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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:12/5/2016
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. Samsun 8-5 
 7. Socar Petkim 8-5 
 8. Acibadem 8-5 
 9. Turk Telekom 7-6 
 10. Bandirma Kir. 6-7 
 11. Gelisim 5-8 
 12. Akhisar Bld 5-8 
 13. Mamak DSI 4-9 
 14. Yalova Bld 3-10 
 15. Pertevniyal 3-10 
 16. Duzce Bld. 3-10 
 17. Final Genclik 3-10 
 18. Mugla Orman 2-11 
Full Standings
Last:12/5/2016
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: 22.8
 1. Theodore, Banvit22.8 
 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, Gaziantep15.9 
 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. Jefferson, Gazia.7.5 
 7. Roberts, Tofas7.4 
 8. Wright, Trabzons.7.4 
 9. Orelik, Banvit BK7.3 
 10. Moerman, Darussaf.7.3 
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, Anadolu6.9 
 5. Lyons, Usak6.9 
 6. Calloway, Istanbu.5.8 
 7. Ermis, Tofas5.5 
 8. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 9. Wanamaker, Darussa.5.1 
 10. Brown, Pinar K.5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Thomas HEURTEL
  
  (189-G-89)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Heurtel, Anadolu2.2 
 2. Eldridge, Demir I.2.1 
 3. Granger, Anadolu2.0 
 4. Guler, Galatasaray2.0 
 5. Chappell, Banvit BK2.0 
 6. Culpepper, Best B.1.8 
 7. Gutierrez, Trabzon.1.8 
 8. Calloway, Istanbu.1.8 
 9. Shorter, TED K.1.7 
 10. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Dunston, Anadolu1.9 
 2. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.4 
 3. Tyus, Galatasaray1.3 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 5. Thomas, TED K.1.1 
 6. Roberts, Tofas1.0 
 7. Kulig, Banvit BK1.0 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.0 
 9. Clark, Besiktas0.9 
 10. Kosut, Yesilgires.0.9 
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 18: Anadolu Efes are defeated by Galatasaray in a derby game - Feb 18, 2013


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The most interesting game was a derby match between two local teams from Istanbul: Galatasaray (#4) and Anadolu Efes (#5). Galatasaray (15-3) won against visiting Anadolu Efes (14-4) 77-70. Anadolu Efes trailed by 13 points after 3 quarters before a 22-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 70-77 at the end of the game. Galatasaray made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Galatasaray outrebounded Anadolu Efes 41-25 including a 27-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. Senegalese center Boniface Ndong (213-77) had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Puerto Rican point guard Carlos Arroyo (188-79, college: FIU, agency: Interperformances) chipped in 15 points and 5 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was American point guard Jordan Farmar (188-86, college: UCLA) with 17 points. Galatasaray have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Karsiyaka. Anadolu Efes at the other side keeps the fifth position with four games lost. Galatasaray is looking forward to face Olin Edirne (#14) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Anadolu Efes will play against Antalya (#15) and is hoping to prove to their fans that the loss was just an accident.
Bottom-ranked Olin Edirne managed to get a fourth victory, breaking the eight-game losing streak. This time they won against fifteenth-ranked Hacettepe in Ankara 70-62. Greek forward Christos Tapoutos (203-82) notched 19 points and 7 rebounds to lead the effort and Artsiom Parakhouski supported him with 12 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocks. Even 15 points and 7 rebounds by American forward Ricardo Marsh (207-81, college: ODU) did not help to save the game for Hacettepe. Olin Edirne (4-14) moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Antalya. Hacettepe at the other side dropped to the bottom position with 15 games lost. Olin Edirne will play against higher ranked Galatasaray (#4) in Istanbul in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Hacettepe will play on the road against Erdemir (#8) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
An interesting game took place in Antalya where higher ranked Aliaga (6-12) was upset on the court of fifteenth ranked Antalya (4-14) 83-78 on Saturday. The best player for the winners was Reha Oz who scored 22 points and 9 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Tu Holloway who recorded 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Aliaga's coach Burak Biyiktay rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Antalya moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Olin Edirne. Aliaga lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the tenth position with 12 games lost. Antalya will meet higher ranked Anadolu Efes (#5) in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Aliaga will play against Turk Telekom (#13) in Ankara and hope to secure a win.
Second ranked Banvit BK (16-2) crushed at home 8th ranked Erdemir (7-11) by 24 points 92-68, which is the biggest margin this round. It was a good game for Keith Simmons who led his team to a victory with 14 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Banvit BK have an impressive nine-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Fener.Ulker. Erdemir at the other side keeps the eighth place with 11 games lost. Banvit BK's next round opponent will be TED Kolejliler (#7) in Ankara where they are favorite. Erdemir will play at home against Hacettepe in Ankara.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 18: Fener.Ulker won against Mersin on the opponent's court 81-77. Tofas lost to defending champion Besiktas in a home game 62-74. Karsiyaka rolled over Turk Telekom on the road 84-65. Gaziantep was defeated by TED Kolejliler on its own court 79-86.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 18 points, 16 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals by Joey Dorsey of Gaziantep.



