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Maccabi men achieve club record

The Maccabi Lakers showed that last November’s extra-time Season 3 grand final triumph over UNSW Black was no fluke by winning the 2019 Season 1 decider 112-97 over minor premiers the Inner City Raptors on Monday night.

Grand final glory for Maccabi juniors

TWO Maccabi basketball teams won grand finals on the weekend while another two lost in the biggest match of the season.

Athletes ready for Maccabi junior carnival

EXCITEMENT is building for the 2017 Maccabi Australia Junior Carnival, which begins this Sunday in Perth.

Maccabi Tel Aviv toast of Europe

MACCABI Electra Tel Aviv have reached the pinnacle of European basketball for the sixth time in their storied history after winning the 2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Championship early Monday morning (Australian time).

Tamir takes his talents to the Holy Land

MELBOURNE basketball star Benji Tamir is plying his trade in Israel with third division club Hapoel Gezer-Na’an, which signed the young gun to a one-year deal after he impressed at the Maccabiah Games in July last year.

Juniors’ premiership joy

THREE junior Maccabi basketball teams celebrated premiership success over the weekend, with the boys’ under-16 Jets, under-14 Devils and under-12 Warriors all recording victories in their respective grand finals.

Israelis make history in NBA

BASKETBALLERS Omri Casspi and Gal Mekel made history last week, when they became the first ever Israeli pair to face off in an NBA game when Casspi’s Houston Rockets took on Mekel’s Dallas Mavericks.

Junior ballers’ triple treat

THREE of Maccabi’s junior teams took out grand finals in the City of Sydney Basketball Association on the weekend, with the under-16 girls Cheetahs, boys under-12 Kings and under-14 Devils coming away with their respective premierships.

Warriors’ winning end to roller-coaster year

THE Maccabi Warriors have had a successful finish to a horrid season in the Big V Division Two competition, knocking off finals hopefuls Coburg 72-56 in a superb away win on the weekend.

Like new: York’s half-century on the court

EXACTLY 44 years after representing Australia at the eighth Maccabiah Games in 1969, Maccabi Australia stalwart Tom York will return to Israel for the 19th edition of the Games, before heading to the World Masters Games in Turin, Italy.