The Haifa «Maccabi» will make the pre-season tour in the United States, where they will play three games with the NBA teams.
«Green» play «Utah jazz», «Indiana Pacers» and «Portland trail Blazers».
On tour, the Israeli club will strengthen the famous power forward Josh Smith is seeking to return to the NBA, according to his Twitter David Peak, with reference to the agent of the basketball player Wallace Prater.
Josh Smith played for the «Atlanta hawks», «Detroit pistons», «Houston, Rockets», «Los Angeles clippers». In the regular championship of NBA it spent 891 match (average performance — 14.6 + 7.5 rebounds 3.1 assists) in the playoffs — 73 games (14.6 + 7.4 rebounds + 2.8 assists).
Josh Smith was included in the symbolic teams of the best newcomers in the League and best defensive players.
Last season he spent in the Chinese club «Sichuan blue Wales».