Fenerbahce clarify Pierria Henry's status in Europe

2022-06-25 16:22
Credit: Tolga Adanali/Euroleague Basketball via Getty Images
Credit Tolga Adanali/Euroleague Basketball via Getty Images

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul took a position on the departure of Pierria Henry from the club.

The Turkish powerhouse emphasized that the American guard made use of the option to fight for an NBA deal, adding that in case he decides to return, then Fenerbahce will own his rights.

"Pierria Henry, who was in Fenerbahce Beko's squad for the 2021-22 season and has an important share in our ING Basketball Super League championship, has decided to use the exit option in his contract, which is valid only for the NBA.

Pierria Henry

Pierria  Henry
Pierria  Henry
MIN: 28.71
PTS: 7.86 (44.13%)
REB: 3.39
As: 4.18
ST: 1.79
BL: 0.14
TO: 2.43
GM: 28

If our athlete decides to return to Europe, his rights will belong to Fenerbahce Beko. We would like to thank Pierria Henry for his contribution to Fenerbahce Family and wish him success in his new career," the announcement reads. 

According to The Athletic 's Washington Wizards reporter John Robbins, Pierria Henry will be one of the participants of the basketball camp that the Washington Wizards will host over the weekend.

The American point guard with the Senegalese passport, who played 28 EuroLeague matches with Fenerbahce Beko last season, averaged 7.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game. He had signed a 1+1 year deal with the Turkish side. 


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