Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

Anadolu Efes Istanbul have agreed to a two-year deal with Amath M’Baye, Turkish journalist Ugur Ozan Sulak reports.

Amath M'Baye

Amath  M'Baye
Team: Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir
Position: PF
Age: 32
Height: 206 cm
Weight: 102 kg
Birth place: France

The French forward has signed a 1+1 contract with the EuroLeague champs.

He played the last three seasons with Pinar Karsiyaka in Turkey.

The 32-year-old Frenchman started his professional career in Japan with the Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins, where he played for three seasons, from 2013 to 2016. He averaged 20.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 2.5 assists throughout his stint.

In 2016, M'Baye signed a contract with the Italian club Brindisi, in 2017 he moved to Milan, and in 2018 to Bologna with Virtus, with whom he won the 2019 FIBA Champions League in Antwerp.

After spending three years in Italy, the French international signed with Karsiyaka. M'Baye is coming off his career-best season in terms of numbers. In 26 games in the Turkish BSL, he averaged 15.1 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per contest. 

Anadolu Efes Istanbul

Position Player Status
PG Shane Larkin (story) Signed until 2024
PG Vasilije Micic Signed until 2023 +1
PG Dogus Balbay Signed until 2023
SG Rodrigue Beaubois Signed until 2023
SG Erten Gazi (story) Signed until 2023 +1
SF Will Clyburn (story) Signed until 2024
SF Elijah Bryant Signed until 2023
SF Bugrahan Tuncer (story) Signed until 2024
PF Chris Singleton Signed until 2022 +1
PF Amath M'Baye (story) Signed until 2023 +1 
C Bryant Dunston (story) Signed until 2023
C Tibor Pleiss Signed until 2022 +1
C Egemen Guven Signed until 2023
Coach Ergin Ataman
Expired contract Krunoslav Simon (will not return), Shane Larkin, James Anderson, Tolga Gecim, Adrien Moerman, Yigitsan Saybir, Filip Petrusev
Rumored to leave Vasilije Micic (has NBA out), James Anderson, Filip Petrusev, Chris Singleton, Adrien Moerman
Interested Ante Zizic (story)

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2-pointers this season

57%
19,3
Points made: 19,3
Accuracy: 56,8%
Place in standings: 11
Record max: 28
Record min: 12
Most made 2FGs: Vasilije Micic