Cedi Osman

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Cedi Osman
Cedi Osman.JPG
Osman with the Anadolu Efes
No. 6 – Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League Turkish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1995-04-08) April 8, 1995 (age 21)
Ohrid, Macedonia
Nationality Turkish / Macedonian
Listed height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight 88 kg (194 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2015 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012–present Anadolu Efes
Career highlights and awards

Cedi Osman (born April 8, 1995) is a Turkish professional basketball player who currently plays for Anadolu Efes Istanbul of the Turkish Basketball League. He mainly plays the small forward position, but he also has the ability to play as a shooting guard if needed.

Professional career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Osman was born in Republic of Macedonia to an ethnic Turkish father and a Bosnian mother.[1] He has an older brother Dzaner who is also a basketball player.[2] He started playing basketball with KK Bosna in 2001. He moved to the Anadolu Efes junior team after his outstanding success with KK Bosna in 2007. Due to his paternal Turkish background he was immediately naturalized as a Turkish citizen due to Turkey's right of return laws and represents the Turkish National Team.

Anadolu Efes[edit]

Osman signed a youth team contract with Anadolu Efes in 2007. He played for the junior, star and youth teams of Efes. He was loaned for the 2011–12 season to TB2L team Pertevniyal Istanbul. In the summer of 2012, Osman signed a professional contract with Anadolu Efes.


On June 25, 2015, Osman was selected with the 31st overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. His draft rights, along with those of Rakeem Christmas, and a future draft pick were then traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the draft rights to Tyus Jones that same night.[3]


Club honours[edit]

Senior club honours

Career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.


2013–14 Anadolu Efes 13 0 11.6 .436 .524 .400 1.7 .9 .5 .1 3.8 3.5
2014–15 27 7 19.3 .397 .303 .667 3.7 1.1 .7 .3 6.7 6.7
Career 40 7 16.8 .405 .356 .629 3.0 1.0 .6 .2 5.7 5.7


  1. ^ Givony, Jonathan (June 18, 2015). "Cedi Osman NBA Draft Scouting Report and Video Breakdown From DraftExpress.com http://www.draftexpress.com/#ixzz3e9YODxti http://www.draftexpress.com". DraftExpress. Retrieved June 26, 2015.  External link in |title= (help)
  2. ^ Özcan, Dilay (September 29, 2014). "Cedi Osman Nam-ı Diğer "Jedi Knight" !" (in Turkish). gazetebilkent.com. Retrieved June 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Cavaliers Acquire Draft Rights to Cedi Osman and Rakeem Christmas from Minnesota". NBA.com. June 25, 2015. Retrieved June 26, 2015. 

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