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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Fenerbahçe fans and players were over the moon on May 22, cheering and dancing on the streets to celebrate the club’s maiden Turkish Airlines Euroleague title.
Özgür Korkmaz – Sinan Erdem Dome, ISTANBUL
Fenerbahçe is one victory away from becoming the first Turkish club to grab the Turkish Airlines Euroleague trophy, and has the perfect recipe with fired up players, anxious fans and a cautious coach.
Fenerbahçe became the first team to advance to the 2017 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four, which will be held in its own city, by completing a playoff sweep of Panathinaikos with a 79-61 victory on April 25 at Fenerbahçe Ülker Sports Arena on April 25.
Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is known to be a staunch follower of U.S.-based preacher Fethullah Gülen, was detained in airport in Romania on May 20
Buoyed by two sensational road wins last week, Istanbul’s Fenerbahçe could become the first team to advance to the EuroLeague Final Four by sweeping a best-of-five series at home when it hosts Panathinaikos on April 25.
Fenerbahçe beats Real Madrid 84-75 in Final Four in Istanbul, and will take on Olympiacos on May 21 for its maiden Euroleague trophy
Fenerbahçe refuses to slow down against Real Madrid in a Euroleague Final Four semifinal clash, extending its lead to 13 points at the end of third quarter.
Aziz Yıldırım, the chairman of Istanbul-based sports club Fenerbahçe, has been barred from basketball games for six months and fined 40,000 Turkish Liras ($11,162) for attacking a rival club’s chairman.
Fenerbahçe took firm control of its Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs series with Panathinaikos by claiming a 75-80 victory at the Olympic Sports Center on April 20 to go up 2-0 before next week’s return to Istanbul.
Aziz Yıldırım, the chairman of Istanbul-based sports club Fenerbahçe, has slapped Işık Eyigüngör, the chairman of the Near East University club, just ahead of a derby match between the two clubs’ women basketball teams scheduled to take place on May 7.
Turkish basketball will have ambitions of claiming at least one spot in the Euroleague Final Four to be played in Istanbul next month as the Euroleague playoffs begin with three Turkish teams in the final eight.