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 1. Fenerbahce 28-2 
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 3. Anadolu Efes 23-7 
 4. Darussafaka 23-7 
 5. Banvit BK 21-9 
 6. Galatasaray 18-12 
 7. Gaziantep 16-14 
 8. Pinar Karsiyaka 15-15 
 9. Tofas 15-15 
 10. Istanbul BBSK 11-19 
 11. Yesilgiresun 10-20 
 12. Trabzonspor 10-20 
 13. Demir IBB 9-21 
 14. Usak 8-22 
 15. Best Balikesir 7-23 
 16. TED Kolejliler 2-28 
Full Standings
Last:5/16/2017
TBL Standings
 1. Socar Petkim 0-0 
 2. Afyon 0-0 
 3. Akhisar Bld 0-0 
 4. Bandirma Kir. 0-0 
 5. Duzce Bld. 0-0 
 6. Final Genclik 0-0 
 7. Gelisim 0-0 
 8. Istanbulspor 0-0 
 9. Mamak DSI 0-0 
 10. Mugla Orman 0-0 
 11. Pertevniyal 0-0 
 12. Samsun 0-0 
 13. Turk Telekom 0-0 
 14. Yalova Bld 0-0 
Final Four
 1. Sakarya BSB 3-1 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 2-2 
 3. Bursaspor 2-2 
 4. Acibadem 1-3 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:5/27/2017
TB2L Stage Two Standings
 1. Karesi Spor 3-0 
 2. Antalya BSB 2-1 
 3. Orman Genclik 2-1 
 4. Artvin 1-2 
 5. Tofas Gelisim 1-2 
 6. Mersin BSB 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/11/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 Real Madrid 23-7 
 2 CSKA 22-8 
 3 Olympiacos 19-11 
 4 Panathinaikos 19-11 
 5 Fenerbahce 18-12 
 6 Anadolu Efes 17-13 
 7 Baskonia 17-13 
 8 Darussafaka 16-14 
 9 Crvena Zvezda 16-14 
 10 Zalgiris 14-16 
 11 FC Barcelona 12-18 
 12 Galatasaray 11-19 
 13 Brose Bask. 10-20 
 14 Maccabi T-A 10-20 
 15 EA7 Armani 8-22 
 16 Unics 8-22 
Last:4/7/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
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 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Ricky LEDO
  Yesilgiresun
  (201-SF-92)
  Avg: 21.2
 1. Ledo, Yesilgiresun21.2 
 2. Shorter, TED K.20.1 
 3. Theodore, Banvit BK18.4 
 4. Jefferson, Gazia.18.0 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.17.0 
 6. Morrison, TED K.16.5 
 7. Hayes, Demir IBB16.4 
 8. Denmon, Gaziantep16.1 
 9. Green, Pinar K.15.9 
 10. McKissic, Usak15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Vladimir STIMAC
  Besiktas
  (210-C-87)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Stimac, Besiktas9.6 
 2. Dorsey, Best B.9.2 
 3. Jefferson, Gazia.9.1 
 4. Wright, Trabzons.7.7 
 5. Thomas, TED K.7.7 
 6. Auguste, Usak7.5 
 7. Hummer, TED K.7.0 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray6.9 
 9. Gill, Yesilgiresun6.9 
 10. Summers, Pinar K.6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jordan THEODORE
  Banvit BK
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Theodore, Banvit BK7.2 
 2. Heurtel, Anadolu .7.0 
 3. Green, Pinar K.5.6 
 4. Gutierrez, Trabzons.5.4 
 5. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 6. Granger, Anadolu .5.2 
 7. Ermis, Tofas5.1 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray4.8 
 9. Roll, Besiktas4.7 
 10. Rautins, Gaziantep4.7 
Steals Per Game
 Shannon SHORTER
  TED K.
  (193-G-89)
  Avg: 2
 1. Shorter, TED K.2.0 
 2. Chappell, Banvit BK2.0 
 3. Hummer, TED K.1.8 
 4. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.7 
 5. Cherry, Gaziantep1.7 
 6. Eldridge, Demir I.1.6 
 7. Klobucar, Istanbu.1.6 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray1.6 
 9. Gutierrez, Trabzons.1.6 
 10. Ulubay, Yesilgiresun1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  Anadolu .
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Dunston, Anadolu .1.7 
 2. Ibekwe, Usak1.5 
 3. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.5 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 5. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.2 
 6. Kulig, Banvit BK1.1 
 7. Buckner, Demir IBB1.0 
 8. James, Best Balikesir0.9 
 9. Jefferson, Gazia.0.9 
 10. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
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TBL Round 25: Gelisim beat Sakarya BSB by two after a very close game - Mar 2, 2017


