Credit: AP Scanpix
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Another player with NBA experience is on his way to Istanbul. Besiktas are close to signing a 26-year-old forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, per BasketNews sources.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Rondae  Hollis-Jefferson
Position: SF
Age: 26
Height: 201 cm
Weight: 100 kg
Birth place: United States of America

Besiktas start the Basketball Champions League campaign with many former NBA or G League players like Jordan Bone, Josh Reaves, Trevon Bluiett, and Dedric Lawson. Hollis-Jefferson, who can play both forward positions, has the most NBA experience under his belt. 

No. 23 overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft spent four seasons with the Brooklyn Nets. Later he joined Toronto Raptors, finishing last season with Portland Trail Blazers. In 305 NBA games, Hollis-Jefferson averaged 9 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game.

In his career-high season 2017-18, Hollis-Jefferson averaged 13.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game for the Nets.

Last year 1.98 m forward averaged 2.5 points and 2.5 rebounds per 10 minutes in 11 appearances for the Blazers.

Besiktas will face Rytas Vilnius, EWE Baskets Oldenburg and Hereda San Pablo Burgos in the BCL Group H.

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