Jazz's Kanter officially named to Turkey's EuroBasket roster
Published: September 9, 2011 06:28PM
Updated: July 5, 2011 04:54PM
Junior National Select Team's Terrence Jones defends against World Select Team's Enes Kanter (11), of Turkey, in the first quarter during the Nike Hoop Summit Saturday, April 10, 2010, in in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Jazz center Enes Kanter has officially been named to Turkey's 2011 EuroBasket roster.

Kanter will join Hedo Turkoglu (Orlando), Omer Asik (Chicago), Semih Erden (Cleveland) and Ersan Ilyasova (Milwaukee) on the team.

The tournament is scheduled August 31-September 18 in Lithuania. If Kanter plays, it could mark his first significant 5-on-5 action in more than a year.

Jazz center Mehmet Okur is not listed on Turkey's roster.

Brian T. Smith
Twitter: @tribjazz