Jewish athletes have long made all-or-nothing decisions about playing on holy days. An Orthodox basketball star’s proposed compromise could change that.
How the demise of the Soviet dictator changed the history of basketball in Israel and gave my father’s famed jump shot an unexpected role in Cold War politics
Nearly two decades after their prime, a group of former athletes take on younger players and their own illustrious past
In light of YU’s historic appearance in the NCAA Division III finals, remembering my own days playing hoops for the Mighty Mites
The team will now compete in the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time in school history
The first Israeli in the NBA is proof that you can change, with a little help from your friends
Today on Jewcy: Looking back on ‘Full Court Miracle.’
Today on Jewcy: A look at ‘Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land.’
The 6’10” forward from UCLA is projected to go in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft in Brooklyn
The former NBA All-Star is stirring up controversy in Israel
Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi is headed to the New Orleans Pelicans with his friend, DeMarcus ‘Boogie’ Cousins
There’s lots to be stressed out about. So take a minute to watch a 7-foot basketball legend dance the dance of love and celebration and happiness.
The 6’10” big man and maybe-Jew has announced his retirement. In the end, he’ll go down as a New York Knick
The Maccabi Rishon LeZion star has been invited to join the Washington Wizards Summer League team. Can he defy odds and make the pros?
‘There is no doubt that LeBron was more important to the system than me’
According to a report, Blatt has been hired as coach of Turkish club Darussafaka. His former team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, begin their NBA finals bid Thursday night.
As the NBA conference finals kick off, this tastemaker, collaborator, and doyen knows what the fans want on their feet
Abbi and Ilana hit the club, hit the bottle, and get busy
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