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Lebron Returns, Blatt Bests Former Team As Cavs Cruise Past Maccabi Tel Aviv


The Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James’ return to his hometown NBA team routed Maccabi Tel Aviv in a game that pitted the Cavs' new coach, David Blatt, against his former squad.

In Brooklyn, Jewish Voice For Peace Protests Tel Aviv Team

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The Jewish Voice for Peace organization, which frequently holds anti-Israel protests outside such venues as politicians’ offices and Israel-affiliated groups, will protest Tel Aviv's basketball team today.

David Blatt Leaving Maccabi Tel Aviv To Pursue NBA Dreams


Jerusalem — David Blatt, who guided Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Euroleague basketball championship, stepped down as the Israeli team’s coach to pursue opportunities in the NBA.

Slew Of Anti-Semitic Tweets Greet Maccabi Tel Aviv Title


Nearly 20,000 anti-Semitic tweets in Spanish followed Maccabi Tel Aviv’s victory over Real Madrid in the Euroleague basketball championships, Catalonian Jewish organizations said.

A Celebration In Yellow And Blue

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On Sunday, Israeli sports fans held their collective breath — the country’s perennial-powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team was playing for the Euroleague championship.

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