We Started the Second Half of the BSL with a Victory: 79-70

In the 16th week of the Turkey Insurance Basketball Super League, we visited Onvo Büyükçekmece Basketball and emerged victorious with a score of 79-70. We also finished the first half of the match played at Gazanfer Bilge Sports Hall leading 39-37.

Our team started the game with Elijah, Rıdvan, Daum, Ercan, and Oturu. Our first points came from Rıdvan at the foul line, and we passed the second minute with a score of 8-2 in our favor. Following Daum's three-pointer, seven points from Rıdvan tied the score at 12-12 in the sixth minute. Daum scored four more points in this period, and with Rıdvan's layup at 8:30, we took the lead for the first time in the match: 18-16. We recorded a three-pointer by Willis without conceding any points and finished the first 10 minutes of the game ahead 21-16. Starting the second quarter with points from Thompson and Oturu, we entered the 12th minute leading 25-18. After a single successful free throw by Elijah, seven points from Thompson brought the score to 33-24 in the 15th minute. In the second five minutes of the quarter, we found three-pointers from Daum and Melih, finishing the first half leading 39-37.

Our first basket in the second half came from Oturu, and with two consecutive three-pointers by Thompson, we brought the score to 47-42 in the 22nd minute. After Erten's three-pointer, contributions from Elijah and Burakcan took us to the 25th minute ahead 56-47. In the remaining five minutes, we made one point at the foul line with Oturu and entered the last 10 minutes of the match trailing 60-57. We started the final period with a three-point play by Daum, balancing the score at 60-60 at 31:30. With a stylish dunk by Oturu in the 32nd minute, we took the lead again: 62-60. With two points from Elijah and six from Oturu, we extended our run to 13-0 in this quarter and moved the score to 70-60 at 35:30. As the score reached 70-66 at 36:30, points from Elijah and Oturu brought us into the final minute leading 77-68. We maintained our advantage in the remaining minute and, with two points from Daum, won the match 79-70.

Anadolu Efes Player Statistics
# Player Min Pts 2P 3P FT OR DR R A St To B F FR EFFP
  TOPLAM   0 0 / 0 %0,00 0 / 0 %0,00 0 / 0 %0,00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0