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Roko Ukic signed for Fenerbahce

January 5, 2010

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team transferred Croatian international point guard Roko Ukic from NBA team Milwaukee Bucks. Roko Ukic will be in Istanbul on the weekend.

It is believed that the presences of Croatian star Gordan Giricek and despite all the criticism still a legend in Balkans; Bogdan Tanjevic played an important role on the transfer.

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Fenerbahce U.: 100 Besiktas C.T.: 92, Turkish Basketball League

December 27, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team record an important win over rivals Besiktas in Abdi Ipekci Arena on the 12th matchday of the Turkish Basketball League. Fenerbahce were  54-45 ahead at the end of the first half.

Galatasasay C.C.: 74 Fenerbahce U.: 72, Turkish Basketball League

November 15, 2009

Fenerbahce U. lost to arch-rivals Galatasaray C.C. 74-72 after two overtimes in the 5th match day of Turkish Basketball League. Game suspended for half an hour after the regular time for home team’s fan violence.

Fenerbahce U.: Tarence Kinsey 6 points 2 rebounds 2 assists, Omer Asik 8 points 9 rebounds, Gordan Giricek 2 points, Omer Onan 17 points, Emir Preldzic 10 points 4 rebounds 1 assist, Semih Erden 2 points 13 rebounds, Damir Mrsic 6 points, Lynn Greer 12 points, Oguz Savas 9 points 11 rebounds, Serhat Cetin 1 rebounds 1 assist

Fenerbahce Women’s Basketball Team are the CHAMPIONS!

May 8, 2009

Fenerbahce women’s basketball team won the Turkish Women Basketball League after sweeping the opponents Mersin B.S.B 3-0 in the final series! Fenerbahce now have won the league title four times in a row.

Fenerbahce Women’s Basketball Team are through to the League FINAL

April 27, 2009

Fenerbahce women’s basketball team beat archrivals Galatasaray C.C 76-72 at away after agreat performance and qualified to the Turkish WOmen’s Basketball League FINAL.

Fenerbahce U. : 89 Galatasaray C.C. : 62, Turkish Men’s Basketball League

April 24, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team recorded an important 89-62 win over arch rivals Galatasaray after a great performance.

Having a massive support from the fans Fenerbahce dominated the game from the beginning and won this crucial game by a 27 points margin.

Fenerbahce : Gordan Giricek 2 points 4 rebounds 2 assists Omer Asik 6 points 2 rebounds 1 assist Willie Solomon 10 points 2 rebounds 3 assists Mirsad Turkcan 2 points 1 assist Omer Onan 12 points 3 rebounds 2 assists Marques Green 3 points 2 assists Rasim Basak 3 points 1 rebound Semih Erden 4 points 2 rebounds 2 assists Damir Mrsic 9 points 2 rebounds 1 assist Oguz Savas 16 points 3 rebounds 3 assists Devin Smith 7 points 7 rebounds 1 assist 1 block Emir Preldzic 15 points 4 rebounds 3 assists

Fenerbahce : 82 Galatasaray : 72, Turkish Women’s Basketball League Semi-Finals 1st Game

April 22, 2009

Fenerbahce women’s basketball team beat arch-rivals Galatasaray 82-72 on the first game in the Turkish Women’s League Semi-Final Series. After this win Fenerbahce lead the series 2-0. Fenerbahce won both games in the regular season against Galatasaray and it automatically lets the dominant team in regular season start 1-0 to the series.

Fenerbahce : Katie Smith 6 points 2 rebounds 4 assists Esmeral Tuncluer 11 points 1 rebounds 3 assists Birsel Vardarli 2 points 5 rebounds 3 assists Nicole Powell 16 points 3 rebounds Nevriye Yilmaz 12 points 6 rebounds 3 assists Matee Ajavon 19 points 1 rebound 4 assists Nevin Nevlin 2 points 1 assist Tammy Sutton-Brown 14 points 9 ribaund 2 steals 1 block

Fenerbahce : 63 Galatasaray C.C : 60, Turkish Women’s Basketball Turkish Cup FINAL

April 14, 2009

Fenerbahce women’s basketball team won the Women’s Basketball Turkish Cup after beating arch-rivals Galatasaray 63-60 in the final.

Fenerbahce lead the game from the beginning but in the last period the point difference reduced, especially the last minute was action packed but thanks to the experience and quality Fenerbahce women’s basketball team have when it comes to critical minutes, the Turkish Cup stayed in the Fenerbahce trophy cabinet six times in a row.

Matee Ajavon named the MVP of the final, mainly for her brilliant performance and confident style of play at the last minutes of the game.

