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  Avg: 21.2
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 2. Shorter, TED K.20.1 
 3. Theodore, Banvit BK18.4 
 4. Jefferson, Gazia.18.0 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.17.0 
 6. Morrison, TED K.16.5 
 7. Hayes, Demir IBB16.4 
 8. Denmon, Gaziantep16.1 
 9. Green, Pinar K.15.9 
 10. McKissic, Usak15.8 
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 Vladimir STIMAC
  Besiktas
  (210-C-87)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Stimac, Besiktas9.6 
 2. Dorsey, Best B.9.2 
 3. Jefferson, Gazia.9.1 
 4. Thomas, TED K.7.7 
 5. Wright, Trabzons.7.7 
 6. Auguste, Usak7.5 
 7. Hummer, TED K.7.0 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray6.9 
 9. Gill, Yesilgiresun6.9 
 10. Summers, Pinar K.6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jordan THEODORE
  Banvit BK
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Theodore, Banvit BK7.2 
 2. Heurtel, Anadolu .6.7 
 3. Green, Pinar K.5.6 
 4. Gutierrez, Trabzons.5.4 
 5. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 6. Ermis, Tofas5.1 
 7. Granger, Anadolu .4.9 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray4.8 
 9. Rautins, Gaziantep4.7 
 10. Roll, Besiktas4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Jeremy CHAPPELL
  Banvit BK
  (191-G-87)
  Avg: 2
 1. Chappell, Banvit BK2.0 
 2. Shorter, TED K.2.0 
 3. Hummer, TED K.1.8 
 4. Cherry, Gaziantep1.7 
 5. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.7 
 6. Klobucar, Istanbu.1.6 
 7. Guler, Galatasaray1.6 
 8. Eldridge, Demir I.1.6 
 9. Gutierrez, Trabzons.1.6 
 10. Ulubay, Yesilgiresun1.6 
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  Anadolu .
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.7
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 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 5. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.2 
 6. Kulig, Banvit BK1.1 
 7. Buckner, Demir IBB1.0 
 8. Jefferson, Gazia.0.9 
 9. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
 10. James, Best Balikesir0.9 
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TB2L Round 9 of Regular Season - Nov 25, 2012


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The biggest surprise of round 9 was guest Akhisar Bld's (#5) road victory over Vestel (#8) 89-85 on Saturday evening. Akhisar Bld looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. 31 personal fouls committed by Vestel helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was American forward Tyrone Nelson (206-85, college: N.Mexico St.) who scored 17 points and 9 rebounds. Guard Levent Demirci (190-76) chipped in 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Justin Knox (205-89, college: N.Carolina) who recorded 23 points and 8 rebounds. Akhisar Bld maintains fifth place with 6-3 record. Vestel at the other side dropped to the sixth position with four games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Akhisar Bld are looking forward to face Final Genclik (#13) in Bursa in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Vestel will play on the road against Usak (#3) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Leader Darussafaka delivered the eighth victory. This time they beat 10th ranked Pertevniyal (4-5) 90-80 in Istanbul. It was a good game for American guard Marcus Hall (185-85, college: Colorado) who led his team to a victory with 35 points (!!!). Aleksandar Petrovic contributed with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Darussafaka's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Naturalized FYR Macedonian Cedi Osman (195-95) answered with 19 points and 7 rebounds for Pertevniyal. Darussafaka (8-1) have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place, which they share with Selcuk Univ. Pertevniyal at the other side keeps the tenth position with five games lost. They share it with Gelisim. Darussafaka will play against Yesilgiresun (#6) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Pertevniyal will play against Baskent Genclik (#17) in Ankara and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (0-9) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 85-81 loss to seventeenth ranked Baskent Genclik (2-7) in Ankara on Saturday evening. Aubrey Reese stepped up and scored 20 points and 5 assists for the winners. The best for the losing side was Mustafa Surmen with 15 points and 5 assists. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Baskent Genclik maintains seventeenth place with 2-7 record. Izmir BSB lost their ninth game in a row. Newly promoted team still closes the standings with nine games lost. Baskent Genclik will meet higher ranked Pertevniyal (#11) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Izmir BSB will play against Bandirma Kir. (#16) in Balikesir and hopes to get finally their first victory.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Balikesir, where higher ranked Trabzonspor (5-4) lost to sixteenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (3-6) in a road game 70-81. Raymond Sykes nailed a double-double by scoring 22 points and 13 rebounds for the winning side. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Bandirma Kir. moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Trabzonspor at the other side dropped to the sixth position with four games lost. Bandirma Kir.'s next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (#18) on the road which should be theoretically an easy game.
An interesting game took place in Izmir, where higher ranked Gelisim (4-5) lost at home to sixteenth ranked Istanbulspor (3-6) 75-90 on Friday. The best player for the winners was Charles Hinkle who scored 21 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Istanbulspor moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Loser Gelisim keeps the tenth position with five games lost. Istanbulspor's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Istanbul Istanbul B.B..

