Besiktas JK lands Jerrells at point

Aug 29, 2012 by Euroleague.net Print
Besiktas JK lands Jerrells at point
Curtis Jerrells - Fenerbahce UlkerTurkish champs Besiktas JK Istanbul announced on Wednesday the addition of point guard Curtis Jerrells for the upcoming season, in which the team will make its Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut. Jerrells (1.85 meters, 25 years old) arrives from UCAM Murica of Spain, where last season he averaged 7.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in 2 games just before breaking his foot and missing the rest of the season. However, Jerrells had started the season with Fenerbahce Ulker also of Turkey, as he averaged 8.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 14 Euroleague games. Jerrells played college ball in Baylor from 2005 to 2009. He was signed by the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA that summer, but he spend the season in the D-League with the Austin Toros. In 2010-11, Jerrells crossed the pond and joined Partizan Belgrade of Serbia, where he made an immediate impact.