Furkan Korkmaz was attacked by a number of Georgia gamers in a hallway incident following his ejection from a EuroBasket sport, based on Turkish basketball officers.
“Whereas Furkan Korkmaz was strolling within the hallway to the locker rooms with our coach, Georgia’s gamers who weren’t within the lively roster attacked him along with the ejected participant and the police. There shouldn’t be an assault on the participant that goes to the locker room.
“On the finish of the match, 30 policemen every pushed us right into a struggle. We bought right into a struggle with Georgia’s official police. I’m calling out to FIBA and I’ve additionally advised FIBA’s officers. Let nobody deceive themselves or assume that we’re silly. They are going to convey us all of the digicam footage from that hall minute by minute with out something lacking. If these cameras don’t come to us, we’ll depart this event,” mentioned Turkish basketball federation vice-president Omer Onan.
Korkmaz was initially ejected for a confrontation with Georgia’s Duda Sanadze within the fourth quarter.
Korkmaz was not injured within the ensuing hallway incident.
Georgia beat Turkey 88-83 within the sport.