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Perkins suits up for 13th pro season, this time in South Korea

Doron Perkins of Anchorage isn’t finished playing basketball. The 34-year-old signed up for his 13th professional season after agreeing to terms with the Goyang Orions of the Korean Basketball League. South Korea will be the 12th country where he has played pro ball, joining Iran, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Ukraine, China, Germany, Belgium, Japan, Israel and… Read more »

Perkins, Naft Abadan fall in Iranian Super League finals

Doron Perkins of Anchorage produced a strong all-around game for Naft Abadan but it wasn’t enough to prevent a season-ending defeat. Regular-season champion Petrochimi beat Naft Abadan 87-73 in Game 3 to complete the sweep in the Iranian basketball Super League finals. Perkins, of Bartlett High fame, contributed 12 points, seven assists, four rebounds and… Read more »

Have jump shot, Perkins will travel the globe for love of the game

When Doron Perkins of Anchorage started playing professional basketball overseas a dozen years ago, he took his passport. But not a linguist. Maybe he should have because over the years the 33-year-old has traveled the globe. The all-star guard has played in 11 countries after joining Naft Abadan in Iran’s Superleague this season. Like always,… Read more »

Perkins flirts with triple-double in Turkey

At 32, Doron Perkins of Anchorage should be entering the twilight portion of his basketball career. Yet he isn’t slowing down. The 6-foot-3 guard collected 14 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists for Yesilgiresun in a 76-67 loss to Istanbul in Turkey. Perkins, of Bartlett High fame, sank 7-of-12 shots in 37 minutes. He is… Read more »

Perkins grabs 11 rebounds, beats former team in Turkey

Play professional basketball long enough like Doron Perkins of Anchorage has and you’re bound to play old teams. A veteran of 11 seasons, Perkins has been all over the world. He’s played in Turkey a couple different times and returned there this season with Yesilgiresun Belediye. He faced off against his former team, Besiktas, and… Read more »

Perkins going back to Turkey to embark on 11th pro season

Doron Perkins of Anchorage has played professional basketball is so many countries he’s started to double back. The 32-year-old guard is headed back to Turkey, where he will play for Yesilgiresun Belediye of the first division. The league is part of the Euroleague series. Perkins, of Bartlett High fame, previously played for Turkish power Besiktas… Read more »

Perkins starts 10th hoops season in 10th different country

The most traveled professional basketball player from Alaska is on the move once again. Doron Perkins of Anchorage will play his 10th international season in his 10th different country, signing with Euroleague team Laboral Kutxa of Spain’s top division. “Playing in the Euroleague and Spanish liga is pretty cool,” he told me. “It doesn’t get… Read more »

Perkins to be inducted into SWOCC Hall of Fame

Doron Perkins of Anchorage has played basketball all over the world, but it all started at Southwestern Oregon Community College. The 29-year-old is currently playing professionally in Turkey. He wasn’t always living the high life. He broke his leg as a senior at Bartlett High and most college teams abandoned him. Not SWOCC, though. Perkins… Read more »

Perkins leads Turkish pro team to sixth straight win

Besiktas is the hottest team in the Turkish League with six straight wins, and Anchorage’s Doron Perkins has his fingerprints all over the latest victory. The 6-foot-3 guard showcased his all-around skills and posted a season-high player ranking of 28 in an 87-77 triumph over Mersin in the city of Akdeniz. Perkins almost bagged a… Read more »