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BSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 13-2 
 2. Anadolu Efes 13-2 
 3. Besiktas 11-4 
 4. Banvit BK 11-4 
 5. Darussafaka 11-4 
 6. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-6 
 7. Galatasaray 9-6 
 8. Yesilgiresun 7-8 
 9. Tofas 6-9 
 10. Gaziantep 6-9 
 11. Demir IBB 6-9 
 12. Istanbul BBSK 6-9 
 13. Usak 5-10 
 14. Trabzonspor 5-10 
 15. Best Balikesir 2-13 
 16. TED Kolejliler 0-15 
Full Standings
TBL Standings
 1. Sakarya BSB 16-3 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 16-3 
 3. Socar Petkim 14-5 
 4. Acibadem 13-6 
 5. Afyon 13-6 
 6. Bursaspor 13-6 
 7. Samsun 12-7 
 8. Istanbulspor 12-7 
 9. Turk Telekom 10-9 
 10. Bandirma Kir. 9-10 
 11. Akhisar Bld 8-11 
 12. Pertevniyal 7-12 
 13. Yalova Bld 6-13 
 14. Gelisim 6-13 
 15. Final Genclik 5-14 
 16. Duzce Bld. 5-14 
 17. Mamak DSI 4-15 
 18. Mugla Orman 2-17 
Full Standings
TB2L Standings
Group A
 1. Antalya BSB 10-0 
 2. Artvin 7-3 
 3. FMV Isik 7-3 
 4. Boluspor 6-4 
 5. Tofas Gelisim 6-4 
 6. Inegol 4-6 
 7. Pinar Kars. 4-6 
 8. Adanaspor 3-7 
 9. Melikgazi 2-8 
 10. Maliye Milli 1-9 
Group B
 1. Karesi Spor 9-1 
 2. Orman Genclik 8-2 
 3. Kepez Bld 7-3 
 4. Aydin BSB 6-4 
 5. Mersin BSB 6-4 
 6. Cankiri 4-6 
 7. Izmir BSB 3-7 
 8. Yesilyurt 3-7 
 9. Bilecik 2-8 
 10. TED Istanbul 2-8 
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 14-4 
 2 Real Madrid 13-5 
 3 Olympiacos 13-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-7 
 5 Fenerbahce 11-7 
 6 Panathinaikos 10-8 
 7 Darussafaka 10-8 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 10-8 
 9 FC Barcelona 8-10 
 10 Anadolu Efes 8-10 
 11 Unics 7-11 
 12 Brose Bask. 7-11 
 13 Maccabi T-A 6-12 
 14 Zalgiris 6-12 
 15 EA7 Armani 5-13 
 16 Galatasaray 5-13 
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-4 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 8-5 
 3 Umana VE 8-5 
 4 Avtodor 6-7 
 5 Oradea 6-7 
 6 Kataja Basket 6-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 6-7 
 8 Khimik 3-10 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 9-4 
 3 Neptunas 9-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-6 
 5 PAOK 6-7 
 6 Usak 4-9 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 4-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Strasbourg 8-5 
 4 Juventus 8-5 
 5 Oostende 5-8 
 6 Cibona 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 AEK Athens 8-5 
 3 Partizan 8-5 
 4 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 5-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-9 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 5-0 
 2 Gaziantep 4-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-4 
 4 Targu Mures 0-5 
Group L
 1 Demir IBB 4-1 
 2 Antwerp 3-2 
 3 Gravelines 2-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-4 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 4-1 
 2 Vytautas 4-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-4 
 4 Apoel 1-4 
Group N
 1 Nanterre 4-1 
 2 Kormend 3-2 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-4 
Group O
 1 Alba 4-1 
 2 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 3-2 
 3 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-3 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-4 
Group P
 1 Enisey 4-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-2 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Banvit BK
  Avg: 20.1
 1. Theodore, Banvit BK20.1 
 2. Shorter, TED K.19.9 
 3. Ledo, Yesilgiresun18.9 
 4. Hayes, Demir IBB17.8 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.17.1 
 6. Stimac, Besiktas16.7 
 7. Jefferson, Gazia.16.6 
 8. Denmon, Gaziantep16.3 
 9. Armand, Is.15.7 
 10. Hardy, Trabzonspor15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
  Best B.
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Williams, Best B.9.9 
 2. Stimac, Besiktas9.5 
 3. Thomas, TED K.8.8 
 4. Monroe, Usak8.0 
 5. Jefferson, Gazia.7.8 
 6. Wright, Trabzons.7.5 
 7. Gill, Yesilgiresun7.3 
 8. Moerman, Darussaf.7.3 
 9. Ivanov, Gaziantep7.0 
 10. Caloiaro, Demir I.6.9 
Assists Per Game
  Best Balikesir
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Green, Best Balikesir8.3 
 2. Heurtel, Anadolu .7.4 
 3. Theodore, Banvit BK7.3 
 4. Lyons, Usak6.9 
 5. Granger, Anadolu .6.0 
 6. Ermis, Tofas5.5 
 7. Calloway, Istanbu.5.3 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray5.2 
 9. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.1 
Steals Per Game
  Pinar K.
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Green, Pinar K.2.2 
 2. Hummer, TED K.1.9 
 3. Chappell, Banvit BK1.9 
 4. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.8 
 5. Granger, Anadolu .1.8 
 6. Guler, Galatasaray1.8 
 7. Eldridge, Demir I.1.8 
 8. Wright, Trabzons.1.7 
 9. Heurtel, Anadolu .1.7 
 10. Calloway, Istanbu.1.7 
Blocks Per Game
  Anadolu .
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Dunston, Anadolu .1.6 
 2. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.5 
 3. Ibekwe, Usak1.5 
 4. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.4 
 5. Kairys, Usak1.3 
 6. Zizic, Darussafaka1.3 
 7. Kosut, Yesilgiresun1.0 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray0.9 
 9. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
 10. Thomas, TED K.0.8 
Player of the Week

