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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 3-0 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 2-1 
 3. Bursaspor 1-2 
 4. Acibadem 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:5/21/2017
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
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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.18.4 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.17.0 
 6. Morrison, TED K.16.5 
 7. Hayes, Demir IBB16.4 
 8. Denmon, Gaziantep16.0 
 9. Green, Pinar K.15.9 
 10. James, Best Balikesir15.8 
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.9.2 
 4. Wright, Trabzons.7.7 
 5. Thomas, TED K.7.7 
 6. Auguste, Usak7.5 
 7. Hummer, TED K.7.0 
 8. Gill, Yesilgiresun6.9 
 9. Pleiss, Galatasaray6.8 
 10. Summers, Pinar K.6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Thomas HEURTEL
  Anadolu .
  (189-G-89)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Heurtel, Anadolu .7.2 
 2. Theodore, Banvit BK7.1 
 3. Green, Pinar K.5.6 
 4. Gutierrez, Trabzons.5.4 
 5. Granger, Anadolu .5.2 
 6. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 7. Ermis, Tofas5.0 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray4.8 
 9. Rautins, Gaziantep4.7 
 10. Roll, Besiktas4.6 
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. Gutierrez, Trabzons.1.6 
 6. Ulubay, Yesilgiresun1.6 
 7. Cherry, Gaziantep1.6 
 8. Eldridge, Demir I.1.6 
 9. Klobucar, Istanbu.1.6 
 10. Guler, Galatasaray1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  Anadolu .
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Dunston, Anadolu .1.8 
 2. Ibekwe, Usak1.5 
 3. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.5 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 5. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.3 
 6. Kulig, Banvit BK1.1 
 7. Buckner, Demir IBB1.0 
 8. Jefferson, Gazia.0.9 
 9. James, Best Balikesir0.9 
 10. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
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Round 4 (Final Four)

Acibadem May.26 Eskisehir Bs 90%
Bursaspor May.25 Sakarya BSB 83%
TBL Round 31: Samsun defeats leader Eskisehir Basket - Apr 3, 2017


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The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Eskisehir Basket (25-6) on the court of eighth ranked Samsun on Saturday night. Visitors were edged by Samsun 72-70. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Eskisehir Basket. Worth to mention a great performance of American point guard Jerry Smith (188-87, college: Louisville, agency: HMS) who helped to win the game recording 22 points. Anil Sungur contributed with 17 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. The former international center Cemal Nalga (213-87, agency: BeoBasket) answered with a double-double by scoring 11 points, 15 rebounds and 5 assists for Eskisehir Basket. Newly promoted Samsun maintains eighth place with 17-13 record. Eskisehir Basket at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. They share it with Socar Petkim. Samsun are looking forward to face Yalova Bld (#12) on the road in the next round. Eskisehir Basket will play against Bandirma Kir. (#10) and is hoping to win this game.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Sakarya BSB (25-7) against ninth ranked Turk Telekom (17-14) on Saturday night. Visiting Sakarya BSB was crushed by Turk Telekom in Ankara 100-74. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Sakarya BSB. It was a great evening for American power forward Darryl Monroe (201-86, college: George Mason, agency: BeoBasket) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. Mehmet Ozdogan helped adding 26 points (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). At the losing side the former international Kerem Gonlum (208-77) responded with 9 points and 9 rebounds. Sakarya BSB's coach Burak Selcuk Ernak gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Turk Telekom maintains ninth place with 17-14 record. Sakarya BSB at the other side dropped to the third position with seven games lost. Turk Telekom will play against higher ranked Acibadem (#5) in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Sakarya BSB will play on the road against Akhisar Bld and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Afyonkarahisar was also quite interesting. Third ranked Socar Petkim (25-6) played at the court of 5th ranked Afyon Bld (20-12). Socar Petkim managed to secure a 7-point victory 73-66 on Saturday. It was an exceptional evening for TJ Campbell who led the winners and scored 18 points and 4 assists. Socar Petkim's coach Burak Goren used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Johndre Jefferson came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds for Afyon Bld in the defeat. Socar Petkim have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They used an opportunity after Eskisehir Basket lost their game and moved up joining them at the top position. Loser Afyon Bld dropped to the sixth place with 12 games lost. Socar Petkim will meet at home Istanbulspor (#7) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Afyon Bld will play against Duzce Belediye and hope to secure a win.
The game in Istanbul was also worth to mention about. 4th placed Bursaspor (23-8) played at the court of sixth ranked Acibadem (20-11). Acibadem did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 75-57. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of Bursaspor. Nusret Yildirim fired a double-double by scoring 17 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Acibadem moved-up to fifth place. Newly promoted Bursaspor keeps the fourth position with eight games lost. Acibadem's next round opponent will be Turk Telekom (#9) in Ankara. Bursaspor will play at home against Muglaorman (#18) and hope to win that game.
Eighteenth-ranked Muglaorman (4-27) used its home court advantage to challenge fifteenth ranked Pertevniyal (10-21) on Saturday. The visitors from Istanbul managed to secure only one-point victory 80-79. However their fans expected easier game. It was a very good performance for Ogulcan Baykan who helped to win the game recording 23 points. Pertevniyal's coach Andac Yapicier allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Pertevniyal moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Duzce Bld. Muglaorman lost their sixth game in a row. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 27 lost games. Pertevniyal will face higher ranked Gelisim (#13) in Izmir in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Muglaorman will play on the road against Bursaspor (#4) having rather not much hope for a victory.

