Derrick Brown who has an injury didn’t wear the jersey in this match.
Starting the match with Doğuş, Ledo, Simon, Dunston, and Stimac Anadolu Efes’s first points were shot by Ledo from a free-throw. With Dunston and Doğuş’s points, our team passed the fourth minute 7-6 ahead, then with Stimac’s 2 and Dunston’s 5 points, our team brought the score to 14-12 at the 8th minute. At the 9th minute the hosting team leads the score with a 3-point difference, then with Motum’s three-pointer, our team was trailing 19-17 at the end of the first 10th minute. Starting the second period with Motum’s 1 point from the free-throw line, our team was trailing at the 13th minute with the score of 21-18. After Birkan’s three-pointer, the hosting team’s points set the score to 21-29 at the 25th minute, thus coach Perasovic called a time-out. Returning from the time-out, Ledo and Stimac duo scored and set the score table to 26-31 a the 17th minute. Remaining 3-minute duration Simon scored 2 points and Anadolu Efes finished the first half trailing 42-28.
Starting the second half with Simon’s 5 points, our team set the score table to 33-43 at the 22nd minute. Dunston and Stimac’s points brought down the score difference to 6 points and our team brought the score to 39-45 and thus the rival team called a time-out. Returning from the time-out, Ledo and Stimac scored, and the score was set to 43-49 at the 27th minute. With Simon’s three-pointer, the score difference was brought down to the 3 points, then McCollum scored a point from the free-throw line and thus the score table was set to 47-49 at the 28th minute. In the last minute of the quarter, Motum and Simon scored and our team was trailing 54-51 going into the final quarter. Starting the final quarter with Motum’s basket, Anadolu Efes brought the score to 56-63 at the 32:30 with McCollum’s three-pointer. With Dunston and Doğuş’s points, the score was set to 60-69 at the 35th minute, then Stimac brought down the score difference to 5 points at the last 3:30 minutes of the game: 64-69. With Ledo’s points Anadolu Efes went into the last 1:40 minutes of the game trailing 76-68, then our team couldn’t lead the score in the remaining duration and lost the game with the score of 80-69.