End of the Florida adventure for Omer Yurtseven. The Heat has decided not to offer a “qualifying offer” to the Turkish player who therefore becomes an unprotected “free agent”.
» We are grateful to have had the chance to be here. We are disappointed with the injury (in October), it was a wasted year for him. We’ll try to find a place that appreciates him and helps him reach his potential. », said his agent, Keith Glass.
His client had indeed had the misfortune to be hit in the ankle and to be operated on in stride, from the start of the season. Finally back on the courts in March, with the hope of showing themselves, the interior had to be content with nine brief appearances in the regular season, before experiencing even more anecdotal passages in the playoffs.
The undrafted player hardly had time to express himself when during his rookie year, he had been integrated into Erik Spoelstra’s rotation with around 5 points and 5 rebounds in 12 minutes on average, for a fifty appearances. At 25, the pivot will now try to convince another franchise.
How to read the stats? MJ = matches played; Min = Minutes; Shots = Shots made / Shots attempted; 3pts = 3-points / 3-points attempted; LF = free throws made / free throws attempted; Off = offensive rebound; Def= defensive rebound; Tot = Total bounces; Pd = assists; Fte: Personal fouls; Int = Intercepts; Bp = Lost bullets; Ct: Counters; Points = Points.