Playing on the road against Real Madrid in the second match of the Euroleague play-off round, Anadolu Efes was defeated 90-85. Anadolu Efes was ahead 45-37 at the halftime of the match, played at Barclaycard Center.
With this result, Anadolu Efes is trailing 2-0 in the series. The third match of the series will be played at Abdi İpekçi Arena at 9.55 PM on Tuesday, 21 April.
Starting the match with Draper, Heurtel, Perperoglou, Lasme and Bjelica, Anadolu Efes got its first field goal by Bjelica. Trailing 9-2 in the third minute with the opponent’s scoring, Efes got its fourth point by Lasme. Behind 11-6 at the TV timeout in the fifth minute following Saric’s field goal, Anadolu Efes had two points by Saric and an accurate free throw by Heurtel at 6.30, bringing the margin down to two points: 9-11. Getting two more accurate free throws by Heurtel following a 6-0 scoring run from the opponent, Efes was trailing 17-11 in the eighth minute. Scoring five more points with Krstic and Cedi in the remaining two minutes, Anadolu Efes finished the first 10 minutes trailing 22-16. Starting the second quarter with a 9-0 scoring run by Krstic, Draper and Saric, Efes took the lead 25-22 at 13.40. With Krstic scoring two points from the foul line, Efes was ahead 27-24 passing through the 16th minute. As Heurtel hit a three while Perperoglou and Krstic added field goals of their own, Efes extended the scoring run in the second quarter to 18-3, increasing the lead to nine points in the 15th minute: 34-25. Ahead 40-30 with three minutes to play in the half with three points each by Heurtel, who scored a three point field goal, and Krstic, who scored an and-one, Anadolu Efes got five more points by Perperoglou, Heurtel and Saric in the remaining duration, and was ahead 45-37 at the halftime.
Opening the score sheet for Efes in the second half, Cedi hit a reverse layup: 47-39. Increasing the lead to 10 points in the 22nd minute with Heurtel, Efes made it 49-39. Responding to the opponent’s three pointer with Saric’s own, Efes kept the margin at 10 points: 52-42. Increasing the lead to 11 points with a single accurate free throw by Krstic, Efes got a layup by Cedi, ahead 55-44 in the 25th minute. Ahead 57-44 with Krstic, Efes got a three pointer by Cedi, increasing the lead to 15 points in the 26th minute: 60-45. Getting another field goal by Cedi, Efes made it 62-45 at 26.30. As the opponent had a scoring run to make it 62-57 within the last minute of the quarter, Efes had four points by Krstic and Perperoglou in the remaining duration, leading 66-63 while heading into the final quarter. Starting the final quarter with a single accurate free throw by Heurtel, Efes was ahead 67-64. As the opponent pulled up 68-67 in the 32nd minute, Perperoglou hit a free throw to tie the game: 68-68. Reclaiming the lead 72-68 at 33.20 with four points by Krstic, Efes grabbed the defensive rebound and scored a three with Perperoglou, increasing the lead to seven points: 75-68. Following Real Madrid’s timeout, Heurtel scored a three pointer as Efes was ahead 78-70 at 35.30. Leading 80-73 at 36.30 with two accurate free throws by Krstic, Efes got a field goal by Draper to follow, leading by seven points with 2.15 left to play: 82-75. As the opponent had a scoring run to pull up 86-82 with 20 seconds left to play, Janning hit a three pointer to bring the margin down to one point with 12 seconds to play: 85-86. Unable to score in the remaining duration, Efes left the court defeated 90-85.
|4||Doğuş Balbay||00:43||0||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1|
|6||Cedi Osman||23:19||12||3 / 5 %60,00||2 / 5 %40,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||4||4||1||1||0||0||2|
|7||Stratos Perperoglou||24:27||11||2 / 3 %66,67||2 / 10 %20,00||1 / 1 %100,00||2||1||3||3||0||1||0||4|
|8||Birkan Batuk||01:39||0||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2|
|9||Dario Šarić||29:09||11||2 / 4 %50,00||1 / 5 %20,00||4 / 4 %100,00||7||2||9||0||1||2||0||3|
|10||Dontaye Draper||23:51||5||2 / 2 %100,00||0 / 2 %0,00||1 / 2 %50,00||2||1||3||1||0||4||0||5|
|12||Nenad Krstić||32:07||23||7 / 10 %70,00||0 / 0 %0,00||9 / 11 %81,82||2||4||6||2||0||1||0||3|
|13||Stephane Lasme||08:02||2||1 / 2 %50,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||1||0||1||0||0||1||0||2|
|23||Matt Janning||18:14||3||0 / 0 %0,00||1 / 4 %25,00||0 / 2 %0,00||0||1||1||1||2||0||0||4|
|31||Thomas Heurtel||35:33||16||1 / 4 %25,00||3 / 5 %60,00||5 / 8 %62,50||0||6||6||15||2||5||0||4|
|32||Deniz Kılıçlı||00:00||0||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|51||Milko Bjelica||02:56||2||1 / 2 %50,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0 / 0 %0,00||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||1|
|TOPLAM||85||19 / 32 %59,38||9 / 31 %29,03||20 / 28 %71,43||14||19||33||23||6||15||0||31||0||0|