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BSL Standings
 1. Banvit BK 8-1 
 2. Anadolu Efes 8-1 
 3. Fenerbahce 7-2 
 4. Besiktas 7-2 
 5. Galatasaray 7-2 
 6. Pinar Karsiyaka 6-3 
 7. Darussafaka 5-3 
 8. Yesilgiresun 5-4 
 9. Demir IBB 4-5 
 10. Istanbul BBSK 3-5 
 11. Gaziantep 3-6 
 12. Trabzonspor 3-6 
 13. Tofas 3-6 
 14. Usak 2-7 
 15. Best Balikesir 0-9 
 16. TED Kolejliler 0-9 
Full Standings
Last:12/4/2016
TBL Standings
 1. Sakarya BSB 12-1 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 12-1 
 3. Istanbulspor 10-3 
 4. Afyon 9-4 
 5. Bursaspor 9-4 
 6. Socar Petkim 8-5 
 7. Samsun 8-5 
 8. Acibadem 7-6 
 9. Turk Telekom 7-6 
 10. Bandirma Kir. 6-7 
 11. Gelisim 5-8 
 12. Akhisar Bld 5-8 
 13. Duzce Bld. 4-9 
 14. Mamak DSI 4-9 
 15. Yalova Bld 3-10 
 16. Pertevniyal 3-10 
 17. Final Genclik 3-10 
 18. Mugla Orman 2-11 
Full Standings
Last:12/4/2016
TB2L Standings
Group A
 1. Antalya BSB 4-0 
 2. Tofas Gelisim 4-0 
 3. Boluspor 3-1 
 4. FMV Isik 3-1 
 5. Inegol 2-2 
 6. Pinar Kars. 2-2 
 7. Adanaspor 1-3 
 8. Artvin 1-3 
 9. Maliye Milli 0-4 
 10. Melikgazi 0-4 
Group B
 1. Orman Genclik 4-1 
 2. Cankiri 3-1 
 3. Karesi Spor 3-1 
 4. Mersin BSB 3-1 
 5. Kepez Bld 3-2 
 6. Aydin BSB 2-2 
 7. Bilecik 1-3 
 8. Izmir BSB 1-3 
 9. TED Istanbul 1-3 
 10. Yesilyurt 0-4 
Last:11/18/2016
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 9-1 
 2 Fenerbahce 7-3 
 3 Real Madrid 7-3 
 4 Olympiacos 6-4 
 5 Baskonia 6-4 
 6 FC Barcelona 5-5 
 7 Anadolu Efes 5-5 
 8 Panathinaikos 5-5 
 9 Darussafaka 5-5 
 10 Maccabi T-A 5-5 
 11 Zalgiris 4-6 
 12 Crvena Zvezda 4-6 
 13 EA7 Armani 4-6 
 14 Galatasaray 3-7 
 15 Unics 3-7 
 16 Brose Bask. 2-8 
Last:12/2/2016
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Banvit BK 6-1 
 2 Monaco 6-1 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 4-3 
 4 Aris 4-3 
 5 Ironi Nahariya 3-4 
 6 Fraport SKY 3-4 
 7 Helios 1-6 
 8 Bakken 1-6 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 6-1 
 2 Umana VE 5-2 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 4-3 
 4 Avtodor 3-4 
 5 Oradea 3-4 
 6 Maccabi Rishon 3-4 
 7 Kataja Basket 3-4 
 8 Khimik 1-6 
Group C
 1 Neptunas 6-1 
 2 ASVEL 5-2 
 3 EWE Baskets 4-3 
 4 Ventspils 3-4 
 5 PAOK 3-4 
 6 Rosa Radom 3-4 
 7 Usak 2-5 
 8 Openjobmetis V. 2-5 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 5-2 
 2 Scandone AV 5-2 
 3 Juventus 5-2 
 4 Strasbourg 4-3 
 5 Oostende 3-4 
 6 Cibona 2-5 
 7 Mega Leks 2-5 
 8 Mornar Bar 2-5 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 6-1 
 2 Ludwigsburg 5-2 
 3 AEK Athens 4-3 
 4 Banco di Srd 3-4 
 5 Spirou 3-4 
 6 Partizan 3-4 
 7 Stelmet ZG 3-4 
 8 Szolnok 1-6 
Last:11/30/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Sodertalje 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Group L
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Demir IBB 0-0 
 3. Gravelines 0-0 
 4. Prievidza 0-0 
Group M
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. Oberwart 0-0 
 3. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
 4. Vytautas 0-0 
Group N
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Nanterre 0-0 
 4. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
Group O
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
 4. UBT Cluj Napoca 0-0 
Group P
 1. Benfica 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Groningen 0-0 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:11/29/2016
Points Per Game
 Jordan THEODORE
  
