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BSL Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 24-6 
 2. Fener.Ulker 24-6 
 3. Galatasaray 22-8 
 4. Darussafaka 20-10 
 5. Banvit BK 18-12 
 6. Karsiyaka 17-13 
 7. Usak 16-14 
 8. Royal Hali 15-15 
 9. Besiktas 15-15 
 10. Demir IBB 14-16 
 11. Trabzonspor 12-18 
 12. Yesilgiresun 11-19 
 13. Istanbul BSB 10-20 
 14. TED Kolejliler 9-21 
 15. Turk Telekom 7-23 
 16. Konyaspor 6-24 
Last:5/11/2016
TBL Standings
 1. Tofas 31-3 
 2. Acibadem 25-9 
 3. Denizli 24-10 
 4. Gediz 22-12 
 5. Sakarya BSB 21-13 
 6. Balikesir 19-15 
 7. Socar Petkim 18-16 
 8. Afyon 18-16 
 9. Pertevniyal 17-17 
 10. Gelisim 16-18 
 11. Meliksah 14-20 
 12. Mamak DSI 14-20 
 13. Akhisar Bld 14-20 
 14. Bandirma Kir. 14-20 
 15. Eskisehir Basket 13-21 
 16. Final Genclik 11-23 
 17. Istanbul DSI 10-24 
 18. Adanaspor 5-29 
Last:5/9/2016
TB2L Stage Two Standings
 1. Samsun 4-2 
 2. Bursaspor 4-2 
 3. Istanbulspor 3-3 
 4. Orman Genclik 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/15/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group E
 1 Fener.Ulker 11-3 
 2 Lokomotiv 9-5 
 3 Panathinaikos 9-5 
 4 Crvena Zvezda 7-7 
 5 Anadolu Efes 7-7 
 6 Darussafaka 5-9 
 7 Unicaja 4-10 
 8 Cedevita 4-10 
Group F
 1 CSKA 10-4 
 2 Laboral Kutxa 9-5 
 3 FC Barcelona 8-6 
 4 Real Madrid 7-7 
 5 Khimky 7-7 
 6 Brose Bask. 7-7 
 7 Olympiacos 6-8 
 8 Zalgiris 2-12 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/8/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group G
 1 B.Muenchen 4-2 
 2 Banvit BK 4-2 
 3 Dominion BB 3-3 
 4 Ratiopharm 1-5 
Group H
 1 Gran Canaria 5-1 
 2 Strasbourg 4-2 
 3 Avtodor 3-3 
 4 Hapoel J-M 0-6 
Group I
 1 EWE Baskets 4-2 
 2 Limoges 3-3 
 3 Valencia 3-3 
 4 PAOK 2-4 
Group J
 1 EA7 Armani 4-2 
 2 ALBA 3-3 
 3 Aris 3-3 
 4 Neptunas 2-4 
Group K
 1 Dolomiti En. TR 4-2 
 2 Karsiyaka 3-3 
 3 Trabzonspor 3-3 
 4 Grissin Bon RE 2-4 
Group L
 1 Zenit 4-2 
 2 Stelmet ZG 3-3 
 3 Ludwigsburg 3-3 
 4 Umana VE 2-4 
Group M
 1 Unics 6-0 
 2 N.Novgorod 3-3 
 3 Maccabi T-A 2-4 
 4 Un.Olimpija 1-5 
Group N
 1 Galatasaray 4-2 
 2 CAI Zaragoza 4-2 
 3 Banco di Srd 3-3 
 4 Szolnok 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/10/2016
Points Per Game
 Manny HARRIS
  Anhui
  (196-F/G-89)
  Avg: 20.5
 1. Harris, Anhui20.5 
 2. Tucker, Bayamon18.7 
 3. Moerman, Banvit BK18.0 
 4. Crocker, Yesilgire.17.3 
 5. Hardy, Trabzonspor16.7 
 6. Roll, Laboral Kutxa16.5 
 7. Harris, Usak16.4 
 8. Fortson, Banvit BK16.3 
 9. Jackson, Marinos16.2 
 10. Haislip, Guayzhou15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Adrien MOERMAN
  Banvit BK
  (202-PF-88)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Moerman, Banvit BK10.1 
 2. Harris, Usak9.6 
 3. Birch, Usak9.1 
 4. Sanikidze, TED K.7.9 
 5. Elegar, TED K.7.6 
 6. Williams, Konyaspor7.5 
 7. Dorsey, FC Barce.7.3 
 8. Lampe, Besiktas7.0 
 9. Harangody, Darussa.6.9 
 10. Jackson, Marinos6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Joe RAGLAND
  Scandone.
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Ragland, Scandone.7.7 
 2. Bremer, Konyaspor6.8 
 3. Fortson, Banvit BK6.5 
 4. Heurtel, Anadolu6.1 
 5. Calloway, Royal Ha.5.9 
 6. Wolters, Besiktas5.4 
 7. Brazelton, Graveli.5.0 
 8. Prince, Trabzonspor4.7 
 9. Lucas, TED K.4.7 
 10. Roll, Laboral Kut.4.7 
Steals Per Game
 Quinton HOSLEY
  Yesilgiresun
  (201-F-84)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Hosley, Yesilgires.1.9 
 2. Dulkys, Yesilgires.1.6 
 3. Culpepper, Besiktas1.6 
 4. Calloway, Royal Ha.1.6 
 5. Kitchen, Trabzons.1.5 
 6. Armstead, Istanbul.1.5 
 7. Moerman, Banvit BK1.5 
 8. Crocker, Yesilgire.1.4 
 9. Eldridge, Demir I.1.4 
 10. Jenkins, Turk T.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Sean WILLIAMS
  Konyaspor
  (208-F-86)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Williams, Konyaspor2.2 
 2. Lasme, Galatasaray1.7 
 3. Udoh, Fener.Ulker1.5 
 4. Birch, Usak1.3 
 5. Davis, Galatasaray1.1 
 6. Vesely, Fener.Ulker1.1 
 7. Dunston, Anadolu1.1 
 8. Elonu, Besiktas1.1 
 9. Carmichael, Banvit1.0 
 10. Kulig, Trabzonspor1.0 
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TBL Round 14: Three teams share the top with 12-2 records - Jan 7, 2013


