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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish forward Cedi Osman has announced he is leaving Anadolu Efes to join the roster of NBA heavyweights the Cleveland Cavaliers
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.
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.
Fenerbahçe failed to claim the Eurolegaue Women trophy, losing 77-63 to Russian club Dynamo Kursk in the final of the Final Four event in Ekaterinburg on April 16.
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.
Anadolu Efes defeated Fenerbahçe 80-77 March 23 at Istanbul’s Abdi İpekçi Arena in a Turkish Airlines Euroleague game to clinch a berth in the playoffs.