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Winner League Standings
 1. Hapoel Eilat 19-10 
 2. Hapoel Holon 19-10 
 3. Maccabi T-A 18-11 
 4. Hapoel J-M 16-13 
 5. Bnei Hertzeliyya 16-13 
 6. Maccabi Haifa 15-14 
 7. Maccabi Rishon 15-14 
 8. Ironi Nahariya 15-14 
 9. Hapoel T-A 13-16 
 10. Maccabi Ashdod 12-17 
 11. Galil Gilboa 12-17 
 12. Maccabi K/G 4-25 
Full Standings
Last:4/28/2017
National League Stage Two Standings
Play-Offs
 1. Maccabi Raanana 18-8 
 2. Hapoel K/S 18-8 
 3. Hapoel B/S 17-9 
 4. Ironi Nes-Ziona 16-10 
 5. Hap.R/G Givat. 16-10 
 6. Macc.Rehovot 16-10 
 7. Ironi K-A 15-11 
 8. Maccabi H/H 15-11 
Play-Downs
 1. Hapoel Afula 12-14 
 2. Hap.Haifa 10-16 
 3. Hapoel Migd.H. 10-16 
 4. Galil Elion 10-16 
 5. Ramat Hasharon 5-21 
 6. Ironi Ramat Gan 4-22 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/7/2017
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Elitzur Ironi 18-1 
 2. Maccabi K/M 16-3 
 3. Hapoel Acre 12-6 
 4. Beitar K/Y 11-7 
 5. Hapoel Maa lot 11-7 
 6. Hapoel E/H 10-8 
 7. Hapoel Jat 9-9 
 8. Hapoel Zefat 9-10 
 9. Maccabi P/T 8-11 
 10. Macc.Hadera 7-11 
 11. Wingate Acad. 5-14 
 12. Hapoel Nesher 3-15 
 13. Hapoel L/H 1-18 
South
 1. Maccabi B/Y 15-2 
 2. Elitzur Yavne 12-5 
 3. Maccabi M/A 10-7 
 4. Maccabi M/S 10-7 
 5. Elitzur Ramla 10-8 
 6. Hapoel H/M 9-8 
 7. Hapoel H/A 9-9 
 8. Hapoel B/T 7-10 
 9. Hapoel Lod 7-10 
 10. Ironi K/O 7-10 
 11. Elitzur Ashkelon 6-11 
 12. Elitzur Macc. A 1-16 
Last:3/7/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 Real Madrid 23-7 
 2 CSKA 22-8 
 3 Olympiacos 19-11 
 4 Panathinaikos 19-11 
 5 Fenerbahce 18-12 
 6 Anadolu Efes 17-13 
 7 Baskonia 17-13 
 8 Darussafaka 16-14 
 9 Crvena Zvezda 16-14 
 10 Zalgiris 14-16 
 11 FC Barcelona 12-18 
 12 Galatasaray 11-19 
 13 Brose Bask. 10-20 
 14 Maccabi T-A 10-20 
 15 EA7 Armani 8-22 
 16 Unics 8-22 
Last:4/7/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group E
 1 Lokomotiv 5-1 
 2 Gran Canaria 4-2 
 3 Fuenlabrada 2-4 
 4 UCAM Murcia 1-5 
Group F
 1 B.Muenchen 6-0 
 2 Khimky 4-2 
 3 Lietkabelis 2-4 
 4 Ratiopharm 0-6 
Group G
 1 Hapoel J-M 5-1 
 2 Zenit 3-3 
 3 Lietuvos rytas 3-3 
 4 N.Novgorod 1-5 
Group H
 1 Valencia 6-0 
 2 Unicaja 3-3 
 3 Cedevita 2-4 
 4 ALBA 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/8/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Mark LYONS
  Hapoel T-A
  (185-PG-89)
  Avg: 20.2
 1. Lyons, Hapoel T-A20.2 
 2. Wyatt, Hapoel H.18.8 
 3. Selby, Maccabi K/G17.0 
 4. Simon, Maccabi .16.9 
 5. Milbourne, Hapoel E.16.8 
 6. Tucker, Hapoel T-A16.4 
 7. Siggers, Galil Gilboa16.2 
 8. Bowman, Maccabi .16.0 
 9. Bell, Hapoel Holon15.9 
 10. Holloway, Galil G.15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Karam MASHOUR
  Bnei H.
  (198-F-91)
  Avg: 10.3
 1. Mashour, Bnei H.10.3 
 2. Holloway, Galil G.10.0 
 3. Atkins, Hapoel Holon8.6 
 4. Adrien, Bnei H.8.2 
 5. Howell, Hapoel T-A7.8 
 6. Cohen, Maccabi .7.6 
 7. Carmichael, Maccabi .7.6 
 8. Iverson, Maccabi .7.2 
 9. Kitchen, Ironi N.6.8 
 10. Williams, Hapoel T.6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Gregory VARGAS
  Maccabi .
  (180-PG-86)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Vargas, Maccabi .6.8 
 2. Henry, Hapoel Eilat6.2 
 3. Kitchen, Ironi N.5.8 
 4. Blatt, Hapoel T-A5.5 
 5. Mekel, Maccabi T-A5.1 
 6. Taylor, Hapoel Holon4.9 
 7. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .4.6 
 8. Ewing, Maccabi .4.5 
 9. Limonad, Hapoel T.4.5 
 10. Lyons, Hapoel T-A4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Justin CARTER
  Maccabi .
  (193-G/F-87)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Carter, Maccabi .1.9 
 2. Shuchman, Galil G.1.9 
 3. Kinsey, Hapoel J-M1.8 
 4. Vargas, Maccabi .1.8 
 5. DiBartolomeo, Maccabi .1.8 
 6. Taylor, Maccabi .1.7 
 7. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.7 
 8. Howell, Hapoel T-A1.7 
 9. Dennis, Bnei H.1.7 
 10. Kitchen, Ironi N.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Eric GRIFFIN
  Galil Gilboa
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.7 
 2. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat1.5 
 3. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.2 
 4. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.2 
 5. Mitchell, Maccabi .1.1 
 6. Adrien, Bnei H.1.1 
 7. Chubrevich, Hapoel H.1.0 
 8. Daniels, Hapoel Eilat0.9 
 9. Carter, Maccabi .0.9 
 10. Kelly, Maccabi K/G0.9 
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Next Round Schedule

