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BSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 28-2 
 2. Besiktas 24-6 
 3. Anadolu Efes 23-7 
 4. Darussafaka 23-7 
 5. Banvit BK 21-9 
 6. Galatasaray 18-12 
 7. Gaziantep 16-14 
 8. Tofas 15-15 
 9. Pinar Karsiyaka 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 
Last:6/22/2017
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 5-1 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 3-3 
 3. Bursaspor 3-3 
 4. Acibadem 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:6/4/2017
TB2L Stage Two Standings
 1. Orman Genclik 7-3 
 2. Karesi Spor 7-3 
 3. Antalya BSB 6-4 
 4. Mersin BSB 4-6 
 5. Tofas Gelisim 4-6 
 6. Artvin 2-8 
Stage One Standings
Last:6/2/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
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
Group K
 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. Thomas, TED K.7.7 
 5. Wright, Trabzons.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 .6.7 
 3. Green, Pinar K.5.6 
 4. Gutierrez, Trabzons.5.4 
 5. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 6. Ermis, Tofas5.1 
 7. Granger, Anadolu .4.9 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray4.8 
 9. Rautins, Gaziantep4.7 
 10. Roll, Besiktas4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Jeremy CHAPPELL
  Banvit BK
  (191-G-87)
  Avg: 2
 1. Chappell, Banvit BK2.0 
 2. Shorter, TED K.2.0 
 3. Hummer, TED K.1.8 
 4. Cherry, Gaziantep1.7 
 5. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.7 
 6. Klobucar, Istanbu.1.6 
 7. Guler, Galatasaray1.6 
 8. Eldridge, Demir I.1.6 
 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. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.6 
 3. Ibekwe, Usak1.5 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 5. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.2 
 6. Kulig, Banvit BK1.1 
 7. Buckner, Demir IBB1.0 
 8. Jefferson, Gazia.0.9 
 9. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
 10. James, Best Balikesir0.9 
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BSL Round 25: Anadolu Efes are upset by Pinar Karsiyaka - Apr 11, 2017


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The Regular Season in BSL is slowly approaching the end. But there may be still some important changes in the final standings in the last 5 rounds.

The game between second ranked Anadolu Efes (21-4) and seventh ranked Pinar Karsiyaka (14-11) was the most important one in the last round on Monday night. Anadolu Efes was defeated by Pinar Karsiyaka in a tough game in Karsiyaka 96-100. Pinar Karsiyaka made 20-of-24 free shots (83.3 percent) during the game. American forward DaJuan Summers (203-88, college: Georgetown) fired a double-double by scoring 22 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import point guard JCovan Brown (188-90, college: Texas) chipped in 24 points and 7 assists. American-Armenian center Bryant Dunston (203-86) produced 24 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocks (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field) for lost side. Pinar Karsiyaka have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain seventh place with 14-11 record. Anadolu Efes at the other side keeps the second position with four games lost. Pinar Karsiyaka are looking forward to face higher ranked Darussafaka (#4) in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Anadolu Efes will play at home against Trabzonspor and is hoping to win this game.
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Balikesir. First ranked Fenerbahce faced 4th placed Banvit. Guests from Istanbul (23-2) defeated host Banvit (17-8) 86-75. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Banvit. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian swingman Bogdan Bogdanovic (198-92) who helped to win the game recording 18 points and 9 assists. Ekpe Udoh contributed with 16 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. Lithuanian swingman Gediminas Orelik (199-90) answered with 29 points for Banvit. Fenerbahce have an impressive series of sixteen victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 23-2 record. Banvit at the other side dropped to the fifth position with eight games lost. Fenerbahce will play against Gaziantep (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Banvit will play against Besiktas in Istanbul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Ninth-ranked Tofas (10-15) made lots of trouble for third ranked Besiktas (20-5) in Bursa on Saturday. The visitors from Istanbul managed to secure only one-point victory 95-94. However their fans expected much easier game. Vladimir Stimac stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Besiktas' coach Ufuk Sarica used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the losing side Sammy Mejia responded with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Besiktas. They maintain third place with 20-5 record having just three points less than leader Fenerbahce. Tofas lost their fourth game in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the ninth position with 15 games lost. Besiktas will meet at home Banvit (#5) in the next round. Tofas will play against TED Kolejliler (#16) in Ankara and hope to secure a win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Gaziantep. Local Gaziantep (13-12) outscored 12th ranked Trabzonspor (8-17) 96-75. Davon Jefferson nailed a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side. Gaziantep's coach Stefanos Dedas felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Gaziantep maintains eighth place with 13-12 record. Trabzonspor at the other side keeps the twelfth position with 17 games lost. Gaziantep's next round opponent will be league's leader Fenerbahce in Istanbul and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Trabzonspor will play on the road against the league's second-placed Anadolu Efes (#2) having rather not much hope for a victory.

