Anadolu Efes rallied past Buducnost on the road (84-91) and sealed a top four finish in the standings. The Turks also secured the home-court advantage.
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The visitors led by 18 points in the first half and never looked back. They extended their advantage beyond 20 points in the third quarter and cruised to the victory, despite the hosts’ late rally.
Five players scored in double figures for the winners, as Vasilije Micic had a game-high 18 points. On the other hand, Edwin Jackson and Goga Bitadze had 17 and 16 points, respectively, for the losing squad.
Anadolu Efes improved to 18-10 and earned the home-court advantage in the playoffs, whereas Buducnost suffered its eighth straight loss and dropped to 6-22.
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