Basketball Champions League record-holder Keifer Sykes joins Turk Telekom

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Giannis Askounis

13/Sep/20 15:38

Keifer Sykes back to Turkey and the Basketball Champions League.

By Johnny Askounis/

Turk Telekom announced the addition of Keifer Sykes on Saturday.

Sykes, 26, split the 2019-20 season between China and Italy. He averaged 28.2 points, 6.1 assists, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.5 steals per CBA match with the Guangzhou Long Lions before his 7.3 points, 2.0 assists, and 1.2 rebounds per Turkish Airlines EuroLeague contest, and 13.8 points, 3.7 assists, 1.7 steals, and 1.5 rebounds per LBA Serie A game with AX Armani Exchange Milan.

Turkey is a familiar country for the Green Bay alum, His first European campaign was with Ankara. Following his TBL stint moved to Italy and as a member of Sidigas Avellino made Basketball Champions League history setting competition records for a single game with 43 points and 43 efficiency rating. A BCL comeback is up through Turk Telekom.

The Turkish team previously brought in Kamar Baldwin, Sam Dekker, Tyler Ennis, Michael Eric, Can Korkmaz, Samet Geyik, Erdi Gulaslan, and Goktug Bas. The latest boost further strengthens the roster heading towards the 2019-20 Champions League Final Eight and the 2020-21 regular season.