NEWS

02.08.2009
Turkey Run Away With Bronze Medal Game

Turkey used several scoring spurts in the middle quarters to pull away and eventually crush Lithuania 95-74 and take the bronze medal at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

The result went some way towards getting the Turks to forget their defeat against Serbia in the semi-final on Saturday.

01.08.2009
Kanter Awesome But Serbia Tactics Prove The Winner

Serbia overcame Enes Kanter's monster game to beat Turkey 66-61 and book their place in Sunday's final at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

Kanter had  32 points and 25 rebounds but the Serbs used some balanced scoring and the strategy paid off as they got one step further than they did in last year's event.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Firat Töz PG 1.88 21.02.1991 Konak (TUR)  
5Cenk Sekeroglu PF 2.03 27.09.1991 Konak (TUR)  
6Kevin Kaspar PG 1.82 12.01.1992 Bakirköy (TUR)  
7Safak Edge PG 1.88 17.06.1992 Dursunbey (TUR)  
8Pertev Öngüner SG 1.96 15.01.1991 Altindag (TUR)  
9Ridvan Caliskan SG 1.94 06.02.1991 Osmangazi (TUR)  
10Maxim Mutaf SG 1.93 09.01.1991 Maltepe (TUR)  
11Burak Yüksel PF 2.05 09.03.1992 Bahcelievler (TUR)  
12Furkan Aldemir PF 2.07 09.08.1991 Konak (TUR)  
13Murat Erensoy 2.02 07.06.1991 Bakirköy (TUR)  
14Enes Kanter 2.08 20.05.1992 Zürich (SUI)  
15Aydin Okcu PF 2.05 05.07.1991 Arpacay (TUR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Mustafa Derin

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01.08.2009
Semi-Finals: What Can Statistics Tell Us

Turkey will take on Serbia before Lithuania go up against hosts France in Saturday's semi-finals at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

The first semi-final will see a much-awaited match-up between Enes Kanter and Dejan Musli. Arguably two of the best centres in this competition, they will need to be at the top of their game with a place in the final at stake.

31.07.2009
Kanter Lifts Turkey Over Spain, Into Semis

Turkey used an 8-0 run early in the second half to distance themselves from Spain on their way to a 76-62 win their quarter-final encounter at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

The Turks led 30-28 at the break and scored the first eight points of the third quarter to take the game's first double-digit lead, 38-28, on Enes Kanter's three-pointer.

Lithuania In Control Against Turkey29.07.2009
Italy End Turkey's Run28.07.2009
Shorthanded Russia Blow Chance To Top Turkey27.07.2009
Turkey's Secret: Discipline And Simple Basketball26.07.2009
Turkey Top Bulgaria, Group25.07.2009
Turkey Roll Over Latvia24.07.2009
Turkey Top Greece But Only Just23.07.2009
Terrific Trio Show U18 Event Will Be Special19.07.2009
Turkey U18 Tune-Up In Slovenia11.07.2009

Team

Turkey
Turkey

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSE. Kanter18.6
RTE. Kanter16.4
ASF. Töz3.1
STF. Töz1.3
BSE. Kanter1.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

23.07.2009vs GRE[W] 78-74
24.07.2009vs LAT[W] 85-50
25.07.2009vs BUL[W] 74-58
27.07.2009vs RUS[W] 72-70
28.07.2009vs ITA[L] 61-70
29.07.2009vs LTU[L] 81-90
31.07.2009vs ESP[W] 76-62
01.08.2009vs SRB[L] 61-66
02.08.2009vs LTU[W] 95-74

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