Fenerbahce fortifies frontline through Bennett
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague runner-up Fenerbahce Istanbul added another weapon to its frontline by signing power forward Anthony Bennett, who is a former No. 1 overall selection in the NBA Draft. The contract is through the end of the 2017-18 season. Bennett (2.03 meters, 23 years old) arrives from Brooklyn of the NBA, where he averaged 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 23 games this season. He has played a total of four seasons in the NBA with Cleveland, Minnesota, Toronto and Brooklyn since he was selected with the first choice of the 2013 draft by Cleveland. Bennett has experience in international basketball through his play for the Canadian national teams; He helped Canada to a bronze medal at the 2015 FIBA Americas championships and also competed last summer at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament, where he was a teammate of Olympiacos Piraeus big man Khem Birch.