Starting the match with Heurtel, Granger, Cedi, Brown and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were scored by Dunston with a slam dunk. While both teams had trouble scoring in the initial moments of the match, Efes was trailing 2-6 past the fifth minute. As the score was tied 6-6 in the sixth minute with Cedi and Brown’s points, Heurtel intercepted the ball and got an easy layup, pulling Efes up at 6:30 for the first time in the match: 8-6. Trailing 11-12 with two minutes to play in the quarter after Thomas’s three-pointer, Anadolu Efes’s new signing Paul was subbed in. With Honeycutt’s field goal, Efes was trailing 13-16 at the end of the first 10 minutes of the game. Starting the second quarter with Honeycutt’s three-pointer, Anadolu Efes was trailing 16-20 in the 12th minute. As the score was 16-25 in the 13th minute, Perasovic called a timeout. With a 5-0 scoring run from Brown and Doğuş after the timeout, Efes was behind 21-25 into the 14th minute. As Honeycutt’s field goal was followed by captain Doğuş’s second three-point field goal, the margin went down to three points in the 16th minute and Zalgiris Kaunas called a timeout: 26-29. With the score 26-37 within two minutes after the timeout, four points by Heurtel and Dunston in the final moments of the half helped Anadolu Efes towards a halftime score of 30-44.
Opening the score sheet in the second half with a three-point field goal, Brown made it 33-44. Getting two free throws by Dunston and three more points with Brown, Anadolu Efes was behind 38-49 at 23:30. With four points by Heurtel followed by a three-pointer by Thomas, the score was 45-57 at 26:30. After Dunston’s reverse dunk and Honeycutt’s layup, Efes was down 49-64 within the final minute of the quarter. Getting a field goal by Omic in the remaining one minute, Anadolu Efes was trailing 51-66 while heading into the final quarter. Starting the final quarter with four points by Brown, Anadolu Efes was trailing 55-68 at 32:30. Behind 64-78 with 3:30 minutes to play following Brown and Heurtel’s points, Anadolu Efes could not bring the margin down any further and left the court defeated 71-84.