In the third and last game of the Turkish Insurance Basketball Super League play-off quarter-finals, Türk Telekom beat Galatasaray Nef by 14 points by 91-77 to advance to the semi-finals.
The capital team, which won the series 2-1, became the opponent of Pınar Karşıyaka in the semi-finals. Türk Telekom completed its 17th home game this season with a win.
Starting the match with outside shooting hits, Türk Telekom was ahead 15-10 in the first 5 minutes. The capital representative increased the lead to double digits (23-12) in the 7th minute with the points of Bouteille and Erkan Yılmaz. Although Galatasaray Nef melted the gap with outside shots, Türk Telekom finished the first quarter 25-20 superior.
Going on the fast attack with the balls he caught in the second quarter, Türk Telekom managed to increase the lead to double digits again in the 15th minute: 38-27. Blue-whites, maintaining their superiority, went to the locker room 48-40 ahead.
Both teams struggled to score in the third quarter. The capital team, who scored points by going to the rim, increased the difference up to 13 in the 27th minute: 58-45. Türk Telekom entered the final period with a 9-point advantage, leading 64-55.
Increasing the gap with Taylor’s numbers in the last quarter, Türk Telekom managed to lead 82-69 in the last 4 minutes. Türk Telekom left the field with a 91-77 victory and became a semi-finalist.