketball star to coach Duke team

Maccabi Tel Aviv wins State Cup

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeats Maccabi Rishon Lezion by a score of 86-69 to clinch the State Cup.

Maccabi Tel Aviv wins State Cup

Watch: NBA star 'can't focus on basketball because of Gaza'

Brooklyn star Kyrie Irving, who recently announced conversion to Islam, said he was more worried about 'babies killed' than basketball.

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Nets star says more focused on Israel-Gaza than NBA playoffs

NBA star Kyrie Irving says violence 'too much,' calls on fans to join anti-war movement.

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Ironi Ness Ziona crowned FIBA Europe Cup champions

Ironi Ness Ziona basketball team defeats Stal Ostrow from Poland, winning its first ever championship, in Israel or abroad.

Ironi Ness Ziona crowned FIBA Europe Cup champions

Israeli basketball phenom, Deni Avdija, suffers season ending injury

Israel's Deni Avdija wheeled off following a bad ankle injury during a game against the Golden State Warriors.

Israeli basketball phenom suffers season ending injury player

Yeshiva U basketball star set on becoming NBA’s first Orthodox Jew

Last year Ryan Turell began turning heads with his impressive play, then the pandemic hit and the season was cancelled.

Orthodox basketball player has eyes on NBA

Kobi Aflalo to sing at NBA event

Israeli singer will sing American anthem ahead of game between Washington Wizards and LA Clippers.

Kobi Aflalo to sing at NBA event

Yeshiva University men’s basketball is on a 35-game winning streak

The streak is the third longest in Division III men’s basketball history and longest among all current NCAA Division I, II and III teams.

YU men’s basketball is on a 35-game winning streak

Watch: Israeli NBA player Deni Avdija's outstanding performance in Miami

Israeli sensation & Wizards rooky Deni Avdija scores 13 points, grabs 4 rebounds in victory over Miami Heat.

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TJ Cline is thinking of signing with Maccabi TA

Born in America and currently playing in Italy, TJ Cline has divulged that he is considering moving to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv

American-Israeli basketball player considering Tel Aviv

Denji Advija out of Israel Proving A Good Find For Fantasy Owners

It’s an uncommon sight in the NBA to see players who have Israel listed as their home country -

Denji Advija  Proving A Good Find For Fantasy Owners

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.

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Israeli basketball player Deni Avdija drafted to the NBA

Avdija, 19, selected 9th overall by the Washington Wizards in the NBA draft.

Israeli basketball player Deni Avdija drafted to the NBAplayer

NBA material? Obama shoots hoops like pro

'That's what I do,' exclaims bemused former US president, after succeeding in placing ball in hoop.

NBA material? Obama shoots hoops like proplayer

Amar’e Stoudemire completes his conversion to Judaism

Former NBA star and Israeli citizen posts that he has completed the process of converting to Judaism.

Amar’e Stoudemire completes his conversion to Judaism