Basketball: Malcolm Thomas joins Fenerbahce Beko

Turkish club signs deal with US-born player through end of this season

Fatih Erel   | 23.12.2019
Basketball: Malcolm Thomas joins Fenerbahce Beko


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.

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