JPost One-on-One weekly ‘Zoomcast’: Gil Hoffman talks to Israeli basketball memoir Tal Brody about Israel’s chances for additional Olympic medals
Jpost Zoomcast S01E28: Gil Hoffman talks to Israeli basketball memoir Tal Brody
In 1977, Brody helped lead Maccabi Tel Aviv to the FIBA European Champions Cup championship, defeating the Soviet Red Army crew, CSKA Moscow.
“We are on the draw! And we’re staying on the draw – not only in sports, but in every little thing,” Brody stated wait on then, in a quote that grew to become section of Israeli lore.
Hoffman asks Brody if Israel continues to be on the draw, if it has only won ten medals in all the Olympics since 1952.
Brody compares the impact of winning medals and international boycotts on Israel’s image.
They issue about their internal divides as residents of each and every Israel and the US, watching Friday’s Olympic baseball recreation between Israel and the US.
Hoffman ventures a prediction: “A crew with at the least blue and white in their flag will consume the recreation.”