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Bahçeşehir Koleji and Sam Dekker win 2022 FIBA Europe Cup

Sheboygan native and Wisconsin Badgers basketball legend Sam Dekker has had a professional basketball career that has, literally, taken him all over the world. After being cut by the Toronto Raptors at the beginning of the NBA season, he returned to Turkey to continue playing ball. He was signed by Bahcesehir College in Istanbul, a relatively new team (only five years old) in the Turkish Super League.
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Turkey May Be Next Stop For Sam Dekker

Sam Dekker, who began the season with the Raptors, is expected to sign with Bahcesehir in the Turkish League, tweets Emiliano Carchia of Sportando. The 27-year-old forward was on Toronto’s opening night roster, but he was waived in early November before his contract became fully guaranteed. He got into one game and played just one minute during his time with the Raptors.
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Former first-round pick Sam Dekker expected to sign in Turkey

Sam Dekker, who began the season with the Raptors, is expected to sign with Bahcesehir in the Turkish League, tweets Emiliano Carchia of Sportando. The 27-year-old forward was on Toronto’s opening night roster, but he was waived in early November before his contract became fully guaranteed. He got into one game and played just one minute during his time with the Raptors.
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Sam Dekker To Sign With Bahcesehir In Turkey

Sam Dekker is expected to sign with Bahcesehir in Turkey. Dekker was waived by the Toronto Raptors in early-November before his contract triggered additional guaranteed salary. Dekker made the Raptors roster after signing a partially-guaranteed deal for training camp. Dekker saw action in just one 2021-22 regular season game. The...
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Why Raptors waived Sam Dekker: Explaining the luxury tax implications

As it turns out, 54 seconds aren’t enough to change much. That’s how much playing time Sam Dekker received over the course of the three-week extension of his tryout with the Raptors on which he was playing. Dekker and Isaac Bonga had beaten out Ishmail Wainright, Freddie Gillespie and Reggie Perry in the battle for the team’s final two roster spots, but the team was unsure about a Dekker-or-Bonga-or-both decision. Both players agreed to bump their contract guarantee dates from Oct. 19 to Nov. 6, extending their battle 10 games into the season.
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Raptors waiving former first-rounder Sam Dekker

The Raptors are waiving forward Sam Dekker, according to Blake Murphy of Sportsnet.ca. Dekker was on a partially guaranteed deal, so he will still earn $350K, which is the guaranteed portion of his contract. Dekker had been in a battle with Isaac Bonga for the 14th spot on the roster....
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Raptors Waive Sam Dekker To Stay Below Tax Line

The Toronto Raptors will waive Sam Dekker ahead of his contract guarantee date. With the Raptors near the tax line, they will likely maintain a 14-man roster until the Goran Dragic situation is resolved. The Raptors are now $618,540 below the tax line with a current projection of $13 million...
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