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Game postponed after Israelis flee fist-pumping, chanting Turkish fans

Updated: January 6, 2009, 3:10 PM ET
Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey -- An Israeli basketball team fled to the locker room Tuesday as hundreds of fist-pumping, chanting Turkish fans protested the violence in Gaza.

The European Cup game between Bnei Hasharon and Turk Telekom was postponed because the Israeli team did not return to the court. There was no word on when or where the game would be played.

The fans chanted "God is Great" and "Killer Israel." At least one fan threw his shoe at Israeli players but police used riot shields to ...

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