Galatasaray handed Fenerbahce its first loss in the Turkish League

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Galatasaray stood tall in the fourth quarter and defeated Fenerbahce in the classic Turkish derby (84-74).

The hosts made a better start to the game (25-16), yet the visitors came back and tied the game (36-36).

Galatasaray went on a 15-2 run to take control of the match (51-38), but Fenerbahce reacted again and cut the deficit to two (68-66).

But, the hosts closed the game on an 18-8 run and sealed the deal.

Aaron Harrison scored 28 points (7/9 from beyond the arc) for the winners, as Tal Webster had 13 points. 

Jan Vesely finished the game with 23 points and nine rebounds for the losing squad.

Galatasaray improved to 7-4, whereas Fenerbahce dropped to 10-1, but they are still on top of the standings.