Round 30 (Regular Season)

Macc.Ashdod 50% May.3 Macc.Rishon
Bnei Hertzel May.3 Macc.Haifa 54%
Hapoel T-A 59% May.3 Galil Gilboa
Hap.Holon 92% May.3 Maccabi K/G
Maccabi T-A 55% May.3 Ironi Nahari
Hap.Eilat 65% May.3 Hapoel J-M
Next Round Schedule

Game 3 (Semi-Finals)

Hapoel K/S 63% Apr.28 Hapoel B/S
Ironi Nes-Zi 54% Apr.28 Maccabi H/H
Next Round Schedule

Game 4 (Quarter-Finals)

Darussafaka Apr.28 Real Madrid 55%
Anadolu Efes 67% Apr.28 Olympiacos
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Banvit BK 58% Apr.28 Monaco
Iberostar Te 60% Apr.28 Umana VE
Special interview with Bilal Benn - the MVP of National league - May 28, 2013


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Bilal Benn
Niagara alumni guard Bilal Benn (196-G/F-86), traveled to Portugal and Lithuania before leaving a strong mark on Israel's national league. Ironi Nes-Ziona recruited Benn midseason last year and have now, led by Ben's dominant overall performances, qualified for Israel's Basketball Superleague, after winning the minor-league playoffs finals series 3:1. Ben was named Most Valuable Player. One of the main reasons that Nes Ziona's 2012-2013 campaign was so succesfull was benn super play. He led his team in almost all categories , scoring 19 points , grabing 9.7 rebounds and dishing 4.4 assists per game and showed that he is ready to play at much higher level.

1. you had an outstanding season personal wise and team wise. Sum up the season in your words.

"very emotional and physically draining because you always want more for yourself and I'm somebody whose never satisfied with my game and no matter how good I'm doing I'm always trying to figure out how can I be better all the time and sometimes it can hurt my game.. My team with through alot of struggles with ourselves and we got on one page quickly when we brought Cyrus Tate on the team".

2. You arrived here mid of last season, what are the differences between this year's team to last year's and what were the reasons for the team to move up to the Premier (Winner) league?

"Alot of differences . add on more players who can help us rather then only help there stats, the coach was more relaxed in knowing and trusting me from the start rather then waiting till the end. Just having one goal was to win the championship... Mentally I was great this year nothing could really break my faith in myself this season... And all my teammates came prepared they had a great summer also.. We just worked so hard individually and as a team That made us very strong".

