Marc Weinreich
Wednesday July 11th, 2012

Jordan Farmar is leaving the NBA for a three year, $10.5 deal to play in Turkey. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)

Jordan Farmar, who won two rings with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2009 and 2010, will reportedly be bought out from the Atlanta Hawks today and sign a three year, $10.5 million contract with Turkish team Anadolu Efes, according to Colin Stephenson of The Star-Ledger:

"For me, it's great,'' Farmar said of his offer from Efes.

The Turkish club also would provide perks, like a place to live and a car for Farmar and his wife. Farmar is planning on getting married July 28.

Farmar, who played in Israel last summer, plans to go to Istanbul as soon as he clears NBA waivers. He was an integral part of the Lakers team from 2006 to 2010, but had his best season statistically last season with the Nets, averaging 10.4 points and 3.3 assists in 21 minutes per game. He also had career highs in shooting last season, going 47-percent from the field and 44-percent from beyond the three-point arc.

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