Furkan Aldemir

PF / Philadelphia 76ers / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

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  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Furkan Aldemir: Set to sign four-year deal with Turkish team

    Aldemir is in the process of finalizing a four-year contract with Turkish club Darussafaka, David Pick of Basketball Insiders reports. Aldemir was one of the Sixers' final cuts in training camp in October, and after failing to attract any interest from other NBA teams before opening night, it appears he's content to return to his home country rather than pursue an opportunity in the D-League. The former second-round pick averaged 2.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in 13.2 minutes per game with Philadelphia in 2014-15.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    76ers' Furkan Aldemir: Released by Sixers

    Aldemir (foot) was released by the 76ers on Monday, Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports reports. It's an interesting move by the Sixers considering Aldemir's contract was guaranteed for nearly $3 million this season. However, they'll move on from the Turkish big man, who appeared in 41 games, making nine starts, last season. With Aldemir out of the picture, Christian Wood will make the team's final, 15-man roster.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    76ers' Furkan Aldemir: To miss Friday game against Celtics

    Aldemir (foot) sat out of Thursday's practice and will miss Friday's game against the Celtics, reports. Aldemir is dealing with a case of plantar fasciitis, and though it was thought he might be closer to full health for the 76ers' Friday game against the Celtics, it is looking now like his injury might keep him grounded for longer than expected.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    76ers' Furkan Aldemir: Dealing with plantar fasciitis

    Aldemir was a partial participant in Wednesday's practice due to a case of plantar fasciitis in his right foot, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The fact that Aldemir was able to see involvement in practice in some capacity suggests the injury isn't overly severe. It's expected that he'll be closer to full health in advance of the Sixers' final preseason contest Friday against the Celtics.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    76ers' Furkan Aldemir: Dealing with an undisclosed injury

    Aldemir received treatment Tuesday for an undisclosed injury, Tom Moore of Calkins Media reports. Aldemir was still able to take part in some shooting drills Tuesday, and at this time, it's expected that he'll be available off the bench for Friday's preseason tilt with the Wizards. The 6-foot-9 forward from Turkey will need a strong showing in the Sixers' remaining exhibition contests in order to stave off undrafted rookie Christian Wood for a roster spot.

  • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

    C Henry Sims falling out of rotation with 76ers

    The continued emergence of several players has cut into the development of center Henry Sims, who has not played due to coach's decision in the last three games, per the Philadelphia Inquirer. Sims, who is averaging 8.5 points and 5.1 rebounds in 19.7 minutes of action, has seen his time instead go to forward Furkan Aldemir. "I would suspect that he wouldn't be (OK with becoming a bystander)," 76ers coach Brett Brown said. "I wouldn't blame or begrudge him at all. He's a competitor."

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    76ers' Furkan Aldemir, Tony Wroten set to play Friday

    76ers forward Furkan Aldemir (foot) and guard Tony Wroten (knee) are available to play Friday against the Blazers, Sixers.com reports. Aldemir has missed three straight games since making his debut due to plantar fasciitis. Wroten has missed one game due to a knee sprain. Though the team will get two players back on the active roster, the 76ers will be without Hollis Thompson (illness) Friday after he was ruled questionable to play.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    76ers G Tony Wroten doubtful vs. Blazers

    76ers guard Tony Wroten is doubtful to play Friday against the Blazers due to a right knee spain. It'll be his second straight game on the sidelines with the injury if he can't go. Guard Hollis Thompson (illness) and Furkan Aldemir are questionable Friday. The 76ers are a 13-point underdog in Portland.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    76ers rule Furkan Aldemir, Hollis Thompson out vs. Heat

    The 76ers will be without forward Furkan Aldemir and guard Hollis Thompson for Tuesday's game at Miami, reports the team's official website. It will be the third straight game Aldemir has missed while dealing with plantar fasciitis in his foot. An illness will keep Thompson out of his second straight game. Their next opportunity to play will be Friday at Portland.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    76ers' Furkan Aldemir, Hollis Thompson out Sunday vs. Magic

    76ers power forward Furkan Aldemir and shooting guard Hollis Thompson have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Magic. Aldemir is dealing with plantar fasciitis and is missing his second straight game. Thompson is missing his first game with illness.

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