Büyükçekmece Basketbol

Büyükçekmece Basketbol, for sponsorship reasons Arel Üniversitesi Büyükçekmece,[1] is a Turkish professional basketball club based in Büyükçekmece, Istanbul which plays in the Turkish Basketball Super League. Their home arena is Gazanfer Bilge Sports Hall with a capacity of 3,000 seats.

Arel Üniversitesi Büyükçekmece
Arel Üniversitesi Büyükçekmece logo
LeaguesTurkish Super League
Founded2011; 9 years ago (2011)
History
ArenaGazanfer Bilge Sports Hall
Capacity3,000
LocationBüyükçekmece, Istanbul, Turkey
Team colorsBlue, white
   
PresidentAhmet Bayraktar
Head coachÖzhan Çıvgın
Team captainOsiris Eldridge
WebsiteOfficial Twitter Account

HistoryEdit

Tüyap Büyükçekmece was founded in 2011, in Büyükçekmece. The team began playing in the TB3L for 2011-12 season. In 2012-13 season, the team promoted to TB2L as a champion. In their first season in TB2L the team finished ninth and they completed the league. In the 2014–15 season, the team finished fourth of regular season. The team beat Akhisar Belediye in quarter-final. Then the team beat Denizli Basket in semi-final and Tüyap Büyükçekmece reached the TB2L Final. The Final was lost to Yeşilgiresun Belediye, but Tüyap was still promoted to the highest tier.

LogosEdit

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos. Turkish Cup European competitions
2011–12 3 TB3L
2012–13 3 TB3L 1st
2013–14 2 TB2L 9th
2014–15 2 TB2L 4th
2015–16 1 BSL 10th
2016–17 1 BSL 13th 4 FIBA Europe Cup R16 10–4
2017–18 1 BSL 12th 4 FIBA Europe Cup R2 10–6
2018–19 1 BSL 12th

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Büyükçekmece Basketbol roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
C 0   Olaseni, Gabriel 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 28 – (1991-12-29)29 December 1991
G 1   Eşlik, Burak 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 26 – (1994-02-09)9 February 1994
SG 3   Anderson, Karvel 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 29 – (1991-06-03)3 June 1991
PG 5   Farrell, Matt 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 24 – (1996-03-15)15 March 1996
SG 7   Taşkıran, Berkay 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 23 – (1997-01-17)17 January 1997
PG 9   Al, Ömer Utku 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 22 – (1998-02-03)3 February 1998
SG 10   Erdek, Atakan 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 19 – (2001-06-26)26 June 2001
F 13   İvedi, Cengizhan 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 21 – (1999-06-01)1 June 1999
SG 14   Duran, Ahmet Can 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 21 – (1999-01-28)28 January 1999
G 17   Eldridge, Osiris (C) 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 32 – (1988-06-18)18 June 1988
F 23   Oliver, Devin 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 28 – (1992-07-02)2 July 1992
F 24   Alemdaroğlu, Fırat 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 24 – (1996-07-24)24 July 1996
F 35   Celep, Mert 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 25 – (1995-06-23)23 June 1995
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Sertan Çakırer
  •   Burhan Cihan Özolcay
  •   Arca Yıldırım
Strength & conditioning coach(es)
  •   Yasin Aydın
Team manager
  •   Cihan Mumcuoğulları

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DC) Dual citizenship
  •   Injured

Updated: October 13, 2020

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Gabriel Olaseni Ahmet Can Duran
PF Devin Oliver Mert Celep Fırat Alemdaroğlu
SF Osiris Eldridge Cengizhan İvedi
SG Karvel Anderson Berkay Taşkıran Burak Eşlik
PG Matt Farrell Ömer Utku Al Atakan Erdek

Notable playersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "İstanbul Arel Üniversitesi; Büyükçekmece Basketbol Takımıyla Sponsorluk Anlaşması İmzaladı" (in Turkish). www.arel.edu.tr. Retrieved March 21, 2019.

External linksEdit