Date: November 17th, 2016

Fenerbahçe: 88 - Anadolu Efes: 80

Playing on the road against Fenerbahçe at the eighth week match-up Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Anadolu Efes was defeated 80-88. Anadolu Efes was trailing 42-43 at the halftime of the match, played at Ülker Arena.
Fenerbahçe: 88 - Anadolu Efes: 80

Starting the match with Granger, Cotton, Cedi, Brown and Dunston, Anadolu Efes pulled up 3-0 with Cotton’s three-pointer. After a free throw by Dunston, Efes had points by Cedi and Granger, ahead 9-2 in the third minute. Following the opponent’s scoring, Efes was trailing 11-9 during the TV timeout in the fifth minute. Scoring seven points after the timeout, Granger made it 16-12 in the seventh minute. Reaching 18 points with Dunston, Efes had points by Thomas and Granger, increasing the lead to eight points within the last minute of the quarter: 23-15. Getting a mid-range jumper with Honeycutt in the remaining one minute, Anadolu Efes finished the first 10 minutes ahead 25-17. As Thomas scored our first field goal in the second quarter, the score was 27-22 in favor of Anadolu Efes past the 12th minute. After Thomas got involved in those moments, Granger and Honeycutt also contributed while Efes was leading 36-28 past the 15th minute. When the opponent managed make it a one-point game at 16:20, coach Perasovic called a timeout. Getting six more points with Heurtel and Omic in the remaining 3:40 minutes after the timeout, Anadolu Efes went to the locker room trailing 42-43 at the halftime.

Scoring two field goals in the second half, Brown made it 46-45 in the 22nd minute. As Granger had five points, the score was tied in the 24th minute: 51-51. Putting out strong defense and forcing the opponent to rushed shots during these moments, Anadolu Efes made a 10-0 scoring run with Dunston and Cotton’s fast-break points, pulling up by five points at 25:30: 56-51. Leading 59-56 with 1:30 minutes left in the quarter following three points by Brown, Efes got a slam dunk by Dunston in the remaining duration and was trailing 61-64 while heading into the final quarter. As the score was 61-69 after the first 1:20 minutes of the final quarter, Perasovic called a timeout. After four points by Heurtel following the timeout, Efes was trailing 65-71 past the 33rd minute. Behind 72-80 into the 36th minute with Cotton, Brown and Honeycutt’s points, Efes cut the margin to six when Heurtel stole the ball and scored in the 37th minute: 74-80. Behind 76-83 with two minutes to play following Dunston’s field goal, Efes got two points each by Honeycutt and Brown, and left the court defeated 80-88.

Anadolu Efes 80
# Player Min Pts 2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
1 Deshaun Thomas 17:39 8 4 / 9 0 / 2 0 / 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 2
2 Tyler Honeycutt 29:33 9 2 / 4 1 / 2 2 / 2 2 6 8 2 2 2 2 1
4 Doğuş Balbay 5:58 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
5 Derrick Brown 27:50 8 3 / 6 0 / 1 2 / 6 5 5 10 7 2 1 0 2
6 Cedi Osman 10:27 3 0 / 1 1 / 3 0 / 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1
7 Bryce Cotton 17:24 10 1 / 5 2 / 3 2 / 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1
9 Samet Geyik 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Furkan Korkmaz 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Jayson Granger 32:39 19 6 / 9 2 / 7 1 / 1 1 4 5 3 1 0 0 3
23 Alen Omić 4:41 4 2 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
31 Thomas Heurtel 23:59 8 4 / 6 0 / 5 0 / 0 1 1 2 2 2 3 0 2
42 Bryant Dunston 29:50 11 5 / 7 0 / 0 1 / 2 3 3 6 1 0 0 0 3
Fenerbahçe Doğuş 88
# Player Min Pts2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
5 Hersek, Baris 00:04 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Udoh, Ekpe 27:27 62 / 7 0 / 0 2 / 2 2 5 7 3 0 0 2 4
10 Mahmutoglu, Melih 17:28 101 / 1 2 / 4 2 / 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 Antic, Pero 06:58 21 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1
16 Sloukas, Kostas 22:32 213 / 4 3 / 3 6 / 6 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 3
21 Nunnally, James William 14:18 30 / 0 1 / 2 0 / 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
23 Ugurlu, Berk 00:08 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Vesely, Jan 29:17 207 / 8 0 / 0 6 / 10 3 3 6 1 4 5 1 4
33 Kalinic, Nikola 25:46 83 / 5 0 / 1 2 / 2 0 5 5 2 2 1 0 4
35 Dixon, Bobby 26:07 72 / 3 1 / 4 0 / 0 0 2 2 3 1 1 0 2
44 Duverioglu, Ahmet 0 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
70 Datome, Luigi 29:55 114 / 8 1 / 4 0 / 0 2 5 7 2 1 2 0 2