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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Slovenia won its first European basketball title late on Sept. 17 with a 93-85 victory against Serbia.
A “healthy” team at the start of the Euroleague playoffs was vital to Fenerbahçe’s Euroleague title, coach Zeljko Obradovic has said.
Fenerbahçe beats Real Madrid 84-75 in Final Four in Istanbul, and will take on Olympiacos on May 21 for its maiden Euroleague trophy
Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter has reported receiving death threats over his support for Fethullah Gülen, who is widely believed to have masterminded last year’s coup attempt in Turkey, noting that he may seek an expedited process to becoming a U.S. citizen.
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 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.
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.
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.