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BSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 28-2 
 2. Besiktas 24-6 
 3. Anadolu Efes 23-7 
 4. Darussafaka 23-7 
 5. Banvit BK 21-9 
 6. Galatasaray 18-12 
 7. Gaziantep 16-14 
 8. Tofas 15-15 
 9. Pinar Karsiyaka 15-15 
 10. Istanbul BBSK 11-19 
 11. Yesilgiresun 10-20 
 12. Trabzonspor 10-20 
 13. Demir IBB 9-21 
 14. Usak 8-22 
 15. Best Balikesir 7-23 
 16. TED Kolejliler 2-28 
Last:6/22/2017
TBL Standings
 1. Socar Petkim 0-0 
 2. Afyon 0-0 
 3. Akhisar Bld 0-0 
 4. Bandirma Kir. 0-0 
 5. Duzce Bld. 0-0 
 6. Final Genclik 0-0 
 7. Gelisim 0-0 
 8. Istanbulspor 0-0 
 9. Mamak DSI 0-0 
 10. Mugla Orman 0-0 
 11. Pertevniyal 0-0 
 12. Samsun 0-0 
 13. Turk Telekom 0-0 
 14. Yalova Bld 0-0 
Final Four
 1. Sakarya BSB 5-1 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 3-3 
 3. Bursaspor 3-3 
 4. Acibadem 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:6/4/2017
TB2L Stage Two Standings
 1. Orman Genclik 7-3 
 2. Karesi Spor 7-3 
 3. Antalya BSB 6-4 
 4. Mersin BSB 4-6 
 5. Tofas Gelisim 4-6 
 6. Artvin 2-8 
Stage One Standings
Last:6/2/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Ricky LEDO
  Yesilgiresun
  (201-SF-92)
  Avg: 21.2
 1. Ledo, Yesilgiresun21.2 
 2. Shorter, TED K.20.1 
 3. Theodore, Banvit BK18.4 
 4. Jefferson, Gazia.18.0 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.17.0 
 6. Morrison, TED K.16.5 
 7. Hayes, Demir IBB16.4 
 8. Denmon, Gaziantep16.1 
 9. Green, Pinar K.15.9 
 10. McKissic, Usak15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Vladimir STIMAC
  Besiktas
  (210-C-87)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Stimac, Besiktas9.6 
 2. Dorsey, Best B.9.2 
 3. Jefferson, Gazia.9.1 
 4. Thomas, TED K.7.7 
 5. Wright, Trabzons.7.7 
 6. Auguste, Usak7.5 
 7. Hummer, TED K.7.0 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray6.9 
 9. Gill, Yesilgiresun6.9 
 10. Summers, Pinar K.6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jordan THEODORE
  Banvit BK
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Theodore, Banvit BK7.2 
 2. Heurtel, Anadolu .6.7 
 3. Green, Pinar K.5.6 
 4. Gutierrez, Trabzons.5.4 
 5. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 6. Ermis, Tofas5.1 
 7. Granger, Anadolu .4.9 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray4.8 
 9. Rautins, Gaziantep4.7 
 10. Roll, Besiktas4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Jeremy CHAPPELL
  Banvit BK
  (191-G-87)
  Avg: 2
 1. Chappell, Banvit BK2.0 
 2. Shorter, TED K.2.0 
 3. Hummer, TED K.1.8 
 4. Cherry, Gaziantep1.7 
 5. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.7 
 6. Klobucar, Istanbu.1.6 
 7. Guler, Galatasaray1.6 
 8. Eldridge, Demir I.1.6 
 9. Gutierrez, Trabzons.1.6 
 10. Ulubay, Yesilgiresun1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  Anadolu .
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Dunston, Anadolu .1.7 
 2. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.6 
 3. Ibekwe, Usak1.5 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 5. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.2 
 6. Kulig, Banvit BK1.1 
 7. Buckner, Demir IBB1.0 
 8. Jefferson, Gazia.0.9 
 9. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
 10. James, Best Balikesir0.9 

First Round Schedule
Khimki 56% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 56% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 54% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 54% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 58% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 58% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 58% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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Ersan Ilyasova's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Turks playing currently abroad - Mar 17, 2013


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We bring you last week's top performances from Turks who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Ersan Ilyasova
Ersan Ilyasova
   #1. This week's number one is former international forward Ersan Ilyasova (207-87, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. He could not help the Milwaukee Bucks (32-32) in their last game. Despite Ilyasova's very good performance the Milwaukee Bucks lost 94-107 on the road to the Miami Heat. He had a double-double by scoring 26 points and getting 17 rebounds (was perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line) in 41 minutes on the court. It was Bucks' third consecutive loss in a row. Ilyasova has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 12.4ppg, 6.7rpg, 1.6apg, 2FGP: 46.4%, 3FGP: 44.0% and FT: 78.3% in the 60 games he played so far. Ilyasova played for the Turkish senior national team two years ago.

Omer Asik
Omer Asik
   #2. Second place goes to former international center Omer Asik (213-86, currently plays in NBA). He led Houston Rockets to an easy victory against the Phoenix Suns (22-45) crushing them 111-81 in the NBA last Wednesday. Asik scored 14 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. The Houston Rockets have 36-30 record this season. Asik has relatively good stats this year: 10.2ppg, 11.7rpg, 1.1bpg, 2FGP: 53.7% and FT: 54.8%. He played for the Turkish national team in 2011.

