Adam Ariel signed for the season in Jerusalem


(The official website of Hapoel Jerusalem) | Photo: Sports 5

Adam Ariel’s return to his youth club has been on the air in recent weeks and tonight (Tuesday) the trophy holder officially announced this. The 25-year-old slinger, who played for three seasons at the club (12-15), closed the circle when his contract with Maccabi Rishon Lezion ended and he will replace Bar Timor in Oded Katash’s squad.

Remember, Ariel Was part of the Jerusalem squad that won the club’s first championship in the 2015 season despite not participating in many minutes of play. Sling was born in Jerusalem and is a graduate of the team’s youth department so it’s very exciting for him: “To say I’m very happy to be back at Hapoel would be an understatement. I’m coming home! Hapoel is where I grew up and the club I’m been a fan of since I was a kid.

The team coach, Katsch Commenting on joining Ariel: “Adam’s natural place is here and I’m very happy he’s coming home. On a professional level, beyond excellent shooting, Adam brings with him a lot of determination, fighting spirit and as we unfortunately experienced in the last Final Four, very high ability with money on the table. I’m sure he is It will be an important part of our puzzle in the coming season. “

The talented guard has been one of the key players in the last two years in the orange uniform, with whom he lost twice in the Final Four. Just a few weeks ago, Ariel scored the dramatic basket of victory in the quarterfinals against his new-old team. Although the guard did not show enough stability this season at times he looked unstoppable and averaged 7.5 points on 36.4 percent from three in 21.5 minutes per game in the series season. In the playoffs, he recorded 7.2 points per game in 26 minutes.


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