Other games of round 25 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Yesilgiresun was defeated by Darussafaka in Istanbul 87-77. Galatasaray beat Istanbul BBSK at home 74-67. Bottom-ranked TED Kolejliler lost to Best Balikesir on the opponent's court 73-86. Demir IBB managed to outperform Usak in a home game 103-87.

Pinar Karsiyaka - Anadolu Efes 100-96

The game between second ranked Anadolu Efes (21-4) and seventh ranked Pinar Karsiyaka (14-11) was the most important one in the last round on Monday night. Anadolu Efes was defeated by Pinar Karsiyaka in a tough game in Karsiyaka 96-100. Pinar Karsiyaka made 20-of-24 free shots (83.3 percent) during the game. American forward DaJuan Summers (203-88, college: Georgetown) fired a double-double by scoring 22 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import point guard JCovan Brown (188-90, college: Texas) chipped in 24 points and 7 assists. American-Armenian center Bryant Dunston (203-86) produced 24 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocks (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field) and American forward Derrick Brown (203-87, college: Xavier) added 16 points and 8 rebounds respectively for lost side. Five Pinar Karsiyaka and four Anadolu Efes players scored in double figures. Pinar Karsiyaka have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain seventh place with 14-11 record. Anadolu Efes at the other side keeps the second position with four games lost. Pinar Karsiyaka are looking forward to face higher ranked Darussafaka (#4) in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Anadolu Efes will play at home against Trabzonspor and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Pinar Karsiyaka: J.Brown 24+3reb+7ast, D.Summers 22+14reb, J.Owens 18+11reb+3ast, M.Green 15+4reb+3ast, M.Baygul 11+7reb+1ast, G.Erdi Gulaslan 6+3reb+1ast
Anadolu Efes: B.Dunston 24+6reb+5ast, C.Osman 19+3reb+1ast, D.Brown 16+8reb+1ast, C.Mutaf 14+2reb+1ast, B.Paul 12+2reb+2ast, D.Thomas 8+5reb
gschID: 482375


Darussafaka - Yesilgiresun 87-77

There was no surprise in Istanbul where 10th ranked Yesilgiresun Bld (9-16) was defeated by fourth ranked Darussafaka (18-7) 87-77. Darussafaka players were unselfish on offense dishing 25 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by Yesilgiresun Bld's players. American guard Scottie Wilbekin (188-93, college: Florida) nailed 27 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winning side and his fellow American import Luke Harangody (202-88, college: Notre Dame) accounted for 14 points and 7 assists. Five Darussafaka players scored in double figures. American-Romanian point guard Malcolm Armstead (187-89, college: Wichita St., agency: Three Eye Sports) came up with 29 points and 6 assists and American Anthony Gill (203-92, college: Virginia) added 20 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) respectively for Yesilgiresun Bld in the defeat. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Darussafaka. They maintain fourth place with 18-7 record. Yesilgiresun Bld lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the tenth position with 16 games lost. Darussafaka's next round opponent will be Pinar Karsiyaka (#7) on the road. Yesilgiresun Bld will play against Galatasaray and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Darussafaka: S.Wilbekin 27+5reb+5ast, D.Bertans 18+1reb+2ast, L.Harangody 14+4reb+7ast, F.Aldemir 11+7reb+1ast, B.Wanamaker 10+1reb+3ast, W.Clyburn 5+3reb+1ast
Yesilgiresun: M.Armstead 29+4reb+6ast, A.Gill 20+8reb, R.Ledo 10+2reb+1ast, D.Ivanov 8+8reb+1ast, E.Taskiran 5, E.Kosut 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 482372


