Our team lost the previous match against Zalgiris Kaunas with a point difference that was played in Istanbul in the first half of the league with the score 79-93- and 14-point difference, and won the rematch with 21-point difference that has played in Kaunas.
Starting the match with Micic, Simon, Anderson, Moerman, and Dunston, Anadolu Efes’s first point was scored by Dunston’s continuing 6 points and was 6-4 ahead in the third minute of the match. With Micic’s 5 points at 7:30, our team set the score tablet o 11-8. Remaining duration Beaubois scored 5 points and our team finished the first 10-minute duration 16-14 ahead. Starting the second half of the match with captain Doğuş’s three-pointer, Anadolu Efes brought the score table to 21-17 at 12:30 with Simon’s layup. After Moerman’s three-pointer at the 13th minute, our team set the score table to 24-17, then Larkin scored a layup after the steal of the rival’s fast-break: 26-17. At the 14th minute Moerman scored another point and our team raised the score difference to double digits: 28-17. In this part of the match Moerman scored 8 more points and raised the score difference to 14 points at the 17th minute: 36-22. Remaining duration Simon and Dunston scored 2 points each and Anadolu Efes finished the first half 40-29 ahead.
Starting the second half with Moerman’s three-pointer, our team set the score table to 43-29 with the first fast-break. Our team raised the score difference to 15 points at the 23rd minute with Simon’s 5 points: 48-33. After Moerman and Beaubois’s three-pointer at 26:20 set the score table to 54-38 and so the rival team called a time-out. Returning from the time-out Beaubois and Moerman’s baskets raised the score difference to 17 points: 60-43. Towards the last seconds of the quarter Dunston scored 3 points and-one and our team head into the last quarter of the match 63-45 ahead. Starting the final quarter with Larkin’s basket, our team raised the score difference to 20 points at the 31st minute of the match: 65-45. After captain Doğuş’s three-pointer at the 33rd minute our team was 23 points ahead the rival team and set the score table to 68-45. With Beaubois and Pleiss’s points at 34:30 our team raised the score difference to 25 points: 72-47. Remaining duration Larkin scored 5 and Dunston scored 2 more points and Anadolu Efes won the match with the score 79-58.