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Semih Erden
The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with change at the leadership position, derby games and games ending by tiny margin.

TBL round 14 caused change at the leadership position. Second defeat of league's leader Fenerbahce Ulker (12-2) against third ranked Anadolu Efes (12-2) 94-76 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of Fenerbahce Ulker. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The game without a history. Anadolu Efes led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Anadolu Efes outrebounded Fenerbahce Ulker 33-22 including 24 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. The former international power forward Semih Erden (211-86) orchestrated the victory by scoring 27 points and 6 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field). Slovenian Sasha Vujacic (201-84) contributed with 18 points for the winners. Bosnian-Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic (203-89) replied with 17 points for Fenerbahce Ulker. Fenerbahce Ulker's coach rotated eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Anadolu Efes have an impressive five-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Fener.Ulker and Banvit BK. Fenerbahce Ulker will play next round against Olin Edirne trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Anadolu Efes will try to continue on its current victory against twelfth ranked Gaziantep on the road.
Another exciting game for Besiktas (9-5) which played in Ankara against TED Kolejliler (8-6). Sixth ranked Besiktas won 69-64. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of TED Kolejliler. American guard Patrick Christopher (196-88, college: California, agency: 1x1 Sports) scored 14 points to lead the charge for the winners and Curtis Jerrells chipped in 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. Besiktas' coach Erman Kunter allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. New Zealand guard Kirk Penney (196-80, college: Wisconsin, agency: Duran International) responded with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Besiktas have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains sixth position with 9-5 record. Newly promoted TED Kolejliler keeps the seventh place with six games lost. Besiktas will play against Mersin (#11) in Akdeniz in the next round where they are favorite. TED Kolejliler will play on the road against Karsiyaka (#4) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Erdemir was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Karsiyaka (11-3) played at the court of 8th ranked Erdemir (5-9). Karsiyaka defeated Erdemir 64-54 on Saturday. Will Thomas notched 16 points and 9 rebounds to lead the effort. Even 11 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists by Gerrod Henderson did not help to save the game for Erdemir. Karsiyaka maintains fourth position with 11-3 record, which they share with Galatasaray. Erdemir at the other side dropped to the tenth place with nine games lost. They share the position with Mersin. Karsiyaka will meet at home TED Kolejliler (#7) in the next round. Erdemir will play against Tofas in Bursa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
A very interesting game took place in Edirne. It ended with only one-point home defeat of 14th ranked Olin Edirne (3-11) to tenth ranked Tofas (6-8) 73-72 on Saturday evening. The best player for the winners was Steven Burtt who scored 18 points and 5 assists. Tofas moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Aliaga. Olin Edirne lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 11 games lost. Tofas' next round opponent will be Erdemir (#10) at home. Olin Edirne will play against the league's second-placed Fenerbahce Ulker (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Important game to mention about took place in Ankara. Twelfth ranked Mersin (5-9) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 13th ranked Turk Telekom (4-10) 80-78 on Saturday evening. Ali Karadeniz orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 31 points and 11 rebounds. Mersin moved-up to tenth place, which they share with Erdemir. Loser Turk Telekom dropped to the twelfth position with ten games lost. Mersin will face higher ranked Besiktas (#6) in Istanbul in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Turk Telekom will play at home against Galatasaray (#5) in Istanbul.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 14: Gaziantep was beaten by Aliaga on the road 104-86. Galatasaray destroyed Hacettepe on its own court 83-52. Banvit BK managed to outperform Antalya in Balikesir 100-95.
The most impressive performance of 14th round was 25 points and 9 rebounds by Joey Dorsey of Gaziantep.


