Scottie Wilbekin is cleared to join Fenerbahce

2022-06-25 06:48
Credit: imago images/Jan Huebner-Scanpix
Credit imago images/Jan Huebner-Scanpix

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul solved the buy-out issue with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv for the transfer of Scottie Wilbekin, according to Yagiz Sabuncuoglu.

Now, Wilbekin is set to sign a deal with the Turkish champions.

The 29-year-old guard had 1 year left on his contract with Maccabi but he didn't have a release clause, meaning that it had to be negotiated with Maccabi.

3-pointers this season

Points made: 7,5
Accuracy: 32,7%
Place in standings: 16
Record max: 15
Record min: 3
Most made 3FGs: Marko Guduric

Wilbekin has represented the Israeli powerhouse since 2018. Throughout his stint in Tel Aviv, he became the three-time Israeli League champion (2019, 2020, 2021).

Scottie Wilbekin was hands down one of the main factors for the great final part of the last EuroLeague regular season for Maccabi.

The American-Turkish athlete averaged 15.4 points, 2.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 15.1 PIR over 35 matches during the past EuroLeague campaign.

Current roster

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul

Position Player Status
PG Ismet Akpinar (story) Signed until 2023
SG Melih Mahmutoglu (story) Signed until 2024
SG Sehmus Hazer Signed until 2024
SF Marko Guduric Signed until 2023
SF Dyshawn Pierre Signed until 2023 +1
SF/PF Metecan Birsen Signed until 2023 + 1
PF Achille Polonara Signed until 2023 +1
PF/C Samet Geyik (story) Signed until 2023
C Devin Booker Signed until 2023
C Johnathan Motley (story) Signed until 2024
Coach Dimitris Itoudis (story)
Expired contract Nando De Colo, Tarik Biberovic, Danilo Barthel (won't come back), Jan Vesely (won't come back), Ahmet Duverioglu (won't come back), Jehyve Floyd (won't come back), Markel Starks (won't come back)
Rumored to leave Aleksandar Djordjevic (won't come back), Pierria Henry (won't come back), Nando De Colo
Interested Tonye Jekiri (story), Naz Mitrou-Long (story), Nick Calathes (story), Nikola Milutinov, Scottie Wilbekin (story)

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.

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