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Theodore, Banvit23.3 
 2. Shorter, TED K.20.2 
 3. Ledo, Yesilgiresun18.9 
 4. Hayes, Demir IBB18.3 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.18.2 
 6. Stimac, Besiktas16.2 
 7. Denmon, Gaziantep16.0 
 8. Mejia, Tofas15.9 
 9. Osman, Anadolu15.8 
 10. Green, Best Balik.15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Devin THOMAS
  
  (206-PF-94)
  Avg: 10
 1. Thomas, TED K.10.0 
 2. Williams, Best B.9.9 
 3. Stimac, Besiktas9.1 
 4. Monroe, Usak8.0 
 5. Caloiaro, Demir I.7.7 
 6. Orelik, Banvit BK7.6 
 7. Ivanov, Gaziantep7.4 
 8. Roberts, Tofas7.4 
 9. Moerman, Darussaf.7.3 
 10. Wright, Trabzons.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Thomas HEURTEL
  
  (189-G-89)
  Avg: 10
 1. Heurtel, Anadolu10.0 
 2. Green, Best Balike.8.3 
 3. Theodore, Banvit7.3 
 4. Granger, Anadolu7.0 
 5. Lyons, Usak6.9 
 6. Calloway, Istanbu.5.8 
 7. Ermis, Tofas5.5 
 8. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 9. Wanamaker, Darussa.5.1 
 10. Guler, Galatasaray5.1 
Steals Per Game
 Thomas HEURTEL
  
  (189-G-89)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Heurtel, Anadolu2.2 
 2. Eldridge, Demir I.2.1 
 3. Chappell, Banvit BK2.0 
 4. Granger, Anadolu2.0 
 5. Wright, Trabzons.1.8 
 6. Calloway, Istanbu.1.8 
 7. Guler, Galatasaray1.8 
 8. Culpepper, Best B.1.8 
 9. Shorter, TED K.1.7 
 10. Monroe, Usak1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Dunston, Anadolu1.9 
 2. Tyus, Galatasaray1.5 
 3. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.4 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.4 
 5. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.2 
 6. Thomas, TED K.1.1 
 7. Roberts, Tofas1.0 
 8. Kosut, Yesilgiresun0.9 
 9. Vesely, Fenerbahce0.9 
 10. Clark, Besiktas0.9 
Player of the week
Round: 8

 Vladimir Stimac
  Besiktas
  (210-C-118)
  
Round: 12

 T.J. Campbell
  Socar Petkim
  (175-PG-86)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 10 (Regular Season)

Usak Dec.10 Demir IBB 65%
Istanbul BB Dec.10 Galatasaray 75%
Yesilgiresun Dec.10 Darussafaka 57%
Anadolu Efes 65% Dec.10 Pinar Karsiy
TED Kolejli 57% Dec.10 Best Balikes
Besiktas 80% Dec.10 Tofas
Fenerbahce 61% Dec.10 Banvit BK
Trabzonspor 57% Dec.10 Gaziantep
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Yalova Bld Dec.11 Gelisim 51%
Eskisehir Bs 78% Dec.10 Samsun
Duzce Bld. Dec.10 Bandirma Kir 54%
Socar Petkim 59% Dec.10 Afyon
Akhisar Bld 61% Dec.10 Final Gencli
Sakarya BSB 84% Dec.10 Turk Telekom
Bursaspor 61% Dec.10 Acibadem
Pertevniyal Dec.10 Mugla Orman 53%
Mamak DSI Dec.9 Istanbulspor 82%
Next Round Schedule

Round 11 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes 61% Dec.9 FC Barcelona
Baskonia 68% Dec.9 Darussafaka
Olympiacos 66% Dec.9 Unics
EA7 Armani Dec.8 CSKA 84%
Fenerbahce 75% Dec.8 Crvena Zvezd
Maccabi T-A 76% Dec.8 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 57% Dec.8 Galatasaray
Real Madrid 66% Dec.8 Zalgiris
Next Round Schedule

