Anton Odabasi

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Ozan Anton Odabasi
No. 23 – Trabzonspor
Position Power forward
League Turkish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1995-08-08) August 8, 1995 (age 22)
Espoo, Finland
Nationality Finnish / Turkish
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012–2013 Fenerbahçe Ülker
2013–2015 Tapiolan Honka
2015 Helsinki Seagulls
2015–2016 Denizli Basket
2016–present Trabzonspor Medical Park
Career highlights and awards

Ozan Anton Odabasi (born 8 August 1995) is a Finnish-Turkish professional basketball player. He currently plays for Trabzonspor B.K..

Odabasi grew up with the Tapiolan Honka. He moved to Fenerbahçe Ülker in summer 2012 but in 2013 he returned to Honka. He was named Korisliiga Rookie of the Year in season 2013-14, finishing with averages of 8,0 points and 3,9 rebounds per game.[1]

He played in the Adidas Nations tournament for Team Europe in Los Angeles, 2012. He averaged 13,8 points and 8,5 rebounds per game.[2]

Odabasi transferred from Tapiolan Honka to Helsinki Seagulls during the 2014-15 season of Korisliiga. He played 12 games in Honka before the transfer, averaging 13,3 points and 6,8 rebounds per game.[3]

Finnish national team[edit]

He has been member of the Finnish Under-16, Under-18 and Under-20 national team. He scored team high 15,7 points per game in 2011 European U-16 Championship.[4] Playing for Finland, Odabasi was named MVP of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship Division B held in 2015, where he averaged 17.7 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.[5]

Personal life[edit]

He has a Finnish mother and Turkish father.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vuoden tulokas Anton Odabasi jatkaa Tapiolan Hongassa". Basket.fi (in Finnish). Finnish Basketball Association. 6 June 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-21. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  3. ^ "Odabasi vaihtaa Hongasta Seagullsiin". Turun Sanomat. TS-Yhtymä. TS-STT. 28 February 2015. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.fibaeurope.com/cid_KNce8jInH7Qj1EsyH5rjn2.teamID_281.compID_YUjW-7-FJ,kK9s431Lyr41.season_2011.roundID_8169.playerID_92640.html
  5. ^ [1]

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