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DRE'-MAC
02-18-2010, 11:46 PM
I was just curious if yall know what players in the NBA are Jewish.
The only ones I could think of are Jordan Farmar, Omri Casspi, and David Lee.
Anyone else?

xbrackattackx
02-18-2010, 11:47 PM
Racist.....?

JNA17
02-18-2010, 11:51 PM
david lee is jewish?

Corey
02-18-2010, 11:52 PM
I'll allow this thread for now as the OP seems to be legitimately asking.

First racist comment will receive at LEAST an infraction.

Let it be known.

DRE'-MAC
02-18-2010, 11:59 PM
Racist.....?

I'm not trying to be racist. I'm Jewish...so I was just trying to figure if any Jews play in the NBA besides those three.

Raps18-19 Champ
02-19-2010, 12:01 AM
Not to sure.

I didn't even know Lee is Jewish.

JWO35
02-19-2010, 12:04 AM
Kevin Garnett

Agar81
02-19-2010, 12:05 AM
I know David Stern is and that Red Auerbach was...

Corey
02-19-2010, 12:06 AM
Kevin Garnett

He's asking a serious question. There's no need to make jokes.

EaglesJackson10
02-19-2010, 12:06 AM
Kevin Garnett

HAHAHA. Yea him and allen iverson.

Corey
02-19-2010, 12:07 AM
I know David Stern is and that Red Auerbach was...

True. Though he isn't in the NBA yet, I know Jon Scheyer is jewish as well.

sargon21
02-19-2010, 12:08 AM
scheyer's not jewish he's german

heyman321
02-19-2010, 12:12 AM
Bruce Bowen.

ldc62
02-19-2010, 12:13 AM
Jews are owners not players... not trying to be anti semitic but its a fact.

ldc62
02-19-2010, 12:14 AM
Lol this guy sees Lee with a jew-curl and hes a whiteboy so he assumes hes jewish...what a jew. (I'm a black Jew, so I'm not being anti-semitic)

Yea David Lee is in no way a jew. Thats like asking if hes asian just because of his last name.

xbrackattackx
02-19-2010, 12:15 AM
I'm not trying to be racist. I'm Jewish...so I was just trying to figure if any Jews play in the NBA besides those three.

Well why should anyone's heritage or Culture matter about their nba stature? Is this thread worthy? If this was ''how mow many Blacks''(Cause we know that offensive) it would have been closed as I am Jewish I do find this offensive.We should be more worried about stats,Team trades and games other than their skin color.

JWO35
02-19-2010, 12:15 AM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Jewish_American_sportspeople

CELTICSBANNER18
02-19-2010, 12:16 AM
Mark Cuban
Red Auerbach
Irv Bemoras
Senda Berenson Abbott
David Bluthenthal
Larry Brown
Shay Doron
Jordan Farmar
Hank Finkel
Lawrence Frank
Marty Friedman
Dutch Garfinkel
Ernie Grunfeld
Doug Gottlieb
Edward Gottlieb
Art Heyman
Nate Huffman
Nat Holman
Red Holzman
Ralph Kaplowitz
Louis Klotz
Nancy Lieberman
Harry Litwack
Jerry Reinsdorf
Lennie Rosenbluth
Danny Schayes
Dolph Schayes
Ossie Schectman
Jon Scheyer
Barney Sedran
Neal Walk
David Stern

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Jewish_American_sportspeople#Basketball

avrpatsfan
02-19-2010, 12:17 AM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Jewish_American_sportspeople

Thread Closed

Agar81
02-19-2010, 12:18 AM
chill out brackattack. I'm Jewish as well and I don't find this offensive, and rather it's people we can be proud of playing in the NBA. It's simply asking a question.

heyman321
02-19-2010, 12:19 AM
Well why should anyone's heritage or Culture matter about their nba stature? Is this thread worthy? If this was ''how mow many Blacks''(Cause we know that offensive) it would have been closed as I am Jewish I do find this offensive.We should be more worried about stats,Team trades and games other than their skin color.

I don't seem to understand why you and the Celtic mod think Judaism is a race. It's a religion.

DRE'-MAC
02-19-2010, 12:21 AM
Lol this guy sees Lee with a jew-curl and hes a whiteboy so he assumes hes jewish...what a jew. (I'm a black Jew, so I'm not being anti-semitic)

Well, he looks Jewish and I googled it and most the links I got said he is Jewish.

RadiantShot
02-19-2010, 12:23 AM
I know David Stern is and that Red Auerbach was...

You cannot even fathom how badly I want to say something right now, God, it sucks holding back.

Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeassseee Coreeyyyyyyyy?!!!

kozelkid
02-19-2010, 12:31 AM
scheyer's not jewish he's german

He's Jewish. He went to my school.
Also I never knew David Lee was jewish...

Mikeleafs
02-19-2010, 12:35 AM
You cannot even fathom how badly I want to say something right now, God, it sucks holding back.

Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeassseee Coreeyyyyyyyy?!!!

Im Jewish too so I'll say it for you... conspiracy??? LOL

DC Dynasty
02-19-2010, 12:36 AM
scheyer's not jewish he's german

WOW!!!!! German is a nationality. Jewish describes a person or thing associated with the religion, Judaism. That is by far the most ******** post I have ever seen on this site.

