NEWS

22.09.2003
European Championship for Men 2005 Qualification
Following the meeting of the FIBA Europe Board in November 2002, it was decided that a new system of qualification would be implemented for the 2005 European Championship for Men.
09.09.2003
Turkey Suffer More Misery

Another major tournament has come and gone for Turkey. The memory of their runners-up finish at the European Championships two years ago is fading fast.

Turkey, one of the continent's biggest basketball countries, also crashed out of the World Championships last summer in Indianapolis, finishing ninth, and in this year's Eurobasket in Sweden failed to even reach the quarter-finals.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Kerem Tunçeri PG 1.88 14.04.1979 Istanbul (TUR)  
 5Hidayet Türkoglu SF 2.08 19.03.1979 Istanbul (TUR)  
 6Mirsad Türkcan 2.05 07.06.1976 Novi Pazar (SRB)  
 7Ender Arslan PG 1.85 13.01.1983 Istanbul (TUR)  
 8Kerem Gönlüm PF 2.09 22.11.1977 Eskisehir (TUR)  
10Ibrahim Kutluay 1.98 07.01.1974 Üsküdar, Istanbul (TUR)  
11Kaya Peker 2.07 02.08.1980 Ankara (TUR)  
12Hüseyin Besok 2.12 02.08.1975 Bornova (TUR)  
13Mehmet Okur FC 2.12 26.05.1979 Yalova (TUR)  
14Haluk Yildirim 2.01 25.06.1972 Bursa (TUR)  
15Ömer Onan SG 1.94 04.02.1978 Mersin (TUR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Aydin Ors
Assistant Coach: Getin Yilmaz

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08.09.2003
Turkey 76 Serbia & Montenegro 80

The last game in Borås was also the best. After a nerve-wrecking last quarter, Serbia & Montenegro were able to win against Turkey by 4 points, 80-76.

Turkey was in the lead with four minutes to go and only trailing by one with one minute left. Some crucial mistakes in the last seconds gave the victory to Serbia & Montenegro.

07.09.2003
Turkey 75 Croatia 72
An exciting and close game until the very last seconds ended with Turkish victory. But it is what happened after the buzzer that will be remembered from this game. Spectators started to throw things onto the court and players started to fight with each other. Thanks to good security the turbulence ended quickly. 
Turkey 70 Greece 7506.09.2003
Ukraine 69 Turkey 7705.09.2003
Ors Confident Ahead of Championship04.09.2003
Besok In Turkey Squad But Solak Out02.09.2003
Turkey Get Besok Boost 29.08.2003
Turkey Warming Up Nicely For Eurobasket 27.08.2003
Russian Remedy For Turkish Defeat24.08.2003
Don't Judge Us Yet - Ors20.08.2003
Narrow Victory Delights Germans16.08.2003
Interview with Hidayet Turkoglu13.08.2003

Team

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TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

05.09.2003vs UKR[W] 77-69
06.09.2003vs GRE[L] 70-75
07.09.2003vs CRO[W] 75-72
08.09.2003vs SCG[L] 76-80

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Staff

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Secretary General: Ali Ozsoy
Executive Director: Ali Ozsoy
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