National Basketball Association
Turkey's state-run cultural agency Yunus Emre Institute announced on Jan. 29 that it has signed a deal with NBA team Cleveland Cavaliers to promote Turkish culture.
"We are truly honored to sign an agreement with Cleveland Cavaliers @cavs in terms of promoting Turkish culture," Halid Bulut, director of Yunus Emre's Washington D.C. office, said on Twitter.
NBA in a game on Jan. 29 between Cleveland Cavaliers and New Orleans Pelicans commemorated the victims of a recent deadly earthquake in Turkey.
Electronic billboards displayed: "Our Prayers are with you Elazığ and Malatya", referring to the eastern provinces of Turkey where a 6.8-magnitude quake claimed 41 lives and injured more than a thousand others.
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