Our player Rodrigue Beaubois who was injured during the training a day before the match from his ankle couldn’t wear the jersey in this match.
Starting the match with Micic, Doğuş, Simon, Motum, and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first point was scored by Micic. After Dunston’s 4 points, Simon and Micic participated into scoring and our team was 10-7 ahead in the 4th minute. After this score Dunston scored 4 more points, then Micic scored 3 three-pointers one after another and our team set the score table to 23-16 at the 7th minute. Remainign duration Motum and Dunston scored one basket each and finished the first 10 minutes of the match 27-18 ahead. Starting the second quarter with Moerman’s basket, Anadolu Efes brought the score table to 32-20 at the 11th minute with Anderson’s three-pointer. After Simon’s points, Pleiss scored a long-range shot and at 13:30 the score table was set to 36-22. After Anderson’s three-pointer, Simon and Micic scored and our team set the score table to 48-34 at 17:30. In the last part of the match Moerman and Pleiss continued to score and our team finished the first half of the match 55-36 ahead.
Starting the second half with Dunston’s fancy dunk, our team raised the score difference to 19 points at the 21st minute: 57-38. In the 23:30 the score table was brought to 57-43 and so coach Ergin Ataman called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Simon responded with 3 points to the rival’s three points and so at 24:30 the score table was set to 60-46. With Micic and Dunston’s points from the free-throw line, Larkin also participated into scoring and our team lead the score 65-51 at the 27th minute. In the last part of the third quarter Moerman and Larkin continued to score and our team finished the third quarter 70-54 ahead. Starting the final quarter with Anderson’s points, our team brought the score table to 75-58 at 31:30. At the 33rd minute Larkin’s failed shot raised the score difference to 17 points: 77-60. At the 35th minute of the match our team was 77-68 ahead, then Moerman’s three-pointer set the score table to 80-68 at the 36th minute. In the last 1:30 minute duration of the match Moerman scored 5 points and our team was 85-75 ahead, then in the remaining duration Anadolu Efes continued to lead and with Anderson and Dunston’s points won the match with the score 92-77.