Date: November 30th, 2017

Anadolu Efes won at the last breath: 73-68

Hosting Italy’s AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan team in the 10th-week match Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Anadolu Efes won 73-68. Anadolu Efes was ahead with the score 33-30 at the halftime of the match that has been played at Sinan Erdem Sports Arena.
Anadolu Efes won at the last breath: 73-68

Derrick Brown and Doğuş Balbay didn’t wear the jersey in this match because of their injury.

Starting the match with Adams, Dragic, Simon, Dunston, and Stimac Anadolu Efes’s first points were shot by Simon. After Adams’s three-pointer at the beginning, Stimac and Dunston also scored through the painted area and Anadolu Efes was lead into the television time-out at the 5th minute 9-8 ahead. Returning from the time-out, after Motum’s basket, Dragic scored consecutively and our team went into the last 2 minutes of the first quarter 18-14 ahead. Remaining 2 minutes, Ledo scored 3, and Dunston scored 2 points and Anadolu Efes finished the first 10 minutes 23-16 ahead. Starting the second quarter with Ledo’s underneath basket, our team brought the score to 25-17 at the 11th minute. After Stimac and Motum duo’s 5 points at the 15th minute, Anadolu Efes raised the score difference to 7 points again, and also set the score table to 30-23. In the second 5-minute set of the quarter, Anadolu Efes scored 3 more points and finished the first half 33-30 ahead.

Starting the second half with Stimac’s consecutive 7 points, our team brought the score to 40-36 at the 24th minute. Though coach Perasovic called a time-out after the rival team set the score table to 40-44 at the 25th minute. Returning from the time-out Stimac scored 2 points through the free-throw line, and set the score to 42-46 at the 26th minute. Our team had a 5-0 series with Motum and Ledo duo and set the score table to 47-48 at the 28th minute, though this time rival team called a time-out, as because the score difference was brought down to 1 point. Returning from the time-out Dunston grabbed the defensive rebound and scored 1 point from the free-throw line, and balanced the score at the 28th minute: 48-48. After our team grabbed another defensive rebound, McCollum recorded his first points: 50-48. In the last offense of the quarter Motum scored and our team lead into the final quarter 52-50 ahead. Starting the final quarter with McCollum’s basket, then our team set the score table to 54-53 at the 31st minute. After McCollum scored a three-pointer, our team raised the score difference to 4 points at the 32:20: 57-53. After the rival team was 61-57 ahead at the 33rd minute, McCollum scored 5 points and our team grabbed the leadership again at the 35th minute: 62-61. After the rival team couldn’t score from their offense, McCollum was stopped with a foul during a three-pointer, and thus he scored 3 points from the free-throw line at the 35:30 minute and raised the score difference to 65-61. Then Dragic scored 2 points from the free-throw line this time and the score table was to 67-64 at the 37th minute and our team was ahead. In the last minute of the match the rival team was 67-68 ahead, Stimac scored 3 points and-one and brought the score to 70-68 at the last 35 seconds. When Dragic scored a three-pointer at the last second, the final score was then set, and Anadolu Efes won the match: 73-68. 

Anadolu Efes 73
# Player Min Pts 2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
1 Ricky Ledo 25:51 7 3 / 6 0 / 3 1 / 1 1 5 6 2 2 2 0 3
3 Errick McCollum 24:15 15 3 / 9 2 / 5 3 / 5 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 3
8 Birkan Batuk 3:32 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 20:36 9 3 / 5 1 / 3 0 / 0 1 4 5 4 0 0 0 0
14 Josh Adams 15:45 3 0 / 2 1 / 2 0 / 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2
15 Vladimir Štimac 24:22 19 7 / 10 0 / 0 5 / 8 5 5 10 0 0 0 0 1
24 Edo Murić 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Zoran Dragić 27:13 12 2 / 5 2 / 5 2 / 2 0 3 3 2 0 4 0 4
42 Bryant Dunston 35:02 5 1 / 3 0 / 0 3 / 8 1 3 4 2 0 2 1 2
44 Krunoslav Simon 23:24 3 1 / 3 0 / 2 1 / 2 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 4
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 68
# Player Min Pts2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
5 Micov, Vladimir 31:25 153 / 5 2 / 6 3 / 4 0 3 3 5 0 2 0 2
7 Pascolo, Davide 02:09 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 2
9 Kalnietis, Mantas 21:01 50 / 1 1 / 3 2 / 2 0 1 1 4 0 2 0 0
13 Fontecchio, Simone 0 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Tarczewski, Kaleb 17:06 52 / 2 0 / 0 1 / 2 1 7 8 0 1 3 2 5
23 Abass, Awudu 0 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 M'baye, Amath 19:08 30 / 1 1 / 3 0 / 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 5
25 Theodore, Jordan 26:48 153 / 5 2 / 3 3 / 3 0 2 2 4 1 3 0 5
34 Jefferson, Cory 18:38 72 / 3 1 / 2 0 / 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 1 3
45 Bertans, Dairis 08:35 51 / 3 1 / 1 0 / 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
55 Jerrells, Curtis 32:16 21 / 2 0 / 7 0 / 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 2
77 Gudaitis, Arturas 22:54 114 / 5 0 / 0 3 / 4 1 3 4 0 2 1 1 2