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BSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 12-2 
 2. Anadolu Efes 12-2 
 3. Besiktas 11-3 
 4. Banvit BK 10-4 
 5. Darussafaka 10-4 
 6. Pinar Karsiyaka 8-6 
 7. Galatasaray 8-6 
 8. Yesilgiresun 7-7 
 9. Tofas 6-8 
 10. Demir IBB 6-8 
 11. Istanbul BBSK 6-8 
 12. Trabzonspor 5-9 
 13. Gaziantep 5-9 
 14. Usak 4-10 
 15. Best Balikesir 2-12 
 16. TED Kolejliler 0-14 
Full Standings
Last:1/8/2017
TBL Standings
 1. Sakarya BSB 16-2 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 15-3 
 3. Acibadem 13-5 
 4. Socar Petkim 13-5 
 5. Afyon 13-5 
 6. Istanbulspor 12-6 
 7. Bursaspor 12-6 
 8. Samsun 11-7 
 9. Turk Telekom 9-9 
 10. Bandirma Kir. 8-10 
 11. Akhisar Bld 8-10 
 12. Pertevniyal 6-12 
 13. Gelisim 6-12 
 14. Yalova Bld 5-13 
 15. Final Genclik 5-13 
 16. Duzce Bld. 4-14 
 17. Mamak DSI 4-14 
 18. Mugla Orman 2-16 
Full Standings
Last:1/15/2017
TB2L Standings
Group A
 1. Antalya BSB 10-0 
 2. Artvin 7-3 
 3. FMV Isik 7-3 
 4. Boluspor 6-4 
 5. Tofas Gelisim 6-4 
 6. Inegol 4-6 
 7. Pinar Kars. 4-6 
 8. Adanaspor 3-7 
 9. Melikgazi 2-8 
 10. Maliye Milli 1-9 
Group B
 1. Karesi Spor 9-1 
 2. Orman Genclik 8-2 
 3. Kepez Bld 7-3 
 4. Aydin BSB 6-4 
 5. Mersin BSB 6-4 
 6. Cankiri 4-6 
 7. Izmir BSB 3-7 
 8. Yesilyurt 3-7 
 9. Bilecik 2-8 
 10. TED Istanbul 2-8 
Last:1/11/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 13-4 
 2 Real Madrid 12-5 
 3 Olympiacos 12-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-6 
 5 Panathinaikos 10-7 
 6 Fenerbahce 10-7 
 7 Darussafaka 9-8 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 9-8 
 9 Anadolu Efes 8-9 
 10 Brose Bask. 7-10 
 11 Unics 7-10 
 12 FC Barcelona 7-10 
 13 Maccabi T-A 6-11 
 14 Zalgiris 6-11 
 15 Galatasaray 5-12 
 16 EA7 Armani 4-13 
Last:1/13/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-3 
 2 Umana VE 8-4 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 7-5 
 4 Kataja Basket 6-6 
 5 Avtodor 5-7 
 6 Oradea 5-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 5-7 
 8 Khimik 3-9 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 8-4 
 3 Neptunas 8-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-5 
 5 PAOK 6-6 
 6 Usak 4-8 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 3-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Juventus 8-5 
 4 Strasbourg 7-5 
 5 Cibona 5-7 
 6 Oostende 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 Partizan 8-4 
 3 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 4 AEK Athens 7-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 4-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-8 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/17/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 4-0 
 2 Gaziantep 3-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-3 
 4 Targu Mures 0-4 
Group L
 1 Antwerp 3-1 
 2 Demir IBB 3-1 
 3 Gravelines 1-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-3 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 3-1 
 2 Vytautas 3-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-3 
 4 Apoel 1-3 
Group N
 1 Kormend 3-1 
 2 Nanterre 3-1 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 1-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-3 
Group O
 1 Alba 3-1 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-2 
 3 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 2-2 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-3 
Group P
 1 Enisey 3-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-1 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jordan THEODORE
  Banvit BK
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 19.8
 1. Theodore, Banvit BK19.8 
 2. Shorter, TED K.19.7 
 3. Ledo, Yesilgiresun18.9 
 4. Hayes, Demir IBB18.2 
 5. Jefferson, Gazia.17.6 
 6. Summers, Pinar K.16.4 
 7. Stimac, Besiktas16.1 
 8. Denmon, Gaziantep16.1 
 9. Armand, Is.15.7 
 10. Green, Best Balikesir15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Leon WILLIAMS
  Best B.
  (203-C/F-86)
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Williams, Best B.9.9 
 2. Stimac, Besiktas9.3 
 3. Thomas, TED K.8.7 
 4. Jefferson, Gazia.8.2 
 5. Monroe, Usak8.0 
 6. Wright, Trabzons.7.8 
 7. Moerman, Darussaf.7.4 
 8. Gill, Yesilgiresun7.1 
 9. Ivanov, Gaziantep7.0 
 10. Caloiaro, Demir I.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Mike GREEN
  Best Balikesir
  (185-PG-85)
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Green, Best Balikesir8.3 
 2. Heurtel, Anadolu .7.6 
 3. Theodore, Banvit BK7.2 
 4. Lyons, Usak6.9 
 5. Granger, Anadolu .6.1 
 6. Ermis, Tofas5.4 
 7. Guler, Galatasaray5.4 
 8. Calloway, Istanbu.5.2 
 9. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
Steals Per Game
 Mike GREEN
  Pinar K.
  (185-PG-85)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Green, Pinar K.2.5 
 2. Hummer, TED K.2.1 
 3. Guler, Galatasaray1.9 
 4. Shorter, TED K.1.9 
 5. Eldridge, Demir I.1.9 
 6. Chappell, Banvit BK1.9 
 7. Granger, Anadolu .1.9 
 8. Heurtel, Anadolu .1.8 
 9. Wright, Trabzons.1.7 
 10. Ledo, Yesilgiresun1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  Anadolu .
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Dunston, Anadolu .1.7 
 2. Zizic, Darussafaka1.5 
 3. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.4 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.4 
 5. Kairys, Usak1.3 
 6. Kosut, Yesilgiresun0.9 
 7. Thomas, TED K.0.9 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray0.9 
 9. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
 10. Wright, Trabzons.0.9 
Player of the Week

