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Turkish cultural center inks deal with NBA team

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.

'Prayers with you': NBA remembers Turkey quake victims

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.

Djokovic expressly booked a semi-final showdown against Roger Federer! VIDEO

It took Serbian player almost three hours of play to reach his eighth semifinal in Melbourne.
An old acquaintance and a big rival Roger Federer, who eliminated Tennys Sandgren in quite a dramatic match, awaits him in the semi-final blockbuster.
Interestingly, whenever he reached semi-finals of the tournament in Melbourne, Djokovic would win it.