NBA players drafted/signed out of Turkey

16 players out of teams from Turkey has been selected in NBA draft history, 5 in the first round (2 during the last 10 years), 11 in the second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Turkey was selected in the NBA draft was in 2021.

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Turkey 1

Former NBA players out of Turkey 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
FromToSeasons
Ersan Ilyasova2006 (36)C/PF2.06/ 6'9''2006202113
Nicolo Melli2013 (-)PF2.06/ 6'9''201920212
Marko Guduric2017 (-)G/F1.98/ 6'6''201920201
Zaza Pachulia2003 (42)C2.11/ 6'11''2003201916
Omer Asik2008 (36)C2.13/ 7'0''201020188
Furkan Aldemir2012 (53)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''201420151
M. Raduljica2010 (-)C2.13/ 7'0''201320152
Hedo Turkoglu2000 (16)PF/SF2.08/ 6'10''2000201515
Semih Erden2008 (60)C2.13/ 7'0''201020122
Mehmet Okur2001 (37)C2.11/ 6'11''2002201210
Ibo Kutluay1996 (-)SG1.98/ 6'6''200420051
Mirsad Turkcan1998 (18)PF2.06/ 6'9''199920001
Sergei Bazarevich1987 (-)PG1.88/ 6'2''199419951

Other NBA draft picks out of Turkey 1

YEARPICKROUNDPOS.PLAYERTEAM
201250220Izzet TurkyilmazDenver Nuggets
201257227Ilkan KaramanBrooklyn Nets
200957227Emir PreldzicPhoenix Suns
200559229Cenk AkyolAtlanta Hawks
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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