Entries Tagged as 'World Championship'

Hedo Turkoglu, Turkey knock out Goran Dragic, Slovenia to reach World Championship semifinals

September 8th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Hedo Turkoglu only scored 10 points and knocked down just a pair of shots, but along with some hot shooting from Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova he’s the reason Slovenia had no shot at stopping Turkey in the hometown team’s 95-68 quarterfinal drubbing of Goran Dragic’s squad Wednesday in Istanbul. Behind Hedo’s facilitation, Turkey shot a […]

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Hedo Turkoglu, Goran Dragic gear up for a Phoenix Suns FIBA quarterfinal matchup

September 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Phoenix Suns fans who have watched the FIBA World Championship rooting for both Suns players in the tournament must now pick a side. After rolling through pool play and then smoking their round of 16 opponents, Goran “The Dragon” Dragic and Hedo “Ball” Turkoglu will meet up in quarterfinal action on Wednesday at 11 a.m. […]

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Hedo Turkoglu, Goran Dragic keep helping their national teams to victories at World Championship

September 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Phoenix Suns in the FIBA World Championship just keep on rolling, as Goran Dragic and Slovenia and Hedo Turkoglu and Turkey each won a nail-biter in Wednesday’s action. Turkey’s 79-77 victory over Puerto Rico clinched the hosts the top seed in Group C. Slovenia is guaranteed the No. 2 slot out of Group B […]

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Hedo Turkoglu’s shooting woes continue, but Turkey still slides past Greece to remain undefeated

August 31st, 2010 · 11 Comments

For all the excitement that Hedo Turkoglu expressed about representing his country at the FIBA World Championship this year, he sure hasn’t played like it through three games. Although Turkoglu helped keep host country Turkey undefeated with a 76-65 victory over Greece on Tuesday, he struggled with his shot once again, nailing only two of […]

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Goran Dragic stifled by Team USA, Hedo Turkoglu leads Turkey over Russia

August 29th, 2010 · 10 Comments

After a stellar performance in Slovenia’s opening victory over Tunisia, foul trouble and Team USA’s pressure defense limited The Dragon Sunday morning in America’s 99-77 win over Slovenia. Goran Dragic scored just seven points on 2-for-8 shooting (with three coming on a garbage trey in the game’s final minute) to go with four assists, two […]

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Goran Dragic, Hedo Turkoglu fill box score on Day 1

August 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bigger tests certainly await Goran Dragic and Slovenia than their opening game of the FIBA World Championship against Tunisia, but Dragic did all he could with an excellent all-around game in Saturday’s 80-56 victory. Dragic led Slovenia (1-0) with 16 points and eight assists and was only a few off the team lead with five […]

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