Anadolu Efes lost 95-93 to Germany’s ALBA Berlin team in the 30th week of the THY Europa League.
The navy-whites, who closed the first quarter behind 24-21 in the first quarter of the match held at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in the capital Berlin, entered the halftime behind 49-40.
Anadolu Efes, which did not start well in the third quarter, later recovered and melted the gap. Completing this section 68-67 behind, the navy-whites took the lead in the last period. Anadolu Efes could not prevent the basket in the last second of the fierce battle and left the park with a 95-93 loss.
The performance of Clyburn, who produced 19 points with Micic, who was the top scorer of the match with 30 points in the dark blue-white team, was not enough to prevent the defeat.
In the German team, Smith played the leading role in the victory with 25 points.
Ergin Ataman’s students suffered their 16th defeat in the 30th match they played in the THY Europa League this season. ALBA Berlin won for the 9th time.
After this match, Anadolu Efes will play the remaining 4 matches of the regular season in Istanbul. The dark blue-whites, who will host Olimpia Milano, Virtus Bologna and Monaco in the home field, will face Fenerbahçe Beko in the only away match.
HERE ARE THE PERIOD RESULTS
1st PERIOD RESULT: ALBA Berlin 24-21 Anadolu Efes
2nd PERIOD RESULT: ALBA Berlin 49-40 Anadolu Efes
3. PERIOD RESULT: ALBA Berlin 68-67Anadolu Efes
4th PERIOD RESULT ALBA Berlin 95-93 Anadolu Efes