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Kobe Bryant may play his next game in Turkey if the Turkish team, Besiktas, wins over Bryant's representatives. Will the Los Angeles Lakers star join the Turkish team during the NBA lockout?
Allen Iverson is perhaps the most high-profile basketball player to ditch the NBA for a team overseas, but he's not the first. Mr. Iverson on Friday signed a $4 million, two-year contract with Turkey's Besiktas Cola Turka basketball team. Click through the following slides to read about five of the most notable basketball stars who have left the NBA in recent years to play abroad.
Allen Iverson: Besiktas executive board member Seref Yalcin told the Anatolia news agency Monday the 11-time NBA All-Star was keen to play with the Istanbul team.