Erez Katz
Personal information
BornApril 9, 1980
NationalityIsraeli
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Career information
Playing career1998–2012
PositionPoint guard
Career highlights and awards

Erez Katz (ארז כץ; born April 9, 1980) is an Israeli former basketball player.[1][2] He played the point guard position.[3][4] He played for Hapoel Jerusalem, Ironi Ashkelon, Hapoel Tel Aviv, Bnei Herzliya, and the Israel men's national basketball team. He was the 2004-05 Israeli Basketball Premier League Defensive Player of the Year.

Biography

Katz.[1][5] He grew up playing for the Hapoel Jerusalem junior basketball team.[6]

Katz played for Hapoel Jerusalem from 1998 to 2004 in the Euroleague and the Eurocup, for Ironi Ashkelon in 2004-05, for Hapoel Tel Aviv in 2005-06, and for Bnei Herzliya from 2006-12 in the Eurocup and the Israeli BSL.[1][7] In 2004-05, he was the Israeli Basketball Premier League Defensive Player of the Year.[8][9]

He was a member of the Israeli U-18, U-20, and U-21 National Basketball Teams.[6][10] In 1998, Katz played in the FIBA U18 Euro Championship A.[1] With them, he won the silver medal at the 2000 European U-20 Championship, and played in the 2001 World U-21 Championship.[6] He was also a member of and captain of the Israel men's national basketball team, and played at the 2003 European Championship.[6][10][11][12]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Erez Katz Player Profile, Bnei Herzelia, International Stats, Events Stats, Game Logs, Awards - RealGM". basketball.realgm.com.
  2. ^ "Erez Katz International Stats". Basketball-Reference.com.
  3. ^ "Erez Katz Basketball Player Profile, Bnei Hertzeliya, News, Winner League, Career, Games Logs, Best, Awards". Eurobasket LLC.
  4. ^ "Basketball / Bnei Hasharon still reeling from riot". Haaretz.
  5. ^ "ISRAEL BASKETBALL SUPER LEAGUE | 2006-07 Season | Bnei Hasharon | Erez Katz". basket.co.il.
  6. ^ a b c d "KATZ, EREZ - EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL". www.euroleaguebasketball.net.
  7. ^ "Bnei Hasharon keeps Erez Katz". 7DAYS EuroCup. June 24, 2008.
  8. ^ "מנהלת ליגת העל בכדורסל". basket.co.il.
  9. ^ "Basketball News, Scores, Stats, Analysis, Standings". www.eurobasket.com.
  10. ^ a b "Eshet Tours Bnei Hasharon Herzliya Erez-Katz". bneihasharon.com.
  11. ^ "National basketball team in a must-win situation against Bosnia". The Jerusalem Post. September 8, 2006.
  12. ^ "ISR – Arnold, Burstein blows for Sherf's Israel". FIBA.basketball. June 28, 2007.