Deni Avdija joins Maccabi for the Israeli Winner League
The planned NBA draft lottery for 2020 Deni Avdija will return to Maccabi Tel Aviv when the Israeli Winner League returns on June 21.
“Before I go to the US, I have to do a job here in Israel,” Avdija wrote in an email. “As a competitor, I am committed to my organization and teammates to bring a championship to Tel Aviv. We had a great season. If I win the title despite the delay and without live fans, I have the feeling that the hard work was worth it. “
The 19-year-old scored an average of 12.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 27 minutes per game before the league interrupted the game in March.
The Israeli winning league is one of only three leagues across Europe to resume after the COVID 19 pandemic and the only one to play with all teams in regular league format.
According to reports, they will not use the “bubble” concept to isolate players.
Instead, teams will play home and away games without fans in arenas around Israel.
The players were instructed to quarantine at home, except for practicing or playing.
Maccabi Tel Aviv currently leads the league with two games against Hapoel Jerusalem.
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