ex-golden state point guard finds new home at darussafaka

15:00    06 Dec 2018

Toney Douglas
It remains to be seen how long the nomadic player will last at Darussafaka

Turkish Airlines EuroLeague outfit Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul has announced the signing of American point guard Toney Douglas.

The 32-year-old, who is well-traveled, has secured a move to Darussafaka after leaving Turkish side Sakarya Buyuksehir BasketBol.

Douglas played for over five teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA), before moving to China where he turned out for Jiangsu Nangang Dragons Nanjing.

Nicknamed Dacka, Darussafaka released the following statement:

"Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul reached an agreement with point guard Toney Douglas until the end of the season, the club announced Wednesday."

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"Douglas (1.88 meters, 32 years old) arrives from Sakarya Buyuksehir BasketBol, where he averaged 15.6 points, 5 rebounds, a competition-best 7.3 assists, and 2.4 steals in seven Turkish League games this season."

"Douglas made his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut with Anadolu Efes Istanbul last season, averaging 7.9 points and 2 assists in 14 games and scoring 29 points against Fenerbahce Istanbul."

"Douglas started his professional career with New York of the NBA. He also played for Sacramento, Memphis, New Orleans Golden State and Miami of the NBA, and for Jiangsu Nangang Dragons Nanjing of China," a statement read.

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