Anadolu Efes played excellent on both ends of the floor and cruised to an easy victory over Panathinaikos at home (78-62).

The Turks outscored their opponents 44-28 in the first half and never looked back. Although the “Greens” attempted to turn things around, the hosts retained their double-digit lead (60-46) and claimed the victory.

Rodrigue Beaubois (19 points), Adrien Moerman (17 points) and Bryant Dunston (14 points) combined for 50 points for the winners. Vasilije Micic added 11 (along with six rebounds and five assists) and Bryant Dunston 10 points (and eight boards).

Nick Calathes (eight assists) and DeShaun Thomas scored 11 points apiece for the losing squad, which played badly on both ends of the floor.

Anadolu Efes were victorious for the fifth time in the EuroLeague (5-2), whereas Panathinaikos lost for the third time (4-3).