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The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most exciting game of round 25 in the TBL took place in Izmir. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of much higher ranked Sakarya BSB (20-6) to thirteenth ranked Gelisim (10-16) 84-82 on Tuesday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. Gelisim forced 21 Sakarya BSB turnovers. It was a great shooting night for Gelisim especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.4 percentage. 27 personal fouls committed by Sakarya BSB helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American point guard Adonte Parker (186-89, college: Dayton) who helped to win the game recording 27 points. Bosnian-Slovenian center Hasan Rizvic (212-84) contributed with 17 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. The former international Kerem Gonlum (208-77) answered with 17 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for Sakarya BSB. Sakarya BSB's coach Burak Biyiktay rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Gelisim have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to twelfth place. Sakarya BSB at the other side keeps the second position with six games lost. Gelisim are looking forward to face higher ranked Akhisar Bld (#11) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Sakarya BSB will play against Samsun (#8) and is hoping to win this game.
Important game to mention about took place in Izmir. Thirteenth ranked Gelisim (10-16) saved a 2-point victory at home edging much higher ranked Sakarya BSB (20-6) 84-82 on Tuesday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. American point guard Adonte Parker (186-89, college: Dayton) stepped up and scored 27 points for the winners and Hasan Rizvic chipped in 17 points and 9 rebounds. At the losing side the former international Kerem Gonlum (208-77) responded with 17 points and 8 rebounds. Sakarya BSB's coach Burak Biyiktay tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Gelisim have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to twelfth place. Sakarya BSB at the other side keeps the second position with six games lost. Gelisim will play against higher ranked Akhisar Bld (#11) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Sakarya BSB will play against Samsun (#8) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
A very close game took place in Bursa between Bursaspor and Socar Petkim. Fourth ranked Bursaspor (18-7) got a very close home victory over 3rd placed Socar Petkim (19-6). Bursaspor managed to escape with a 2-point win 81-79 on Wednesday evening. It ended at the same time the 13-game winning streak of Socar Petkim. Dejan Borovnjak nailed a double-double by scoring 24 points and 14 rebounds for the winning side. Kenan Bajramovic came up with 22 points and 9 rebounds for Socar Petkim in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Bursaspor have a solid series of three victories in a row. Newly promoted Bursaspor maintains fourth place with 18-7 record. Loser Socar Petkim keeps the third position with six games lost. Bursaspor will meet Duzce Belediye (#14) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Socar Petkim will play against Acibadem (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Muglaorman managed to get a fourth victory. This time newly promoted Muglaorman won against eleventh-ranked Akhisar Bld 86-82. Marvin Jefferson fired 20 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Akhisar Bld's coach Serhat Yapici let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Muglaorman (4-21) moved-up to seventeenth place, which they share with Mamak DSI. Akhisar Bld at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 15 games lost. Muglaorman's next round opponent will be Mamak DSI (#17) in Ankara.
TBL top team - Eskisehir Basket (21-4) managed to deliver another win on Wednesday. This time they beat twelfth ranked Yalova Bld (9-16) 87-78. It was a very good performance for Sean Marshall who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. Eskisehir Basket have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 21-4 record. Newly promoted Yalova Bld dropped to the thirteenth position with 16 games lost. Eskisehir Basket will face Pertevniyal (#15) in Istanbul in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Yalova Bld will play at home against Turk Telekom and hope to win that game.

