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Ersan Ilyasova

29-Year-Old    PF,SF    Orlando Magic

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

10.4

REB

5.4

AST

0.9

STL

0.7

BLK

0.4

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Ilyasova spent the first seven seasons of his career playing for the Bucks before getting traded to the Pistons this summer in a salary dump. Coach Stan Van Gundy and general manager Jeff Bower had Ilyasova targeted as a potential trade candidate when they first took over th...

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HT: 6' 10"   WT: 235 lbs   DOB: 5/15/1987  College: Turkey   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #36 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a five-year, $40 million contract with the Bucks in July of 2012. Traded to the Pistons in June of 2015. Traded to the Magic in February of 2016.

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Ilyasova scored a team-high 22 points (10-13 FG, 2-2 3Pt) to go with six rebounds, three blocks, an assist and a steal across 37 minutes in Monday's 107-98 win over the Bucks.

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Ersan Ilyasova NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2005-06 18 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006-07 19 66 14.7 6.1 2.9 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.8 38.3 78.7 0.8 0.9 2.0 2.2 36.5 2.1 5.5 1.1 1.3
2009-10 22 81 23.4 10.4 6.4 1.0 0.7 0.3 1.0 44.3 71.5 0.9 1.9 4.4 3.0 33.6 4.0 9.0 1.4 2.0
2010-11 23 MIL 60 25.1 9.5 6.1 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.6 43.6 89.4 1.1 1.8 4.3 2.0 29.8 3.7 8.5 1.6 1.7
2011-12 24 MIL 60 27.6 13.0 8.8 1.2 0.7 0.7 0.9 49.2 78.1 1.3 3.3 5.6 1.9 45.5 4.9 10.0 2.4 3.1
2012-13 25 MIL 73 27.6 13.2 7.1 1.6 0.9 0.5 1.3 46.2 79.6 1.0 2.1 5.0 2.9 44.4 5.1 11.0 1.7 2.2
2013-14 26 MIL 55 26.9 11.2 6.2 1.3 0.8 0.1 0.7 40.9 82.3 1.1 1.9 4.3 2.4 28.2 4.3 10.5 1.9 2.4
2014-15 27 MIL 58 22.7 11.5 4.8 1.0 0.6 0.3 1.3 47.2 64.5 0.8 1.4 3.4 3.3 38.9 4.5 9.6 1.2 1.8
2015-16 28 DET 52 27.6 11.3 5.4 1.1 0.7 0.5 1.5 42.5 72.5 1.1 1.9 3.5 4.1 36.3 4.2 9.8 1.5 2.1
2015-16 28 ORL 22 20.3 8.1 5.5 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.8 41.8 71.1 0.5 2.0 3.5 2.0 40.9 2.9 7.0 1.5 2.0
2015-16 28 DET/ORL 74 25.4 10.4 5.4 0.9 0.7 0.4 1.3 42.4 72.1 1.0 1.9 3.5 3.5 37.1 3.8 8.9 1.5 2.1
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Ersan Ilyasova NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 24.4 8.2 4.8 0.4 0.2 0.6 1.0 52.9 0.0 0.8 1.6 3.2 2.2 45.5 3.6 6.8 0.0 0.0
Last 10 Games 10 23.4 7.3 5.6 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.7 44.1 54.5 0.9 1.9 3.7 1.8 38.9 3.0 6.8 0.6 1.1
Last 20 Games 20 20.3 7.8 5.7 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.8 42.1 71.8 0.5 2.0 3.7 1.9 40.5 2.8 6.7 1.4 2.0

