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Hidayet Turkoglu and Turkish national team didn’t met the expectations in Eurobasket 2013, however Orlando’s forward can have the chance to turn the tables in the upcoming season by becoming a member of the biggest basketball project in his home country, Fenerbahce/ Ulker. As Mirsad Turkcan, the team manager, told to Eurohoops in Koper, Slovenia, it’s not easy, but the contacts between the two sides are still ongoing: “We already completed the team. The roster is completed with the only possible exception the case of Turkoglu. At this point he is locked in Orlando, if he gets released, he will maybe want to come back. He is my friend, he is a very big player, but he still has a contract. We need to fix a lot of things in order to get him and I don’t think it will be easy. You never know what will happen. We are already speaking about it the last two or three weeks, it’s not done yet and it’s not easy”. EuroHoops.net

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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

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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Tofas Bursa announced the signing of Marcus Denmon. The guard, selected by the Spurs with the 59th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, spent last season with Chalon averaging 12.9ppg in 20 games. Sportando

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Boston Celtics draft pick Colton Iverson signed a one-year deal with Besiktas of the Turkish League, a source with knowledge of the situation told MassLive.com early Friday morning. The team issued a press release announcing the Iverson signing last week but nothing was official at that time. Booth Newspapers

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Hidayet Turkoglu: I've been in the NBA for 13 years and the only European who's been in the league longer than I have is Nowitzki. I have one more goal in the NBA, which is to enter the 1,000-game club.. I'm very close to that goal. After I accomplish my goal, I'll either play in Fenerbahce (which I'm a big fan of) or play in Anadolu Efes, which helped me get where I am today as a player. I get a lot of messages from Fenerbahce fans but first I have to get through this period. After the hard part is over, I think I'll enjoy making that decision. Ajansspor.com

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