Mehmet Okur father of new baby boyPosted by Inside Hoops
Utah Jazz center Mehmet Okur and his wife, Yeliz, welcomed the couple’s second child, a baby boy - Yigit Mehmet Okur (21 inches; 8 lbs., 2 oz.) early this morning in Salt Lake City. Memo, Yeliz, daughter Melisa, and new addition Yigit are all doing well.
Okur, who left the team in Oakland to be with his wife for the birth, will miss tonight’s Jazz game at Golden State.
Okur this season is averaging 12.4 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game, shooting 43.5% from the field.
The 34-19 Jazz are currently the no.3 seed in the Western conference.