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Ersan Ilyasova
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 13 @CHA 20 7 7 0 0 0 2 3 8 0 0 1 2 2 5 1
Apr 11 MIL 37 22 6 1 1 3 0 10 13 0 0 2 2 3 3 3
Apr 10 @MIA 17 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 2 1 1 1
Apr 8 MIA 24 4 6 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 2 1 5 1
Apr 6 DET Did Not Play
Apr 3 MEM Did Not Play
Apr 1 @MIL Did Not Play
Mar 31 @IND Did Not Play
Mar 29 BKN Did Not Play
Mar 26 CHI Did Not Play
Mar 25 @MIA Did Not Play
Mar 23 @DET 24 8 3 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 2 3 1 2 1
Mar 21 @BOS 10 5 5 0 0 1 0 2 4 0 0 1 1 3 2 0
Mar 20 @TOR 32 10 9 1 1 0 0 4 13 1 2 1 2 2 7 6
Mar 18 CLE 20 7 5 2 1 0 2 3 8 1 2 0 3 2 3 0
Mar 16 @CHA Did Not Play
Mar 15 DEN 21 6 4 1 1 0 1 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 4 1
Mar 12 @POR 29 4 9 1 0 0 2 1 7 2 4 0 1 4 5 3
Mar 11 @SAC 21 10 6 0 0 1 1 4 5 1 2 1 2 3 3 5
Mar 8 @LAL 14 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 4 4
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Mar 7 @GSW 15 7 2 0 2 0 0 2 6 3 4 0 1 1 1 3
Mar 4 PHO 20 5 12 0 1 1 0 2 14 1 2 0 3 7 5 0
Mar 2 CHI 12 8 7 0 1 0 0 3 8 1 3 1 1 1 6 1
Mar 1 @DAL 31 22 10 0 2 0 0 7 10 6 7 2 3 5 5 3
Feb 28 PHI 12 10 3 1 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 2 3 0 3 3
Feb 26 @NYK 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Feb 25 GSW 16 8 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 6 6 0 0 1 3 1
Feb 23 @PHI 19 10 8 0 0 0 0 2 7 4 4 2 3 3 5 3
Feb 21 IND 18 7 3 0 1 0 1 3 9 0 0 1 3 3 0 3
Feb 19 DAL 23 16 5 2 1 0 1 5 11 4 6 2 4 2 3 6
Feb 10 SAS Did Not Play
Feb 8 @ATL 28 17 6 0 0 0 1 7 12 1 2 2 5 1 5 2
Feb 7 ATL Did Not Play
Feb 5 LAC Did Not Play
Feb 3 @OKC 26 16 2 0 0 0 3 6 11 2 4 2 3 0 2 1
Feb 1 @SAS 31 16 6 0 2 1 0 5 12 5 5 1 5 3 3 0
Jan 31 BOS Did Not Play
Jan 29 @BOS 27 11 4 0 1 0 1 4 10 2 2 1 4 1 3 4
