Yivzori, playing for the Israeli National Team
|No. 8 – Ironi Nahariya|
|League||Israeli Premier League|
|Born||October 15, 1985|
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||198 lb (90 kg)|
|2002–2003||Maccabi Kiryat Bialik|
|2008–2013||Hapoel Gilboa Galil|
|2015–2017||Maccabi Tel Aviv|
|Career highlights and awards|
Dagan Yivzori (Hebrew: דגן יבזורי; born October 15, 1985) is an Israeli basketball playerfor Ironi Nahariya of the Israeli Premier League. He also plays for the Israeli national team in the international level.
Yivzori, Standing at 1.93 (6 ft 4 in), is considered one of the best sharpshooters in the Israeli League.
In 2004, he signed for Liga Artzit (3rd tier) side Hapoel Yokneam/Megido, where he became one of the league's stars. In his second season with Yokneam/Megido, Dagan has achieved a promotion with the team, leading them with averages of 18.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists. One season later, Dagan led the team into Liga Leumit semifinals and to the State Cup's quarterfinals. In addition, he won the best Israeli award and was elected to the league's all-team.
In 2007–08, Yivzori has firstly played in the first league, signing for Hapoel Gilboa/Afula. The team has relegated at the end of the season.
Hapoel Gilboa Galil
Dagan has stayed in the Israeli Super League signing for Hapoel Gilboa Galil, where he was assigned as the sixth player. He finished the season with averages of 5.5 points in 16 minutes. He played there also for the 2009–10 season. In the summer of 2010, Yivzori signed with Hapoel Holon but was released before the season start because of financial difficulties. In September 2010 he signed back with Gilboa Galil.
He totally played 5 seasons for Gilboa Galil.
In 2013, Yivzori joined the Israeli league champion Maccabi Haifa. His best game for the Greens was an away win against Hapoel Jerusalem, where he scored 36 points with 6/7 for two points and 7/10 behind the arc.
Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Holon
On 2 July 2015, Yivzori signed with Euroleague-side team Maccabi Tel Aviv, for three years. However, three months into his second year in yellow, with barely any minutes spent on the court, he had his contract untied and signed with Hapoel Holon on 4 January 2017.
Return to Haifa
Israeli national team
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- "חוזר לכרמל: דגן יבזורי שוב ירוק". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 18, 2017.
- "דגן יבזורי חתם בעירוני נהריה". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 12, 2018.
- "DAGAN YIVZORI". eurobasket2015.org.