Starting the match with Larkin, Micic, Anderson, Motum, and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were scored by Larkin from the free-throw line. After the points of Micic and Motum, our team head into the television time-out 7-6 ahead in the 5th minute, returning from the time-out the same duo continued to score and set the score table to 15-10 at 8:30. In the last part of the quarter, Micic scored 2 points from the free-throw line and our team finished the first quarter 17-15 ahead. Starting the second quarter with Anderson’s basket, our team continued to score with Larkin and Micic and set the score table to 24-20 at the 13th minute. In this part of the match, Sertaç and Motum scored in the painted area and our team was 34-31 ahead at the 17th minute. Remaining 3-minute duration Larkin and Motum continued to score and our team head into the changing rooms 41-36 ahead.
Starting the second half with Micic’s 5 points, Anadolu Efes set the score table to 46-41 at the 22nd minute. After the points of Dunston and Motum, Anderson also contributed into scoring with 5 points and our team raised the score difference to double digits for the first time throughout the math at 24:30: 55-45. After the 3 points of Motum, our team head into the last 2:30 minutes of the quarter 58-49 ahead, then Micic’s last-second basket set the score of the quarter: 62-51. Starting the final quarter with Motum’s 5 points, our team set the score table to 67-60 at the 34th minute. At 35:30 the score table was balanced to 67-67, then Anderson scored first, then Motum scored a three-pointer at 37:20 and set the score table to 72-67 at 37:20. Returning from the rival team’s time-out Anderson scored another three-pointer and set the score table to 75-67 in the last 2 minutes of the match. Remaining duration Micic scored 2 and Anderson scored 1 point and Anadolu Efes won the match with the score 78-72 and qualified for the final series.