Doğuş Balbay, who already had an injury didn’t wear the jersey in this match.
Starting the match with McCollum, Birkan, Simon, Motum, and Stimac Anadolu Efes’s first points were shot by Stimac, and with these first points at the 3rd minute, our team was leading the score 4-0 at the 3rd minute. After the rival team’s 5 points our team was trailing going into the television time-out at the 5th minute 5-4, then returning from the time-out McCollum and Simon’s points balanced the score at the 6th minute: 7-7. Remaining 4-minute duration Dunston scored and our team was trailing at the end of the first ten minutes with the score of 17-9. Starting the second quarter with Dunston’s layup, our team brought the score to 14-20 at the 12th minute with Brown’s three-pointer. After this score Simon, Brown, and Adams also scored and our team brought the score to 20-24 at 14:30 and thus the rival team called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Adams’s fancy dunk brought down the score difference to 2 points: 22-24. With Brown’s layup at the 17th minute the score table was set to 24-29, then in the remaining duration, Simon scored 1 point from the free-throw line and Anadolu Efes finished the first half trailing 33-25.
Starting off the second half, Anadolu Efes scored with McCollum within the two minutes and brought the score to 29-33 at the 22nd minute. At this minute, the rival team called a time-out and returning from the time-out Brown’s basket at the 23rd minute brought the score to 31-35. At this minute McCollum made a 5-0 run and brought down the score difference to 1 point at 25:30: 36-37. After Simon’s three-pointer our team head to the final quarter trailing 45-39. Starting the final quarter with Simon’s points, our team brought the score to 44-47 at the 31st minute. Our team brought down the score difference to 1 point with McCollum at the 33rd minute, then after Dunston’s amazing block McCollum scored 2 points and our team was 48-47 ahead after a long time within the match. With Brown’s amazing dunk the score table was set to 50-47 at the 34th minute and our team was leading the score, then Simon scored with another dunk and set the score to 52-49. With Stimac’s hook shot our team was leading the score 54-50 at the last 3-minute duration of the match, then at the last 1:40 minutes the rival team was 56-54 ahead. Simon scored 2 points from the free-throw line at the last 1:20 minutes of the match and balanced the score again: 56-56. After the rival team’s three-point basket, McCollum brought down the score difference to 1 point in the last 53 seconds from the free-throw line: 58-59. At the last 26 seconds of the match our team was trailing 61-58, then in the remaining duration, our team couldn’t score and lost the match 61-58.