Anadolu Efes Evades Darüşşafaka Doğuş
Darüşşafaka Doğuş 79 - Anadolu Efes 80 (16-18; 17-24; 21-25; 25-13)
Darüşşafaka Doğuş and Anadolu Efes met in a preseason game in the Ayhan Şahenk Sports Hall. Darüşşafaka Doğuş started with a lineup of Gordon, Redding, Serhat, Bjelica, and Slaughter; Anadolu Efes’ starting five were Granger, Diebler, Oğulcan, Brown, and Tyus.
Anadolu Efes led the first quarter 18-16 with a last-second three pointer by Thomas Heurtel. The second quarter began with a 6-0 streak by Anadolu Efes. They opened the gap with offensive rebounds from the 15th minute onwards and with scores by Dunston, Diebler and Brown, Anadolu Efes won the first half 42-33. The highest scorer in the first half was Anadolu Efes player Heurtel with 10 points and 3 assists.
Darüşşafaka Doğuş had a hard time scoring in the third quarter other than free throws. Anadolu Efes continued to widen the gap with 58-44 at 26 minutes and 12 with a layup by Tyus, and finished the third quarter ahead by 67 to 54.
Dunston’s layup in the first moments of the final quarter took the score gap to its widest at 69-54. Darüşşafaka Doğuş started closing the gap in the last four minutes with Slaughter’s effective shots in the key, and Ender’s free throws at 1 minute and 52 seconds remaining reduced the gap down to 6 points: 79-73. Darüşşafaka Doğuş missed several free throws in the last minute, losing several precious points. A last second three-pointer by Redding took the difference to only one, and the final score was Darüşşafaka Doğuş 79 – Anadolu Efes 80. The highest scorer of the game was Anadolu Efes player Jon Diebler with 3 out of 8 three-pointers and 18 points.
Darüşşafaka Doğuş 79 : Mehmet Yağmur 2r, 1a; Reggie Redding 11p, 4r, 5a ; Samet Geyik 7p, 1r; Serhat Çetin 2p, 1r, 1a; Doğuş Özdemiroğlu 1r; Jamon Gordon 10p, 3r, 2a; Ender Arslan 11p, 1r, 2a; Erwin Dudley 5p, 6r; Marcus Slaughter 11p, 8r, 1a; Luke Harangody 7p, 4r; Milko Bjelica 11p, 2r, 1a; Emir Preldzic 4p, 4r, 4a
FT 20/32 62.5%; 2 pointers 22/50 44%; 3 pointers 5/15 33%; rebounds 37 (14h, 23p); assists 17; steals 10; turnovers 10; blocks 3
Anadolu Efes 80: Alex Tyus 10p, 8r; Oğulcan Baykan 2p, 2r; Derrick Brown 10p, 7r, 2a; Birkan Batuk 3p, 3r, 1a; Okben Ulubay 5p, 2r ; Jayson Granger 3r, 3a; Thomas Heurtel 16p, 4r, 8a; Jon Diebler 18p, 3r; Emircan Koşut 3p; Kevin Dunston 13p, 4r, 2a
FT 23/25 92%; 2 pointers 15/32 47%; 3 pointers 9/27 33%; rebounds 42 (12h, 30p); assists 16; steals 6; turnovers 15 ; block 4