Ersan Ilyasova Celebrity Life
Born on 15th May 1987, Ersan Ilyasova is a professional basketball player belonging to Turkey. At present, he plays for National Basketball Association’s Milwaukee Bucks. Ilyasova has earlier played in teams of the National Basketball Association Development League, Spain, and Turkey.
He also played for several other teams including Yesilyurt from 2003 to 2004, Anadolu Efes in 2011, Ulkerspor from 2004 to 2005, FC Barcelona from 2007 to 2009, Detroit Pistons from 2015 to 2016, Oklahoma Magic in 2016, Detroit Pistons from 2015 to 2016, Oklahoma City Thunder in 2016, Atlanta Hawks from 2017 to 2018, and Philadelphia 76ers.
Turkey from 2003 to 2005
Ilyasova played for a second division league of Turkey from 2003 to 2004. His next step was to play for the Turkish Basketball League for the season of 2004 to 2005 with Ulkerspor with 3.2 rebounds and an average of 4.5 points in 11 games.
The Milwaukee Bucks chose Ilyasova in the NBA draft of 2005 as the 36th overall pick. He joined the Milwaukee Bucks in July 2005 for the SBA Summer League of 2005. He signed a contract with the Bucks on 22nd August 2005. The player was assigned to the NBA Development League’s Tulsa 66ers and the duration of this assignment was for the 2005-06 season. He played his debut game for Bucks on 1st November 2006, when his team defeated the Detroit Pistons.
Spain from 2007 to 2009
The player signed a multi-year contract in July 2009 to come back to the Bucks. He signed a deal with the Turkish Basketball League’s Anadolu Efes on 3rd August 2011 during MNA lockout. He joined back the Bucks in December 2011 after the lockout got over. He resigned with the Milwaukee Bucks on a multi-year contract on 12th July 2012. The player was rested on 27th March 2014 for the remaining days of the season of 2013-14 after succumbing to an ankle injury.
Detroit Pistons from 2015 to 2016
He was traded to the Detroit Pistons on 11th June 2015. İlyasova played his debut game on 27th October, when the Pistons defeated the Atlanta Hawks.
Orlando Magic in 2016
The Pistons traded him to the Orlando Magic on 16th February 2016 in exchange for Tobias Harris. He played his debut game with the Magic the following day and defeated the Dallas Mavericks and recorded 5 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 assists, and 16 points.Oklahoma City Thunder in 2016
The Orlando Magic traded Ilyasova on 23rd June 2016 to Oklahoma City Thunder on 23rd June 2016 along with Victor Oladipo, as well as the draft rights to Domantas Sabonis in exchange for the player Serge Ibaka. Ilyasova was seen in 3 games for his team at the beginning of the season of 2016-17.
The player was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers with a conditional 1st-round pick for Jerami Grant. Ilyasova played his debut game for the new team the next day. He was traded once more on 22nd February to the Atlanta Hawks, which was a 2nd round pick in exchange for Tiago Splitter. He re-signed with the Hawks on 21st July 2017. The Hawks waived him off on 26th Feb 2018.
He returned to Philadelphia 76ers on 28th February 2018, thus coming back to the NBA franchise for his 2nd stint. His third stint with the Bucks started on 16th July 2018. The player had a fractured nose on 16th December 2018 while practicing that needed surgery.
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