Osman with the Anadolu Efes
|No. 6 – Anadolu Efes Istanbul|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|League||Turkish Basketball League
April 8, 1995 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||194 lb (88 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Cedi Osman (born April 8, 1995) is a Turkish professional basketball player who currently plays for Anadolu Efes Istanbul of the Turkish Basketball League. He mainly plays the shooting guard position, but he also has the ability to play as a point guard if needed.
Osman was born in Macedonia to an ethnic Turkish father and a Bosniak mother. He started playing basketball with KK Bosna in 2001. He moved to the Anadolu Efes junior team after his outstanding success with KK Bosna in 2007. Due to his paternal Ottoman Turkish background he was immediately naturalized as a Turkish citizen due to Turkey's right of return laws and represents the Turkish National Team.
Osman signed a youth team contract with Anadolu Efes in 2007. He played for the junior, star and youth teams of Efes. He was loaned for the 2011-12 season to TB2L team Pertevniyal Istanbul. In the summer of 2012, Osman signed a professional contract with Anadolu Efes.
Awards and accomplishments
- "Turkey Roster". U18 European Championship Men Division A. 2013-07-29. Retrieved 2013-07-29.