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Scottie Wilbekin
Scottie Wilbekin
Position: -
Born: 04/05/93
Height: 6-1 / 1.85
Weight:170 lbs. / 77.1 kg.
Earnings: $200,000 ($216,056*)
Turkey faces the USA on Tuesday (15:30 CET), Group E’s most interesting pairing and Scottie Wilbekin will be cleared to play after his injury. “I have a little pain, but I’m getting better every day. I trained with the team today. They played a very good first game. The USA is the best team in the tournament. They have special abilities on the offensive end. They are doing great work on defense too. They do everything they want. We have to play a good game. It’s a little weird to play against the USA, but I’m a Turk now”, the American-born naturalized Turkish guard commented.
According to Osman, there are high hopes this year for Turkey, which also rosters NBA players Ersan Ilyasova and Furkan Korkmaz. Former Cavalier Semih Erden and Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Scottie Wilbekin are also expected to play, rounding out the squad’s top five. “I feel like we can go further (than in the past),” said Osman, who helped Turkey advance to the quarterfinals before losing to Lithuania in 2014. “I feel we can go top 8. If we finish second in group we are going to play against probably Greece or Brazil in the next round. It will be really tough and we will see. We will try to do something big and it won’t be easy. It’s pretty exciting.”
Turkey finished the September World Cup Qualifiers Window with a 2/2 score after beating Slovenia 86 – 77 in Ljubljana thanks to the fiery duo of Furkan Korkmaz and Scottie Wilbekin. Korkmaz finished with a game-high 24 points (5/8 3-pointers) plus five rebounds and three steals in 33:30 minutes. … Apart from Korkmaz, Osman chipped in 22 points and 11 rebounds.