Anadolu Efes Istanbul (TBL) signed 29-year old Montenegrin international power forward Milko Bjelica (205-112kg-84). He is a dual citizen owning also Serbian passport. Bjelica already started the season at Laboral Kutxa in Spanish Liga Endesa. In 8 games he had 9.8ppg, 5.5rpg and 1.0apg this season. He also played 8 games in Euroleague where he recorded 12.8ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.3apg. Bjelica's team was regular season runner-up in Spanish ACB. He was selected to Lithuanian League All-Star Game in 2011. Bjelica also represented Montenegro at the European Championships in Slovenia this year. His stats at that event were 5 games: 8.4ppg, 4.2rpg, FGP: 52.4%, 3PT: 26.7%, FT: 72.7%.
Bjelica has played also professionally in Germany (New Yorker Phantoms and Koeln 99ers), Lithuania (Lietuvos rytas) and Serbia (Crvena Zvezda).