Anadolu Efes - Fener.Ulker 94-76

TBL round 14 caused change at the leadership position. Second defeat of league's leader Fenerbahce Ulker (12-2) against third ranked Anadolu Efes (12-2) 94-76 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of Fenerbahce Ulker. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The game without a history. Anadolu Efes led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Anadolu Efes outrebounded Fenerbahce Ulker 33-22 including 24 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. The former international power forward Semih Erden (211-86) orchestrated the victory by scoring 27 points and 6 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field). Slovenian Sasha Vujacic (201-84) contributed with 18 points for the winners. Four Anadolu Efes players scored in double figures. Bosnian-Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic (203-89) replied with 17 points and American-FYR Macedonian point guard Bo McCalebb (178-85, college: New Orleans) added 8 points and 4 assists in the effort for Fenerbahce Ulker. Fenerbahce Ulker's coach rotated eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Anadolu Efes have an impressive five-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Fener.Ulker and Banvit BK. Fenerbahce Ulker will play next round against Olin Edirne trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Anadolu Efes will try to continue on its current victory against twelfth ranked Gaziantep on the road.
Top scorers:
Fener.Ulker: B.Bogdanovic 17+1reb+2ast, K.Peker 8+2reb, B.McCalebb 8+3reb+4ast, O.Onan 7+1ast, O.Savas 7+2reb, B.Ermis 7+1reb
Anadolu Efes: S.Erden 27+6reb, S.Vujacic 18+3reb+2ast, J.Farmar 12+3reb+5ast, D.Savanovic 12+4reb+6ast, K.Gonlum 8+8reb, K.Tunceri 8+2reb+4ast
gschID: 199002


