Furkan Korkmaz, our national player who played in Philadelphia 76ers, revealed when he realized that he belonged to the NBA.
Since Furkan went to the NBA in 2017, he had seen his role grow gradually every season. Voted 26th in the 2016 NBA Draft, Furkan made only 14 matches in his first year with the 76ers and has been a key member of the team ever since.
“I FEELED I BELONGED TO THE NBA”
The 23-year-old shooting guard said in a Q&A session with TalkBasket.net that he understood that he belonged to the NBA when he scored a game-winning three against the Portland Trail Blazers last season:
“When I hit that shot at the Portland game, I felt like I belonged to the NBA.”