Other games in round 25 were not that significant. Afyon was beaten by Turk Telekom on the road 86-80. Pertevniyal lost to Duzce Bld. on its own court 69-80. Mamak DSI was outscored by Acibadem in Istanbul 69-95. Bandirma Kir. recorded a loss to Istanbulspor at home 67-69. Final Genclik was crushed by Samsun on the opponent's court 104-66.

Yalova Bld - Eskisehir Basket 78-87

TBL top team - Eskisehir Basket (21-4) managed to deliver another win on Wednesday. This time they beat twelfth ranked Yalova Bld (9-16) 87-78. It was a very good performance for American swingman Sean Marshall (198-85, college: Boston Coll.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. His fellow American import power forward Josh Duncan (203-86) contributed with 16 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Five Eskisehir Basket players scored in double figures. American guard Aubrey Coleman (193-87, college: Houston, agency: HMS) answered with 28 points and 7 rebounds and Ahmet Tunali (203-92) added 16 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Yalova Bld. Eskisehir Basket have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 21-4 record. Newly promoted Yalova Bld dropped to the thirteenth position with 16 games lost. Eskisehir Basket will face Pertevniyal (#15) in Istanbul in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Yalova Bld will play at home against Turk Telekom and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Eskisehir Basket: S.Marshall 20+10reb+1ast, J.Duncan 16+7reb+3ast, Y.Sonsirma 16+3reb+7ast, M.Goktas 15+5reb+1ast, B.Tuncer 12+5reb+6ast, C.Mumcuogullari 4+2reb
Yalova Bld: A.Coleman 28+7reb+2ast, A.Tunali 16+9reb+1ast, K.Hunt 11+5reb+2ast, O.Sonsirma 8, B.Sasmaz 6+3reb+5ast, C.Delicay 4+3reb+4ast
gschID: 490064


Turk Telekom - Afyon 86-80

There was a surprise result when ninth ranked Turk Telekom (13-12) beat higher ranked Afyon Bld (17-9) in Ankara 86-80 on Wednesday. Turk Telekom forced 19 Afyon Bld turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Afyon Bld was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Quite impressive performance for the former international swingman Serhat Cetin (197-86) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. American power forward Darryl Monroe (201-86, college: George Mason, agency: BeoBasket) contributed with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Forward Hadi Ozdemir (203-83) answered with a double-double by scoring 13 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists and American guard Quincy Douby (190-84, college: Rutgers) added 21 points in the effort for Afyon Bld. Five Turk Telekom and four Afyon Bld players scored in double figures. Afyon Bld's coach gave the chance to play for eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Turk Telekom maintains ninth place with 13-12 record. Loser Afyon Bld dropped to the sixth position with nine games lost. Turk Telekom will face Yalova Bld (#13) on the road in the next round.
Top scorers:
Turk Telekom: S.Cetin 23+6reb+5ast, D.Monroe 16+13reb+4ast, T.McKee 16+6reb+7ast, A.Cantitiz 12+3reb+1ast, M.Ozdogan 10+2reb+3ast, R.Solak 6+2reb+1ast
Afyon: Q.Douby 21+3reb+1ast, I.Yildirim 16+1reb+2ast, H.Ozdemir 13+14reb+5ast, M.Zupan 10+1reb+2ast, O.Sevinc 9+6reb+2ast, T.Gedikli 4+4reb+3ast
gschID: 490065


