Originally written on Ball in Europe  |  Last updated 1/23/12

January 9, 2009; Sasha Vujacic of the Los Angeles Lakers during the game. The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Indiana Pacers by the final score of 121-119 at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, CA. Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom

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Sasha Vujacic an all-star game MVP? BiE knows it sounds crazy, but that’s what went down this weekend in Turkey during the TBL season break. In a game that pitted foreigners against Turks, the former NBA champion went for 24 points and dished five assists in a 140-139 barnburner settled by Besiktas’ Carlos Arroyo’s last-second three. Unfortunately, BiE can’t dig up any highlights from the ‘Tube (yet), but you can bet some stuff is posted: As part of the TBL all-star festivities, there was of course the all-important dunk contest. In this one, Doğuş Balbay took the top prize for easily clearing Anadolu Efes teammate Sinan Güler for the jam – and then again for good measure. That dude, as they say, ‘s got some hops. Jonathan Gibson, formerly of New Mexico State University and currently with TBL all-star hosts Trabzonspor won the three-point shootout and later suited up for the foreigners’ team. And o yes, there were cheerleaders… Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a frie...
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