Schedules & Scores
Men's National Team
Last Game - Eurobasket Qualifiers - Men
Men's National Team 61 - Bulgaria 69
Going Home with Serbia
Israel bounced back from a 16-point deficit after scoring only 14 points until the break, but bad calls and Zizis gave Greece the 67-61 win and the ticket to the Elite 8.
Bring on the Greeks
11 Years of loosing to Spain ended tonoght, as Israel Beat the Spaniards 85 - 77 and secured it's place in the next stage of 2005 Eurobasket where we will meet Greece
Too Tired for 40 Minutes
in the 31' minutes Afik Nissim equaled to 67 - 67 but then the Serbian ran 20 - 0 to win 93 - 77 at the end. Tommorow Israel need to win vs. Spain or to hope for a Serbian win vs. Latvia.
Huge defensive game by Yaniv Green covered for a slow evening by Burstein and led Israel to an important 74-65 win over Latvia, which almost surely send us to the next round.
Israel in Eurobasket 2005
Israeli National Team won 83 - 60 tonignt vs. Hungary and grabbed the last spot in Eurobasket 2005. First game on Friday vs. Latvia.
Burstein Doubtful for Hungary
Israel might play tonight one of its most important games, against Hungary, without captain Tal Burstein, who missed the morning practice because of a back injury.
40 Minutes Away
Israel overcame an early 17-point deficit despite a terrible free throw shooting night and with 9 late points by Hajaj defeated the Czech Republic 83-78. Tonight against Hungary, it's all or nothing.
Halperin Joins the NT
Yotam Halperin, who signed in Olimpija Ljubljana last week, will replace Barak Peleg in the national team 12-man roster to Novisad.
Israel Starts Vs. Czech Republic
Israel will rest on the first day of the additional qualifying tournament in Novisad, and then play the Czech Republic and Hungary day after day.
In a meaningless game in Groningen, Israel defeated Holland 82-78 and kept their perfect record before the tournament in Novisad.