I have a little more self-control than Sportscenter, which means that half of the content on this blog will not be related to Jeremy Lin. But after sharing Monday what Lin’s success and character has meant to Asian Americans, in particular Asian American Christians, I had to mention...
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Like so many Americans, I’ve been caught up in Lin-sanity. The numbers being put up by Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin are jaw-dropping.
And don’t call him Tim Tebow 2.0. He’s no gimmick; he’s a true point guard who absolutely savaged the Lakers on Friday night. The only real...
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Omri Casspi is done waiting around for the NBA season to start. Haaretz reports that he has signed with the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team amidst the lockout between NBA owners and the basketball players.
Casspi previously played two seasons with the Sacramento Kings and was...
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A Florida Jewish day school is hiring former NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson to coach its boys’ basketball team.
Anderson, 40, was expected to sign a contract Thursday to head the boys’ squad at the 120-student David Posnack Jewish Day School in Davie, Bloomberg reported.
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Amar’e Stoudemire asked fans on Twitter if he should play in Israel during the NBA lockout.
“Should I go to Israel and play for Maccabi Tel Aviv during the lockout?” Stoudemire, an all-star forward for the New York Knicks, tweeted July 8.
He included the championship-winning...
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NBA All-Star Dwight Howard will visit Israel to hold a basketball clinic for teens.
Howard, of the Orlando Magic, and several former NBA All-Stars will also scrimmage against the Maccabi Haifa professional basketball team of the Israeli Basketball Super League.
The group of current...
August 23, 2010 | 10:40 am
Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks reportedly said he is a practicing Jew “spiritually and culturally.”
Stoudemire, who last month visited Israel on a spiritual journey to explore his Jewish roots, made the comments in an interview with Page Six of The New York Post. He also...
November 24, 2009 | 7:37 pm
Before the Grizzlies’ 116-105 win over the Kings last night, Memphis center Hamed Haddadi, the league’s first Iranian player, took some time out to meet and shake hands with Sacramento’s Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA.
The meeting was a first for Haddadi. In...
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If you're looking to win your office March Madness pool, put your money on the Jews. Representing the West Coast in this year's dance are Cal forward/center Amit Tamir and Stanford University guard/forward Dan Grunfeld.
Grunfeld has been a reliable force off the bench this season,...