Date: November 15th, 2017

Perasovic: “Our defense and superiority on rebounds was the key to the victory…”

Defeating Israel’s Maccabi Fox Tel Aviv 92-72 in the seventh-week match of Turkish Airlines Euroleague game, Anadolu Efes head coach Velimir Perasovic stated his thoughts at the post-game press conference:
Perasovic: “Our defense and superiority on rebounds was the key to the victory…”

"We knew Maccabi is a great at offensive rebounding and offensive transition and we concentrated on that. We needed to stop their offensive rebounds and we had great success in this. I think we also stopped their offensive transition, apart from the start of third quarter when we played bad defense. In this part, our defence wasn’t good enough. Though we have had a good defence in general. That was our key to the victory. Of course, you may have a player thinking that hitting 8 of 11 three-pointers will make “everything easier” but the key to the match was our defense and superiority on rebounds.”