Ersan Ilyasova
Ersan Ilyasova
32-Year-Old ForwardF
Milwaukee Bucks
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Following stints in Detroit, Orlando, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Philadelphia (again), Ilyasova returned to Milwaukee last season, reuniting with the organization that drafted him back in 2005. Appearing in 67 games, Ilyasova averaged 6.8 points and 4.5 rebounds in just over 18 minutes per game. Ilyasova took on a smaller role than he had in Philadelphia and Atlanta a year prior, but he was a key bench piece for the league's best regular-season team. While many of Ilyasova's contributions don't register in the box score -- he's arguably the best pure charge-taker in NBA history -- he's a dependable three-point shooter (36.3% 3PT) who attacks the glass and defends aggressively in the halfcourt. Entering his age-32 season, Ilyasova will likely hold a similar role to last season, meaning he does not project to be particularly relevant in most fantasy leagues. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, $21 million contract with the Bucks in July of 2018.
Personal Bio

Ersan Ilyasova was born in Uzbekistan in 1987, the son of Iraliye and Enver. He'd move to Turkey in his teenage years, and grew up playing for the Ulker Spor Kulubu Istanbul Youth Team. In 2004-05, Ilyasova played for Ulker in the Turkish Basketball League, averaging 3.9 points and 3.5 rebounds per 12.3 minutes of play. He moved to FC Barcelona in 2007, where he played a combined 44 EuroLeague games over the ensuing two seasons, improving his points per game average from 6.1 points per game in 2007-08 to 10.5 points per game the next year. Internationally, Ilyasova has represented Turkey at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, making three appearances and averaging 16 points and 9.3 rebounds. He also played for host Turkey at the 2010 FIBA World Championships, losing in the final to the United States. You can follow Ilyasova on Twitter @ErSova7 and on Instagram @Ersanilyasova7.

College/International Summary

Ilyasova began his basketball career in the second division of the Turkish League in 2003-04 while playing for Yesilyurt. The following season, he moved up to Turkish Basketball League and played for Ulkerspor where he compiled 4.5 points and 3.2 rebounds in 11 games as a 18-year-old. Ilyasova played two years for the Milwaukee Bucks before returning to Europe in 2007 to play for FC Barcelona of the Liga ACB. He helped the team win the league championship in 2009 with 10.7 points and 7.6 rebounds over 32 games. Ilyasova has also represented Turkey in international competition. In 2006, he was named the MVP of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship and helped his country win the silver medal.

Moves back to bench
FMilwaukee Bucks
March 9, 2020
Ilyasova finished with two points (1-2 FG, 0-1 3Pt), five rebounds, an assist and a steal across 16 minutes during Monday's 109-95 loss to the Nuggets.
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Ilyasova went scoreless in 15 minutes as a starter in Sunday's loss to the Suns and wasn't much better Monday despite Milwaukee holding out several players for rest or injury. Even if the Bucks continue resting players down the stretch, Ilyasova is unlikely to capture a major role.
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2006

After playing professionally in his home country of Turkey, Ilyasova was selected by the Bucks with the 36th overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft. He was subsequently assigned to the D-League's Tulsa 66ers for the entire 2005-06 season, where he averaged 12.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 28.2 minutes. He was called up for the 2006-07 season, where the 19-year-old averaged 6.1 points and 2.9 rebounds in 14.7 minutes across 66 appearances, including 14 starts. His best performance of the year was during a nine-point loss to Chicago on Jan. 17. In 31 minutes, Ilyasova posted 22 points (7-14 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 4-6 FT), nine rebounds, one assist and one steal. That was one of Ilyasova's two performances with 20-plus points and one of his two games with nine rebounds. Under head coaches Terry Stotts (23-41) and Larry Krystkowiak (5-13), the Bucks went 28-54 and missed the playoffs.

2007

After spending one year with the Bucks, Ilyasova signed a two-year deal with FC Barcelona of the Spanish ACB. During the 2007-08 season, he averaged 6.9 points and 4.3 rebounds across 17.4 minutes during the 62 games (22 starts) he appeared in. He had his best game of the season on Apr. 1 against Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv. Ilyasova started and played 33 minutes, posting 21 points (8-12 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 1-2 FT), nine rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal. That marked one of his two games with at least 20 points. He also had four games with at least 10 rebounds.