TED Kolejliler - Besiktas 64-69

Another exciting game for Besiktas (9-5) which played in Ankara against TED Kolejliler (8-6). Sixth ranked Besiktas won 69-64. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of TED Kolejliler. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But TED Kolejliler won third quarter 20-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Besiktas dominated on the defensive end, holding TED Kolejliler to just 7 points in first quarter. American guard Patrick Christopher (196-88, college: California, agency: 1x1 Sports) scored 14 points to lead the charge for the winners and the other American import guard Curtis Jerrells (185-87, college: Baylor) chipped in 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. Besiktas' coach Erman Kunter allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. New Zealand guard Kirk Penney (196-80, college: Wisconsin, agency: Duran International) responded with 16 points and 8 rebounds and American point guard Ben Woodside (180-85, college: N.Dakota St., agency: Priority Sports) scored 12 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists. Besiktas have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains sixth position with 9-5 record. Newly promoted TED Kolejliler keeps the seventh place with six games lost. Besiktas will play against Mersin (#11) in Akdeniz in the next round where they are favorite. TED Kolejliler will play on the road against Karsiyaka (#4) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
TED Kolejliler: J.Stanojevic 17+6reb+2ast, K.Penney 16+8reb+2ast, B.Woodside 12+5reb+9ast, E.Bibo 9+5reb, N.Yucel 8+13reb+2ast, V.Plisnic 2+2reb
Besiktas: P.Christopher 14+3reb+1ast, B.Hersek 11+2reb+1ast, D.Ewing 10+2reb+2ast, C.Jerrells 8+5reb+4ast, M.Guler 7+6reb, S.Cetin 7+1ast
gschID: 198996


Aliaga - Gaziantep 104-86

No shocking result in a game when ninth ranked Aliaga (6-8) beat at home 12th ranked Gaziantep (4-10) 104-86 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Aliaga. Gaziantep was better in second period 26-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Aliaga shot 69.5 percent from the field. Aliaga outrebounded Gaziantep 31-19 including a 28-10 advantage in defensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three sinking 15 long-distance shots on high 62.5 percentage. Aliaga looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. American guard Lionel Chalmers (184-80, college: Xavier) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points, 5 rebounds and 12 assists. The other American import swingman Preston Shumpert (198-79, college: Syracuse) contributed with 23 points (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. Five Aliaga players scored in double figures. American power forward Joey Dorsey (206-83, college: Memphis, agency: FCM) replied with 25 points and 9 rebounds and the former international power forward Mutlu Akpinar (203-83) added 19 points (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) in the effort for Gaziantep. Gaziantep's coach Cem Akdag tested ten players seeing no chance for a win. Aliaga moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Tofas. Newly promoted Gaziantep keeps the twelfth position with ten games lost. Aliaga will face higher ranked Banvit BK (#3) in Balikesir in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Gaziantep will play at home against the league's leader Anadolu Efes (#1) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Gaziantep: J.Dorsey 25+9reb+3ast, M.Akpinar 19+1reb, A.Collins 11+1reb+3ast, H.Demirel 9+3reb+4ast, L.Gordon 8, C.Ercan 6+2reb
Aliaga: P.Shumpert 23+2reb+3ast, L.Chalmers 17+5reb+12ast, O.Haciyeva 15+6reb+1ast, M.Arnold 12+7reb, T.Holloway 11, M.Yildiz 10+3reb+3ast
gschID: 199001


Turk Telekom - Mersin 78-80

Important game to mention about took place in Ankara. Twelfth ranked Mersin (5-9) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 13th ranked Turk Telekom (4-10) 80-78 on Saturday evening. Turk Telekom was trailing by 6 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 24-21 charge of Mersin, which allowed them to win the game. Mersin outrebounded Turk Telekom 37-26 including 23 on the defensive glass. Turk Telekom was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. Naturalized American forward Ali Karadeniz (203-80, college: Arizona) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 31 points and 11 rebounds. American point guard David Holston (170-86, college: Chicago St., agency: Priority Sports) contributed with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American point guard Dee Brown (185-84, college: Illinois, agency: Priority Sports) replied with 17 points and 7 assists and power forward Polat Kocaoglu (205-79, agency: 1x1 Sports) added 15 points in the effort for Turk Telekom. Four Turk Telekom players scored in double figures. Mersin moved-up to tenth place, which they share with Erdemir. Loser Turk Telekom dropped to the twelfth position with ten games lost. Mersin will face higher ranked Besiktas (#6) in Istanbul in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Turk Telekom will play at home against Galatasaray (#5) in Istanbul.
Top scorers:
Turk Telekom: D.Brown 17+4reb+7ast, P.Kocaoglu 15+3reb+1ast, C.Altay 13+5reb, D.Pasalic 12+2reb+1ast, A.Saruhan 11+2reb+2ast, M.Zupan 8+7reb+2ast
Mersin: A.Karadeniz 31+11reb, J.Prince 16+6reb+2ast, D.Holston 14+7reb+4ast, W.Solomon 9+6reb, M.Demir 5+3reb, H.Koseoglu 3+1reb+2ast
gschID: 198997