 D'Angelo Harrison
  ( 193-SG-92 )

 LaRon Dendy
  Duzce Bld.
  ( 205-C-107-88 )
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Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes 81% Jan.27 Istanbul BB
Banvit BK 54% Jan.27 Pinar Karsiy
Besiktas 86% Jan.27 TED Kolejli
Best Balikes Jan.27 Galatasaray 85%
Fenerbahce 86% Jan.27 Usak
Gaziantep 62% Jan.27 Yesilgiresun
Tofas Jan.27 Darussafaka 75%
Trabzonspor 68% Jan.27 Demir IBB
Next Round Schedule

Round 20 (Regular Season)

Bandirma Kir 86% Jan.29 Mugla Orman
Istanbulspor 51% Jan.28 Bursaspor
Samsun 71% Jan.28 Gelisim
Socar Petkim 67% Jan.28 Turk Telekom
Afyon 52% Jan.28 Acibadem
Akhisar Bld Jan.28 Eskisehir Bs 81%
Sakarya BSB 79% Jan.28 Yalova Bld
Final Gencli Jan.27 Pertevniyal 62%
Mamak DSI Jan.27 Duzce Bld. 57%
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes Jan.25 Darussafaka 61%
Brose Bask. Jan.25 Real Madrid 78%
EA7 Armani Jan.25 Olympiacos 78%
Zalgiris Jan.25 CSKA 83%
Galatasaray 68% Jan.24 Maccabi T-A
Baskonia Jan.24 Crvena Zvezd 53%
Panathinaiko 58% Jan.24 FC Barcelona
Unics Jan.24 Fenerbahce 51%
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 52%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 64%
Khimik 52% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 59% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 83%
EWE Baskets 77% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 83%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 60% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 60% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 69%
Group E
AEK Athens 82% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 58%
Spirou 65% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep Jan.25 Chalon 56%
Targu Mures Jan.25 Sodertalje 66%
Group L
Demir IBB 71% Jan.25 Gravelines
Prievidza Jan.25 Antwerp 82%
Group M
Vytautas 59% Jan.25 Telekom Bsk
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.25 Nanterre 70%
Apoel 69% Jan.25 Oberwart
Group N
Kormend 81% Jan.25 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
BK Pardubice 60% Jan.25 UBT Cluj Na
Alba 64% Jan.24 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Group P
Groningen 56% Jan.25 Lukoil Acad
Benfica Jan.25 Enisey 95%
Interview with Tugba Palazoglu - May 8, 2012