Bursaspor - Socar Petkim 81-79

A very close game took place in Bursa between Bursaspor and Socar Petkim. Fourth ranked Bursaspor (18-7) got a very close home victory over 3rd placed Socar Petkim (19-6). Bursaspor managed to escape with a 2-point win 81-79 on Wednesday evening. It ended at the same time the 13-game winning streak of Socar Petkim. Serbian power forward Dejan Borovnjak (207-86, agency: BeoBasket) nailed a double-double by scoring 24 points and 14 rebounds for the winning side and Croatian guard Karlo Vragovic (192-89, agency: BeoExcell) accounted for 25 points and 4 assists. Bosnian power forward Kenan Bajramovic (206-81) came up with 22 points and 9 rebounds and guard Recep Dogrusoz (192-86) added 16 points respectively for Socar Petkim in the defeat. Four Socar Petkim players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Bursaspor have a solid series of three victories in a row. Newly promoted Bursaspor maintains fourth place with 18-7 record. Loser Socar Petkim keeps the third position with six games lost. Bursaspor will meet Duzce Belediye (#14) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Socar Petkim will play against Acibadem (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Bursaspor: K.Vragovic 25+3reb+4ast, D.Borovnjak 24+14reb+3ast, Y.Cankaya 11+4reb+4ast, S.Ekmen 8+2reb+3ast, C.Coskun 7, B.Erol 3+2reb+4ast
Socar Petkim: K.Bajramovic 22+9reb+1ast, R.Dogrusoz 16+1reb+3ast, T.Campbell 14+1reb+3ast, P.Kaya 11+2reb+1ast, R.Murat Kaya 9+4reb+4ast, G.Karabiyik 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 490066


Gelisim - Sakarya BSB 84-82

The most exciting game of round 25 in the TBL took place in Izmir. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of much higher ranked Sakarya BSB (20-6) to thirteenth ranked Gelisim (10-16) 84-82 on Tuesday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. Gelisim forced 21 Sakarya BSB turnovers. It was a great shooting night for Gelisim especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.4 percentage. 27 personal fouls committed by Sakarya BSB helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American point guard Adonte Parker (186-89, college: Dayton) who helped to win the game recording 27 points. Bosnian-Slovenian center Hasan Rizvic (212-84) contributed with 17 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. The former international Kerem Gonlum (208-77) answered with 17 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and center Hakan Yapar (202-84) added 15 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Sakarya BSB. Five Sakarya BSB players scored in double figures. Sakarya BSB's coach Burak Biyiktay rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Gelisim have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to twelfth place. Sakarya BSB at the other side keeps the second position with six games lost. Gelisim are looking forward to face higher ranked Akhisar Bld (#11) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Sakarya BSB will play against Samsun (#8) and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Gelisim: A.Parker 27+3reb+3ast, H.Rizvic 17+9reb+1ast, F.Celebioglu 12+1reb+1ast, B.Kansu 9+7reb+1ast, A.Deniz Genc 9+1reb+7ast, M.Erensoy 7+3reb+1ast
Sakarya BSB: K.Gonlum 17+8reb+2ast, K.Ozkan 16+6reb+2ast, H.Yapar 15+7reb+3ast, L.Jones 10+2reb+2ast, Y.Turna 10+2reb+3ast, C.Harris 6+2reb+3ast
gschID: 490062


Pertevniyal - Duzce Bld. 69-80

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 14th ranked Pertevniyal (8-17) lost to fifteenth ranked Duzce Belediye (8-17) in Istanbul 69-80 on Wednesday. Quite impressive performance for Mehmet Gorkem (-77) who helped to win the game recording 25 points. American center LaRon Dendy (205-88, college: Middle Tenn.St., agency: David Lee Services) contributed with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Four Duzce Belediye players scored in double figures. Forward Nedim Yucel (203-79) answered with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 15 rebounds and guard Ogulcan Baykan (196-96) added 12 points in the effort for Pertevniyal. Pertevniyal's coach Andac Yapicier gave the chance to play for eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Duzce Belediye moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with defeated Pertevniyal. Duzce Belediye will face higher ranked Bursaspor (#4) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Duzce Bld.: M.Gorkem 25+4reb+2ast, L.Dendy 15+11reb+2ast, T.Hughes 14+6reb+4ast, C.Amasyali 11+3reb+4ast, U.Bayraktar 5, B.Erdogan 5+1reb+2ast
Pertevniyal: N.Yucel 15+15reb+2ast, O.Baykan 12+2reb+2ast, A.Oren 9+5reb, L.McMullan 6+2reb+2ast, K.Cavars 6+2reb, G.Baybora 6+1reb
gschID: 490063


