Fenerbahce makes Pierre first signing of the Kokoskov era

Jul 08, 2020 by Euroleague.net Print
Fenerbahce makes Pierre first signing of the Kokoskov era

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul announced the first signing of the Coach Igor Kokoskov era on Wednesday when it penned small forward Dyshawn Pierre to a deal for the 2020-21 season with an option for a second year. Pierre (1.98 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Dinamo Sassari, where he spent the past three seasons. Last year he ranked fifth in the Italian League with 45.0% shooting on three-pointers. Pierre was also worth 13.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 21 games. During his time in Italy, Pierre helped Dinamo win the FIBA Europe Cup in 2019. A native of Canada, Pierre played college basketball at the University of Dayton and made his professional debut in Germany with Lowen Braunschweig in 2016-17, when he led the German league in rebounding with 7.9 per game. Pierre will make his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut this season with Fenerbahce.