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Deron Williams Wins In Turkish Debut

Deron Williams scored 11 points and had five assists to help Besiktas to a 107-69 victory over Bandirma Kirmizi on Sunday


New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams (C) arrives at Ataturk Airport together with his family on September 8, 2011, in Istanbul. Williams has joined the Besiktas Basketball Team until the end of the NBA lockout. The lock-out, a nationwide strike, was announced on July 1 after the owners of the NBA franchises and their players were unable to reach an agreement over salaries. (credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Nets All-Star Guard Deron Williams Arrives In Istanbul

New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams has arrived in Istanbul to start his stint with Turkish basketball team Besiktas.


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Nets’ Jordan Farmar Signs With Israeli Champions, Maccabi Tel Aviv

Jordan Farmar just took a page out of Deron Williams’ playbook. Farmar became the latest Nets player to head for the European leagues when he signed with Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv on Wednesday.


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Like Nets’ Deron Williams, NBA Lockout Forces Dwight Howard To Consider Career Overseas

Nets guard Deron Williams has already decided to play basketball overseas. Because of the ongoing NBA lockout, another big NBA star could soon make the plunge.


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Report: Nets’ Deron Williams To Play For Turkey’s Besiktas During Lockout

Nets point guard Deron Williams isn’t going to let the NBA lockout stop him from playing pro basketball. According to Turkish sports news station NTV Spor, Williams will be playing overseas in 2011-12 while the league hammers out a labor deal.


Former NBA star Allen Iverson is surrounded by cheering supporters of Besiktas at the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. Iverson signed a two-year $4 million contract to play for the Turkish basketball team Besiktas. (AP Photo/Ibrahim Usta)

Iverson Arrives In Istanbul For Turkish Stint

Former NBA star Allen Iverson arrived in Istanbul on Monday to begin a stint with Turkish club Besiktas, promising to give fans “something they haven’t seen before.”


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Iverson Headed To Turkey, Press Conference In NY Friday

Allen Iverson has agreed in principle to a $4 million, two-year contract with the Turkish professional basketball team Besiktas.