Fenerbahce dominated Zalgiris Kaunas

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Fenerbahce remained undefeated at home for an 11th straight game, as they rallied past Zalgiris Kaunas (78-61).

The hosts took control of the game from the opening tip (19-11) and led by as many as 19 points (38-19).

Since then, they never looked back, despite the visitors’ effort to turn things around (57-50). But, the Turks quickly brought the lead back to double digits (66-53) and the Lithuanians never came back after that.

Kostas Sloukas (six assists) and Melih Mahmutoglu scored 14 apiece for the winners, who shot at a season-high 72.2% in two-pointers. Jan Vesely added 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Brandon Davies scored in double figures for the losing squad, finishing the game with 12 points.

Fenerbahce improved to 16-2, whereas Zalgiris Kaunas dropped to 7-11.