Ukraine and The Czar

Following the Spor Toto World Cup in Izmir, the Ukraine National Team flew to Istanbul. We’ll have a week of practices leading up to another 4-team international tournament that includes Montenegro, New Zealand and Turkey. This will be our final round of friendlies before heading to Lithuania for EuroBasket 2011. My biggest concern is all of the injuries we’ve had. Our team is banged up, but I don’t want to make excuses. We’ve got to play through the injuries and get past them.

On the evening of our arrival in Istanbul, Sasha Volkov, Sasha Larin and the entire coaching staff went to dinner at a restaurant on the water. This place only serves three or four different types of fresh fish. They catch the fish and bring them right in so you pick out the one you want. It was great.

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