January 7, 1974 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||1996 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
İbrahim Kutluay (born December 7, 1973) 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, and also 41 points in a EuroLeague game against Cibona Zagreb during the 1998–99 season.
Professional playing career
In his pro club career, Kutluay played with Fenerbahçe, Efes Pilsen, and Ülkerspor in Turkey's BSL, and he also played with AEK Athens, Panathinaikos, and PAOK in Greece's Basket League, before going to the NBA's Seattle SuperSonics.
He was the EuroLeague Top Scorer in 1999, with an average of 21.4 points per game.
Post playing career
Kutluay began a career as a sports commentator, after he retired from playing basketball.
Titles and medals won
- Fenerbahçe (1990–99)
- Efes Pilsen (1999–00)
- AEK Athens (2000–01)
- Greek Cup: 2001
- Panathinaikos (2001–03)
- Ülkerspor (2003–04)
- Turkish Cup: 2004
- Seattle SuperSonics (2004–05)
- Panathinaikos (2005)
- Ülkerspor (2005–06)
- Fenerbahçe (2006–07)
- PAOK (2007–08)
- İTÜ (2008–09)
Turkish national team
Awards and accomplishments
- 1996: FIBA EuroStar, Istanbul.
- 1998: FIBA EuroStar, Berlin.
- 1998–99: EuroLeague Top Scorer, with a 21.4 scoring average, with Fenerbahçe.
- 1998–99: Turkish League Top Scorer, with Fenerbahçe.
- 1999: FIBA EuroStar, Moscow.
- 1999: FIBA EuroStar 3 Point Contest Champion, Moscow.
- 1999–2000: Third place in EuroLeague Final Four, with Efes Pilsen.
- 2001: Semifinalist in EuroLeague with AEK Athens.
- 2001: Greek Cup title, with AEK Athens. Voted MVP.
- 2002: EuroLeague title, with Panathinaikos. Top Scorer in EuroLeague Finals game (22 points).
- 2003: Greek League title, with Panathinaikos.
- 2005: Third place in EuroLeague Final Four, with Panathinaikos.
- 2005: Greek League title, with Panathinaikos.
- 2005: Greek Cup title, with Panathinaikos.
- 2005: Turkish Cup title, with Ülker Istanbul.
- 2005: Turkish President's Cup, with Ülker Istanbul.