 Marcus Denmon
  Gaziantep
  (191-G-84)
  

 Kenan Bajramovic
  Socar Petkim
  (206-C/F-104)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Demir IBB 64% Jan.21 Galatasaray
Best Balikes Jan.21 Darussafaka 82%
Tofas 58% Jan.21 Pinar Karsiy
Banvit BK 65% Jan.21 Yesilgiresun
Gaziantep 60% Jan.21 Istanbul BB
Trabzonspor 71% Jan.21 Usak
Fenerbahce 98% Jan.21 TED Kolejli
Besiktas 64% Jan.21 Anadolu Efes
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Yalova Bld Jan.22 Final Gencli 56%
Pertevniyal Jan.21 Istanbulspor 67%
Mugla Orman Jan.21 Samsun 86%
Turk Telekom 64% Jan.21 Gelisim
Socar Petkim 89% Jan.21 Mamak DSI
Eskisehir Bs 54% Jan.21 Sakarya BSB
Duzce Bld. Jan.21 Akhisar Bld 65%
Bursaspor Jan.21 Afyon 53%
Acibadem 73% Jan.20 Bandirma Kir
Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

Darussafaka 58% Jan.20 Unics
EA7 Armani Jan.20 Galatasaray 58%
Olympiacos 62% Jan.20 Baskonia
Zalgiris Jan.20 Real Madrid 80%
FC Barcelona Jan.19 Anadolu Efes 58%
Fenerbahce 56% Jan.19 Panathinaiko
Maccabi T-A Jan.19 Crvena Zvezd 58%
CSKA 68% Jan.19 Brose Bask.
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 70%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 58%
Khimik 50% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 75% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 73%
EWE Baskets 82% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 72%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 59% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 63% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 59%
Group E
AEK Athens 75% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 60%
Spirou 51% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep 95% Jan.18 Targu Mures
Chalon 91% Jan.18 Sodertalje
Group L
Gravelines Jan.18 Antwerp 80%
Demir IBB 88% Jan.18 Prievidza
Group M
Telekom Bsk 85% Jan.18 Oberwart
Vytautas 78% Jan.18 Apoel
Group N
Nanterre 86% Jan.18 Bnei Hertzel
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.18 Kormend 85%
Group O
Pau-Lacq-Ort 52% Jan.18 UBT Cluj Na
BK Pardubice Jan.18 Alba 75%
Group P
Lukoil Acad 52% Jan.18 Enisey
TBL Round 10 of Regular Season - Dec 17, 2012


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The game in Aliaga was quite interesting. Sixth ranked Besiktas (6-4) played at the court of 8th ranked Aliaga (4-6). Besiktas managed to secure a 4-point victory 76-72 on Sunday. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 22-12. But Aliaga won second period 23-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was dominated by American players. Guard Patrick Christopher (196-88, college: California, agency: 1x1 Sports) fired 21 points and 7 rebounds (made all of his ten free throws !!!) for the winners. Guard Curtis Jerrells (185-87, college: Baylor) chipped in 15 points. Center Torin Francis (210-83, college: Notre Dame) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds for lost side. Aliaga's coach Burak Biyiktay rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Defending champion maintains sixth position with 6-4 record. Aliaga at the other side keeps the eighth place with six games lost. They share the position with Tofas and Erdemir. Besiktas are looking forward to face higher ranked Anadolu Efes (#3) in Istanbul in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Aliaga will play on the road against Karsiyaka (#4) and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Istanbul. Local Anadolu Efes (8-2) outscored 11th ranked Mersin (3-7) 104-71. