Turkish center who began his NBA career with the Chicago Bulls in 2010; signed a $25 million contract with the Houston Rockets in 2012.
He played professional basketball for five years in Turkey, beginning at age 19.
He was the starting center on the Rockets during the 2012-13 season but after the team acquired star center Dwight Howard, he was relegated to a backup role.
He dated model and former Miss Ohio winner Lindsay Davis.
He was teammates with Derrick Rose on the Bulls from 2010 to 2012.