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Ersan İlyasova
ErsanIlyasova.JPG
İlyasova warming up with FC Barcelona.
Milwaukee Bucks  – No. 7
Power Forward-Small Forward
Born May 15, 1987 (1987-05-15) (age 22)
Eskişehir, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
League NBA
Draft 2nd round, 36th overall, 2005
Milwaukee Bucks
Pro career 2004–present
Former teams Ülkerspor (2004-2005)
Tulsa 66ers (2005-2006)
Milwaukee Bucks (2006-2007)
FC Barcelona (2007-2009)
Awards 2006 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship MVP
Profile Info Page

Ersan İlyasova (born May 15, 1987 in Eskişehir, Turkey) is a Turkish professional basketball player currently on the roster of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. He is 6'10" (2.08 m) in height.[1][2]

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Pro career

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Turkey

İlyasova played professionally in the Turkish League with Ülkerspor during the 2004-05 season.

NBA

İlyasova was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (36th overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft and signed a two-year contract with them on August 23, 2005. İlyasova did not play in an NBA game during the 2005-06 season. He was instead assigned to the Bucks' affiliated D-League team, the Tulsa 66ers,[3] where he played 46 games and averaged 12.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.[4]

When he made his NBA debut on November 1, 2006, İlyasova played for the Bucks. He left the Bucks after the 2006-07 season to play in the Euroleague. In July 2009, he returned to the Bucks after signing a three-year $7 million contract.[5][6]

Spain

On June 16, 2007, he accepted a two-year contract with the Spanish League club FC Barcelona.[7] He was the first Turkish player in team history.[8]

Turkish national team

Before İlyasova was chosen to play for the senior Turkish national team, he was named the MVP of the 2006 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, after leading Turkey's junior national team to a silver medal in İzmir.[9]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006–07 Milwaukee 66 14 14.7 .383 .365 .787 2.9 .7 .4 .3 6.1
2009–10 Milwaukee 64 31 22.8 .443 .347 .721 6.3 1.1 .7 .2 10.4
Career 130 45 18.7 .420 .355 .748 4.6 .9 .6 .2 8.2

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Nikita Kurbanov
FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship MVP
2006
Succeeded by
Miloš Teodosić


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