Starting the match with Granger, Cotton, Cedi, Brown and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were scored by Dunston. While the score was 4-4 past the second minute, Efes was behind 9-10 into the fifth minute following five points by Cedi. One three-point field goal by Granger and two three-point field goals by Cedi helped Efes claim the lead for the first time in the game with 2:30 minutes remaining in the quarter: 18-17. As Brown started getting involved on offense, Anadolu Efes was trailing 24-26 past the first 10 minutes of the game. Starting the second quarter with Omic’s points, Efes got four points by Heurtel at 13:30 to tie the game: 32-32. While Dunston and Thomas’s points kept the score in balance, the opponent’s six points in succession allowed them to pull up 36-42 in the 15th minute, and coach Perasovic called a timeout. Even though Efes was trailing as much as nine points with 3:45 minutes left in the half after the timeout when the score was 38-47, 11 points by Thomas and two points by Granger tied the game once more at 1:30: 49-49. Unable to score in the remaining duration, Efes was trailing at the halftime 49-54.
As Dunston scored our first points in the second half from the foul line, the American’s four accurate free throws helped keep the score at 53-58 in the 21st minute. Following Brown and Granger’s points during these moments, Heurtel and Honeycutt’s points off fast-breaks pulled Efes up 64-63 at 23:50. Leading 69-65 at 25:30 with Heurtel’s points, Efes had a slam dunk by Dunston and a layup by Heurtel to increase the lead to six points in the 27th minute, forcing the opponent to call a timeout: 73-67. Responding to the opponent’s field goal following the timeout with five points by Thomas, Efes was leading 78-69 into the final 1:20 minutes of the quarter. Beating the buzzer with a three-pointer, Honeycutt set the score for the quarter: 81-74. As Honeycutt scored our first field goal in the final quarter, Efes increased the margin to nine points at 31:30 with Thomas’s layup: 85-76. Leading 90-81 past the 33rd minute with Heurtel’s points, Efes increased the lead to double digits for the first time in the match with Brown and Cedi: 95-83. Keeping ahead in the last five minutes with Heurtel, Dunston and Honeycutt’s points, Anadolu Efes emerged victorious 104-99.