Anadolu Efes Istanbul wants to keep its MVP: Shane Larkin.
The point guard led the Turkish powerhouse to the EuroLeague Finals, lost against CSKA Moscow after dominating Fenerbahce in the semifinals and to the BSL title as MVP of the Finals.
The two sides are in deep negotiations over a new contract for the next two years, a source told Sportando.
The contract includes an NBA out after next season.
Larkin ended the season averaging 12.5 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists in EuroLeague and 15.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.5 assists in BSL.