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Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) President Harun Erdenay announced the appointment of national star Hidayet Türkoğlu as the TBF’s new CEO at a press conference in Istanbul on Nov. 16
LOS ANGELES - Agence France-Presse
LeBron James tallied 30 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 99-91 April 21 to seize a 2-0 lead in their first round playoff series
Fenerbahçe Ülker hopes to extend its lead in a Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs tie against Maccabi Tel Aviv when the two sides meet for the second game in Istanbul on April 16
Fenerbahçe Ülker edged Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 74-75 in overtime on April 20 to sweep the Turkish Airlines Euroleague best-of-five series and clinch a ticket for the 2015 Final Four
OKLAHOMA CITY - Agence France-Presse
Russell Westbrook carried the Oklahoma City on his back again, finishing with 36 points and 11 rebounds as the Thunder toppled the Portland Trail Blazers 101-90 on April 13.
CHICAGO - Agence France-Presse
Jimmy Butler scored a playoff career high of 31 points as the Chicago Bulls took a 2-0 first round playoff series lead with a 91-82 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on April 20
Fenerbahçe Ülker finished the Top 16 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague on a high note by beating rival Anadolu Efes Istanbul 83-72 at home in the Istanbul derby, with Efes also advancing in Group F to the playoffs thanks to results elsewhere.
BELGRADE - Reuters
Fenerbahçe Ülker hit the court with a vengeance, took a big early lead and never looked back en route to an 82-67, Game 2 victory over Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv in the Euroleague Playoffs.
Six-time Euroleague winners CSKA Moscow secured home-court advantage in the playoffs as Anadolu Efes Istanbul stayed in the hunt for a knockout stage berth after hard-fought wins over their respective rivals.
Turkish center Ömer Aşık and his New Orleans Pelicans broke the San Antonio Spurs’ 11-game winning streak on April 15, punching their playoff ticket on the last day of the regular season.
BANDIRMA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s Banvit Bandırma defeated Paris Levallois 75-71 in the quarterfinals of the Eurocup Basketball knock-out stage on March 24, punching the club’s ticket to the semi-final.
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