Oğuz Savaş

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Oğuz Savaş
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Savaş with Fenerbahçe in April 2012.
Darüşşafaka S.K.
Position Center
League Turkish Basketball League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1987-07-13) 13 July 1987 (age 28)
Balıkesir, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Listed height 213 cm (7 ft 0 in)
Listed weight 132 kg (291 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Pro career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2006 Ülkerspor
2006–2015 Fenerbahçe
2015–present Darüşşafaka
Career highlights and awards

Oğuz Savaş (born 13 July 1987) is a Turkish professional basketball player who plays for Darüşşafaka of the Turkish Basketball League. Standing at 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in), he plays the center position. He also represents the Turkish national team.

Professional career[edit]

Oğuz Savaş made his professional debut in Ülkerspor when he was 19. That year, he helped his team crush their way to the league championship. Savaş contributed 6.0 points and 3.2 rebound in his first season.

When Ülkerspor merged with Fenerbahçe, Oğuz Savaş also became part of the new team. He has been a consistent and successful player for Fenerbahçe ever since.

On 26 March 2015, Savaş scored 7 points against Unicaja Malaga and reached 1000 career Euroleague points.

In the summer of 2015, Savaş signed with Darüşşafaka.[1]

Turkish national team[edit]

Savaş is a regular Turkish national team player and he won the silver medal in 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Private life[edit]

Oğuz Savaş is married to Melike Demirkaya since 2010.

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