Cemal Nalga

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Cemal Nalga
Afyon Belediye
Position Center
Personal information
Born (1987-09-16) 16 September 1987 (age 31)
İzmir, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 120 kg (265 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2006 Tuborg Pilsener
2006–2009 Galatasaray
2009–2010 ALBA Berlin
2010–2011 Lietuvos rytas
2011–2012 Banvit
2012–2013 Beşiktaş
2013–2014 Türk Telekom
2014–2015 Pınar Karşıyaka
2015–2016 İstanbul BB
2016–2017 Eskişehir Basket
2017–2018 Bahcesehir
2018-present Afyon Belediye S.K.
Career highlights and awards

Cemal Nalga (born 16 September 1987) is a Turkish professional basketball player. He plays the center position.

Jersey scandal[edit]

Nalga is also known for a major scandal in Turkish Professional Basketball. At the beginning of the 2009-2010 season, Cemal Nalga (who is also a basketball player on Galatasaray Café Crown) got a five match suspension during 23 September 2009 match against Cibona Zagreb. But, he later played in a friendly match against EnBW Ludwigsburg and Deutsche Bank Skyliners and wore the uniform of his good friend Tufan's number 7.[1] He also been with Tufan Ersöz name in matches list.[2] Nalga later received a two-year suspension in Turkey. Tufan also received a four-month suspension for his actions.[3]

For the 2014–15 season he signed with Pınar Karşıyaka.[4]




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