Gibson also has played in Turkey, Israel, Italy and Iran. Iran? “I was there for 37 days,” he said. “It was OK. The people were nice. It wasn’t like it looks on TV. Going over there, I was (worried). But once I got there, it was OK.” Iran also was where he had one of the weirdest experiences of his overseas travels. “I was walking through a big crowd and somebody took my shoes out of my backpack – while it was on my back,” he said. “The fans are into it over there. Soccer is No. 1, but basketball is No. 2 there.”
Hamed Haddadi decided to spend his summer in his country, Iran. He has signed a contract with Mahram Tehran, as a source told Sportando. Haddadi ended a good season in China with Qingdao Double Star Eagles, where he reached CBA Semifinals and averaged 20.4 points, 13.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.3 steals per game.
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Dutch center, former NBA, Dan Gadzuric decided to continue his career in Iran. He signed a contract with Petrochimi. His last team was Marinos de Anzoategui (Veenzuela), where finished the last season averaging 10.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.