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Cedi Osman, Furkan Korkmaz named to Turkey’s preliminary roster for FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

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The Turkish national team has named a 29-man preliminary roster for their FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament next month in Victoria, Canada.

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Cedi Osman, Philadelphia 76ers’ Furkan Korkmaz, Utah Jazz’s Ersan Ilyasova and Miami Heat’s Omer Yurtseven were included in the preliminary roster, along with naturalized player and EuroLeague star Shane Larkin.

Rising star Alperen Sengun, who recently declared for the 2021 NBA Draft, was also included in the roster.

The full 29-man roster:

Ege ArarYigit ArslanMetecan BirsenOnuralp BitimBerk Demir
Berkan DurmazTolga GecimSamet GeyikEgemen GuvenFurkan Haltali
Sehmus HazerOmer Can IlyasogluErsan Ilyasova Sadik Emir Kabaca Goksenin Koksal 
Furkan KorkmazShane Larkin Melih Mahmutoglu Ayberk OlmazCedi Osman
Dogus OzdemirogluKartal OzmizrakSertac Sanli Alperen Sengun  Bugrahan Tuncer 
Berk UgurluMuhsin Yasar Erkan YilmazOmer Yurtseven

Turkey will play in Group B against Uruguay on June 29 and Czech Republic on June 30.

Group A consists of Canada, Greece and China.

The top two teams from each group will then advance to the Semi-Finals and the winner of the tournament will advance to the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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