Erdemir - Karsiyaka 54-64

The game in Erdemir was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Karsiyaka (11-3) played at the court of 8th ranked Erdemir (5-9). Karsiyaka defeated Erdemir 64-54 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 31-20 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Karsiyaka had a 18-5 advantage in offensive rebounds. American-Georgian Will Thomas (203-86, agency: Two Points) notched 16 points and 9 rebounds to lead the effort and American point guard Bobby Dixon (178-83, college: Troy, agency: Beo Basket) supported him with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Four Karsiyaka players scored in double figures. Even 11 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists by American guard Gerrod Henderson (192-78, college: Louisiana Tech) did not help to save the game for Erdemir. His fellow American import swingman Sean Marshall (198-85, college: Boston Coll.) added 13 points and 7 rebounds for the hosts. Karsiyaka maintains fourth position with 11-3 record, which they share with Galatasaray. Erdemir at the other side dropped to the tenth place with nine games lost. They share the position with Mersin. Karsiyaka will meet at home TED Kolejliler (#7) in the next round. Erdemir will play against Tofas in Bursa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Erdemir: S.Marshall 13+7reb, G.Henderson 11+7reb+8ast, A.Pars 9+1reb+1ast, M.Mahmutoglu 8+3reb, N.Yildirim 6, E.Eroglu 3+1reb
Karsiyaka: W.Thomas 16+9reb+1ast, B.Dixon 12+5reb+4ast, U.Sonkol 11+6reb, E.Buker 10+2reb+2ast, J.Diebler 8+2reb+2ast, B.Pacun 4+6reb+1ast
gschID: 199000


Galatasaray - Hacettepe 83-52

Very expected game when 16th ranked Hacettepe (2-12) was smashed by fifth ranked Galatasaray (11-3) in Istanbul 83-52 on Saturday. The game without a history. Galatasaray led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Hacettepe's 24. They outrebounded Hacettepe 49-27 including a 15-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. International Furkan Aldemir (207-91, agency: Beo Basket) orchestrated the victory by scoring 9 points and 13 rebounds. American guard David Hawkins (194-82, college: Temple) contributed with 12 points and 6 assists for the winners. The former international center Huseyin Besok (212-75) replied with 12 points and 7 rebounds and American guard Cameron Bennerman (193-84, college: N.Carolina St.) added 8 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Hacettepe. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Galatasaray moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Karsiyaka. Hacettepe lost tenth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 12 games lost. Galatasaray will face Turk Telekom (#13) in Ankara in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Hacettepe will play at home against Antalya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hacettepe: H.Besok 12+7reb+1ast, P.Kaya 11+4reb+1ast, C.Bennerman 8+5reb+3ast, M.Baygul 7+4reb+1ast, M.Glover 5+1reb, A.Onder Kulcebas 5+2reb+2ast
Galatasaray: C.Arroyo 13+4reb+2ast, J.Gordon 13+6reb+1ast, D.Hawkins 12+3reb+6ast, C.Akyol 12+3reb+1ast, F.Aldemir 9+13reb, E.Dagli 8+9reb
gschID: 198998


