Hakan Demirel

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Hakan Demirel
No. 7 – İstanbul BB
Position Point guard
League BSL
Personal information
Born (1986-05-07) May 7, 1986 (age 32)
Erzurum, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Listed height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight 187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2005 Tofaş
2005–2008 Fenerbahçe
2008–2009 Erdemir
2009–2010 Darüşşafaka
2010–2011 Erdemir
2011–2012 Fenerbahçe
2012 Antalya BB
2012–2013 Royal Halı Gaziantep
2013–2014 Tofaş
2015 Uşak Sportif
2015–2016 Trabzonspor
2016–2017 Uşak Sportif
2017–present İstanbul BB
Career highlights and awards

İsmail Hakan Demirel (born 7 May 1986) is a Turkish professional basketball player for İstanbul BB of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). He is 1.91 m tall and plays the point guard position.


He studied at Istanbul Bilgi University.[1] He started his professional career with Tofaş in Turkish Basketball 2nd League. He was recruited to play for the Western Carolina University Catamounts, but the NCAA declared him permanently ineligible as a collegiate athlete because he played professional basketball in Turkey.

Demirel played his whole professional career in Turkey with the following clubs : Tofaş, Fenerbahçe, Erdemir, Darüşşafaka, Antalya BB, Royal Halı Gaziantep, Tofaş, Uşak Sportif,[2] Trabzonspor B.K. and İstanbul BB.

National team career[edit]

With the junior national teams of Turkey, Demirel won the silver medal's at the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and at the 2006 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. He also won the bronze medal at the 2009 Mediterranean Games.

He was also member of the senior Turkish national basketball team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship and the EuroBasket 2007.

Career highlights[edit]

Turkish national team[edit]


  1. ^ "Basketbol Kafilesi Listesi" (PDF) (in Turkish). Universiade 2005 Izmir. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  2. ^ Usak signs David Jelinek and Hakan Demirel
  3. ^ "Turkey Roster". FIBA Europe. 2004-07-20. Retrieved 2013-07-29. 

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