Other games in round 31 were not that significant. Duzce Bld. was smashed by Bandirma Kir. on the road 83-52. Istanbulspor won against Mamak DSI on its own court 98-84. Akhisar Bld managed to outperform Final Genclik in a road game 77-70. Gelisim was rolled over Yalova Bld at home 65-87.
The most impressive performance of 31th round was 21 points and 11 assists by Ismail-Cem Ulusoy of Bandirma Kir..

Bandirma Kir. - Duzce Bld. 83-52

No shocking result in a game when tenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (14-17) crushed 14th ranked Duzce Belediye (10-21) in Balikesir 83-52 on Sunday. Bandirma Kir. dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Duzce Belediye's 22. They outrebounded Duzce Belediye 39-22 including a 31-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. Bandirma Kir. looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. It was a very good performance for point guard Ismail-Cem Ulusoy (183-96, agency: Octagon Europe) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 assists. Berke Atar contributed with 13 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four Bandirma Kir. players scored in double figures. Mehmet Gorkem (-77) answered with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and American center LaRon Dendy (205-88, college: Middle Tenn.St.) added 9 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Duzce Belediye. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Bandirma Kir. maintains tenth place with 14-17 record. Newly promoted Duzce Belediye keeps the fourteenth position with 21 games lost. Bandirma Kir. will face league's leader Eskisehir Basket in Edirne in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Duzce Belediye will play at home against Afyon Bld (#6) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Duzce Bld.: M.Gorkem 14+5reb+4ast, T.Hughes 11+2reb+2ast, L.Dendy 9+6reb+3ast, C.Amasyali 7+2reb+3ast, B.Erdogan 7+1reb+1ast, F.Can Nurkan 2
Bandirma Kir.: I.Cem Ulusoy 21+3reb+11ast, T.Alp Altunbey 13+3reb, B.Atar 13+8reb+1ast, E.Senel 13+4reb+1ast, S.Hazer 6+1reb+3ast, E.Yilmaz 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 490120