Olin Edirne - Tofas 72-73

A very interesting game took place in Edirne. It ended with only one-point home defeat of 14th ranked Olin Edirne (3-11) to tenth ranked Tofas (6-8) 73-72 on Saturday evening. 25 personal fouls committed by Olin Edirne helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was American-Ukrainian guard Steven Burtt (185-84, college: Iona) who scored 18 points and 5 assists. Forward Inanc Koc (202-79) chipped in a double-double by scoring 10 points and 11 rebounds. Four Tofas players scored in double figures. Belarusian center Artsiom Parakhouski (210-87, college: Radford) produced a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds and the former international Bekir Yarangume (200-79) added 17 points and 9 rebounds (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!) respectively for the hosts. Tofas moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Aliaga. Olin Edirne lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 11 games lost. Tofas' next round opponent will be Erdemir (#10) at home. Olin Edirne will play against the league's second-placed Fenerbahce Ulker (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Olin Edirne: A.Parakhouski 22+12reb+2ast, C.Tapoutos 19+6reb, B.Yarangume 17+9reb+2ast, D.Jelinek 8+1reb+3ast, B.Ratkovica 3+3reb+4ast, D.Kamer 2+3reb+1ast
Tofas: S.Burtt 18+3reb+5ast, J.Heytvelt 16+7reb, I.Koc 10+11reb+3ast, K.Sipahi 10+2reb+1ast, C.Elonu 9+7reb, T.Ruzic 7+2reb
gschID: 198999


Antalya - Banvit BK 95-100

Very predictable result when third ranked Banvit BK (12-2) won against on the road 15th ranked Antalya (2-12) 100-95 on Saturday. Banvit BK looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. Antalya was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. Bosnian center Kenan Bajramovic (205-81) orchestrated the victory by scoring 18 points and 6 rebounds. American point guard Kalin Lucas (185-89, college: Michigan St.) contributed with 21 points for the winners. American point guard Jordan Theodore (182-89, college: Seton Hall) replied with 25 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists (was perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line !!!) and his fellow American import forward Jermareo Davidson (208-84, college: Alabama) added 21 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Antalya. Five Banvit BK and four Antalya players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Banvit BK have an impressive five-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Anadolu Efes and Fener.Ulker. Antalya lost seventh consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth place with 12 games lost. Banvit BK will face Aliaga (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Antalya will play against Hacettepe (#16) in Ankara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Antalya: J.Theodore 25+5reb+6ast, J.Davidson 21+10reb+1ast, W.Carter 19+3reb+2ast, R.Lewis 18+4reb+2ast, E.Beyaz 8+4reb, R.Oz 4+4reb+1ast
Banvit BK: K.Lucas 21+2reb+1ast, K.Bajramovic 18+6reb+3ast, S.Mejia 15+2reb+6ast, S.Erdogan 13+2reb+4ast, C.Davis 12+4ast, V.Stimac 11+6reb+1ast
gschID: 198995
  




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Haislip
Marcus Haislip (ex Turk Telekom) agreed terms with Guayzhou - May 24, 2016

Hang Sen Guayzhou (NBL) inked 36-year old American power forward Marcus Haislip (208-104kg-80, college: Tennessee). He moved there from Turk Telekom in Turkish BSL league where he started the season. In 18 games he recorded very impressive stats: 15.6ppg and 4.5rpg this season. The most of last season Haislip spent at Eskisehir Basket (TBL) in Turkish league. In 15 games he was the best scorer with remarkable 19.3ppg and had 5.9rpg and 1.0apg. A very good season in his career as he was vo...   [read more]

Manny Harris
Anhui lands Manny Harris, ex Turk Telekom - May 24, 2016

Anhui Wenyi (NBL) tabbed 27-year old American swingman Manny Harris (196-96kg-89, college: Michigan). He moved there from Turk Telekom in Turkish BSL league where he started the season. In 15 games he averaged impressive 20.5ppg, 6.0rpg, 2.1apg and 1.3spg this season. Harris also played at Texas Legends in D-League that season. In 10 BSL games he had very remarkable stats: 17.2ppg, 5.6rpg, 3.0apg and 1.1spg. The last season he played at Eskisehir Basket (TBL) in Turkish league. In 16 game...   [read more]

Baris Ermis
TBL Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Sakarya BSB and Balikesir post victories - May 24, 2016

Tofas - Sakarya BSB 101-68 Tofas rallied past Sakarya BSB to surge ahead in the semifinal series. Tofas dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Sakarya BSB's 24 and made 19-of-23 charity shots (82.6 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Sakarya BSB 33-21 including 21 on the defensive glass. Tofas players were unselfish on offense dishing 25 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Sakarya BSB's players. Sakarya BSB was plagued by 25 pe...   [read more]


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