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Turkey: All-Star basketball players shoot the hoops

Fans also support children in need by donating caps, scarfs, and gloves at Turkey's 17th All-Star match

Fatih Erel   | 19.01.2020
Turkey: All-Star basketball players shoot the hoops

ISTANBUL

Shane Larkin's red team beat Nando De Colo's white team 144-126 in Turkey's ING All-Star 2020 basketball game in Istanbul on Sunday.

The Red Team's Archie Goodwin won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) honor of the 17th All-Star game in the Turkish metropolis, scoring 33 points.

Under an initiative organized by the Turkish Basketball Federation and Turkish Red Crescent, fans at the game supported children in need by donating caps, scarfs, and gloves at the game.

The Red Crescent also sold caps, scarfs and gloves for fans before and during the game at Sinan Erdem Sports Hall.

The ING All-Star 2020 coaches were Anadolu Efes' Engin Ataman for the red team and Pinar Karsiyaka's Ufuk Sarica for the white team.

Anadolu Efes' Shane Larkin was the captain of the red team, while Fenerbahce Beko's Nando De Colo led the white team.

Onuralp Bitim (Pinar Karsiyaka) won the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, beating Emanuel Terry (Teksut Bandirma), Derrick Williams (Fenerbahce Beko) ,and Nicholas Johnson (Turk Telekom).

Fenerbahce Beko's Melih Mahmutoglu won the Three-Point Contest, besting Galatasaray Doga Sigorta's Aaron Harrison, Anadolu Efes's Bugrahan Tuncer, Turk Telekom's Kyle Wiltjer, Frutti Extra Bursaspor's Perry Jones and Teksut Bandirma's Tyler Kalinoskiin.

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