Shane Larkin denied on his social media accounts that he is changing his name.
All reports I am changing my name are false. The name I was born with is the name I will keep for my Turkish Citizenship. ????♂️??
— Shane Larkin (@ShaneLarkin_3) February 10, 2020
DeShane Davis Karkin is the new Turkish name of Shane Larkin.
Anadolu Efes Istanbul superstar recently got a Turkish passport and will play as Karkin when he wears Turkish’s NT jersey from the upcoming Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria.
Turkey has also Scottie Wilbekin with the passport but coach Sarica can choose only one of them for the OQT.
The news was reported by T24.