Other games of round 9 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Pi Koleji was crushed by Selcuk Univ. in Konya 86-54. Maliye Milli beat Balikesir at home 72-61. Usak won against Istanbul B.B. on the opponent's court 74-64. Final Genclik unfortunately lost to Yesilgiresun in a home game 85-92.
The best stats of 9th round was 19 points, 20 rebounds and 4 assists by Arthur Johnson of Istanbul B.B..


Darussafaka - Pertevniyal 90-80

Leader Darussafaka delivered the eighth victory. This time they beat 10th ranked Pertevniyal (4-5) 90-80 in Istanbul. Pertevniyal was ahead by 5 points after three quarters before a 32-17 charge of Darussafaka, which allowed them to win the game. Pertevniyal was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for American guard Marcus Hall (185-85, college: Colorado) who led his team to a victory with 35 points (!!!). Serbian center Aleksandar Petrovic (204-87) contributed with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Darussafaka's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Naturalized FYR Macedonian Cedi Osman (195-95) answered with 19 points and 7 rebounds and American forward Anthony Brown (203-86, college: Oklahoma St., agency: KMG Sports Management) added 11 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Pertevniyal. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Darussafaka (8-1) have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place, which they share with Selcuk Univ. Pertevniyal at the other side keeps the tenth position with five games lost. They share it with Gelisim. Darussafaka will play against Yesilgiresun (#6) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Pertevniyal will play against Baskent Genclik (#17) in Ankara and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Pertevniyal: T.Erulku 20+1reb+1ast, C.Osman 19+7reb+3ast, B.Can Yildizli 17+5reb, A.Brown 11+10reb+3ast, D.Reed 7+5reb+3ast, R.Tekin 4
Darussafaka: M.Hall 35+2reb+3ast, A.Petrovic 15+11reb+4ast, C.Amasyali 14+7reb+4ast, C.Mumcuogullari 11+4reb+1ast, M.Mutlu 4+2reb+1ast, M.Turen 4+2reb
gschID: 199429


Bandirma Kir. - Trabzonspor 81-70

We should mention about the upset which took place in Balikesir, where higher ranked Trabzonspor (5-4) lost to sixteenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (3-6) in a road game 70-81. The game was mostly controlled by Bandirma Kir.. Trabzonspor was better in third quarter 19-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Bandirma Kir. won last quarter 32-23. Bandirma Kir. outrebounded Trabzonspor 41-25 including a 33-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. 26 personal fouls committed by Trabzonspor helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American power forward Raymond Sykes (206-86, college: Clemson, agency: Three Eye Sports) nailed a double-double by scoring 22 points and 13 rebounds for the winning side and his fellow American import forward Gilbert Brown (198-87, college: Pittsburgh) accounted for 27 points. American guard Henry Antwan Dobie (183-78, college: LIU Brooklyn) came up with 21 points and 6 assists and Croatian center Jurica Zuza (207-78, agency: Alti Sport) added 18 points respectively for Trabzonspor in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Bandirma Kir. moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Trabzonspor at the other side dropped to the sixth position with four games lost. Bandirma Kir.'s next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (#18) on the road which should be theoretically an easy game.
Top scorers:
Trabzonspor: H.Antwan Dobie 21+4reb+6ast, J.Zuza 18+4reb, F.Aydemir 9+1ast, E.Turetken 7+6reb+1ast, K.Cipa 7+5reb, G.Orcun Tunca 3+2reb
Bandirma Kir.: G.Brown 27+3reb+1ast, R.Sykes 22+13reb, T.Altunbey 9+3reb+1ast, Y.Turna 8+2reb+3ast, A.Cantitiz 5+5reb+3ast, T.Gecim 3
gschID: 199428


Selcuk Univ. - Pi Koleji 86-54

There was no surprise in Konya where 13th ranked Pi Koleji (3-6) was crushed by second ranked Selcuk Universitesi (8-1) 86-54 on Saturday. The game without a history. Selcuk Universitesi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Pi Koleji's players. The best player for the winners was forward Hadi Ozdemir (203-83) who scored 20 points and 7 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). Forward Burak Selen (202-88) chipped in 13 points and 7 rebounds. Four Selcuk Universitesi players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Olcay Ozkundilli (192-83, agency: EM-PA) who recorded 11 points and Halit Serdar Gungor (-77) added 10 points respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the third consecutive win for Selcuk Universitesi. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Darussafaka. Pi Koleji lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the twelfth place with six games lost. Selcuk Universitesi will face Balikesir (#7) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. Pi Koleji will play against Gelisim (#10) in Izmir and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Pi Koleji: O.Ozkundilli 11+2reb+1ast, H.Serdar Gungor 10+4reb, B.Sahillioglu 8+1reb+1ast, U.Can Aksoy 6+2reb+1ast, U.Yanar 6+5reb+2ast, N.Delic 4+1reb
Selcuk Univ.: H.Ozdemir 20+7reb+2ast, B.Selen 13+7reb, J.Granger 12+1ast, B.Clark 11+4reb+4ast, I.Yalcin Azizmahmutogullari 8+6reb+2ast, S.Yikilmaz 7+1reb+1ast
gschID: 199426


