Barış Hersek

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Barış Hersek
Barış Hersek Fenerbahçe Basketball Media Day 20180925 (1).jpg
Barış with Fenerbahçe in 2018
No. 5 – Fenerbahçe
PositionPower forward
Personal information
Born (1988-03-26) March 26, 1988 (age 31)
Kırklareli, Turkey
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight229 lb (104 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–present
Career history
2006–2008Efes Pilsen
2010–2011Antalya BB
Career highlights and awards

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

Professional career[edit]

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

He joined Antalya BB in 2010, and moved to Beşiktaş in 2011. He moved to Karşıyaka in 2013.

He signed with Fenerbahçe in 2015. He re-signed with the Turkish club for another two years on June 23, 2017. In 2017–18 EuroLeague, Fenerbahçe made it to the 2018 EuroLeague Final Four, its fourth consecutive Final Four appearance. Eventually, they lost to Real Madrid with 80–85 in the final game.[1]

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.


  1. ^ "Real Madrid is 2018 EuroLeague champion". 20 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.

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