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BSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 24-2 
 2. Anadolu Efes 22-4 
 3. Besiktas 22-5 
 4. Darussafaka 19-7 
 5. Banvit BK 18-9 
 6. Galatasaray 17-10 
 7. Pinar Karsiyaka 14-13 
 8. Gaziantep 13-14 
 9. Tofas 12-15 
 10. Istanbul BBSK 11-16 
 11. Yesilgiresun 9-18 
 12. Demir IBB 9-18 
 13. Trabzonspor 8-18 
 14. Usak 8-19 
 15. Best Balikesir 6-21 
 16. TED Kolejliler 2-25 
Full Standings
TBL Standings
 1. Sakarya BSB 28-6 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 28-6 
 3. Socar Petkim 27-7 
 4. Bursaspor 26-8 
 5. Afyon 22-12 
 6. Acibadem 22-12 
 7. Istanbulspor 20-14 
 8. Turk Telekom 20-14 
 9. Samsun 19-15 
 10. Bandirma Kir. 16-18 
 11. Akhisar Bld 14-20 
 12. Yalova Bld 12-22 
 13. Duzce Bld. 11-23 
 14. Gelisim 11-23 
 15. Pertevniyal 11-23 
 16. Mamak DSI 9-25 
 17. Final Genclik 6-28 
 18. Mugla Orman 4-30 
Full Standings
TB2L Stage Two Standings
 1. Karesi Spor 3-0 
 2. Antalya BSB 2-1 
 3. Orman Genclik 2-1 
 4. Artvin 1-2 
 5. Tofas Gelisim 1-2 
 6. Mersin BSB 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Euroleague Standings
 1 Real Madrid 23-7 
 2 CSKA 22-8 
 3 Olympiacos 19-11 
 4 Panathinaikos 19-11 
 5 Fenerbahce 18-12 
 6 Anadolu Efes 17-13 
 7 Baskonia 17-13 
 8 Darussafaka 16-14 
 9 Crvena Zvezda 16-14 
 10 Zalgiris 14-16 
 11 FC Barcelona 12-18 
 12 Galatasaray 11-19 
 13 Brose Bask. 10-20 
 14 Maccabi T-A 10-20 
 15 EA7 Armani 8-22 
 16 Unics 8-22 
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Shannon SHORTER
  TED K.
  Avg: 20.1
 1. Shorter, TED K.20.1 
 2. Ledo, Yesilgiresun19.2 
 3. Jefferson, Gazia.18.9 
 4. Theodore, Banvit BK18.5 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.17.2 
 6. Denmon, Gaziantep16.7 
 7. Hayes, Demir IBB16.6 
 8. James, Best Balikesir16.3 
 9. Morrison, TED K.16.0 
 10. Green, Pinar K.15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Vladimir STIMAC
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Stimac, Besiktas9.9 
 2. Jefferson, Gazia.8.9 
 3. Thomas, TED K.8.0 
 4. Wright, Trabzons.7.8 
 5. Auguste, Usak7.5 
 6. Hummer, TED K.7.1 
 7. Gill, Yesilgiresun7.0 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray6.9 
 9. Caloiaro, Demir I.6.7 
 10. Honeycutt, Anadolu .6.6 
Assists Per Game
  Anadolu .
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Heurtel, Anadolu .7.7 
 2. Theodore, Banvit BK7.1 
 3. Green, Pinar K.5.6 
 4. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.4 
 5. Granger, Anadolu .5.3 
 6. Guler, Galatasaray4.8 
 7. Ermis, Tofas4.8 
 8. Gutierrez, Trabzons.4.7 
 9. Sloukas, Fenerbahce4.6 
 10. Rautins, Gaziantep4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Shannon SHORTER
  TED K.
  Avg: 2
 1. Shorter, TED K.2.0 
 2. Chappell, Banvit BK1.9 
 3. Hummer, TED K.1.7 
 4. Eldridge, Demir I.1.7 
 5. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.7 
 6. Gutierrez, Trabzons.1.6 
 7. Ulubay, Yesilgiresun1.6 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray1.6 
 9. Cherry, Gaziantep1.6 
 10. Armstead, Yesilgir.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
  Anadolu .
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Dunston, Anadolu .1.8 
 2. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.7 
 3. Ibekwe, Usak1.5 
 4. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.3 
 5. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 6. Kulig, Banvit BK1.0 
 7. James, Best Balikesir1.0 
 8. Kosut, Yesilgiresun0.8 
 9. Wright, Trabzons.0.8 
 10. Clark, Besiktas0.8 
Turkish men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:
 Bb Cham.League:

