Erkam Kiris


Position: Power Forward

City: Salamanca, Spain

Year: 2021-22

Erkam Kiris, 6’9″ Turkish Power Forward from Davis & Elkins College NCAA DII, signed in Spain’s Liga EBA for the 2021-22 season. Erkam Kiris attended the EuroProBasket European Summer League this June in order to gain exposure from teams in Europe. He was raised in one fo the most recognized basketball clubs in Europe, Anadolu Efes. Erkam moved to the United States to pursue an education and playing career in the US university system. He began his journey at the University of Texas at Arlingon NCAA D1. He later transferred to Midland College in 2017 which competes in the NJCAA D1. He completed his collegiate career at Davis & Elkins college NCAA D2.

Erkam Kiris decided to attend EuroProBasket in order to give himself the best opportunity to be signed to his next team in Europe. During his time in the European Summer League in June of 2021, he managed to average 16.25 points, 10.3 rebounds, with 1.7 blocks while shooting 56 percent from two. Due to a solid performance in the summer league, Erkam Kiris received offers from multiple teams in Spain. He went on a tryout in Barcelona and later opted to sign a contract in with a Liga EBA team located in Salamanca, Spain.

General info

Born: March 22nd 1998
Nationality: Turkey (Bosman B)
Height: 6’9″ – 205cm
Previous Team: EuroProBasket’s European Summer League 2021
University: Davis & Elkins College NCAA DII 2018-20

Previous experience

June 2021: EuroProBasket’s European Summer League – 4 Games, 16 pts, 10.3 rebs, 56% 2pt, 30% 3pt
2020-21: Conspur Bezana Liga EBA Spain – 5 Games, 15 mins, 5.5 pts, 6 rebs
2019-20: Davis & Elkins College NCAA DII – 25 Games, 15.4 pts, 6.9 rebs, 1.6 asts, 50.3% 2pt, 29.8% 3pt
2018-19: Davis & Elkins College NCAA DII – 27 Games, 4.9 pts, 3.9 rebs, 0.6 asts, 38.3% 2pt, 32% 3pt
2017-18: Midland College NJCAA D1
2016-17: University of Texas at Arlingon NCAA DI
20012-16: Anadolu Efes Youth Teams

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