Nadav Henefeld, 2005
|Born||June 19, 1968|
Ramat Gan, Israel
|Listed height||2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)|
|Listed weight||107 kg (236 lb)|
|NBA draft||1990 / Undrafted|
|1988–1989||Hapoel Galil Elyon|
|1991–2002||Maccabi Tel Aviv|
|Career highlights and awards|
Henefeld was born in Ramat Gan, Israel, and he initially played pro basketball in his home country, for 2 seasons (1987–88, and 1988–89).
Henefeld joined the University of Connecticut, and played with the Connecticut Huskies, in the 1989–90 "Dream Season", where he was selected as the Big East Conference Rookie of the Year, and set an all-time NCAA Division I freshman record, with 138 steals.
Henefeld returned to Israel for the 1990–91 season, and played with Maccabi Tel Aviv for 12 years, until his retirement from basketball. During that time, he helped his team reach the EuroLeague Final Four on four occasions, in 1991, 2000, 2001 (FIBA SuproLeague), and 2002, winning the FIBA SuproLeague trophy in 2001.
National team careerEdit
Henefeld was a regular member of the senior Israeli national team.