Plus Casspi plans triumphant return, Peres turns 88, and more
Israeli baller gets his wish and departs Sacramento
Their ‘Sports Illustrated’ squad goes all the way
Jon Scheyer will play hoops for Maccabi Tel Aviv
Dirk & co. will try for their first ever NBA championship
The stubbornly print-only Jewish Sports Review, run by an inimitable pair of boosters, is the go-to reference for identifying the athletic achievements of the tribe
NBA Draft lottery produces watershed moment in American Jewish history
Our team seizes home-field advantage from the Lakers in round 2
Who cares about March Madness when there are Apgar tests, violin lessons, and a million other things for a Jewish parent to be anxious about? Here’s a bracket for parental anxiety.
Tablet’s team heads to Big Easy for shot at Butler, Elite Eight
And he basically is one!
Commissioner David Stern made the NBA the world’s most popular sports league by running it with a stereotypically Jewish collection of traits: humor, cutthroat deal-making, and focus on the bottom line
Noshing challah, Knicks star is the quintessential New Yorker
Competition among the yeshivot
Why Tennessee is still our team
And other great all-time Jewish-American team names
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Think you know Jewish hoops? Pick your starting five and bring it.
Basketball legend Dolph Schayes discusses the game’s past and present
Plus the crazy Russian Nets owner is Jewish after all (sorta), and more
Plus Archbishop Tutu calls for boycott, and more
Exhibition game leads to blowout but respect
The UNC-Duke rivalry goes way back
Plus those crazy L.A. ‘Persians,’ and more
And Scheyer could play for another Evil Empire
Will Jewish ex-Dukie play ball in Israel?
A first-person testimony of the Jewish basketball genius
An oxymoronic liberal Zionism, dogs!, and more
Coach Red Holzman led the Knicks to their only championships and an auspicious 613 wins
Cheerleaders! Too bad, says Israel’s basketball league.