Mersin - Fener.Ulker 77-81

Very expected game in Akdeniz where 11th ranked Mersin (5-13) was defeated by second ranked Fenerbahce Ulker (16-2) 81-77. Mersin was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Fenerbahce Ulker made 20-of-23 charity shots (87.0 percent) during the game. It was a good game for Bosnian-Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic (203-89) who led his team to a victory with 13 points and 4 assists. Australian center David Andersen (212-80) contributed with 17 points for the winners. Five Fenerbahce Ulker players scored in double figures. Fenerbahce Ulker's coach Simone Pianigiani allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Naturalized American forward Ali Karadeniz (203-80, college: Arizona) replied with 24 points and 7 rebounds and the former international center Mutlu Demir (210-87) added 9 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Mersin. Fenerbahce Ulker have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Banvit BK. Mersin lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eleventh place with 13 games lost. Fenerbahce Ulker's next round opponent will be Besiktas (#6) in Istanbul where they are favorite. Mersin will play at home against Gaziantep (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mersin: A.Karadeniz 24+7reb+1ast, W.Solomon 13+5reb+1ast, A.Scales 13+3reb+2ast, J.Prince 9+7reb+1ast, D.Holston 9+1reb+9ast, M.Demir 9+10reb+1ast
Fener.Ulker: D.Andersen 17+3reb, O.Onan 14+4reb+1ast, B.Bogdanovic 13+4reb+4ast, O.Savas 12+4reb, B.McCalebb 10+1reb+3ast, U.Tripkovic 4+3reb
gschID: 199027


Banvit BK - Erdemir 92-68

Second ranked Banvit BK (16-2) crushed at home 8th ranked Erdemir (7-11) by 24 points 92-68, which is the biggest margin this round. It looked good early as Erdemir took an 8-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Banvit BK took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 24 points. They dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Erdemir's 38. Banvit BK players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Erdemir's players. It was a good game for American guard Keith Simmons (196-85, college: Holy Cross, agency: Interperformances) who led his team to a victory with 14 points. Dominican-American guard Sammy Mejia (198-83, college: De Paul) contributed with 10 points and 4 steals for the winners. American guard Gerrod Henderson (192-78, college: Louisiana Tech) replied with 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists and his fellow American import swingman Sean Marshall (198-85, college: Boston Coll.) added 12 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Erdemir. Both teams had four players each who 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. Banvit BK have an impressive nine-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Fener.Ulker. Erdemir at the other side keeps the eighth place with 11 games lost. Banvit BK's next round opponent will be TED Kolejliler (#7) in Ankara where they are favorite. Erdemir will play at home against Hacettepe in Ankara.
Top scorers:
Erdemir: M.Mahmutoglu 16+1reb, G.Henderson 16+6reb+5ast, S.Marshall 12+8reb+1ast, A.Pars 10+3reb+2ast, J.Balazic 7+2reb+1ast, E.Bayav 4+5reb
Banvit BK: E.Cinko 15+2ast, K.Simmons 14+4reb+1ast, S.Erdogan 14+1reb+2ast, S.Mejia 10+4reb+3ast, K.Lucas 8+1reb+3ast, C.Davis 8+2ast
gschID: 199034


