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Mike Packer, the Jewish Sneaker King of Teaneck, N.J.

As the NBA conference finals kick off, this tastemaker, collaborator, and doyen knows what the fans want on their feet

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‘Broad City’ Ballers

Abbi and Ilana hit the club, hit the bottle, and get busy

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Nate Robinson’s Half-court Prayer Is Answered in ‘Gadol’ Israel Debut

By making it rain buckets, Hapoel Tel Aviv’s newest player showed fans in Israel why he had such a successful career in the NBA

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High-Flying NBA Journeyman Nate Robinson Bringing His Talents to Israel

Members of the Israeli basketball club Hapoel Tel Aviv were amped when Robinson, who was known in the NBA for his instant offense, arrived at Ben Gurion airport

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The Basketball Victory That Put Israel ‘On The Map’

Maccabi Tel Aviv’s win over the mighty Red Army team in the 1977 EuroCup Semifinals, bookended by an unforgettable quote from its star, Tal Brody, is the subject of a new documentary

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Identity Politics on the Court

‘Where does David Blatt end and Jewishness begin?’

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Rule Forces Maccabi Tel Aviv to Become Bricklayers

A EuroLeague affair hinged on an aggregate rule turned into an ugly push for overtime

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Basketball Legend Dolph Schayes Dies at 87

The greatest Jewish cager

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Does the Bible Predict a Victory for the Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Good Book praises Blatt, LeBron

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How Long Does It Take NBA Coaches To Win Their First Title?

Rookie head coaches Blatt and Kerr eye a championship

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Celtics Need Auerbachian Lift

Back in Boston and down 2-0 to the Cavs, the men in green should draw inspiration from the man who took the Celtics franchise to the apex of the NBA

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Can Cleveland Rock?

Blatt, ‘King’ Seek NBA throne, face upstart Boston in first round

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The Knicks Are the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict of Basketball

In both Madison Square Garden and the Promised Land, there’s something instructive about watching men battle despair

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New Orleans Pelicans Waive Gal Mekel

The NBA’s second Israeli player is left without a team once again

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NBA’s Gal Mekel Signs With New Orleans

Israeli point guard was dropped by the Dallas Mavericks in October

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Rising Star Josh Pastner Talks NCAA Basketball

University of Memphis head coach preps for a new season with the Tigers

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What’s Next For Israeli NBA Player Gal Mekel?

Dropped by the Dallas Mavericks, the point guard still has a few options

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David Blatt Makes NBA Coaching Debut

Blatt’s Cleveland Cavaliers face off against his former team, Maccabi Tel Aviv

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UConn Basketball Star Trades Court for Kippah

Israeli baller Doron Sheffer is now a life coach living near the Sea of Galilee

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Five Things To Know About David Blatt

Former Maccabi Tel Aviv coach named head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers

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Maccabi Tel Aviv Hires New Coach

Assistant coach Guys Goodes gets promoted after David Blatt heads to NBA

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Single Dad’s Hoop Dreams Come True in Tel Aviv

When the NBA passed on him, guard Tyrese Rice found a home in Israel—and led Maccabi Tel Aviv to its sixth Euroleague crown

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Israel Sports Win Prompts Anti-Semitic Tweets

Nearly 18,000 Twitter insults posted after Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Euroleague win

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Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins Euroleague Basketball

Israeli fans celebrate in Milan as team upsets favorite Real Madrid in overtime

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David Geffen Wants To Buy the L.A. Clippers

The Jewish billionaire makes a play after Donald Sterling’s lifetime NBA ban

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Donald Sterling Banned From NBA For Life

After the Los Angeles Clippers owner’s racists remarks were made public

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A Look At Yeshiva Basketball Through The Years

Short shorts, converse sneakers, and a cameo by young Alan Dershowitz

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Where’s the Jewish Jeremy Lin? Maybe Playing in New York’s Yeshiva League

At the Heschel School, an ambitious plan to become a basketball powerhouse is paying off and turning scholars into ballers

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Dwight Howard Gave Omri Casspi a Rolex for Christmas

Casspi has come a long way from the industrial town of Holon

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Omri Casspi Brought His Mom to the White House Hanukkah Party

The Rockets small forward is also having a breakout NBA season

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