Fenerbahce Beko Head Coach Aleksandar Djordjevic said after Anadolu Efes lost 89-84, “It was a bad defeat for us. We played well for 38 minutes. We lost the game in the last 2 minutes. Larkin and Micic took control and made very important shots.”
In the 12th week of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Fenerbahçe Beko lost 89-84 against Anadolu Efes. At the press conference held after the fight, Fenerbahçe Beko Head Coach Aleksandar Djordjevic made statements. Stating that they lost a game they played well in the last 2 minutes, Djordjevic said, “It was a bad defeat for us. We lost the match, which we played well for 38 minutes, in the last 2 minutes. Larkin and Micic took control and made very important shots. We played very well throughout the match. Offense and defense. “We were ready for our opponent. We made some bad decisions. Our energy dropped. It was a difficult process. Our players are struggling. Jan’s 5th foul put us in a difficult situation,” he said.
“During difficult times, we have no choice but to fight”
Emphasizing that they have to fight in the bad process they are in, Djordjevic said, “Winning the next match, the next and the next. This is our plan. We have no choice but to fight in difficult times. We have to get better. We also have shortcomings. 2 of our players are in the national team, two of our foreign players are injured. We have a physical deficiency,” he said.
“PLAYERS CAN HAVE FALLS”
When asked about Achille Polonara’s time in the Euroleague, the experienced head coach said, “The players need to be given more time to get better. I don’t want to point fingers at anyone. Players can fall. In these cases, I need to bring them to a better point. A few “Until the day before, Polonara came out of a very difficult game. Booker had a chance to rest. That’s why we needed his energy.”