Tamir Blatt joined Maccabi in the summer of 2023 as a well-proved and experienced EuroLeague point guard, He was born on May 4th, 1997 to Kinneret and David Blatt, Maccabi's legendary former coach and current head of the proffesional committee. He picked up a basketball while spanning the globe alongside his father, and began his Israeli hoops journey in Hapoel Tel Aviv and Ramat HaSharon before joining Hapoel Holon in 2017. In 2018 Blatt moved to Hapoel Jerusalem, where he played three seasons, mostly under Kattash. He signed for ALBA in 2021.
Blatt played for the Israeli national team in all youth categories, and made his debut for the senior team in 2017 when Kattash was the coach. The quick guard was chosen as the the BCL's Best Young Player in 2019, won three Israeli cups, led the Israeli league in assists in 2020/21 and was crowned German champion with ALBA in 2022.
In his last season in Berlin, Tamir Blatt took part in 30 EuroLeague games, starting in 14 of them. He amassed 7.8 points and 4.6 assists per game, playing just under 20 minutes per game. The young point guard scored in double figures 14 times and ranked 11th in the top European competition with 2 made threes per contest. In the strong Bundesliga, he averaged 6.9 points and 5.4 assists per game.