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2019–20 Israeli Basketball Premier League

The 2019–20 Israeli Basketball Premier League, for sponsorship reasons Ligat Winner, is the 66th season of the Israeli Basketball Premier League.

Israeli Basketball Premier League
Competition details
Season 2019-20
Teams 12
Dates October 2019 – May 2020
TV Sport 5

TeamsEdit

Teams of the 2018–19 Israeli Basketball Premier League

Maccabi Haifa has been promoted to the league after winning 2018–19 Liga Leumit after they won Hapoel Galil Elyon 3–1 in the Series Finals, and comes back just one year after their relegation.[1] Meanwhile, Bnei Herzliya was relegated after finishing in the last place the previous season .

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Hapoel Be'er Sheva Be'er Sheva Conch Arena 3,000
Hapoel Eilat Eilat Begin Arena 1,490
Hapoel Gilboa Galil Gilboa Regional Council Gan Ner Sports Hall 2,100
Hapoel Holon Holon Holon Toto Hall 5,500
Hapoel Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem Payis Arena 11,600
Hapoel Tel Aviv Tel Aviv Drive in Arena 3,504
Ironi Nahariya Nahariya Ein Sarah 2,500
Ironi Nes Ziona Ness Ziona Lev Hamoshava 1,200
Maccabi Ashdod Ashdod HaKiriya Arena 2,200
Maccabi Haifa Haifa Romema Arena 5,000
Maccabi Rishon LeZion Rishon LeZion Beit Maccabi Rishon 2,500
Maccabi Tel Aviv Tel Aviv Menora Mivtachim Arena 11,060

Personnel and sponsorshipEdit

Team Chairman Head coach Team captain Kit manufacturer Main sponsor
Hapoel Be'er Sheva   Kfir Arazi   Rami Hadar    Spencer Weisz Spalding Altshuler Shaham
Hapoel Eilat   Nachi Indik   Eric Alfasi   Avi Ben-Chimol Peak Yossi Avrahami
Hapoel Gilboa Galil   Haim Ohayon   Lior Lubin   Netanel Artzi Peak Gilboa Regional Council
Hapoel Holon   Shlomo Issac   Sharon Drucker   Shlomi Harush Peak UNET
Hapoel Jerusalem   Eyal Chomski   Oded Kattash   Bar Timor Macron Bank Yahav
Hapoel Tel Aviv   Rami Cohen   Ariel Beit-Halahmy   Tomer Ginat Peak SP Metzer
Ironi Nahariya   Nissim Alfasi   Danny Franco   Tony Gaffney Peak
Ironi Nes Ziona   Yaniv Mizrahi   Nadav Zilberstein   Tal Dunne Kappa Chai Motors
Maccabi Ashdod   Armaund Asulin   Brad Greenberg   Lior Eliyahu AND1 SCE
Maccabi Haifa   Jeff Rosen   Daniel Seoane    Willy Workman Joma
Maccabi Rishon LeZion   Itzhak Peri   Guy Goodes   Oz Blayzer Under Armour Winner
Maccabi Tel Aviv   Shimon Mizrahi   Ioannis Sfairopoulos    John DiBartolomeo Nike FOX

Regular seasonEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Maccabi Tel Aviv 2 2 0 183 152 +31 4 Advance to playoffs
2 Hapoel Holon 2 2 0 192 161 +31 4
3 Hapoel Jerusalem 2 2 0 183 153 +30 4
4 Ironi Nes Ziona 2 1 1 160 164 −4 3
5 Ironi Nahariya 2 1 1 134 140 −6 3
6 Maccabi Rishon LeZion 2 1 1 141 150 −9 3
7 Hapoel Gilboa Galil 1 1 0 100 73 +27 2
8 Hapoel Eilat 2 0 2 147 165 −18 2
9 Hapoel Tel Aviv 2 0 2 147 179 −32 2
10 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 2 0 2 142 175 −33 2
11 Maccabi Ashdod 1 0 1 86 103 −17 1
12 Maccabi Haifa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Liga Leumit
Updated to match(es) played on October 14, 2019. Source: Basket.co.il

Rounds 1 to 22Edit

Home \ Away HBS HEI HGG HHO HJE HTA INA INZ MAS MHA MRL MTA
Hapoel Be'er Sheva 69–75
Hapoel Eilat 61–63
Hapoel Gilboa Galil 100–73
Hapoel Holon 89–75 103–86
Hapoel Jerusalem
Hapoel Tel Aviv 72–90
Ironi Nahariya 71–79
Ironi Nes Ziona 81–93
Maccabi Ashdod
Maccabi Haifa
Maccabi Rishon LeZion 66–81
Maccabi Tel Aviv 102–86
Updated to match(es) played on October 14, 2019. Source: Basket.co.il
Colours: Blue = home team win; Red = away team win.

AwardsEdit

MVP of the RoundEdit

Round Player Team EFF Ref.
October
1
   T. J. Cline Hapoel Holon
27
[2]
2
  Alex Hamilton Maccabi Rishon LeZion
36
[3]

Israeli clubs in European competitionsEdit

Team Competition Progress
Maccabi Tel Aviv EuroLeague Regular season
Maccabi Rishon LeZion EuroCup Regular season
Hapoel Jerusalem Champions League Regular season
Hapoel Holon Regular season
Ironi Nes Ziona FIBA Europe Cup Regular season

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maccabi Haifa are National League champions
  2. ^ "Round 1 MVP: T. J. Cline" (in Hebrew). October 7, 2018.
  3. ^ "Round 2 MVP: Alex Hamilton" (in Hebrew). October 15, 2018.