Tibor Pleiss is staying at Anadolu Efes Istanbul after agreeing a new contract with the Turkish club. He has signed a two-year contract with the option for a third season. The towering center (2.21 meters, 30 years old) joined Efes in 2018 and is coming off one of the best seasons of his career, averaging 9.5 points and 4.3 rebounds per game over 28 appearances for Ergin Ataman's league-leading side. The upcoming season will be the tenth of his EuroLeague career, which started in 2010-11 with Brose Bamberg in his native Germany. Pleiss has also played for KIROLBET Baskonia, FC Barcelona, Galatasaray and Valencia Basket, totaling 216 career appearances in the competition. He ranks 18th in the all-time EuroLeague rebounding charts, with 981 boards at an average of 4.5 per game.