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Chris Mannix: Dario Saric confirms that he will play in Turkey next season. Sounds like he is committed to playing two seasons there. Twitter @ChrisMannixSI

One of the names which are expected to be drafted from Europe is Vasilije Micic. The 20 years old Serbian point guard is expected to leave this summer Mega Vizura, he is arguably the best player of his age in his position and he is also rumored to be a target of Anadolu Efes, like an other big draft prospect, Dario Saric. As he said to Eurohoops during the Eurocamp at Treviso, no matter what happens in the draft, he would like to stay in Europe for the immediate future: “I played four years in Mega and I think now it’s time for the next level. I don’t want to go… to make a big step in my career. I want to go step by step, because always when I tried to make some big steps, I made mistakes. So I think that my next step will be a something in Europe”. EuroHoops.net

June 24, 2014 Updates

The buy out for Saric to Cibona is 1.2 million euros and it will be paid by Efes in three annual installments. This summer the Croatian team will receive 400.000 euros. The same amount (1.2 m. euros) is the NBA out included in the new contract with Efes. As for the player, despite the rumors about a monster deal, his total contract with Anadolu Efes is worth around 2 million euros in total for three seasons according to sources from Turkey. Considering the age of the player, it’s not a bad deal and we have to note that those are net amounts. EuroHoops.net

June 23, 2014 Updates

Nenad Krstic is heading to Anadolu Efes Istanbul, according to source with the knowledge of the situation. The Serbian big man just left CSKA Moscow and will join the Turkish powerhouse. Krstic has played from 2011 to 2014 with CSKA Moscow. Sportando

June 22, 2014 Updates

The Turkish club have also squashed any rumours linking current Memphis Grizzlies point guard Nick Calathes with Anadolu Efes. Calathes is linked with a move back to Europe after failing to impress in the NBA. It was reported that Panathinaikos would be favourites to offer the former Greek international a contract with Anadolu Efes also in the running. "There are some names on the radar of our club and of course transfers are carried out on these names," a statement from the club said. "We want the public to know that in Europe a valuable player Nick Calathes our goal and / or a name that is not the focus of our attention." TalkBasket

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