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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.
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 […]
Okay, below runs the highlight clip European basketball fans traditionally look for this time of year – namely, the Top 10 Plays of the past Euroleague season. And while BallinEurope just as traditionally questions the pecking order of these things, BiE’ll have to admit the big ‘league pretty much nailed it this year right up […]
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 […]
Sasha Vujacic an all-star game MVP? BiE knows it sounds crazy, but that’s what went down this weekend in Turkey during the TBL season break. In a game that pitted foreigners against Turks, the former NBA champion went for 24 points and dished five assists in a 140-139 barnburner settled by Besiktas’ Carlos Arroyo’s last-second […]
On a lazy Sunday before the ACB tips off, what better way to wile away a few minutes than checking out some recent video clips? BallinEurope has a half-dozen short vids encapsulating basketball this week from The Continent and ‘States. Enjoy! • Weirdness and excitement in Spanish basketball? You bet! BiE recalls that this was […]
In between celebrating the holidays with family and checking out the Lakers getting chumped for Christmas, Ball in Europe snuck in some time surfing for basketball goodies online. A few stories and videos for your own post-Christmas Sunday, then, as word from Greece’s players’ union is awaited this afternoon… I tried to introduce some of […]