Introduction: Tel Aviv’s most successful basketball club
Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Club is one of the most successful basketball clubs in the world.
The club was founded in 1936 and has won 55 championship titles, making it one of the most successful clubs in Europe. Maccabi Tel Aviv is also one of the most popular clubs in Israel, with a fan base that extends well beyond the country’s borders. The club’s success has come largely through its strong team play and its focus on developing young talent.
History: Maccabi Tel Aviv was founded in 1935
Maccabi Tel Aviv, one of the most successful basketball clubs in Europe, was founded in 1935.
The club won its first European title in 1957, and has since added 11 more championships to its trophy case.
Maccabi Tel Aviv also won the Intercontinental Cup (the precursor to the current FIBA World Cup) twice, in 1968 and 2001.
The team is perhaps best known for its rivalry with CSKA Moscow; the two clubs have met in the European Cup final four times, with CSKA Moscow winning three of those matchups. However, Maccabi Tel Aviv finally got the better of its Russian foes in 2014, when it won the Euroleague championship.
Achievements: Won the Israeli League championship 55 times, more than any other team
Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball is one of the most successful clubs in the world, with 55 Israeli League championships.
The team has also won the European Champions Cup (now called the EuroLeague) five times, and has been runner-up twice. Maccabi is also one of only six clubs to have ever won all three of the major European club competitions:
the Euroleague, the FIBA Saporta Cup (the forerunner of the EuroCup), and the ULEB Cup (the forerunner of the EuroChallenge).
Stadium: The team plays its home games at the Menora Mivtachim Arena, which has a capacity of 10,400 spectators
Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Club is a professional basketball club based in the city of Tel Aviv, Israel. The team plays its home games at the Menora Mivtachim Arena, which has a capacity of 10,400 spectators. The team is one of the most successful clubs in European basketball, with 55 Israeli League championships, 45 Israeli Cup championships, 6 EuroLeague championships, and 3 ULEB Cup championships.
Players: Current players
Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball, one of the most popular clubs in Israeli basketball, is currently composed of several prominent international players. The club’s captain is American-born Tyrese Rice, who has been with the team since 2013. Other key players include American-Israeli Omri Casspi, Slovenian Lior Eliyahu, and Brazilian Marcelo Huertas. Maccabi Tel Aviv has won numerous championships and cup titles over the years, and continues to be a dominant force in Israeli basketball.