Maccabi Promotes and Extends Zoosman Through 2021

July 27, 2017

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv  announced that Yovel Zoosman (19, 2.00) has been promoted to the first team. Yovel talked to the head coach Neven Spahija and the sports director Nikola Vujcic who informed him that he’s in the team’s plans for the 2017/18 season. His contract with the club throughout the 2020/21 season. Zoosman was one of the stars at the U20 national team who won the silver medal at the Eurobasket…


Maccabi Bolsters Backcourt with Kane

July 24, 2017

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv added another weapon to its backcourt by signing DeAndre Kane. The deal is for one season with an option for a second. Kane (1.96 meters, 27 years old) returns to Israel after finishing the 2015-16 season with Hapoel Eliat. He split this past season between Nizhny Novgorod of Russia and Real Betis Energía Plus of Spain. Kane posted monster numbers in the 7DAYS EuroCup for Nizhny;…


Maccabi Signs Jonah Bolden To A Three Year Deal

July 21, 2017

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv reached an agreement with Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade to bring in power forward Jonah Bolden, who signed a three-year contract with the Israeli powerhouse on Friday. Bolden (2.08 meters, 21 years old) played for FMP Belgrade of Serbia this season, averaging 12.9 points and 7.2 rebounds while hitting 41.9% of his three-pointers, in the Adriatic League. He was awarded the league’s “top prospect” honor, following Dario…


Maccabi tabs versatile forward Thomas

July 17, 2017

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv announced Monday that it has signed versatile forward DeShaun Thomas for the coming season with an option for the 2018-19 campaign. Thomas (2.01 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Anadolu Efes Istanbul, where he averaged 7.3 points in 35 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games, all coming off the bench, last season. He started his professional career with JSF Nanterre, which he helped win the French Cup in…


Maccabi brings back big man Cohen

June 27, 2017

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv has brought another former player back into the fold with the signing of Jake Cohen to a two-year contract. Cohen (2.10 meters, 26 years old) arrives from fellow Israeli side Maccabi Ashdod, where he averaged 13.2 points on 63.3% two-point shooting in 32 games last season. He ranked sixth in the league with 7.7 rebounds and third in average performance index rating (18.8). Cohen made his…


Maccabi brings Spahija back to EuroLeague

June 26, 2017

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv brought Neven Spahija back to the EuroLeague as the team’s new head coach for the next two seasons. Spahija, 54, previously coached Maccabi during the 2006-07 season. He last coached in the EuroLeague in the 2011-12 season with Fenerbahce Istanbul. Spahija spent the previous two seasons with Atlanta in the NBA as the lead assistant coach. He has coached six different teams in parts of seven…