The Valencia Basket will retain the rights of Serbian forward Nikola Kalinic and American power forward Will Thomas on the ACB at the end of the period that existed for other clubs to present offers accepted by the players within the framework of the right of first refusal.
In the case of Kalinic, the Valencia He included it at the end of this campaign after presenting him with a renewal offer that the player did not accept after transmitting to the club that his intention is to play the game again. Euroleague, something that the Valencian entity will not do.
In the case of Thomas, included him in that list in 2019 but the player exercised an option in which he conveyed his interest in returning to the ACB and it forced Valencia to decide between renouncing its rights, maintaining its offer and hiring it in the event that it requests it, or maintaining it, with a small increase, but waiting for it to present one from another team and without that obligation, that was the one he chose.
As no other club has submitted an offer for the players, both can still accept the proposals they have from Valencia in the coming days.
After that second term, the club no longer has the obligation to face these binding offers but it would retain the rights of both, so if other teams wanted to hire them, they would have to reach an agreement with Valencia on a mandatory basis.