Petkim Spor

Turkish basketball team

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Petkim Spor
Petkim Spor logo
LeaguesBSL
Founded2013; 8 years ago (2013)
HistorySocar Spor
2013–present
ArenaAliağa Belediyesi ENKA Spor Salonu
Capacity3,000
Locationİzmir, Turkey
Team colorsRed and White
   
PresidentCüneyt Aksu
Head coachCan Sevim
Team captainYiğitcan Turna
Websitepetkimspor.org

Petkim Spor Kulübü, more commonly known as Socar Spor is a Turkish professional basketball club based in İzmir which currently competes in the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). The team was founded by Petkim in 2013 and got promoted to the first division in 2020. Their home arena is Aliağa Belediyesi ENKA Spor Salonu with a capacity of 3,000 seats. The team is sponsored by SOCAR, an oil and gas company in Azerbaijan.[1]

History

On 29 July 2020 Sigortam.Net İTÜ was removed from the Basketbol Süper Ligi due to financial issues. Instead of them, Petkim Spor were granted a place in the Turkish top-tier league.[2]

Players

Current roster

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Petkimspor roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
G 0 United States Ray, Kendrick 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 27 – (1994-01-26)26 January 1994
G 1 Turkey Diril, Bilgehan 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 20 – (2001-01-01)1 January 2001
G 2 Turkey Güler, Boran 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 19 – (2001-11-21)21 November 2001
F 6 Turkey Çelen, Deniz 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 106 kg (234 lb) 20 – (2001-05-04)4 May 2001
PF 7 Turkey Karaman, İlkan 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 106 kg (234 lb) 31 – (1990-05-13)13 May 1990
F/C 11 Turkey Arar, Ege 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 24 – (1996-09-02)2 September 1996
PG 12 Lithuania Vasiliauskas, Šarūnas 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 32 – (1989-03-27)27 March 1989
SF 13 Turkey Ulubay, Okben 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 25 – (1996-05-25)25 May 1996
PF 20 United States Wimbush, Thomas 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 27 – (1993-12-08)8 December 1993
G 23 Turkey Kuş, Canberk 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 24 – (1996-08-12)12 August 1996
C 34 United States Hummer, Ian 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 30 – (1990-08-23)23 August 1990
C Turkey Akyel, Metehan 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 25 – (1996-07-09)9 July 1996
SG Turkey Çinko, Erolcan 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 30 – (1990-08-15)15 August 1990
C Croatia Planinić, Darko 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 120 kg (265 lb) 30 – (1990-11-22)22 November 1990
PF Turkey Yıldırım, Nusret 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 32 – (1989-04-27)27 April 1989
Head coach
  • Turkey Can Sevim
Assistant coach(es)
  • Turkey Ümit Temoçin
  • Turkey İbrahim Avci
Team manager

    Legend
    • (C) Team captain
    • Injured Injured

    Updated: July 9, 2021

    References

    1. ^ "Hakkımızda – PETKİM SPOR" (in Turkish). Retrieved 3 June 2021.
    2. ^ "Tahkim Bakırköy'ü reddetti, PETKİM BSL'de". Basketfaul (in Turkish). 29 July 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.

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