Grew up in Oyak Bursa (Turkey).
Signed with Tofas Bursa (Turkey) in 1998-99.
Joined Efes Pilsen (Turkey) in 2000-01 after Tofas Bursa disappeared.
Selected by the Detroit Pistons as 38th overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft.
Signed with the Detroit Pistons in August 2002.
Joined the Utah Jazz in July 2004.
Signed with Turk Telekom Ankara (Turkey) in September 2011.
Traded to the New Jersey Nets in December 2011.
Traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in March 2012. Waived later that month.
Announced his retirement in November 2012.
Named team ambassador by the Utah Jazz in September 2014.
Won the Turkish League and Cup in 1998-99 and 1999-00 with Tofas Bursa.
Won the Turkish Cup in 2001 and 2002 and the Turkish League in 2002 with Efes Pilsen.
Won the bronze medal at the 1998 European Under-22 Championship with the Turkish National Team.
Won the silver medal in the 2001 European Championship with the Turkish National Team.
Won the NBA title with the Detroit Pistons in 2004.
Selected to the NBA All-Star Game in 2007.