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BSL Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 24-6 
 2. Fener.Ulker 24-6 
 3. Galatasaray 22-8 
 4. Darussafaka 20-10 
 5. Banvit BK 18-12 
 6. Karsiyaka 17-13 
 7. Usak 16-14 
 8. Royal Hali 15-15 
 9. Besiktas 15-15 
 10. Demir IBB 14-16 
 11. Trabzonspor 12-18 
 12. Yesilgiresun 11-19 
 13. Istanbul BSB 10-20 
 14. TED Kolejliler 9-21 
 15. Turk Telekom 7-23 
 16. Konyaspor 6-24 
Last:5/11/2016
TBL Standings
 1. Tofas 31-3 
 2. Acibadem 25-9 
 3. Denizli 24-10 
 4. Gediz 22-12 
 5. Sakarya BSB 21-13 
 6. Balikesir 19-15 
 7. Socar Petkim 18-16 
 8. Afyon 18-16 
 9. Pertevniyal 17-17 
 10. Gelisim 16-18 
 11. Meliksah 14-20 
 12. Mamak DSI 14-20 
 13. Akhisar Bld 14-20 
 14. Bandirma Kir. 14-20 
 15. Eskisehir Basket 13-21 
 16. Final Genclik 11-23 
 17. Istanbul DSI 10-24 
 18. Adanaspor 5-29 
Last:5/9/2016
TB2L Stage Two Standings
 1. Samsun 4-2 
 2. Bursaspor 4-2 
 3. Istanbulspor 3-3 
 4. Orman Genclik 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/15/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
Last:7/21/2016
Points Per Game
 Manny HARRIS
  Anhui
  (196-F/G-89)
  Avg: 20.5
 1. Harris, Anhui20.5 
 2. Tucker, Bayamon18.7 
 3. Moerman, Banvit BK18.0 
 4. Crocker, Yesilgire.17.3 
 5. Hardy, Trabzonspor16.7 
 6. Roll, Laboral Kutxa16.5 
 7. Harris, Barangay.16.4 
 8. Fortson, Banvit BK16.3 
 9. Jackson, Marinos16.2 
 10. Walker, Demir IBB15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Adrien MOERMAN
  Banvit BK
  (202-PF-88)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Moerman, Banvit BK10.1 
 2. Harris, Barangay.9.6 
 3. Birch, Usak9.1 
 4. Sanikidze, TED K.7.9 
 5. Elegar, TED K.7.6 
 6. Williams, Konyaspor7.5 
 7. Dorsey, FC Barce.7.3 
 8. Lampe, Besiktas7.0 
 9. Jackson, Marinos6.7 
 10. Gabriel, Karsiyaka6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Joe RAGLAND
  Scandone.
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Ragland, Scandone.7.7 
 2. Bremer, Konyaspor6.8 
 3. Fortson, Banvit BK6.5 
 4. Calloway, Royal Ha.5.9 
 5. Heurtel, Anadolu5.8 
 6. Wolters, Besiktas5.4 
 7. Prince, Trabzonspor4.7 
 8. Lucas, TED K.4.7 
 9. Roll, Laboral Kutxa4.7 
 10. Watson, Usak4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Quinton HOSLEY
  Yesilgiresun
  (201-F-84)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Hosley, Yesilgires.1.9 
 2. Dulkys, Yesilgires.1.6 
 3. Culpepper, Besiktas1.6 
 4. Calloway, Royal Ha.1.6 
 5. Kitchen, Trabzons.1.5 
 6. Armstead, Istanbul.1.5 
 7. Moerman, Banvit BK1.5 
 8. Jenkins, Turk T.1.4 
 9. Crocker, Yesilgire.1.4 
 10. Eldridge, Demir I.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Sean WILLIAMS
  Konyaspor
  (208-F-86)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Williams, Konyaspor2.2 
 2. Lasme, Galatasaray1.6 
 3. Udoh, Fener.Ulker1.5 
 4. Birch, Usak1.3 
 5. Elonu, Besiktas1.1 
 6. Dunston, Anadolu1.1 
 7. Carmichael, Banvit1.0 
 8. Kulig, Trabzonspor1.0 
 9. Vesely, Fener.Ulker0.9 
 10. Davis, Galatasaray0.9 
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First Round Schedule
Unics 50% Oct.14 FC Barcelona
Fener.Ulker 50% Oct.14 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 50% Oct.14 Zalgiris
Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
EA7 Armani 50% Oct.13 Maccabi T-A
Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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First Round Schedule
Group A
AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
Group B
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Partizan
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Group D
Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Omer Asik's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Turks playing currently abroad - Feb 10, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Turkish players, who play currently abroad.


Omer Asik
Omer Asik
   #1. This week's number one is former international center Omer Asik (213-86, currently plays in NBA). He led Houston Rockets to a victory against the Charlotte Bobcats (11-39) 109-95 in the NBA in Saturday night's game. Asik had a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 15 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks in 38 minutes on the court. The Houston Rockets have 28-24 record this season. It's Asik's first year with the team. Asik has relatively good stats this year: 10.3ppg, 11.5rpg, 1.1bpg, 2FGP: 53.1% and FT: 55.3% in the 52 games he played so far. He played for the Turkish senior national team two years ago.