Round 8 (Regular Season)

Group A
Aris 77% Dec.7 Helios
Banvit BK 75% Dec.7 Ironi Nahari
CEZ Nymburk 88% Dec.6 Bakken
Fraport SKY Dec.6 Monaco 74%
Group B
Avtodor 67% Dec.7 Khimik
Macc.Rishon 57% Dec.6 Kataja Bsk
Umana VE 51% Dec.6 Le Mans
Pinar Karsiy 55% Dec.6 Oradea
Group C
EWE Baskets 63% Dec.7 Ventspils
Neptunas 81% Dec.6 Usak
PAOK 71% Dec.6 Rosa Radom
ASVEL 83% Dec.6 Openjobmetis
Group D
Scandone AV 77% Dec.7 Mega Leks
Strasbourg Dec.7 Juventus 55%
Iberostar Te 81% Dec.7 Cibona
Oostende 73% Dec.6 Mornar Bar
Group E
Stelmet ZG 56% Dec.7 Banco di Srd
Szolnok Dec.7 AEK Athens 83%
Besiktas 78% Dec.7 Spirou
Partizan Dec.6 Ludwigsburg 66%
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep 62% Dec.14 Sodertalje
Chalon 54% Dec.13 Targu Mures
Group L
Demir IBB 63% Dec.14 Antwerp
Gravelines Dec.13 Prievidza 58%
Group M
Vytautas 55% Dec.14 Oberwart
Telekom Bsk 50% Dec.14 Apoel
Group N
Nanterre 66% Dec.14 Kormend
Tsmoki-Minsk 60% Dec.14 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
Alba 66% Dec.13 UBT Cluj Na
Pau-Lacq-Ort 64% Dec.13 BK Pardubice
Group P
Lukoil Acad 56% Dec.14 Benfica
Groningen 68% Dec.14 Enisey
TBL Round 11: Derby game ends with Anadolu Efes' defeat of Besiktas - Dec 20, 2012


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The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Istanbul: Anadolu Efes (#5) and Besiktas (#6). Besiktas was defeated at home 67-74 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Besiktas. The guests trailed by 7 points at the halftime before their 45-31 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Serbian Dusko Savanovic (204-83, agency: Beo Basket) orchestrated the victory by scoring 17 points and 8 rebounds. The former international power forward Semih Erden (211-86) contributed with 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American guard Patrick Christopher (196-88, college: California, agency: 1x1 Sports) answered with 17 points for Besiktas. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Anadolu Efes (9-2) moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Defending champion Besiktas keeps the sixth position with five games lost. They share it with TED Kolejliler. Anadolu Efes is looking forward to face Karsiyaka (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Besiktas will play against Olin Edirne and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Another exciting game was again a derby between two teams from Istanbul: Fenerbahce Ulker (#1) and Galatasaray (#2). Fenerbahce Ulker (10-1) won against visiting Galatasaray (9-2) 74-67. It was a key game for the top position in the league. It was a great evening for international Emir Preldzic (205-87, agency: Beo Basket) who led his team to a victory scoring 16 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Bojan Bogdanovic helped adding 18 points. Fenerbahce Ulker's coach Simone Pianigiani allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American swingman Jamont Gordon (193-87, college: Mississippi St.) responded with 13 points and 4 assists. Fenerbahce Ulker have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place with 10-1 record. Galatasaray at the other side keeps the second position with two games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Fenerbahce Ulker will play against Antalya (#15) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Galatasaray will play against Gaziantep (#13) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game between fourth ranked Karsiyaka (9-2) and 10th ranked Aliaga (4-7) in Karsiyaka on Wednesday ended with biggest points difference. Karsiyaka outscored guests from Aliaga 83-51. It was a quality performance for Bobby Dixon who led the winners and scored 20 points. Marcus Arnold came up with 15 points and 9 rebounds for Aliaga in the defeat. 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 fourth consecutive win for Karsiyaka. They moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Aliaga lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the ninth position with seven games lost. They share it with Erdemir and Mersin. Karsiyaka will meet Anadolu Efes (#4) in the next round. Aliaga will play against Tofas (#8) in Bursa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 11: Mersin beat Olin Edirne on the road 74-62. Gaziantep won against Hacettepe on its own court 78-61. Antalya unfortunately lost to Tofas in Bursa 80-91. TED Kolejliler managed to beat Erdemir at home 87-81. Turk Telekom was defeated by Banvit BK on the opponent's court 72-80.
The most impressive performance of 11th round was 18 points and 21 rebounds by Joey Dorsey of Gaziantep.



