Turkey threatens to withdraw from European Basketball Championship

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 Turkey threatened to leave the European Basketball Championship

The Georgian national basketball team defeated Turkey with a score of 83:88 after two overtimes at the European Championship. Turkish basketball player Furkan Kurkamaz was sent off during the game. Because of this, the fans from the stands started throwing various objects, causing the game to be stopped for ten minutes. An assistant coach for the Turkish national team later said that three Georgian basketball players and security personnel attacked Kurkamaz outside the playground. In this regard, Turkey threatened to leave the tournament taking place in the Czech Republic.

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