Date: December 20th, 2016

Velimir Perasovic: “Rebounds were the determining factor for the match...”

Defeated 71-84 by the Lithuanian side Zalgiris Kaunas at the 13th week match of Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Anadolu Efes Coach Velimir Perasovic commented at the post-game press conference:
Velimir Perasovic: “Rebounds were the determining factor for the match...”

“First of all, I would like to congratulate Zalgiris Kaunas. They played better than us, and they won. For us, the rebounds that we failed to grab were the determining factor for the match. They got second chances for almost half of their missed shots through offensive rebounds. We were not as energetic as we needed in the beginning. We were three points behind at the end of the first quarter, we had the chances to turn the scoreboard in our favor but we couldn’t capitalize. After that moment, our opponent took advantage of their lead. Life is going on. Now, we have to prepare for the match on Thursday both physically and mentally...”