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Ironi Nahariya (Hebrew: עירוני נהריה‎) is a professional basketball club based in Nahariya in northern Israel. The team plays in Israeli Basketball Premier League.

Ironi Nahariya
Ironi Nahariya logo
LeaguesIsraeli Premier League
Founded1970; 49 years ago (1970)
HistoryHapoel Nahariya
(1970–2006)
Iscar Nahariya
(2007–2008)
Ironi Nahariya
(2008–present)
ArenaEin Sara Sport Hall
Capacity2,500[1]
Team colorsWhite, Purple, White
         
CEODudu Lamberg
PresidentNissim Alfasi
General managerRoy Schilling
Head coachDanny Franco
Team captainTony Gaffney
Websiteironinahariya.com
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Team colours

Uniform

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Team colours

Uniform

HistoryEdit

Nahariya, which was founded as Hapoel Nahariya has played in the Israeli Premier League for the first time in the 1991/92 season. The club played there for two seasons until they relegated to the second league and two years later relegated again to the third league. In the 1999/00 season, Nahariya has promoted back to the second season and in the 2001/02 season they came back to the Premier League, after eight years of absence.

In 2009/10 the team relegated to the second league again, after losing a playoff series against Hapoel Holon . In the 18-19 season the team was promoted back to the Premier League.

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Ironi Nahariya roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
F/C 4   Adrien, Jeff 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 33 – (1986-02-10)10 February 1986
PG 7   Waters, Dominic 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 33 – (1986-09-28)28 September 1986
PG 8   Misgav, Niv 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 24 – (1995-07-25)25 July 1995
F/C 9   Segev, Itay 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 24 – (1995-06-15)15 June 1995
G 11   Shulman, Eyal 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 32 – (1987-09-17)17 September 1987
F/C 13   Gaffney, Tony (C) 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 34 – (1984-11-14)14 November 1984
G 15   Lugashi, Shalev 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 18 – (2001-09-18)18 September 2001
G/F 20   Akrish, Noam 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 18 – (2001-10-10)10 October 2001
G 21     Warech, Travis 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 28 – (1991-07-05)5 July 1991
G 22   McNeal, Jerel 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 32 – (1987-01-06)6 January 1987
G 23   Cohen, Tomer 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 21 – (1997-11-10)10 November 1997
PG 24   Yakov, Eldar 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 18 – (2001-10-07)7 October 2001
G/F 77   Koulechov, Egor 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 24 – (1994-11-05)5 November 1994
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: September 9, 2019

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Jeff Adrien Itay Segev
PF Tony Gaffney Noam Akrish
SF Egor Koulechov Travis Warech Shalev Logashi
SG Jerel McNeal Eyal Shulman Tomer Cohen
PG Dominic Waters Niv Misgav 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.

Source: basket.co.il

Notable playersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier Division Pos. Postseason State Cup Other cups European competitions
2001–02 2 National League 2 Runners-up  
2002–03 1 Premier League 2 Runners-up
2003–04 1 Premier League 3 Semifinals 3 FIBA Europe League
QF
2004–05 1 Premier League 6 Quarterfinals 3 FIBA Europe League
QF
2005–06 1 Premier League 4 Semifinals 3 FIBA Europe League
RS
2006–07 1 Premier League 5 Quarterfinals 3 FIBA Europe League
RS
2007–08 1 Premier League 4 Semifinals
2008–09 1 Premier League 7 Quarterfinals Semifinals
2009–10 1 Premier League 9 League Cup
RU
2010–11 2 National League 14
2011–12 2 National League 10
2012–13 2 National League 2 Semifinalist
2013–14 2 National League 1 Champions  
2014–15 1 Premier League 10 Round of 16
2015–16 1 Premier League 4 Quarterfinalist Round of 16
2016–17 1 Premier League 6 Quarterfinalist Round of 16 3 Champions League
RS
4 FIBA Europe Cup
QF
2017–18 1 Premier League 9 Round of 16 League Cup
RU
2018–19 1 Premier League 11 First Round

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