Tofas - Besiktas 62-74

Rather predictable result in Bursa where sixth ranked Besiktas (12-6) defeated 9th ranked Tofas (7-11) 74-62. The game was mostly controlled by Besiktas. Tofas was better in third quarter 19-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 16-of-20 charity shots (80.0 percent) during the game. It was a good game for Bosnian-Croatian forward Damir Markota (209-85) who led his team to a victory with 13 points and 9 rebounds. American guard Patrick Christopher (196-88, college: California, agency: 1x1 Sports) contributed with 11 points for the winners. Naturalized Kosovan point guard Kenan Sipahi (198-95) replied with 9 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists and Nigerian power forward Chinemelu Elonu (206-87, college: Texas A&M) added 15 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Tofas. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending champion maintains sixth position with 12-6 record. Tofas at the other side dropped to the eighth place with 11 games lost. Besiktas' next round opponent will be league's leader Fenerbahce Ulker in Istanbul and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Tofas will play on the road against Karsiyaka (#3).
Top scorers:
Tofas: C.Elonu 15+7reb, A.Nichols 14+2reb, J.Heytvelt 10+3reb, K.Sipahi 9+7reb+8ast, I.Koc 6+5reb+1ast, M.Lukauskis 4+1reb+2ast
Besiktas: D.Markota 13+9reb+2ast, P.Christopher 11+2reb+2ast, G.Vidmar 10+3reb+1ast, T.Acik 9+2reb+1ast, S.Cetin 8+1reb+3ast, B.Hersek 7+1reb
gschID: 199032


Galatasaray - Anadolu Efes 77-70

The most interesting game was a derby match between two local teams from Istanbul: Galatasaray (#4) and Anadolu Efes (#5). Galatasaray (15-3) won against visiting Anadolu Efes (14-4) 77-70. Anadolu Efes trailed by 13 points after 3 quarters before a 22-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 70-77 at the end of the game. Galatasaray made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Galatasaray outrebounded Anadolu Efes 41-25 including a 27-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. Senegalese center Boniface Ndong (213-77) had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Puerto Rican point guard Carlos Arroyo (188-79, college: FIU, agency: Interperformances) chipped in 15 points and 5 assists during the contest. Five Galatasaray players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was American point guard Jordan Farmar (188-86, college: UCLA) with 17 points and his fellow American import Jamon Lukas Gordon (191-84, college: Virginia Tech) scored 7 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Galatasaray have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Karsiyaka. Anadolu Efes at the other side keeps the fifth position with four games lost. Galatasaray is looking forward to face Olin Edirne (#14) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Anadolu Efes will play against Antalya (#15) and is hoping to prove to their fans that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Anadolu Efes: J.Farmar 17+2reb+3ast, S.Vujacic 13+1reb+2ast, S.Erden 12+3reb, S.Barac 7+4reb, J.Lukas Gordon 7+7reb+6ast, K.Tunceri 6+1reb+3ast
Galatasaray: B.Ndong 16+13reb, C.Arroyo 15+2reb+5ast, M.Macvan 11+8reb+1ast, E.Atsur 10+1reb+6ast, E.Dagli 10+9reb, E.Arslan 7+1reb
gschID: 199031


Antalya - Aliaga 83-78

An interesting game took place in Antalya where higher ranked Aliaga (6-12) was upset on the court of fifteenth ranked Antalya (4-14) 83-78 on Saturday. Aliaga was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Antalya made 20-of-25 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Antalya made 8 blocks. The best player for the winners was the former international Reha Oz (200-78) who scored 22 points and 9 rebounds. American forward Rodney Carney (201-84, college: Memphis) chipped in 20 points and 5 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Tu Holloway (182-89, college: Xavier) who recorded 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and his fellow American import swingman Preston Shumpert (198-79, college: Syracuse) added 11 points and 9 rebounds respectively. Four Antalya and five Aliaga players scored in double figures. Aliaga's coach Burak Biyiktay rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Antalya moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Olin Edirne. Aliaga lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the tenth position with 12 games lost. Antalya will meet higher ranked Anadolu Efes (#5) in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Aliaga will play against Turk Telekom (#13) in Ankara and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Aliaga: T.Holloway 21+5reb+4ast, T.Francis 12+3reb, E.Goerkem 11+3reb+1ast, P.Shumpert 11+9reb+1ast, L.Chalmers 10+7reb+1ast, M.Arnold 6+5reb
Antalya: R.Oz 22+9reb, R.Carney 20+5reb+1ast, R.Lewis 18+3reb+3ast, J.Davidson 10+8reb+3ast, R.Rizvanoglu 7+3reb+3ast, J.Theodore 4+1reb
gschID: 199029


