Hosted by the Pınar Karşıyaka team in the 18th-week match of the ING Basketball Super League, Anadolu Efes lost the game 73-78. The score was a tie 37-37 at the half-time of the match that was played in the Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Karşıyaka Sports Hall.
Starting the match with Micic, Beaubois, Simon, Moerman, and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were scored by Dunston’s 3 points and our team was 5-2 ahead at the 2nd minute. Micic and Simon’s mutual assist and baskets set the score table to 10-15 heading into the television time-out. Egemen Güven scored underneath and set the score table to 14-15. Simon scored our first three-pointer towards the end of the first quarter. Simon scored a reversed layup and set the score of the first quarter: 21-25. Starting the second quarter, our team failed to score for the first two minutes. Micic scored our first points of the quarter from the free-throw line. Micic continued his scoring game and set the score table to 32-37. Buğrahan scored a three-pointer and Egemen scored underneath to tie the score table at the end of the first half: 37-37.
Starting the second half with Moerman’s points through Simon and Dunston’s assists, our team was 41-39 ahead. Moerman’s points set the score table to 50-44. Beaubois and Micic scored and the score table was set to 56-54 at the end of the third quarter. Starting the final quarter with Egemen’s points, our team set the score table to 58-54. Our team called a time-out after the rival team’s points and returning from it, Simon scored a three-pointer and set the score table to 61-64. Our team responded to the rival team’s points with free-throws, Moerman’s three-pointer and Beaubois’s layup but lost the match with a score of 73-78.