Starting the match with Doğuş, Micic, Simon, Moerman and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were scored by Moerman. After Dunston’s fancy dunk, Moerman’s three-pointer set the score table to 7-0 at 2:30 and the rival team called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Simon and Moerman duo’s points set the score table to 14-9 at the 6th minute of the match. After Dunston scored another dunk, Motum’s basket at the 9th minute brought the score table to 18-15. Within the last fastbreak of the quarter Dunston was stopped with a faul, scored 2 points from the free-throw line and set the score of the first quarter: 20-15. Starting the second quarter with Dunston’s series of 5 points, Anadolu Efes was 25-21 ahead at the 12th minute. After Beaubois’s three-pointer, Dunston scored with another dunk and set the score table to 30-27 at the 15th minute. When the score table was set to 30-33 at 16:20, coach Ataman called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Micic scored 1 point from the free-throw line, then within the last minute of the quarter Dunstin and Pleiss scored from underneath and our team head into the changing room trailing 35-40.
Starting the second half with Motum’s basket, Simon scored a three-pointer and our team brought down the score difference to 2 points: 40-42. At 23:30 the score table was set to 40-48 and so coach Ergin Ataman called a time-out. Returning from the time-out the rival team’s three-pointer was responded with Micic’s and our team set the score table to 43-51 at the 25th minute. After Dunston and Anderson scored a series of 5-0 at 26:30 our team set the score table to 48-53 and in the remaining duration Anderson, Larkin and Dunston brought down the score difference and our team finished the third quarter trailing 58-61. Starting the final quarter with Anderson’s layup, Anadolu Efes scored a three-pointer with Larkin and balanced the score: 63-63. At the 34th minute of the match the score table was set to 63-72 and Motum and Larkin’s three-pointers brought down the score difference to 3 points at the 25th minute: 69-72. After Motum’s underneath basket our team set the score table to 71-74, then Dunston’s defensive rebound was turned into a layup basket by Micic at the 37th minute and the score was set to 73-74. Within the last 1:30 minutes of the match our team was trailing 73-74, then Simon scored a three-pointer and balanced the score heading into the last minute of the match: 76-76. In the last 45 seconds of the match score table was set to 76-78 and so coach Ergin Ataman called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Simon was stopped with a foul in the last 5.6 seconds of the match and scored 2 points from the free-throw line, and with those 2 points the score was balanced again: 78-78. Within the last 1.9 seconds of the match the score table was set to 78-80 and our team was trailing. Remaining duration our team couldn’t score and lost the match with the score of 78-80.