Besiktas Sompo Japan Rosters

2018-2019 Besiktas Sompo Japan Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
4 Omer Al PG 6-0 175 21 Mersin 2020 NBA Draft Eligible Turkey
11 Joe Alexander SF 6-8 230 32 Kaohsiung 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Israel
- Leon Harun Apaydin SG 6-4 194 20 Sisli 2021 NBA Draft Eligible Turkey
12 Robin Benzing SF 6-8 222 30 Seeheim-Jugenheim 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Germany
26 Ivan Buva C 6-8 215 27 Zagreb 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Croatia
17 Dusan Cantekin C 7-2 246 28 Kragujevac 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Serbia
Turkey
9 Samet Geyik F 6-9 210 26 Manisa 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Turkey
22 Kyle Gibson G 6-4 205 31 Los Angeles (CA) 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Maxim Mutaf G 6-4 209 28 Istanbul 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Turkey
Russia
1 Phil Pressey PG 5-11 175 28 Dallas (TX) 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
34 Jason Rich G 6-3 220 32 Pensacola (FL) 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
25 Kenan Sipahi PG 6-6 195 23 Pristina 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kosovo
Turkey
7 Enes Taskiran G 6-4 190 22 Bagcilar 2019 NBA Draft Eligible Turkey
2 Erkan Veyseloglu SF 6-7 220 35 Munich 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted Germany
Turkey
19 Burak Yildizli PF 6-8 180 24 Tokat 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Turkey

2018-2019 Besiktas Sompo Japan Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Pressey K. Gibson E. Veyseloglu J. Alexander S. Geyik
Rotation K. Sipahi   R. Benzing B. Yildizli  
Rotation O. Al        
Lim PT   E. Taskiran M. Mutaf   D. Cantekin
Lim PT   L. Apaydin      

Recent Besiktas Sompo Japan History

Season League Record Placement
2018-2019 Turkish Cup 1-1 3rd
2018-2019 Basketball Champions League 9-7 14th
2018-2019 Turkish BSL 16-13 7th
2017-2018 Turkish Cup 1-1 3rd
2017-2018 Basketball Champions League 10-6 12th
2017-2018 Turkish BSL 20-12 5th

2018-2019 Besiktas Sompo Japan Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jason Rich Basketball Champions League Round 10 MVP (2019)

2018-2019 Besiktas Sompo Japan Front Office

Staff Member Position
Dusko Ivanovic Head Coach
Engin Gencoglu Assistant Coach
Cengiz Ucyurek General Manager
Murat Murtezaoglu Team Manager
Cem Turkel Athletic Trainer

2018-2019 Besiktas Sompo Japan Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Ivan Buva 41 25.3 14.3 6.8 1.5 0.5 0.2 1.9
Jason Rich 30 26.6 13.4 2.0 2.8 0.8 0.1 1.8
Kyle Gibson 43 24.7 10.8 2.5 2.8 0.4 0.1 1.3
Robin Benzing 37 22.5 10.2 2.6 1.2 0.7 0.1 0.7
Joe Alexander 30 21.5 9.3 4.3 1.2 0.3 0.6 1.1
Phil Pressey 43 20.5 6.9 2.4 4.0 1.4 0.1 1.4
Erkan Veyseloglu 47 25.1 6.1 2.4 1.3 1.0 0.1 0.6
Samet Geyik 44 13.5 5.6 3.2 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.4
Kenan Sipahi 41 21.8 5.6 3.0 3.2 1.2 0.1 1.4
Maxim Mutaf 30 10.4 4.1 1.5 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.6
Burak Yildizli 40 14.2 3.8 3.1 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.5
Dusan Cantekin 24 7.5 3.6 2.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.8
Enes Taskiran 14 8.1 3.3 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.3
Omer Al 30 10.6 1.8 0.9 1.4 0.5 0.0 0.7
Leon Harun Apaydin 1 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0