2008

The 2008-09 season marked Ilyasova's second overseas with FC Barcelona. He improved nearly all of his numbers from the year prior, averaging 10.0 points and 6.8 rebounds across 21.3 minutes per game. He also shot 47.7 percent from the field and 42.9 percent from beyond the arc, making 1.3 triples per contest. Ilyasova's best performance of the season occurred Feb. 12 against ALBA Berlin. In 26 minutes as a starter, he posted 30 points (10-17 FG, 6-7 3Pt, 4-4 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks. His season highs stood at, respectively, 30 points, 15 rebounds, four assists, four steals, three blocks and six made threes.

2009

The 2009-10 season marked Ilyasova's first back in the NBA after spending two years overseas with FC Barcelona. He appeared in 81 games for the Bucks, drawing 31 starts and averaging 10.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 23.4 minutes. He also ranked 14th in defensive rating (101.8) and had the 10th-lowest turnover percentage (8.2) in the league. Ilyasova's best performance of the season was Feb. 19 in a six-point victory over the Pistons. Across 33 minutes, he posted 16 points (6-6 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-6 FT), 12 rebounds, three assists and three steals without committing a turnover. That performance marked one of Ilyasova's 11 double-doubles. The Bucks, under head coach Scott Skiles, finished the season 46-36 and lost in the first round of the playoffs to the Hawks. In the series, Ilyasova averaged 9.7 points and 7.6 rebounds across 22.4 minutes.

2010

Ilyasova played 60 games during the 2010-11 season, starting a career-high 34. He averaged 9.5 points and 6.1 rebounds in 25.1 minutes. He shot 43.6 percent from the field, 29.8 percent from three and 89.4 percent from the charity stripe. He also owned a defensive rating of 100.9, which was the 15th-best in the league. Arguably his best game of the season was Jan. 28 during a six-point victory over the Raptors. In 34 minutes, he posted 25 points (9-10 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 5-5 FT), seven rebounds, three steals, two blocks and one assist. That marked one of his four performances with at least 20 points. Ilyasova also racked up eight double-doubles. Under head coach Scott Skiles, the Bucks finished the season 35-47 and did not make the playoffs.

2011

Ilyasova played all but six games during the lockout-shortened season, and he started a career-high 41 contests. In 27.6 minutes per game, he averaged career highs in points (13.0), rebounds (8.8) and assists (1.2). Ilyasova also ranked 16th in the NBA in total rebound percentage (17.6), second in three-point percentage (45.5), 10th in offensive rating (117.8) and 12th in win shares per 48 minutes (.185). Arguably his best game of the season took place Mar. 7 during a two-point loss to the Bulls. In 43 minutes, Ilyasova posted 32 points (14-18 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 10 rebounds, one assist and one block. That marked one of his two thirty-point games and one of his 20 double-doubles. Under head coach Scott Skiles, the Bucks finished 31-35 and did not make the playoffs.

2012

In 2012-2013, Ilyasova averaged a career-high 13.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and a career-high 1.6 assists while shooting 46.2 percent from the floor and 44.4 percent from three. His mark from beyond the arc ranked fourth in the NBA, and he was also great at taking care of the basketball, finishing seventh in lowest turnover percentage (7.9) His strongest performance came in an eight-point win against the Sixers on Jan. 22. He scored 27 points on 58.8 percent shooting, grabbed 16 rebounds, nabbed three steals, dished two assists and blocked the ball once. Ilyasova and the Bucks made the playoffs with a 38-44 record and played the Heat in the first round. Ilyasova's best game of the postseason came in a 13-point Game 3 loss, when he scored 15 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished four assists, collected three steals and blocked one shot in 33 minutes.

