Vernon Macklin was selected by the Pistons with the No. 52 overall pick of the 2011 NBA draft.
According to HoopsHype.com, former Pistons center Vernon Macklin has signed a contract with Gaziantep of the Turkish League.
Macklin’s agent Greg Nunn spoke to HoopsHype about the decision to head overseas.
“Vernon decided to turn down three NBA camp invites,” Nunn said. “He feels he needs to play to showcase his talents and return to the NBA next year.”
As good as Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe was last season, it is a legit possibility that he could be even better this upcoming season.
With the acquisition of Andre Drummond, this will most likely mean that Monroe will move to the Power Forward position. If true, Monroe should be a bigger force then he was last year.
Here is what he said in a recent interview on Pistons.com...