Enes Kanter
Enes Kanter
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Enes Kanter (208-92, college: Kentucky, currently plays in NBA). Kanter contributed to an Utah Jazz's victory against the Milwaukee Bucks (25-24) 100-86 in the NBA last Wednesday. He scored 17 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and made 5 blocks; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Kanter's second season in pro basketball. The Utah Jazz has 28-24 record this season. This year Kanter averages: 6.4ppg, 4.1rpg, 2FGP: 54.5% and FT: 74.3%. He is in the roster of the Turkish senior national team.

Ersan Ilyasova
Ersan Ilyasova
   #3. The Turkish player who performed third best last week abroad was former international forward Ersan Ilyasova (207-87, currently plays in NBA). Ilyasova contributed to a Milwaukee Bucks' victory against the Orlando Magic (14-36) 107-98 in the NBA on Saturday night. He recorded 16 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and made 2 blocks in 34 minutes. The Milwaukee Bucks have 25-24 record this season. Ilyasova has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 11.1ppg, 6.2rpg, 1.6apg, 2FGP: 44.4%, 3FGP: 44.2% and FT: 77.2% in the 47 games. Ilyasova played for the Turkish national team two years ago.

Deniz Kilicli
Deniz Kilicli
   #4. Forward Deniz Kilicli (206-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped W.Virginia edge the The University of Texas (2-8) 60-58 in the NCAA in Monday night's game. He scored 14 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. The West Virginia University has 5-6 conference record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Kilicli is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fifth year in W.Virginia's roster. This season Kilicli has relatively solid stats: 11.1ppg, 6.2rpg and 1.6apg. He used to play for the Turkish U20 national team back in 2010.

Hidayet Turkoglu
Hidayet Turkoglu
   #5. Former international forward Hidayet Turkoglu (206-79, currently plays in NBA) faced previously mentioned Ersan Ilyasova in the NBA last game. Turkoglu, who plays in the NBA could not help the Orlando Magic (14-36) to beat the Milwaukee Bucks (25-24). He did not have that impressive stats last Saturday. Turkoglu recorded only 2 points in 5 minutes on the court. The Orlando Magic lost 98-107 on the road to the Bucks. It was Magic's 12th consecutive loss in a row. This year Turkoglu's overall stats are: 2.9ppg, 2.4rpg and 2.1apg in the 11 games. He used to play for the Turkish national team two years ago.


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 to win against the league outsider CS Dinamo Bucuresti (0-20) crushing them 110-46 in the Romanian Liga Nationala on Saturday night. Aktas scored 5 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished 3 assists. CSU Atlassib Sibiu (10-11) is placed tenth in the Liga Nationala. It's Aktas' first season with the team. His total stats this year are: 1.5ppg and 1.2rpg. Aktas has a dual citizenship: Turkish and Romanian.

   #2. Kevin Kaspar (183-PG-92, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to W.Kentucky's victory against the University of North Texas (4-11) 70-59 in the NCAA in Thursday night's game. He scored 6 points in 22 minutes. The Western Kentucky University has 7-7 conference record this season. This year Kaspar's total stats are: 1.5ppg and 1.2rpg in the 13 games he played so far.


Other top Turkish players, who play abroad:

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
Mertcan Cantuerk (185-G-91) plays for Herzoege Wolfenbuettel 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
Volkan Ozsalmanli (177-PG-95) plays for Charlottenburg in German Regionalliga
Albert Myles (198-G-75) plays for Pully in Swiss LNB
Melih Yavsaner (210-C-78) plays for Bern in Swiss LNB
Hasan Apaydin (197-F/C-93) plays for GC Zurich in Swiss LNB

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




Can Korkmaz
Korkmaz is back at Galatasaray - 2 hours ago

Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul (BSL) signed 24-year old point guard Can Korkmaz (187-92, agency: BeoBasket). It is actually his comeback to Istanbul as he has played here before. Korkmaz played last season at Muratbey Usak Sportlif Basketbol (BSL). In 31 games he had 4.5ppg, 1.3rpg and 1.5apg. The previous (14-15) season Korkmaz played at Trabzonspor. But in 15 BSL games he recorded just 1.7ppg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. Korkmaz also played 12 games in FIBA Europe Cup wh...   [read more]

Courtney
Fortson
Zhejiang Guangsha Lions land Courtney Fortson, ex Banvit BK - 1 day ago

Zhejiang Guangsha Lions (CBA) tabbed 28-year old American point guard Courtney Fortson (180-84kg-88, college: Arkansas, agency: Three Eye Sports). He played most recently at Banvit Basketbol Kulubu in Turkish BSL league. In 20 games he averaged impressive 16.3ppg, 4.4rpg, 6.5apg (top 2) and 1.2spg last season. Fortson helped them to make it to the Turkish Cup Semifinals. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Turkish League All-Star Game. Fortson also played 18 g...   [read more]

Can Ozcan
Samsun adds Ozcan to their roster - 2 days ago

TBL newcomer Samsunspor DSI added to their roster 27-year old forward Can Ozcan (202-89). The last season Ozcan played also at Yesilgiresun Bld (also in BSL) where in 24 games he recorded just 2.3ppg. TBL will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. Ozcan won Turkish TB2L championship title in 2015. He represented Turkey at the World University Games in Shenzhen (China) five years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 9.7ppg, 4.3rpg, 2.3apg, 1.0bpg, FGP: 40.9%,...   [read more]


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