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  • Skin-toned sleeves allow Shafir to play for Israel

    June 20, 2011 | 10:04 am

    Israeli hoopster Naama Shafir competed in the European women’s championship wearing skin-toned elastic sleeves.

    The compromise between the Israeli national team and FIBA Europe, the Munich-based organization that governs basketball in Europe, came after FIBA refused to allow Shafir...

  • Shafir leaves for Eurobasket tourney with shooter sleeve

    June 16, 2011 | 10:13 am

    Orthodox Jewish women’s basketball player Naama Shafir accompanied the Israel national team to Poland for the Eurobasket tournament.

    FIBA Europe—the Munich-based organization that governs basketball in Europe – had denied a request by the Israeli squad for Shafir to wear a T-shirt...

  • Israeli powers Toledo to landmark women’s hoop title

    April 5, 2011 | 3:09 pm

    Naama Shafir, a Sabbath-observing Israeli, scored a career-high 40 points to power the University of Toledo women’s basketball team to the school’s first national postseason championship in any sport.

    Shafir hit 13 of 27 shots as the host Rockets defeated the University of Southern...