Malik Hairston (198 cm, Oregon’08) has been unveiled as the new signing for Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (Turkey, TBL and Euroleague). The swingman is signing on a deal that will keep at the club until the end of the 2013/2014 season. Hairston played last season in Italy for EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Serie A and Euroleague). The American was on a two season contract but left the club in the summer after playing 34 games in the league and 10 games in the Euroleague throughout the 2012/2013 season.
Malik Hairston averaged 11.4 points and 2.2 rebound per game in the Euroleague last season and 12.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game in Serie A. The experienced 26- year old has played for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA and played 41 games for the franchise over the 2008/2009 and 2009/2010 seasons.