Hüseyin Beşok

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Hüseyin Beşok
Personal information
Born (1975-02-08) February 8, 1975 (age 42)
İzmir, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1992–2014
Position Center
Number 12
Career history
1992–1994 Pınar Karşıyaka
1994–2001 Efes Pilsen
2001–2003 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2003–2004 Sunce Šibenik
2004–2005 ASVEL Basket
2005–2006 Le Mans
2006–2007 Prokom Trefl Sopot
2007–2009 Galatasaray Café Crown
2009–2010 Türk Telekom
2010–2011 Aliağa Petkim
2011 Beşiktaş Cola Turka
2011–2013 Hacettepe Üniversitesi
2013–2014 Türk Telekom

Hüseyin Beşok (born February 8, 1975[1]) is a retired Turkish professional basketball player. Standing at 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) in height and 120 kg (265 lbs) in weight, he used to play as center.

Professional career[edit]

A solid big man, he played for Pınar Karşıyaka at the youth and senior level before transferring to Efes Pilsen, where he spent several seasons.

He also played for Maccabi Tel-Aviv in Israel, Šibenik in Croatia,[2] Asvel in France, shortly for UNICS Kazan in Russia, Le Mans in France and Prokom in Poland in the 2006–07 season start.

He was the highest paid athlete in Polish club sport history (including soccer, volleyball, etc.) with a yearly fee of US$700,000.

He used to be a regular member of the Turkish national basketball team.


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