Furkan Korkmaz, born on July 24, 1997) is located in Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey (Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey), a Turkish professional basketball player who serves as a guard.
Location: G-F (No. 30)
Height: 2.01 meters / 6 feet 7
Weight: 92 kg/202 lbs
Team: Philadelphia 76ers
Draft: 26th pick in the first round of 2016
Salary this season: $4.63 million
Furkan Korkmaz has an advantage in height as a point guard, has a good scoring awareness, has a stable jumper, is fast, moves agilely, is smart and has a good attitude. He is a natural scorer with superb shooting skills and a very high crosshair outside the three-point line, which can create scoring opportunities for himself. In addition, Korkmaz’s weakness is defensively, and he will have trouble playing against faster defenders.
In the 2016 NBA Draft, Furkan Korkmaz was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 26th pick in the first round. On July 5, 2017, he signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers and officially joined NBA. On July 25, 2019, Korkmaz signed a two-year extension with the 76ers. On August 9, 2021, Korkmaz will renew his contract with the 76ers for another three years.