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Winner League Standings
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Galil Gilboa 0-0 
 3. Hapoel Eilat 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Hapoel T-A 0-0 
 7. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 8. Maccabi Ashdod 0-0 
 9. Maccabi Haifa 0-0 
 10. Maccabi K/G 0-0 
 11. Maccabi Rishon 0-0 
 12. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
Last:8/19/2016
National League Standings
 1. Hap.Haifa 0-0 
 2. Hap.R/G Givat. 0-0 
 3. Hapoel B/S 0-0 
 4. Hapoel G/A 0-0 
 5. Hapoel K/S 0-0 
 6. Hapoel Kazrin 0-0 
 7. Hapoel Migd.H. 0-0 
 8. Ironi K-A 0-0 
 9. Ironi Nes-Ziona 0-0 
 10. Ironi Ramat Gan 0-0 
 11. Macc.Rehovot 0-0 
 12. Maccabi H/H 0-0 
 13. Maccabi Raanana 0-0 
 14. Ramat Hasharon 0-0 
Last:9/2/2016
Artzit Standings
North
 1. Beitar K/Y 0-0 
 2. Elitzur Ironi 0-0 
 3. Hapoel Acre 0-0 
 4. Hapoel E/H 0-0 
 5. Hapoel Jat 0-0 
 6. Hapoel L/H 0-0 
 7. Hapoel Maa lot 0-0 
 8. Hapoel Nesher 0-0 
 9. Hapoel Zefat 0-0 
 10. Macc.Hadera 0-0 
 11. Maccabi K/M 0-0 
 12. Maccabi P/T 0-0 
 13. Wingate Acad. 0-0 
South
 1. Elitzur Ashkelon 0-0 
 2. Elitzur Eto A. 0-0 
 3. Elitzur Ramla 0-0 
 4. Elitzur Yavne 0-0 
 5. Hapoel B/T 0-0 
 6. Hapoel H/A 0-0 
 7. Hapoel H/M 0-0 
 8. Hapoel Lod 0-0 
 9. Ironi K/O 0-0 
 10. Maccabi B/Y 0-0 
 11. Maccabi M/A 0-0 
 12. Maccabi M/S 0-0 
Last:9/4/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Cedevita 0-0 
 2. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 3. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 4. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 4. Khimky 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 4. Unicaja 0-0 
 5. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 2. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 3. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 4. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 5. Valencia 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Brussels 0-0 
 3. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. Targu Mures 0-0 
 2. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 3. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
Points Per Game
 Will CLYBURN
  Hapoel Holon
  (201-F-90)
  Avg: 20.9
 1. Clyburn, Hapoel Ho.20.9 
 2. Thomas, Maccabi19.6 
 3. Garrett, Maccabi18.7 
 4. Tucker, Maccabi18.5 
 5. Delaney, Maccabi18.0 
 6. Monroe, Maccabi17.6 
 7. Limonad, Hapoel T.16.4 
 8. Robinson, Hapoel T.16.2 
 9. Lyons, Maccabi16.0 
 10. Gaines, Ironi N.15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Diamon SIMPSON
  Estudian.
  (201-F-87)
  Avg: 10.7
 1. Simpson, Estudian.10.7 
 2. Aminu, Hapoel Eilat10.2 
 3. Howell, Ironi N.9.9 
 4. Monroe, Maccabi8.9 
 5. Killingswort., Mac.8.4 
 6. Clyburn, Hapoel Ho.8.3 
 7. Allen, Hapoel T-A7.9 
 8. Moser, Hapoel H.7.9 
 9. Singleton, Bnei H.7.9 
 10. Mbakwe, Maccabi7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Gal MEKEL
  Maccabi T-A
  (190-PG-88)
  Avg: 7
 1. Mekel, Maccabi T-A7.0 
 2. Berkowitz, Ironi N.6.4 
 3. Garrett, Maccabi6.2 
 4. Vargas, Maccabi6.1 
 5. Reynolds, Hapoel H.6.0 
 6. Naimy, Ironi N.5.7 
 7. Battle, Ventspils5.6 
 8. Delaney, Maccabi4.9 
 9. Lyons, Maccabi4.9 
 10. Limonad, Hapoel T.4.7 
Steals Per Game
 Fuquan EDWIN
  Ironi N.
  (198-G-91)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Edwin, Ironi N.2.8 
 2. Delaney, Maccabi2.5 
 3. Gaines, Ironi N.2.4 
 4. Vargas, Maccabi2.3 
 5. DiBartolomeo, Macc.2.0 
 6. Smith, Hapoel J-M1.9 
 7. Monroe, Maccabi1.8 
 8. Dawson, Maccabi1.8 
 9. Naor, Hapoel T-A1.8 
 10. Rougeau, Maccabi1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Hamady N'DIAYE
  Bnei H.
  (212-C-87)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. N'Diaye, Bnei H.2.4 
 2. Aminu, Hapoel Eilat1.7 
 3. Gladness, San L.1.6 
 4. Fischer, Hapoel J.1.5 
 5. Simpson, Estudian.1.4 
 6. Randle, Maccabi1.2 
 7. Buckner, Maccabi1.1 
 8. Watt, Ironi N.1.1 
 9. Dawson, Maccabi1.1 
 10. Wright, Maccabi1.0 

