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Thursday 29 Kislev 5777 - Dec 29, 2016

Basketball (NBA):

Omri Casspi is back after missing 5 games due to illness. On Dec 26, the Sacramento Kings edged the Philadelphia 76ers 102-100. Casspi scored 2 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 13 minutes of playing time off the bench for the Kings. He has played in 17 games this season and is averaging 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in 19.8 minutes per game.


Israeli Elite League:

On Dec 25, Gal Mekel scored 8 points and dished off 6 assists to help Maccabi Tel Aviv defeat Maccabi Rishon LeZion 93-84.


Women's Basketball (Women's Israeli Elite League):

B'not Ashdod has a 6-1 won-loss record this season. On Dec 26 they trounced Ramat HaSharon 85-40. Shay Doron scored 6 points and Naama Shafir scored 5 points for Ashdod in that game.


Ice Hockey:

Mike Cammalleri has netted 9 goals and 10 assists in 29 games for the NJ Devils thus far this season. Jason Zucker has 8 goals and 14 assists in 34 games for the Minnesota Wild. Zach Hyman has 5 goals and 7 assists in 33 games for the Toronto Maple Leafs.



Brett Sterling has 5 goals and 8 assists in 25 games for the Chicago Wolves. Brendan Leipsic has 8 goals and 19 assists in 22 games for the Toronto Marlies. David Warsofsky has 5 goals and 16 assists in 20 games for the Wilkes Barre / Scranton Penguins.



Jacob Micflikier has 9 goals and 12 assists in 29 games for Biel HC of the Swiss-A league.



Current and former Major Leaguers Gabe Kapler, Danny Valencia, Ike Davis, Sam Fuld (Jewish father), Ryan Lavarnway, Jon Moscot, Josh Zeid, Cody Decker and Ty Kelley will be leading a contingent of Jewish baseball players from the USA who will be representing Israel in the World Baseball Classic on a trip to Israel at the beginning of January 2017.

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