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
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 M. Mutaf E. Veyseloglu J. Alexander I. Buva
Rotation K. Sipahi K. Gibson R. Benzing B. Yildizli S. Geyik
Lim PT   J. Rich     D. Cantekin
Lim PT   E. Taskiran      

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 11-10 N/A
2017-2018 Turkish Cup 1-1 3rd
2017-2018 Basketball Champions League 10-6 12th
2017-2018 Turkish BSL 20-12 5th
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League 12-4 13th
2016-2017 Turkish BSL 29-11 2nd
2015-2016 Eurocup 4-6 36th
2015-2016 Turkish BSL 15-15 9th
2014-2015 Eurocup 9-7 25th
2014-2015 Turkish BSL 15-15 9th
2013-2014 Eurocup 12-6 9th
2013-2014 Turkish BSL 20-13 5th
2012-2013 Euroleague 7-17 14th
2012-2013 Turkish BSL 19-13 6th
2011-2012 Eurochallenge 14-2 N/A
2011-2012 Eurocup - Qualification 1-1 N/A
2011-2012 Turkish BSL 30-11 N/A

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 39 25.5 14.5 6.9 1.6 0.5 0.3 2.0
Jason Rich 30 26.6 13.4 2.0 2.8 0.8 0.1 1.8
Robin Benzing 34 22.7 10.3 2.6 1.1 0.7 0.1 0.7
Kyle Gibson 35 24.0 9.6 2.5 2.7 0.4 0.1 1.4
Phil Pressey 35 21.3 7.1 2.4 4.3 1.6 0.1 1.5
Joe Alexander 22 19.7 7.0 3.8 1.1 0.2 0.5 0.8
Erkan Veyseloglu 39 24.4 5.8 2.3 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.6
Kenan Sipahi 33 21.2 5.1 2.8 2.8 1.4 0.1 1.5
Samet Geyik 36 12.5 5.0 2.6 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.4
Maxim Mutaf 25 11.1 4.6 1.5 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.7
Burak Yildizli 33 14.2 4.0 3.2 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.4
Dusan Cantekin 18 7.0 2.4 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.8
Enes Taskiran 6 6.1 2.0 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.2
Omer Al 23 9.6 1.6 0.7 1.3 0.5 0.0 0.8