The team members those have an injury, Derrick Brown and Birkan Batuk, and Ricky Ledo who lost his father didn’t wear the jersey in this match.
Starting the match with Doğuş, McCollum, Simon, Doellman, and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were shot by captain Doğuş. With Dunston’s 4 points our team went into the television time-out trailing 11-6, then returning from the time-out Dunston scored 4 more points and set the score table to 10-13. Our team brought down the score difference to 1 point with Stimac, then with Simon’s three-pointer Efes was leading the score for the first time: 15-13. The last 1:30 minutes of the quarter Stimac scored 2 and Simon scored 3 more points and our team finished the first 10 minutes 20-15 ahead. Starting the second quarter with the rival team’s 6 points, coach Perasovic called a time-out. After the time-out, McCollum’s point turned the leadership to our team again, then Motum and Stimac’s points brought the score to 26-24 at the 14th minute. After McCollum’s 4 points Simon and Stimac’s points brought the score to 33-30 at 17:20. The rival team scored 4 points and then captain Doğuş scored 1 point from the free-throw line and this point balanced the score to 34-34. Remaining duration both teams couldn’t score and the first half finished with a balanced score: 34-34.
Starting the second half with Doğuş and Stimac’s points, the score table was set to 38-45 at 33:20, and thus Perasovic called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Simon’s layup brought the score to 40-47 at the 25th minute. At the 25th minute, Adams’s point was continued by Simon and Motum and at the last 1:30 minutes of the quarter our team was trailing 58-50. Remaining duration Doğuş scored and our team finished the third quarter 62-52 trailing. Starting the final quarter with Dunston and Motum duo’s points, Anadolu Efes was trailing 65-59 in the 34th minute. Heading to the television time-out one minute later the score table was set to 69-59, then returning from the time-out Stimac’s point and then Simon’s three-pointer brought the score to 64-71 at 36:40. With Dunston’s dunk Anadolu Efes was trailing 73-66 at the last 1:40 minute of the match, Anadolu Efes scored 4 more points with Simon and Adams, though couldn’t lead the score and lost the match by the score of 81-70.