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.

RESULTS

Royal Hali Gaziantep 76-64 Galatasaray Liv Hospital
Anadolu Efes 89-83 Banvit
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
Tofas 68-74 Darussafaka Dogus
Trabzonspor Medical Park 73-75 Pinar Karsiyaka

TABLE

Team G W L FOR AG DIFF PTS
1 Fenerbahce Ulker 24 19 5 1968 1742 226 43
2 Anadolu Efes 24 17 7 1923 1740 183 41
3 Darussafaka Dogus 24 17 7 1941 1725 216 41
4 Pinar Karsiyaka 24 15 9 1887 1800 87 39
5 Galatasaray Liv Hospital 24 13 11 1902 1892 10 37
6 Besiktas Integral Foreex 24 13 11 1877 1890 -13 37
7 Torku Konyaspor 24 12 12 1915 1985 -70 36
8 Banvit 24 12 12 1842 1839 3 36
9 Royal Hali Gaziantep 24 12 12 1795 1768 27 36
10 Turk Telekom 24 11 13 1877 1945 -68 35
11 Trabzonspor Medical Park 24 10 14 1861 1876 -15 34
12 İstanbul BBSK. 24 10 14 1756 1902 -146 34
13 Muratbey Usak Sportif 24 9 15 1864 1929 -65 33
14 Ronesans TED Ankara Kolejliler 24 8 16 1901 2004 -103 32
15 Tofas 24 8 16 1811 1909 -98 32
16 NSK Eskisehir Basket 24 6 18 1855 2029 -174 30