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Besiktas Emlakjet faced challenges with the absence of injured players Matt Mitchell and Egehan Arna, and an early exit for Derek Needham due to a broken nose.

However, they managed to secure a narrow 63-62 victory against Joventut Badalona at Palau Olimpic De Badalona.

Despite Leyton Hammonds struggling with a 2/8 shooting record, he found himself wide open to make the game-winning midrange shot with just 2.9 seconds left on the clock.

In a back-and-forth fourth quarter, Dusan Alimpijevic’s coached team excelled in defense, ultimately sealing the victory.

Key contributors for Besiktas included Yigit Arslan with 13 points, Berkan Durmaz recording a double-double with ten points and ten rebounds, Jonah Mathews contributing nine points, and Berk Ugurlu combining nine points with seven assists.

Joventut Badalona’s Andrew Andrews finished with ten points in the closely contested match.