Turkey Basketball Team Roster, Schedule, Matches FIBA World Cup 2019

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Turkey Basketball Team Roster & Schedule for FIBA World Cup 2019 China. Find Men’s Türkiye world cup games, matches schedule, players & National basketball team squad for FIBA 2019.

The Turkey national basketball team (Turkish: Türkiye Millî Basketbol Takımı) is one of the most successful Basketball team in FIBA world cup. Turkish Basketball Federation is managing Turkey national basketball team. Turkey is a favorite team in every major international basketball tournament.

Till now Turkey national basketball team won two silver medals at the EuroBasket (2001), and FIBA World Cup (2010). They also won 2 gold (1987, 2013), one silver (1971), and three bronze (1967, 1983, 2009) until now.

Turkey Basketball team is in the Group E of Fiba 2019 Championship in which total 6 matches is to be played & 3 matches will be played by each team in the group stages. The other 3 teams are Czech Republic, Japan and USA.

Turkey Basketball Team History

Turkey has 17th rank in FIBA World Rankings. Turkey played their first match against Greece, winning 49–12. Turkey won the gold medal at the 1981 Balkan Championship. They won the silver medal at EuroBasket 2001, and the 2010 FIBA World Cup.

Turkey at the EuroBasket 1957 in Sofia. Turkey defeated each of the other seven teams in the classification round. Also, Turkey also won the gold medal at the Balkan Championship.

Medals

FIBA World Cup

  • Silver: (2010)

EuroBasket

  • Silver: (2001)

Head Coaches

  • Aydan Siyavuş (1992)
  • Ercüment Sunter (1995–1997)
  • Erman Kunter (1997–1999)
  • Aydın Örs (1999–2003)
  • Orhun Ene (2011)
  • Ergin Ataman (2014–2016)
  • Ufuk Sarıca (2017–present)

Turkey FIBA World Cup History Records

Year Position
1950 to 1982 Did not qualify
1986
1990 to 1998
2002 9th
2006 6th
2010
2014 8th
2019 Qualified

Turkey Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

Turkey (Türkiye) Men's Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup
Turkey (Türkiye) Men’s Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup

*Updated Türkiye Team Squad & Roster for FIBA Basketball World Championship 2019

Player Position Height(Feet-Inch) BirthDate NBA Draft
Furkan Aldemir PF 6-10 Aug 9, 1991 Galatasaray (Turkey)
Ege Arar C 6-10 Sep 2, 1996 Galatasaray (Turkey)
Yigit Arslan SG 6-5 May 12, 1996 Tofas SC (Turkey)
Dogus Balbay G 6-1 Jan 21, 1989 Texas
Birkan Batuk SF 6-4 Jan 30, 1990 Pinar Karsiyaka (Turkey)
James Birsen SF 6-10 Apr 6, 1995 Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi (Turkey)
Berkan Durmaz F 6-9 Feb 20, 1997 Tofas SC (Turkey)
Semih Erden C 7-0 Jul 28, 1986 Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey)
Baris Ermis G 6-4 Jan 3, 1985 Anadolu Efes (Turkey)
Tolga Gecim PG 6-8 Mar 27, 1996 Banvit Basketbol Kulubu (Turkey)
Sinan Guler SG 6-4 Nov 8, 1983 Anadolu Efes (Turkey)
Ersan Ilyasova F 6-10 May 15, 1987 Alpella B.K. (Turkey)
Alp Karahan SG 6-4 Jul 20, 1998 Pinar Karsiyaka (Turkey)
Goksenin Koksal GF 6-5 Jan 8, 1991 Galatasaray (Turkey)
Furkan Korkmaz SG 6-7 Jul 24, 1997 Anadolu Efes (Turkey)
Emircan Kosut PF 7-1 Jul 3, 1995 Bakirkoy Basket (Turkey)
Melih Mahmutoglu SG 6-3 May 12, 1990 Galatasaray (Turkey)
Ali Muhammed G 5-10 Apr 10, 1983 Troy
Cedi Osman GF 6-8 Apr 8, 1995 Anadolu Efes (Turkey)
Kartal Ozmizrak PG 6-2 Aug 29, 1995 Besiktas Sompo Japan (Turkey)
Sertac Sanli FC 7-0 Aug 5, 1991 Galatasaray (Turkey)
Oguz Savas F 6-9 Jul 13, 1987 Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey)
Kenan Sipahi PG 6-6 May 26, 1995 Karsiyaka Izmir (Turkey)
Ahmet Tuncer G 6-3 Mar 23, 1993 Aliaga Petkim (Turkey)
Metin Turen SF 6-10 May 2, 1994 Darussafaka Basketbol Istanbul (Turkey)
Berk Ugurlu SG 6-3 Apr 27, 1996 Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey)
Scottie Wilbekin G 6-2 Apr 5, 1993 Florida

FIBA World Cup 2019 Turkey Basketball Team Matches within GROUP E

Date Match
September 1, 2019 (Sunday) (4:30PM) Turkey vs. Japan
September 3, 2019 (Tuesday) (8:30PM) USA vs. Turkey
September 5, 2019 (Thursday) (4:30PM) Turkey vs. Czech Republic
First match(es) will be played on 1 September 2019.
  • Venue: Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Shanghai
1 September 2019
Turkey   Japan
Czech Republic   United States
3 September 2019
Japan   Czech Republic
United States   Turkey
5 September 2019
Turkey   Czech Republic
United States   Japan
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