2013

Ilyasova had injuries begin in the preseason when he was sidelined with a severely sprained ankle. The ankle would continue to hamper him throughout the year, eventually leading to him being shut down with 12 games remaining. Ultimately, Ilyasova appeared in 55 games (47 starts). He averaged 11.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 26.9 minutes. He shot 40.9 percent from the field, 28.2 percent from three and 82.3 percent from the charity stripe. Arguably his best game of the season took place on Mar. 3 during a 26-point victory over the Jazz. Ilyasova recorded 31 points (13-14 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT), five rebounds, two steals and one block in 30 minutes. He accumulated seven games with at least 20 points, 11 games with at least 10 rebounds, three games with at least three steals and eight games with at least one block. He also pitched in eight double-doubles. Under head coach Larry Drew, the Bucks finished 15-67 and did not make the playoffs.

2014

Ilyasova appeared in 58 games for the Bucks in 2014-15, starting 36. He played 22.7 minutes per game, averaging 11.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.0 assist. He also shot 47.2 percent from the field, 38.9 percent from three and 64.5 percent from the charity stripe. Ilyasova's best performance of the season occurred Mar. 26 during a four-point victory over the Pacers. In 36 minutes, he recorded 34 points (12-14 FG, 5-6 3Pt, 5-6 FT), six rebounds, two assists and two steals. Ilyasova had seven performances with at least 20 points, six double-doubles, 27 performances with at least one steal and 17 performances with at least one block. He also drilled at least three triples on 11 occasions. Under head coach Jason Kidd, the Bucks finished 41-41 and lost to the Bulls in six games during the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. In the postseason, Ilyasova averaged 8.7 points and 3.8 rebounds across 23.7 minutes. His best playoff effort was during a Game 1 loss, where he posted 15 points (6-14 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 2-4 FT), three rebounds, three assists and two steals across 32 minutes.

2015

Ilyasova began the 2015-16 season as a member of the Pistons. He appeared in 52 games (all starts) for Detroit and averaged 11.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 27.6 minutes. Then, he was traded to the Magic in mid-February. With Orlando, he appeared in 22 games (four starts), averaging 8.1 points and 5.5 rebounds across 20.3 minutes. Though he played on two different teams, Ilyasova was an excellent three-point shooter at home, drilling 40.5 percent of the 121 attempts he took in a home arena. Arguably his best performance of the season occurred Mar. 1 during a 13-point loss to the Mavericks. In 31 minutes, Ilyasova recorded 22 points (7-10 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 6-7 FT), 10 rebounds and two steals. It was one of his six outings with at least 20 points and one of his four double-doubles. Ilyasova also racked up 31 games with two or more made threes. Under head coach Scott Skiles, the Magic finished the season 35-47 and did not make the playoffs.

2016

It's rare to see an NBA player log a full 82-game season when he splits the campaign between three different teams, but Ilyasova managed that impressive feat in the 2016-17 campaign. The long-time Milwaukee Buck began the season in Oklahoma City before being dealt to Philadelphia just days into the season. He finished the year in Atlanta. As has been the case through his career, Ilyasova was his usual productive self no matter where he played. In his first 41 games with the Sixers, Ilyasova scored in double figures a whopping 38 times. He scored 20 or more points eight times during that span, including back-to-back 23-point efforts against Memphis on Dec. 6 and New Orleans on Dec. 8. Ilyasova made his Atlanta debut on Feb. 24 and played in each of their remaining 26 regular-season games. During that span, he averaged 10.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 1.7 assists. He also suited up in all six of Atlanta's postseason games. Ilyasova's best performance of the series was a nine-point, nine-rebound effort in Game 1 against Washington on April 16.

2017

Ilyasova began the season with the Hawks. He appeared in 46 games with Atlanta, drawing 40 starts and averaging 10.9 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 25.5 minutes. He was waived by the team in late February, and the 76ers picked him up soon after. Ilyasova proceeded to appear in 23 regular-season games with the 76ers, making three starts and averaging 10.8 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists across 24.1 minutes. He had his best performance of the season Dec. 9 while a member of the Hawks. During a seven-point win over the Magic, Ilyasova posted 26 points (9-9 FG, 5-5 3Pt, 3-5 FT), four assists and three rebounds across 28 minutes. That was one of Ilyasova's 11 efforts with 20-plus points. He also accumulated seven double-doubles. The 76ers finished the season 52-30, defeating the Heat in the first round of the playoffs before losing to the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. In the playoffs, Ilyasova saw 23.3 minutes per game and averaged 9.3 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists. His best postseason performance was during a Game 3 loss to Boston, where he posted 14 points (4-9 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 4-4 FT), seven rebounds, two assists and one block across 27 minutes.

