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Serhat Çetin (born 23 February 1986) is a Turkish professional basketball player for Türk Telekom of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). Standing at 6 ft 5.75 in (1.97 m), he mainly plays the small forward position but he also has the ability to play as a shooting guard position if needed.

Serhat Çetin
No. 15 – Türk Telekom
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
LeagueTurkish Basketball Super League
Personal information
Born (1986-02-23) 23 February 1986 (age 33)
Eminönü, İstanbul, Turkey
NationalityTurkish
Listed height6 ft 5.75 in (1.97 m)
Listed weight208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–present
Career history
2004–2005Tekelspor
2005–2006Galatasaray Café Crown
2006–2007Pınar Karşıyaka
2007–2008Alpella
2008–2010Fenerbahçe
2010–2013Beşiktaş
2013–2014Tofaş
2014–2015Fenerbahçe
2015–2016Darüşşafaka
2016–presentTürk Telekom
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

He started his professional career in Efes Pilsen. In 2004, he moved to Tekelspor. After a successful season, he signed a contract with Galatasaray Cafe Crown.

He signed with Pınar Karşıyaka in 2006. During 2006-07 season, he averaged 10.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.1 steals in 30 games. With that performance, he drew the attention of Fenerbahçe.

Before the 2007-08 season, he has been the third transfer of Fenerbahçe after Emir Preldžić and Gašper Vidmar. He spent three seasons there, usually being a role player.

He went to Beşiktaş Milangaz at the beginning of the 2010-11 season. The next year, he had already become an important part of the team. Led by coach Ergin Ataman, they won the 2011–12 Turkish Cup Basketball, beating Banvit B.K. and Çetin was named the Turkish Basketball Cup MVP for his performance. Beşiktaş went on winning the 2011–12 FIBA EuroChallenge in Debrecen. Beşiktaş also won the 2011–12 Turkish Basketball League, completing the treble.

After that legendary season, Beşiktaş dealt with financial problems and many star players departing. They brought their former player Erman Kunter as the new coach. Despite these bad conditions, Çetin decided to stay and helped the team win the Super Cup against Anadolu Efes. Before the 2013-14 season, he didn't renew his expired contract and went to Tofaş

On July 8, 2014, he signed a three-year contract with Fenerbahçe.[1][2]

On August 20, 2015, he signed with Darüşşafaka for the 2015–16 season.[3]

On October 10, 2016, he signed with Türk Telekom.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fenerbahce signs deal with Serhat Cetin". euroleague.net. Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. ^ "Serhat Çetin Fenerbahçe Ülker'de". fenerbahce.org (in Turkish). Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  3. ^ Darussafaka lands Serhat Cetin
  4. ^ Serhat Cetin signs at Turk Telekom

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