Dusan Ivkovic: “The game had two very different halves...”

Defeated by Real Madrid 80-71 in the first match of the Euroleague play-off round, Anadolu Efes coach Dusan Ivkovic stated his thoughts at the post-game press conference:

“The game had two very different halves. Real Madrid was the fair winner tonight. We controlled the game very well against a great offensive team in the first half, leading at the halftime. In the second half, we lost control and made lots of turnovers. The opponent’s big men played well, shooting accurately from the field. Rivers had 6/7 three pointers, which was very positive for Real Madrid. We have to take lessons from this match, work hard and prepare as good as we can for the second match of the series on Friday...”

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