Fenerbahce : Katie Smith 13 points 1 assist 1 rebound 1 block Esmeral Tuncluer 7 points 1 rebound 2 assists Birsel Vardarli 3 points 6 rebounds 2 assists 2 steals Nevriye Yilmaz 9 points 7 rebounds 3 assists Matee Ajavon 17 points 5 rebounds 2 assists Tammy Sutton-Brown 10 points 10 rebounds 1 block Nevin Nevlin 4 points 3 rebounds Nicole Powell 1 rebound

Fenerbahce – Galatasaray CC, Turkish Women’s Basketball Turkish Cup FINAL

April 13, 2009

Fenerbahce women’s basketball team will face Galatasaray Cafe Crown on the Women’s Turkish Cup FINAL. The competition final will take place in Kayseri, tomorrow at 15:30.

Fenerbahce : 84 Tarsus Bld. : 71, Turkish Women’s Basketball Turkish Cup

April 13, 2009

Fenerbahce women’s basketball team beat Tarsus Bld. comfortably 84-71 and reached the Turkish Cup Final.

In the game Nevriye Yilmaz chosen the MVP after her impressive performance.

The opponent in the cup final is arch-rivals Galatasaray CC and the game will be played tomorrow at 15:30.

Fenerbahce: Katie Smith 12 points 6 assists Esmeral Tuncluer 11 points 3 assists Birsel Vardarli 7 points 5 assists Nalan Ramazanoglu 2 points Nicole Powell 3 points Matee Ajavon 11 points 3 assists Tammy Sutton-Brown 13 points 3 rebounds Nevin Nevlin 5 points 10 rebounds Nevriye Yilmaz 20 points 8 rebounds

Fenerbahce : 84 Besiktas CT : 62, Women’s Basketball Turkish Cup

April 13, 2009

Fenerbahce women’s team beat rivals Besiktas CT 84-62 on the quarter final of Turkish Cup and qualified to the semi-final which is going to be played tomorrow.THe opponents on the semi-final is Tarsus Belediye. THe other semi-final is going to be played between Galatasaray CC – Samsun Basket. The winners of the semi-finals will play in the final, on 14 April.

Nevin Nevlin chosen the MVP of the game after her brilliant performance.

Fenerbahce: Esmeral Tuncluer 11 points 3 assists Katie Smith 11 points Birsel Vardarli 8 points 3 assists Yasemin Begum Dalgalar 2 points Nalan Ramazanoglu 2 points Nicole Powell 9 points Nevriye Yilmaz 10 points 8 rebounds Matee Ajavon 3 points 5 assists 2 steals Tammy Sutton-Brown 3 points 2 rebounds 2 blocks Melike Bakircioglu 3 points Nevin Nevlin 22 points 9 rebounds

Willie Solomon signed for Fenerbahce – The King is Back to Reign

April 9, 2009

Willie “The King” Solomon is finally back. The talented guard who moved to the NBA at the beginning of the season is now back to Fenerbahce and expected to sign a 2,5 year contract.

Solomon has a very special place in the fans’ hearts mainly with his passionate and devoted style of play. Thanks to this move, the team will not only fill the obvious gap in the guard position but also will add a great determination and spirit to the team play; the areas that Willie Solomon is the absolute expert.

Fenerbahce U.: 84 Efes Pilsen : 80, Turkish Basketball League

March 8, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team recorded a valuable 84-80 (after OT) victory over Efes Pilsen after a great team effort and performance. Passionate team and fans created a good atmosphere in Abdi Ipekci and gained an important win which will be vital for the play-offs as after this win in a possible draw against Efes Pilsen in play-offs, the serie will start 1-1.

Fenerbahce : Gordan Giricek 11 points 5 rebounds Rasim Basak 9 points (2/2 3p- 3/4 2p field goal) Marques Green 12 points 4 assists 2 steals (7/8 FT) Mirsad Turkcan 4 points Omer Onan 14 points Semih Erden 14 points Gasper Vidmar 4 points 5 rebounds Oguz Savas 2 points Devin Smith 12 points 6 rebounds Emir Preldzic 2 points Damir Mrsic

CSKA Moscow : 77 Fenerbahce U.: 60, Euroleague TOP 16 Group Stage

March 4, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team suffered a 77-60 loss in Moscow and failed to qualify from the group stage of Euroleague TOP 16.

CSKA Moscow – Fenerbahce U., Euroleague TOP 16 Group Stage

March 4, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team face a tough CSKA Moscow test in the Euroleague TOP 16 group stage at 18:15 CET (+1 for local time) in Moscow, today.

Hopes might be still alive to qualify from the group but it is still a far possibility since it is up to other teams results and winning the remaining two games against CSKA Moscow and Montepaschi Siena (at least with a +9 points margin). Probabilites are more than one in this group and there is also a possibility of three teams having 3 wins in total, then the points scoring differences will be taken into consideration. Things will be clearer after this matchday.

