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Israeli Swingman Shawn Dawson Eyes the NBA

The Maccabi Rishon LeZion star has been invited to join the Washington Wizards Summer League team. Can he defy odds and make the pros?

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LeBron Cries After Willing Cavs to NBA Title. Somewhere, David Blatt Is Crying Too.

‘There is no doubt that LeBron was more important to the system than me’

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Is Dragan Bender the NBA’s Next Unicorn?

A top-five prospect for June 23rd’s NBA draft the 7-foot-1, 18-year-old Croat has been honing his craft at Maccabi Tel Aviv. But is ‘The Next Porzingis’ ready for the big time?

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Would Rashi Have Suspended Draymond Green?

Sure, we all have our opinions about the Golden State forward’s seemingly dirty kick. But maybe this decision should come from a higher source.

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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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It’s Good To Be Drake 

He keeps runnin’ through the 6 with no woes

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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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Identity Politics on the Court

‘Where does David Blatt end and Jewishness begin?’

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Report: Cavs Can Blatt as Head Coach

Assistant Coach Tyronn Lue will take over, according to Yahoo!

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Basketball Legend Dolph Schayes Dies at 87

The greatest Jewish cager

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David Blatt Flashes Hebrew Skills in Israeli NBA Commercial

The head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers tells Israel to wake up early—like really early—to watch LeBron James. They should.

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Omri Casspi, Fellow NBA Players Are ‘Rockstars’ in Israel

Despite rumblings of political intentions, the Sacramento Kings forward says his trip is about fun, family, and hummus

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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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Is the Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers a Philip Roth Character?

To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’

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Blatt’s Cavs Play Dirty, Move On Marred

JR Smith delivers roundabout sockdolager in ugly, series-clinching win

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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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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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Sports Book King Jeff Pearlman Dishes on the Lakers, Wishes He Had an Afro

As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty

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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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How LeBron James and the Miami Heat Brought Me and My Grandfather Together

Retired in Century Village, he has a newfound passion for NBA basketball that keeps him going and keeps us connected

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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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Knicks Owner Wants Knicks City Dancers to Stop Dancing

Angry about team’s early performance, James Dolan is making some changes

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Aspiring Basketball Stars Head to Suburban Westchester, Where the ‘Shot Doctor’ Is In

John Goldman relies on geometry and practice to help players from NBA star Elton Brand to actor Elliott Gould

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Ossie Schectman, Original NY Knick, Dies at 94

He also scored the first points ever in the NBA

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Israel-League Basketball Legend Kenny ‘The Wizard’ Williams Is in a Sea of Trouble

Where in the world is the American prep-school sensation who played for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in the 1990s?

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Omri Casspi to Sign With the Houston Rockets

The Israeli forward will ball in Texas with Dwight Howard

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Meet the Jerusalem Old City Basketball Legend Known as Issa 6

In search of an Old City street-ball legend whose hoop dreams were as knotted as the Holy Land

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