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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. Boston Globe

November 20, 2013 Updates

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. Sportando

August 2, 2013 Updates

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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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. Sportando

September 13, 2012 Updates

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. Sportando

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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." Basket4Us

January 10, 2012 Updates

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. SI.com

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Kubilay Keceli: Carlos Arroyo offically signs with Besiktas Milangaz expected to be in Istanbul tomorrow afternoon. Twitter

December 23, 2011 Updates

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. Sportando

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