Olin Edirne - Mersin 62-74

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both eleventh ranked Mersin and 12th ranked Olin Edirne had identical 3-7 record. But Olin Edirne was not able to use a home court advantage and was defeated by the opponent from Akdeniz 74-62 on Thursday night. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 42-29 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. It was an exceptional evening for American point guard David Holston (170-86, college: Chicago St., agency: Priority Sports) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 assists. Naturalized American forward Ali Karadeniz (203-80, college: Arizona) accounted for 23 points (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) for the winning side. Belarusian center Artsiom Parakhouski (210-87, college: Radford) came up with 25 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocks (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) and the former international Bekir Yarangume (200-79) added 4 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for Olin Edirne in the defeat. Mersin (4-7) moved-up to ninth place, which they share with Erdemir and Aliaga. Loser Olin Edirne keeps the twelfth position with eight games lost. They share it with Turk Telekom and Gaziantep. Mersin will meet Erdemir (#9) on the road in the next round. Olin Edirne will play against Besiktas in Istanbul and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Mersin: D.Holston 24+10ast, A.Karadeniz 23+4reb+1ast, J.Prince 10+10reb, H.Koseoglu 7+1reb+1ast, M.Demir 5+8reb, A.Erol 3+5reb
Olin Edirne: A.Parakhouski 25+9reb, D.Jelinek 11+4reb+1ast, M.Yagmur 10+1reb+1ast, B.Candan 5+3reb+1ast, B.Ratkovica 5+2reb, B.Yarangume 4+8reb+5ast
gschID: 198975


Besiktas - Anadolu Efes 67-74

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Istanbul: Anadolu Efes (#5) and Besiktas (#6). Besiktas was defeated at home 67-74 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Besiktas. The guests trailed by 7 points at the halftime before their 45-31 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Serbian Dusko Savanovic (204-83, agency: Beo Basket) orchestrated the victory by scoring 17 points and 8 rebounds. The former international power forward Semih Erden (211-86) contributed with 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American guard Patrick Christopher (196-88, college: California, agency: 1x1 Sports) answered with 17 points and Slovenian power forward Gasper Vidmar (211-87) added 13 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Besiktas. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Anadolu Efes (9-2) moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Defending champion Besiktas keeps the sixth position with five games lost. They share it with TED Kolejliler. Anadolu Efes is looking forward to face Karsiyaka (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Besiktas will play against Olin Edirne and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Anadolu Efes: D.Savanovic 17+8reb+1ast, S.Erden 14+8reb, S.Vujacic 14+2reb, J.Farmar 8, J.Lukas Gordon 6+6reb+3ast, K.Gonlum 4+3reb
Besiktas: P.Christopher 17+3reb+1ast, G.Vidmar 13+6reb, C.Jerrells 13+1reb+2ast, D.Ewing 9+3reb, D.Markota 6+5reb, S.Cetin 6+2reb+5ast
gschID: 198973


Gaziantep - Hacettepe 78-61

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both fifteenth ranked Gaziantep and 16th ranked Hacettepe had identical 2-8 record. This time Gaziantep used a home court advantage and defeated the opponent from Ankara 78-61 on Wednesday night. The game was mostly controlled by Gaziantep. Hacettepe managed to win third quarter 22-10. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Hacettepe 48-35 including 38 on the defensive glass. It was an exceptional evening for American power forward Joey Dorsey (206-83, college: Memphis, agency: FCM) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 21 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). His fellow American import guard Isaiah Swann (188-85, college: Florida St.) accounted for 19 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side. Four Gaziantep players scored in double figures. American guard Cameron Bennerman (193-84, college: N.Carolina St.) came up with 19 points and 5 rebounds and Muhammed Baygul (191-92) added 9 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for Hacettepe in the defeat. Hacettepe's coach Alp Bayramoglu rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Gaziantep (3-8) moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Turk Telekom and Olin Edirne. Hacettepe lost their seventh game in a row. They stay at the bottom position with nine games lost. They share it with Antalya. Gaziantep will meet league's second-placed Galatasaray in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Hacettepe will play against Banvit BK (#5) in Balikesir and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Gaziantep: I.Swann 19+5reb+4ast, J.Dorsey 18+21reb, A.Collins 13+4reb+4ast, M.Akpinar 11+4reb+1ast, M.Ademoglu 8+4reb+1ast, Y.Cankaya 7+4reb+2ast
Hacettepe: C.Bennerman 19+5reb, M.Glover 14+3reb, M.Baygul 9+9reb+5ast, P.Kaya 8+4reb+3ast, O.Altinmakas 4+2reb, O.Adiguzel 3+1ast
gschID: 198978


