Grew up with Fenerbahce (Turkey).
Sent on loan to Kadikoy Belediyesi (Turkey) in 2005-06.
Moved to Alpella Istanbul (Turkey) in 2006-07.
Returned to Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey) in December 2007.
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers as 36th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Chicago Bulls. Signed with the team in July.
Signed with the Houston Rockets in July 2012.
Traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in July 2014.
Won the silver medal at the Under 20 European Championships with the Turkish National Team in 2006.
Selected to the Turkish League All-Star Game in 2007 and 2008.
Won the Turkish President Cup with Fenerbahce Ulker in 2008.
Won the Turkish League with Fenerbahce Ulker in 2008.
Won the silver medal at the World Championship with the Turkish National Team in 2010.