3. You played with a serious injury the last playoff games - how much did it affect you and were you not afraid to risk your career by making it worst?

"It affected me alot... Specially knowing I could just risk a injury more but to know I didn't even try and let myself and my team down , I think that would hurt more then anything . My knee will heel we knew that all I have to do is strengthen it this summer it wasn't anything a surgery could do... And yes that cross my mind but I have alot of faith God brought me this far all season I do think he was gonna let anything happen to me.. I joke around alot and say I played with a halo on my head this season bc it was alot of times I was close to getting hurt and moved just In time .. So I was blessed to be able to down the stretch in the games just forget about it during money time".

4. Before you came here you have played at Portugal first league and Lithuania's. What are the differences between those and the second league here?

"Just the style of play really.. Lithuania I loved the league it was really league for men.. The toughness the whole european style I loved it.. The Intelligents is amazing .. The best shooters I ever seen ...also my coach didn't speak English so it was different ... But yea the league itself is great they really bring ya game out and make u better over there... Portugal was more of older guys and not so fast run a play .. Israel second league is more of everybody wants to score , so it kinda made it easier for me this year bc I've always done the little things my career so when I added scoring to it , it made everything in my game come together".

5. What do you think about the level of basketball in Israel and what do you think about how Israel sees its basketball?

"Honestly it's like playing in college..style of play is similar to me... I think they mirror they game after the USA alot... And the NBA".

6. As an American citizen, what do you think about Israel as a country after living here for more than a year and how would you explain the situation here to people as the states?

"Oh people from home if u live close to tel aviv your gonna love it it reminds me of cali alot.. The food is great people are great.. U can shop do whatever you want ... A beach is everywhere it's like playing in paradise".

7. Do you feel that the time period as Ness Tziona helped you to develop your skills and if so, how exactly?

"Yes I do , my coach has helped me so much to learn the point guard position . Just making a easy pass rather then looking for something more..and letting my teammates make choices rather then me trying to force a pass.. And just my confidence this year.. No matter how bad I played I had the ball in my hands at the end of the game and it's no better feeling then knowing u missed ten shots and ya coach know u gonna make the last one.....People don't know I had the keys to my gym the team gave me so I could work on my game whenever I wanted to the point where they told me I couldn't be in the gym after 12 midnight bc I would go in all kinds of hours ".

8. Since you are playing here for a season and a half, have you seen games of the Israeli Winner League, what do you think of the level? Do you think there are differences between the First league and the Second league? If so, what are they?

"Of corse better players more Americans.. I think it's a great league.. I think it's more space to do ya thing because the shooters are so great in the first league so they can't help as much.. Really a opportunity to show ya game and become a great teammate and passer.... But the talent level is thru the roof... I mean look at the rosters NBA is all over it"

9. During the time playing at the Second league, did First division league showed interest in you?

"I have no idea I tell my agents if nobody is making a offer don't even tell me because its a waste of time.. It's like getting ya first d1 letter from college it don't mean they want you your just on the mailing list incase you become a great player".

10. Do you want to continue playing for Ness Tziona at the Winner league or maybe any other team? Which First league teams you are most impressed of?

"If the details of my contract are good for me yes but I will seek my options. My teams to watch is hopeal tel aviv, maccabii, Netanya ,eliat,haifa, they all play together well... I don't know it's about timing and situation ...and if the coach will let me play my game".

11. You are a very versatile player and can play few positions, which position is your favorite?

"Love playing the point guard... Just love having the ball in my hands.. I worked hard to develop that skill.. People forget I played it In hs alot and at Villanova only when I got to Niagara I didn't play it because of four guard offense and I was the biggest guard by 4 inches ".

12. You have started playing college basketball for a big program at Villanova and transferred after two years to Niagara and became a key player over there. Looking back, how important was that move for you and did it affect your pro career?

