Star player Alperen Şengün prayed before the match in which A National Men’s Basketball Team defeated Sweden 105-84 in the semi-finals of the FIBA Olympic Qualification Tournament.
In the semi-finals of the FIBA Olympic Qualification Tournament, our National Men’s Basketball Team faced Sweden.
In the fight played at the Sinan Erdem Sports Hall, the crescent-star team won with a score of 105-84. With this score, the Nationals competed with Croatia in the final.
Alperen Şengün, who continues his career in the USA, left his mark on this match. The young player, who was selected 16th by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2021 NBA Draft, was later traded to the Houston Rockets.
The 21-year-old basketball player, who had a productive 2 seasons with the Rockets, also struggled against Sweden with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist.
Alperen prayed before the match
The image of Alperen Şengün, which was reflected on the cameras before the match, received applause. As he did before every match, the star name prayed in the Sweden match.
The images of Alperen before the fight were highly appreciated on social media.
Cedi Osman was not in the National Team
On the other hand, while Alperen Şengün, Furkan Korkmaz and Ömer Faruk Yurtseven, who continued his career in the NBA in the National Team struggling to participate in the Olympics, were in the squad, 28-year-old Cedi Osman, who was traded to the San Antonio Spurs from the Cleveland Cavaliers, stated that he did not want to join the squad he was invited to.
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