Jan 26 @MIL Did Not Play
Jan 25 @MEM 23 16 8 0 0 0 0 5 9 4 4 2 4 1 7 4
Jan 22 CHA Did Not Play
Jan 20 PHI 33 18 6 2 1 1 0 7 14 2 2 2 4 3 3 2
Jan 18 @ATL 35 19 11 1 1 1 0 8 16 0 0 3 8 3 8 2
Jan 14 TOR 26 17 9 2 1 0 0 6 13 2 2 3 5 5 4 3
Jan 9 WAS 29 19 13 1 1 1 1 8 18 1 3 2 5 5 8 2
Jan 8 @BKN Did Not Play
Jan 6 IND 22 5 5 3 0 1 2 2 8 0 2 1 5 3 2 3
Jan 4 @DET 28 10 4 1 2 0 0 4 10 0 0 2 5 2 2 1
Jan 2 @CLE 32 12 7 1 1 0 2 6 16 0 0 0 3 2 5 1
Jan 1 @WAS Did Not Play
Dec 30 BKN Did Not Play
Dec 28 NOP Did Not Play
Dec 26 MIA 29 9 7 2 2 0 0 3 9 2 2 1 3 3 4 3
Dec 23 HOU 33 5 7 1 1 0 1 2 9 0 0 1 5 2 5 3
Dec 21 @NYK Did Not Play
Dec 20 ATL Did Not Play
Dec 18 POR 54 18 9 4 0 0 2 6 17 5 8 1 8 3 6 5
Dec 16 CHA 31 11 5 0 1 2 1 2 8 5 6 2 5 1 4 3
Dec 14 @BKN 20 6 3 1 1 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 2 2 1 1
Dec 11 CLE 26 15 8 2 2 2 0 6 13 0 0 3 7 1 7 3
Dec 9 @PHO 34 7 7 3 1 3 1 3 9 0 1 1 4 3 4 5
Dec 8 @DEN Did Not Play
Dec 5 @LAC Did Not Play
Dec 3 @UTA Did Not Play
Dec 1 @MIN Did Not Play
Nov 29 BOS 26 8 5 0 1 0 1 4 9 0 0 0 1 2 3 2
Nov 27 MIL 28 9 4 0 0 0 1 3 8 2 2 1 5 2 2 1
Nov 25 NYK 23 13 3 3 0 0 0 3 7 4 4 3 4 1 2 2
Nov 23 @CLE 24 0 3 2 1 1 2 0 7 0 0 0 3 3 0 2
Nov 21 SAC 33 18 5 2 0 0 1 7 10 3 4 1 2 2 3 1
Nov 18 MIN Did Not Play
Nov 14 @WAS 29 20 2 0 0 1 2 5 8 7 9 3 4 1 1 4
Nov 13 UTA Did Not Play
Nov 11 LAL 17 8 2 1 0 1 1 3 6 0 0 2 4 0 2 4
Nov 9 @IND 17 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 2 2 0 2
Nov 7 @PHI Did Not Play
Nov 6 TOR 21 6 4 0 1 1 2 2 6 1 1 1 3 1 3 2
Nov 4 @HOU Did Not Play
Nov 3 @NOP 35 12 4 0 1 0 0 5 13 0 0 2 4 4 0 0
Nov 1 @CHI Did Not Play
Oct 30 OKC 22 2 5 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 3 3 2 3
Oct 28 WAS 22 8 2 1 1 0 1 3 6 0 0 2 4 0 2 4
Ersan Ilyasova Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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True Shooting Percentage