Acibadem - Mamak DSI 95-69

Very predictable result when sixth ranked Acibadem (17-8) rolled over 17th ranked Mamak DSI (4-21) in Istanbul 95-69 on Wednesday. Acibadem dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Mamak DSI's 38. They outrebounded Mamak DSI 40-27 including 27 on the defensive glass. Acibadem looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Quite impressive performance for American power forward Sharrod Ford (206-82, college: Clemson) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds. The former international center Mutlu Demir (210-87) contributed with 16 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four Acibadem players scored in double figures. Acibadem's coach Serhan Aydanarig felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The former international swingman Ulug Kacaniku (202-85) answered with 15 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists and American guard Reginald Holmes (193-87, college: Morgan St., agency: Two Points) added 18 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Mamak DSI. Acibadem moved-up to fifth place. Mamak DSI lost fifteenth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 21 games lost. Acibadem will face higher ranked Socar Petkim (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Mamak DSI will play against Muglaorman (#18) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Acibadem: C.Altintig 16+4reb+4ast, M.Demir 16+8reb, S.Ford 13+13reb+1ast, B.Wright 12+5reb+4ast, C.Ugur Ogut 8+3reb+4ast, C.Ozer 8+3reb
Mamak DSI: R.Holmes 18+6reb+1ast, U.Kacaniku 15+6reb+7ast, N.Ozbakir 12+1reb+1ast, T.Taylor 8+1reb+3ast, K.Sariaslan 5+1reb, G.Gen 5+1reb+6ast
gschID: 490058


Mugla Orman - Akhisar Bld 86-82

Bottom-ranked Muglaorman managed to get a fourth victory. This time newly promoted Muglaorman won against eleventh-ranked Akhisar Bld 86-82. Muglaorman players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. American center Marvin Jefferson (206-86, college: Idaho) fired 20 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import guard Ricky Harris (187-87, college: Massachusetts) chipped in 17 points and 5 assists. Forward Cenk Sekeroglu (203-91) produced 20 points and 6 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) and American forward Tyler Smith (200-86, college: Tennessee) added 18 points and 8 rebounds respectively for lost side. Five Muglaorman and four Akhisar Bld players scored in double figures. Akhisar Bld's coach Serhat Yapici let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Muglaorman (4-21) moved-up to seventeenth place, which they share with Mamak DSI. Akhisar Bld at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 15 games lost. Muglaorman's next round opponent will be Mamak DSI (#17) in Ankara.
Top scorers:
Mugla Orman: M.Jefferson 20+9reb+2ast, R.Harris 17+1reb+5ast, O.Gogus 13+8reb+1ast, S.Yikilmaz 12+5reb+2ast, B.Altin 11+1reb+5ast, E.Ozkan 6+3reb
Akhisar Bld: C.Sekeroglu 20+6reb+3ast, S.Ugur 19+5reb+2ast, T.Smith 18+8reb+2ast, L.Goldwire 10+5reb+5ast, R.Oz 9+4reb+1ast, M.Esen 2+1reb
gschID: 490059


Gelisim - Sakarya BSB 84-82

Important game to mention about took place in Izmir. Thirteenth ranked Gelisim (10-16) saved a 2-point victory at home edging much higher ranked Sakarya BSB (20-6) 84-82 on Tuesday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. Gelisim forced 21 Sakarya BSB turnovers. It was a great shooting night for Gelisim especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.4 percentage. Sakarya BSB was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. American point guard Adonte Parker (186-89, college: Dayton) stepped up and scored 27 points for the winners and Bosnian-Slovenian center Hasan Rizvic (212-84) chipped in 17 points and 9 rebounds. At the losing side the former international Kerem Gonlum (208-77) responded with 17 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and center Hakan Yapar (202-84) scored 15 points and 7 rebounds. Five Sakarya BSB players scored in double figures. Sakarya BSB's coach Burak Biyiktay tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Gelisim have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to twelfth place. Sakarya BSB at the other side keeps the second position with six games lost. Gelisim will play against higher ranked Akhisar Bld (#11) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Sakarya BSB will play against Samsun (#8) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Gelisim: A.Parker 27+3reb+3ast, H.Rizvic 17+9reb+1ast, F.Celebioglu 12+1reb+1ast, B.Kansu 9+7reb+1ast, A.Deniz Genc 9+1reb+7ast, M.Erensoy 7+3reb+1ast
Sakarya BSB: K.Gonlum 17+8reb+2ast, K.Ozkan 16+6reb+2ast, H.Yapar 15+7reb+3ast, L.Jones 10+2reb+2ast, Y.Turna 10+2reb+3ast, C.Harris 6+2reb+3ast
gschID: 537834


