Hawks’ Ilyasova to Sixers once buyout complete

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ErsanIlyasova played 53 games for the Philadelphia 76ers last season and is expected to head back to The City of Brotherly Love.

The 6-foot-10, 235 pound Ilyasova is averaging 10.9 points 5.5 rebounds, 11.1 assists and 1.0 steals in 46 games (40 starts) for the Hawks in 25.5 minutes per game this season. He shot 45.9 percent from the floor, including 35.9 percent from 3, and 80.0 percent from the free-throw line.

The 30-year-old native of Turkey, now in his 11th NBA season, carries career averages of 11.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists, while shooting 44.3 percent from the field, including 36.6 percent from beyond the arc, and 77.2 percent from the line in 24.5 minutes per game.