NEWS

22.09.2003
European Championship for Men 2005 Qualification
Following the meeting of the FIBA Europe Board in November 2002, it was decided that a new system of qualification would be implemented for the 2005 European Championship for Men.
14.09.2003
Russia 82 Israel 89

The game for seventh place between Russia and Israel was a display of different approaches on the offensive end. Russia shot 36 three-pointers in the game, while Israel only attempted 6 shots from beyond the arc. Israel's strategy proved to be the most effective one, as they won the game.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Erez Katz 1.90 09.04.1980 Jerusalem 
5Yotam Halperin SG 1.93 24.01.1984 Tel-Aviv (ISR)  
6Derrick Lanorris Sharp 1.83 05.10.1971 Orlando, FL (USA)  
7Moshe Mizrahi SF 2.02 08.04.1980 Holon (ISR)  
8Israel Sheinfeld 2.07 01.07.1976 Ramat Gan (ISR)  
9Gur Shelef 2.01 10.01.1974 Tel Aviv (ISR)  
10Tal Burstein SF 1.98 19.02.1980 Petah-Tikva (ISR)  
11Meir Tapiro PG 1.95 28.03.1975 Haifa (ISR)  
12Yoav Saffar 2.05 30.09.1975 Jaffa (ISR)  
13Ido Kozikaro 2.02 08.01.1978 Zefat (ISR)  
14Yaniv Green 2.04 16.05.1980 Tel Aviv (ISR)  
15Shahar Gordon 2.10 07.06.1980 Ramat Gan (ISR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Muli Katzurin
Assistant Coach: Yarum Harush

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12.09.2003
Israel 56 Greece 63

Greece won over Israel in a game that featured few highlights. Greek forward Antonios Fotsis, formerly of the Memphis Grizzlies, had his best game of the tournament with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals.

11.09.2003
Spain 78 Israel 64

Spain's superstar Pau Gasol decided the outcome in the quarterfinal against Israel with an amazing fourth quarter performance. Gasol scored 14 straight points for Spain as their lead grew from 61-57 to 75-64 in the fourth quarter. 

Pau Gasol finished the game with 25 points, 7 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. He shot 8 of 11 from the floor and 9 of 11 from the line. Gasol had 3 rim-rattling dunks in his 14 point outburst in the fourth. Spain also got a good perfromance from Gasol's fellow big man Jose Garbajosa who scored 13 points on 4 for 7 shooting.

Slovenia 76 Israel 7808.09.2003
Israel 91 Latvia 7507.09.2003
Israel 62 Lithuania 94 06.09.2003
Germany 86 Israel 8105.09.2003
Israel Regroup With Shelef Back In Side 30.08.2003
Shelef Apologises To Coach Katzurin25.08.2003
Duo Dropped By Israel23.08.2003
Israel Stops The Rot21.08.2003
Alarm Bells Ringing In Israel20.08.2003
Lithuania 88 Israel 7917.08.2003

Team

Israel
Israel
Israel

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Tapiro11.9
RTY. Green4.6
ASM. Tapiro3.4
STM. Tapiro1.9
BSY. Green0.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

05.09.2003vs GER[L] 81-86
06.09.2003vs LTU[L] 62-94
07.09.2003vs LAT[W] 91-75
08.09.2003vs SLO[W] 78-76
11.09.2003vs ESP[L] 64-78
12.09.2003vs GRE[L] 56-63
14.09.2003vs RUS[W] 89-82

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Staff

President: Dani Haloutz
Secretary General: Yaacov Ben Shoshan
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