Turkey Rumors

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And that’s why playing in Europe was the right choice for him, as Smith confirms: “It was an easy decision for me. I wanted to play in the Euroleague, in a high level competition. I was two years in the NBA and did quite well in the minutes I got and also in the summer leagues. I did not, however, had a really good chance to show what I can do in the NBA and that is why I decided to come in the Euroleague. My goal is to show my real abilities and to help my team ” Naturally the NBA remains in his mind … “Of course, if I get the chance through Galatasaray to return to the NBA I will. For now, however, I love being a part of this team and I am here to do what I love, playing basketball ”
Serge Ibaka: At first, everything was great. Everyone had smiles on their faces and good food on their plates. Then, around 11 p.m., my phone started buzzing. Friends were texting me and fans were tweeting at me. People wanted to know if I was safe. Others at the gala began receiving similar messages. That’s when word of the military coup started to spread. All we knew at the time was that some members of the Turkish Armed Forces were attempting to seize control of certain parts of the country’s capital, Ankara.