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Birkan Batuk

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Nationality  Turkish
Name  Birkan Batuk
Career start  2006
NBA draft  2012 / Undrafted
Weight  87 kg

Listed weight  191 lb (87 kg)
Height  1.96 m
Listed height  6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Role  Basketball player
Pro career  2006
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Position  Small forward / Shooting guard
League  Turkish Basketball League Euroleague
Born  January 30, 1990 (age 25) Istanbul, Turkey (1990-01-30)
Current team  Anadolu Efes S.K. (#8 / Small forward)
Similar People  Dogus Balbay, Cedi Osman, Baris Hersek, Melih Mahmutoglu, Sinan Guler

Euroleague Career High for Daçka Doğuş' Birkan Batuk

Birkan Batuk (born January 30, 1990) is a Turkish professional basketball player for Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball Super League and the EuroLeague. He mainly plays at the shooting guard position, but he also has the ability to play as a small forward, if needed.


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Early years

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Batuk started to play basketball with Pamukspor. He moved to Ülkerspor junior team after his outstanding success with Pamukspor. He signed a professional contract with Alpella after playing for Ülkerspor junior team. He made his professional debut in the Turkish Basketball Super League with Alpella during the 2006-07 season. He signed a contract with Trabzonspor for 1 year in the TB2L after playing with Alpella.

Pınar Karşıyaka (2009–12)

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In the summer of 2009, he signed a contract with Pınar Karşıyaka. In June 2011, he signed an extension contract with Pınar Karşıyaka until 2013.


On February 9, 2011, He participated in the BSL All Star game. He led his team to victory, scoring 26 points, grabbing 6 rebounds and 4 assists. So, he was named MVP of the BSL All Star game.

On May 7, 2011, Batuk also scored a career-high 31 points in 25 minutes (on 7/8 3 pointers) in a victory against Trabzonspor.

Anadolu Efes (2012–16)

In the summer of 2012, Batuk was transferred to Anadolu Efes where he signed a two-year deal. In May 2014, he re-signed his contract with Anadolu Efes. In August 2014, he suffered an Achilles tendon injury during a pre-season game. He was expected to be 5–6 months off the court.

Darüşşafaka Doğuş (2016–2017)

On June 20, 2016, he signed a two-year contract with Darüşşafaka Doğuş.

Turkish national team

Batuk was also a regular Turkey youth national team player.


Birkan Batuk Wikipedia