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David Blatt getting a handle on life as NBA coach

by Hillel Kuttler, JTA

4 days ago

Coach David Blatt and star player LeBron James both say that Blatt has made the needed adjustments in his rookie season guiding the Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

With the clock winding down on a recent game here, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt was still barking out instructions to his players despite enjoying a late 40-point lead over the... read full article

  • Amar’e Stoudemire leaving New York Knicks

    Tablet

    2 weeks ago

    New York Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire is leaving New York after five seasons with the team to play for the Dallas Mavericks. The Hapoel Jerusalem part-owner, who is reportedly in the process of obtaining Israeli citizenship, negotiated a buyout with the Knicks and then...

  • From Croatia to Israel to the NBA?

    by Hillel Kuttler, JTA

    3 weeks ago

    Dragan Bender, a 17-year-old from Croatia, is heading to New York City for this weekend’s NBA All-Star Game festivities to see the likes of LeBron James and Kevin Durant. The Israeli team Maccabi Tel Aviv believes Bender, a 6-foot-11 power forward, could one day be playing in the...

  • In Tel Aviv, it’s Super Bowl Early Monday Morning

    by Ben Sales, JTA

    February 2, 2015 | 11:57 am

    There were wings, beers, giant TV screens, and football fans wearing New England Patriots sweatshirts and Seattle Seahawks jerseys. If not for the fact that it was 1 a.m. and former Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid stood in the center of the bar, it could have been mistaken for...

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  • The Patriots’ Julian Edelman’s Jewish ties

    by Gabe Friedman, JTA

    February 2, 2015 | 11:39 am

    During the Super Bowl Sunday night, many Jews across the country no doubt had the same question: Is Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman Jewish?

    Edelman had an excellent game Sunday night, catching nine passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in New England’s dramatic comeback...

  • Bryant out for nine months after shoulder surgery

    Reuters

    January 28, 2015 | 5:59 pm

    Kobe Bryant's NBA season effectively ended on Wednesday after he had surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder that will sideline him for nine months, the Los Angeles Lakers said.

    The five-time National Basketball Association champion, who injured his shoulder...

  • What Jewish ethics tell us about ‘Deflategate’

    by Hillel Kuttler, JTA

    January 27, 2015 | 3:48 pm

    “Deflategate,” the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots that has made national news, made its way to a Houston business conference led by a rabbi.

    Rabbi Yossi Grossman, dean of the Jewish Ethics Institute, on Monday transformed the football prattle into a high-minded...

  • Lakers’ Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery, season in jeopardy

    Reuters

    January 26, 2015 | 12:55 pm

    Kobe Bryant's NBA season could be over after the guard agreed to have surgery on a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, the Los Angeles Lakers said on Monday.

    The five-time National Basketball Association champion will have surgery on Wednesday and a timeline for his return...

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