Credit: BNS
Credit BNS

Anadolu Efes Istanbul (12-3) took care of Besiktas Icrypex (8-8) at the Turkish Basketball Superleague 87-72 (28-18, 24-17, 20-22, 15-15).

3-pointers this season

35%
9,2
Points made: 9,2
Accuracy: 34,7%
Place in standings: 7
Record max: 13
Record min: 5
Most made 3FGs: Vasilije Micic

Efes grabbed the visitors by the throat right from the get-go, gaining a double-digit advantage in the first (28-18). Their onslaught didn't stop in the second, with Efes' lead ballooning to 17 points at halftime (52-35).

Besiktas reduced their deficit to 12 in the third (55-67), but that was their best effort, as Efes ran away entirely in the fourth quarter. Their advantage increased to 24 points (83-59), and despite a late run by Besiktas, Efes won by 15.

Bugrahan Tuncer led Efes with 24 points (10/13 2PT, 1/4 3PT, 1/1 FT0, 4 rebounds, 2 turnovers, and 20 PIR. Rodrigue Beaubois added 20 points (1/1 2PT, 6/7 3PT) and 22 PIR.

Efes played tonight without Shane Larkin, Dogus Balbay, Elijah Bryant, Tolga Gecim, Adrien Moerman, Tibor Pleiss, James Anderson, and Filip Petrusev.

Efes: Bugrahan Tuncer 24, Rodrigue Beaubois 20, Erten Gazi 11, Egemen Guven 16, Vasilije Micic 11.

Besiktas: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson 14 (9 REB, 5 AST), Furkan Haltali 13, Joshua Reeves 11 (5 REB), Ercan Osmani 7 (5 REB).

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Erfan
Hello BasketNews.com, thanks for the report. However, there is a small mistake regarding Tolga Gecim. It is said that he did not play in the game, but this is because he is not in Efes anymore as he was transferred to Bursaspor a short while back
2022-01-18
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