Ido Kozikaro


Birth Date 01/08/1978
Position Center
Height 202 cm
Country Israel
Status Israeli
Description Grew up in Galil Elyon, originally from Beit-Hillel… Rumours say that as a kid wasn't even starting for Galil's juniors… Worked very hard to reach his current status against all chances… Very aggressive, will initiate the contact… Broke several teeth during his career… Played for the Youth NT… Made a big progress under Coach Druker in Galil from a legit player to a real leader… Had 15 league double-doubles in his final season there, including 6 in a row… 16 points, 14 boards in his last guest appearance in Malcha… Always loved that place: One time he scored there from three quarters of court… Moved to Capital City following Druker… His second EC with the NT in 2003 was amazing… His defensive play on Kambala and 18 points won't be forgotten soon…Hard working big man, who fights for every ball… Soft touch from mid-range… Tends to get in troubles inside and receive blocks… Extracts many fouls and scores well from the line… Rebound machine… Foul-prone… The crowd's favorite in Kfar Blum and Malcha… Gives 100% on the floor…
  • Member of Israel's U-22 NT Which Finished 10th in EC 1998
  • Premier League's Most Improved Player in 01/2
  • Best Local Player in the Premier League in 02/3
  • Won the ULEB Cup with Hapoel Jerusalem in 03/4
  • Won the Balkan League Championship with Gilboa/Galil at 11/12
  • Won Israeli Championship with Maccabi Haifa at 12/13
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