52.6%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Ersan Ilyasova has a true shooting percentage of 52.6%.

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Ersan Ilyasova NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2005-06 18 0 36.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006-07 19 66 36.0 14.9 7.0 1.8 1.0 0.6 2.0 38.3 78.7 1.9 2.1 4.8 5.5 36.5 5.1 13.4 2.6 3.3
2009-10 22 81 36.0 15.9 9.8 1.6 1.0 0.4 1.5 44.3 71.5 1.3 3.0 6.8 4.6 33.6 6.1 13.8 2.1 3.0
2010-11 23 MIL 60 36.0 13.7 8.7 1.3 1.2 0.6 0.9 43.6 89.4 1.5 2.5 6.2 2.9 29.8 5.3 12.1 2.2 2.5
2011-12 24 MIL 60 36.0 17.0 11.5 1.5 0.9 1.0 1.1 49.2 78.1 1.7 4.3 7.2 2.4 45.5 6.4 13.0 3.1 4.0
2012-13 25 MIL 73 36.0 17.2 9.3 2.1 1.2 0.6 1.7 46.2 79.6 1.3 2.8 6.5 3.8 44.4 6.6 14.4 2.2 2.8
2013-14 26 MIL 55 36.0 15.1 8.3 1.8 1.1 0.2 0.9 40.9 82.3 1.5 2.6 5.7 3.2 28.2 5.8 14.1 2.6 3.2
2014-15 27 MIL 58 36.0 18.3 7.6 1.5 1.0 0.5 2.0 47.2 64.5 1.2 2.2 5.4 5.2 38.9 7.2 15.2 1.9 2.9
2015-16 28 DET 52 36.0 14.8 7.1 1.4 1.0 0.7 2.0 42.5 72.5 1.5 2.5 4.6 5.4 36.3 5.4 12.8 2.0 2.7
2015-16 28 ORL 22 36.0 14.3 9.7 1.0 1.1 0.5 1.4 41.8 71.1 1.0 3.6 6.1 3.5 40.9 5.2 12.3 2.6 3.6
2015-16 28 DET/ORL 74 36.0 14.7 7.7 1.3 1.0 0.6 1.8 42.4 72.1 1.4 2.8 5.0 5.0 37.1 5.4 12.7 2.1 2.9
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Ersan Ilyasova NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2005-06 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 19 66 973 402 189 49 27 17 54 38.3 78.7 51 58 131 148 36.5 139 363 70 89
2009-10 22 81 1896 840 517 84 53 23 81 44.3 71.5 71 157 360 241 33.6 323 729 113 158
2010-11 23 MIL 60 1505 571 365 56 51 24 36 43.6 89.4 63 105 260 121 29.8 221 507 93 104
2011-12 24 MIL 60 1655 782 529 71 42 44 51 49.2 78.1 76 196 333 112 45.5 294 597 143 183
2012-13 25 MIL 73 2012 962 520 117 68 36 95 46.2 79.6 75 154 366 214 44.4 371 803 125 157
2013-14 26 MIL 55 1478 618 342 72 46 8 37 40.9 82.3 61 107 235 131 28.2 237 579 107 130
2014-15 27 MIL 58 1319 669 277 56 36 19 74 47.2 64.5 45 80 197 190 38.9 263 557 69 107
2015-16 28 DET 52 1434 589 282 55 38 27 78 42.5 72.5 59 99 183 215 36.3 216 508 79 109
2015-16 28 ORL 22 447 178 121 12 14 6 18 41.8 71.1 12 45 76 44 40.9 64 153 32 45
2015-16 28 DET/ORL 74 1881 767 403 67 52 33 96 42.4 72.1 71 144 259 259 37.1 280 661 111 154
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Ersan Ilyasova NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2005-06 18 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006-07 19 66 14.7 50.0 45.7 9.8 10.2 1.0 5.9
2009-10 22 81 23.4 52.6 49.9 8.8 7.4 1.2 12.3
2010-11 23 MIL 60 25.1 51.6 47.1 8.3 9.4 0.9 11.8
2011-12 24 MIL 60 27.6 57.7 53.5 8.6 9.2 0.9 17.5
2012-13 25 MIL 73 27.6 55.2 52.1 11.0 7.0 1.6 15.9
2013-14 26 MIL 55 26.9 48.6 44.1 9.4 7.9 1.2 12.0
2014-15 27 MIL 58 22.7 55.4 53.9 7.9 6.4 1.2 11.7
2015-16 28 DET 52 27.6 53.0 50.2 8.2 8.8 0.9 11.7
2015-16 28 ORL 22 20.3 51.5 47.7 6.1 6.1 1.0 9.9
2015-16 28 DET/ORL 74 25.4 52.6 49.6 7.7 8.2 0.9 11.2
Preseason Projections 29 DET 61 27.2 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Ersan Ilyasova

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Ersan Ilyasova: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ilyasova will draw the start at power forward in Monday's matchup with the Bucks, Bucks radio play-by-play announcer Ted Davis reports.

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Ilyasova (collarbone) will be available off the bench for Thursday's game against the Pacers, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.

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Ilyasova (collarbone) went through shootaround Thursday morning, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ilyasova (collarbone) won't play Tuesday against the Nets, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ilyasova (collarbone) didn't practice Monday and is doubtful to play Tuesday against the Nets, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.

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Ilyasova (collarbone) has been ruled out for Saturday's tilt with the Bulls, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ilyasova won't play in Friday's game against the Heat due to a sprained SC joint in his collarbone, Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ilyasova is dealing with a sprained left ankle, but will be available to play Sunday against the Raptors, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ilyasova (knee) had seven points (3-8 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, two assists, and one steal across 20 minutes during the Magic's 109-103 loss to the Cavaliers on Friday.

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Ilyasova (knee) will play in Friday's contest against the Cavaliers, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.

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Ilyasova won't play Wednesday against the Hornets due to a mild left knee sprain, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ilyasova (leg) will be available Tuesday against the Nuggets, Philip Rossman-Reich of Orlando Magic Daily reports.