2018

After a three-year absence from Milwaukee, Ilyasova returned to his first and longest-tenured NBA team. The Bucks, with new head coach Mike Budenholzer at the helm, improved significantly during Ilyasova's return. Ilyasova left following the 2014-15 season in which the Bucks went 41-41. In 2018-19, the Bucks were an Eastern-Conference-best 60-22. Ilyasova averaged 6.8 points and 4.5 rebounds on 43.8 percent shooting from the field. Ilyasova is known in Milwaukee as a team player who is willing to sacrifice his body for the team. He demonstrated this by taking 51 charges during the season, leading the league. Ilyasova's best game of the season occurred during Milwaukee's first regular-season game against Toronto. He led the team to victory with 19 points, 10 rebounds and two assists. Ilyasova played in all of Milwaukee's playoff games across all three rounds. Ilyasova's best game came in Game 2 against Toronto. He scored 17 points, grabbed three rebounds, passed for two assists, and nabbed two steals in the Bucks win.

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Transaction History
  • June 28, 2005
    Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (36th pick) of the 2005 NBA Draft.
  • November 13, 2005
    Assigned to the Tulsa 66ers of the G-League.
  • April 17, 2006
    Recalled from the Tulsa 66ers of the G-League.
  • June 11, 2015
    Traded by the Milwaukee Bucks to the Detroit Pistons for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams.
  • February 16, 2016
    Traded by the Detroit Pistons with Brandon Jennings to the Orlando Magic for Tobias Harris.
  • June 23, 2016
    Traded by the Orlando Magic with Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Serge Ibaka.
  • November 1, 2016
    Traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder with a protected 2020 first-round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jerami Grant.
  • February 22, 2017
    Traded by the Philadelphia 76ers with a 2017 second-round draft pick to the Atlanta Hawks for Tiago Splitter, a 2017 second-round draft pick and a 2017 second-round draft pick.
  • July 21, 2017
    Signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks
  • February 26, 2018
    Waived by the Atlanta Hawks.
  • February 28, 2018
    Signed a rest-of-season contract with the Philadelphia 76ers
  • July 16, 2018
    Signed a three-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks.
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Between Atlanta and Philadelphia, Ilyasova appeared in 69 games last season, averaging 25.1 minutes per game. He continued to be a consistent source of points, threes and rebounds. Since 2014-15, Ilyasova has posted at least 10.4 points, 1.3 threes and 4.8 rebounds per game. New coach Mike Budenholzer, who coached Ilyasova for 46 games last season, has a several directions he can take the starting lineup, which could allow the 31-year-old to start at power forward from Day 1. Even if Ilyasova comes off the bench, he should be a lock for sixth-man minutes in the frontcourt. While Ilyasova doesn't rein in as many rebounds as he used to, the veteran is still a candidate for some big games, as he recorded 10 games with at least 10 rebounds last season, plus 11 games with at least 20 points.
Ilyasova bounced around between three different teams in 2016-17, including the 76ers, Thunder and Hawks. With the Hawks specifically, he took part in 26 games (12 starts), posting averages of 10.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.2 three-pointers across 24.3 minutes. It was slightly less playing time than what he saw with Philadelphia earlier in the year, but that wasn't a huge surprise considering the move to a playoff contender. The Hawks liked what they saw in his short stay and opted to bring him back on a one-year, $6 million contract as a veteran mentor for the upcoming season. The Hawks are heading into a rebuild and no longer have Paul Millsap, Tim Hardaway Jr. or Dwight Howard, which is going to open a ton of looks on the offensive side of the ball. Ilyasova, the current favorite to start at power forward, is certainly expected to benefit, as he's already an established scorer. Ilyasova shot 36 percent from deep with the Hawks last season and has the capability to stretch the floor, so with an opportunity to play a much bigger role overall, his value should be on the rise. However, the fact that the offensive distribution is so unclear heading into the season, Ilyasova still brings plenty of risk. The Hawks also may throw some younger guys into the fire later in the season in an attempt to quicken their development, with a guy like first-round pick and fellow power forward John Collins coming to mind, which could come at the expense of Ilyasova. He should still see his numbers across the box score trend upwards, but Fantasy owners will need to consider the risks of him playing on a rebuilding team.
