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Turkish center Enes Kanter has posted a career-high 29 points for the Utah Jazz in an effort that could not stop hi,s side from losing to his fellow countryman Ömer Aşık’s New Orleans Pelicans.
Host Spain and titleholder the United States are among the favorites for the 2014 Basketball World Cup title, while Turkey is also hopeful
BELGRADE - Reuters
Even a fraction of the basketball success his generation enjoyed in wealthier times is unlikely in the foreseeable future, according to the team’s coach and former internatinal star Aleksandar Djordjevic
Greece defeated opponents Turkey 76-72 in a friendly game at Ulker Sports Arena, Istanbul on Aug. 22, their second victory against the Turkish national basketball team in the same week
Turkey’s men’s basketball team coach Ergin Ataman has said the team is eyeing a medal in next month’s FIBA World Cup in Spain
Some 200 young basketball players and 100 coaches from 75 countries will gather in Istanbul this week for the Pass It On basketball camp
Turkey edged out Spain 65-57 in the final minute of the gold medal game to be crowned champions for the first time in the history of the competition
SAN ANTONIO - Agence France-Presse
The NBA champion San Antonio Spurs have hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach, making her the second female to join a regular season coaching staff
TAIPEI - Agence France-Presse
Jeremy Lin said Friday he hopes to earn the respect of his new Los Angeles Lakers teammates and was relishing the chance to play alongside team star Kobe Bryant.
Host Turkey beat Serbia 85-68 to win the U-18 European Basketball Championship on Aug. 3 in the Central Anatolian province of Konya.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Reuters
LeBron James made his first public appearance since announcing he was returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, holding court with a group of starry-eyed Brazilian basketballers on the eve of the World Cup final in Rio
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