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9Besiktas Sompo Japan1515
10D.I. Buyukcekmece Basket1416
11Trabzonspor Medical Park1218
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13Istanbul BSB.1020
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15Turk Telekom723
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Galatasaray inks prolific scorer Dentmon
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul will make its return to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague with a prolific scorer in tow after announcing on Friday the signing of Justin Dentmon, who was the competition's runner-up in scoring in the 2013-14 season with Zalgiris Kaunas.

22.08.2016 09:08

Sarica returns home to Besiktas
Besiktas JK, who will be competing in Basketball Champions League Qualification Round 2 for a place in the Regular Season, have trusted a familiar face in coach Ufuk Sarica with the task of steering them through the exciting challenges ahead.

08.08.2016 16:39

Darusssafaka inks Israeli League top scorer Clyburn
Darusssafaka Dogus Istanbul picked up some extra scoring punch by signing forward Will Clyburn, who was the Israeli League's top scorer last season with 20.9 points over 33 games for Hapoel Holon.

08.08.2016 16:31

Efes signs big man Geyik
Adding frontcourt depth for the upcoming Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season, Anadolu Efes Istanbul has signed power forward Samet Geyik for what will be his debut in the competition.

08.08.2016 16:30

Galatasaray adds forward Haciyeva to the mix
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul continued to shape its roster for the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by signing forward Orhan Haciyeva, who will debut in the competition this season.

08.08.2016 16:29

Fenerbahce lands Nunnally, Duverioglu
Fenerbahce Istanbul added two valuable players to its roster by inking small forward James Nunnally and center Ahmet Duverioglu, the club announced Thursday.

29.07.2016 10:21

Darussafaka brings scorer Anderson back to Europe
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul continued to build a promising lineup with the signing of swingman James Anderson to a two-year deal, the club announced Thursday.

22.07.2016 13:47

Anadolu Efes lands athletic forward Honeycutt
Anadolu Efes Istanbul reached an agreement with versatile forward Tyler Honeycutt to work together next season with an option for another year, the club announced Friday.

22.07.2016 13:47

Fenerbahce re-signs All-Euroleague center Vesely
Fenerbahce Istanbul has kept one of its best players for the foreseeable future with the announcement Saturday that center Jan Vesely has penned a new, three-year contract with last season's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague runner-up

11.07.2016 16:36

Fenerbahce re-signs All-EuroLeague big man Udoh
Fenerbahce Istanbul reached a new agreement with All-EuroLeague center Ekpe Udoh to keep working together at least through next season, the club announced Monday.

11.07.2016 16:36

Anadolu Efes keeps team captain Balbay
Anadolu Efes Istanbul and team captain Dogus Balbay set to keep working to together until the end of the 2018-19 season, as both sides agreed to a three-year contract on Monday.

11.07.2016 16:35

Darussafaka lands point guard Wanamaker
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul bolstered its backcourt by signing point guard Bradley Wanamaker. The announcement was made Thursday by Ibrahim Kutluay of the club's executive board at a press conference to welcome new coach David Blatt to Istanbul.

24.06.2016 10:56

Anadolu Efes brings back head coach Perasovic
Anadolu Efes Istanbul has brought back a familiar face in head coach Velimir Perasovic, who originally led the club in the 2010-11 season and on Tuesday inked a two-year deal to do so again.

24.06.2016 10:55

Fenerbahce crowned TBL champions after beating Anadolu Efes
Istanbul giants Fenerbahce won the 2015-2016 Turkish Basketball League title after beating Anadolu Efes 91-70 on Monday night.

16.06.2016 12:27

Efes evens up finals with home rout
Anadolu Efes Istanbul bounced back from defeat in the opener by routing Turkish Airlines Euroleague runner-up Fenerbahce Istanbul 91-70 on Sunday in Game 2 of the best-of-seven Turkish League finals.

06.06.2016 16:35

Darussafaka names former Euroleague champ Blatt new head coach
David Blatt will return to the sidelines on the Old Continent next season after agreeing to a multiyear contract to become the next head coach of Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul.

06.06.2016 16:35

PLAY OFF 2015-2016

Anadolu Efes vs. Fenerbahce
Winner: Fenerbahce (2-4)
Game 103.06.2016 20:00 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Anadolu Efes - Fenerbahce 85 - 87
Game 205.06.2016 18:00 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Anadolu Efes - Fenerbahce 91 - 70
Game 307.06.2016 20:00 Fenerbahce Ulker Arena, Istanbul
Fenerbahce - Anadolu Efes 84 - 72
Game 409.06.2016 20:00 Fenerbahce Ulker Arena, Istanbul
Fenerbahce - Anadolu Efes 101 - 79
Game 511.06.2016 18:00 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Anadolu Efes - Fenerbahce 80 - 72
Game 613.06.2016 20:00 Fenerbahce Ulker Arena, Istanbul
Fenerbahce - Anadolu Efes 91 - 70

Anadolu Efes vs. Darussafaka Dogus
Winner: Anadolu Efes (3-0)
Game 124.05.2016 20:00 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Anadolu Efes - Darussafaka Dogus 80 - 71
Game 226.05.2016 20:00 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Anadolu Efes - Darussafaka Dogus 88 - 73
Game 328.05.2016 18:00 Ayhan Sahenk, Istanbul
Darussafaka Dogus - Anadolu Efes 83 - 88
Fenerbahce vs. Galatasaray Odeabank
Winner: Fenerbahce (3-1)
Game 125.05.2016 20:00 Fenerbahce Ulker Arena, Istanbul
Fenerbahce - Galatasaray Odeabank 93 - 79
Game 227.05.2016 20:00 Fenerbahce Ulker Arena, Istanbul
Fenerbahce - Galatasaray Odeabank 80 - 55
Game 329.05.2016 17:00 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Galatasaray Odeabank - Fenerbahce 65 - 63
Game 431.05.2016 20:00 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Galatasaray Odeabank - Fenerbahce 75 - 82

Anadolu Efes vs. Royal Hali Gaziantep
Winner: Anadolu Efes (2-0)
Game 117.05.2016 18:30 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Anadolu Efes - Royal Hali Gaziantep 83 - 71
Game 219.05.2016 18:30 Karatas Sahinbey, Gaziantep
Royal Hali Gaziantep - Anadolu Efes 64 - 73
Fenerbahce vs. Muratbey Usak Sportif
Winner: Fenerbahce (2-0)
Game 118.05.2016 21:30 Fenerbahce Ulker Arena, Istanbul
Fenerbahce - Muratbey Usak Sportif 79 - 60
Game 220.05.2016 17:30 Usak Uni., Usak
Muratbey Usak Sportif - Fenerbahce 64 - 81
Galatasaray Odeabank vs. Pinar Karsiyaka
Winner: Galatasaray Odeabank (2-1)
Game 118.05.2016 19:30 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Galatasaray Odeabank - Pinar Karsiyaka 67 - 74
Game 220.05.2016 19:30 Karsiyaka Arena, Izmir
Pinar Karsiyaka - Galatasaray Odeabank 62 - 65
Game 322.05.2016 17:00 Abdi Ipekci, Istanbul
Galatasaray Odeabank - Pinar Karsiyaka 77 - 62
Darussafaka Dogus vs. Banvit
Winner: Darussafaka Dogus (2-0)
Game 117.05.2016 20:30 Ayhan Sahenk, Istanbul
Darussafaka Dogus - Banvit 77 - 76
Game 219.05.2016 20:30 Kara Ali Acar, Bandirma
Banvit - Darussafaka Dogus 73 - 86

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