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Mersin. Worth to mention a great performance of Slovenian Sasha Vujacic (201-84) who helped to win the game recording 33 points (!!!) and 4 assists (on 13-of-15 shooting from the field). Sinan Guler contributed with 6 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Naturalized American forward Ali Karadeniz (203-80, college: Arizona) replied with 15 points and 8 rebounds for Mersin. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Anadolu Efes moved-up to third place, which they share with Karsiyaka and Banvit BK. Mersin at the other side keeps the eleventh position with seven games lost. They share it with Turk Telekom and Olin Edirne. Anadolu Efes will play against Besiktas (#6) in Istanbul in the next round. Mersin will play on the road against Olin Edirne (#13) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

Rest of the games of round 10 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Fener.Ulker crushed Hacettepe in Istanbul 92-59. Banvit BK beat Gaziantep at home 95-81. TED Kolejliler won against Olin Edirne on the opponent's court 76-70. Galatasaray managed to outperform Tofas in a home game 71-61. Erdemir managed to beat Turk Telekom on the road 103-94. Antalya was defeated by Karsiyaka on its own court 74-88.



Anadolu Efes - Mersin 104-71

The game with biggest result difference took place in Istanbul. Local Anadolu Efes (8-2) outscored 11th ranked Mersin (3-7) 104-71. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Mersin. The game without a history. Anadolu Efes led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Mersin's 34. Anadolu Efes forced 21 Mersin turnovers. It was a great shooting night for Anadolu Efes especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 64.3 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 27 assists comparing to just 12 passes made by Mersin's players. Worth to mention a great performance of Slovenian Sasha Vujacic (201-84) who helped to win the game recording 33 points (!!!) and 4 assists (on 13-of-15 shooting from the field). International Sinan Guler (192-83, college: Carroll, MT, agency: 1x1 Sports) contributed with 6 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Naturalized American forward Ali Karadeniz (203-80, college: Arizona) replied with 15 points and 8 rebounds and American guard J.P. Prince (201-87, college: Tennessee) added 12 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Mersin. Four Mersin players scored in double figures. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Anadolu Efes moved-up to third place, which they share with Karsiyaka and Banvit BK. Mersin at the other side keeps the eleventh position with seven games lost. They share it with Turk Telekom and Olin Edirne. Anadolu Efes will play against Besiktas (#6) in Istanbul in the next round. Mersin will play on the road against Olin Edirne (#13) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mersin: M.Demir 17+2reb, A.Karadeniz 15+8reb+1ast, J.Prince 12+6reb+5ast, D.Holston 12+3reb+2ast, A.Erol 6+5reb, W.Solomon 5+1ast
Anadolu Efes: S.Vujacic 33+3reb+4ast, D.Savanovic 11+1reb+2ast, K.Gonlum 10+6reb+1ast, S.Barac 9+1reb, B.Batuk 7+3reb+2ast, S.Erden 7+1reb
gschID: 198970