Group Standings on the 4th matchday
CSKA Moscow 3 W 1 L

Montepaschi Siena 2 W 2 L

Cibona Zagreb 2 W 2 L
Fenerbahce U. 1 W 3 L

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Result : CSKA Moscow : 77 Fenerbahce U.: 60

Besiktas C.T: 110 Fenerbahce U.: 95, Turkish Basketball League

March 1, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team lost to the rivals Besiktas C.T 110-95 on the 20th matchday of Turkish Basketball League after a disappointing performance as a team. After this result in a possible play-off draw the series will start 1-1. Fenerbahce earlier won the game 74-57 in the first half of the season.

Fenerbahce : Marques Green 26 points 4/5 2p 6/8 3p 4 assists Gordan Giricek 5 points Omer Onan 4 points Rasim Basak 2 points Semih Erden 8 points Gasper Vidmar 4 points Oguz Savas 7 points Emir Preldzic 10 points Damir Mrsic 14 points Mirsad Turkcan 15 points

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Fenerbahce Basketball League Fixture and Results

Fenerbahce U.: 64 Cibona Zagreb : 86, Euroleague TOP 16 Group Stage

February 25, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team surprisingly lost 86-64 to an hard working Cibona Zagreb in Euroleague TOP 16 Group Stage on the 4th matchday in Istanbul. Fenerbahce won the game in Zagrep two weeks ago and expected to record another comfortable win in Istanbul but the opponent showed an example of good team-play and caused an upset to Fenerbahce which will probably cost the qualification from the group where the top two teams will qualify.

Fenerbahce : Gordan Giricek 5 points 3 rebounds 2 assists Marques Green 3 points 2 rebounds 4 assists Mirsad Turkcan 12 points 7 rebounds 1 assists Omer Onan 9 points Rasim Basak 1 point 2 steals Gasper Vidmar 6 points 2 rebounds Oguz Savas 13 points 5 rebounds 3 steals 1 assist Emir Preldzic 10 points 4 rebounds 3 assists 4 steals Semih Erden 5 points 3 rebounds Damir Mrsic 3 assists

Group Standings after 4th matchday
CSKA Moscow 3 W 1 L

Montepaschi Siena 2 W 2 L

Cibona Zagreb 2 W 2 L
Fenerbahce U. 1 W 3 L

Fenerbahce U. – Cibona Zagreb, Euroleague TOP 16 Group Stage

February 25, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team will face Ciboba Zagreb on the 4th matchday of the Euroleague TOP 16 Group Stage, today. The game will be at 19:15 (Central European Time, +1 for local time) in Abdi Ipekci Sports Hall.

Group Standings after 3rd matchday
Montepaschi Siena 2 W 1 L
CSKA Moscow 2 W 1 L
Fenerbahce U. 1 W 2 L
Cibona Zagreb 1 W 1 L

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Fenerbahce U.: 64 Cibona Zagreb : 86, Euroleague TOP 16 Group Stage Game Result

Efes Pilsen : 68 Fenerbahce U. : 60, Turkish Cup Semi Final

February 21, 2009

Fenerbahce failed to qualify to the final of Turkish Cup after loosing to Efes Pilsen 68-60 on the semi-final.

Fenerbahce : Gordan Giricek 9 points 4 rebounds 1 assist Marques Green 13 points 2 assists Mirsad Turkcan 12 points 3 rebounds Semih Erden 3 points  Damir Mrsic 5 points 2 assists Oguz Savas 12 points 7 rebounds Serhat Cetin 3 points 2 rebounds Emir Preldzic 3 points 3 rebounds 2 assists 1 steal Devin Smith 3 rebounds Gasper Vidmar

Fenerbahce U.: 84 T. Telekom : 63 , Turkish Cup

February 21, 2009

Fenerbahce men’s basketball team qualified to the Final Four of Turkish Cup by beating T. Telekom 84-63 after a great performance in the quarter finals. Gordan Giricek named the MVP of the game after recording 18 points 5 rebounds 4 assists 2 steals.

Fenerbahce will face Efes Pilsen on the semi-final tomorrow at 17:15. The other semi-final game is between Erdemir and Galatasaray CC. The final of the cup will be played on Sunday.

Fenerbahce U.Gordan Giricek 18 points 5 rebounds 4 assists 2 steals Semih Erden 10 points 6 rebounds Marques Green 5 points 2 rebounds 5 assists Mirsad Türkcan 20 points 7 rebounds 2 assists Rasim Basak 2 points Emir Preldzic 2 points 4 rebounds 6 assists Damir Mrsic 11 points Gasper Vidmar 2 points 5 rebounds Oguz Savas 9 points 6 rebounds Devin Smith 2 points Serhat Cetin 3 points