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İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor (basketball)

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İstanbul BB
İstanbul BB logo
LeaguesTurkish Basketball Second League
Founded2000; 24 years ago (2000)
Historyİstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor
ArenaCebeci Sport Hall
LocationIstanbul, Turkey
Team colorsNavy blue, pink
PresidentAhmet Hamdi Çamlı
Head coachVacant

İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor, also known simply as İstanbul BŞB or Istanbul BB, is a professional basketball club[1] based in Istanbul, that plays in the Turkish Basketball Second League, the third tier of Turkey's basketball pyramid. Their home arena is Cebeci Sport Hall. The club is a part of İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi Spor Kulübü.[2]



İstanbul BŞB basketball was founded in 2000, as a branch of İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi Spor Kulübü. The team began playing in the lower divisions of Turkish basketball league systems for 2000 season with amateur players. The team became professional in 2006 and the team played in EBBL for 2006 to 2009. In 2009, the team promoted to TB2L from EBBL. The team played TB2L till 2013–14 season. In 2013–14 season, the team finished to seven of Regular Season. In Playoffs, the team faced to Ankara DSİ S.K. in quarter-finals and beat them 2-1. Then, the team beat Aydem Pamukkale Üniversitesi in semi-finals and promoted to TBL (now called BSL). 2014–15 season was first season of İstanbul BŞB in TBL and finished to twelve.

Season by season

Season Tier League Pos. W–L Turkish Cup European competitions
2008–09 3 TB3L
2009–10 2 TB2L 10th
2010–11 2 TB2L 9th
2011–12 2 TB2L 12th
2012–13 2 TB2L 11th
2013–14 2 TB2L 2nd
2014–15 1 TBL 12th 12–18
2015–16 1 BSL 13th 10–20
2016–17 1 BSL 10th 11–19
2017–18 1 BSL 11th 11–19 4 FIBA Europe Cup R2
2018–19 1 BSL 13th 6–22 4 FIBA Europe Cup RS



Current roster

İstanbul BB roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
Head coach
  • Vacant
Strength & conditioning coach(es)
  • Turkey Özer Özeler
Team manager
  • Turkey Aycan Şarlı

  • (C) Team captain
  • (DC) Dual citizenship
  • Injured Injured

Updated: September 17, 2019

Depth chart

Pos. Starting 5 Bench

Notable players


Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA-sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationalities not displayed.


To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.


  1. ^ "Official page".
  2. ^ "Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi basketball, News, Roster, Rumors, Stats, Awards, Transactions, Details-eurobasket".