Date: November 10th, 2017

First victory in Barcelona: 89-85

Hosted by Spain’s Barcelona Lassa in the sixth-week match of Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Anadolu Efes won 89-85. Anadolu Efes was 42-35 ahead at the halftime of the match that has been played at Palau Blaugrana. With this score our team defeated Barcelona Lassa in the Euro Cups for the first time in the away game.
First victory in Barcelona: 89-85

The team members those have an injury and Justin Doellman didn’t wear the jersey in this match.

Starting the match with Adams, Ledo, Simon, Dunston, and Stimac Anadolu Efes’s first points were shot by Simon, through a three-pointer. In the first minutes both teams were scoring, then with Stimac’s underneath point and Ledo’s 8 points, our team raised the score difference to 8 points in the 6th minute and thus the rival team called a time-out: 19-11. Returning from the time-out Stimac and Dunston continued to score in the painted area and after McCollum participated with a three-point basket, the score difference was raised to two-digit numbers for the first time and our team finished the first quarter 26-15 ahead. Starting the second quarter with Dunston and Stimac duo’s points, then the hosting team brought down the score difference to 7 points and thus coach Perasovic called a time-out: 30-23. Returning from the time-out, our team continued to score with Stimac and McCollum and brought the score to 37-29 at the 17th minute. Remaining duration Ledo scored 5 more points and Anadolu Efes finished the first half 42-35 ahead.

Starting the second half with Adams’s three-pointer, Anadolu Efes brought the score to 45-39 at the 21:30. After our American player was stopped with an unsportsmanlike foul, he scored 2 points through the free-throw line, then after our team started from the side, Stimac raised the score difference to 8 points at the 22nd minute: 49-41. With Simon’s basket, the score difference was raised to 10 points at the 24th minute again, then with Ledo and McCollum’s points, the score table was set to 54-48 at the 25th minute. In these minutes our players were stopped with continuing underneath fouls those were made by our rival, Motum, Dunston, and McCollum scored 6 points through the free-throw line and set the score to 60-55 at the 28th minute. Remaining duration Motum, McCollum, and Ledo scored 7 more points and Anadolu Efes finished the third quarter 67-57 ahead. Starting the final quarter with Stimac’s points, then our successful player continued to score consecutive 6 points and set the score to 73-61 at the 33rd minute. With McCollum’s three-pointer at the 34:20 the score difference was raised to 15 points: 76-61. At the 36th minute the hosting team brought the score to 76-67, then McCollum scored another three-pointer and raised the score difference to 12 points at the last 3:30 minutes of the game: 79-67. Stimac and McCollum scored 5 more points, this raised the score difference to 12 points at the last 1:45 minutes of the game and the score table was set to 84-72. Remaining duration McCollum scored 2 and Ledo scored 3 more points, and Anadolu Efes won the game 89-85 and gained the first victory of Euroleague.

Anadolu Efes 89
# Player Min Pts 2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
1 Ricky Ledo 33:07 21 4 / 9 4 / 8 1 / 2 0 5 5 2 0 3 0 0
3 Errick McCollum 22:59 21 3 / 8 4 / 4 3 / 5 1 1 2 2 1 5 0 3
4 Doğuş Balbay 00:6 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Birkan Batuk 9:40 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
10 Onuralp Bitim 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
12 Brock Motum 17:54 4 1 / 2 0 / 2 2 / 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 3
14 Josh Adams 16:55 7 0 / 2 1 / 2 4 / 4 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 2
15 Vladimir Štimac 29:22 22 9 / 10 0 / 0 4 / 7 3 5 8 0 2 1 1 3
24 Edo Murić 10:42 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
42 Bryant Dunston 32:44 7 2 / 4 0 / 1 3 / 4 2 7 9 2 2 1 1 2
44 Krunoslav Simon 26:31 7 2 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 0 1 0 1 2 0 3 0 1
Barcelona Lassa 85
# Player Min Pts2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
1 Seraphin, Kevin 22:06 199 / 14 0 / 0 1 / 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 4
5 Ribas, Pau 13:38 30 / 0 1 / 2 0 / 0 0 2 2 4 2 1 0 1
8 Pressey, Phil 18:54 42 / 5 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 0 2
9 Hanga, Adam 28:24 72 / 4 1 / 2 0 / 0 0 4 4 4 1 1 0 3
11 Navarro, Juan Carlos 0 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Heurtel, Thomas 23:17 125 / 8 0 / 4 2 / 2 0 0 0 9 2 1 0 4
18 Oriola, Pierre 20:46 72 / 3 0 / 0 3 / 3 3 1 4 1 1 0 0 3
21 Sanders, Rakim 11:36 21 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 2
25 Koponen, Petteri 24:11 102 / 3 2 / 6 0 / 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 2
30 Claver, Victor 15:13 123 / 4 2 / 3 0 / 0 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 1
44 Tomic, Ante 09:23 42 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 1 1
45 Moerman, Adrien 12:32 51 / 1 1 / 3 0 / 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0