Banvit BK - Fenerbahce 75-86

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Balikesir. First ranked Fenerbahce faced 4th placed Banvit. Guests from Istanbul (23-2) defeated host Banvit (17-8) 86-75. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Banvit. Fenerbahce shot 63.0 percent from the field. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian swingman Bogdan Bogdanovic (198-92) who helped to win the game recording 18 points and 9 assists. Nigerian power forward Ekpe Udoh (208-87, college: Baylor) contributed with 16 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. Lithuanian swingman Gediminas Orelik (199-90) answered with 29 points and Slovenian center Gasper Vidmar (211-87) added 14 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Banvit. Five Fenerbahce and four Banvit players scored in double figures. Fenerbahce have an impressive series of sixteen victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 23-2 record. Banvit at the other side dropped to the fifth position with eight games lost. Fenerbahce will play against Gaziantep (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Banvit will play against Besiktas in Istanbul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Fenerbahce: B.Bogdanovic 18+3reb+9ast, E.Udoh 16+6reb+3ast, L.Datome 13+4reb+3ast, J.Vesely 11+1reb, B.Dixon 10+2reb+5ast, M.Mahmutoglu 9+2reb
Banvit BK: G.Orelik 29+4reb+1ast, G.Vidmar 14+7reb+2ast, E.Muric 10+6reb+2ast, J.Chappell 10+4reb+2ast, J.Theodore 7+2reb+4ast, T.Gecim 3+1reb
gschID: 482369


Galatasaray - Istanbul BBSK 74-67

No shocking result in a game when sixth ranked Galatasaray (15-10) defeated at home 11th ranked Istanbul BBSK (9-16) 74-67. Galatasaray forced 19 Istanbul BBSK turnovers. American point guard Errick McCollum (185-88, college: Goshen) nailed 11 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side and the former international Goksenin Koksal (195-91) accounted for 14 points. American-Bulgarian guard Earl Calloway (191-83, college: Indiana) came up with 19 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and international Metecan Birsen (208-95) added 18 points respectively for Istanbul BBSK in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The victory was the third consecutive win for Galatasaray. They maintain sixth place with 15-10 record. Istanbul BBSK lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the tenth position with 16 games lost. Galatasaray's next round opponent will be Yesilgiresun Bld (#10) in Giresun. Istanbul BBSK will play at home against Demir IBB and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Galatasaray: G.Koksal 14+4reb+3ast, E.McCollum 11+6reb+4ast, B.Schilb 9+2reb+2ast, T.Pleiss 9+4reb+1ast, S.Guler 6+2reb+5ast, V.Micov 6+2reb
Istanbul BBSK: E.Calloway 19+5reb+1ast, M.Birsen 18+4reb+2ast, D.Gagic 8+7reb+4ast, J.Klobucar 7+5reb+3ast, D.Markota 4+4reb, A.Olmaz 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 482373


Tofas - Besiktas 94-95

Ninth-ranked Tofas (10-15) made lots of trouble for third ranked Besiktas (20-5) in Bursa on Saturday. The visitors from Istanbul managed to secure only one-point victory 95-94. However their fans expected much easier game. Besiktas outrebounded Tofas 41-29 including 26 on the defensive glass. Serbian center Vladimir Stimac (210-87, agency: Interperformances) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners and American forward Earl Clark (208-88, college: Louisville) chipped in 22 points and 9 rebounds. Besiktas' coach Ufuk Sarica used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the losing side Dominican-American swingman Sammy Mejia (198-83, college: De Paul) responded with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists and American forward Tony Crocker (200-87, college: Oklahoma) scored 21 points and 8 rebounds (made all of his eight free throws). Four Besiktas and five Tofas players scored in double figures. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Besiktas. They maintain third place with 20-5 record having just three points less than leader Fenerbahce. Tofas lost their fourth game in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the ninth position with 15 games lost. Besiktas will meet at home Banvit (#5) in the next round. Tofas will play against TED Kolejliler (#16) in Ankara and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Besiktas: M.Thompson 24+1reb+5ast, E.Clark 22+9reb+1ast, D.Strawberry 14+6reb+3ast, V.Stimac 12+17reb+4ast, K.Weems 8+1reb+1ast, M.Roll 8+1reb+1ast
TOFAS: T.Crocker 21+8reb+1ast, S.Mejia 18+8reb+7ast, C.Copeland 13+2reb+5ast, K.Peker 12+4reb+2ast, J.Palacios 11+1reb+4ast, K.Ivanov 8+3reb+1ast
gschID: 482376


