The excitement of week 24 was left behind in Turkish Basketball League. Some big games was played and the competition of play-off race increased.
Fenerbahce Ulker faced Muratbey Usak Sportif on their home court and defeated 89-75. Its third consecutive wins for Fenerbahce Ulker in TBL and they have first place in league. While it was happening a close game in the first half, but Fenerbahce Ulker won the match in a comfortable way in the second half. Bogdan Bogdanovic played with 15 points and 5 assists for Fenerbahce Ulker, Chris Warren scored 16 points for Muratbet Usak Sportif.
Besiktas Integral Forex began to recovery after arriving Henrik Dettmann. They beat TED Ankara 94-81 and won third game in last four game. Beşiktaş came back from 14 points and they took an important victory with an effective plays in the second half. Ryan Broekhoff scored career high 28 points and pulled 7 rebounds for Besiktas Integral Forex. Dexter Pittaman made double double with 19 points and 11 rebounds for visitors.
Trabzonspor Medical Park hosted Pınar Karsiyaka. Karsiyaka was eliminated by Gran Canaria in Eurocup in the middle of the last week and they beat Trabzonspor 73-75. Bobby Dixon brought the victory in exciting game like this with two points before just two seconds left on the clock. Bobby Dixon scored 14 points and made 9 assists, Juan Palacios played with 16 points for winning side. Sean Marshall made double double with 16 points 10 rebounds for Trabzonspor Medical Park.
Banvit have qualified for the semi final of Eurocup last week but they were losing third consecutive game in TBL and now its been fourth. Anadolu Efes downed Banvit 89-83 in home court. Despite Anadolu Efes was controlled the game in first three periods (66-50) , Banvit came back from 16 points and they have dropped the difference to 4 in the first 7 minutes of last quarter. But it wasn’t enough.
Nenad Krstic led the winners with 27 points and 7 rebounds, Perperoglou played with 16 points 4 rebounds. Earl Rowland scored 25 points, Dragicevic scored 12 points and pulled 7 rebounds for Banvit.
Royal Hali Gaziantep beat Galatasaray Liv Hospital 76-64 on home in the closing match of the week. It was a quite contentious game until the last quarter. But Royal Hali Gaziantep was beter side in last five minutes of the game. Tomislav Ruzic scored 14 points, Stevic scored 7 points and pulled 11 rebounds. Sinan Guler played with 16 points and 7 rebounds for road side.
Torku Konyaspor defeated Eskisehir Basket 92-89 and its been their fifth consecutive victory. İstanbul BBSK owned the finish to take an 88-89 over Turk Telekom on road in an impressive battle for play-off racing.
|Royal Hali Gaziantep||76-64||Galatasaray Liv Hospital|
|Fenerbahce Ulker||89-75||Muratbey Usak Sportif|
|Torku Konyaspor||92-89||NSK Eskisehir Basket|
|Turk Telekom||88-89||Istanbul BBSK.|
|Besiktas Integral Forex||94-81||Ronesans TED Ankara Kolejliler|
|Trabzonspor Medical Park||73-75||Pinar Karsiyaka|
|5||Galatasaray Liv Hospital||24||13||11||1902||1892||10||37|
|6||Besiktas Integral Foreex||24||13||11||1877||1890||-13||37|
|9||Royal Hali Gaziantep||24||12||12||1795||1768||27||36|
|11||Trabzonspor Medical Park||24||10||14||1861||1876||-15||34|
|13||Muratbey Usak Sportif||24||9||15||1864||1929||-65||33|
|14||Ronesans TED Ankara Kolejliler||24||8||16||1901||2004||-103||32|
|16||NSK Eskisehir Basket||24||6||18||1855||2029||-174||30|