The Pistons acquired Ilyasova from the Bucks last summer with the belief that he’d provide more spacing alongside center Andre Drummond, but that plan didn’t exactly work out as the team intended. While Ilyasova was able to clear up the low block for Drummond on the offensive end, the Turkish power forward was quite inefficient with his shooting in 52 games with the team, knocking down a respectable 36.3 percent of his attempts from downtown, but only 42.5 percent of his overall shots. The Pistons elected to cut bait with Ilyasova by midseason, trading him to Magic in February and getting a new frontcourt partner for Drummond (Tobias Harris) back as part of their haul. Despite his past experience playing under Magic coach Scott Skiles during his days with the Bucks, Ilyasova saw his role decline while Orlando embraced a rebuild and finished the season with averages of 10.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.3 three-pointers and 0.9 assists across 25.4 minutes per game over his two stops. The Magic clearly didn’t view him as part of their future plans and dealt him to the Thunder on draft day in June. Now on his fourth team in three years, it appears Ilyasova isn’t much of a valued commodity these days, but he’ll still have a good chance at opening the season in a starting role now that Serge Ibaka is in Orlando. That said, the Thunder will likely take a committee approach to the power forward spot, with Ilyasova at risk of ceding heavy minutes to the likes of Enes Kanter, Joffrey Lauvergne and Domantas Sabonis. Don’t be surprised if Ilyasova notices another role reduction as the season progresses.
Ilyasova spent the first seven seasons of his career playing for the Bucks before getting traded to the Pistons this summer in a salary dump. Coach Stan Van Gundy and general manager Jeff Bower had Ilyasova targeted as a potential trade candidate when they first took over the Pistons front office last summer, so when he became available for the sack of forgotten dreams that was the unguaranteed contracts of Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, the Pistons brain trust jumped at the opportunity to bring Ilyasova to the team. Van Gundy had a similar player to Ilyasova when he coached Ryan Anderson with the Magic. Anderson went from being a situational player to a starter under Van Gundy, and Ilyasova may be able to find the same consistency with SVG as his coach. Ilyasova will be playing next to arguably the most exciting young center in the league in Andre Drummond, a developing paint presence who will help Ilysaova earn lots of open looks from deep. For his career, Ilyasova has averaged 10.7 points, 0.9 three-pointers, 6.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.4 blocks in 24 minutes per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 37 percent from three, and 78 percent from the line. As the starting power forward for the Pistons, he should be able to approach 28-32 mpg, which would improve his counting stats and help make him relevant in standard leagues. If you're looking for help in three-pointers in the last couple rounds of a standard draft, Ilyasova has good upside this season and is well worth a late-round pick.
Coming off of a difficult year marred by nagging injuries, Ilyasova will look to re-solidify himself as a starting-caliber power forward. The 27-year-old endured arguably his worst NBA season in 2013-14, averaging 11.2 points and 6.2 rebounds while shooting just 41 percent from the field and a career-low 28 percent from beyond the arc. His injuries began in the preseason when he was sidelined with a severely sprained ankle. The ankle would continue to hamper him throughout the year, eventually leading to him being shut down with 12 games remaining. With a full summer to recover, the ankle issues should be a thing of the past. The question now is: how does Ilyasova factor into the Bucks' future? The selection of Jabari Parker in June's draft seems to make Ilyasova more expendable than ever, and it's no secret the Bucks wouldn't mind getting the $24.2 million he's owed over the next three seasons off the books. In all likelihood, Ilyasova will open the season as the starting power forward – assuming Jason Kidd views Parker as a small forward – and he'll compete with Khris Middleton and John Henson for minutes. If a team puts forth an intriguing trade offer, though, Ilyasova could find himself playing elsewhere at some point this season.
