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Scottie Wilbekin officially parting ways with Maccabi Tel Aviv

Scottie Wilbekin parted ways with Maccabi Tel Aviv after four seasons, the club announced Saturday. A few minutes after the two parts ended their relationship, Wilbekin posted a farewell message.

The 29-year-old guard had one more year left on his contract with Maccabi, but he obviously negotiated his departure. Fenerbahce is close to a deal with the American-Turkish guard, per head coach Dimitris Itoudis.

Throughout his stint in Tel Aviv, he became the three-time Israeli League champion (2019, 2020, 2021). He was clearly a huge part of Maccabi’s winning run in the last part of the 2021-22 EuroLeague season.

He averaged 15.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists through 35 games during the 2021-22 EuroLeague. Wilbekin has played for three seasons in Darrusafaka before joining Maccabi back in 2018.

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“The family of the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball club thanks Scottie and his wife Maria for an unforgettable experience and wishes them success along the way,” the official announcement says.

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