Bobby Brown is unlikely to join Turkish team Besiktas, according to sources. The American guard spent the last two years in China and was now talking with the Turkish team to finish the season in TBL. Brown would have replaced Chris Lofton who is on his way to leave Besiktas after two seasons. Brown ended the season in China averaging 31.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 6.3 assists in 41 games.
Doron Perkins is main target of Besiktas for the second part of the season. Besiktas head coach Ahmet Kandemir told Basketdergisi the future of Doron Perkins will be decided in the next hours. Bestikas head coach added that Nate Wolters is the B Plan for Besiktas. Wolters was waived by the Bucks a few days ago.
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have waived guard John Holland. Holland, who was signed by San Antonio on Sept. 25, did not appear in either of the Spurs first two preseason games. San Antonio’s roster now stands at 18.
Besiktas Integral Forex is very close to sign American swingman John Holland. The player is coming from San Antonio Spurs camp. Last season with Gravelines in France he averaged 10.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game.
Besiktas Integral Forex is very close to sign American swingman John Holland. The player is coming from San Antonio Spurs camp.
Panathinaikos expressed interest in Wright but at the end of the day they decided to look for a more inside player. Wright received also a 200k offer from Besiktas but that deal fell through because the two sides did not reach an agreement on certain details. Right now Wright is still a free-agent and he’s waiting for the right offer to come.
Celtics director of player personnel Austin Ainge trots around the globe as part of his international scouting duties, and he swung by Istanbul earlier this month to check in on Colton Iverson, whom the Celtics acquired in the second round of the 2013 draft. The 7-foot Iverson is playing with Besiktas of the Turkish League, and in 18 games, he’s averaging 6.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists over 17.3 minutes per game.
Besiktas is set to announce Sundiata Gaines. The American point guard spent last season in China with Fujian averaging 19.1ppg, 6.8rpg and 4.7apg.
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.
Can Pelister: Besiktas signed 2-year contract with #Celtics draftee Colton Iverson. Includes NBA out after this season… Wise move.
Galatasaray lost Henry Domercant indefinitely. The player torn his ACL as showed by the MRI. The Turkish powerhouse is not on the market looking for his replacement. The hottest name, according to Ismail Senol, is Carlos Arroyo but for his transfer, Galatasaray has to pay a buyout to Besiktas.
Carlos Arroyo would love to return to Besiktas Istanbul, according to Milliyet. The Puerto Rican PG didn’t get any NBA offer and is still free agent. In the last days he requested a smaller salary to sign with the Turkish champions compared to the contract he asked when last season ended.
Do you think about making a career in Europe or is it your goal to return to the NBA? Adam Morrison: I don’t know. Who knows what will happen in the NBA in the future, who knows what will happen in Europe… I’ll take it year by year.
Hedo Turkoglu on Deron Williams having his jersey retired by Besiktas: “Maybe that was too much. Don’t get me wrong, he’s a great player, I respect his game but Besiktas should have done it with some Turkish players before him… He’s the best player ever come to Turkey.”
Adam Morrison has signed a one-year deal with Turkish team Besiktas, his agent Brad Ames told SI.com. The former Gonzaga star who came close to retiring last year before his hoops revival had been let out of his deal with Serbia’s Red Star Belgrade in late November. But sources close to him said his best shot at returning to the NBA fell through when Grizzlies forward Darrell Arthur tore his ACL and the team sought another big man instead of a perimeter threat. They ultimately traded for Philadelphia center Marreese Speights last week, and Morrison was forced to continue rediscovering his game overseas.
Adam Morrison and Besiktas reached an agreement until the end of the season. Former Gonzaga standout will land in Istanbul soon.
Sam Amick: Source says Adam Morrison is close to signing a deal with Besiktas. Likely to be done tomorrow.
Can Pelister: If Kemp undergo surgery, Besiktas Milangaz might be sign Bostjan Nachbar, sources says. @hoopshype @SportandoBasket
Kubilay Keceli: Carlos Arroyo offically signs with Besiktas Milangaz expected to be in Istanbul tomorrow afternoon.
Besiktas agreed to terms with Carlos Arroyo. The Puerto Rican PG was free agent and is expected to join his new team from December 27th. Milangaz, the sponsor of Besiktas, approved his contract and gave the ok to finalize the deal.
Can Pelister: BREAKING: Carlos Arroyo has agreed to 6 month, $780.000 deal with Besiktas Milangaz, sources says.