Afyon - Socar Petkim 66-73

The game in Afyonkarahisar was also quite interesting. Third ranked Socar Petkim (25-6) played at the court of 5th ranked Afyon Bld (20-12). Socar Petkim managed to secure a 7-point victory 73-66 on Saturday. It was an exceptional evening for American point guard TJ Campbell (175-88, college: Portland) who led the winners and scored 18 points and 4 assists. Bosnian power forward Kenan Bajramovic (206-81) accounted for 15 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side. Four Socar Petkim players scored in double figures. Socar Petkim's coach Burak Goren used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American power forward Johndre Jefferson (207-88, college: S.Carolina, agency: Three Eye Sports) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds and forward Hadi Ozdemir (203-83) added 9 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for Afyon Bld in the defeat. Socar Petkim have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They used an opportunity after Eskisehir Basket lost their game and moved up joining them at the top position. Loser Afyon Bld dropped to the sixth place with 12 games lost. Socar Petkim will meet at home Istanbulspor (#7) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Afyon Bld will play against Duzce Belediye and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Afyon: J.Jefferson 16+12reb+2ast, O.Sevinc 12+4reb+2ast, Q.Douby 9+3reb+3ast, H.Ozdemir 9+8reb+4ast, I.Yildirim 8+2reb, S.Mentese 6+3reb+2ast
Socar Petkim: T.Campbell 18+2reb+4ast, K.Bajramovic 15+7reb+1ast, P.Kaya 13+7reb+1ast, R.Dogrusoz 12+3reb+4ast, U.Peker 5+1reb, C.Terzioglu 3+3reb
gschID: 490119


Samsun - Eskisehir Basket 72-70

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Eskisehir Basket (25-6) on the court of eighth ranked Samsun on Saturday night. Visitors were edged by Samsun 72-70. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Eskisehir Basket. Worth to mention a great performance of American point guard Jerry Smith (188-87, college: Louisville, agency: HMS) who helped to win the game recording 22 points. Anil Sungur contributed with 17 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. The former international center Cemal Nalga (213-87, agency: BeoBasket) answered with a double-double by scoring 11 points, 15 rebounds and 5 assists and American swingman Sean Marshall (198-85, college: Boston Coll.) added 24 points in the effort for Eskisehir Basket. Newly promoted Samsun maintains eighth place with 17-13 record. Eskisehir Basket at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. They share it with Socar Petkim. Samsun are looking forward to face Yalova Bld (#12) on the road in the next round. Eskisehir Basket will play against Bandirma Kir. (#10) and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Eskisehir Basket: S.Marshall 24+3reb+3ast, C.Nalga 11+15reb+5ast, M.Goktas 10+2reb+1ast, J.Duncan 9+7reb+1ast, Y.Sonsirma 9+7ast, I.Gulmez 5+5reb+1ast
Samsun: J.Smith 22+4reb+3ast, A.Sungur 17+6reb+1ast, C.Ercan 12+5reb+1ast, C.Ozcan 8+2reb+1ast, M.Hopkins 7+9reb+3ast, O.Aksoy 5+6reb+7ast
gschID: 490118


Istanbulspor - Mamak DSI 98-84

Very expected game when 16th ranked Mamak DSI (8-23) lost on the road to seventh ranked Istanbulspor (19-12) 98-84 on Saturday. Istanbulspor outrebounded Mamak DSI 54-41 including 21 on the offensive glass. It was a very good performance for American guard Elijah Johnson (192-90, college: Kansas) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!) and 15 rebounds. Forward Mustafa-Bakir Gorur (204-88, agency: 1x1 Sports) contributed with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American guard Tyshawn Taylor (191-90, college: Kansas) answered with 31 points and 7 assists and the former international center Umit Turkoglu (211-81) added 14 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Mamak DSI. Both coaches tested many bench players saving starting five for next games. Newly promoted Istanbulspor maintains seventh place with 19-12 record. Loser Mamak DSI keeps the sixteenth position with 23 games lost. Istanbulspor will face league's second-placed Socar Petkim on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Mamak DSI will play against Final Genclik (#17) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mamak DSI: T.Taylor 31+3reb+7ast, R.Holmes 18+2reb, U.Turkoglu 14+9reb, B.Yananer 7+6reb+1ast, K.Sariaslan 5+3reb, G.Gen 3+1reb+4ast
Istanbulspor: E.Johnson 36+15reb+3ast, M.Bakir Gorur 21+11reb+4ast, B.Brown 12+6reb+2ast, B.Selen 6, B.Erlim 6+2reb+3ast, G.Ozan Dilik 4+1ast
gschID: 490117


