Maccabi Ashdod B.C.

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Maccabi Ashdod/Be'er Tuvia
Maccabi Ashdod/Be'er Tuvia logo
LeaguesIsraeli Premier League
Founded1961; 58 years ago (1961)
HistoryMaccabi Ashdod
(1961–present)
ArenaHaKiriya Arena
Capacity2,200
LocationAshdod, Israel
Team colorsYellow and Blue
              
CEOShlomi Ben Mayor
PresidentArmaund Asulin
Team managerAaron Freed
Head coachBrad Greenberg
Team captainNimrod Levi
Uniforms
Home Game in the HaKiriya Arena (2010)

Maccabi Ashdod B.C. (Hebrew: מכבי אשדוד באר טוביה), for sponsorship reasons Maccabi Ashdod/Be'er Tuvia, is a professional basketball team based in the port city of Ashdod. The Israeli Basketball Premier League is the basketball division of the Maccabi Ashdod sports club.

History[edit]

The team was founded in 1961 by "Maccabi Ashdod Sports Association", Built on Former Players of Maccabi Cairo who migrated to Israel and played in the first years in the Outdoor court.

The team played in the Second league since 1998/99. and in the Ligat Ha'al in Israel since 2010/11.

In the 2010/11 Season, the team finished in sixth place, and in the playoff up to quarter-final. In the State Cup, Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the Semi-final.

In the 2011/12 Season, the team reached the finals of the championship of Israel, and Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the final game 63-83.

On October 6, 2012, the team reached the finals of the League Cup, and Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the final game 65-75.

On December 17, 2013, fired the team coach, Nati Cohen and was appointed the assistant coach of Israel nation team, Arik Elfassy.

Honours[edit]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Maccabi Ashdod B.C. roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
SF 1 United States Carter, Josh 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 32 – (1986-11-20)20 November 1986
PG 4 Mexico Stoll, Paul 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 33 – (1985-12-14)14 December 1985
C 8 Israel Flaisher, Ido 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 21 – (1998-01-27)27 January 1998
SG 10 United States Israel Weisz, Spencer 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 23 – (1995-05-31)31 May 1995
SG 11 United States Israel Pemberton, Jake 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 23 – (1996-01-12)12 January 1996
C 12 Kosovo Shoshi, Lis 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 24 – (1994-06-29)29 June 1994
F 15 Israel Levi, Nimrod (C) 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 23 – (1995-03-24)24 March 1995
C 17 Israel Haim, Yuval 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 19 – (1999-06-01)1 June 1999
PG 21 Israel Ebo, Amit 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 19 – (1999-10-06)6 October 1999
PF 23 United States Tollefsen, Mark 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 26 – (1992-11-21)21 November 1992
G/F 41 United States Israel Janel, Daniel 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 24 – (1995-01-02)2 January 1995
F/C 91 United States Israel Rosefelt, Isaac Injured 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 33 – (1985-05-03)3 May 1985
G 99 Israel Lev, Orel 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 25 – (1993-06-04)4 June 1993
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: March 11, 2019

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Lis Shoshi Ido Flaisher Yuval Haim
PF Mark Tollefsen Josh Carter Isaac Rosefelt Injured
SF Nimrod Levi Daniel Janel
SG Spencer Weisz Jake Pemberton Orel Lev
PG Paul Stoll Amit Ebo
  • The “Russian Rule” requires every team to have at least two Israelis on the floor at all times.

Notable players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

See also[edit]

References[edit]