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Ilkan Karaman
PF - 6'9, 235lbs - 34 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Signed in Turkey - Signed with Cayirova
  • Birthdate: 05/13/1990
  • Drafted (NBA): 57th pick, 2012
  • Pre-draft team: Galatasaray (Turkey)
  • Country: Turkey
  • Hand: Left
  • Agent: Burku Akcill (IST Basket)
2nd August, 2010TurkeySigned a five year contract with Galatasaray. Immediately loaned back to Tofas Bursa for one season.
11th August, 2011TurkeyLoaned by Galatasaray to Pinar Karsiyaka for one season.
2012 NBA DraftNBADrafted 57th overall by Brooklyn.
17th August, 2012TurkeyLeft Galatasaray.
17th August, 2012TurkeySigned a three year contract with Fenerbahce. Included NBA opt-out after the 2013/14 season.
1st July, 2014TurkeyLeft Fenerbahce.
10th July, 2014NBAAs a part of a three team deal, draft rights traded by Brooklyn to Cleveland, along with the draft rights to Edin Bavcic to Cleveland and Marcus Thornton to Boston, in exchange for Jarrett Jack and Sergei Karasev from Cleveland.
14th October, 2015TurkeySigned for the remainder of the season with Acibadem.
1st September, 2016TurkeySigned a one year contract with Besiktas.
12th July, 2017TurkeySigned a one year contract with Istanbul BSB.
31st December, 2017TurkeyLeft Istanbul BSB.
15th January, 2019TurkeySigned for the remainder of the season with Demir.
3rd July, 2018TurkeySigned a one year contract with Pinar Karsiyaka.
Career Moves
2007 - June 2011Tofas Bursa (Turkey)
August 2011 - June 2012Pinar Karsiyaka (Turkey)
July 2012 - August 2012Galatasaray (Turkey)
August 2012 - July 2014Fenerbahce (Turkey)
October 2015 - June 2016Acibadem (Turkey, TBL)
September 2016 - presentBesiktas (Turkey)
Articles about Ilkan Karaman

June 29, 2018

Ilkan Karaman - 57th pick, 2012
Finally left the more prestigious Turkish teams to go to less prestigious ones and actually play, but this did not spark a break-out. 8.6 ppg, 5.8 rpg in 18.5 mpg is not bad; Karaman can board and shoot. But then, so can most of Europe. Now aged 28, he does nothing NBA-ish.

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June 29, 2017

Ilkan Karaman - 57th pick, 2012
Scored 39 points all season, 33 of which were in blowouts. Has gone backwards since being drafted, in part due to injury, of which there has been quite a lot.

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