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First Round Schedule
Macc.Ashdod 58% Oct.9 Maccabi K/G
Ironi Nahari 58% Oct.9 Maccabi T-A
Hap.Holon 55% Oct.9 Galil Gilboa
Macc.Rishon 54% Oct.9 Hap.Eilat
Hapoel J-M 54% Oct.8 Bnei Hertzel
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First Round Schedule
Ironi Ramat 55% Oct.10 Hapoel G/A
Ironi K-A 58% Oct.10 Macc.Raanana
Hapoel K/S 54% Oct.10 Hap.Haifa
Ironi Nes-Zi 58% Oct.10 Macc.Rehovot
Hap.Kazrin 54% Oct.10 Hap.R/G Giv
Hap.Migd.H. 58% Oct.10 Maccabi H/H
Hapoel B/S 60% Oct.10 Ramat Hashar
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First Round Schedule
Unics 50% Oct.14 FC Barcelona
Fener.Ulker 50% Oct.14 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 50% Oct.14 Zalgiris
Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
EA7 Armani 50% Oct.13 Maccabi T-A
Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Group A
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Group B
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Fuenlabrada
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Group D
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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First Round Schedule
Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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EXCLUSIVE JORDAN FARMAR INTERVIEW - I WANT TO LEAD MACCABI - Aug 8, 2011


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From NCAA champs to former NBA players - - Israeli basketball fans have seen it all. Or have they? Maccabi T.A. recently signed an NBA lockout deal with the undoubtedly real 'Jewish Jordan', former Lakers two-time NBA champion point guard Jordan Farmar, causing wild excitement across the Mediterranean.

Farmar

In an exclusive phone interview, Farmar talks to 'Eurobasket' about his expectations and overseas commitment 'living away from home and meeting new people' is what prompted the decision, along with the professional adventure with Maccabi. 'Playing a different style of basketball, being vocal, positive and making guys better will help me grow and learn from this experience.'

One can't help but compare Farmar's new American coach David Blatt to the real 'Zen Master', Phil Jackson (in European terms). The Jewish guard spoke with Blatt about mutual expectations. 'From talking on the phone with Coach Blatt, he sounds like a really cool guy. I heard great reviews and got good feedback about him and I'm looking forward to working together. Professionally, I heard that he is a smart coach who controls the pace of the game but lets his players play their own style as well. His success speaks for itself.'


Blatt
Coming off his best season statistically, Farmar is not concerned about the different style of play between Europe and the NBA. 'European basketball expresses itself differently because things are mostly done through teamwork. Success and achievements will come when everyone is committed to winning.'

In terms of playing in a tense winning atmosphere like Maccabi, Farmar added 'I played in the NBA for five years, the upcoming season being my sixth as a professional player. I've won two NBA championships and lost one in the finals so I know what it feels like to be in a situation to get that close and come up short. I believe that my experience on the court and off could help out the team, also on a day to day basis.'

The UCLA graduate commented on the lockout situation, 'I just want to come out, play my game and contribute whatever Coach asks of me. I understand the complexity of the situation with the NBA lockout, not knowing how long everything is going to last, but I'm sure I'll get a feel of the Maccabi atmosphere, and understanding of the team's system once I get out there.'


Farmar

On August 25th, Farmar is expected to arrive in Israel but he is no stranger to the Tel Aviv scene or Maccabi's history. 'I went to Maccabi basketball and soccer games when I was younger with my stepfather so I know what the fans expect from their players. Israel is a beautiful country. I understand that the fans are very enthusiastic and I'm just looking forward to getting out there and finally being a part of that.'

Asked about the role he will take on once he wears the yellow-and-blue jersey, Farmar commented 'I feel comfortable with the role of a leader, it comes naturally to me and it's a role I want in any situation I'm in. I take pride in team basketball and making my teammates better. I think the winning culture that Maccabi has where it competes for titles every year will help us grow and I think that dedication and commitment to get over the hump and to the top is through teamwork.'

Last season Maccabi came up short in the European finals losing to Greek Panathinaikos. Farmar's advice on getting his new team back to the top is that 'there isn't a special formula or something special I need to do. The dedication, commitment level and overall feeling amongst the organization and the guys in the locker room should make the difference between winning and losing.'

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