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Winner League Standings
 1. Hapoel Holon 22-11 
 2. Hapoel Eilat 21-12 
 3. Hapoel J-M 19-14 
 4. Maccabi T-A 19-14 
 5. Bnei Hertzeliyya 18-15 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 18-15 
 7. Maccabi Rishon 17-16 
 8. Maccabi Haifa 16-17 
 9. Galil Gilboa 15-18 
 10. Hapoel T-A 14-19 
 11. Maccabi Ashdod 13-20 
 12. Maccabi K/G 6-27 
Full Standings
Last:5/16/2017
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
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: 20.1
 1. Lyons, Hapoel T-A20.1 
 2. Wyatt, Hapoel H.18.8 
 3. Selby, Maccabi K/G17.5 
 4. Simon, Maccabi .17.2 
 5. Siggers, Galil Gilboa17.1 
 6. Hopson, Ironi N.17.0 
 7. Holloway, Hapoel H.16.4 
 8. Milbourne, Hapoel E.16.3 
 9. Bowman, Maccabi .16.1 
 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.8.0 
 5. Howell, Hapoel T-A7.8 
 6. Cohen, Maccabi .7.7 
 7. Carmichael, Maccabi .7.1 
 8. Griffin, Galil Gilboa7.1 
 9. Iverson, Maccabi .7.0 
 10. Kitchen, Ironi N.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Gregory VARGAS
  Maccabi .
  (180-PG-86)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Vargas, Maccabi .6.7 
 2. Henry, Hapoel Eilat6.1 
 3. Kitchen, Ironi N.5.8 
 4. Blatt, Hapoel T-A5.4 
 5. Mekel, Maccabi T-A5.0 
 6. Lyons, Hapoel T-A4.8 
 7. Ben-Chimol, Maccabi .4.6 
 8. Ewing, Maccabi .4.5 
 9. Limonad, Hapoel T.4.4 
 10. Selby, Maccabi K/G4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Joaquin SHUCHMAN
  Galil G.
  (191-G-95)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Shuchman, Galil G.2.1 
 2. Long, Maccabi .2.0 
 3. Vargas, Maccabi .2.0 
 4. Carter, Maccabi .1.8 
 5. Kinsey, Hapoel J-M1.8 
 6. Henry, Hapoel Eilat1.8 
 7. Dennis, Bnei H.1.7 
 8. Howell, Hapoel T-A1.7 
 9. Taylor, Maccabi .1.7 
 10. Seeley, Maccabi .1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Eric GRIFFIN
  Galil Gilboa
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Griffin, Galil Gilboa1.8 
 2. Buckner, Hapoel Eilat1.3 
 3. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.3 
 4. Jones, Hapoel J-M1.2 
 5. Mitchell, Maccabi .1.1 
 6. Adrien, Bnei H.1.0 
 7. Carter, Maccabi .0.9 
 8. Chubrevich, Hapoel H.0.9 
 9. Daniels, Hapoel Eilat0.9 
 10. Kelly, Maccabi K/G0.9 
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Ironi Nahari May.29 Hapoel J-M 53%
Bnei Hertzel 68% May.28 Maccabi T-A
Macc.Rishon 63% May.28 Hap.Eilat
Macc.Haifa May.27 Hap.Holon 56%
Special interview with Oded Brandwein - Mar 25, 2013


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In the last two seasons, Oded Brandwein (186-G-88, agency: N.E.T.) is one of the best point guards in the Polish league but in spite of this fact he still doesn't get too much recognition in his homeland. 2 years ago, The young Israeli decided to leave his place of birth and used his Polish roots to get a Polish passport and move to Poland. His first stop in Poland was Kotwica Kolobrzeg and after a successful season he moved last summer to Energa Czarni Slupsk. Brandwein started the season as a backup point guard but since the management brought coach Andrej Urlep he became the leader of his team and established himself as one of the best guards in Poland. On passover evening Brendwein sat with Eurobasket for a special interview.

How does it feel like being an Israeli in Poland?

"To live here as an Israeli for sure its something that has a special meaning. There is so much history for the jewish people in Poland and i feel that its a big respect to live here. That is my second season here and i feel much more comfortable. i feel loose and i like what im doing and m teammates and its definitely a very positive experience for me. I even learned to speak a little bit Polish and i understand the language".

How did you adjust to the life in Poland?

"It wasnt an easy thing to do cause there is a big difference between lifestyle in Israel and Poland. I think that the true character and nature of a person discovered when he is out of his comfort zone and needs to handle situation he is not use to. If you wand to succeed in this kind of transition you need to be strong and patient and to work hard each and every day. I love the game and love to work hard and get better. For me its a big privilege to get up in the morning and go to a job that i love and no matter in which country im doing it. Its just a question of how much you willing to sacrifice for your goal and dreams and im willing to sacrifice a lot for it".

