Maccabi Ashdod B.C.

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Maccabi Ashdod/Be'er Tuvia
Maccabi Ashdod/Be'er Tuvia logo
Leagues Israeli Premier League
Founded 1961; 57 years ago (1961)
History Maccabi Ashdod
(1961–present)
Arena HaKiriya Arena
Capacity 2,000[1]
Location Ashdod, Israel
Team colors Yellow and Blue
              
CEO Shlomi Ben Mayor
President Meir Kikoz
Head coach Brad Greenberg
Uniforms
Home Game in the HaKiriya Arena (2010)

Maccabi Ashdod B.C. (Hebrew: מכבי אשדוד באר טוביה‬), for sponsorship reasons Maccabi Ashdod/Be'er Tuvia, 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. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
G 4 United States Israel Honig, Adam 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 25 – (1992-12-15)15 December 1992
F 6 Israel Artzi, Netanel 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 21 – (1997-03-21)21 March 1997
G 9 Israel Amitay, Gil 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 28 – (1989-10-01)1 October 1989
F 10 Israel Levi, Nimrod 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 23 – (1995-03-24)24 March 1995
G/F 11 Israel Ariel, Adam (C) 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 23 – (1994-12-10)10 December 1994
C 15 Finland Lee, Gerald 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 30 – (1987-11-23)23 November 1987
G 20 United States Long, Cameron 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 29 – (1988-12-30)30 December 1988
G 22 Jamaica Henry, Sek 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 30 – (1987-06-28)28 June 1987
C 23 Israel Chubrevich, Alex 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) 31 – (1986-07-23)23 July 1986
F/C 33 United States Israel McDonnell, Jimmy 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 25 – (1992-06-30)30 June 1992
F/C 34 United States McCauley, Ben 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 31 – (1986-09-06)6 September 1986
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: June 20, 2018

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Gerald Lee Ben McCauley Jimmy McDonnell
PF Alex Chubrevich Nimrod Levi
SF Adam Ariel Netanel Artzi
SG Sek Henry Gil Amitay
PG Cameron Long Adam Honig

Notable players[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maccabi Ashdod Team Profile". Basket.co.il. Retrieved 15 January 2018.