Basketball: Malcolm Thomas joins Fenerbahce Beko
Turkish club signs deal with US-born player through end of this season
Turkish basketball powerhouse Fenerbahce Beko on Monday signed American basketball player Malcolm Thomas to its roster.
The 31-year-old signed a contract with Fenerbahce through the end of this season, the club said in a statement.
Thomas can play in both forward and center positions.
In this season so far, Thomas played 3 matches for China's Shanxi Zhongyu and averaged 15.7 points, 13 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game.
He also played for Maccabi Tel Aviv and Khimki, both part of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.
Fenerbahce Beko so far this season have suffered a disappointing performance in the EuroLeague, racking up only five wins but 10 defeats to land them in 15th place.
- Stimac leaves Fenerbahce
Separately, also on Monday Fenerbahce Beko parted ways with Serbian center Vladimir Stimac.
Stimac had joined the club with a short-term contract for three months at the beginning of this season.
The club decided not to extend his contract, it said in a statement.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.