08 October, 2019
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Two-time NBA champion McAdoo hopes to experience title success at Besiktas

ISTANBUL (Turkey) - James McAdoo of Besiktas Sompo Sigorta could instantly settle any basketball-related argument by flaunting his two NBA championship rings. He could do that if he didn't keep them in a safe back home in the USA or, more importantly, if he wasn't as unassuming off the court as anyone who has noticed his selfless play on the court would expect.

Steph [Curry] threw the ball in the air, my parents and my wife were right behind me. It is something you dream about as a little kid. How often can a person say 'my childhood dream came true'? - James McAdoo

"If when I grow older my kids don't believe that their dad played in the NBA and won two championships, maybe then I would take them the rings out and show them," McAdoo told championsleague.basketball with a laugh.

Of course, the first thing that any new teammate asks the 2015 and 2017 NBA champion is to talk about his experiences on that legendary Golden State team.

"I played for the Warriors for three years. If you do anything for three years, you have a lot of stories. I try to take those experiences and stories and bring them to wherever I am," the 26-year-old power forward said.

"So there are things I can tell [to my Besiktas teammates] that an older teammate on the Warriors told me but, when I do that, it's not because I want to brag about anything.

Hopefully I can experience mo