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:
|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:
|ATAMAN, Ergin||Head Coach|
|SARICA, Ufuk||Assistant Coach|
|SEKIZKOK, Fikret Yakup||Assistant Coach|
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.
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