Aliaga - Besiktas 72-76

The game in Aliaga was quite interesting. Sixth ranked Besiktas (6-4) played at the court of 8th ranked Aliaga (4-6). Besiktas managed to secure a 4-point victory 76-72 on Sunday. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 22-12. But Aliaga won second period 23-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was dominated by American players. Guard Patrick Christopher (196-88, college: California, agency: 1x1 Sports) fired 21 points and 7 rebounds (made all of his ten free throws !!!) for the winners. Guard Curtis Jerrells (185-87, college: Baylor) chipped in 15 points. Center Torin Francis (210-83, college: Notre Dame) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds and swingman Preston Shumpert (198-79, college: Syracuse) added 13 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. Four Aliaga players scored in double figures. Aliaga's coach Burak Biyiktay rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Defending champion maintains sixth position with 6-4 record. Aliaga at the other side keeps the eighth place with six games lost. They share the position with Tofas and Erdemir. Besiktas are looking forward to face higher ranked Anadolu Efes (#3) in Istanbul in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Aliaga will play on the road against Karsiyaka (#4) and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Aliaga: T.Francis 17+11reb+1ast, P.Shumpert 13+7reb+1ast, L.Chalmers 13+2reb+2ast, E.Goerkem 12+3reb+2ast, T.Holloway 8+3reb+4ast, M.Arnold 4+6reb+1ast
Besiktas: P.Christopher 21+7reb+1ast, C.Jerrells 15+4reb+2ast, C.Ozer 14+2reb, D.Ewing 7+2reb+1ast, F.Can Akin 5+1reb, D.Markota 4+8reb+2ast
gschID: 198968


Hacettepe - Fener.Ulker 59-92

There was no surprise in Ankara where 15th ranked Hacettepe (2-8) was crushed by second ranked Fenerbahce Ulker (9-1) 92-59. The game without a history. Fenerbahce Ulker led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They shot the lights out from three nailing 12 long-distance shots on high 52.2 percentage. Hacettepe was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a very good performance for American-FYR Macedonian point guard Bo McCalebb (178-85, college: New Orleans) who helped to win the game recording 19 points. Central African swingman Romain Sato (194-81, college: Xavier) contributed with 12 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Five Fenerbahce Ulker players scored in double figures. American forward Michael Glover (200-87, college: Iona) replied with 20 points and 7 rebounds and Muhammed Baygul (191-92) added 15 points in the effort for Hacettepe. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Fenerbahce Ulker have an impressive five-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Galatasaray. Hacettepe lost sixth consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom place with eight games lost. They share the position with Antalya and Gaziantep. Fenerbahce Ulker will play against league's second-placed Galatasaray in Istanbul in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Hacettepe will play on the road against Gaziantep (#15) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hacettepe: M.Glover 20+7reb, M.Baygul 15+2reb+2ast, C.Bennerman 12+5reb+1ast, H.Besok 7+3reb+1ast, P.Kaya 4+6reb+4ast, A.Onder Kulcebas 1+11reb+1ast
Fener.Ulker: B.McCalebb 19+2reb+2ast, O.Onan 15+2reb+2ast, I.Karaman 14+5reb, R.Sato 12+6reb+2ast, E.Preldzic 12+1reb+6ast, B.Bogdanovic 11+3reb+4ast
gschID: 198963


