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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
A U.S.-born Turkish basketball player has been found dead in New York, according to media reports
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey beat Italy 89-87 in its first Group B phase game in EuroBasket 2015 Sept. 5
Two Turkish clubs made glorious starts to their first-ever Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaigns on Oct. 15, with Pınar Karşıyaka beating 71-62 at home over twice-former winner Barcelona and Darüşşafaka Doğuş vanquishing Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari 83-74.
Turkey lost in the final of the U18 European Championship 64-61 to hosts Greece in a hard-fought game on Aug. 2 that came down to the wire.
Turkish club Fenerbahçe defeated the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets 101-96 on the night of Oct. 5, starting its two-game U.S. tour on a high note.
Turkish center Enes Kanter heated up the debate on his exclusion from the national team, implying in a tweet his exclusion’s links to his political views against President Erdoğan.
The Turkish national basketball team has been handed a heavy defeat by host France at Eurobasket 2015, bidding farewell to its dreams of a podium finish, or at least an Olympic berth
The 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague draw was made on July 9 in Barcelona, and all 24 teams now know their rivals to battle to reach the Last 16
A tough test awaits Turkey on Sept. 12 at Eurobasket 2015 when it takes on title favorite France, led by all-time Eurobasket top scorer Tony Parker, for a quarterfinal berth.
Turkey defeated Greece 80-71 on June 5 to win the bronze medal at the FIBA U-19 World Championship, held in Crete, as the United States clinched the title.
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