#FIBAOQT: Turkey Men's Basketball Team Line-up (Roster)

Turkey Men's Basketball Team Line-up (Roster). Image courtesy of FIBA.com

International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the governing body of Basketball, has officially released the final line-up of Turkey Men’s national basketball team for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Here’s the official line-up of Turkey Men’s Basketball Team:

Players Position Height Club
1 ARSLAN Ender Guard 6'1" Darüssafaka Dogus (TUR), TBL
3 ASIK Ömer Center 7'0" New Orleans Pelicans (USA), NBA
5 GÜLER Sinan (C) Guard 6'4" Galatasaray (TUR), TBL
6 OSMAN Cedi Forward 6'7" Anadolu Efes (TUR), TBL
9 ERDEN Semih Center 6'11" Darüssafaka Dogus (TUR), TBL
10 MAHMUTOGLU Melih Guard 6'3" Fenerbahçe (TUR), TBL
11 SAVAS Oguz Center 6'11" Darüssafaka Dogus (TUR), TBL
12 GEYIK Samet Forward 6'9" Pinar Karsiyaka (TUR), TBL
13 MUHAMMED Ali Guard 5'10" Fenerbahçe (TUR), TBL
15 BATUK Birkan Guard 6'5" Anadolu Efes (TUR), TBL
21 KORKMAZ Furkan Guard 6'7" Anadolu Efes (TUR), TBL
25 SIPAHI Kenan Guard 6'6" Pinar Karsiyaka (TUR), TBL
 
Team Average Height:
6'6"  
       
  ATAMAN, Ergin Head Coach
  SARICA, Ufuk Assistant Coach
  SEKIZKOK, Fikret Yakup Assistant Coach

VIEW: 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments for Men Schedule, Results, Highlights, Stats, Scores and Updates


Turkey, ranked 8 in the world by FIBA, will play in Group A of the Rio Games qualifier tournament in Manila, Philippines, with round-robin games against Canada and Senegal. The Philippines, France and New Zealand will play in Group B.

The top two teams from each group in the preliminary rounds will move on to the semifinal crossover games.

Those teams will then compete in the finals, with the champion qualifying for 2016 Rio Olympics.

Credits / Sources:

  1. Image: FIBA.com
  2. FIBA.com - 2016 FIBA OQT Manila Results and Information Services

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