Karsiyaka - Aliaga 83-51

The game between fourth ranked Karsiyaka (9-2) and 10th ranked Aliaga (4-7) in Karsiyaka on Wednesday ended with biggest points difference. Karsiyaka outscored guests from Aliaga 83-51. The game without a history. Karsiyaka led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 52.2 percentage. It was a quality performance for American point guard Bobby Dixon (178-83, college: Troy, agency: Beo Basket) who led the winners and scored 20 points. Nigerian center Alade Aminu (210-87, college: Georgia Tech) accounted for 12 points and 6 rebounds for the winning side. American power forward Marcus Arnold (207-84, college: Illinois) came up with 15 points and 9 rebounds and the other American import guard Lionel Chalmers (184-80, college: Xavier) added 11 points respectively for Aliaga in the defeat. 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 fourth consecutive win for Karsiyaka. They moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Aliaga lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the ninth position with seven games lost. They share it with Erdemir and Mersin. Karsiyaka will meet Anadolu Efes (#4) in the next round. Aliaga will play against Tofas (#8) in Bursa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Karsiyaka: B.Dixon 20+3reb+3ast, J.Diebler 15+2reb, A.Aminu 12+6reb+1ast, U.Sonkol 8+3reb, S.Senturk 7+2reb+5ast, C.Topaloglu 5+5reb+1ast
Aliaga: M.Arnold 15+9reb, L.Chalmers 11+3reb+1ast, P.Shumpert 6+4reb, E.Goerkem 5+4reb, T.Holloway 4+2reb+4ast, T.Francis 4+7reb
gschID: 198977


Tofas - Antalya 91-80

Very predictable result when ninth ranked Tofas (5-6) won against 14th ranked Antalya (2-9) in Bursa 91-80 on Wednesday. The game was mostly controlled by Tofas. Antalya managed to win third quarter 22-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 20-of-22 free shots (90.9 percent) during the game. It was an exceptional evening for American-Ukrainian guard Steven Burtt (185-84, college: Iona) who led the winners and scored 23 points and 5 assists. Croatian power forward Tomislav Ruzic (207-79) accounted for 17 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side. Tofas' coach Ahmet Caki used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. American point guard Jordan Theodore (182-89, college: Seton Hall) came up with 24 points and the other American import forward Jermareo Davidson (208-84, college: Alabama) added 16 points and 10 rebounds respectively for Antalya in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Tofas moved-up to eighth place. Antalya lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the fifteenth position with nine games lost. They share it with Hacettepe. Tofas will meet Aliaga (#11) on the road in the next round. Antalya will play against the league's leader Fenerbahce Ulker (#1) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Tofas: S.Burtt 23+4reb+5ast, T.Ruzic 17+7reb, C.Altintig 13+2reb+2ast, J.Heytvelt 10+9reb+1ast, K.Sipahi 10+1ast, A.Nichols 7+2reb+1ast
Antalya: J.Theodore 24+1reb+3ast, J.Davidson 16+10reb, W.Carter 14+8reb+1ast, R.Lewis 11+3reb+4ast, R.Oz 6+2reb+1ast, E.Beyaz 6+4reb
gschID: 198976


