Darius Thompson leaves Baskonia for Anadolu Efes


06/07/2023 at 17:24


Baskonia confirmed that the player will pay the release clause to go to Turkey

A large economic contract caused him to leave the club from Vitoria

Baskonia’s sports director Félix Fernández, confirmed this Thursday that Darius Thompson will leave the Catalan team this summer for Anadolu Efes. This was explained by the spokesman for the Vitoria club The base will pay the release clause that marks its contract with Baskonia to go to the Turkish team.

“We wanted it to continue like this, the market situation has caused a domino effect with players who have gone to the NBA,” said Félix Fernández. “With Thompson, we saw a brutal basketball game that we hadn’t seen at Buesa Arena in a long time”appreciated Baskonista’s sporting director, who noted that his departure was a unilateral decision of the player because “they have an economically interesting panorama ahead of them”.

“It was a cornerstone of the project for the coming season, but life goes on&rdqu;, thought of Félix Fernández confirming youth player Sidy Cissoko will play for the San Antonio Spurs on a guaranteed two-season contract.

This will also lead to Baskonia receive financial compensation for the player’s departurewho played on Ignite, a North American Development League project last season.

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