Zack Wright pens with Istanbul B.B.

Zack Wright

Zack Wright (191 cm, Central Missouri’07) has signed a deal to play for recent Turkish TBL entrant Istanbul Buyukeshir Belediyesi this 2014-15. The club was elevated from the TB2L after their finals appearance in 2013-14. The 29-year-old Wright is an American player who also holds a passport from Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was originally slated to play for the TB2L champions, Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul before agreeing to terms with Istanbul B.B.

In 2013-14 he suited up for Brose Baskets Bamberg (Germany-BBL) and played 17 games for them in the German league and averaged 10.0 ppg and 3.3 apg. He also played five games for them in the Eurocup and there he posted averages of 9.8 ppg and 4.2 apg. In 1o Euroleague games and averaged 6.6 ppg and 3.4 apg. In February 2014 he moved to Greek club Panathinaikos Athens. He appeared in a dozen Euroleague games for his new club and he averaged 6.9 ppg and 1.8 apg. Wright played 17 games in the Greek league and averaged 6.0 ppg and 1.6 apg and helped them capture the Greek league title in 2014.

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