Doron Jamchi

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Doron Jamchi
דורון ג'מצ'י
Israel Open 2010 Doron Jamchi1.jpg
Personal information
Born (1961-07-01) July 1, 1961 (age 55)
Petah Tikva, Israel
Nationality Israeli
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Career information
Playing career 1978–2000
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Career history
1978–1985 Ironi Ramat Gan
1985–1996 Maccabi Tel Aviv
1996–1999 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
1999–2000 Maccabi Tel Aviv
Career highlights and awards

Doron Jamchi (alternate spelling: Jamchy) (Hebrew: דורון ג'מצ'י‎‎; born July 1, 1961), is a former Israeli professional basketball player. At a height of 1.98m (6'6"), he played at the shooting guard and small forward positions. Widely considered as one of the best shooters in the history of European basketball, Jamchi is the all-time leading scorer in the history of the Israeli Premier League, having scored 9,580 points in 466 games. He is also the most capped player of Israel's senior national team, with 191 caps, and the all-time leading scorer in the history of the Israeli national basketball team, with 3,515 points.

Professional career[edit]

Jamchi played for Maccabi Tel Aviv (1985–1996 and 1999–2000) and Maccabi Rishon Le Zion (1996–1999). He won 11 Israeli League championships (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000) and 7 Israeli State Cups (1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 2000).

Playing for Maccabi, was also a 2 time European Champions Cup / Euroleague Final Four semifinalist (1986, 1991) and a 4 time European Champions Cup / Euroleague Final Four finalist (1987, 1988, 1989, 2000). Jamchi was also a four time member of the FIBA European Selections (1987, 1990, 1991, 1995).

Israeli national team[edit]

Jamchi played seven times for the senior men's Israeli national basketball team at the EuroBasket, as well as at the 1986 FIBA World Championship.[1] At EuroBasket 1985, Jamchi was the top scorer, with an average of 25.8 points per game, ahead of Dražen Petrović (25.1) and Detlef Schrempf (22.3).[2]


  1. ^ Doron Jamchi at the FIBA Europe official website
  2. ^ EuroBasket 1985 at the FIBA Europe official website

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