Thanks to an excellent performance in the second half, Anadolu Efes beat Galatasaray at home (92-82) and remained close to Fenerbahce.
The visitors had control of the game from the opening tip (19-26) and extended their lead to double digits at the end of the first half (37-49).
In the second half, though, everything changed. The hosts improved their overall performance and outscored their opponents 55-33 to cruise to an easy victory at home (92-82).
Adrien Moerman led the winners with a season-high 25 points, as Bryant Dunston and Rodrigue Beaubois added 19 and 18 points, respectively.
Aaron Harrison had a team-high 16 points for the losing squad, with Zach Auguste making a double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds).
Anadolu Efes improved to 12-3, whereas Galatasaray dropped to 8-7.