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The EuroChallenge Championship Curse: What of Beşiktaş’ future?
In this second piece of a two-part series, sportswriter/commentator Uygar Karaca again considers the EuroChallenge Championship Curse, with special reference to this year’s champions, Beşiktaş; unfortunately for the Eagles, Karaca feels a distressing amount of déjà vu… In this article, I will try to answer the question as to whether Beşiktaş Milangaz fits into the […]
“I am comin”: Iverson to Sydney Kings for 2012-13 season?
The Allen Iverson story gets more far-flung … at least on Twitter, great breeding ground for gossip and idle speculation. (BallinEurope loves Twitter.) With fewer than 140 characters, A.I. captured some media time in Australia yesterday with his tweet: “I hear Sydney is a real good city to live in. my boy Rodney O asked […]
Iverson and Beşiktaş come back, hold off Matt Walsh, beat Asvel Basket for first Eurocup win
Allen Iverson and his Beşiktaş Cola Turka may finally have turned the corner in the 2010-11 season with a well-balanced attack and a fourth-quarter comeback against Asvel Basket in Turkey last night, 80-74. Four Beşiktaş players – Cevher Ozer, Serhat Cetin, Fedor Likholitov and Mire Chatman – scored in double figures; Iverson added nine points […]
BG Göttingen 85, Beşiktaş Cola Turka 83: Iverson lives up to star billing, goes for 18 points
BallinEurope buddy David Hein, hardworking Germany-based sportswriter and brain behind heinnews.com, traveled to Braunschweig last night (lucky bastard) to witness Allen Iverson’s professional debut in Deutschland, as Mr. Answer’s Beşiktaş Cola Turka took on BG Göttingen in game two of 2010-11 Eurocup play. This morning, Hein sent us this dispatch from a nail-biter of a […]