Michael Thompson inks with Besiktas
Michael Thompson (177 cm, Northwestern’11) has ended his long association with French Basketball and will play for Besiktas Istanbul (Turkey, TBL) through the 2016/2017 campaign. The American has spent the last three seasons playing for Pau-Lacq-Orthez in the French ProA, and for a season before that he was with ASVEL Lyon in the same division.
However, Michael Thompson is heading for pastures new with Besiktas. The point guard played 36 games last season for Pau-Lacq-Orthez and was a standout performer for the team. He was the best scorer with 17.9 points, while also being a consistent provider with 5.1 assists per appearance.
Michael Thompson has also played for the Fraport Skyliners in the German top flight during the 2011/2012 season.
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