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Besiktas Integral Forex adds Tunceri, Coskun
Jul 25, 2014
Besiktas Integral Forex Istanbul improved its roster by inking veteran playmaker Kerem Tunceri and center Cem Coskun to respective one-year deals. Tunceri (1.91 meters, 35 years old) arrives from Turk Telekom Ankara, where he averaged 8.5 points and 6 assists in 27 Turkish League games last season. Tunceri previously played for Besiktas in the 2005-06 season and averaged 14.4 points and 5.3 assists in eight ULEB Cup games. He started his career with Galatasaray and also played for Efes Pilsen and Ulker in Turkey, Real Madrid in Spain and Triumph Lyubertsy in Russia and played for the Turkish national team. He helped Efes win three consecutive Turkish League titles in 2002, 2003 and 2004 and lifted the trophy again in 2009. Tunceri helped Madrid win the ULEB Cup and the Spanish League titles in the 2006-07 season and made it to the FIBA SuproLeague Final Four with Efes in 2001. Tunceri led Turkey to silver medals at EuroBasket 2001 and at the 2010 FIBA World Championships.
Coskun (2.09 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Torku Selcuk Universitesi Konya, for whom he averaged 3.9 points in 21 Turkish League games last season. He has also played for Turk Telekom Ankara, Tekelspor Istanbul, Beykozspor, Genc Telekom, Hacettepe University, Usak Universitesi, Nest Balikesir and Istanbul Buyuksehir Beleyidesi in his native Turkey. Coskun also played in two games for Besiktas in 2009-10 and now returns to the club to make his Eurocup debut.
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