Next Round Schedule

Round 28 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes Apr.29 Fenerbahce 57%
TED Kolejli Apr.29 Gaziantep 75%
Besiktas 88% Apr.29 Trabzonspor
Darussafaka 59% Apr.29 Galatasaray
Istanbul BB 56% Apr.29 Tofas
Pinar Karsiy Apr.29 Demir IBB 53%
Usak Apr.29 Banvit BK 68%
Yesilgiresun 60% Apr.29 Best Balikes
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Socar Petkim 67% Apr.28 Acibadem
Istanbulspor Apr.27 Eskisehir Bs 58%
Sakarya BSB 60% Apr.27 Turk Telekom
Bursaspor 65% Apr.27 Afyon
Next Round Schedule

Game 4 (Quarter-Finals)

Darussafaka Apr.28 Real Madrid 55%
Anadolu Efes 67% Apr.28 Olympiacos
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Banvit BK 58% Apr.28 Monaco
Iberostar Te 60% Apr.28 Umana VE
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Finals)

Nanterre Apr.25 Chalon 58%
Enes Kanter selected the top Turk playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 9, 2017

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We bring you last week's top performances from Turks who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.

Enes Kanter
Enes Kanter
   #1. This week's number one is former international center Enes Kanter (211-92, college: Kentucky, currently plays in NBA). He led Oklahoma City Thunder to a victory over the Milwaukee Bucks (41-39) crushing them 110-79 in the NBA in Tuesday night's game. Kanter was MVP of the game. He scored 17 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in a mere 15 minutes on the court. The Oklahoma City Thunder has 45-34 record this season. There are only three games left until the end of the NBA Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Kanter has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 14.4ppg, 6.7rpg, 2FGP: 57.2%(382-668), 3FGP: 13.2% and FT: 79.8% in 69 games he played so far. Kanter played for the Turkish senior national team three years ago.

Ersan Ilyasova
Ersan Ilyasova
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Ersan Ilyasova (208-87, currently plays in NBA). He contributed to an Atlanta Hawks' victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers (51-28) 114-100 in the NBA last Friday. Ilyasova scored 13 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks have 41-38 record this season. There are only three games left until the end of the NBA Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Ilyasova has relatively good stats this season: 10.4ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.7apg, 2FGP: 44.8%, 3FGP: 37.5% and FT: 80.4%. Former Yesilyurt Istanbul starter played for the Turkish national team in 2015.

Izzet Turkyilmaz
Izzet Turkyilmaz
   #3. The Turkish player who performed third best last week abroad was former international power forward Izzet Turkyilmaz (212-90, currently plays in Croatia). He managed to help GKK Sibenik in a victory against the closely-ranked Jolly (18-6) 87-77 in a derby game in the Croatian A1 on Saturday night. Turkyilmaz scored 5 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, passed 6 assists and added 3 blocks in 19 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. GKK Sibenik (20-4) is placed first in the A1. It was his team's eighth consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. This year Turkyilmaz's overall stats are: 6.1ppg, 4.9rpg, 1.7apg, 1.5bpg, 2FGP: 64.8%(35-54), 3FGP: 42.3% and FT: 66.7% in 19 games. He played for the Turkish national team four years ago.

Engin Atsur
Engin Atsur
   #4. An experienced guard Engin Atsur (190-84, agency: BeoBasket, college: N.Carolina St., currently plays in Germany). Atsur could not help ALBA Berlin (18-11) to beat EWE Baskets (15-12). He did not have that impressive stats last Sunday. Atsur recorded only 2 points in 9 minutes on the court. ALBA Berlin lost 81-93 on the road to the lower-ranked (#7) EWE Baskets. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. It's Atsur's first season with the team. This year his total stats are: 7.9ppg, 1.6rpg and 2.7apg in 29 games. Atsur has a dual citizenship: Turkish and German. He used to play for the Turkish national team back in 2009.

