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.