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Despite a late start to 2011-2012 season Mersin BSB guard Tugba Palazoglu (171-G-80) ended up becoming one of the top scorers as a domestic player and led the entire league in three point field goal percentage. The lightening quick Turkish international is hoping to help her nation make it to Olympic Games this summer and she has a lot to say about her next season plans

-Although you started the season a little late you averaged double digits and helped winless Mersin make it to the semi finals. Would you describe this year as your best ever season?

I could never say that it was my best season ever but I did whatever I could to get my team to the spot that we belong to. I had this injury the year before that I had to play on in the end of season. As you know there was the 2011 European Championship right after the Turkish League ended. First I was very afraid to keep playing despite my injury but then my national team management showed me great patience and care. They gave me the time I need to get better and experienced physio staff to work with me. I cant say enough how appreciated I am to them. Right now, we are about to play qualification games for the Olympic Games and Ill be part of this. Its a great feeeling. When the European Championship was over, I made the decision that I wasnt going play until my injury completely healed. I worked with Muratcan ner to keep me in shape and the national team Dr. Gkhan Metin and physiotherapist Haim Ay to keep me healthy. After a four month break I was ready to play all hungry :) Mersin Bykehir Belediyesi and some other teams wanted me to play for them. I made my desicion and went to play for Mersin where I played before just because I knew the people there and the experienced coach Zafer Kalaycolu who I also played for. They were losing all their games but as my coach and my new teammates, I knew we could do better and I think I was the missing link in the team. From the first week I went there we started playing better and winning. For me, it was very important to play better than ever because I showed lots of effort and patience before the season. It needed to be worth of something and I do believe it did. Mersin team finished the regular season at the fourth spot, made the semifinals in Turkish Cup and the Turkish League. Also I had one of the best stats of my career. Im very greatful

-You were one of the two Turkish players to score over 10 points a game and it was on %50 shooting from beyond the arc. Must be getting a lot of attention from the teams for the next season?

I think nobody guessed that I would show such a performance like this after the injury and the long break from basketball. I do believe I surprised people. So, even the season wasnt over I started getting offers for the next year. I couldnt respond to those before the season ended but the offers kept coming after the league finished. Im very happy and thankful for the offers. Im hoping to sign with one of these teams and have an even better year in the next season.

-Despite the big investments Turkish clubs cant get what they want in Euroleague. As an experienced player what do you think are the positive and negatives sides of nowadays Turkish basketball?

I think the investments made Turkish League and Turkish clubs the number one place for the players to play basketball in the world. While this situation brought the chance to Turkish players to play with/against the best players all over the world, it also gave basketball lovers to watch greater basketball in Turkey. Its been only 3-4 years we have been competing in the Euroleague finals and after all these years we finally had two teams playing the finals in Euroleague. So actually where we are at right now is a very big success. Unfortunately the real success doesnt come as quick as the investors , the clubs and players want. We have to be patient, learn from our mistakes and correct them every year. Also only one great player or the coach or the club cant bring the success were searching for. The success comes from the team game so we have to have them all and create a team that plays in one harmony. Im sure sooner or later, well get the Euroleague championship that were longing for

-Turkey surprisingly reached the silver medal in Eurobasket last year. Olympic games are ahead. How does it feel to be a member of the Turkish National Team?

