Anadolu Efes led from start to finish and decimated Barcelona at home (92-70) to take the upper hand in the battle of the fourth place.
The Turks earned a double-digit lead from the opening quarter and never looked back. They also hold the tie-breaker over the Catalans and currently are in a position of strength.
Shane Larkin was unstoppable, destroying Bracelona’s defence and posting a career-high 37 points. Adrien Moerman also was tremenous for the winners, with 22 points and 11 rebounds.
Ante Tomic (13 points and seven boards) and Adam Hanga (14 points) stood out for the losing squad.
Anadolu Efes improved to 16-9, whereas Barcelona dropped to 15-10.