Fener.Ulker - Galatasaray 74-67

Another exciting game was again a derby between two teams from Istanbul: Fenerbahce Ulker (#1) and Galatasaray (#2). Fenerbahce Ulker (10-1) won against visiting Galatasaray (9-2) 74-67. It was a key game for the top position in the league. It looked good early as Galatasaray took an 4-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Fenerbahce Ulker had a 23-16 second period charge getting the lead and Galatasaray was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 67-74. Fenerbahce Ulker made 18-of-21 charity shots (85.7 percent) during the game. It was a great evening for international Emir Preldzic (205-87, agency: Beo Basket) who led his team to a victory scoring 16 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Bosnian-Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic (203-89) helped adding 18 points. Fenerbahce Ulker's coach Simone Pianigiani allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American swingman Jamont Gordon (193-87, college: Mississippi St.) responded with 13 points and 4 assists and the other American import guard David Hawkins (194-82, college: Temple) scored 14 points and 4 assists. Fenerbahce Ulker have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place with 10-1 record. Galatasaray at the other side keeps the second position with two games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Fenerbahce Ulker will play against Antalya (#15) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Galatasaray will play against Gaziantep (#13) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Fener.Ulker: B.Bogdanovic 18+4reb, E.Preldzic 16+7reb+4ast, B.McCalebb 14+2reb+3ast, D.Andersen 8+4reb, I.Karaman 5+5reb, O.Onan 5+3reb+3ast
Galatasaray: D.Hawkins 14+2reb+4ast, J.Gordon 13+3reb+4ast, E.Dagli 13+7reb, B.Ndong 8+2reb+1ast, C.Akyol 7+1reb, E.Arslan 6+1reb+2ast
gschID: 198974


TED Kolejliler - Erdemir 87-81

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 8th ranked Erdemir's (4-7) road loss to seventh ranked TED Kolejliler (6-5) in Ankara 81-87 on Wednesday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Erdemir won third quarter 26-24. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. TED Kolejliler made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. TED Kolejliler outrebounded Erdemir 35-20 including a 25-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was an exceptional evening for forward Nedim Yucel (203-79) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 11 rebounds and 4 blocks. American point guard Ben Woodside (180-85, college: N.Dakota St., agency: Priority Sports) accounted for 18 points and 7 assists for the winning side. Slovenian forward Jure Balazic (204-80) came up with 22 points and guard Melih Mahmutoglu (193-90) added 16 points respectively for Erdemir in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Erdemir's coach Hakan Demir rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the third consecutive win for TED Kolejliler. They moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Besiktas. Loser Erdemir dropped to the ninth position with seven games lost. They share it with Mersin and Aliaga. TED Kolejliler's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Ankara to the arena Turk Telekom.
Top scorers:
TED Kolejliler: N.Yucel 19+11reb+1ast, K.Penney 18+5reb+3ast, B.Woodside 18+2reb+7ast, J.Stanojevic 11+5reb+3ast, V.Plisnic 9+5reb+1ast, E.Bibo 6+3reb
Erdemir: J.Balazic 22+3reb, G.Henderson 17+2ast, M.Mahmutoglu 16+3reb+2ast, S.Marshall 11+2reb+1ast, E.Bayav 9+4reb, B.Ozcan 2+2ast
gschID: 198972


Banvit BK - Turk Telekom 80-72

Everything went according to plan when fifth ranked Banvit BK (9-2) defeated 11th ranked Turk Telekom (3-8) in Balikesir 80-72 on Wednesday. The game without a history. Banvit BK led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 19-of-25 free shots (76.0 percent) during the game. Banvit BK outrebounded Turk Telekom 47-24 including a 22-5 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was an exceptional evening for Dominican-American guard Sammy Mejia (198-83, college: De Paul) who led the winners and scored 26 points and 7 rebounds. Serbian center Vladimir Stimac (211-87, agency: Interperformances) accounted for 14 points and 12 rebounds for the winning side. Croatian power forward Drago Pasalic (208-84) came up with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 12 rebounds and Slovenian power forward Miha Zupan (205-82) added 18 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Turk Telekom in the defeat. Four Turk Telekom players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Banvit BK moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Turk Telekom lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the twelfth position with eight games lost. They share it with Gaziantep and Olin Edirne. Banvit BK will meet bottom-ranked Hacettepe (#16) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Turk Telekom's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Ankara TED Kolejliler.
Top scorers:
Banvit BK: S.Mejia 26+7reb+1ast, V.Stimac 14+12reb, K.Lucas 12+4reb+5ast, K.Simmons 9+6reb, K.Bajramovic 7+6reb+1ast, S.Edge 5+2reb+1ast
Turk Telekom: M.Zupan 18+5reb+1ast, A.Saruhan 17+4reb+2ast, D.Brown 16+5ast, D.Pasalic 13+12reb+2ast, L.Williams 6, C.Ugur Ogut 2+1reb+2ast
gschID: 198971


  




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