Larkin, Beaubois, and Moerman didn’t wear the jersey in this game due to their injuries.
Starting the match with Doğuş, Micic, Simon, Peters, and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were scored by Peters’s three-pointer. After Dunston’s underneath points, our team was 5-2 ahead at 2:30. In this part the rival team also scored, Peters and captain Doğuş’s points at 5:20 set the score table to 9-10. After Peters’s three-pointer at 6:20 our team was 12-10 ahead, then in the remaining duration, Dunston scored 2 points more and our team finished the first quarter trailing 14-19. Starting the second quarter with Pleiss’s mid-range shot, Anadolu Efes was trailing 16-22 at the 12th minute. Pleiss continued to score in this part of the match and set the score table to 20-27 at the 16th minute. Within the last 2:40 minutes of the quarter, the score table was set to 20-31 and so coach Ergin Ataman called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Buğrahan, Doğuş and Micic scored in the last minute of the quarter and head into the changing rooms trailing 26-37.
Starting the second half with captain Doğuş’s three-pointer, Anadolu Efes was trailing 29-42 at the 21st minute. After Micic’s 2 three-pointers our team set the score table to 35-47 at 24:30, then Dunston’s fancy dunk brought down the score difference to 10 points at the 25th minute: 37-47. After Peters’s three-pointer, the rival team called a time-out and returning from it Tolga’s 3, Dunston’s 1 point brought down the score difference to 5 points: 44-49. Singleton’s 2 free-throws brought down the score difference to 3 points at the 27th minute: 46-49. Remaining 3-minute duration both teams couldn’t score and our team head into the final quarter trailing 46-49. Starting the final quarter our team failed to score within the first 3:30 minutes of the quarter and was trailing 46-56. In these minutes Peters and Pleiss continued to score and our team was trailing 59-69 within the last 2 minutes of the match. The remaining duration our team couldn’t close the point difference and after Micic’s three-pointer lost the match with the score 64-74.