Date: May 27th, 2017

Anadolu Efes is in the semifinals: 87-76

Hosting Galatasaray Odeabank at the quarterfinal match of Spor Toto Basketbol Super League Play-off, Anadolu Efes won 87-76. Anadolu Efes was ahead 48-40 at the halftime of the match. After this score, Anadolu Efes is 2-1 ahead in the series and going to the semifinals. Our team will be playing against Beşiktaş Sompo Japan in the semifinals.
Anadolu Efes is in the semifinals: 87-76

Starting the match with Doğuş, Granger, Cedi, Brown and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first point was shot by Brown. After Granger’s layup Brown and captain Doğuş’s three-pointer shoots our team brought the score to 10-4 at the 2:30 minutes. With Doğuş’s layup, our team continues to score with Thomas who got involved and lead the score at the 5th minute with the score of 14-7. After Granger’s three-pointer, Cedi scored 5 points and our team set the score to 22-15 at the last 2 minutes of the quarter. Remaining duration captain Doğuş scored one more basket and finished the first 10 minutes 24-17 ahead. Starting the second quarter with Doğuş’s spectacular dunk, our team brought the score to 26-17. After Thomas’s three-pointer, the rival team had continuing points and balanced the score at the 13th minute and thus coach Perasovic called for a time-out: 29-29-. Returning from the time-out Dunston broke the score balance and with Thomas’s layup and Heurtel’s three-pointer our team brought the score to 36-31 at the 15th minute. Anadolu Efes lead the score 38-35 at the 17th minute, remaining duration Honeycutt, Heurtel and Brown continued to score and Anadolu Efes finished the first half of the game 48-40 ahead.

Starting the second half our first point was scored by Granger, then Thomas’s 4 points set the score to 54-47 at the 24th minute. Doğuş and Cedi’s points at the 25th minute raised the score difference to 10 points: 59-49. After Heurtel’s three-pointer our team went into the last 2 minutes of the quarter 62-53 ahead, then Honeycutt scored 3, Thomas and Heurtel scored two point each and thus Anadolu Efes went into the last quarter 69-55 ahead. Starting the final quarter with Brown’s 5 points, Anadolu Efes raised the score difference to 19 points at the 31st minute: 74-55. With Brown, our team scored 2 more points and afterward, the rival team had continuing points and brought the score to 76-64 at the 33rd minute and coach Perasovic called for a time-out. After the time-out, Dunston’s dunk brought the score to 78-65 at the 34th minute and then Thomas and Dunston scored 2 points each from the free-throw and brought the score to 82-68 at the 37:30 minutes. In the last minutes of the match, Brown and Heurtel scored 5 more points and Anadolu Efes won the game 87-76. 

Anadolu Efes 87
# Player Min Pts 2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
2 Tyler Honeycutt 22:33 5 1 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 0 2 5 7 3 2 1 1 1
3 Oğulcan Baykan 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Doğuş Balbay 22:34 11 4 / 5 1 / 1 0 / 2 3 1 4 1 1 2 0 1
5 Derrick Brown 30:22 22 5 / 7 4 / 6 0 / 0 3 4 7 3 0 0 0 3
6 Cedi Osman 19:17 8 2 / 5 1 / 2 1 / 3 2 3 5 1 2 0 0 0
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 31:55 7 2 / 6 1 / 4 0 / 0 2 3 5 9 4 2 0 1
31 Thomas Heurtel 23:41 13 2 / 5 3 / 6 0 / 0 2 1 3 2 0 1 0 1
32 Can Maxim Mutaf 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Bryant Dunston 17:06 6 2 / 5 0 / 0 2 / 2 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 4
1 Deshaun Thomas 32:32 15 5 / 7 1 / 8 2 / 2 2 2 4 2 2 1 0 2
Galatasaray Odeabank 76
# Player Min Pts2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
3 Emir Preldzic 06:43 21 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2
4 Errick Lane Mc Collum Ii 35:25 328 / 12 5 / 7 1 / 4 2 1 3 2 2 3 1 3
5 Vladimir Micov 26:42 21 / 5 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
7 Alexander Trent Tyus Cecchini 13:02 42 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
8 Can Korkmaz 00:00 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Ege Arar 00:00 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Orhan Aydin Haciyeva 00:00 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Tibor Pleiss 26:58 63 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 2 2 4 6 3 1 1 1 1
25 Austin Darren Daye 29:26 215 / 6 3 / 4 2 / 2 1 4 5 1 0 1 0 1
32 Sinan Güler 26:07 42 / 6 0 / 1 0 / 0 2 3 5 3 1 4 0 0
33 Jon K Diebler 27:35 51 / 1 1 / 7 0 / 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 4
61 Hüseyin Göksenin Köksal 08:02 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1