HoopsHype Galatasaray rumors

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Furkan Aldemir announced on Facebook his decision to leave Galatasaray to join the Philadelphia 76ers. The big man is headed to the NBA to continue his career. "I would like to make a statement about the news concerning my conclusion. Playing in the NBA is one of my greatest dreams, just like all the basketball players. I had some positive conditions to realize this dream in last couple of days. We have considered those conditions with my family and my agent, and we have decided that an experience in USA will be much efficient for my personal career and development. But i just want everyone to know that; during my career in Galatasaray, i always fighted for my team, i made many sacrifices for those colours. Sometimes i played despite my injuries, as my teammates did as well. I just sweat for this club’s success. Sportando

November 19, 2014 Updates
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Galatasaray will likely waive Nolan Smith. The former NBA guard was sent to the Galatasaray young team after a discussion with coach Ergin Ataman (the player apologized on Twitter after the game). Sportando

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Is returning to the NBA something that appeals to you? Carlos Arroyo: I know my age plays against me, I'm 35. If the opportunity arises, I will consider it. We're talking about the best league. Right now I'm focused on Galatasaray, but if something comes out after the tournament I will consider it. HoopsHype

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Furkan Aldemir will continue his career with Galatasaray. The Turkish forward agreed to terms with Galatasaray on a new three-year contract. Aldemir will earn €3.9 millions in three seasons. Sportando

January 29, 2014 Updates

It's been a rough go for Didier Drogba and Turkish giants Galatasaray in recent weeks. But nothing that dinner with NBA star Gary Payton couldn't help fix! Less than 48 hours after a disappointing scoreless draw with Gaziantepspor left Galatasaray 10 points behind Süper Lig leaders Fenerbahce in Turkey, Drogba spent some time with Payton, who was in town conducting a clinic on behalf of the NBA. "Was good to change my mind in this difficult moment," Drogba wrote via Instagram, clearly not wanting Galatasaray supporters to think he was cavorting with Payton. "Thanks to @nba for this great diner yesterday with a Legend...Mr Gary Payton aka #theglove #NBA #sonics #seattle #supersonics #lakers celtics #miamiheat #istanbul #galatasaray #soccer #basketball #istanbul" MLSsoccer.com

November 4, 2013 Updates

Malik Hairston is very close to agreeing with Olimpia Milano to break his over a million USD contract with the Italian team. The American forward will then sign a $450k deal with Galatasaray till June, a source told Sportando. The Turkish powerhouse will not pay any buyout to Olimpia Milano. Sportando

October 28, 2013 Updates

According to Turkish media, Galatasaray agreed to terms with Pops Mensah-Bonsu to replace temporarily Nate Jawai. The British forward has played already in Turkey for coach Ataman. Pops Mensah-Bonsu won the Turkish league in 2012 with Besiktas. Sportando

Pops Mensah-Bonsu is officially a new player of Galatasaray. The British forward returns to Turkey after his succesfull stint with Besiktas with whom he won Eurochallenge, Turkish Cup and TBL. Sportando

September 1, 2013 Updates

Walker Russell has signed a one month contract with Turkish giants Galatasaray. The point-guard, who has last played in Venezuela, has been signed for the absences of Carlos Arroyo, Sinan Guler, Engin Atsur and Ender Arslan, who have to play for their national basketball team. Sportando

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