Mugla Orman - Pertevniyal 79-80

Eighteenth-ranked Muglaorman (4-27) used its home court advantage to challenge fifteenth ranked Pertevniyal (10-21) on Saturday. The visitors from Istanbul managed to secure only one-point victory 80-79. However their fans expected easier game. Pertevniyal looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Muglaorman was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a very good performance for guard Ogulcan Baykan (196-96) who helped to win the game recording 23 points. Forward Nedim Yucel (203-79) contributed with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. Pertevniyal's coach Andac Yapicier allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American guard Ricky Harris (187-87, college: Massachusetts) answered with 20 points and 6 assists and Omer Gogus (-89) added 17 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Muglaorman. Four Muglaorman players scored in double figures. Pertevniyal moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Duzce Bld. Muglaorman lost their sixth game in a row. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 27 lost games. Pertevniyal will face higher ranked Gelisim (#13) in Izmir in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Muglaorman will play on the road against Bursaspor (#4) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Mugla Orman: R.Harris 20+4reb+6ast, M.Jefferson 18+7reb+3ast, O.Gogus 17+11reb+1ast, S.Yikilmaz 11+4reb+5ast, H.Dogan 7+5reb+1ast, B.Altin 4+2reb+2ast
Pertevniyal: O.Baykan 23+4reb+2ast, N.Yucel 13+13reb, A.Oren 11+2reb+1ast, C.Erdogan 9+2reb+7ast, G.Gokalp Ural 9+1reb+4ast, G.Baybora 7+4reb+3ast
gschID: 490116


Turk Telekom - Sakarya BSB 100-74

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Sakarya BSB (25-7) against ninth ranked Turk Telekom (17-14) on Saturday night. Visiting Sakarya BSB was crushed by Turk Telekom in Ankara 100-74. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Sakarya BSB. Turk Telekom shot 60.7 percent from the field. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Sakarya BSB was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for American power forward Darryl Monroe (201-86, college: George Mason, agency: BeoBasket) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. Forward Mehmet Ozdogan (198-87) helped adding 26 points (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). Four Turk Telekom players scored in double figures. At the losing side the former international Kerem Gonlum (208-77) responded with 9 points and 9 rebounds and point guard Yigitcan Turna (187-87) scored 11 points and 5 assists. Sakarya BSB's coach Burak Selcuk Ernak gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Turk Telekom maintains ninth place with 17-14 record. Sakarya BSB at the other side dropped to the third position with seven games lost. Turk Telekom will play against higher ranked Acibadem (#5) in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Sakarya BSB will play on the road against Akhisar Bld and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Sakarya BSB: Y.Turna 11+1reb+5ast, H.Yapar 9+2reb+3ast, K.Gonlum 9+9reb, D.Sanli 8+1reb, L.Jones 8+3reb+3ast, T.Onen 7+4reb
Turk Telekom: M.Ozdogan 26+2reb+3ast, D.Monroe 23+10reb+5ast, T.McKee 17+7reb+6ast, S.Cetin 14+1reb+1ast, A.Cantitiz 9+5reb+4ast, I.Cevik 7+2reb+3ast
gschID: 490115