Maliye Milli - Balikesir 72-61

No shocking result in a game in Ankara where fourth ranked Maliye Milli (7-2) defeated 6th ranked Balikesir (5-4) 72-61 on Saturday. Balikesir was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Maliye Milli made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was center Hakan Yapar (202-84) who had a double-double by scoring 15 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. American guard Derek Williams (185-85, college: SMU, agency: Pro One Sports) chipped in 19 points and 4 assists. Four Maliye Milli players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Pervis Pasco (206-81, college: Kansas St.) who recorded 9 points and 6 rebounds and forward Alparslan Uruk (-88) added 7 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Maliye Milli. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Usak. Newly promoted Balikesir keeps the sixth position with four games lost. Maliye Milli will face Trabzonspor (#8) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Balikesir will play against the league's second-placed Selcuk Universitesi in Konya.
Top scorers:
Balikesir: A.Timucin Yener 10+1reb+1ast, M.Ozdogan 10+3reb, P.Pasco 9+6reb, A.Demirhan 8+2reb+1ast, A.Uruk 7+5reb+2ast, Y.Akcay 6+4reb+2ast
Maliye Milli: D.Williams 19+3reb+4ast, C.Sahin 17+4reb+3ast, H.Yapar 15+10reb+5ast, R.Ozturk 13+7reb+1ast, Z.Graham 4+1reb+1ast, M.Okay 2+4reb
gschID: 199424


Istanbul B.B. - Usak 64-74

Very expected game when 12th ranked Istanbul B.B. (3-6) was defeated at home by third ranked Usak (7-2) 74-64 on Saturday. Istanbul B.B. was trailing by 8 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 26-15 charge of Usak, which allowed them to win the game. Strangely Istanbul B.B. outrebounded Usak 44-31 including a 19-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. Istanbul B.B. was plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was American forward Eric Buckner (208-90, college: Georgia St., agency: David Lee services) who scored 18 points and 7 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). His fellow American import forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) chipped in 13 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Arthur Johnson (206-81, college: Missouri) who recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points, 20 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Sezgin Eris (185-85) added 16 points and 4 assists respectively. Istanbul B.B.'s coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Usak maintains third place with 7-2 record behind leader Darussafaka, which they share with Maliye Milli. Istanbul B.B. lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the twelfth position with six games lost. Usak will face Vestel (#9) in Manisa in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Istanbul B.B.'s supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Istanbul to the arena Istanbulspor.
Top scorers:
Istanbul B.B.: A.Johnson 19+20reb+4ast, S.Eris 16+3reb+4ast, M.Ufuk Kacar 10+1reb+1ast, D.Yavuz 8+2reb+1ast, N.Pastal 6+10reb, R.Dogrusoz 4+1reb
Usak: E.Buckner 18+7reb, E.Balto 13+2reb+2ast, J.Carter 13+6reb+4ast, O.Surucu 7+2reb+5ast, M.Erol 6+9reb+1ast, E.Yetim 6
gschID: 199423


Baskent Genclik - Izmir BSB 85-81

Bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (0-9) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 85-81 loss to seventeenth ranked Baskent Genclik (2-7) in Ankara on Saturday evening. Baskent Genclik shot 30 for 41 from the free-throw line, while Izmir BSB only scored eight points from the stripe. American guard Aubrey Reese (183-78, college: Murray St., agency: Interperformances) stepped up and scored 20 points and 5 assists for the winners and power forward Eren Ocakturk (204-87, agency: 1x1 Sports) chipped in 20 points (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!). The best for the losing side was Mustafa Surmen (-88) with 15 points and 5 assists and Cengiz Aydin Ergen (-88) scored 10 points and 6 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Baskent Genclik maintains seventeenth place with 2-7 record. Izmir BSB lost their ninth game in a row. Newly promoted team still closes the standings with nine games lost. Baskent Genclik will meet higher ranked Pertevniyal (#11) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Izmir BSB will play against Bandirma Kir. (#16) in Balikesir and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Izmir BSB: M.Surmen 15+1reb+5ast, O.Gokcepinar 12+4reb+1ast, G.Baybora 11+1reb+2ast, C.Aydin Ergen 10+6reb+2ast, O.Ozpamir 9+7reb+1ast, M.Sinan Ozgur 9+3reb+2ast
Baskent Genclik: A.Reese 20+4reb+5ast, E.Ocakturk 20+4reb+1ast, K.Wesson 11+10reb+1ast, M.Kabakci 11+1reb+1ast, G.Ezel Akgor 7+5reb+1ast, A.Aziz Kan 6+6ast
gschID: 199425


