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Fans Embrace Maccabi Electra at Staples

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/article/fans_embrace_maccabi_electra_at_staples_20091028

It’s a long way to fly for a home game, but that was the effect when Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv’s players walked into Staples Center, more than 7,500 miles from Israel, to play the Clippers in an exhibition game on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Rather than wearing the blue uniforms normally associated with a Maccabi away game, the players wore home gold, which gave the superficial appearance of a Lakers-Clippers match-up.

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