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Anadolu Efes defeated Fenerbahçe 80-77 March 23 at Istanbul’s Abdi İpekçi Arena in a Turkish Airlines Euroleague game to clinch a berth in the playoffs.
Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has responded to Fenerbahçe’s Italian forward Gigi Datome after he posted a tweet about a scar on his forehead reminiscent of Harry Potter’s infamous “lightning scar.”
Hidayet Türkoğlu, a former NBA player and a current advisor to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has been elected as the new president of the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF).
JERUSALEM – Agence France-Presse
Israel’s domestic security service said on Feb. 15 it had barred the country’s Ironi Nahariya basketball team from playing a Europe Cup match in Turkey, due to “exceptional” safety concerns.
RIO DE JANEIRO
Turkey denied host Brazil its lone win in women’s basketball Aug. 13, rallying from 18 points down in the third quarter and beating the Brazilians 79-76 in double overtime
Galatasaray Odeabank ended its historical five-game winless stint in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague against Maccabi Tel Aviv in emphatic fashion on Jan. 24 by pulling away to a 102-63 victory at home in Abdi İpekçi Arena
Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is known to be a staunch follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, has said that he was ready to die for him
Turkey’s Fenerbahçe will visit Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, a Basque side that wants to turn its most recent victory into a streak, on Nov. 11 in Round 6 of the Euroleague at the Fernando Buesa Arena as Galatasaray Odeabank takes on Olympiacos
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Associated Press
It's been a difficult few months for the Olympic women's basketball teams from Turkey and France. Both countries have been victimized by deadly extremist attacks, and Turkey is struggling with the aftermath of a bloody attempted coup
Istanbul club Fenerbahçe remained undefeated and joined CSKA Moscow atop the standings by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 82-68 at home on Oct. 26.
Turkey’s Anadolu Efes announced June 21 a two-year contract with coach Velimir Perasovic, who led Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz in 2015-2016 to one of its most successful seasons ever, reaching the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four for the first time since 2008