Vestel - Akhisar Bld 85-89

The biggest surprise of round 9 was guest Akhisar Bld's (#5) road victory over Vestel (#8) 89-85 on Saturday evening. Akhisar Bld looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. 31 personal fouls committed by Vestel helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was American forward Tyrone Nelson (206-85, college: N.Mexico St.) who scored 17 points and 9 rebounds. Guard Levent Demirci (190-76) chipped in 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Justin Knox (205-89, college: N.Carolina) who recorded 23 points and 8 rebounds and forward Kerem Ozkan (201-88, agency: EM-PA) added 13 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Four Akhisar Bld and five Vestel players scored in double figures. Akhisar Bld maintains fifth place with 6-3 record. Vestel at the other side dropped to the sixth position with four games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Akhisar Bld are looking forward to face Final Genclik (#13) in Bursa in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Vestel will play on the road against Usak (#3) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Vestel: J.Knox 23+8reb, A.Waller 14+6reb+2ast, K.Ozkan 13+7reb+2ast, E.Ekmen 12+3reb+1ast, S.Ugur 12+4reb+1ast, K.Tutuncu 8+5ast
Akhisar Bld: T.Nelson 17+9reb+2ast, L.Demirci 16+5reb+5ast, E.Ozpulat 15+2reb, M.Eken 12+7reb+2ast, D.Morrow 11+5reb+1ast, G.Esmer 9+2ast
gschID: 199427


Final Genclik - Yesilgiresun 85-92

Rather predictable result in Bursa where ninth ranked Yesilgiresun (5-4) beat 12th ranked Final Genclik (3-6) 92-85 on Friday. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 43-35 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was American center John Ofoegbu (206-84, college: Idaho St.) who scored 26 points and 5 rebounds (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field). His fellow American import guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) chipped in 20 points and 5 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Oguzhan Sungur (201-91) who recorded 17 points and 6 rebounds and guard Mustafa Gucyetmez (188-80) added 16 points and 4 assists respectively. Four Yesilgiresun and five Final Genclik players scored in double figures. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Yesilgiresun. They moved-up to sixth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Final Genclik keeps the twelfth position with six games lost. Yesilgiresun will face league's leader Darussafaka in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Final Genclik will play on the road against Akhisar Bld (#5).
Top scorers:
Final Genclik: O.Sungur 17+6reb, M.Moses 17+4reb, M.Gucyetmez 16+2reb+4ast, O.Kaan Gogus 10+8reb+3ast, M.Esen 10+3reb+3ast, E.Ilter 9+2reb+4ast
Yesilgiresun: J.Ofoegbu 26+5reb+2ast, A.Gordon 20+5reb+3ast, O.Erdogan 12+3reb+2ast, G.Gen 11+1reb+6ast, B.Haluk Cinar 10+3ast, I.Cevik 8+11reb+1ast
gschID: 199422


Gelisim - Istanbulspor 75-90

An interesting game took place in Izmir, where higher ranked Gelisim (4-5) lost at home to sixteenth ranked Istanbulspor (3-6) 75-90 on Friday. The guests trailed by 4 points at the halftime before their 53-34 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Istanbulspor outrebounded Gelisim 37-24 including a 28-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American guard Charles Hinkle (195-88, college: American) who scored 21 points and 7 rebounds. Guard Onur Sonsirma (190-85, agency: 1x1 Sports) chipped in 12 points and 4 assists. Four Istanbulspor players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Michael Porrini (187-89, college: Kent St.) who recorded 25 points and 4 assists and the other American import power forward Jermaine Dearman (202-80, college: S.Illinois) added 12 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Istanbulspor moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Loser Gelisim keeps the tenth position with five games lost. Istanbulspor's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Istanbul Istanbul B.B..
Top scorers:
Gelisim: M.Porrini 25+3reb+4ast, J.Dearman 12+6reb, M.Kapucu 9+4reb+1ast, F.Celebioglu 9+1reb, O.Onver 7+2ast, B.Erol 5+5reb
Istanbulspor: C.Hinkle 21+7reb+1ast, S.Piskin 13+1reb+2ast, I.Demircioglu 12+1reb+5ast, O.Sonsirma 12+3reb+4ast, D.Sonmez 10+5reb, A.Ozdemir 7+4reb
gschID: 199421


  




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