Sinan Güler

Sinan Güler
Sinan Güler Fenerbahçe Basketball Media Day 20180925 (1).jpg
Güler with Fenerbahçe
No. 32 – Darüşşafaka
Position Shooting guard / Point guard
League BSL
Personal information
Born (1983-11-08) November 8, 1983 (age 36)
Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Listed height 6 ft 3.75 in (1.92 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College Salt Lake CC (2002–2004)
Carroll (2004–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2002 Beşiktaş
2006–2007 Darüşşafaka
2007–2008 Beşiktaş
2008–2013 Anadolu Efes
2013–2017 Galatasaray
2017–2019 Fenerbahçe
2019–present Darüşşafaka Tekfen
Career highlights and awards

Sinan Güler (born November 8, 1983) is a Turkish professional basketball player for Darüşşafaka of the Basketball Super League.

College career

Güler played college basketball at Salt Lake Community College (JUCO), from 2002 to 2004, and at Carroll College (NAIA), from 2004 to 2006.

Professional career

After playing with the youth teams of the Turkish club Beşiktaş, Güler began his pro career with the senior men's team of Beşiktaş, during the 2000–01 season. After then playing college basketball in the United States, he returned to Turkey, and joined Darüşşafaka, before returning to Beşiktaş. He joined the Turkish club Anadolu Efes in 2008. With Efes, he won the Turkish Cup and Turkish Super League in 2009, and the Turkish Supercup in 2009 and 2010.

He moved to the Turkish club Galatasaray in 2013. He eventually became the team captain of Galatasaray. He won the European-wide 2nd-tier level EuroCup championship with Galatasaray in 2016.

On July 3, 2017, Güler signed a 2+1 contract with Fenerbahçe.[1] In 2017–18 EuroLeague, Fenerbahçe made it to the 2018 EuroLeague Final Four, its fourth consecutive Final Four appearance. Eventually, they lost to Real Madrid with 80–85 in the final game.[2] On August 6, 2019, Fenerbahçe exercised their option and released Güler from his contract.

On August 29, 2019, he has signed with Darüşşafaka of the Basketball Super League. [3]

National team career

Güler has been a regular member of the senior Turkish national basketball team since 2009. He is also the team captain of Turkey's senior national team. With Turkey's senior national team, he has played at the following tournaments: the EuroBasket 2009, the 2010 FIBA World Championship, where he won a silver medal, the EuroBasket 2011, the EuroBasket 2013, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the EuroBasket 2015, and the 2016 Manila FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.[4]

Personal life

Güler is the son of retired Turkish professional basketball player, Necati Güler who played (in 1975) and coached (in 1993) Fenerbahçe, and the younger brother of Turkish professional basketball player Muratcan Güler.

References

  1. ^ Fenerbahce adds veteran playmaker Guler
  2. ^ "Real Madrid is 2018 EuroLeague champion". euroleague.net. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul penned veteran guard Sinan Guler". Sportando. August 29, 2019. Retrieved August 30, 2019.
  4. ^ Sinan GÜLER (TUR)

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