Date: November 3rd, 2017

Anadolu Efes: 74 - Unicaja Malaga: 79

Hosting Spain’s Unicaja Malaga in the fifth-week match of Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Anadolu Efes lost 74-79. The score was balanced 35-35 at the halftime of the match that has been played at Sinan Erdem Sports Arena.
Anadolu Efes: 74 - Unicaja Malaga: 79

The team members those have an injury, Derrick Brown and Justin Doellman didn’t wear the jersey in this match.

Starting the match with McCollum, Ledo, Birkan, Dunston, and Stimac Anadolu Efes’s first points were shot by Stimac. At the first minutes of the game Stimac, Ledo, and Dunston scored from the painted area, then our team was trailing 11-8 in the 4th minute of the game. At the fifth minute, our team went into the television time-out trailing 16-9, then returning from the timeout, the assist that was done by Simon to Stimac –Simon also recorded 5 points through a three-pointer- set the score to 16-21 at the last 1:30 minutes of the quarter. Remaining duration Adams scored a three-pointer and Anadolu Efes was trailing at the end of the first quarter with the score of 24-19. Starting the second quarter with Adams’s three-pointer, our team then brought down the score difference to 3 points: 22-25. Anadolu Efes continued to bring down the score difference with the underneath points, the score was balanced at the 14:30 with Adams’s fancy dunk and thus the rival called a time-out: 28-28. After the time-out, Stimac scored the point that put our team to the lead after a long time: 30-28. Remaining duration Anadolu Efes scored with Stimac, Dunston, and Simon and finished the first half with a balanced score: 35-35.

Starting the second half with scored through fastbreaks of Doğuş and McCollum, Efes then held the four-point difference in the 21st minute: 39-35. At the 22nd minute our team raised the score difference to 7 points, then the rival team balanced the score again with their points: 42-42. After Stimac’s balance-breaker point at the 24th minute the score was set to 44-42, then the score table was set to 44-44 when the television time-out was called. Returning from the time-out Simon scored a three-pointer and brought the score to 44-47. In these minutes Motum also participated in the score and our team went into the last minute of the quarter leading the score: 57-51. Adams, who grabbed the rebound and scored after our last offense set the score of the third quarter: 59-53. Starting the final quarter with the points of the scorer name, Motum, Anadolu Efes lead the score at the 32nd minute: 64-57. When rival team’s continuing shoots brought down the score difference to 1 point coach Perasovic called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Dunson’s point balanced the score at the 35th minute: 66-66, then Ledo scored 1 point from the free-throw line and our team was trailing at the last 3:30 minutes of the match: 67-68. With Dunston’s point the 37th minute was passed with the score of 69-70, then Motum responded to the rival team’s points with a three-pointer and brought the score to 72-77 in the last 45 seconds of the match. Remaining duration Anadolu Efes couldn’t lead the score and lost the match by the score of 74-79. 

Anadolu Efes 74
# Player Min Pts 2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
1 Ricky Ledo 19:43 5 2 / 10 0 / 3 1 / 4 2 2 4 1 3 2 0 2
3 Errick McCollum 14:42 4 1 / 3 0 / 3 2 / 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 2
4 Doğuş Balbay 12:09 2 1 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1
8 Birkan Batuk 3:52 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Onuralp Bitim 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Berk Demir 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Brock Motum 26:23 16 4 / 9 2 / 6 2 / 2 3 4 7 0 0 0 0 2
14 Josh Adams 23:40 10 2 / 2 2 / 4 0 / 0 0 1 1 6 0 3 0 3
15 Vladimir Štimac 23:55 17 7 / 12 0 / 0 3 / 4 7 4 11 2 0 2 0 3
24 Edo Murić 17:03 0 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 3
42 Bryant Dunston 29:42 8 2 / 3 0 / 0 4 / 4 3 5 8 3 1 1 1 3
44 Krunoslav Simon 28:51 12 2 / 5 2 / 6 2 / 2 1 3 4 4 2 2 0 2
Unicaja Malaga 79
# Player Min Pts2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
3 Mccallum, Ray 25:49 132 / 7 2 / 2 3 / 3 0 2 2 5 1 3 0 1
9 Diaz, Alberto 14:11 21 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
10 Salin, Sasu 17:44 91 / 1 2 / 5 1 / 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0
11 Diez, Daniel 0 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Milosavljevic, Dragan 27:26 21 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 3
16 Nedovic, Nemanja 22:16 132 / 5 3 / 8 0 / 0 0 1 1 8 1 1 1 2
17 Shermadini, Giorgi 14:46 134 / 7 0 / 0 5 / 5 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 1
21 Waczynski, Adam 12:34 72 / 4 1 / 3 0 / 0 2 2 4 0 0 1 0 0
23 Brooks, Jeff 15:34 30 / 0 1 / 1 0 / 0 1 4 5 1 1 1 0 4
40 Augustine, James 24:59 114 / 5 0 / 0 3 / 4 3 5 8 0 1 0 0 2
43 Suarez, Carlos 20:39 60 / 1 1 / 3 3 / 4 2 6 8 3 0 1 0 1
44 Musli, Dejan 04:02 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0