Maccabi Ashdod B.C.

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Maccabi Ashdod
Maccabi Ashdod logo
Leagues Ligat HaAl
Founded 1961
History 1961 - present
Arena HaKiriya Arena
Arena Capacity 2,000[1]
Location Ashdod, Israel
Team colors Yellow and Blue
              
CEO Shlomi Ben Mayor
President Meir Kiko
Head coach Meir Tapiro
Website http://maccabiashdod.co.il/
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
Home Game in the HaKiriya Arena (2010)

Maccabi Ashdod (Hebrew: מכבי אשדוד‎‎) is a professional basketball team based in the port city of Ashdod. The Israeli Basketball Premier League is the basketball division of the Maccabi Ashdod sports club.

History[edit]

The team was founded in 1961 by "Maccabi Ashdod Sports Association", Built on Former Players of Maccabi Cairo who migrated to Israel and played in the first years in the Outdoor court.

The team played in the Second league since 1998/99. and in the Ligat Ha'al in Israel since 2010/11.

In the 2010/11 Season, the team finished in sixth place, and in the playoff up to quarter-final. In the State Cup, Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the Semi-final.

In the 2011/12 Season, the team reached the finals of the championship of Israel, and Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the final game 63-83.

On October 6, 2012, the team reached the finals of the League cup, and Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the final game 65-75.

On December 17, 2013, fired the team coach, Nati Cohen and was appointed the assistant coach of Israel nation team, Arik Elfassy.

Honours[edit]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

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

Maccabi Ashdod B.C. roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
C 2 United States Israel Eisenhardt, Ben 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 26 – (1990-12-03)3 December 1990
SG 4 United States Swann, Isaiah 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 32 – (1985-02-30)30 February 1985
SF 6 Israel Orr, Solomon 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 23 – (1993-08-27)27 August 1993
SF 7 Israel Sharon, Naor 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 22 – (1995-03-20)20 March 1995
G 8 United States Garrett, Diante 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 28 – (1988-11-03)3 November 1988
SF 9 Israel Orland, Yehu 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 35 – (1981-09-14)14 September 1981
SG 10 Israel Laish, Noam 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 23 – (1993-08-22)22 August 1993
SF 11 United States Israel Workman, Willy 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 27 – (1990-03-14)14 March 1990
PG 13 Israel Zanzuri, Regev 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 21 – (1995-04-23)23 April 1995
C 23 United States Thomas, Charles 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 31 – (1986-01-21)21 January 1986
PF 24 United States Israel Hall, Jermaine 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 36 – (1980-11-24)24 November 1980
C 51 United States Homan, Jared 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 113 kg (249 lb) 34 – (1983-03-06)6 March 1983
PF 83 Israel Sweden Skjoldebrand, Jonathan 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 33 – (1983-08-02)2 August 1983
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: September 9, 2015

See also[edit]

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