In his usual self, Ataman was pointing to the scoreboard after the match, saying 'One more Cup' which angered both Fenerbahce fans and Fenerbahce executives.


Anadolu Efes Istanbul eliminated their archrivals Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul from Turkish League (BSL) title contention on Friday. Immediately after the game, a conflict ensued between the staffs of both teams.

2-pointers this season

Points made: 20,9
Accuracy: 55,4%
Place in standings: 3
Record max: 33
Record min: 11
Most made 2FGs: Johnathan Motley

As Efes head coach Ergin Ataman was walking off the court, he pointed his finger toward the scoreboard while looking at Fenerbahce fans with the words 'One more Cup' which immediately caused tensions to rise in the stands.

Moments later, even several managers of Fenerbahce joined the scuffle, gesturing to Ataman before the arena security calmed things down.

After decisively losing Game 1, Efes went on to win three games in a row in the BSL semifinals. Elijah Bryant scored 25 points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and dished out 5 assists for 37 PIR. Vasilije Micic added 27 points and 6 assists for 28 PIR.

Efes will play either against Turk Telekom or Pinar Karsiyaka in the final. Pinar Karsiyaka currently lead the series 2-1 with Game 4 scheduled for Saturday, June 10th.

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