left Valencia this summer as the Spanish team could not handle his contract.
The deal was announced by Kuqo(Kurtoglu)'s agent but it doesn't mention the duration of the contract. Kuqo returns to the Turkish champion Efes Pilsen that he spent 5 seasons with, playing for them between 2003 and 2008. Before that he played in the NCAA for 2 seasons but he couldn't play for Texas Tech University and Bobby Knight, as he had previous pro career in Europe with Fenerbahce and SK Tirana so he went on to play for Efes Pilsen. Last season he averaged 5.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 22 games for Valencia.