Pistons to celebrate their 'Bad Boys' on March 28
Rasheed Wallace had been considered uncoachable. Twenty-two teams passed on Tayshaun Prince in the draft, and Mehmet Okur went 37th in 2001. The Pistons even got starts that season out of Darvin Ham and the less-than-legendary Zeljko
5 questions with Jazz center Mehmet Okur
After returning to his native Turkey shortly after last season ended, Jazz center Mehmet Okur returned to Utah about 40 days before training camp got under way. Jazz beat writer got a chance to talk with Okur, a one-time
Utah Jazz Roster Report
Ronnie Brewer, Power forward Carlos Boozer, Center Mehmet Okur . Bench -- Forward Paul Millsap, Guard Ronnie Price ..... The eight rebounds equaled his career high. --C Mehmet Okur finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds in a strange
Coaching change doesn't help Celtics
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Chauncey Billups and Mehmet Okur each scored 21 points to lead Detroit to a 106-103 win over Boston at the FleetCenter.
Okur placed on IL; Pistons sign Hunter
Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) - The Detroit Pistons placed center Mehmet Okur on the injured list with back problems and signed guard Lindsey Hunter on Thursday.
Okur activated from the injured list
Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) - The Pistons activated center Mehmet Okur from the injured list Wednesday and he scored seven points in 15 minutes during Detroit's 98-65 victory over the Bulls.
Jazz 103, Suns 88
Marquette's all-time leader in scoring, steals and games played, but went undrafted in 2009. ... Former Jazz C Mehmet Okur attended Wednesday's game. ... Marshall made his first career start and opened 0 for 3 with a pair of first-half
Pierce lifts road-weary Celtics over Jazz in OT
Favors picked up his third foul with 9:06 left in the second quarter. . Jazz G Foye needed four 3-pointers to tie Mehmet Okur (129, 2006-07) for the franchise single-season record. Foye went 0-5 Saturday but hit his first Monday and
and the Nets (15-29) now can only wonder what might have been. With Howard off the table, New Jersey traded Mehmet Okur 's expiring contract, Shawne Williams and a protected first-round draft pick to Portland for swingman Gerald Wallace
Trail Blazers-Bulls Preview
and forward Gerald Wallace to New Jersey. The Trail Blazers acquired guard Jonny Flynn and the expiring contracts of Mehmet Okur , Shawne Williams and Hasheem Thabeet as well as draft picks. To make room for the new additions, Portland waived