Basketball Player Ömer Yurtseven Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Team, Position, Nationality & Net Worth


Ömer Yurtseven Turkish basketball player. He played college basketball player for the Georgetown Hoyas of the Big East Conference after transferring from NC State. Standing 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in), he plays the center position. Similarly, he was born in Istanbul Turkey to Turkish parents and played basketball in Turkey and for the Turkish youth national team. Yurtseven was selected to the Best Five of the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. He was also invited to play at the Jordan Brand Classic International Game.


On March 20, 2015, he played made his EuroLeague debut, in a game against Emporio Armani Milano, scoring 2 points, in 1 minute and 4 seconds of playing time. Moreover, on October 5, 2015, he played against the Brooklyn Nets, at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York. He had 8 points and 7 rebounds, with one block, in 15 minutes and 18 seconds of playing time, in his team’s win over the Nets. He would become the youngest player in history at the time, to play in an NBA preseason game, at 17 years old.

During an Under-18 youth age competition in Turkey, Yurtseven recorded a double-double, of 91 points (scoring more points than his entire competition), making 34 out of 49 shots (including five three-pointers), and grabbing 28 rebounds, in a 115-82 win over the youth club of Eylul Basketbol Ihtisas.

College career

After fulfilling his suspension, he returned to the court on December 15, in a win against Appalachian State University. Similarly, on March 14, 2017, Yurtseven would test out his stock for the 2017 NBA draft, leaving open the possibility that he would return to North Carolina State for his sophomore season.

National team career

Yurtseven was a member of the junior national teams of Turkey. Further, he also played at the 2015 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, where he won a silver medal, and at the 2016 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he won a bronze medal, and was named to the All-Tournament Team. He finished his career with Turkey’s junior national teams at the 2017 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.


  • Full Name: Ömer Faruk Yurtseven
  • Date of Birth: June 19, 1998
  • Age: 21 years
  • Birth Place: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Nationality: Turkish
  • Listed height: 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
  • Listed weight: 264 lb (120 kg)
  • College: NC State (since 2016–2018), Georgetown (since 2019–2020)
  • Playing career: since 2013–present
  • Position: Center
  • Current team: Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball (#44 / Center)
  • Education: North Carolina State University
  • Net Worth: N/A
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