Turkish-born NBA player who helped the Detroit Pistons win an NBA championship in 2004; named to his first and only NBA All-Star game in 2007 as a member of the Utah Jazz.
As a child, he Idolized NBA forward Toni Kukoc.
He married a former finalist for Miss Turkey, Yeliz Caliskan.
His first daughter was born in March, 2007.
He played against the Lakers dominant center Shaquille O'Neal in the 2004 Finals.