Credit: Imago Sport – Scanpix
Credit Imago Sport – Scanpix

In a battle between two undefeated Turkish Basketball Super League teams, Anadolu Efes Istanbul (3-0) won a last-second thriller against Pinar Karsiyaka (2-1) 78-77 (17-17, 26-28, 16-20, 13-4).

Free throws this season

Points made: 12,0
Accuracy: 66,7%
Place in standings: 22
Record max: 12
Record min: 12
Most made FTs: Amath M'Baye

The teams went back and forth for the first three quarters, with the lead changing hands 18 times. Efes were down by six going into the fourth quarter (59-65) but went on a 12-2 run to get in front (71-67).

Pinar Karsiyaka did not back down and even had a chance to win the game. However, Bryant Dunston blocked Michael Roll's last-second attempt, and Efes came away with a hard-fought victory.

After going 7/11 from deep against CSKA Moscow, Vasilije Micic fired away again, converting 5 of 9 from deep. He led Efes with 18 points (1/6 2PT, 5/9 3PT, 1/3 FT), 8 assists, and 5 rebounds.

Efes: Vasilije Micic 18 (8 AST), Tibor Pleiss 17, Adrien Moerman 14, Rodrigue Beaubois 11, Bryant Dunston 10, Tolga Gecim 8.

Pinar Karsiyaka: Michael Roll 23, Amadou M'Baye 15, Bonzie Colson 14, Tony Taylor 10.

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