Afik Nissim

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Afik Nissim
אפיק ניסים.jpg
Nissim playing for Hapoel Eilat, 2013
No. 10 – Hapoel Eilat
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League Israeli Premier League
Personal information
Born (1981-01-31) January 31, 1981 (age 37)
Rehovot, Israel
Nationality Israeli / French
Listed height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Listed weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Career information
Playing career 1998–present
Career history
1998–2002 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2002–2003 Hapoel Haifa/Ramat HaSharon
2003–2005 Strasbourg IG
2005–2006 Lokomotiv Kuban
2006 Kyiv
2006–2008 Strasbourg IG
2008–2010 Prima Veroli
2010–2011 ČEZ Nymburk
2011–2012 Enisey
2012 Krka
2012–present Hapoel Eilat
Career highlights and awards

Afik Nissim (Hebrew: אפיק ניסים‎; born January 31, 1981) is an Israeli professional basketball player for Hapoel Eilat of the Israeli Premier League.

Early life[edit]

Nissim was born in Rehovot, Israel, he played for Maccabi Rishon LeZion youth team.

Professional career[edit]

In 1998, Nissim started his professional career in Maccabi Rishon LeZion.

In 2003, Nissim signed a two-year deal with the French team Strasbourg IG. Nissim helped Strasbourg to win the French League Championship in 2005.[1]

On July 11, 2008, Nissim signed with the Italian team Prima Veroli, [2] under coach Andrea Trinchieri and alongside Center, Kyle Hines. During his two seasons with the club, he helped Veroli to win the Italian LNP Cup for two years in a row.

On September 14, 2010, Nissim signed with the Czech team ČEZ Nymburk for the 2010–11 season [3] under coach Ronen Ginzburg. That year, he helped Nymburk to win the Czech League Championship and the Czech State Cup

On September 13, 2011, Nissim signed with the Russian team Enisey for the 2011–12 season.[4] However, On January 8, 2012, Nissim parted ways with Enisey and signed with the Slovenian team KK Krka for the remainder of the season.[5] Nissim helped Krka to win the Slovenian League Championship and was named Finals MVP.

On October 8, 2012, Nissim returned to Israel and signed with Hapoel Eilat.[6]

On August 24, 2016, Nissim signed a two-year contract extension with Hapoel Eilat.[7] During that season, he was selected to the Israeli League All-Star game.

On November 18, 2017, Nissim recorded a career-high 32 points, along with 3 rebounds and 4 assists, shooting 13-for-17 from the field, in a 88–82 win over Hapoel Gilboa Galil.[8][9]

Israel National Team[edit]

Nissim played for the Israeli National Team at the 2005, 2011 and 2013 Eurobasket tournaments.

Nissim was also a member of the Israeli National Under-20 team that reached the second place in the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. [10]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game  FG%  Field goal percentage
 3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high     Led the league

Eurocup[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2006-07 France Strasbourg 14 2 20.0 .453 .383 .886 1.4 2.0 .9 .1 11.1 10.3
2007-08 10 0 21.9 .390 .476 .857 1.9 2.0 .6 0 10.4 9.7
2010-11 Czech Republic Nymburk 11 9 27.6 .508 .405 .889 2.9 2.4 .8 0 12.6 12
2011-12 Slovenia Krka 6 6 15.5 .385 .357 .938 1.8 2.2 .8 0 8.3 7.8
Career 41 17 21.1 .448 .411 .891 2 2.1 .8 0 11 9.3

Domestic Leagues[edit]

Year Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1998–99 Israel Maccabi Rishon IPL 9 8.3 .625 .438 .600 .8 1.0 0 0 4.4
1999–00 20 23.5 .500 .438 .868 .8 1.8 1.1 0 11.3
2000–01 28 - .462 .326 .875 1.9 3.1 1.0 0 12.5
2001–02 27 28.0 .426 .279 .814 1.6 1.9 .9 0 10.2
2002–03 Israel Ramat HaSharon 27 34.3 .530 .422 .826 2.1 3.9 1.6 0 16.2
2003–04 France Strasbourg Pro A 34 18.0 .446 .405 .792 1.5 3.2 .5 0 8.1
2004–05 34 19.8 .470 .470 .809 1.7 2.4 .7 0 9.8
2005–06 Russia Lokomotiv Kuban RBSL 1 22 - .364 .463 .882 2.0 2.1 1.0 0 11.1
2006 Ukraine BC Kyiv UBSL 16 - .525 .433 .962 3.1 5.1 .7 0 10.9
2006–07 France Strasbourg Pro A 33 21.1 .431 .400 .875 1.7 2.5 .5 0 11.1
2007–08 25 24.6 .373 .291 .833 1.6 3.0 .8 0 9.9
2008–09 Italy Prima Veroli Serie A2 30 29.3 .495 .317 .808 2.3 3.7 2.2 0 14.2
2009–10 40 30.7 .557 .399 .860 2.4 4.1 1.2 0 14.8
2010–11 Czech Republic ČEZ Nymburk NBL 22 22.4 .500 .324 .940 2.8 2.5 .4 0 11.2
2011–12 Russia Enisey VTB 9 19.3 .342 .308 .875 1.3 2.2 .6 .1 5.8
2012 Slovenia Krka 1. SKL 12 24.1 .415 .333 .897 2.1 3.7 .9 0 8.3
2012–13 Israel Hapoel Eilat IPL 27 24.7 .458 .370 .912 1.7 3.0 1.6 0 11.7
2013–14 29 24.7 .442 .432 .897 1.1 3.6 .5 0 12.1
2014–15 33 29.7 .507 .339 .925 2.1 3.7 1.2 0 11.8
2015–16 33 26.9 .394 .308 .862 1.2 4.3 1.0 0 8.6
2016–17 30 16.3 .487 .478 .894 .8 1.4 .2 0 9.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "צרפת: אפיק ניסים ושטרסבורג זכו באליפות". ynet.co.il (in Hebrew). June 12, 2005. 
  2. ^ "אפיק ניסים חתם בפרימה ורולי". walla.co.il (in Hebrew). July 11, 2008. 
  3. ^ "אפיק ניסים סיכם בנימבורק הצ'כית". mako.co.il (in Hebrew). September 14, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Afik Nissim inks with Enisey Krasnoyark". Sportando.com. September 13, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Krka Novo Mesto signs Afik Nissim". Sportando.com. January 8, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Hapoel Eilat, firmato Afik Nissim". Sportando.com. October 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Afik Nissim signs a two-year contract extension with Hapoel Eilat". Sportando.com. August 24, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Winner League, Game 7: Gilboa Galil Vs Hapoel Eilat". basket.co.il. November 18, 2017. 
  9. ^ "צפו: אפיק ניסים החזיר את המחוגים לאחור". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). November 22, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Nissim at the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship". fibaeurope.com. 

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