Date: June 3rd, 2017

We brought the score to 2-1 in the series…

Hosting Beşiktaş Sompo Japan at the semifinal match of Spor Toto Basketbol Super League Play-off, Anadolu Efes won 66-65. Anadolu Efes was 36-35 ahead at the halftime of the match. After this score, Anadolu Efes brought the score to 2-1 in the series.
We brought the score to 2-1 in the series…

Starting the match with Doğuş, Granger, Cedi, Brown and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were shot by Cedi and Brown and was 5-0 ahead in the first minute. After Granger scored from the three-pointer line, and Dunston and Brown scord from the low-post the score was then brought to 11-4 at the 4th minute. After Doğuş’s layup Granger scored one more three-pointer and our team raised the score difference to 10 points at the 5th minute: 16-16. With Dunston’s and Brown’s points our team brought the score to 20-12 at the 6:30 minutes. Following 2:30 minutes the rival team scored 7 points and those points were responded by Thomas’s two free-throws and the score difference was brought down to 2 points at the 9th minute: 21-19. In the last minute of the quarter Brown scored one more point and Anadolu Efes finished the first 10 minutes 23-19 ahead. Starting the second quarter with Granger’s one point from the free-throw, Anadolu Efes brought the score to 27-19 at the 11:20 with Thomas’s three-pointer. In this minute, the rival team called for a time-out and after the time-out Dunston and Cedi’s points set the score to 35-25 at the 25th minute. In the second 5-minute duration in the quarter Dunston scored one more point and Anadolu Efes finished the first half 36-35 ahead.

Starting the second half with Granger’s point, Heurtel and Dunston scored with continuing shots from the low-post and brought the score to 47-37 at the 25th minute. With Brown’s fancy dunk the score table was set to 49-41 at the last 3 minutes of the quarter, then Brown’s 2 points from the free-throw line set the score to 51-46 at the last minute of the quarter. Within the last minute our team couldn’t score and thus Anadolu Efes finished the third quarter 52-51 trailing. Starting the final quarter with Brown’s 5 points, the 32nd minute was passed with the 56-56 balanced score. With Heurtel’s one point from the free-throw the score was brought to 57-59 at the 34th minute, then after the rival team’s points our team was trailing 64-57 at the last 4:30 minutes of the game. With Honeycutt’s one point from the free-throw the score was set to 64-58 at the last 3:30 minutes of the game and our team was trailing 6 points. With Cedi’s and Brown’s three-pointers the score difference was brought down to 1 point and with Brown’s last 0:2 second basket ws the key to the victory and Anadolu Efes won the match.

Anadolu Efes 66
# Player Min Pts 2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
2 Tyler Honeycutt 10:51 1 0 / 1 0 / 2 1 / 2 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 1
3 Oğulcan Baykan 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Doğuş Balbay 17:27 2 1 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 2
5 Derrick Brown 36:26 23 6 / 9 3 / 4 2 / 2 1 4 5 2 1 2 0 1
6 Cedi Osman 31:36 11 4 / 7 1 / 3 0 / 2 1 8 9 1 1 2 0 3
9 Samet Geyik 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Berk Demir 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Jayson Granger 32:03 10 1 / 4 2 / 6 2 / 3 0 5 5 3 1 6 0 3
31 Thomas Heurtel 28:16 5 2 / 8 0 / 3 1 / 2 1 1 2 5 1 3 0 4
32 Can Maxim Mutaf 00:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Bryant Dunston 30:12 10 4 / 4 0 / 0 2 / 4 2 7 9 2 1 2 2 4
1 Deshaun Thomas 13:09 4 0 / 0 1 / 3 1 / 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
Beşiktaş Sompo Japan 65
# Player Min Pts2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F
5 Muratcan Güler 04:08 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 1
6 Earl Rashod Clark 27:18 115 / 10 0 / 4 1 / 3 2 5 7 0 0 1 0 2
7 şafak Edge 00:00 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Erkan Veyseloğlu 17:53 21 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 0 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 2
15 Vladimir Stimac 19:56 126 / 10 0 / 0 0 / 1 3 5 8 1 0 0 0 3
19 Michael Jovan Thompson 29:36 52 / 4 0 / 3 1 / 1 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 3
20 Michael Brandon Roll 33:38 123 / 5 1 / 4 3 / 4 0 6 6 4 0 1 0 2
21 Sertaç şanli 13:50 83 / 5 0 / 0 2 / 3 1 3 4 0 0 4 0 2
24 Darryl Eugene Strawberry Jr. 25:36 21 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 0 1 4 3 4 0 2
25 Kenan Sipahi 07:01 21 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
34 Kyle Jordan Weems 21:04 114 / 6 1 / 5 0 / 0 0 2 2 2 0 1 1 4
65 Muhammed Doğan şenli 00:00 00 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0