Anadolu Efes hosted Greece’s Panathinaikos Opap team in the 31st week match of Turkish Airlines Euroleague. The dark blue-whites, which ended last week against Bayern Munich in the 8-game winning streak in the EuroLeague, returned against the Greek team. Efes beat the Greek team Panathinaikos, which he hosted in the last home match of the regular season, by 20 points, 85-65.
With 4 weeks before the end of the regular season in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, the dose of the competition for the Play-Offs and the top 4 places providing the field advantage continues to increase. Having lost to Bayern Munich in Germany last week, an important game for the top 4, Anadolu Efes had no chance to lose any more. The Navy-Whites, who played in their last home match, hunted Panathinaikos, which they beat 80-77 in the first half, at home.
Starting the fight with Micic’s effective performance, Anadolu Efes was ahead 15-10 in the 6th minute. The dark blue-whites finished the first quarter of the fast-paced fight 24-21 ahead of Panathinaikos.
Anadolu Efes finished the second period 43-33 ahead and went to the locker room with a 10-point advantage. Maintaining the difference by finding baskets with Dunston in the third quarter of the match, the home team entered the final period 60-49.
Performing a comfortable game in the last period, Anadolu Efes won the match 85-65. Efes got its 20th victory with this result. The Greek representative was defeated for the 19th time.
On the other hand, at the end of the Bayern Munich match played last week, Anadolu Efes Head Coach Ergin Ataman, who was punished for one game by the Europa League organization for “action towards referees”, was replaced by assistant coach Yakup Sekizkök.
Ergin Ataman followed the fight from the lodge.
Anadolu Efes appeared in the Panathinaikos match with the ‘Take Action’ jersey to draw attention to ‘Sustainable Development Goals’.
Anadolu Efes Head Coach Ergin Ataman followed the match from the lodge due to his sentence.
Meaningful call from Anadolu Efes
Anadolu Efes drew attention to the Sustainable Development Tools in the uniforms they wore against Panathinaikos. The navy-white team made a universal call to eradicate poverty, protect the world, and ensure that all people live in peace and prosperity.
Dedicating a special place to global problems, Anadolu Efes included the Sustainable Development Tools, which consists of 17 items in total, and called on everyone to take action.
Anadolu Efes 24-21 Panathinaikos | 1st Quarter Result
Anadolu Efes 43-33 Panathinaikos | Half Time Result
Anadolu Efes 60-49 Panathinaikos | 3rd Quarter Result
Anadolu Efes 85-65 Panathinaikos | Match result
Hall: Sinan Erdem
Referees: Robert Lottermoser (Germany), Saso Petek (Slovenia), Josip Radojkovic (Croatia)
Anadolu Efes: Micic 21, Beaubois 13, Simon 1, Moerman 4, Sertaç Şanlı 4, Larkin 13, Singleton 6, Pleiss 8, Anderson, Dunston 15
Panathinaikos: Hezonja 14, Sant-Roos 7, Papapetrou 6, Mitoglou 10, Papagiannis 6, Mack, Bochoridis 7, Auguste 10, Kaselakis, White 3, Bentil 2