(SUMMARY) Anadolu Efes – Fenerbahce Beko match result: 95-73
Anadolu Efes defeated Fenerbahçe Beko 95-73 in the 2nd match of the ING Basketball Super League Play-Off final, bringing the situation to 2-0 in the series. The side with 3 wins in the final series will reach the championship. The third match of the series will be played on Monday, June 7 at Ülker Sports and Event Hall.
Anadolu Efes hosted Fenerbahçe Beko in the 2nd match of the ING Basketball Super League Play-Off final. In the first quarter of the match, Anadolu Efes was effective with Beaubois’ points. Fenerbahçe Beko scored from the painted area and the free throw line. Anadolu Efes was ahead 23-19 in the first period with 4 hits from outside shots.
Fenerbahce Beko, who started the second period well, took the lead for the first time in the 12th minute: 23-24. Responding to the yellow-dark blue team, which shared the game with Guduric’s scorer and scored 4 hits from behind the 3 point line, with the baskets of Micic and Larkin, Anadolu Efes won the locker room 41-37.
The second half of the match started with mutual baskets. In the remaining part of the 3rd quarter, the first 5 minutes of which were balanced, Anadolu Efes opened the lead with the critical points scored by Singleton from outside shots and under the basket, leading 64-56 into the final period.
At the beginning of the fourth quarter, both teams scored from outside shots. Despite Anadolu Efes’ lead by 9 points (73-64) at the beginning of the 33rd minute, Fenerbahce Beko, who did not stop fighting and caught a 7-0 series, reduced the lead to 2 points in the 35th minute: 73-71.
A fight broke out between Singleton and Melih Mahmutoğlu with 3 minutes and 27 seconds before the end of the match. In addition to two players, many basketball players from Fenerbahçe Beko were disqualified. Anadolu Efes, who countered the 2 points scored by the yellow-dark blue players in the remaining section with 22 points, won the match 95-73.
The third match of the series, in which the team that will achieve three victories will complete the 2020-2021 season as champion, will be played on Monday, June 7, at Ülker Sports and Event Hall, hosted by Fenerbahçe Beko.
Hall: Sinan Erdem
Referees: Zafer Yılmaz, Osman Sinan İşgüder, Can Mavisu
Anadolu Efes: Micic 23, Buğrahan Tuncer 6, Beaubois 27, Moerman 3, Sertaç Şanlı 7, Larkin 11, Singleton 15, Yiğitcan Saybir, Doğuş Balbay, Tolga Geçim, Erten Gazi, Dunston 3
Fenerbahçe Beko: De Colo 14, Melih Mahmutoğlu 8, Guduric 13, Barthel 9, Vesely 6, Perez 5, Tarık Biberovic 7, Kenan Sipahi 3, Berkay Candan, Ahmet Düverioğlu 8
1st Period: 23-19
3. Period: 64-56
Disqualifications: 31.17 Vesely, 36.33 Melih Mahmutoğlu, Yiğit Onan, Ahmet Düverioğlu, Alex Perez (Fenerbahçe Beko), 36.33 Singleton (Anadolu Efes)