Best Balikesir - TED Kolejliler 86-73

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 16th ranked TED Kolejliler's (2-23) road loss to fifteenth ranked Balikesir (6-19) 73-86. American point guard Alfrie Kelley (183-85, college: S.Carolina) nailed 29 points for the winning side and American-Guyanese forward Delroy James (203-87, college: Rhode Island) accounted for 15 points and 7 rebounds. Four Balikesir players scored in double figures. Balikesir's coach Hakan Demir allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American forward Ian Hummer (201-90, college: Princeton) came up with 25 points and 7 rebounds and the other American import Devin Thomas (206-94, college: Wake Forest) added 10 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for TED Kolejliler in the defeat. Newly promoted Balikesir maintains fifteenth place with 6-19 record. TED Kolejliler lost their fifth game in a row. They stay dead last with 23 lost games. Balikesir's next round opponent will be higher ranked Usak Sportlif (#14) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. TED Kolejliler will play against Tofas and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Best Balikesir: A.Kelley 29+1reb+3ast, A.Nichols 15+7reb, D.James 15+7reb+3ast, A.Andrews 10+5reb+4ast, I.Ofoegbu 9+3reb, J.Dorsey 2+5reb+3ast
TED Kolejliler: I.Hummer 25+7reb+2ast, D.Morrison 17+3reb+4ast, D.Thomas 10+10reb+4ast, R.Galloway 7+5ast, Y.Onar 6+3reb+1ast, S.Suerkip 3+3reb
gschID: 482370


Demir IBB - Usak 103-87

Everything could happen in Buyukcekmece at the game between two tied teams. Both fourteenth ranked Demir IBB and 13th ranked Usak Sportlif had identical 7-17 record. This time Demir IBB used a home court advantage and beat the opponent from Usak 103-87. Demir IBB made 21-of-26 charity shots (80.8 percent) during the game. They shot the lights out from three nailing 12 long-distance shots on high 54.5 percentage. Demir IBB players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. 25 personal fouls committed by Usak Sportlif helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American point guard Kenneth Hayes (188-87, college: Miami, OH, agency: BeoBasket) nailed 26 points and 5 assists for the winning side and his fellow American import guard Osiris Eldridge (191-88, college: Illinois St.) accounted for 11 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Greek-American center Zach Auguste (208-93, college: Notre Dame, agency: Pensack Sports) came up with a double-double by scoring 31 points and 10 rebounds (on 12-of-15 shooting from the field) and American Shaquielle McKissic (196-90, college: Arizona St.) added 20 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for Usak Sportlif in the defeat. Five Demir IBB and four Usak Sportlif players scored in double figures. Demir IBB (8-17) moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Trabzonspor. Usak Sportlif lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the fourteenth position with 18 games lost. Demir IBB's next round opponent will be higher ranked Istanbul BBSK (#11) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Usak Sportlif will play against Balikesir and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Demir IBB: K.Hayes 26+2reb+5ast, E.Buckner 17+5reb, J.Johnson 16+1reb+4ast, A.Caloiaro 15+4reb+2ast, O.Eldridge 11+8reb+6ast, A.Stipanovic 11+7reb+3ast
Usak: Z.Auguste 31+10reb+2ast, S.McKissic 20+8reb+5ast, B.Candan 11+3reb, S.Vasiliauskas 10+2reb+7ast, R.Freimanis 8+6reb+2ast, D.Harrison 7+1reb+3ast
gschID: 482371


Gaziantep - Trabzonspor 96-75

The game with biggest result difference took place in Gaziantep. Local Gaziantep (13-12) outscored 12th ranked Trabzonspor (8-17) 96-75. Gaziantep dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Trabzonspor's 42. They outrebounded Trabzonspor 39-28 including 27 on the defensive glass. Gaziantep players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. American forward Davon Jefferson (204-86, college: USC) nailed a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side and his fellow American import guard Marcus Denmon (191-90, college: Missouri) accounted for 12 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists. Five Gaziantep players scored in double figures. Gaziantep's coach Stefanos Dedas felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Mexican guard Jorge Gutierrez (190-88, college: California) came up with 16 points and 5 rebounds and American Malcolm Lee (196-90, college: UCLA) added 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for Trabzonspor in the defeat. Gaziantep maintains eighth place with 13-12 record. Trabzonspor at the other side keeps the twelfth position with 17 games lost. Gaziantep's next round opponent will be league's leader Fenerbahce in Istanbul and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Trabzonspor will play on the road against the league's second-placed Anadolu Efes (#2) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Gaziantep: D.Jefferson 25+11reb+1ast, M.Haislip 15+2reb+1ast, A.Rautins 12+5reb+8ast, M.Denmon 12+6reb+10ast, W.Cherry 12+4reb+3ast, J.Balazic 9+2reb
Trabzonspor: J.Gutierrez 16+5reb+3ast, M.Lee 14+6reb+4ast, E.Cinko 9, S.Moody 9+4reb+5ast, J.Wright 8+7reb+3ast, A.Odabasi 5+3reb
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