Maccabi Ashdod B.C.

Maccabi Ashdod B.C. (Hebrew: מכבי אשדוד‎) is a professional basketball team based in the port city of Ashdod, Israel. The team currently plays in the Israeli National League.

Maccabi SCE Ashdod
Maccabi SCE Ashdod logo
LeaguesLiga Leumit
Founded1961; 60 years ago (1961)
HistoryMaccabi Ashdod
(1961–present)
ArenaHaKiriya Arena
Capacity2,200
LocationAshdod, Israel
Team colorsYellow and Blue
     
CEOShlomi Ben Mayor
PresidentArmaund Asulin
Team managerAaron Freed
Head coachOfer Rahimi
Team captain[[]]
Home Game in the HaKiriya Arena (2010)

HistoryEdit

The team was founded in 1961 by "Maccabi Ashdod Sports Association", with the help of former Maccabi Cairo players who migrated to Israel and played for the club in the first years in the Outdoor court.

The team played in the Second league since 1998/99. and in the Ligat Ha'al in Israel since 2010/11.

In the 2010/11 Season, the team finished in sixth place, and in the playoff up to quarter-final. In the State Cup, Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the Semi-final.

In the 2011/12 Season, the team reached the finals of the championship of Israel, and Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the final game 63-83.

On October 6, 2012, the team reached the finals of the League Cup, and Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv 65-75.

HonoursEdit

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

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

Maccabi Ashdod B.C. roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
PF 3   McShepard, Billy 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 18 – (2002-08-31)31 August 2002
PG 4   Rozenfeld, Arthur 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 26 – (1995-02-08)8 February 1995
SF 5   Ringvald, Dvir 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 21 – (1999-06-07)7 June 1999
PG 6   Alon, Amit 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 21 – (2000-02-09)9 February 2000
PF 7   Pitshon, Raviv 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 31 – (1989-10-27)27 October 1989
PF 8   David, Sagiv 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 28 – (1992-11-15)15 November 1992
SG 9     Scott, Durand 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 30 – (1990-04-22)22 April 1990
SG 10   Laish, Noam 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 27 – (1993-08-22)22 August 1993
SG 11   Ben-Zaken, Amit 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 19 – (2001-12-19)19 December 2001
SG 12     Cohen, Jordan 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 23 – (1997-07-31)31 July 1997
SF 13   Drapich, Dolev 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 28 – (1992-12-23)23 December 1992
C 14   Levy, Yogev 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 23 – (1998-02-17)17 February 1998
SF 15   Zano, Ariel 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 21 – (1999-10-23)23 October 1999
SG 22   Yankovich, Nadav 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 33 – (1987-08-10)10 August 1987
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: February 16, 2020

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Billy McShepard Raviv Pitshon Yogev Levi
PF Sagiv David Dvir Ringvald Nadav Yankovich
SF Dolev Darpich Ariel Zano Amit Ben-Zaken
SG Durand Scott Amit Alon Jordan Cohen
PG Arthur Rozenfeld Noam Laish
  • 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.

Criteria

To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit