İbrahim Kutluay

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İbrahim Kutluay
Ibrahim Kutluay 2016 February.jpeg
Kutluay in February 2016
PositionTeam manager
LeagueTurkish Super League
Personal information
Born (1974-01-07) January 7, 1974 (age 45)
Yalova, Turkey
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1996 / Undrafted
Playing career1993–2009
PositionShooting guard
Career history
1999–2000Efes Pilsen
2000–2001AEK Athens
2004–2005Seattle SuperSonics
Career highlights and awards
As player:

İbrahim Kutluay (born January 7, 1974) is a Turkish former professional basketball player. He played at the shooting guard position. He scored a record 50 points at the 1996 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship against Italy,[1] and also 41 points in a EuroLeague game against Cibona Zagreb during the 1998–99 season.[2]

Professional career[edit]

In his pro club career, Kutluay played with Fenerbahçe, Efes Pilsen, Ülkerspor, and İTÜ, in Turkey's BSL. He also played with AEK Athens, Panathinaikos, and PAOK in Greece's Basket League. He also played in the NBA, with the Seattle SuperSonics.

He was the FIBA EuroLeague Top Scorer in 1999, with an average of 21.4 points per game, and the Greek Cup MVP, in 2001.

National team career[edit]

Kutluay was a member of the senior Turkish national basketball team. With Turkey, he won a silver medal at the EuroBasket 2001. He also played at the following tournaments: the 1995 EuroBasket, the 1997 EuroBasket, the 1999 EuroBasket, the 2003 EuroBasket, the 2005 EuroBasket, the 2007 EuroBasket, the 2002 FIBA World Championship, and the 2006 FIBA World Championship.[3]

Post-playing career[edit]

Kutluay began a career as a sports commentator, after he retired from playing basketball. In 2015, he joined Darüşşafaka, as a club manager.

Titles and medals won[edit]

Pro clubs[edit]

Turkish senior national team[edit]

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]


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