Ironi Nahariya (Hebrew: עירוני נהריה) is a professional basketball club based in Nahariya in northern Israel. The team plays in the Israeli Basketball Premier League, the top tier of Israeli basketball.
|Leagues||Israeli Premier League|
|Arena||Ein Sara Sport Hall|
|Team colors||White, Purple, White |
|General manager||Roy Schilling|
|Head coach||Danny Franco|
|Team captain||Tony Gaffney|
Ironi Nahariya, which was founded as Hapoel Nahariya in 1970, has played in the Israeli Basketball Premier League since the 1991/92 season. The club played there for two seasons, until they were relegated to the second league, and two years later relegated again to the third league. In the 1999/00 season, Nahariya was promoted back to the second league, and in the 2001/02 season they came back to the Israeli Basketball Premier League, after eight years of absence.
In 2009/10 the team was relegated to the second league again, after losing a playoff series against Hapoel Holon. In the 2018-19 season the team was promoted back to the Israeli Basketball Premier League. It plays in Nahariya in a 2,500 seat stadium in the Ein Sara neighborhood.
|Ironi Nahariya roster|
Updated: January 16, 2021
|Pos.||Starting 5||Bench 1||Bench 2|
|C||Devon Scott||Joe Alexander|
|PF||Tomer Porat||Ofek Ben-Yaakov|
|SF||Jaron Blossomgame||Orr Leumi||Noam Akrish|
|SG||Kalin Lucas||Malik Newman||Gal Galinski|
|PG||Ziv Ben-Zvi||Eldar Yakov|
- The Israeli League rule requires every team to have at least one Israeli on the court at any time.
- There should be at least 7 Israelis and up to 5 foreigners on a 12-men game sheet.
Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.
To appear in this section a player must have either:
- David Blatt 1 season: '91–'92
- Luka Pavićević 2 seasons: '92–'94
- Velibor Radović 1 season: '93–'94
- Uri Kokia 5 seasons: '01–'02, '04, '05–'07, '15–'16
- Sharon Shason 2 seasons: '02–'04
- Arthur Lee 2 seasons: '02–'03, '04
- Erez Markovich 3 seasons: '02–'05
- Adrian Pledger 4 seasons: '02–'05, '07–'08
- Eric Campbell 3 seasons: '02–'05
- Barak Peleg 6 seasons: '03–'08, '09–'10
- Amit Ben-David 3 seasons: '03–'07
- Cory Carr 1 season: '05–'06
- Jayson Wells 1 season: '05–'06
- Otis Hill 3 seasons: '05–'08
- Juan Mendez 1 season: '06–'07
- Ido Kozikaro 2 seasons: '06–'08
- Matan Naor 2 seasons: '07–'09
- Raviv Limonad 1 season: '08–'09
- Yogev Ohayon 1 season: '08–'09
- Robert Rothbart 2 seasons: '08–'09, '14–'15
- Jeron Roberts 2 seasons: '10–'12
- Eran Asante 4 seasons: '13–'17
- Mark Lyons 1 season: '14–'15
- John Williamson 1 season: '14–'15
- Richard Howell 1 season: '15–'16
- Michael Umeh 1 season: '15–'16
- Cameron Clark 1 season: '15–'16
- Gilbert Brown 2 seasons: '15–'17
- Niv Berkowitz 2 seasons: '15–'17
- Scotty Hopson 1 season: '16–'17
- Jonathan Skjöldebrand 2 seasons: '16–'18
- Tyrone Nash 2 seasons: '16–'18
- Igor Nesterenko 3 seasons: '16–'19
- Alex Young 1 season: '17–'18
- Corey Webster 1 season: '17–'18
- Anthony Barber 2 seasons: '17–'19
- Yiftach Ziv 2 seasons: '17–'19
- Myke Henry 1 season: '18–'19
Season by seasonEdit
|Season||Tier||Division||Pos.||Postseason||State Cup||Other cups||European competitions|
|2003–04||3rd||Semifinals||–||–||3||FIBA Europe League|
|2004–05||6th||Quarterfinals||–||–||3||FIBA Europe League|
|2005–06||4th||Semifinals||–||–||3||FIBA Europe League|
|2006–07||5th||Quarterfinals||–||League Cup||3||FIBA Europe League|
|2010–11||2||National League||14th||–||First Round||–||–|
|2014–15||1||Premier League||10th||–||Round of 16||–||–|
|2015–16||4th||Quarterfinals||Round of 16||–||–|
|2016–17||6th||Quarterfinals||Round of 16||League Cup||3||Champions League|
|4||FIBA Europe Cup|
|2017–18||9th||–||Round of 16||League Cup||–|
|2018–19||11th||–||First Round||League Cup||–|
|2019–20||11th||–||Runner up||League Cup||–|
|2020–21||Round of 16||League Cup||Balkan League||RS|
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