Final Genclik - Akhisar Bld 70-77

Very predictable result when eleventh ranked Akhisar Bld (13-18) won against 17th ranked Final Genclik (6-25) in Bursa 77-70 on Friday. Akhisar Bld forced 19 Final Genclik turnovers. American players dominated the game. Quite impressive performance for forward Tyler Smith (200-86, college: Tennessee) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 18 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists. Point guard Leemire Goldwire (184-85, college: Charlotte, agency: HMS) contributed with 14 points for the winners. Five Akhisar Bld players scored in double figures. Center Damontre Harris (208-91, college: Campbellsville) answered with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 15 rebounds and 4 blocks and guard Anthony Tucker (193-89, college: MSU Moorhead) added 20 points and 4 assists in the effort for Final Genclik. Both coaches tested many bench players saving starting five for next games. Akhisar Bld maintains eleventh place with 13-18 record. Final Genclik lost their eleventh game in a row. They keep the seventeenth position with 25 games lost. Akhisar Bld will face higher ranked Sakarya BSB (#3) in Sakaraya in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Final Genclik will play on the road against Mamak DSI (#16) in Ankara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Final Genclik: A.Tucker 20+3reb+4ast, D.Harris 20+15reb, C.Sahin 15+4reb+2ast, R.Rizvanoglu 6+4reb+3ast, C.Uzun 5, A.Denk 4+4reb+2ast
Akhisar Bld: T.Smith 18+16reb+4ast, L.Goldwire 14+2reb+3ast, M.Gizir 14+3reb+2ast, S.Topcu 11+2ast, C.Sekeroglu 10+3reb, S.Ugur 8+1reb+3ast
gschID: 490113


Acibadem - Bursaspor 75-57

The game in Istanbul was also worth to mention about. 4th placed Bursaspor (23-8) played at the court of sixth ranked Acibadem (20-11). Acibadem did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 75-57. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of Bursaspor. 25 personal fouls committed by Bursaspor helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Nusret Yildirim (202-89) fired a double-double by scoring 17 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. American forward Jason Maxiell (201-83, college: Cincinnati) chipped in 16 points and 7 rebounds. Serbian power forward Dejan Borovnjak (207-86, agency: BeoBasket) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds and point guard Erdem Ilter (188-90) added 5 points and 7 assists respectively for lost side. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Acibadem moved-up to fifth place. Newly promoted Bursaspor keeps the fourth position with eight games lost. Acibadem's next round opponent will be Turk Telekom (#9) in Ankara. Bursaspor will play at home against Muglaorman (#18) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Bursaspor: D.Borovnjak 17+10reb+1ast, S.Ekmen 13+1reb, S.Ugrasan 10+1reb+1ast, E.Ilter 5+3reb+7ast, B.Erol 4+6reb+4ast, Z.Alp 2+1reb+1ast
Acibadem: N.Yildirim 17+13reb, C.Altintig 17+2reb+4ast, J.Maxiell 16+7reb+1ast, B.Wright 6+1reb+4ast, T.Acik 5+4reb+4ast, D.Engindeniz 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 490114


Gelisim - Yalova Bld 65-87

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 12th ranked Gelisim (12-20) was outscored by thirteenth ranked Yalova Bld (12-19) in Izmir 87-65 on Friday. Yalova Bld outrebounded Gelisim 41-30 including 30 on the defensive glass. They shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 60.0 percentage. Yalova Bld looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. Quite impressive performance for point guard Burak Sasmaz (183-91) who helped to win the game recording 17 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. American guard Aubrey Coleman (193-87, college: Houston, agency: HMS) contributed with 21 points for the winners. Bosnian-Slovenian center Hasan Rizvic (212-84) answered with 11 points and 6 rebounds and Huseyin-Akin Kandemir (-95) added 13 points in the effort for Gelisim. 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. Yalova Bld moved-up to twelfth place. Gelisim lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the thirteenth position with 20 games lost. Yalova Bld will face higher ranked Samsun (#8) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Gelisim will play against Pertevniyal (#15) in Istanbul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Gelisim: M.Erensoy 14+2reb, H.Akin Kandemir 13+4reb+1ast, H.Rizvic 11+6reb+3ast, F.Eravci 10+5reb+1ast, A.Deniz Genc 7+1reb+2ast, F.Celebioglu 3+4reb+1ast
Yalova Bld: A.Coleman 21+2reb+1ast, B.Sasmaz 17+8reb+5ast, K.Hunt 11+5reb+1ast, A.Tunali 10+11reb+3ast, O.Okkali 8+3reb+2ast, O.Sonsirma 8+2reb+5ast
gschID: 490112


  




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