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Anadolu Efes prevailed over CSKA in a hard-fought battle in Moscow (8082).

The Turkish club had the lead for most of the game, behind the great play of their guard duo of Vasilje Micic and Shane Larkin.

CSKA came back from an 11-point deficit (16-27) in the first half, but they came up short in the end of the game.

Shane Larkin made some key plays in the last two minutes, finishing the contest with a game-high 23 points, while Micic added 19, along with 5 assists.

For CSKA, which dropped to 16-7, Mike James had a team-high 20 points. Efes improved to a 20-3 record and remained on the top of the standings.