Bandirma Kir. - Istanbulspor 67-69

Not a big story in a game when 10th ranked Bandirma Kir. (12-13) was edged by seventh ranked Istanbulspor (16-9) in Balikesir 69-67 on Tuesday. Istanbulspor made 19-of-24 free shots (79.2 percent) during the game. Istanbulspor outrebounded Bandirma Kir. 38-24 including a 28-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. Bandirma Kir. was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Quite impressive performance for American Brandon Brown (201-85, college: CS San Bernar.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 21 points, 13 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. Point guard Baris Erlim (182-90) contributed with 18 points for the winners. Brown is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Istanbulspor players scored in double figures. Talat-Alp Altunbey (204-94) answered with 16 points and 7 rebounds and Sehmus Hazer (-99) added 12 points, 5 assists and 5 steals (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) in the effort for Bandirma Kir.Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Istanbulspor have a solid series of four victories in a row. Newly promoted Istanbulspor maintains seventh place with 16-9 record. Loser Bandirma Kir. keeps the tenth position with 13 games lost. Istanbulspor will face higher ranked Afyon Bld (#6) in Afyonkarahisar in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Bandirma Kir. will play on the road against Final Genclik (#16) in Bursa and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Istanbulspor: B.Brown 21+13reb+4ast, B.Erlim 18+3reb, U.Can Aksoy 10+3reb, G.Ozan Dilik 10+2reb+5ast, A.Guney 5+5reb+3ast, M.Bakir Gorur 4+2reb
Bandirma Kir.: T.Alp Altunbey 16+7reb, E.Osmani 15+5reb, S.Hazer 12+4reb+5ast, I.Cem Ulusoy 9+2reb+4ast, B.Atar 6+1reb, E.Yilmaz 4+2reb+1ast
gschID: 490061


Samsun - Final Genclik 104-66

Everything went according to plan when eighth ranked Samsun (14-10) outplayed at home 16th ranked Final Genclik (6-19) 104-66 on Tuesday. They outrebounded Final Genclik 43-22 including a 31-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. Samsun looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists comparing to just 12 passes made by Final Genclik's players. Quite impressive performance for American point guard Jerry Smith (188-87, college: Louisville, agency: HMS) who helped to win the game recording 19 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. His fellow American import forward Mikael Hopkins (206, college: Georgetown) contributed with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Four Samsun players scored in double figures. American guard Anthony Tucker (193-89, college: MSU Moorhead) answered with 20 points and forward Atakan Denk (191-91) added 15 points in the effort for Final Genclik. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Newly promoted Samsun maintains eighth place with 14-10 record. Final Genclik lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth position with 19 games lost. Samsun will face league's second-placed Sakarya BSB in Sakaraya in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Final Genclik will play at home against Bandirma Kir. (#10) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Samsun: J.Smith 19+7reb+8ast, M.Hopkins 16+12reb, E.Bayrak 16+5reb, C.Ercan 13+1reb+3ast, D.Cevik 13+1reb+2ast, C.Ozcan 9+2reb+4ast
Final Genclik: A.Tucker 20+2reb+3ast, A.Denk 15+1ast, U.Durmus 9+6reb, O.Faruk Ermat 8+3ast, D.Harris 6+4reb, C.Uzun 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 490060


  




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