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  • BSL Round 19: Afyon Bld edge Tofas by two points
    on January 26, 2021 at 5:53 am

    Chris WrightHere is the last round review presented by Job Market. The most exciting game of round 19 in the BSL took place in Bursa. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 5th ranked Tofas (9-8) to eighth ranked Afyon Bld (10-9) 85-83 in the game for the fifth place. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Tofas. Afyon Bld looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. American point guard Chris Wright (185-89, college: Georgetown) fired 20 points, 5...

  • Mert Akay's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Turks playing currently abroad:
    on January 26, 2021 at 5:53 am

    Mert AkayWe 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. This week's number one is an experienced U20 international guard Mert Akay (198-0). He could not help Dynamic VP (7-6) in their last game. Despite Akay's very good performance Dynamic VP was edged in an overtime 104-103 on the road by the higher-ranked (#4) Tamis.

  • Altintig's double-double lands him TBL Hoops Agents Player of the Week award
    on January 26, 2021 at 5:53 am

    Can Altintig33-year old guard Can Altintig (195-G-87) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Kagitspor and receives a Hoops Agents TBL Player of the Week award for round 13. He got a double-double of 21 points and 10 assists, while his team edged out Manisa (#6, 7-5) 75-72. Kagitspor is placed at 2nd position in Turkish TBL. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Kagitspor will need more victories to improve their 8-4...

  • Tu Holloway's triple-double lands him Player of the Week award
    on January 26, 2021 at 5:53 am

    Tu HollowayAmerican Point guard Tu Holloway (183-PG-89) had a very impressive game in the last round for OGM Orman, receiving a Hoops Agents Player of the Week award for round 15. The 31-year old player recorded a triple-double of 22 points adding also 10 rebounds and 11 assists, while his team edged out Bursaspor (#16, 3-11) 84-80. The game rather meaningless between the teams, which do not have any influence on top of the standings. OGM Orman is placed at 12th position in Turkish BSL. OGM Orman...

  • TBL Round 13: Samsun defeat Akhisar Bld
    on January 26, 2021 at 5:53 am

    Tim SoaresThe fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. Here is the last round review presented by ESL. The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Akhisar Bld (9-3) at the home court on Friday night. Hosts were edged by fifth ranked Samsun (8-5) 90-88. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Akhisar Bld. Samsun dominated down low during the game...

  • BSL Round 15: Turk Telekom lose to Tofas in the biggest upset of the week
    on January 26, 2021 at 5:53 am

    TarikPhillipThere was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with derby games, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. Here is the last round review presented by ESL. The most shocking disappointment of round 15 was a road defeat of 4th placed Turk Telekom (9-6) to eighth ranked Tofas (7-7) 78-64. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Tofas made 7 blocks. It was a great...

  • Moerman's double-double lands him Hoops Agents Player of the Week award
    on January 26, 2021 at 5:53 am

    AdrienMoerman32-year old forward Adrien Moerman (202-F-88) had a great game in the last round for league's best team ANADOLU EFES and receives a Hoops Agents Player of the Week award for round 14. He had a double-double of 25 points and 15 rebounds, while his team beat Fenerbahce (#3, 11-3) 85-72. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed Anadolu Efes to consolidate first place in the Turkish league. They maintain a perfect record without any lost game in the league. It's...

  • Euroleague: Real Madrid beat Anadolu Efes in Istanbul
    on January 26, 2021 at 5:53 am

    FabienCauseurAnadolu Efes - Real Madrid 65-73 Real Madrid celebrated the 12th Euroleague regular season victory. They beat Anadolu Efes in Istanbul to improve at 12-5 record. Fabien Causeur (195-F-87) produced 15 points to lead the charge. Anadolu Efes grabbed a 20-13 lead after ten minutes into the game. Real Madrid narrowed the gap at 6-point mark at the big break. The visitors kept clawing their way back into this one in the third term. Real denied the deficit in the period and eked out a 52-51...

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