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NBA Draft Disappoints

By Jeremy Fine

June 24, 2010 | 10:04 pm

Well, for weeks now TGR has been trying to follow Jon Scheyer and Sylven Landesberg as they prepare to get drafted into the NBA. I am sadly reporting that neither was taken in the 2010 NBA draft. In fact many no names were taken as Scheyer a national champion from Duke sat and watched the draft come to an end at midnight EST.


I suspect both players will get invited to NBA rookie camps and try to latch on after that. If not, I am sure Maccabi Tel Aviv is waiting.

  • Longest Tennis Match Ever NOT Played By A Jew

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 23, 2010 | 9:21 pm

    So many people want to know is John Isner, who just played the longest tennis match ever, Jewish? The answer is NO, sorry. Below was taken from his website.

    YOU ARE A GREAT ROLE MODEL, BY ANY CHANCE, ARE YOU OF JEWISH DESCENT?
    Submitted by Judith Meyer, Briarcliff,New York
    I’m glad to hear that you think I’m a good role model, i appreciate that comment. Actually I am not of jewish decent but I get asked that frequently I guess because my last name sounds somewhat jewish.

    For more information check out WWW.THEGREATRABBINO.COM

  • Yossi Benayoun - “The Kid” Can Play

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 23, 2010 | 8:05 am

    So I need to honest with everyone who reads this. I am not a soccer fan. For the most part I find it boring. I would rather play ping pong, swim laps, or... More.

  • Where Will Scheyer and Landesberg Go?

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 20, 2010 | 10:36 am

    June 24th will possibly be the next chapter in Jewish Professional Basketball. With two prospects in this year’s NBA draft we went to the Jewish sports... More.

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  • Video of the Week - Farmar’s Game 5 Dunk

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 17, 2010 | 8:40 am

    There could be only one choice for this week’s Video of the Week.

    WWW.THEGREATRABBINO.COM

  • Jewish Basketball Takes a Hit

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 16, 2010 | 8:07 am

    At the beginning of last NCAA basketball season we were super excited about the arrival of Nimrod Tishman. Tishman committed to the University of Florida.... More.

  • Jews in the News

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 13, 2010 | 9:58 am

    Here are a bunch of recent stories to check out involving Jewish sports figures. Enjoy!

    Aaron Rodgers vs. Tony Kornheiser... More.

  • Blackhawks Bring the Cup Home!!!

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 10, 2010 | 2:16 pm

    Last night my good buddy Marc and I headed to Wrigleyville (yes, I walked into my own personal hell). But it was not for a Cubs game (although thanks to... More.

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Rabbi Jeremy Fine is the Assistant Rabbi at Temple of Aaron in St. Paul MN. He was ordained from the Jewish Theological Seminary where he also received a Masters in Jewish...

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