Turkish star breaks record in NBA
Turkish basketball player Alperen Sengun, who plays for Houston Rockets in the NBA, breaks a career record with his performance against Sacramento Kings
FIBA elects new president
Qatari Sheikh Saud bin Ali Al-Thani was elected president of FIBA, the umbrella organization of basketball.
‘12 Giant Men’ on their way to 2023 Paris Olympics
Turkish National Men's Basketball Team defeated Bulgaria 104-66 in the 2nd game of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Olympic Qualifying Tournament Group C, making 2 for 2 and securing their exit from the group. They had beaten Iceland 99-72 the previous day.
Diana Taurasi's 10k points record in WNBA
Playing in Phoenix Mercury, one of the American Women's Basketball League (WNBA) teams, basketball player Diana Taurasi broke the record as the first player to pass the 10 thousand point threshold in the history of the league.
Turkish basketballer wins championship
Barcelona, for which Turkish basketball player Sertac Sanlı plays, defeated Real Madrid 3-0 in the final series of the Spanish 1st Basketball League and won the championship.
Salimata Sylla banned from matches for wearing hijab
French basketball player Salimata Sylla is fighting hard to go to the games with a headscarf. Asking for permission, Sylla said, "My family, my friends, everyone accepts me as I am because I am the same 'Sali," used the phrases.
Italy 90 -Turkey 75 in European Basketball Championship
Italy defeated Turkey 90-75 in Group D of 2013 European Basketball Championship, which was the second loss in the group for Turkey.