Muli Katzurin
Muli Katzurin is an Israel
The State of Israel is a parliamentary republic located in the Middle East, along the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea...

i basketball coach, who since early 2008 has been coach of the national basketball team of Poland
Poland , officially the Republic of Poland , is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north...

. Katzurin for twenty years (late 1970s-late 1990s) coached various Israeli teams, such as Hapoel Tel Aviv
Hapoel Tel Aviv B.C.
Hapoel Tel Aviv B.C. is an Israeli basketball club. The second most successful side in Israeli basketball, The club Owned by Hapoel Tel Aviv Supporters Trust and is currently in Liga Leumit, the Second tier.-History:...

 and Maccabi Tel Aviv. Katzurin also coached Israel National Team
Israel national basketball team
The Israeli national basketball team is the basketball team that represents Israel in international competition.The Israeli team has participated 25 times in the European championship tournament. Their best achievements were a silver medal in Eurobasket 1979, and 5th place in 1953 and 1977...

 in the years 1997-2004. In 1999, he accepted offer from Śląsk Wrocław and came to Poland. Between 2006 and 2008, he coached a Czech team CEZ Basketball Nymburk
CEZ Basketball Nymburk
ČEZ Basketball Nymburk is a professional basketball team that plays in the top professional Czech basketball league, the NBL. The team is based in the town of Nymburk. The club's main sponsor is ČEZ, a Czech energy company.-History:...

, then in early 2008 was named coach of the national team of Poland
Poland national basketball team
The Polish national basketball team is the national basketball side that represents Poland in international competitions. It is administrated by the Polski Związek Koszykówki...

, replacing a Slovenia
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n, Andrej Urlep. In January 2011 he was named as the head coach of the German
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 team ALBA Berlin
ALBA Berlin
-Depth Chart:* Denotes injured player.-Championships:*German Championships: 8 *German Cups: 6 *Korać Cups: 1 -Notable players:- Season by season :-External links:...

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