Barış Hersek

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Barış Hersek
No. 5 – Fenerbahçe Istanbul
Position Power forward
League Turkish Super League
Personal information
Born (1988-03-26) March 26, 1988 (age 29)
Kırklareli, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 229 lb (104 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 Perteniyal
2006–2008 Efes Pilsen
2008–2009 Darüşşafaka
2009–2010 Banvit
2010–2011 Antalya BB
2011–2013 Beşiktaş
2013–2015 Karşıyaka
2015–present Fenerbahçe
Career highlights and awards

Barış Hersek (born March 26, 1988) is a Turkish professional basketball player for Fenerbahçe Istanbul of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). He plays at the power forward position.

Professional career[edit]

Hersek started his pro career with Perteniyal Istanbul, in the Turkish 2nd Division in the 2005–06 season. In 2006, he moved to the Turkish club Efes Istanbul. In 2008, he joined the Turkish club Darüşşafaka Istanbul, and in 2009, he moved to the Turkish club Banvit

He joined Antalya BB in 2010, and moved to Beşiktaş JK Istanbul in 2011. He moved to Karşıyaka Basket in 2013. He signed with Fenerbahçe Istanbul in 2015. He resigned with the Turkish giants for another two years on June 23, 2017.

National team career[edit]

Hersek won the bronze medal with the Turkish national team at the 2009 Mediterranean Games in Pescara. Hersek also played in the Turkish national team which became the champion at the 2013 Mediterranean Games.

He also played with the senior Turkish national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2009, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, and the EuroBasket 2015.

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