Basketball: Fenerbahce lose to Real Madrid in away game

Spain's Real Madrid beat Fenerbahce by a score of 94-74 Friday in Round 10 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Alberto Abalde and Jaycee Carroll led the Spanish team to victory at Madrid's Wizink Center. Abalde racked up 17 points, while Carroll finished with 15. Anthony Randolph added 14 to go

Celtics star Hayward to be free agent: NBA insider

Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward has decided to quit his $34 million lucrative deal with the Eastern Conference franchise to be a free agent this season, an NBA insider said on Friday. "Celtics’ Gordon Hayward has opted out of his $34M deal for the 2020-21 season and will become a free ag

EuroLeague: Anadolu Efes to face Khimki Moscow Region

Anadolu Efes will take on Khimki Moscow Region from Russia in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 10. The Thursday's game will kick off at Moscow's Mytishchi Arena at 1700GMT. Currently sitting in seventh place in the standings, Anadolu Efes have four wins and four defeats in the EuroLeague.

NBA: Bucks 'agree' to trade Ersan Ilyasova to Kings

The Sacramento Kings will acquire Turkish power forward Ersan Ilyasova in a trade with Milwaukee Bucks, an NBA insider claimed on Tuesday. As part of the exchange deal, Sacramento's Bogdan Bogdanovic -- former Fenerbahce guard -- will join the Bucks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. “The B

EuroLeague: Anadolu Efes to host Bayern Munich

Turkish basketball club Anadolu Efes will host the German side Bayern Munich in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 9 on Tuesday. The game will start at Istanbul's Sinan Erdem Dome at 1730GMT. Anadolu Efes recorded four wins and three defeats so far to be in seventh place as they defeated the

Barcelona stun Fenerbahce 97-55 at home

Spanish side Barcelona hammered Fenerbahce Beko 97-55 Thursday in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 8 game. Barca's Slovakian star Kyle Kuric was the top scorer for his team with 25 points at Barcelona's Palau Blaugrana arena. Latvian forward Rolands Smits scored 20 points and five rebounds wh

EuroLeague: Fenerbahce beat Khimki Moscow Region 83-71

Fenerbahce Beko defeated Russia's Khimki Moscow Region 83-71 Friday in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 7 game.   Dyshawn Pierre and Jarrell Eddie led the Istanbul side to victory by scoring 16 points each at Istanbul's Ulker Sports Arena. Lorenzo Brown added 11 to go along with eig

Basketball: US center Alex Tyus returns to Galatasaray

Turkish basketball side Galatasaray confirmed Friday the signing of US center Alex Tyus. The Lions inked with the 32-year-old player until the end of the season, the club said in a statement. Tyus, who played for Galatasaray in the 2016-17 campaign, helped Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv win the 2014

Anadolu Efes to host Maccabi Tel Aviv in EuroLeague

Anadolu Efes will host Israeli club Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague on Thursday. The Round 7 game will start at Istanbul's Sinan Erdem Dome at 1730GMT. The Istanbul side are currently in 12th spot with two wins and three losses in five games. Their last outing was a

EuroLeague sets new dates for postponed games

Turkish Airlines EuroLeague on Wednesday announced the new dates for the games that were postponed due to coronavirus cases in teams. "Euroleague Basketball has evaluated with all affected teams the best possible options to reschedule each game based on available dates and TV rightsholders' produ

Anadolu Efes defeat city rivals Besiktas 81-74

Anadolu Efes defeated city rivals Besiktas Sompo Sigorta 81-74 in the ING Basketbol Super Lig Round 5 game on Monday. Vasilije Micic and Adrien Moerman led Anadolu Efes to victory, each scoring 18 points at the BJK Akatlar Sport Dome. Bryant Dunston and Tibor Pleiss each produced 12 points for t

NBA plans to start new season in late December

The NBA is eyeing a late-December start to its 2020-21 season, an NBA insider said on Friday. "The NBA is targeting Dec. 22 for the start of the 2020-21 season and a 72-game campaign that finishes before the ‘21 Olympics, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium," Shams Charania said on Twitte

Panathinaikos defeat Fenerbahce Beko 82-68

Fenerbahce Beko lost to Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 82-68 Thursday in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 5 game.  The Greek side dominated the first quarter with a score of 22-13 after making a great start to the game. The first half ended 37-30 for Panathinaikos and they had a 6-point advan

NBA: LA Clippers promote Tyronn Lue as new head coach

The Los Angeles Clippers named Tyronn Lue as their new head coach on Tuesday. "The pieces we need are in place – committed ownership, smart management and elite talent, on and off the court, in the NBA’s best market,” Lue said in a statement. "My familiarity with the organizati

EuroLeague: Bayern come back 20 down to beat Fenerbahce

Bayern Munich beat Turkey’s Fenerbahce Beko 75-71 in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 4 game on Friday. Fenerbahce Beko made a great start to the game, leading the first quarter 28-9. The first half ended 45-25 but Bayern Munich managed to overcome the 20-point deficit in the second half.

NBA: Tyronn Lue hired as new LA Clippers coach

Tyronn Lue is set to join Los Angeles Clippers as its new coach, an NBA Insider quoted sources as saying on Thursday. "Ty Lue has agreed on a five-year deal to become the next head coach of LA Clippers," Adrian Wojnarowski announced. "The Clippers and Lue's representative in contract talks, Andy

CSKA Moscow beat Fenerbahce Beko in overtime

Russian basketball powerhouse CSKA Moscow secured a narrow win Wednesday against Turkey's Fenerbahce Beko, beating their opponents 78-77 in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 3 game in Istanbul. Both teams fought hard to end regular time at 69-69 as the game went to overtime. Visitors CSKA Mosc

Coronavirus hobbles basketball game in Europe

A Turkish Airlines EuroLeague basketball game Tuesday will not take place because of "multiple" coronavirus cases. "The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 3 game between LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne and Panathinaikos OPAP Athens that was scheduled to be played on Tuesday, October 13, wil