Tuesday, March 8 2016 12:58 EET
Two NBA Legends Meet After Five Years Have Passed
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Five years have passed since Hidayet Türkoğlu and Steve Nash were internationally successful teammates.

They played in Phoenix Suns, having participated in 25 games together. The sportsmen became bright NBA legends and left an unforgettable mark in history. On Saturday night, the athletes met again. Ülker Sports Arena in Istanbul became their meeting place. The players watched a battle between Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray Odeabank there.

Türkoğlu and Nash made brilliant careers. Steve obtained NBA Most Valuable Player Award twice, while Hidayet became the best player in 2008, and essentially contributed to the victory of Orlando Magic in 2009.

In addition to their magnificent records in NBA, the two players can be proud of stunning international results. They left basketball careers in 2015. However, they still impress the whole sportdom.

Türkoğlu noted that he considers basketball to be a real global game. According to his words, the sportsmen would like to use their experience for the development of basketball both in their countries and abroad.

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