Credit: Turk Telekom Ankara
Credit Turk Telekom Ankara

Turk Telekom Ankara (3-2) edged out Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar (4-1) 88-85 (24-17, 23-22, 19-21, 22-25) to hand the Russian powerhouse its first 7DAYS EuroCup defeat.

2-pointers this season

53%
17,5
Points made: 17,5
Accuracy: 52,6%
Place in standings: 19
Record max: 22
Record min: 14
Most made 2FGs: JaJuan Johnson

Errick McCollum hit back-to-back threes to reduce Loko's deficit to 4 points (73-77) with 4:52 to play in the game. Anthony Clemmons made a trey (73-80) but McCollum responded with his third three-pointer in a row (76-80).

Andrei Martiuk got one point from the line while Stanton Kidd hit a trey to tie the game at 80. However, Alex Perez and Aaron Harrison scored 2 threes in a row (86-80) with 2:21 to go. Stanton Kidd answered with another three on the other end (83-86). Alan Williams added a two-pointer, one point differed the teams (85-86) with 1:15 on the clock.

Both clubs exchanged with unsuccessful attacks. Aaron Harrison was fouled, he converted one free throw with 20 seconds to play (87-85). Errick McCollum's crucial trey was off the mark and Loko were forced to foul. Alex Perez scored one point from the charity stripe (88-85), while Stanton Kidd shot the ball from his own half. No wonder, the throw was inaccurate.

Turk Telekom led the route through the first two quarters, never letting Lokomotiv be in front. Their lead reached the apex of 9 points in the first half. They did not stop in the third period, gaining a 14-point advantage (60-46). Aaron Harrison initiated the Turkish squad's successful stretch.

For the winners, Aaron Harrison put on a show, registering 28 points (3/4 2PT, 5/8 3PT, 7/8 FT), 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 8 drawn fouls and 36 PIR.

Johnathan Motley was the top performer for Lokomotiv, posting 25 points (9/15 2PT, 0/1 3PT, 7/7 FT), 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 turnovers, 6 drawn fouls, and 25 PIR.

Turk Telekom: Aaron Harrison 28 (5 REB), Anthony Clemmons 18, Octavius Ellis 11 99 REB), Alex Perez 11 (4 REB, 11 AST), Tyler Ennis 10.

Lokomotiv: Johnathan Motley 25 (9 REB), Errick McCollum 17 (5 AST), Alan Williams 12 (10 REB), Stanton Kidd 11 (4 REB).

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Turk Telekom Ankara
Lokomotiv Krasnodar
46%
11 Position
Field goals
53%
1 Position
32,50
18 Position
Rebounds
36,25
9 Position
17,50
15 Position
Assists
19,00
7 Position
6,00
16 Position
Steals
7,00
11 Position

Teams leaders

Aaron  Harrison
15,0 PTS
40% 2P%
34% 3P%
Johnathan  Motley
22,5 PTS
78% 2P%
33% 3P%
Berk  Demir
6,0 REB
4,5 DREB
1,5 OREB
Alan   Williams
8,5 REB
6,0 DREB
2,5 OREB
Alex  Perez
6,5 As
2,3 TO
23 MIN
Darius  Thompson
7,5 As
3,3 TO
29 MIN