Enes Kanter
Enes Kanter
   #3. The Turkish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Enes Kanter (208-92, college: Kentucky, currently plays in NBA). Kanter led Utah Jazz to a victory against the Detroit Pistons (23-45) 103-90 in the NBA on Monday night. He recorded 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 20 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Kanter's second season in pro basketball. The Utah Jazz has 34-32 record this season. This year Kanter has relatively solid stats: 7.4ppg, 4.5rpg, 2FGP: 55.1%(194-352) and FT: 79.2% in the 64 games. He is also a member of the Turkish senior national team.

Deniz Kilicli
Deniz Kilicli
   #4. Forward Deniz Kilicli (206-90, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to help the W.Virginia (6-12) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Kilicli's good performance the W.Virginia was edged 71-69 at home by the Texas Tech University. He scored 10 points. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. It's Kilicli's fifth season with the team. Kilicli's overall stats this year are: 7.4ppg and 4.5rpg. He used to play for the Turkish U20 national team back in 2010.


The list of other players, who all have Turkish passport but never been selected to any of Turkish national teams:

   #1. Baris Aktas (193-F-91, currently plays in Romania) managed to help CSU Atlassib Sibiu in a victory against the closely-ranked Giurgiu (9-18) 80-72 in the Romanian Liga Nationala last Thursday. Aktas scored only 3 points in 10 minutes. CSU Atlassib Sibiu (13-14) is placed tenth in the Liga Nationala. It was his team's first victory after three consecutive loses. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This year Aktas' overall stats are: 1.4ppg and 1.2rpg in the 18 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Turkish and Romanian.

   #2. Mertcan Cantuerk (185-G-91, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German ProB (third division) could not help Herzoege Wolfenbuettel (10-12) to beat TV 1862 Langen (14-8). Cantuerk did not beat the league record on Saturday evening. He recorded only 2 points. The seventh-placed Herzoege Wolfenbuettel was badly defeated 86-66 on the road by the second-ranked TV 1862 Langen in the Group North. It was Herzoege Wolfenbuettel's first loss after three consecutive victories. This season Cantuerk averages just 1.2ppg. He is another player who holds two passports: Turkish and German.


Other top Turkish players, who play abroad:

Hidayet Turkoglu (206-F-79) plays for Orlando Magic in the NBA
Fuat Sensoy (172-PG-97) plays for Eisbaeren Bremerhaven in German BBL
Yunus Aytekin (172-PG-97) plays for LTi 46ers in German BBL
Ugur Kulhan (189-G-91) plays for Licher Baeren in German ProB
Serkan Inan (198-G-86) plays for White Eagles in Swedish Basketligan
Adnan Mustafa (188-G-95) plays for Sigal Prishtina in Kosovan SuperLeague
Albert Myles (198-G-75) plays for Pully in Swiss LNB
Melih Yavsaner (210-C-78) plays for Bern in Swiss LNB
Volkan Ozsalmanli (177-PG-95) plays for Charlottenburg in German Regionalliga
Ersan Ozseven (205-F-83) plays for RTV 21 in Kosovan SuperLeague

Notice: The list above includes only some of the Turkish playing currently abroad. Go to Turkish Abroad Page to see completed list.  




Serhat Cetin
Cetin re-signs at Turk Telekom - 18 hours ago
Turk Telekom Ankara (TBL) confirmed in their roster 31-year old ex-international swingman Serhat Cetin (197-86). He played there last season. In 30 TBL games he had 13.6ppg, 2.5rpg, 4.7apg and 1.1spg. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com Turkish TBL All-Domestic Players Team. The previous (15-16) season Cetin played at Darussafaka (BSL) where in 8 games he recorded 4.4ppg and 1.5rpg. He also played 5 games in Euroleague where he averaged 4.6ppg and 1.0rpg. Cetin won...   [read more]

Mert Basdan
Mert Basdan is a newcomer at Socar Petkim - 23 hours ago
Socar Petkimspor (TBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 20-year old forward Mert Basdan (200-97). He played most recently at Izmir Buyuksehir Belediyesi in the TB2L. In 18 games he recorded 10.8ppg, 7.7rpg, 1.7apg and 1.5spg last season. The previous (15-16) season Basdan played at Gelisim where in four TBL games he averaged just 2.8ppg. He represented Turkey at the 3x3 Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku (Georgia) this year. Basdan has played previously for four other teams: Anado...   [read more]

Toure Murry
Ratiopharm inks Toure Murry, ex Yesilgiresun - 2 days ago
Ratiopharm Ulm (BBL) agreed terms with 28-year old American guard Toure Murry (196-91kg-89, college: Wichita State). He played last season at Yesilgiresun in Turkish BSL league, but left the team in Feb.'17. In 6 games he had 8.3ppg, 3.7rpg, 3.0apg and 1.2spg. In 2012 Murry was drafted by Austin Toros (D-League) as #1 pick overall. He attended Wichita State and it will be his sixth season in pro basketball. Murry has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NBA Pro Summer League in 2...   [read more]


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