Dogus Balbay set to become a coach in the NBA Summer League

2022-06-29 04:48
Credit: Sputnik-Scanpix
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After finishing the EuroLeague season with Anadolu Efes Istanbul as a two-time champion, Dogus Balbay is about to have a new challenge in his professional basketball life.

The San Antonio Spurs have announced their NBA Summer League roster and the upcoming coach staff where we can also see a few familiar names.

Alongside Dusan Alimpijevic of Frutti Extra Bursaspor, who became the youngest head coach to win the EuroCup Coach of the Year award this season, Dogus Balbay is listed as a guest coach.

Dogus Balbay

Dogus  Balbay
Team: Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Position: PG
Age: 33
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 82 kg
Birth place: Istanbul, Turkey

Former EuroLeague players Darius Songaila and Matthew Nielsen, who work with the Spurs regularly, are listed as assistant coaches.

Following his arrival to Las Vegas, where the Summer League is going to take place from July 7th until July 17th, Balbay has already met his role model Manu Ginobili, with whom he posted a photo on his Twitter account.

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