Israeli NBA player shines in preseason tour de force
Playing 21 minutes, Gal Mekel finished with seven points and six assists, helping the Mavericks cruise to an 89-83 victory against the Charlotte Bobcats.
GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - On a team filled with international stars such as Germany’s Dirk Nowitzki and Spain's Jose Calderon, one player stands out for those back in his home country. The Dallas Mavericks' Gal Mekel, the second Israeli ever to play in the NBA, has slowly but surely gained his footing in the world’s top league....
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