Bryant Dunston and Vasilije Micic didn’t wear the jersey due to their injuries.
Starting the match with Larkin, Beaubois, Simon, Singleton, and Pleiss, Anadolu Efes’s first points were scored by Larkin and our team was 5-0 ahead at the first minute of the match. After Pleiss’s fancy dunk, Simon scored 5 points and our team set the score table to 12-5 at 3:30. Pleiss scored another basket and Larkin scored a three-pointer at the 5th minute, our team was 17-7 ahead. After Singleton’s 5 points, our team was 22-12 ahead at the last 2 minutes of the quarter, remaining duration Sertaç scored a dunk and our team finished the first quarter 24-19 ahead. Starting the second quarter with Anderson’s layup, our team set the score table to 26-21 at the 12th minute, then Sertaç scored 5 more points at 13:30 and the rival team called a time-out: 31-23. Returning from the time-out the rival team scored 2 three-pointers following minute and so coach Ergin Ataman called a time-out this time. Returning from the time-out our team was trailing 1 point, then Simon scored and set the score table to 33-32 at the 16th minute. After Peters’s three-pointer, our team was 36-32 ahead at the last 3:30 minutes of the quarter. Then Larkin scored 6 and Simon scored 3 points and our team head into the changing rooms 45-42 ahead.
Starting the second half the first 3-minute duration was quiet for our team, then Anderson scored a three-pointer at the 23rd minute and our team was 48-44 ahead. After Singleton scored a three-pointer as well at 24:30, the score table was set to 51-48. While Larkin contributed with another three-pointer at 25:30, our team was 54-50 ahead. After Moerman’s points, our team raised the score difference to 7 points at the 26th minute: 57-50. While Beaubois scored his first points with a three-pointer, Moerman scored a hook shot at 27:30 and set the score table to 62-54. Remaining duration Singleton scored 4 points and our team was 66-58 ahead at the end of the third quarter. Starting the final quarter the first 4:30 minutes the rival team scored a 0-14 series and set the score table to 66-72, and our head coach Ergin Ataman was disqualified with 2 technical fouls. Our first point in the quarter was scored by Larkin at the 35th minute from the free-throw line: 68-72. After Singleton’s 2 points from the free-throw line, Anderson scored and set the score table to 72-75 at the last 3:20 minutes of the match. Larkin scored a three-pointer at the last 2:05 and our team was trailing 75-77, then Peters scored 1 point from the free-throw line at the last 2:20 minutes and set the score table to 76-79. Peters scored another three-pointer at the last 1:40 minutes and balanced the score table: 79-79. Then Singleton scored a three-pointer and Larkin scored 4 points from the free-throw line and our team was 86-82 ahead at the last 5 seconds of the match. The remaining duration we continued to lead and won the match 86-82.