Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was an honoured guest of Turkish club Galatasaray NEF, who is currently win the midst of training camp, as they prepare for the 2022-23 Basketball Champions League and the Turkey BSL. The four-time NBA champ put in some work on the court and chopped it up with the team and head coach Andreas Pistiolis
While in the nation that gave the world Enes Kanter Freedom, Green also paid a visit to Vodafone Park, home of the Besiktas football team.
The 2022-23 Basketball Champions League consists of 52 participating teamsfrom 29 European nations, 18 of which are domestic league champions. Qualification rounds begin September21, with 24 clubs vying to make the top 4 teams that have already qualified for the regular season based on that which was achieved in national competitions.
The Regular Season starts on October 4, and the format remains unchanged – 32 teams in eight groups of four, group-winners moving straight to the Round of 16, while second- and third-placed teams face off in the Play-In Series in January 2023. The 8 best teams from the Round of 16 will play best-of-three Quarter-Finals series in April, with the season concluding in a Final Four tournament tipping off in May.
Here is who Galatasaray will take to battle in the upcoming competition:
Captain Goksenin Koksal along with Mahir Agva, Dee Bost, Angelo Caloiaro, Jehyve Floyd, Sadik Emir Kabaca, Raymar Morgan, Muhaymin Mustafa, Sinan Saglam, Ali Karagulle Sedat, and Yunus Emre Sonsirma, as well as recent additions Dylan Ennis and Braian Angola.