Israel Gonzalez / Head Coach

Šalis: Spain
Gimė: 1975-02-16
ALBA Berlin
ALBA Berlin
Mike James made headlines with his comments about ALBA Berlin using the box-and-one defense throughout the entire game recently, calling the tactic gutless. With Virtus Segafredo Bologna's head coach Sergio Scariolo having already responded, coach Ioannis Sfairopoulos chimed in as well.
If for the older generation, Jack Sikma is one of the best centers world basketball has ever seen, for the younger fans, the Hall-of-Famer is the father of Luke Sikma, current ALBA Berlin and former Valencia Basket power forward.

The German league champions ALBA Berlin extended a contract with head coach Israel Gonzalez for three years (until 2025), per the official club report.

The head coach of ALBA Berlin, Israel Gonzalez, is set to extend the contract with the German powerhouse, according to BasketNews sources. Both sides are negotiating the details of the deal. The contract should be for at least two years, per sources. Gonzalez penned a one-year agreement and took over ALBA last summer when long-time head coach Aito Garcia Reneses stepped down from the position. ...
The EuroLeague season hit a crucial checkpoint. The eight remaining teams will continue their campaign in the payoffs, while the other 10 have time to reconsider their future. Usually, the future projections start with the head coach, and the current market shows that the upcoming summer might be unpredictable. A few solid EuroLeague coaches are on expiring deals, and the uncertain situation in ...
There were not many people believing in ALBA Berlin's chances in their fight for a playoff spot before their trip to Istanbul at the beginning of the week, but they keep surprising everyone, probably including themselves. Despite not having Luke Sikma, Marcus Eriksson, Tamir Blatt, and Luis Olinde, the basketball hipster team of Berlin kept their hopes alive behind Yovel Zoosman's career-high 20 ...
Alba in Spanish, Israel Gonzalez's native language, means dawn. From a more pragmatic and maybe cynical perspective, which also reflects reality, the Alba Group is simply the name of the Berlin-based company that in 1991 lent its name to the basketball team which emerged from now-defunct BG Charlottenburg. Since then, ALBA Berlin have been a powerhouse in the German basketball universe. But over ...
Olympiacos Piraeus (4-2) returned to winning ways after their defeat to CSKA Moscow last week by downing ALBA Berlin (2-4) 87-83 at the Peace and Friendship Stadium. In the post-game presser, the Reds’ head coach Giorgos Bartzokas emphasized the fatigue that all EuroLeague teams have to deal with during the season and gave credit to ALBA for their team game. “It’s a really ...
ALBA Berlin (2-3) will look to continue on their winning path when they face hosts Olympiacos Piraeus on Tuesday night. The Reds bring a perfect home record to the table and have allowed opponents to score a mere 62.7 points at the Peace and Friendship Stadium. However, the German team notched its first road win of the season by 63-78 against Crvena Zvezda and would want to repeat that feat ...