Anadolu Efes sign Thomas Heurtel with NBA out

Anadolu Efes have signed French international point guard Thomas Heurtel from Laboral Kutxa.

Heurtel moves to Istanbul with a contract that ends in 2017, including a possible NBA out in 2016.

Laboral Kutxa have received €750,000 in compensation.

The 25-year-old averaged 12.2 points and 6.7 assists for the Liga Endesa side in the Euroleague this season. Heurtel also led France to the bronze medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, averaging 9.7 points and 4 assists.

His first game for Anadolu Efes will be against his old team Laboral Kutxa in the Top 16 in Vitoria on January 2.