Overseas Hoops: Sasha Djordjevic assumes Fenerbahce head coaching role

Sasha Djordjevic takes over at Fenerbahce Beko replacing Igor Kokoskov By Johnny Askounis at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Fenerbahce Beko handed head coaching responsibilities to Sasha Djordjevic, the team announced Saturday. Djordjevic inked a three-year contract. Djordjevic, 53, comes in to replace Igor Kokoskov. The departing Serbian mastermind recently left his position to become an assistant under Jason Kidd at the Dallas Mavericks. The new Fener boss is coming off a two-year tenure at Virtus Segafredo Bologna. He had led his side to its first Italian championship in twenty years. The former player started his coaching career in…

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Fenerbahce signs Metecan Beko

By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Fenerbahce Beko signed forward Metecan Birsen to a two-plus-one contract, the Turkish powerhouse announced. Birsen, who spent the last two seasons with Pinar Karsiyaka, had began his basketball journey with Fener’s youth teams. In 2020-21, Birsen averaged 6.1 points and 5.5 rebounds in the Basketball Champions League while Pinar Karsiyaka made the championship game in the Nizhny Final Eight. He also had 8.7 points and 5.1 rebounds in the Turkish League to help his team reach the semifinals.

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Point guard Pierria Henry signs with Fenerbahce

From the Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Pierria Henry is the new starting point guard of Fenerbahce BEKO Istanbul, which is creating a formidable roster. After the additions of Marial Shayok and Devin Booker, plus the extension of Nando De Colo and Dyshawn Pierre, Fenerbahcegot their starting point guard. The US point guard, who is now officially also a Senegalese citizen and has received his passport, will play in the Olympic Qualifiers with the Senegalese national team. Henry signed a 1+1 deal with the Turkish club. Henry averaged 10.5 points, 7.3 assists, and 1.3…

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Fenerbahce and FA Devin Booker in talks

By Chema De Lucas of EuroHoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Fenerbahce Beko is in advanced talks with free-agent center Devin Booker according to Eurohoops sources. Booker played in 15 games in the 2020-21 EuroLeague season, averaging 13.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 27:36. He had 14.5 points and 5.9 rebounds in 21:23 minutes over eight appearances in VTB League. Fenerbahce was looking to get a serious frontline boost after an unsuccessful season in both EuroLeague and BSL. The Turkish side was swept to CSKA Moscow in the EuroLeague playoffs (while being…

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Nemanja Nedovic’s hot shooting helps Panathinaikos push past Fenerbahce

Nemanja Nedovic was draining 3-pointers from everywhere. By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net Nemanja Nedovic scored a season-high 28 points on a career-high seven triples as PanathinaikosAthens beat Fenerbahce Beko 82 – 68 at home to improve to 2-2 (with one game less). “I feel great. I’m really happy I helped my win get the team today,” Nedovic said to EuroLeague TV after the game. He took over on the offense of Panathinaikos and displayed valuable leadership, especially in light of the absence of team captain Ioannis Papapetrou. “Pap is a huge part of our team and we…

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