Player Profile & Statistics
Kerem Gönlüm
Kerem GÖNLÜM (Turkey)
DOB: 11/22/1977
Place of birth: - (Turkey)
Height: 209cm/6'10"
Weight: 102kg/225lbs
Position: Power Forward
Main statistics
Points per game 8.9
Rebounds per game 6.7
Assists per game 1
 Player Profile
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Career: TED Kolej Ankara (Turkey-Div. 1, 1998-99), Ülker (Turkey-Div. 1, 1999-2005), Efes Pilsen (Turkey-Div. 1 2005-…).

If Turkey ever needs a role model Kerem Gönlüm is the ultimate candidate. Although he didn't start organized basketball until age 18, Gönlüm has shown the drive to excel ever since day one. And his growth into a star has been nothing short of breathtaking. Even though he is too lean for his position and lacks a jumper, he is so agile around the basket that you just can't stop him getting rebounds and put-backs. He is a great athlete and a tireless worker, making him an excellent help defender. He runs the floor extremely well and never hesitates to sacrifice himself for the good of the team. Add the fact that he is a true gentleman and a very mild mannered, humble personality off the court, he is what you call a distinguished "ambassador of the sport".

In the second half of the season his rebounding prowess improved his minutes drastically. With Efes he was the leading rebounder in both the Euroleague and the TBL even though he averaged just sixth on his team in minutes played. His rebounds per 40 minutes is close to 20.

 Competition   PPG   RPG   APG 
 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014  6.4  4.7   0.9 
 EuroBasket 2013  12  5.1   0.8 
 FIBA World Championship 2010  4.1  4.4   0.9 
 EuroBasket 2009  10.8  7.2   1.3 
 EuroBasket 2007  3.3  4.7   0.5 
 FIBA World Championship 2006  8.9  6.7   1 
 EuroBasket 2005  5.6  3.6   0.2 
 European Championship for Men 2003  3  3.2   0 
 FIBA SuproLeague 2001  3.2  2.5   0.2 
 EuroLeague Men 2000  2.5  1.9   0.3