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Overseas diary: Photos and video from the Thunder's time in Turkey

by Anthony Slater Published: October 4, 2013

Thunder team photo from Istanbul, Via OKC's official Twitter.

Training camp is typically considered the roughest time for NBA players.

Coming off an offseason of rest, sometimes a bit out of basketball shape, you have two-a-day practices and an agenda filled with defensive drills and wind sprints.

But you know, it’s probably a bit easier when you’re hanging out at luxurious hotels in Istanbul, being treated to views like the one you see below, via Reggie Jackson’s Instagram, on your balcony:

Here’s the video version of that view, via Serge Ibaka’s Instagram:

But don’t worry Thunder fans, the team is still practicing (seen below), with a game against Turkish power Fenerbahce Ulker on Saturday morning at 8 a.m. CT on NBA TV.

 

Also, take a look at the overseas media throng Durant was facing:

by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as NewsOK.com's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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