Petkim Spor
LeaguesBSL
Founded2013; 8 years ago (2013)
HistorySocar Spor
2013–present
ArenaAliağa Belediyesi ENKA Spor Salonu
Capacity3,000
Locationİzmir, Turkey
Team colorsRed and White
   
PresidentCüneyt Aksu
Head coachCan Sevim
Team captainNusret Yıldırım
Websitepetkimspor.org

Petkim Spor Kulübü, more commonly known as Socar Spor is a Turkish professional basketball club based in İzmir which currently competes in the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). The team was founded by Petkim in 2013 and got promoted to the first division in 2020. Their home arena is Aliağa Belediyesi ENKA Spor Salonu with a capacity of 3,000 seats. The team is sponsored by SOCAR, an oil and gas company in Azerbaijan.[1]

History

On 29 July 2020 Sigortam.Net İTÜ was removed from the Basketbol Süper Ligi due to financial issues. Instead of them, Petkim Spor were granted a place in the Turkish top-tier league.[2]

Players

Current roster

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Petkimspor roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SF 0 Turkey Sağlam, Sinan 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 23 – (1998-03-06)6 March 1998
SF 1 United States Conger, Demitrius 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 31 – (1990-05-29)29 May 1990
G 2 Turkey Güler, Boran 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 19 – (2001-11-21)21 November 2001
PG 3 United States Wright-Foreman, Justin 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 23 – (1997-10-27)27 October 1997
PG 4 Turkey Küçük, Ömer Yasir 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 20 – (2001-02-26)26 February 2001
C 6 Croatia Planinić, Darko 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 120 kg (265 lb) 30 – (1990-11-22)22 November 1990
SG 8 Turkey Karalar, Yiğit 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 18 – (2003-03-15)15 March 2003
C 12 Turkey Akyel, Metehan 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 25 – (1996-07-09)9 July 1996
PG 14 Puerto Rico Browne, Gary 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 28 – (1993-03-24)24 March 1993
SG 15 Turkey Çinko, Erolcan 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 31 – (1990-08-15)15 August 1990
PF 21 Turkey Yıldırım, Nusret (C) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 32 – (1989-04-27)27 April 1989
PF 23 United States Aldridge, Peyton 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 25 – (1995-11-10)10 November 1995
Head coach
  • Turkey Can Sevim
Assistant coach(es)
  • Turkey Tolga Başer
Team manager

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured

Updated: September 5, 2021

References

  1. ^ "Hakkımızda – PETKİM SPOR" (in Turkish). Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Tahkim Bakırköy'ü reddetti, PETKİM BSL'de". Basketfaul (in Turkish). 29 July 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.