Anadolu Efes, the leader in the delay match of the 29th week of the ING Basketball Super League, defeated Fenerbahçe Beko in the second place on the road 88-84.
Missing a game, the guest team got their 28th win. Yellow-dark blue people were defeated for the 8th time.
Fenerbahçe Beko started the match well with the successive shots of Tarık Biberovic and Guduric, ahead 7-2 in the 3rd minute. The yellow-dark blue players, who got hits from behind the three-point line against Anadolu Efes, who lost the ball, increased the difference to double digits 57 seconds before the end of the quarter: 21-10. The home team finished the first period ahead 21-12.
The second quarter started at a slow pace. While both teams filled the foul right early, Fenerbahçe Beko shared the ball well and closed the 16th minute by 34-25 with Guduric’s three-point basket. Although Anadolu Efes scored with Tolga Geçim and Buğrahan Tunce, who were included in the game from the sidelines, the home team continued to dominate and finished the half ahead 41-35.
Anadolu Efes made an effective start to the second half. The guest team took the lead with Simon’s accurate outside shot as the 22nd minute ended: 41-42. This quarter scoring advantage changed hands frequently. Fenerbahçe Beko, who scored three points in a row with Berkay Candan in the last moments of the quarter, got ahead 64-62 in the final period.
Most of the last quarter was the scene of a head-to-head game. Starting the period with an 8-2 series, Anadolu Efes was ahead 70-66 at the 32nd minute. Fenerbahçe Beko, who scored critical three-point baskets with Berkay Candan and Kenan Sipahi, equalized in the 35th minute: 74-74. The guest team, which scored with Micic’s paced game, was superior to the last 2.5 minutes by 10 points (74-84) with Larkin’s basket. After the fast rushes, the yellow-dark blue players, who were effective behind the three-point line, reduced the difference to 4 points with 1 minute and 44 seconds before the end: 80-84. Maintaining its superiority in the remaining time, Anadolu Efes won the match 88-84.
FENERBAHÇE BEKO: 84 – ANADOLU EFES: 88
Hall: Ülker Sports and Event
Referees: Aytuğ Ekti, Sinan İşgüder, Hüseyin Çelik
Fenerbahçe Beko: Kenan Sipahi 8, Guduric 20, Tarık Biberovic 13, Barthel 7, Vesely 10, Brown, Melih Mahmutoğlu 5, Pierre 4, Berkay Candan 15, Ali Muhammed 2
Anadolu Efes: Micic 9, Beaubois 3, Simon 21, Moerman 15, Sertaç Şanlı 2, Larkin 6, Yiğitcan Saybir 2, Doğuş Balbay, Tolga Geçim 7, Erten Gazi, Buğrahan Tuncer 14, Dunston 9
1. Period: 21-12
3. Period: 64-62