Turkey Player Pool for FIBA OQT

Omer Asik - Turkey

NBA Center Omer Asik (New Orleans Pelicans) will headline Turkey in the FIBA OQT Manila, another NBA Player Ersan Ilyasova who plays for the Orlando Magic is not included in the 20-man Player Pool for Turkey.

Gilas Pilipinas will face Turkey in 2 tune-up games before the FIBA OQT, their 1st match will be in Turkey on June 21 and their 2nd match will be at the Mall of Asia Arena on July 1.

Turkey Player Pool for 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament
-Ender Arslan – 6’3
-Omer Asik – 7’0 (New Orleans Pelicans)
-Dogus Balbay – 6’2
-Birkan Batuk – 6’5
-J. Metecan Birsen – 6’10
-Semih Erden – 7’0
-Tolga Gecim – 6’8
-Samet Geyik – 6’9
-Sinan Guler – 6’4
-Baris Hersek – 6’10
-Furkan Korkmaz – 6’7
-Huseyin Goksenin Koksal – 6’5
-Melih Mahmutoglu – 6’3
-Ali Muhammed – 5’10
-Can Maxim Mutaf – 6’4
-Cedi Osman – 6’7
-Oguz Savas – 6’11
-Kenan Sipahi – 6’5
-Metin Turen – 6’9
-Mehmet Yagmur – 6’1

Turkey will play in the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament Manila but not in the same group with Gilas Pilipinas. Turkey will face Senegal and Canada in the Preliminary Round.

Photo above from FIBA.com

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