Alperen Sengun

Alperen Sengun

Height/Weight: 6' 10"/243 lbs
Born: Giresun, Turkey
Draft: 2021 1st round (16th pick) by the
  • Rookie Wire

    NBA Power Rankings: Suns reclaim No. 1 spot after Warriors’ struggles

    Rookie Wire took a look at the NBA through games played on Sunday and ranked each team from worst to first.

  • Houston Chronicle

    When Christian Wood is on his defensive game, Rockets look like different team

    Although Wood is well-regarded for his versatility on offense, his defensive aptitude can get lost in the muck of the Rockets’ NBA-worst defense. Wood leads the Rockets in defensive win shares (1.1) and has the best defensive rating among Rockets players who average at least 19 minutes per game. Wood is such a vital cog in Houston’s switch-everything defense that his mistakes are magnified — but when he plays well, and communicates to help his teammates stick to their assignments, the Rockets lo...

  • San Antonio Express-News

    Reading into Stephen Silas' words about return of Rockets' Alperen Sengun

    To date, for whatever reason, Silas has only seemed to describe Sengun in the manner one would describe any other backup big man playing limited minutes - with guarded praise and expectations. That Silas described how the other Rockets must adjust their games to fit Sengun's presence was encouraging for my prediction. Kevin Porter Jr. and Jalen Green If the Rockets are needing to stagger Porter and Green, it lends support to the belief that perhaps Porter is best suited coming off the bench as a...