HoopsHype Fenerbahce Ulker rumors

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Midway through the 26-minute interview, Bogdanovic was asked specifically about his status with the Nets. He recounted last summer's flirtation, but didn't mention that Fener had forced his hand by declining tot reduce his NBA buyout. "I was drafted three years ago, before I signed a contract with Fenerbache. I was drafted by the Brooklyn Nets, but at that time, (Neven Spahija, his Croatian national team coach then Fener's coach) called me to stay in Europe for a couple of years or more. NetsDaily

"And this summer, we talk again with the Brooklyn Nets but at that time (current Fener coach Zeljko) Obradovic signed here and I saw many, many [messages of ]support from fans and they sent me a lot of messages and that was along with Obradovic the reason I stay with Fenerbahe. "This is my last year in Fenerbahce last year of the contradt, but in the summer for sure, I will talk to Fenerbahce. My wish is to win some trophies here in Fenerbahce. Especially this year because we have great coach and too many talents and too many good players and If everything goes good, I don't have a reason, maybe, to change teams because I am feeling I am very happy here in Istanbul." NetsDaily

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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

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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

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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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