Hüseyin Beşok

Hüseyin Beşok (born February 8, 1975[1]) is a retired Turkish professional basketball player. Standing at 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) in height and 120 kg (265 lbs) in weight, he used to play as center.

Hüseyin Beşok
Personal information
Born (1975-02-08) February 8, 1975 (age 45)
İzmir, Turkey
NationalityTurkish
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
Playing career1992–2014
PositionCenter
Number12
Career history
1992–1994Pınar Karşıyaka
1994–2001Efes Pilsen
2001–2003Maccabi Tel Aviv
2003–2004Sunce Šibenik
2004–2005ASVEL Basket
2005–2006Le Mans
2006–2007Prokom Trefl Sopot
2007–2009Galatasaray Café Crown
2009–2010Türk Telekom
2010–2011Aliağa Petkim
2011–2012Beşiktaş Cola Turka
2012–2013Hacettepe Üniversitesi
2013–2014Türk Telekom

Professional careerEdit

A solid big man, he played for Pınar Karşıyaka at the youth and senior level before transferring to Efes Pilsen, where he spent several seasons.

He also played for Maccabi Tel-Aviv in Israel, Šibenik in Croatia,[2] Asvel in France, shortly for UNICS Kazan in Russia, Le Mans in France and Prokom in Poland in the 2006–07 season start.

He was the highest paid athlete in Polish club sport history (including soccer, volleyball, etc.) with a yearly fee of US$700,000.

He used to be a regular member of the Turkish national basketball team.

HonoursEdit

Club honoursEdit

Individual awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Besok, Huseyin". Euroleague. Retrieved 2016-02-21.
  2. ^ (Croatian) Najbolji turski centar u Šibenki izbjegava vojni rok, Nacional br. 411, 30. rujna 2003. Archived 2014-08-10 at the Wayback Machine

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