Ali Muhammad described how he tried to bring the confidence in his game to the Turkish team. Muhammad played a starring role as Turkey overcame Italy on Day 1 of EuroBasket 2015. Watch the full interview below.
Turkey’s Sinan Guler spoke to BallinEurope after his side’s stunning win over Italy on Day 1 of EuroBasket 2015. Guler described the difference in the way this team plays and thinks from the past and saved special praise for Semih Erden. Watch the full piece below.
A fantastic first half from Turkey proved crucial as they had just enough to get the win over Italy as Day 1 of EuroBasket 2015 in Berlin drew to a close, writes Emmet Ryan It was probably the least discussed game of Day 1 before the tournament but the mood around the media room in […]
With EuroBasket 2015 just around the corner we are going group by group. In a stunning development the second group to be featured is Group B Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena aka the O2 World Capacity: 14,500 Is Oguz Savas playing here?: YES! Your contenders The hosts for Group B, Germany have landed in by far the […]
Anadolu Efes and Pinar Karsiyaka served up another absolute epic in Istanbul on Thursday evening and it was the visitors who pulled it out in ridiculously dramatic style 85-86 to tie it up at 1-1 as the series moves to Karsiyaka on Sunday Efes have proven without doubt that they are not as foolish as […]
Anadolu Efes needed overtime to take down Pinar Karsiyaka 95-92 in Game 1 of the Turkish League finals and Emmet Ryan says if the rest of the series is half this fun it’ll be a wild one There’s no keeping Bobby Dixon down. Another game, another ridiculously confident performance by the American point guard backed […]
Tensions flared early in Galatasaray’s 69-67 loss to Banvit as Nolan Smith threw a towel when being taken out for the Istanbul club. The game between Galatasaray and Banvit was barely finding its feet when Nolan Smith did this. Galatasaray coach Ergin Ataman left no doubt of his views on Smith’s behaviour after the game. […]
It was tense, it was tight, and it was surprisingly clean, as Lithuania eventually pulled through with a 73-61 win over Turkey to book their spot in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, writes Emmet Ryan. Omer Asik vs Jonas Valanciunas was the battle we wanted to see and it quickly turned […]
Sinan Guler praised his team mates in the wake of Turkey’s late escape against Australia at the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Sunday. Cenk Akyol, who had rescued Turkey in similar fashion against Finland, jokingly told reporters that perhaps Turkey will have a better chance of winning if they get into a similar hole against […]
Speaking right after Turkey’s amazing come from behind victory over Australia, Oguz Savas told reporters that Ergin Ataman’s side has the weapons inside to beat Jonas Valanciunas and the rest of Lithuania’s bigs in Tuesday’s quarter final.