What made you stay in Poland for another season?

" I had a great time at Kotwica last year. It was a strong experience for me and it made me stronger. I learned a lot about myself and im thankful for the trust that they had in me and for the opportunity to get the exposure in the Polish league. Czarni saw me play last season and showed interest in me".

You started this season as a backup point guard but now you are the leader of the team. How did it happen?

"Some coaches decides who will be the leader point guard just because of the resume of the players and others are much more open minded and looks on the present and the abilities of the players. The old coach decide that i wont be starting point guard no matter what, because that another player on the roster had better resume and he wasnt even looking who is better. It was very frustrating for me. Its hard to do your best at practice when you know that your coach dont care how much you work and fight for your place on that team. In spite of that, i didnt let my head down and fight as much as i could. Coach Urlep is different and he is always aware of his players shape. Im going to each practice with full motivation and a player that doesnt do that will suffer cause here no one is safe and everybody fights for his position on the team. Its good and healthy competition that keeps everyone alerts and with best shape. Our season has changed for the best since Coach Urlep came and he is not only a very high level coach, he is a person that people respect and honor. He is our undisputed leader and the best coach i ever played for".

How do you compare the level between Israeli and Polish league?

" The polish league is in good level and very competitive. the teams are well coached and coming to win in each and every game. There are a lot of good players and all the conditions that can bring success. Its less than the quality of the Spanish and Russian leagues but i have no doubt that the difference are less than everyone thinks. There are 4 teams that plays in European cups and did good. Since i left Israel i can say that im getting more focused and know better how to be a professional basketball player and im gaining more tools. Its starts already in the summer, that for me is very intense and includes a lot of hard work ,physically and also on improving my basketball skills. Im pushing myself knowing that if i wont do it no one will do it for me. My philosophy is to focus on the present and do the maximum".

Do you think that there are too many foreigners in the Israeli league?

" Its not a matter of number, its the attitude. In Israel the Americans status is stronger than the teams and i think that there is no chance that my case here could happen in Israel, when the head coach prefers a local player over an American. No way that an Israeli coach will let me play and put the American on the bench. Thats the attitude. If i will be better than the foreigner the Israeli team will bring someone instead of him and i will stay on the bench as a substitute".

How much it effected your decision to stay in europe?

" I didnt even thought about getting back to Israel. I came here because i wanted more exposure in a competitive league. In Poland there are four teams that can give you the exposure and in Israel there are only Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem. I think that the exposure i get in Poland is better than what i could get in Israel and it can lead to big contract in a big league. This summer i already got offers from the spanish LEB gold and from Greece, Holland and Cyprus. Most of Israeli players leaving Israel because they think they can earn more money and they dont understand that if you not a Maccabi player or national team player, you have to prove yourself before you get the big money. I have spent a lot of money on personal training. I had a great advisor name Uri Barnea and an American agent that helped me getting a tryout in Poland while i was playing in Israeli second division. Im sure that next season i will play in a team that plays in Europe and has great ambitious. I dont think about getting back to Israel and it will take a very special offer to make me consider getting back".

Did you keep in touch with the other Israeli that playing this year at Poland- Robert Rothbart

"Off course that me and Robert are in touch and i can say he is a great player and also a fun guy to be with. He is having a great season so far personally and everybody is aware to his abilities. After that we won his team he came to congratulate me. I wish him and his team all the best"

How would you describe the relations with your teammates?

"Many of my teammates are best friends of mine and i have good relations with the polish players and also with the Americans. There is a great atmosphere in our locker-room".

What do you like to do in your free time?

" I dedicate most of my free time for rest cause we have very intense practices so we need to rest and eat when we have free time. I use Skype to keep in touch with my family and my girlfriend from Israel".

Israel national team will play this summer in the European championship. Do you think you deserve to play there?

"I dont see it happen. Im realistic and know that i need to improve my game first".   




Derwin
Kitchen
Winner League Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 2 days ago
Hapoel J-M - Ironi Nahariya 85-86 Hapoel Jerusalem was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Americans were the main players on the court. Point guard Derwin Kitchen (194-86, college: Florida St.) stepped up and scored 19 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners and Tyrone Nash (203-88, college: Notre Dame) chipped in 9 points and 11 rebounds. At the losing side point guard Curtis Jerrells (185-87, college: Baylor) respond...   [read more]

Vernon Teel
Eurobasket.com All-Israeli National League Awards 2017 - 4 days ago
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Jeff Adrien
Adrien's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 9 days ago
30-year old forward Jeff Adrien (201-F-86) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Bnei Hertzeliyya and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 33. He had a double-double of 27 points and 15 rebounds, while his team lost the game against Maccabi Rishon (#7, 17-16) 104-110. Bnei Hertzeliyya maintains the 5th position in Israeli league. Bnei Hertzeliyya is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings.    [read more]


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