Ersan Ilyasova life and biography

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Ersan Ilyasova biography

Date of birth : 1987-05-15
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Eskişehir, Turkey
Nationality : Turkish
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-11
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, small forward for the Bucks, NBA Draft

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Ersan İlyasova is a Turkish professional basketball player currently on the roster of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. He is 6'10" (2.08 m) in height.

Career history:
Ülkerspor (2004-2005)
Tulsa 66ers (2005-2006)
Milwaukee Bucks (2006-2007; 2009-present)
FC Barcelona (2007-2009)


Drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 36th overall pick in the second round of the 2005 NBA Draft ... signed with the Bucks on 8/23/05 ... assigned to Tulsa of the NBA Development League on 11/13/05 ... signed with the Bucks on 7/23/09.

CAREER 2009-10:

Appeared in 81 games (31 starts) with the Bucks and averaged career-highs in points (10.4), rebounds (6.4) and assists (1.0) while shooting a career-best 44.3 shooting from the field ... ranked third on the team with 81 three-pointers, hitting 33.6 percent (81-241) ... registered 11 double-doubles and led the team in scoring six times and rebounds 15 times ... scored in double-digits 38 times, including six games over 20 points ... registered 19 points along with 12 rebounds against Dallas on 11/16 ... scored 18 points and added 12 boards and three assists at Memphis on 11/21 ... tallied 20 points on 8-13 shooting at San Antonio on 11/23 ... notched 20 points along with a career-best 16 rebounds against Orlando on 11/28 ... produced 24 points, five rebounds and four assists against the L.A. Lakers on 12/26 ... tallied 24 points including four three-pointers at Portland on 1/13 ... scored a career-high 25 points with 10-18 shooting to go along with nine rebounds at New York on 2/5 ... produced 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while handing out a career-high six assists against Washington on 3/3 ... missed the game on 3/26 due to the flu ... scored 20 points with eight rebounds against the L.A. Clippers on 3/30 ... registered 15 points and nine rebounds against New Jersey on 4/7 ... had 15 points on 5-7 shooting at Boston on 4/14.

INTERNATIONAL:

Grew up playing for Ulker Spor Kulubu Istanbul (Turkey) youth team ... loaned to Yesilyurt Istanbul, in the Turkish second dvision, for the 2003-04 season ... made his debut with Ulker Istanbul during the 2004-05 season and won the 2005 Turkish National Cup with Ulker SPor Kulubu Istanbul ... has been a member of the Turkish Cadets National Team and the Turkish Junior National Team ... won the silver medal at the 2003 European Cadets Championship ... 2004-05: Averaged 3.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 12.4 minutes per game for Ulker in the Turkish League and 1.6 points in six games for Ulker in the Euroleague ... had season highs in points (16) and minutes (27) vs Raks ITU ... 2003-04: Played for Yesilyurt Istanbul in the Turkish second division ... 2004 European Championship for Junior Men (U-18): Averaged 17.4 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.0 steal in 25.8 minutes over five games ... shot 14-32 (.438) from three-point range ... posted 27 points and 15 rebounds vs Slovenia, recording two blocks and two steals ... had 22 points vs Lithuania and 21 vs Poland ... 2003 European Championship for Cadets (U-16): Averaged 20.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.3 steals in 26.0 minutes over four contests in the Challenge Round ... had 31 points, seven rebounds and five steals vs Latvia in 23 minutes ... had 26 points, 11 rebounds, four steals and two blocks vs France ... totaled 13 points and 15 rebounds vs Israel and 12 points in 12 minutes vs Poland.

PERSONAL:

Began playing professional basketball at the age of 15 ... has one sister ... his favorite type of food is Italian and steak ... loves to eat his grandpa’s old, Turkish cooking ... his favorite sport other than basketball is baseball, and he also loves swimming ... when he was in his early teens, he participated in track, running the 400 meters and other short distances ... claims himself to be a “master” of PlayStation 2 ... loves classical music ... his favorite music performer is Sarah Brightman ... lists “Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” as his favorite movie.


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