For the second straight game, Bojan Bogdanovic led Fenerbahce to an important win on Sunday. After a stretch of games where he played limited minutes, the 6'8" swingman (who the Nets believe has "lottery-level" talent) is now moving into a featured scoring role alongside Fener guard Bo McCalebb, who many think is Europe's best player. Bogdanovic assumed the featured scoring role when McCalebb went down with an injury a few games back.
After scoring 19 points in a Euroleague game Thursday, Bogdanovic scored 18 points in 25 minutes Sunday. He went 7-for-11 overall and 2-for-4 from deep in Fener's 103-81 win over Turk Telecom in a Turkish League game. He also had three rebounds and three assists. Ilkan Karaman, the Nets' 6'9.5" power forward prospect, finished with nine points and six rebounds in 14 minutes. Karaman, 22, backs up David Andersen, the veteran Euro center.
Overall, Bogdanovic, 23, is averaging 13.4 points in seven Turkish League games and 10.6 points in seven Euroleague games. Combined, he is shooting a little better than 50 percent from two-point range, 40 percent from three and just under 75 percent from the line. Karaman is averaging 5.7 points in the Turkish League and 5.3 in the Euroleague along with four rebounds in Turkey and three in the larger European competition. He is shooting better than 60 percent from two point range and 35 percent from three.
Boxscore (Google Translate) - Turkish Basketball League