HoopsHype Fenerbahce Ulker rumors
Linas Kleiza signed with Fenerbahce Ulker in the offseason, returning to Europe after a four-year deal with the Toronto Raptors. Kleiza said he has no interest in returning to the NBA after being amnestied by the Toronto Raptors in July. RealGM
Can Pelister: Bojan Bogdanovic and Fenerbahce Ulker still in talks on a new contract extension, a source close to team tells @TrendBasket. Twitter @canpelister
Can Pelister: Bogdanovic side wants to reduce NBA buy-out and more money in new contract. Fener refused to reduce buy-out, team sources tells. Twitter @canpelister
One of Bosnia's all-time greats,, now working with the front office of Fenerbahce in Istanbul, told a Bosnian newspaper Sunday that the Turkish team will continue to pursue Mirza Teletovic after failing to recruit him this summer. NetsDaily
Damir Mrsic, who played for Fener, said he had contacted Teletovic but that the "transfer" didn't work out. He told the interviewer that he believes "It would be great for both for him and for his family" to join Fener which has hired Europe's top coach, Zeljko Obradovic this summer and signed some of Europe's top players. Mrsic said the team, rebuffed by Teletovic, will continue to pursue him. "We did not give up the desire to bring Mirza to Fenerbahce Ulker. " However, a Turkish blogger reports that Teletovic's agent has denied the reports. NetsDaily
Royce Young: NBA announces preseason kicks off October 5th in Istanbul (not Constantinople) when the Thunder take on Fenerbahce Ulker. Twitter @EyeOnBasketball
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