Banvit BK - Gaziantep 95-81

No shocking result in a game in Balikesir where fifth ranked Banvit BK (8-2) defeated 14th ranked Gaziantep (2-8) 95-81. Banvit BK made 21-of-26 charity shots (80.8 percent) during the game. Banvit BK outrebounded Gaziantep 36-25 including 27 on the defensive glass. Gaziantep was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a very good performance for American-Azerbaijani center Charles Davis (205-84, college: Alabama) who helped to win the game recording 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Serbian center Vladimir Stimac (211-87, agency: Interperformances) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. American guard Isaiah Swann (188-85, college: Florida St.) replied with 22 points and his fellow American import point guard Andre Collins (183-82, college: Loyola, MD) added 16 points in the effort for Gaziantep. Five Banvit BK and four Gaziantep players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Banvit BK moved-up to third place, which they share with Anadolu Efes and Karsiyaka. Newly promoted Gaziantep keeps the fourteenth position with eight games lost. They share it with Antalya and Hacettepe. Banvit BK will play against Turk Telekom (#11) in Ankara in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Gaziantep will play at home against Hacettepe in Ankara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Gaziantep: I.Swann 22+3reb+2ast, A.Collins 16+3reb+2ast, J.Dorsey 14+7reb, M.Akpinar 12+2reb+1ast, C.Ercan 5+3reb, M.Ademoglu 5+2reb+1ast
Banvit BK: C.Davis 20+7reb+4ast, K.Simmons 14+3reb+3ast, I.Turkyilmaz 14+2reb, V.Stimac 11+10reb+2ast, K.Lucas 10+2reb+2ast, E.Veyseloglu 10+1reb+2ast
gschID: 198969


Olin Edirne - TED Kolejliler 70-76

Rather expected game when 10th ranked Olin Edirne (3-7) was defeated at home by seventh ranked TED Kolejliler (5-5) 76-70. Olin Edirne was ahead by 2 points at the halftime before a 36-28 second half run of TED Kolejliler. It was a very good performance for Serbian center Jovo Stanojevic (208-77, agency: Beo Basket) who helped to win the game recording 26 points and 8 rebounds. New Zealand guard Kirk Penney (196-80, college: Wisconsin, agency: Duran International) contributed with 19 points and 8 assists for the winners. Greek forward Christos Tapoutos (203-82) replied with 17 points and the former international Bekir Yarangume (200-79) added 13 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Olin Edirne. Four Olin Edirne players scored in double figures. Newly promoted TED Kolejliler maintains seventh position with 5-5 record. Olin Edirne at the other side dropped to the eleventh place with seven games lost. They share the position with Turk Telekom and Mersin. TED Kolejliler will play against Erdemir (#8) at home in the next round. Olin Edirne will play against Mersin in Akdeniz and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Olin Edirne: C.Tapoutos 17+4reb+1ast, B.Yarangume 13+6reb+1ast, D.Kamer 12+5reb, D.Jelinek 11+3reb+3ast, M.Yagmur 7+4reb+3ast, B.Ratkovica 7+1reb
TED Kolejliler: J.Stanojevic 26+8reb, K.Penney 19+1reb+8ast, N.Yucel 12+7reb+1ast, B.Woodside 7+5reb+5ast, R.Murat Kaya 6+8reb+1ast, A.Kavaklioglu 3+2ast
gschID: 198967


