FC Bayern brings Bo McCalebb to Munich

FC Bayern brings Bo McCalebb to Munich
Bo McCalebb - Fenerbahce Ulker - EB13_56523

German champion FC Bayern Munich has addressed injuries to its backcourt by signing two-time All-Euroleague selection Bo McCalebb on Wednesday to a one-month contract. Club and player will analyze their agreement after the month is over, FC Bayern said in a statement. The 2012 Euroleague Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy Winner, McCalebb (1.83 meters, 29 years old) played last season for Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul, averaging 11.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 24 Euroleague games. McCalebb has played five Euroleague seasons for three different teams: Partizan Belgrade, Montepaschi Siena and Fenerbahce Ulker. He led Partizan to the 2010 Euroleague Final Four and repeated that achievement with Siena the following season. He was among the Euroleague’s leaders in scoring (fourth, 1,341 points) and steals (second, 170) over the past five seasons. In Munich, he fills a void created when starting point guard Anton Gavel was lost to injury.

McCalebb is a two-time All-Euroleague Second Team selection. McCalebb played college basketball at the University of New Orleans and made his professional debut with Mersin Buyuksehir Belediyesi of Turkey in the 2008-09 season. The following year, McCalebb joined Partizan mt:s and led the club to its finest season in almost two decades. McCalebb averaged 13.4 points, 3.4 assists and 2 steals in 22 games in leading his team to its first Final Four appearance since 1998. He also helped Partizan to win the Serbian League, Serbian Cup and Adriatic League titles in 2010 before joining Montepaschi. In his two years in Siena, McCalebb won back-to-back Italian League, Italian Cup and Italian Supercup titles. He joined Fenerbahce in 2012 and added a Turkish Cup and a Turkish League title to his collection.