Egehan Arna

Egehan Arna (born January 5, 1997) is a Turkish professional basketball player for Beşiktaş of the Basketball Super League (BSL). Standing at 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) tall, he plays at the small forward position.

Egehan Arna
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Arna with Fenerbahçe (2018)
No. 18 – Beşiktaş
PositionSmall forward
LeagueBasketball Super League
Personal information
Born (1997-01-05) January 5, 1997 (age 24)
İstanbul, Turkey
NationalityTurkish
Listed height2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight93 kg (205 lb)
Career information
Playing career2015–present
Career history
2015–2020Fenerbahçe
2020–presentBeşiktaş
Career highlights and awards

Early yearsEdit

Arna began playing with the youth clubs of Fenerbahçe, at the age of 7.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Arna began his pro career in 2015, with the senior men's club of Fenerbahçe.

On May 10, 2019, Arna scored 51 points and had 14 rebounds in a 138–62 away win over Sakarya BB. Arna shot 20-31 from the field, while shooting on 10-16 three point field goals. He set a season-high for points scored in the 2018–19 Basketbol Süper Ligi.[2]

On July 7, 2020, Arna was released from the Turkish club. He signed a two-year deal with Beşiktaş on August 6.[3]

Turkish national teamEdit

Arna played with the junior national teams of Turkey. With Turkey's junior national teams, he played at the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Player profile @ fenerbahce.org
  2. ^ "Arna scores 51, Fenerbahce obliterates Sakarya 138 - 62". Eurohoops. 10 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Egehan Arna joins Besiktas on two-year deal". Sportando. August 6, 2020. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  4. ^ Egehan ARNA (TUR).

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