Date: February 18th, 2017

Anadolu Efes is in the final: 79-74

Played against Pınar Karşıyaka at the Integral Forex Turkey Cup, Anadolu Efes won 79-74. Anadolu Efes was ahead 39-38 at the halftime of the match, played at Ankara Sports Arena.
Anadolu Efes is in the final: 79-74

Starting the match with Doğuş, Granger, Cedi, Brown and Dunston, Anadolu Efes scored the first point with Dunston. After Doğuş’s layup, Cedi scored 5 points and at the 5th minute the score was balanced 9-9 and the television time-out was called. After the time-out Dunston’s points brought the score to 11-9, then Doğuş’s three-pointer brought the score table to 14-12 at the seventh minute. After this duration Anadolu Efes boosted the energy and Heurtel’s 5 and Dunston’s 2 points raised the score difference to 7 points: 21-14. Remaining duration, after the rival team’s three-pointer Anadolu Efes finished the first 10 minutes 21-17 ahead. Starting the second period Thomas’s three-pointer, our team led the score at the 11th minute: 24-17. After Dunston’s scores, raised the score difference to 9 points at 11:30 the rival team called for a time-out: 26-17. After the time-out Heurtel’s three-pointer set the score to 29-20 at 13th minute, then Thomas and Granger’s points brought the score to 35-27 at 16:30. At 18th minute the score was brought to 35-34 and head coach Perasovic called for a time-out. After the time-out Doğuş and Brown scored four points in total and Anadolu Efes led the score table at the end of the second half: 39-38.

Starting the second period with a fancy dunk by Dunston, Anadolu Efes brought the score to 41-38 at 21:20. With the offensive rebound our team raised the score difference with Granger’s dunk ay 22nd minute: 43-38. In these minutes both teams scored, though Anadolu Efes led the score table with Honeycutt, Brown and Dunston’s points by 26th minute: 49-45. Granger’s three-pointer and Honeycutt’s point set the score to 54-47 at 17th minute. Remaining 3-minute duration Heurtel, Brown and Thomas scored and Aadolu Efes went into the final period 61-56 ahead. Starting the last quarter with Heurtel’s points, Granger’s three-pointer raised the score difference to 10 points at 31:30: 66-56. Dunsdon’s fancy dunk at 32:30 brought the score to 68-59, though at 35th minute the score difference was brought down to 3 points and head-coach Perasovic called for a time-out. After the time-out Heurtel’s point raised the score difference to 5 points again: 70-65. Anadolu Efes was ahead going into the remaining 2 minutes of the game with Thomas and Brown’s 5 points ahead 75-69, our team preserved the leadership in the remaining duration and after Granger and Brown’s scores Anadolu Efes won the match: 79-74.

Match’s most precious player was Bryant Dunston who finished the game with 14 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists , 2 steal and 1 block.

Anadolu Efes will play against Banvit in the final match for the championship on February 19th Sunday.

Anadolu Efes 79
# Player Min Pts 2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
2 Tyler Honeycutt 19:24 4 2 / 7 0 / 1 0 / 0 4 3 7 3 1 1 1 1
3 Oğulcan Baykan 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Doğuş Balbay 19:04 7 2 / 2 1 / 4 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 2
5 Derrick Brown 27:28 10 2 / 3 0 / 1 6 / 8 1 4 5 4 3 2 1 1
6 Cedi Osman 18:20 7 2 / 4 1 / 6 0 / 0 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 1
9 Samet Geyik 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
15 Jayson Granger 35:04 11 2 / 4 2 / 4 1 / 2 0 3 3 4 0 1 0 3
31 Thomas Heurtel 24:55 14 4 / 5 2 / 4 0 / 0 0 1 1 4 1 5 0 2
32 Can Maxim Mutaf 3:13 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
42 Bryant Dunston 31:38 14 5 / 9 0 / 0 4 / 4 4 8 12 2 1 3 1 3
1 Deshaun Thomas 20:54 12 0 / 2 4 / 7 0 / 0 0 5 5 0 2 0 0 2
Pınar Karşıyaka 74
# Player Min Pts2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
4 Brenton Lajames Petway 10:57 10 / 0 0 / 1 1 / 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 3 0
5 Muhammed Mustafa Baygül 23:45 61 / 3 1 / 3 1 / 2 0 3 3 2 1 1 0 4
9 Akif Egemen Güven 04:06 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2
10 Michael Edward Green 32:33 122 / 5 2 / 3 2 / 2 0 3 3 3 0 3 0 2
14 J Covan Marquis Brown 36:11 171 / 7 3 / 7 6 / 6 1 4 5 5 1 6 1 1
20 Mateusz Michal Ponitka 20:01 81 / 4 2 / 2 0 / 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
22 Joshua Colton Owens 31:28 135 / 11 0 / 0 3 / 4 4 6 10 1 3 1 0 4
25 Gani Erdi Gülaslan 00:00 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Alp Karahan 00:00 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Soner şentürk 07:30 00 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 2
35 Dajuan Michael Summers 33:29 172 / 6 3 / 7 4 / 4 2 2 4 0 1 2 0 1
48 Görkem Doğan 00:00 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0