BIRSEN, JAMES METECAN
Height: 2.03 Born: 6 April, 1995 Nationality: Turkey
2010-11 NIJT STATISTICS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
  G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
Totals 6 1 112:45 37 13/21 3/13 2/3 5 14 19 5 6 9 0 1 13 3 28
Averages 6 1 18:47 6.2 61.9% 23.1% 66.7% 0.8 2.3 3.2 0.8 1 1.5 0 0.2 2.2 0.5 4.7
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
15 at IJT FMP 5:50   0/1                     2   -3
16 vs IJT INSEP 32:49 13 5/9 1/2     5 5 2 3 3     3   12
17 at IJT KK ZAGREB 28:31 8 2/4 1/7 1/2   3 3 1   2   1 5 1 -4
3 Totals 67:10 21 7/14 2/9 1/2 0 8 8 3 3 5 0 1 10 1 5
Average 22:23 7 50% 22.2% 50% 0 2.7 2.7 1 1 1.7 0 0.3 3.3 0.3 1.7
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 at IJT BENETTON BASKET TREVISO 7:17         1 1 2 1   1     1   1
2 at IJT LIETUVOS RYTAS 5:12         1   1               1
3 * vs IJT LOTTOMATICA ROMA 33:06 16 6/7 1/4 1/1 3 5 8 1 3 3     2 2 21
3 Totals 45:35 16 6/7 1/4 1/1 5 6 11 2 3 4 0 0 3 2 23
Average 15:11 5.3 85.7% 25% 100% 1.7 2 3.7 0.7 1 1.3 0 0 1 0.7 7.7
2010-11 NIJT individual rankings
This player is not ranked among the Top 25 in any category.
Career Notes
  • Grew up with Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul (Turkey) juniors.
  • Made his debut with Fenerbahce Ulker during the 2011-12 season.
  • Played there till the 2013-14 championship, also playing with Istanbul BB.
  • Signed for the 2014-15 season by Eskisehir Basket, TBL.
  • Signed for the 2015-16 season by Istanbul BB.
  • Played there also the 2016-17 championship.
  • Signed for the 2017-18 season by Sakarya BB.
  • Signed for the 2018-19 season by Anadolu Efes Istanbul.
Miscellaneous
  • Named 2012 EB Adidas Next Generation Tournament Finals MVP.
  • Won the 2013-14 Turkish National Championship with Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul.
  • Played the 2018 Turkish All Star Game.
  • Has been member of the Turkish U-16, U-18 and U-20 National Team.
  • Won the gold medal at the 2013 European U-18 Championship.
  • Won the gold medal at the 2014 European U-20 Championship.
  • Won the bronze medal at the 2010 European U-16 Championship.
  • Won the bronze medal at the 2015 European U-20 Championship.
  • Played at the 2011 European U-16 Championship.
  • Played at the 2012 European U-18 Championship.
Euroleague
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2013-14 Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul 8 5 0.6 2/5 40 0/2 0 1/2 50 9 3 0 1
Totals 8 5 0.6 2/5 40 0/2 0 1/2 50 9 3 0 1
Averages 8 5 0.6 2/5 40 0/2 0 1/2 50 1.1 0.4 0 0.1
U18
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2010-11 IJT FENERBAHCE ULKER ISTANBUL 6 37 6.2 13/21 61.9 3/13 23.1 2/3 66.7 19 6 5 0
2011-12 IJT FENERBAHCE ULKER 8 139 17.4 37/81 45.7 13/35 37.1 26/45 57.8 57 15 23 0
2012-13 IJT FENERBAHCE ULKER 4 24 6 10/19 52.6 0/10 0 4/8 50 35 14 8 1
Totals 18 200 11.1 60/121 49.6 16/58 27.6 32/56 57.1 111 35 36 1
Averages 18 200 11.1 60/121 49.6 16/58 27.6 32/56 57.1 6.2 1.9 2 0.1
Career Stats
Other Competition
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2011/12  Fenerbahce Ulker 2 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/3 0 0/0 0/0 1 0 0 0
2012/13  Fenerbahce Ulker 6 14 2.3 4/6 66.7 1/3 33.3 3/6 50.0 4 1 2 0
 Istanbul BB 17 88 5.2 30/57 52.6 3/12 25.0 19/31 61.3 61 2 11 2
2013/14  Fenerbahce Ulker 25 107 4.3 25/46 54.3 13/34 38.2 18/29 62.1 47 8 16 1
2014/15  Eskisehir 23 72 3.1 27/52 51.9 4/21 19.0 6/9 66.7 43 6 15 2
2015/16  Istanbul BB 27 121 4.5 32/62 51.6 13/37 35.1 18/31 58.1 81 11 13 2
2016/17  Istanbul BB 22 129 5.9 32/65 49.2 15/45 33.3 20/29 69.0 58 9 14 2
2017/18  Sakarya 25 208 8.3 74/129 57.4 12/70 17.1 24/34 70.6 153 21 49 2