Anonymous
Years ago

Childress touring with Maccabi Haifa B.C

Joined the team for their NBA pre-season games and had a solid game in their first hit out. I wonder if it's a trial to join their team for the season? Interesting since the main reason he didn't return to Adelaide was due to money.

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rjd  
Years ago

That is an Israeli second division team, right? Looking at the boxscore, it appears that 10 players were given more than 10 minutes of court time, with 8 of them being imports. Were they using the game as a trial run for imports, or they don't have import restrictions?

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DC  
Years ago

Not sure, but that is interesting. Maybe it was a trial run, but wouldn't second division be a little sub par for Childress and the others?

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paul  
Years ago

Haifa has been first division for eons but relegated this year. Every year they tour the US playing against NBA teams and generally getting flogged.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

So it's likely they have just asked some locals to help them be a little more competitive I'm guessing.

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orbit  
Years ago

Thought he was with sydney?

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Jon  
Years ago

No he isn't playing for Sydney. It's been said he was retiring or semi-retiring.

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