Furkan Aldemir (207 cm) is heading to the National Basketball Association (NBA) after being picked up by the Philadelphia 76ers, although it is unclear whether he will be farmed out for the rest of the season. The Turkish player started the campaign with Galatasaray LIV Hospital (TBL and Euroleague) in his homeland and played in both the league and Euroleague. In the TBL the 23-year old featured in seven games and averaged 7.1 points and 11.1 rebounds per game, while in his six Euroleague games he offered 7.8 points and 6.2 boards per game.
Furkan Aldemir has played with Galatasaray since 2011 and previously represented Pinar Izmir in the Turkish TBL. He was drafted by Los Angeles Clippers in 2012.