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  1. Deron Williams, blogging from Turkey

    Henry Abbott

    Can't remember him ever to be that communicative from Utah or New Jersey. But now that he's in Istanbul, Deron Williams has tapped into his inner Hemingway: I made the choice early and just went all in. My wife kind of sold me on it rather than m...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  2. Allen Iverson says he has lots of money

    Henry Abbott

    Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images The thinking has been that Allen Iverson is playing in Turkey because he's desperate for cash. Robert Huber of Philadelphia Magazine flew to Istanbul to spend some time with Allen Iverson: After practice, I follow him...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  3. 14 world championships observations

    Henry Abbott

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images There was a lot of passion, effort and pride in Istanbul. When the world championships were going on in real time, I couldn't watch. Not because I was on deadline. Not because I was driving across the country. No...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  4. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Wayne Winston's power rankings show the U.S. and Turkey to be the top two teams at the World Championships. It would be a dream final, for the favorites and the home team to face off before an amazing crowd in Istanbul. Racial stereotypes in NBA ho...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  5. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Ganter of the Toronto Sun: "Linas Kleiza never comes right out and says he was unhappy in Denver, but that is the impression he leaves in a 15-minute interview at the Polat Renaissance Hotel here in Istanbul. It is the hotel of choice for 14 of ...

    Blog | September 07, 2010