The list of other players, who all have Turkish passport but never been selected to any of Turkish national teams:

   #1. Samir Zekiqi (202-F-95, currently plays in Kosovo) could not help Trepca (5-2) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Zekiqi's very good performance Trepca was crushed 109-86 on the road by the lower-ranked Peja (#3). He was the top scorer with 25 points. Zekiqi also added 4 rebounds (went 5 for 5 at the free throw line). There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. It's Zekiqi's first season with the team. He has individually a very good year with high stats. Zekiqi averages: 16.2ppg, 3.6rpg and 2.3apg. He has a dual citizenship: Turkish and Kosovan.

   #2. Baris Aktas (192-SF-91, agency: 011 Sports, currently plays in Romania) contributed to an easy victory against the fourth-ranked CS Dinamo Bucuresti (6-18) 87-72 in the Romanian Liga Nationala on Saturday night. Aktas scored 6 points. SCM CSU Craiova (8-16) is placed second in Places 7-10 group. There are only two games left until the end of the Second Stage. Aktas has averaged so far 1.9ppg and 1.3apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Turkish and Romanian.

   #3. Genc Sefaja (196-G/F-92, currently plays in Germany) was not able to help Kaiserslautern (10-16) in their last game. Despite Sefaja's good performance the ninth-placed Kaiserslautern (10-16) was crushed 87-63 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked (#3) Koblenz in the South-West group. He scored 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 31 minutes. It was Kaiserslautern's third consecutive loss in a row. The Regular Season already ended. This year Sefaja has relatively solid stats: 11.4ppg, 4.7rpg, 1.2apg and 1.5spg in 14 games he played so far. He has both Turkish and German nationalities.

   #4. Abdurrahman Circiroglu (193-PF-97, currently plays in Germany) managed to help Baskets Vilsbiburg to win against the 11th-ranked Topstar (10-16) crushing them 86-64 in the German Regionalliga (fourth division) last Saturday. Circiroglu recorded only 2 points. Baskets Vilsbiburg (18-8) is placed second in South-East group. The Regular Season already ended. Circiroglu has been at the team for four years. This season he averages just 1.9ppg.

Other top Turkish players, who play abroad:

Omer Asik (213-C-86) plays for New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA
Ebubekir Ates (183-G-99) plays for Topstar in German Regionalliga
Can Akbayir (190-SG-96) plays for Fraport Skyliners II in German ProB
Berk Genel (190-G/F) plays for McGill University in Canadian university league CIS
Yuval Uzan (192-PG-84) plays for Red Giants in Dutch Prom.Divisie
Ugur Kulhan (189-G-91) plays for Lich II in German Regionalliga
Halil Kutruza (192-G-84) plays for Near East University in Cypriot North League

Notice: The list above includes only some of the Turkish playing currently abroad. Go to Turkish Abroad Page to see completed list.  

Tony Crocker
Crocker number one in Turkey for round 27 - 9 hours ago
American Forward Tony Crocker (200-F-87) put on an amazing game in the last round for TOFAS, receiving a Player of the Week award for round 27. The 29-year old player was the main contributor (23 points, four rebounds and two assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Usak (#14, 8-19) 82-69. The game rather meaningless between the teams, which do not have any influence on top of the standings. Tofas maintains the 9th position in Turkish BSL. Tofas is a typical sol...   [read more]

Ahmet Caki
Coach Caki left ALBA Berlin - 2 hours ago
Turk coach Ahmet Caki left ALBA Berlin (BBL). He helped them to make it to the German Bundesliga Cup Semifinals. The last season Caki coached at Anadolu Efes (BSL) in Turkish league. He contributed to his team winning the Cup and make to league final. Caki was selected to Turkish League All-Star Game back in 2010. He used to coach Turkish B National Team back in 2011. Caki has coached previously two other Turkish teams: Tofas and Darussafaka. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complet...   [read more]

Michael Roll
BSL Round 27 of Regular Season - 1 day ago
The teams have now bigger motivation at this stage of Regular Season. Every game can be crucial and decide about teams' position at the end of Regular Season. The game in Gaziantep was quite interesting. Third ranked Besiktas (22-5) played at the court of 8th ranked Gaziantep (13-14). Besiktas managed to secure a 8-point victory 67-59 on Sunday. Besiktas outrebounded Gaziantep 51-33 including a 15-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a great evening for American-Tunisian Michael Ro...   [read more]

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