Darussafaka Istanbul signed another weapon for its backcourt in Markel Brown. The guard split last season between Houston in the NBA and Oklahoma City and Rio Grande in the D-League. Brown (1.91 meters, 26 years old) averaged 16.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 31 D-League games. He returns to Europe after spending the 2016-17 campaign with Khimki Moscow Region, with which he reached the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals. Brown has also played for Brooklyn in the NBA, and Maine in the D-League.