Ben Altit

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Ben Altit
No. 1 – Hapoel Gilboa Galil
Position Center
League Israeli Premier League
Personal information
Born (1993-04-04) April 4, 1993 (age 25)
Herzliya, Israel
Nationality Israeli
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 102 kg (225 lb)
Career information
High school Rothberg (Tel Aviv, Israel)
College Bryant (2011–2012)
NBA draft 2015 / Undrafted
Playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012–2013 Bnei Herzliya
2013–2015 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2014–2015Ironi Ramat Gan
2015–2016 Maccabi Kiryat Gat
2016–2017 Maccabi Ashdod
2017–present Hapoel Gilboa Galil
Career highlights and awards

Ben Avi Albert Altit (Hebrew: בן אלטיט‎; born April 4, 1993) is an Israeli basketball player for Hapoel Gilboa Galil of the Israeli Premier League. He played college basketball for Bryant University.

Early years[edit]

Altit was born in Herzliya, Israel, He played for Maccabi Tel Aviv youth team.

Altit played college basketball for Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island, In played 30 games played during the 2011–12 season, Altit averaged 4.9 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game.

Professional career[edit]

Altit started his professional career with Bnei Herzliya in the 2012–13 season, and averaged 4.9 points and 1.4 rebounds in 14 BSL games.

For the 2013–14, Altit signed with Euroleague squad Maccabi Tel Aviv. He was part of the roster that won the 2013–14 Euroleague. In the 2014–15 season, he was loaned to Ironi Ramat Gan.

In the 2015 offseason, Altit signed with Israeli Premier League newcomer Maccabi Kiryat Gat.

On August 1, 2016, Altit signed with Maccabi Ashdod for the 2016–17 season. [1]

On July 17, 2017, Altit signed with Hapoel Gilboa Galil for the 2017–18 season.[2] On December 4, 2017, Altit recorded a career-high 19 points, shooting 8-of-11 from the field, along with five rebounds in a 99–74 win over Bnei Herzliya.[3] Altit helped Gilboa Galil to reach the 2018 Israeli League Playoffs, where they eventually lost to Hapoel Jerusalem.

On July 24, 2018, Altit signed a one-year contract extension with Gilboa Galil.[4]

Israeli national team[edit]

Altit is a member of the Israeli national basketball team. On November 24, 2017, He made his first appearance for the senior team at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification match against Estonia.

Altit was also a member of the Israeli Under-18 [5] and Under-20 [6] national teams. He also participated at the 2017 Summer Universiade.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maccabi Ashdod inks Ben Altit". Sportando.com. August 1, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Gilboa Galil BC signs Ben Altit". Sportando.com. July 17, 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Winner League, Game 8: Herzliya Vs Gilboa Galil". basket.co.il. December 4, 2017. Retrieved December 4, 2017. 
  4. ^ "בן אלטיט ממשיך עונה נוספת בגן נר". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 24, 2018. Retrieved July 24, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Altit at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship". fibaeurope.com. 
  6. ^ "Altit at the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship". fibaeurope.com. 

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