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Euroleague basketball finals changed to accommodate Israeli team


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/sports/article/euroleague_basketball_finals_changed_to_accommodate_israeli_team_20110406

The start time of the Euroleague championship basketball game has been moved up by several hours to accommodate an Israeli team that does not want to play on its Memorial Day. On Wednesday, the Euroleague said the May 8 final of its Final Four tournament in Barcelona, Spain, would be played at 5:30 p.m. Israel time, so as not to interfere with Yom Hazikaron, the memorial day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror.

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