DC Dynasty
02-19-2010, 12:44 AM
Most Jews might not be gifted athletically, but most are extremely intelligent people. There are more owners and agents than players.

jrice9
02-19-2010, 12:47 AM
Jews are owners not players... not trying to be anti semitic but its a fact.
First this is antisemtic

Second this is false, even if there are only 2 Jewish players in the NBA (Farmer and Casspi) and assuming there are 440 players in the NBA, that means theres at least 1 Jew for every 220 NBA players.

Jews do not make up for 1/220th of the world population meaning they actually are overplaying there role.

Larry Brown would lead other Jewish figures including John Krause.

And of course theres Red as well.

Theres more, so I think this comment is pretty ignorant.

jrice9
02-19-2010, 12:48 AM
Most Jews might not be gifted athletically, but most are extremely intelligent people. There are more owners and agents than players.
This is again a racial stereotype.

Sandy Koufax anyone?


Marty Turco in hockey

Michael Cammalari as well.

A small minority group not having a totally dominant percentage does not make them unathletic just not exceptional

DC Dynasty
02-19-2010, 12:51 AM
Whoever was "Pro Slavery", private message me please.

MacFitz92
02-19-2010, 12:56 AM
I never knew Mark Cuban was jewish.

jrice9
02-19-2010, 12:56 AM
Also news to me

EAGLESOWN123
02-19-2010, 01:03 AM
WOW!!!!! German is a nationality. Jewish describes a person or thing associated with the religion, Judaism. That is by far the most ******** post I have ever seen on this site.

+1, exactly what I was going to say.

DC Dynasty
02-19-2010, 01:05 AM
Commissioners or former commissioners.....

NBA : Davis Stern is Jewish
NFL: Paul Tagliabue is Jewish
NHL: Gary Battman is Jewish
MLB: Bud Selig is Jewish

magichatnumber9
02-19-2010, 01:08 AM
David Lee is not Jewish. Hes catholic... But Stern is and what hes done to the league is proof.Dude thats a borderline comment right there. I have a history of basketball DVD, and plenty of books and Jewish Americans have done so much for the growth of basketball.

DC Dynasty
02-19-2010, 01:08 AM
The Mods are watching over this thread like Fort Knox.

PHX2daDEATH
02-19-2010, 01:10 AM
This is again a racial stereotype.

Sandy Koufax anyone?


Marty Turco in hockey

Michael Cammalari as well.

A small minority group not having a totally dominant percentage does not make them unathletic just not exceptional

Dont forget Rod Carew .. I only know that cus of the Adam Sandler song lol

What about Paul Shirley?

ombada
02-19-2010, 01:16 AM
+1, exactly what I was going to say.


That's not true, Jews are a race, Judaism is a religion and by virtue of being descendants of the Israelites, its also a nationality.


The Jews (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים‎, Yehudim, Yiddish: ייִדן, Yidn), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious group originating in the Israelites or Hebrews of the Ancient Near East. The Jewish ethnicity, nationality, and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the traditional faith of the Jewish nation.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jews

ldc62
02-19-2010, 01:17 AM
Well, he looks Jewish and I googled it and most the links I got said he is Jewish.

David Lee is an extremely common name. You probably got David Lee [Roth]... David Lee (NBA player) is not a JeW.

marvILLous
02-19-2010, 01:18 AM
drake

DC Dynasty
02-19-2010, 01:18 AM
That's not true, Jews are a race, Judaism is a religion and by virtue of being descendants of the Israelites, its also a nationality.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jews

Jews are not a nationality!

http://judaism.about.com/od/abcsofjudaism/a/beingjewish.htm

Last time I checked, there wasn't a Jewish Passport.

ldc62
02-19-2010, 01:18 AM
Terrible thread idea btw... Its a couple more pages from being closed.

RadiantShot
02-19-2010, 01:22 AM
im jewish too so i'll say it for you... Conspiracy??? Lol

lol!!!! :d

ombada
02-19-2010, 01:26 AM
Jews are not a nationality!

http://judaism.about.com/od/abcsofjudaism/a/beingjewish.htm

Last time I checked, there wasn't a Jewish Passport.

That link is BS, Im israeli, i went the hebrew academy of indianapolis until 8th grade. Thats a jewish only school. I studied jewish law... It is a nationality.

philab
02-19-2010, 01:27 AM
Commissioners or former commissioners.....

NBA : Davis Stern is Jewish
NFL: Paul Tagliabue is Jewish
NHL: Gary Battman is Jewish
MLB: Bud Selig is Jewish

Paul TAGLIABUE is Jewish?

Haha, not even close buddy. That's about the most Italian-sounding name I've ever heard.

DC Dynasty
02-19-2010, 01:29 AM
That link is BS, Im israeli, i went the hebrew academy of indianapolis until 8th grade. Thats a jewish only school. I studied jewish law... It is a nationality.

Do some more research. It is not considered a nationality. Look up the definition of a nationality. Jews may consider it a nationality, but the rest of the world does not.

Wilson
02-19-2010, 01:31 AM
OK this thread has steadily gotten more and more off-topic and I don't think it's going to lead us anywhere productive so I'm going to shut it down.