Turk Telekom - Karsiyaka 65-84

Not a big story in a game in Ankara where 13th ranked Turk Telekom (5-13) was rolled over by fourth ranked Karsiyaka (15-3) 84-65. It looked good early as Turk Telekom took an 7-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Karsiyaka had a 24-10 second period charge getting the lead and Turk Telekom was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 65-84. Karsiyaka dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Turk Telekom's 30. They outrebounded Turk Telekom 45-25 including a 17-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a good game for American point guard Bobby Dixon (178-83, college: Troy, agency: Beo Basket) who led his team to a victory with 8 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists. The other American import guard Jon Diebler (198-88, college: Ohio St.) contributed with 17 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Karsiyaka's coach Ufuk Sarica allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Croatian power forward Drago Pasalic (208-84) replied with 18 points and 8 rebounds and Slovenian power forward Miha Zupan (205-82) added 11 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Turk Telekom. Karsiyaka have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Galatasaray. Turk Telekom at the other side dropped to the eleventh position with 13 games lost. Karsiyaka's next round opponent will be Tofas (#9) in Bursa where they are favorite. Turk Telekom will play on the road against Aliaga and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Turk Telekom: D.Pasalic 18+8reb+1ast, M.Zupan 11+5reb+1ast, C.Altay 9+1reb+3ast, A.Saruhan 8+3reb+4ast, D.Brown 8+1reb+2ast, P.Kocaoglu 8+3reb+2ast
Karsiyaka: W.Thomas 19+3reb+1ast, J.Diebler 17+6reb+2ast, C.Mutaf 15+7reb+2ast, B.Dixon 8+11reb+8ast, U.Sonkol 8+3reb+1ast, B.Pacun 6+4reb+1ast
gschID: 199030


Hacettepe - Olin Edirne 62-70

Bottom-ranked Olin Edirne managed to get a fourth victory, breaking the eight-game losing streak. This time they won against fifteenth-ranked Hacettepe in Ankara 70-62. Hacettepe was ahead by 6 points at the halftime before a 38-24 second half run of Olin Edirne. Greek forward Christos Tapoutos (203-82) notched 19 points and 7 rebounds to lead the effort and Belarusian center Artsiom Parakhouski (210-87, college: Radford) supported him with 12 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocks. Even 15 points and 7 rebounds by American forward Ricardo Marsh (207-81, college: ODU) did not help to save the game for Hacettepe. Swingman Polat Kaya (197-86) added 8 points. Olin Edirne (4-14) moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Antalya. Hacettepe at the other side dropped to the bottom position with 15 games lost. Olin Edirne will play against higher ranked Galatasaray (#4) in Istanbul in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Hacettepe will play on the road against Erdemir (#8) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Hacettepe: R.Marsh 15+7reb+3ast, M.Baygul 8+2reb, M.Glover 8+4reb, H.Besok 8+2reb+1ast, P.Kaya 8+4reb+3ast, C.Eldridge 6+4reb+4ast
Olin Edirne: C.Tapoutos 19+7reb+2ast, F.Videnov 16+6reb+4ast, A.Parakhouski 12+12reb+3ast, A.Voskuil 8+2reb, M.Yagmur 7+2reb+2ast, B.Yarangume 6+9reb+1ast
gschID: 199028


Gaziantep - TED Kolejliler 79-86

Everything went according to plan when seventh ranked TED Kolejliler (10-8) beat on the road 11th ranked Gaziantep (5-13) 86-79. TED Kolejliler players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. It was a good game for forward Nedim Yucel (203-79) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 15 rebounds. Serbian center Jovo Stanojevic (208-77, agency: Beo Basket) contributed with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. American power forward Joey Dorsey (206-83, college: Memphis, agency: FCM) replied with a double-double by scoring 18 points, 16 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals and his fellow American import point guard Andre Collins (183-82, college: Loyola, MD) added 19 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Gaziantep. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Newly promoted TED Kolejliler maintains seventh position with 10-8 record. Gaziantep at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the eleventh place with 13 games lost. TED Kolejliler's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Banvit BK in Balikesir and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Gaziantep will play on the road against Mersin (#12) in Akdeniz and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Gaziantep: M.Akpinar 24+3reb, A.Collins 19+5reb+4ast, J.Dorsey 18+16reb+6ast, I.Swann 14+3reb+2ast, E.Eryuz 2+3reb+1ast, C.Ercan 2+5reb+1ast
TED Kolejliler: N.Yucel 19+15reb+2ast, K.Penney 19+2reb+2ast, J.Stanojevic 16+5reb+5ast, V.Plisnic 14+4reb+2ast, R.Murat Kaya 6+3reb, B.Woodside 5+4reb+5ast
gschID: 199033


  




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