Eskişehir Basket

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Eskişehir Basket
Eskişehir Basket logo
Leagues TBL
Founded 2006
History Olin Edirne
(2006–2014)
Eskişehir Basket
(2014–present)
Arena Anadolu Üniversitesi Sport Hall
Arena Capacity 5,000
Location Eskişehir, Turkey
Team colors Red and Black
         
President Derya Yannıer
Head coach Brad Greenberg
Championships 1 TBL Federation Cup
Website eskisehirbasket.com
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
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Eskişehir Basket, known as NSK Eskişehir Basket for sponsorship reasons, is a professional basketball team based in the city of Eskişehir in Turkey. Their home arena is the Anadolu Üniversitesi Sport Hall with a capacity of 5,000 seats.

History[edit]

The team was founded in 2006 and played first 2 seasons in Regional League and promoted to Second League in 2008. Olin Gençlik finished Turkish Basketball League (TBL) as 5th in 2008-2009 season. Olin Gençlik finally promoted to Turkish Basketball League in 2009-10 season finished play-offs as 2nd behind of Medical Park Trabzonspor.

Olin Gençlik renamed its name as Olin Edirne Basket before start of 2010-11 season. It gives very sound away victories against Galatasaray (70-63) and Beşiktaş (93-83) in debut season. Olin Edirne finished Turkish Basketball League as 7th in 2010-2011 season and qualify for play Eurochallenge.

Olin Edirne Basket haven't got a good season in 2012-13. They played Eurochallenge and Olin eliminated at the Group Stages.

Olin Edirne finished the 2012–13 season on the 14th spot and managed to stay in the league.

Olin Edirne started the 2013–14 season with new coach Cem Akdağ. The team has a record of 4 wins and 6 losses and is ranked at the 10th spot after 10 games in the competition. The team leader is Darius Washington, who is also the top scorer of the Turkish League. Greek forward Christos Tapoutos and American Center Torin Francis are having both an excellent season with double figures in points per game.

Olin Edirne moved to Eskişehir in 2014, because Olin doesn't support to Edirne Basket anymore. The team opens new season in Eskişehir as Eskişehir Basket. In 2014–15 the team relegated to the Turkish Basketball League (TBL).

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason Turkish Cup European Competitions
2006–07 3 EBBL Semifinalist
2007–08 3 EBBL Promoted
2008–09 2 TB2L 5
2009–10 2 TB2L 1 Promoted2nd
2010–11 1 TBL 7 Quarterfinalist Quarterfinalist
2011–12 1 TBL 14 Group Stage 3 EuroChallenge Regular season
2012–13 1 TBL 14 Group Stage
2013–14 1 TBL 14 Group Stage
2014–15 1 TBL 15 Relegated Group Stage

Current Roster[edit]

Eskişehir Basket roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
C 33 United States Moses, Marshall 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 107 kg (236 lb) 28 – (1989-02-25)25 February 1989
PG 12 United States Goldwire, Leemire 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 31 – (1985-11-24)24 November 1985
G 23 Turkey Dilik, Genco Ozan 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 25 – (1991-05-27)27 May 1991
F 9 Turkey Sevda, Melih 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 39 – (1978-02-05)5 February 1978
C - Turkey Türkoğlu, Ümit 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 35 – (1981-10-22)22 October 1981
SG - Turkey Özkapici, Onur 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 22 – (1995-03-17)17 March 1995
PF - Turkey Bostancı, Okan 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 28 – (1988-08-26)26 August 1988
PF - United States Brackins, Craig 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 29 – (1987-10-09)9 October 1987
PF - United States Haislip, Marcus 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 36 – (1980-12-22)22 December 1980
F/C - United States Homan, Jared 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 113 kg (249 lb) 34 – (1983-03-06)6 March 1983
SG United States Harris, Manny 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 27 – (1989-09-21)21 September 1989
PG United States Abbott, Ty 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 28 – (1988-08-19)19 August 1988
PG Turkey Altın, Bulut 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 24 – (1993-04-26)26 April 1993
Head coach
  • Turkey Metin Ağırbaşoğlu
Assistant coach(es)
  • Turkey Semih Uslu

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DC) Dual citizenship
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: October 2, 2014

Notable players[edit]

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