Ilyasova's 2012-13 campaign was a tale of two halves. He was a massive disappointment for the first half of the season, averaging just 11.2 points (44 percent from the field, 76 percent from the line), 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 three-pointers made before the All-Star break. With a coaching change and some added confidence, Ilyasova managed to finish the season strong, averaging 17.2 points (49 percent from the field, 87 percent from the line), 9.0 rebounds and 1.7 three-pointers made after the All-Star break. While this certainly makes his 2013-14 outlook harder to gauge, a shift in the backcourt lineup from Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis to Brandon Knight and O.J. Mayo will undoubtedly change they dynamics of the Bucks offense, allowing more chances for Ilyasova to shine, if he makes most of his opportunities. With young forward John Henson making his presence known in the roster, Ilyasova may see his minutes cut if he does not impress right from the get-go. Regardless, he is still likely be a solid fantasy contributor this coming season.
Raise your hand if you won your fantasy basketball league and had Ilyasova on your team. The forward from Turkey capitalized on injuries to other Bucks frontcourt players to breakout in 2011-12, shooting 45 percent from 3-point range while averaging 13.0 points and 8.8 rebounds in just 27.6 minutes per game. He finished second in voting for the league�s Most Improved Player award. Ilyasova has shown flashes of promise plenty of times throughout his career. When finally given an extended look last season, he seemed to display real improvement, and not just a player getting more minutes. He shot six percentage points better from the field and 16 percentage points better from 3-point range, relative to the previous season. Ilyasova emerged from a crowded forward rotation mid-season and averaged 16.1 points and 9.1 rebounds in 30.1 minutes per game after the All-Star break. Ilyasova was in the final year of a deal before becoming an unrestricted free agent, so there is an argument out there that he was more motivated to play for a new contract. Ilyasova will be the team�s primary option in the frontcourt, but the team will continue to be lead by Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis in the backcourt.
Ilyasova is a versatile forward who rebounds hard and can shoot from the perimeter, but with a lot of forwards on the Bucks’ roster deserving of playing time, his minutes will likely be capped at around 25 per game. As such, he’s more of a guy to keep an eye on than a guy to consider late in drafts.
Observant fantasy owners and NBA fans will know now, if they didn't already before, that last year wasn't Ilyasova's first in the NBA. The 6-10 Turk was actually selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (36th overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft, at which point he went on to play 46 games Bucks' D-League team. Ilyasova then played 66 games with the Bucks in the 2006-07 season before going to play for FC Barcelona. He showed in his original NBA go-around largely what he showed last year, too (if slightly more refined in the latter case): an intriguing blend of big man skills and shooting ability. Per 36 minutes, Ilyasova averaged 9.8 rebounds and 1.5 threes last season. That's not a combination you're likely to find among many other players. Only problem is, he was only able to net about 23 minutes per contest. Nor is that likely to change this season: with the acquisitions of Drew Gooden at the four and Corey Maggette at the three, Ilyasova's chance of crossing the 30-minute threshold is slim. If he does, though, he certainly profiles as a decent player at the end of a roster.
Ilyasova played the last two seasons in Europe, but is still just 22 years old. He’s been drawing favorable reviews while playing with the Turkish national team this summer and could provide the Bucks will some scoring help. His defense will be a bit lacking, but he can make up for it with his offense.
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Starting in place of Giannis
FMilwaukee Bucks
March 8, 2020
Ilyasova will start Sunday's game against Phoenix, Zora Stephenson of Fox Sports Wisconsin reports.
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Not part of rotation
FMilwaukee Bucks
March 4, 2020
Ilyasova (coach's decision) didn't see the floor during Wednesday's 119-100 win over the Pacers.
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Draws spot start
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February 10, 2020
Ilyasova is starting at power forward Monday against the Kings.
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Puts up nine points in spot start
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January 29, 2020
Ilyasova registered nine points (3-7 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, two assists and two steals across 21 minutes in Tuesday's 151-131 win over the Wizards.
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January 28, 2020
Ilyasova will move into the starting lineup Tuesday against the Wizards with Giannis Antetokounmpo (shoulder) out, Matt Velazquez of the Journal Sentinel reports.
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