Rodrigue Beaubois Anadolu Efes Real Madrid
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

Anadolu Efes was unstoppable in Game 1 of the playoff series against Real Madrid and crushed the “Whites” (90-63) to take the lead (1-0).

After a hard-fought-battle in the first half (44-40), the Turks took control of the game and never looked back.

Playing excellent on both ends, they outscored Real 46-23 in the second half and cruised to the victory. For their part, the visitors never recovered and will now need to bounce back and even the series.

Game 2 between Efes and Real will take place on Thursday at Sinan Erdem Dome.