Ironi Nahariya

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Ironi Nahariya
Ironi Nahariya logo
LeaguesIsraeli Premier League
Founded1970; 48 years ago (1970)
HistoryHapoel Nahariya
(1970–2006)
Iscar Nahariya
(2007–2008)
Ironi Nahariya
(2008–present)
ArenaEin Sara Sport Hall
Capacity2,500[1]
Team colorsWhite, Purple, White
         
CEODudu Lamberg
PresidentNissim Alfasi
General managerRoy Schilling
Head coachMickey Gorka
Team captainYiftach Ziv
Websiteironinahariya.com
Uniforms

Ironi Nahariya (Hebrew: עירוני נהריה‎) is a professional basketball club based in Nahariya in northern Israel. The team plays in Israeli Basketball Premier League.

History[edit]

Nahariya, which was founded as Hapoel Nahariya has played in the Israeli Premier League for the first time in the 1991/92 season. The club played there for two seasons until they relegated to the second league and two years later relegated again to the third league. In the 1999/00 season, Nahariya has promoted back to the second season and in the 2001/02 season they came back to the Premier League, after eight years of absence.

In 2009/10 the team relegated to the second league again, after losing a playoff series against Hapoel Holon .

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Ironi Nahariya roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
G/F 2 Israel Shitrit, Amit 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 19 – (1998-12-27)27 December 1998
G 8 Israel Yivzori, Dagan 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 33 – (1985-10-15)15 October 1985
PG 9 Israel Misgav, Niv 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 23 – (1995-07-25)25 July 1995
G 13 Israel Binyamin, Yanir 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 18 – (2000-09-19)19 September 2000
G 14 Canada Edwards, Justin 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 26 – (1992-10-31)31 October 1992
PG 15 Israel Zacks, Ram 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 20 – (1998-04-03)3 April 1998
G 17 Israel Geffen, Rom 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 24 – (1994-08-17)17 August 1994
C 18 Israel Nesterenko, Igor 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 28 – (1990-08-18)18 August 1990
C 20 United States Foulland, Nana 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 23 – (1995-10-21)21 October 1995
G 23 Israel Cohen, Tomer 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 21 – (1997-11-10)10 November 1997
G/F 24 United States Henry, Myke 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 25 – (1992-12-23)23 December 1992
F/C 25 United States Allen, Terry 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 24 – (1993-12-29)29 December 1993
F 55 Israel Solomon, Or 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 25 – (1993-08-27)27 August 1993
PG 99 Israel Ziv, Yiftach (C) 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 23 – (1995-07-09)9 July 1995
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: October 4, 2018

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Igor Nesterenko Nana Foulland
PF Terry Allen Or Solomon
SF Myke Henry Dagan Yivzori Amit Shitrit
SG Justin Edwards Rom Geffen Tomer Cohen
PG Yiftach Ziv Niv Misgav Ram Zacks Yanir Binyamin
  • The “Russian Rule” requires every team to have at least two Israelis on the floor at all times.

Notable players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Pos. Postseason State Cup Other cups European competitions
2001–02 2 Liga Leumit 2 Runners-up Increase
2002–03 1 Super League 2 Runners-up
2003–04 1 Super League 3 Semifinals 3 FIBA Europe League
QF
2004–05 1 Super League 6 Quarterfinals 3 FIBA Europe League
QF
2005–06 1 Super League 4 Semifinals 3 FIBA Europe League
RS
2006–07 1 Super League 5 Quarterfinals 3 FIBA Europe League
RS
2007–08 1 Super League 4 Semifinals
2008–09 1 Super League 7 Quarterfinals Semifinals
2009–10 1 Super League 9 League Cup
RU
2010–11 2 Liga Leumit 14
2011–12 2 Liga Leumit 10
2012–13 2 Liga Leumit 2 Semifinalist
2013–14 2 Liga Leumit 1 Champions Increase
2014–15 1 Super League 10 Round of 16
2015–16 1 Super League 4 Quarterfinalist Round of 16
2016–17 1 Super League 6 Quarterfinalist Round of 16 3 Champions League
RS
4 FIBA Europe Cup
QF
2017–18 1 Super League 9 Round of 16 League Cup
RU

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