Galatasaray - Tofas 71-61

Very predictable result in Istanbul where second ranked Galatasaray (9-1) beat 9th ranked Tofas (4-6) 71-61. Tofas was ahead by 3 points at the halftime before a 39-26 second half run of Galatasaray. They made 22-of-26 charity shots (84.6 percent) during the game, while Tofas only scored six points from the stripe. Tofas was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a very good performance for American swingman Jamont Gordon (193-87, college: Mississippi St.) who helped to win the game recording 18 points (made all of his seven free throws). The former international swingman Cenk Akyol (198-87) contributed with 10 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. American-Ukrainian guard Steven Burtt (185-84, college: Iona) replied with 11 points and American power forward Joshua Heytvelt (210-86, college: Gonzaga) added 6 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Tofas. Galatasaray keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Fener.Ulker. Tofas at the other side dropped to the eighth place with six games lost. They share the position with Erdemir and Aliaga. Galatasaray will play against league's leader Fenerbahce Ulker in Istanbul in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Tofas will play at home against Antalya (#14) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Tofas: T.Ruzic 11+3reb, S.Burtt 11+3reb+3ast, C.Altintig 10+1reb+2ast, J.Heytvelt 6+7reb+2ast, K.Sipahi 6+1reb+6ast, I.Koc 6+4reb+2ast
Galatasaray: J.Gordon 18+1reb+1ast, D.Hawkins 12+3reb+1ast, C.Akyol 10+5reb+2ast, E.Dagli 7+5reb, F.Aldemir 6+6reb, E.Arslan 6+2ast
gschID: 198966


Turk Telekom - Erdemir 94-103

Everything could happen in Ankara at the game between two tied teams. Both thirteenth ranked Erdemir and 11th ranked Turk Telekom had identical 3-6 record. But Turk Telekom was not able to use a home court advantage and was defeated by the opponent from Erdemir 103-94. Erdemir outrebounded Turk Telekom 52-41 including 39 on the defensive glass. Turk Telekom was plagued by 30 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a very good performance for American guard Gerrod Henderson (192-78, college: Louisiana Tech) who helped to win the game recording 24 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. The other American import swingman Sean Marshall (198-85, college: Boston Coll.) contributed with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. American point guard Dee Brown (185-84, college: Illinois, agency: Priority Sports) replied with 28 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists (made all of his seven free throws) and forward Alper Saruhan (200-82, agency: 1x1 Sports) added 17 points and 6 assists in the effort for Turk Telekom. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Erdemir (4-6) moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Tofas and Aliaga. Turk Telekom at the other side keeps the eleventh position with seven games lost. They share it with Mersin and Olin Edirne. Erdemir will play against higher ranked TED Kolejliler (#7) in Ankara in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Turk Telekom will play on the road against Banvit BK (#5) in Balikesir and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Turk Telekom: D.Brown 28+6reb+4ast, A.Saruhan 17+3reb+6ast, L.Williams 16+6reb, C.Ugur Ogut 14+3reb+7ast, P.Kocaoglu 6+2reb, M.Zupan 5+4reb+1ast
Erdemir: G.Henderson 24+7reb+7ast, S.Marshall 22+12reb+2ast, J.Balazic 20+9reb+1ast, M.Mahmutoglu 11+1reb+1ast, E.Bayav 10+10reb, B.Ozcan 8+4reb+4ast
gschID: 198965


Antalya - Karsiyaka 74-88

Everything went according to plan when fourth ranked Karsiyaka (8-2) won against on the road 15th ranked Antalya (2-8) 88-74. It was a very good performance for American guard Jon Diebler (198-88, college: Ohio St.) who helped to win the game recording 25 points. Nigerian center Alade Aminu (210-87, college: Georgia Tech) contributed with 19 points (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. American forward Jermareo Davidson (208-84, college: Alabama) replied with 23 points (made all of his nine free throws !!!) and his fellow American import power forward Warren Carter (205-85, college: Illinois, agency: Edge Sports) added 13 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Antalya. Four Antalya players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Karsiyaka have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Anadolu Efes and Banvit BK. Antalya lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourteenth position with eight games lost. They share it with Gaziantep and Hacettepe. Karsiyaka will play against Aliaga (#10) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Antalya will play against Tofas (#9) in Bursa and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Antalya: J.Davidson 23+4reb+1ast, W.Carter 13+8reb+1ast, B.Guney 11+2reb+7ast, R.Lewis 10+3reb+1ast, J.Theodore 6+3reb+6ast, R.Oz 5+3reb+1ast
Karsiyaka: J.Diebler 25+3reb+2ast, A.Aminu 19+3reb+1ast, B.Dixon 9+3reb+4ast, U.Sonkol 9+4reb+1ast, W.Thomas 8+3reb, C.Topaloglu 7
gschID: 198964


  




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