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2015-16

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2014-15

Coming off of a difficult year marred by nagging injuries, Ilyasova will look to re-solidify himself as a starting-caliber power forward. The 27-year-old endured arguably his worst NBA season in 2013-14, averaging 11.2 points and 6.2 rebounds while shooting just 41 percent from the field and a career-low 28 percent from beyond the arc. His injuries began in the preseason when he was sidelined with a severely sprained ankle. The ankle would continue to hamper him throughout the year, eventually leading to him being shut down with 12 games remaining. With a full summer to recover, the ankle issues should be a thing of the past. The question now is: how does Ilyasova factor into the Bucks' future? The selection of Jabari Parker in June's draft seems to make Ilyasova more expendable than ever, and it's no secret the Bucks wouldn't mind getting the $24.2 million he's owed over the next three seasons off the books. In all likelihood, Ilyasova will open the season as the starting power forward – assuming Jason Kidd views Parker as a small forward – and he'll compete with Khris Middleton and John Henson for minutes. If a team puts forth an intriguing trade offer, though, Ilyasova could find himself playing elsewhere at some point this season.

2013-14

Ilyasova's 2012-13 campaign was a tale of two halves. He was a massive disappointment for the first half of the season, averaging just 11.2 points (44 percent from the field, 76 percent from the line), 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 three-pointers made before the All-Star break. With a coaching change and some added confidence, Ilyasova managed to finish the season strong, averaging 17.2 points (49 percent from the field, 87 percent from the line), 9.0 rebounds and 1.7 three-pointers made after the All-Star break. While this certainly makes his 2013-14 outlook harder to gauge, a shift in the backcourt lineup from Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis to Brandon Knight and O.J. Mayo will undoubtedly change they dynamics of the Bucks offense, allowing more chances for Ilyasova to shine, if he makes most of his opportunities. With young forward John Henson making his presence known in the roster, Ilyasova may see his minutes cut if he does not impress right from the get-go. Regardless, he is still likely be a solid fantasy contributor this coming season.

2012-13

Raise your hand if you won your fantasy basketball league and had Ilyasova on your team. The forward from Turkey capitalized on injuries to other Bucks frontcourt players to breakout in 2011-12, shooting 45 percent from 3-point range while averaging 13.0 points and 8.8 rebounds in just 27.6 minutes per game. He finished second in voting for the league�s Most Improved Player award. Ilyasova has shown flashes of promise plenty of times throughout his career. When finally given an extended look last season, he seemed to display real improvement, and not just a player getting more minutes. He shot six percentage points better from the field and 16 percentage points better from 3-point range, relative to the previous season. Ilyasova emerged from a crowded forward rotation mid-season and averaged 16.1 points and 9.1 rebounds in 30.1 minutes per game after the All-Star break. Ilyasova was in the final year of a deal before becoming an unrestricted free agent, so there is an argument out there that he was more motivated to play for a new contract. Ilyasova will be the team�s primary option in the frontcourt, but the team will continue to be lead by Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis in the backcourt.

2011-12

Ilyasova is a versatile forward who rebounds hard and can shoot from the perimeter, but with a lot of forwards on the Bucks’ roster deserving of playing time, his minutes will likely be capped at around 25 per game. As such, he’s more of a guy to keep an eye on than a guy to consider late in drafts.

2010-11

Observant fantasy owners and NBA fans will know now, if they didn't already before, that last year wasn't Ilyasova's first in the NBA. The 6-10 Turk was actually selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (36th overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft, at which point he went on to play 46 games Bucks' D-League team. Ilyasova then played 66 games with the Bucks in the 2006-07 season before going to play for FC Barcelona. He showed in his original NBA go-around largely what he showed last year, too (if slightly more refined in the latter case): an intriguing blend of big man skills and shooting ability. Per 36 minutes, Ilyasova averaged 9.8 rebounds and 1.5 threes last season. That's not a combination you're likely to find among many other players. Only problem is, he was only able to net about 23 minutes per contest. Nor is that likely to change this season: with the acquisitions of Drew Gooden at the four and Corey Maggette at the three, Ilyasova's chance of crossing the 30-minute threshold is slim. If he does, though, he certainly profiles as a decent player at the end of a roster.

2009-10

Ilyasova played the last two seasons in Europe, but is still just 22 years old. He’s been drawing favorable reviews while playing with the Turkish national team this summer and could provide the Bucks will some scoring help. His defense will be a bit lacking, but he can make up for it with his offense.