Credit: AP-Scanpix
Credit AP-Scanpix

Anadolu Efes Istanbul officially announced that the club parted ways with James Anderson. The player was on an expiring deal with Efes.

James Anderson

James  Anderson
Team: Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Position: SF
Age: 33
Height: 198 cm
Weight: 95 kg
Birth place: Arkansas, United States of America

"We thank James Anderson for his contributions and wish him success in sports life," the official report states.

Anderson has worn the Anadolu Efes jersey since 2018. The 33-year-old forward won the back-to-back Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and a couple of Turkish League (2019, 2021) titles with the Turkish powerhouse.

The American veteran averaged 3.1 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 4.5 PIR over 28 EuroLeague games (13 minutes) this past season.

Ergin Ataman's squad is reshaping its roster heavily in recent time. Anadolu Efes extended Shane Larkin, Bryant DunstonErten Gazi, and Bugrahan Tuncer.

The team also officially added star forward Will Clyburn and reportedly reached an agreement for a two-year deal with Amath M'Baye.

Current roster

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 Amath M'Baye (story)
Signed until 2023 + 1
PF Chris Singleton Signed until 2022 +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), James Anderson (will not return), Tolga Gecim, Adrien Moerman, Yigitsan Saybir, Filip Petrusev
Rumored to leave Vasilije Micic (has NBA out), Filip Petrusev, Chris Singleton, Adrien Moerman
Interested Ante Zizic (story)

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.

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James Anderson

James  Anderson
James  Anderson
MIN: 13.55
PTS: 3.07 (57.33%)
REB: 2.82
As: 0.46
ST: 0.46
BL: 0.07
TO: 0.36
GM: 28