Hosting the Spanish side Laboral Kutxa in the eighth week match of Euroleague Top 16 Group F, Anadolu Efes was defeated 87-84. Anadolu Efes was trailing 50-33 at the halftime of the match, played at Abdi İpekçi Arena.
Starting the match with Heurtel, Janning, Cedi, Saric and Krstic, Anadolu Efes got its first field goal by Krstic. With the opponent making a quick start to the game leading 12-2 at 2.30, Cedi got our second field goal. Trailing 17-6 at the TV timeout after Saric’s basket in the paint, Efes made it 9-17 in the fourth minute with Perperoglou’s three pointer. Responding to the opponent’s points with Janning in the remaining time, Anadolu Efes was trailing 25-13 after the first 10 minutes of the game. As Krstic scored our first points in the second quarter, Anadolu Efes was down 30-18 passing through the 13th minute. Following four points by Lasme, Anadolu Efes was behind 37-22 at the TV timeout. With Krstic’s points after the timeout, the opponent was leading 40-25 in the 16th minute. Trailing 44-29 after Saric’s points with 2.20 left to play in the half, Anadolu Efes got four more points by Heurtel in the remaining duration, trailing 50-33 at the end of the first half.
With two accurate free throws each by Janning and Saric in the second half, the score was 37-52 in the 21st minute. After the steal, Efes got a three point field goal with Janning, making it 40-52 in the 22nd minute. With a single accurate free throw by Perperoglou and a three pointer by Saric, the score difference was down to single digits in the 24th minute: 44-52. As the score was 48-54 with Lasme and Janning’s points in the paint, the opponent coach called a timeout in the 25th minute. Responding to the opponent’s points with Saric and Heurtel after the timeout, Efes made it 51-58 at 26.30. Making it a one point game with 1.30 to play in the quarter with Perperoglou, Heurtel and Draper’s points, Anadolu Efes went ahead 63-62 with Krstic’s dunk in the last minute of the quarter. Conceding three points in the remaining time, Anadolu Efes was trailing 65-63 with a two point difference while heading into the final quarter.
As Heurtel tied the game in our first possession in the final quarter, Krstic’s dunk made it 67-67 at 31.30. Following Heurtel’s field goal, the opponent had a scoring run, leading 75-69 in the 35th minute. Trailing 79-69 with 4.40 to play in the match, Efes brought the score difference down to seven points at 36.40 after Krstic and Saric’s accurate free throws. 75-82. As the margin was down to four points with Perperoglou’s three pointer in the 37th minute, Heurtel made it 80-82 in the 38th minute. Trailing 85-80 with 53 seconds to play in the game, Anadolu Efes brought the margin down to one point with Perperoglou and Saric with 23 seconds to play in the game. 84-85. Unable to reclaim the lead in the remaining duration, Anadolu Efes left the court defeated 87-84.
|4||Doğuş Balbay||00:16||0||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 1 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|6||Cedi Osman||07:33||2||1 / 2 %50,00||0 / 1 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||2|
|7||Stratos Perperoglou||25:33||12||1 / 3 %33,33||3 / 4 %75,00||1 / 1 %100,00||0||1||1||3||1||0||0||4|
|8||Birkan Batuk||04:41||0||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||2|
|9||Dario Šarić||25:09||18||3 / 9 %33,33||1 / 3 %33,33||9 / 10 %90,00||1||3||4||2||2||1||0||3|
|10||Dontaye Draper||29:30||2||1 / 1 %100,00||0 / 3 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||3||3||6||2||2||0||2|
|12||Nenad Krstić||24:14||16||5 / 12 %41,67||0 / 0 %0,00||6 / 9 %66,67||5||7||12||2||0||1||1||3|
|13||Stephane Lasme||22:00||6||3 / 8 %37,50||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||3||3||1||0||2||2||4|
|10||Furkan Korkmaz||05:11||0||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 1 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||1|
|23||Matt Janning||21:11||11||2 / 4 %50,00||1 / 2 %50,00||4 / 4 %100,00||1||3||4||2||0||1||0||3|
|31||Thomas Heurtel||26:27||17||6 / 8 %75,00||1 / 3 %33,33||2 / 2 %100,00||0||0||0||5||3||2||1||3|
|51||Milko Bjelica||08:15||0||0 / 2 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||1||1||2||0||1||2||1||0|
|TOPLAM||84||22 / 49 %44,90||6 / 18 %33,33||22 / 26 %84,62||9||22||31||22||9||11||6||27||0||0|