Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
Roster
No.PlayerCountryPos.HeightBorn
4 RICE, TYRESE USA Guard 1.85 1987
5 JAMES, SHAWN USA Center 2.08 1983
6 SMITH, DEVIN USA Guard 1.96 1983
7 HICKMAN, RICKY USA Guard 1.89 1985
8 INGLES, JOE Australia Forward 2.03 1987
9 TYUS, ALEX Israel Forward 2.03 1988
10 PNINI, GUY Israel Forward 2.01 1983
11 ZIZIC, ANDRIJA Croatia Center 2.06 1980
12 OHAYON, YOGEV Israel Guard 1.89 1987
13 BLU, DAVID Israel Forward 2.01 1980
14 ALTIT, BEN AVI ALBERT Israel Center 2.08 1993
15 LANDESBERG, SYLVEN Israel Forward 1.98 1990
21 SCHORTSANITIS, SOFOKLIS Greece Center 2.06 1985
22 HARARI, ARAD Israel Guard 1.96 1994
 Head Coach    
  BLATT, DAVID Israel    

Team latest news

Still a long way to go

Hello, Euroleague fans, Joe Ingles from Maccabi Electra here! My first blog comes at the right time: last night, we rallied to beat EA7 Emporio Armani and lead our playoff series.

Club info
Maccabi Tel Aviv has been among the very elite European teams of the last half century of European basketball and continues to be a force to be reckoned with every season. Fueled by some of the most-loyal fans in the world, Thursday nights in Tel Aviv are set aside for Maccabi and the team continues to impress and deliver results year after year. Legends Tal Brody and Miki Berkowitz put Israel on the international sporting map in the 1970s and Maccabi has stood proudly since. The club has also dominated its local scene with 50 Israeli League titles, while amassing five European titles and appearing in 14 continental championship games, which is second most to only Real Madrid. The Maccabi formula of complementing the best Israeli players with talented, committed stars from abroad always seems to work. Players like Berkowitz, Brody, Motti Aroesti, Kevin Magee, Doron Jamchy, Earl Williams and Aulcie Perry and more recently Derrick Sharp, Sarunas Jasikevicius, Anthony Parker and Nikola Vujcic belong to the elite of all-time European basketball greats. Maccabi won its first Euroleague title in 1977 and did it again in 1981 with Berkowitz as the big star. Maccabi had to wait until 2001 to lift the SuproLeague trophy, which broke a string of five continental final appearances that ended the wrong way. Maccabi fans did not have to wait much longer for another big title. Sharp’s miracle three-pointer to survive the 2003-04 Top 16 has become one of the classic shots in basketball history and simply unforgettable for any Maccabi fan. Once in the 2004 Final Four, Maccabi turned to record breaking with an outstanding 118-point title game performance to batter Bologna. The next year Maccabi became the first team to repeat as Euroleague champion since Split in 1991. Jasikevicius, Parker, Tal Burstein, Maceo Baston and Vujcic, coached by Pini Gershon, became a classic lineup in European basketball history. Maccabi got back to the Euroleague final for the third year in a row in 2006, but CSKA stood in the way of a three-peat. CSKA remained a thorn in Maccabi’s side, downing Maccabi in the 2007 playoffs and the 2008 Euroleague final. Maccabi did not get back to the Final Four again until the 2010-11 season, when Coach David Blatt, Sofoklis Schortsanitis, Jeremy Pargo and Lior Eliyahu joined David Blu, Chuck Eidson and Doron Perkins to make up a strong team. Maccabi knocked off Madrid in the semifinal to reach the title game, but Panathinaikos prevailed in the final. Tel Aviv has been back to the playoffs in each of the past two seasons, but came up short in 2012 against Panathinaikos in a series for the ages and then lost to Madrid last season. The 2012-13 season ended with a bitter taste when Maccabi lost the Israeli title, but that should only serve to bring the yellow-and-blue back as hungry as ever to fight to reach the Final Four once more.
Trophy Case
Euroleague: 1977, 1981, 2004, 2005
Suproleague: 2001
Israeli National League: 50 titles, last 2011-12
Israeli National Cup: 41 titles, last 2014
Adriatic League: 2012
President Shimon Mizrahi
Address Hayarkon St. 293 63504 Tel Aviv - Israel
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