"Yes it was very important my coach joe from Niagara was like a father from the jump he said we going to live in die with the player you are.. I can remember my first maac game he told me before I left out the locker room he said don't worry about nothing you've done everything we asked you to do just forget about everything and have fun I had 26 and 16 rebounds .. Like just him alone was important for my pro career he still messages me email all day .. It was the best move... But I learned so much from Villanova .. That's why I rebound how I do and the Intense game I bring is bc of playing there and being a winner.. I seen Randy Kyle mike and allan ray do it it would only rub off on me and I took it to Niagara with me... So both school had a huge affect on the player I am Niagara made my pro career"

13. Which players influenced you the most since you started to play basketball and who are your role models?

"Mustafa shakur from Arizona , Randy foye from Villanova and alvin willams that was with the raptors those have the most Influence on my game I'm good friends with them and watched them play a million times... And those the guys I look up to.. MY grandmother and uncles are my role models as far as off the court but on the court those guys".

14. What is your dream and what is your next move in your career?

"My dream my dreams are limited I have goals.. My goals is to one day walk in a NBA locker room rather it be practice or game and have benn on the back of the jersey..I Just want a chance a real chance not just okay we brung you in just to be here . Like they analyze me as a player and tell me if I am or not a NBA player.. And whatever the result I can live with Ima real reality type of person and I can handle the truth I handled it all my life.. And it got me my first championship every time somebody has said he can't do this I prove the wrong so I'm waiting on the next critique but till then ima enjoy this Championship".
  




Carmel
Bouchman
Recap of National League Round 2 of Semi-Finals - 2 days ago
Maccabi H/H - Ironi Nes-Ziona 105-99 Maccabi Hod Hasharon rallied past Ironi Nes-Ziona to even the series at 1-1. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Hasharon made 7 blocks. 29 personal fouls committed by Ironi Nes-Ziona helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Power forward Carmel Bouchman (205-91, college: Temple) had a double-double by scoring 25 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocks to lead the charge for the winners and point guard Oded Shaasho...   [read more]

Elad Knafo
Knafo is back at Maccabi Kiryat Gat - 3 days ago
Maccabi Kiryat Gat (Winner League) signed 28-year old forward Elad Knafo (197-89). It is actually his comeback to Kiryat Gat as he has played here before. Knafo He started the season at Hapoel Hevel Modi'in, the newcomer in Artzit. Knafo helped his team to make it to the National League Final in 2007. He has played previously for six other teams: Ironi Nahariya, Maccabi Ashdod, Hapoel Beeri, Elitzur Yavne, Hapoel Afula and Maccabi Ma'ale Adumim.   [read more]

Anton
Shoutvin
Shoutvin is back at Maccabi Haifa - 3 days ago
Maccabi Hunter Haifa (Winner League) agreed terms with 28-year old Israeli center Anton Shoutvin (206-95kg-89). It is actually his comeback to Maccabi Haifa as he has played here before. Shoutvin He started the season at Iskra Svit in Slovakian SBL league. In 41 games he had very impressive stats: 15.6ppg, 5.7rpg and 1.2apg this season. Shoutvin helped them to make it to the Slovakian Cup Semifinals. The last season he played at Hapoel Beer Sheva (National League) where in 29 games he rec...   [read more]


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Hapoel Tel Aviv sign LaRon Dendy, ex Duzce Bld. - 4 days ago  
Maccabi Haifa tabs Rashaun Freeman, ex Hispano Am. - 4 days ago  
Bnei Hertzeliyya signs Darrell Williams - 4 days ago  
Israeli Winner League round 28 best performance: Jake Cohen - 4 days ago  
Winner League Round 28: Hapoel Holon is defeated by Hapoel Jerusalem - 5 days ago  
National League Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Hapoel K/S and Ironi Nes-Ziona celebrate victories - 6 days ago  
D'or Fischer's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Israelis playing currently abroad: - 8 days ago  
Florida lands star transfer Egor Koulechov from Rice - 8 days ago  
Israeli League All-Star Game 2017 Rosters - 9 days ago  
Rest of the World celebrate victory in 2017 All-Star Game - 10 days ago  
Holloway's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 11 days ago  
Winner League Round 27: Hapoel Eilat defeats leader Hapoel Holon - 12 days ago  
National League Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. Semifinals are all set - 12 days ago  
Williams left Hapoel Tel Aviv - 12 days ago  
Hapoel Jerusalem lands Richard Howell - 15 days ago  
Recap of National League Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 15 days ago  
Alex Tyus selected the top Israeli playing abroad in last week's games - 15 days ago  
Best players of Israeli Winner League round 26 - 17 days ago  
Winner League Round 26: Hapoel Holon keeps a leadership position - 18 days ago  
Brandon Triche signs at Bnei Hertzeliyya - 19 days ago  
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