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Mehmet Okur

Mehmet Okur
NameMehmet Okur
PositionCenter-Power forward
Height Ft6
Height In11
Weight Lb263
TeamTürk Telekom B.K.
NationalityTurkish
Birth DateMay 26, 1979(age 37)
Birth PlaceYalova, Turkey
Draft Round2
Draft Pick37
Draft Year2001
Draft TeamDetroit Pistons
Career Start1997
TeamsOyak Renault (1997 1998)
Tofaş S.K. (1998 2000)
Efes Pilsen (2000 2002)
Detroit Pistons (2002 2004)
Utah Jazz (2004-present)
Türk Telekom B.K. (2011-present)
Highlights2007 NBA All-Star
1× NBA Champion (2004)

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Mehmet Murat Okur (born May 26, 1979 in Yalova, Turkey) is a Turkish professional basketball player who currently plays for Türk Telekom B.K.. He is also under contract with the Utah Jazz of the NBA, and can return to that team when the 2011 NBA lockout ends. He is a 211 cm (6' 11") power forward/center.


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