The week completed out of two games in Turkish Basketball League. Fenerbahce Ulker and Anadolu Efes passed this week without game.

Istanbul BBSK hosted Tofas who parted ways with head coach Ilias Zouros in the opening game of the week. Istanbul BBSK won the game 85-78 and Tofas began to feel the fear of relegation. Trabzonspor Medical Park beat the Ronesans TED Ankara 78-89. Ronesans TED Ankara is another team struggling to the stay in the league. Three teams have eight wins in the relegation zone.

Galatasaray Liv Hospital faced Pınar Karsiyaka on home court in the most important game of the week. Pinar Karsiyaka had a 70-75 victory and Galatasaray Liv Hospital lost the third consecutive home games. Bobby Dixon scored 22 points and 7 rebounds 5 assists for the winners. Zoran Erceg played with 17 points and 5 rebounds for Galatasaray Liv Hospital.

Banvit defeated the Turk Telekom 86-75 on home court. Home side was losing their five games of the last six before this game and they want to stay in the play-off battle. Earl Rowland had 16 points 6 rebounds and 4 assists, Chuck Davis added 16 points 4 rebounds for Banvit. Milovan Rakovic played with 16 points and 5 rebounds but it wasn’t enough.

Eskisehir Basket hosted Besiktas Integral Forex. They want to stay in the league and this game was very important for them. Eskisehir Basket had a 82-81 victory over Besiktas Integral Forex after overtime in exciting game. Marcus Haislip made double double with 30 points and 12 rebounds, Jerome Randle added 17 points for Eskisehir Basket. Ryan Broekhoff scored 18 points and 9 rebounds for Besiktas Integral Forex.

While Muratbey Usak Sportif beat the Royal Hali Gaziantep 76-70 on home court, their new transfer Sam Young played with 20 points and 5 rebounds.

*Darussafaka Doguş-Anadolu Efes and Torku Konyaspor-Fenerbahce Ulker games was postponed to a later date because of Anadolu Efes and Fenerbahce Ulker’s Euroleague games.

TABLE

R TEAM G W L FOR AG DIFF PTS
1 FENERBAHÇE ÜLKER 26 20 6 2131 1900 231 46
2 DARÜŞŞAFAKA DOĞUŞ 26 19 7 2105 1861 244 45
3 PINAR KARŞIYAKA 27 17 10 2134 2030 104 44
4 ANADOLU EFES 26 18 8 2092 1894 198 44
5 GALATASARAY LIV HOSPITAL 27 14 13 2145 2133 12 41
6 BEŞİKTAŞ INTEGRAL FOREX 27 14 13 2120 2129 -9 41
7 BANVİT 27 14 13 2097 2087 10 41
8 ROYAL HALI GAZİANTEP B. 27 13 14 2033 1995 38 40
9 TRABZONSPOR MEDICAL PARK 27 13 14 2135 2122 13 40
10 TÜRK TELEKOM 27 13 14 2114 2183 -69 40
11 İSTANBUL BŞB. 27 12 15 2020 2158 -138 39
12 TORKU KONYASPOR BASKET 26 12 14 2045 2159 -114 38
13 MURATBEY UŞAK SPORTİF 27 11 16 2092 2155 -63 38
14 TOFAŞ 27 8 19 2042 2180 -138 35
15 RÖNESANS TED ANKARA KOLEJLİLER 27 8 19 2109 2247 -138 35
16 NSK ESKİŞEHİR BASKET 27 8 19 2094 2275 -181 35