Thunder’s Sefolosha pursues deal to play in Turkey

Oklahoma City Thunder starting guard Thabo Sefolosha is working

on a deal to play in the Euroleague while the NBA lockout is in


Sefolosha’s agent, Guy Zucker, said a contract with the Turkish

team Fenerbahce Ulker could be finalized as early as Wednesday.

Zucker says any deal would include an exit clause that would bring

Sefolosha back to the Thunder once the lockout is resolved.

The NBA has already canceled the first two weeks of the regular


Sefolosha, who is from Switzerland, started 79 games in the

regular season and then all 17 playoff games for the Thunder last

season as they made it to the Western Conference finals.

He averaged 5.1 points and 4.4 rebounds.