You cant imagine how excited I am to be part of this organization. Its kind of once in a lifetime thing for me. And its also first time experience for our country to be in Olympic Games as a team sport of course if we can make the qualification tournament well play in June. Everybody would think that it was a surprise especially after our bad start to the tournament but as a team and staff we did believe that we were good enough and deserved to win a medal before we got to the tournament. As I said before the real success doesnt come very quickly but our federation was very patient and never quitted supporting us. I think the silver medal was a good beginning for us and of course were hoping to add new and more achivements to our success. Olympics will be a great chance to do this...

-What are your goals as a professional athlete? You played basketball both in the States and Turkey. Also won silver medal with national team. What else are missing?

For professional athletes, goals are usually endless. Yes I did have the silver medal with the national team at European Championship but now there is Olympic Games coming up and to be there and be able to win anything in our first time there would be the greatest goal achivement for me. Also the year after well be hosting the World Championship in our country. There is nothing bad bout winning more medals :) As a person, I love to experience new things. You mentioned that I played in USA and Turkey. I would love to get a chance to play abroad someday again and experience the competition and the new cultures. I hope its gonna happen soon :)

-Playing both guard positions require different physical and mental skills. As a combo guard what would you suggest to the upcoming youngsters?

As you say it can get tougher when you play the both positions during the game but its not something that will never change. I personally always try to learn and understand every position of basketball. This would always help you to create more options for your team, teammates and yourself in the game. Also knowing what you can do as much as knowing what your coach wants and what your teammates can do are important. This way it doesnt matter what position you play, you would always know what you need to do when the time comes. So we should never forget its a team sport and we have to work together for the better of yourself and the team.

-Most of the athletes complain about having not enough time for their social lives. Do you have any hobbies? What do you like to do outside of the gym?

Thanks to technology...! Everyday something new comes and makes my day more useful. Seriously, when you play two games in a week, youll be always busy with basketball. This way it doesnt matter what position you play. No time for your hobbies.. But now I can read my books, take pictures and create something new, stay connected to my family and my friends, watch the movies and listen to the music. So Im all happy. If I get any free time I always find myself on the road discovering some place new. I do love to experience new places and what comes with it such as new people, culture and food.   

Harrison number one in Turkey for round 15 - 6 hours ago
American Shooting guard D'Angelo Harrison (193-SG, agency: Three Eye Sports) had a very impressive game in the last round for Usak, receiving a Player of the Week award for round 15. The player was the main contributor (26 points, six rebounds and five assists) to his team's victory, helping them to edge out Trabzonspor (5-10) 105-101. The game rather meaningless between the teams, which do not have any influence on top of the standings. Usak is placed at 13th position in T...   [read more]

Tyshawn Taylor (ex Maccabi K/G) is a newcomer at Mamak DSI - 7 hours ago
Mamak Belediye Ankara D.S.I. (TBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old American guard Tyshawn Taylor (191-84kg-90, college: Kansas). He played recently at Maccabi Kiryat Gat in Israeli Winner League, but was released by the team earlier this month. In 14 Winner League games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.2ppg, 2.7rpg, 3.9apg and 1.9spg this season. The last season Taylor played at Guaros in Venezuelan LPB where in 28 games he was the best scorer with remarkable 1...   [read more]

Mamak DSI let Moultrie go - 7 hours ago
Mamak Belediye Ankara D.S.I. (TBL) released 27-year old American power forward Arnett Moultrie (208-113kg-90, college: Mississippi State, agency: Interperformances). In 17 TBL games he averaged impressive 20.1ppg, 9.8rpg, 1.6apg and 1.4spg this season. The last summer Moultrie played at Manati in Puerto Rican BSN where in 7 games he had 10.0ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.1apg. In 2012 he was drafted by Miami Heat (NBA) in first round (27th overall). Moultrie attended Mississippi State and it is his fi...   [read more]

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