Starting the match with Doğuş, Beaubois, Simon, Moerman and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first points were a three-pointer scored by Beaubois.After Simon and Moerman’s points, our team was 7-4 ahead at the 5th minute of the match. In this part our successful player Dunston contributed and scored 6 consecutive points and set the score table to 13-8 at 6:30. Remainig duration Moerman scored with another basket and or team finished the first quarter with a balanced score of 15-15. Starting the second quarter, Dunston’s foot got injured and he was unable to contunie with the match. Anadolu Efes started the second quarter with Larkin’s three-pointer, and passed the 11th minute 18-17 ahead. After Beaubois’s three-pointer, Sertaç scored 7 points and set the score table to 28-22 at 16:30. After Larkin’s three-pointer Sertaç scored another point and our team raised the score difference to double digits at the 18th minute: 33-22. After Moerman, Simon and Sertaç’s points, our team head into the changing rooms 39-25 ahead.
Starting the second half with Moerman’s consecutive 2 three-pointers, Anadolu Efes set the score table to 45-35 at the 24th minute. After Simon’s underneath point at 25:30, the score table was set to 47-37, then Doğuş’s shoot was stopped by the rival when it was about to drop down and the referee pointed to the basket: 49-38. After our young player Yiğitcan’s 5 points -with 1 three-pointer- our team raised the score difference to 14 points at the 27th minute and the hosting team called a time-out: 54-40. Returning from the time-out and in the remaining duration Moerman scored 2 and captain Doğuş scored 1 point and our team head into the final quarter 57-43 ahead. Starting the final quarter, the score table was set to 57-47 within the first 2 minutes and so coach Ergin Ataman called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Beaubois’s critical three-pointer set the score table to 60-47. At 34:30 the rival team set the score table to 60-57, then Beaubois and Simon scored 1 point each from the fre-throw line and set the score table to 62-60 at the 36th minute. After Larkin’s layup at the 37th minute set the score table to 64-60, then the rival’s basket was responded by Simon’s underneath point at 38:45: 66-62. Within the last 13 seconds of the match our team was 66-65 ahead, then in the remaining duration both teams couldn’t score and our team won the match with the score of 66-65.