Basketball: Anadolu Efes win President's Cup

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL (AA) – Anadolu Efes won the 34th Turkish Men's Basketball Presidential Cup after beating Fenerbahce 65-62 on Wednesday.

Playing against Fenerbahce in the Turkish capital Ankara, Anadolu Efes won the game 65-62 and managed to take home the Presidential Trophy for the 11th time in its history.

Fenerbahce were ahead 30-28 at the half-time of the match with 10 points from Ahmet Duverioglu.

Anadolu Efes dominated the third quarter and led the game 36-44 before the last quarter.

Fenerbahce posted a 26-21 run in the last quarter, but Anadolu Efes defeated the Yellow Canaries.

Kostas Sloukas was the top-scorer for Fenerbahce while Dogus Balbay and Adrien Moerman scored 13 points each for the winners.


1st Quarter: Fenerbahce 15-15 Anadolu Efes

2nd Quarter: Fenerbahce 17-11 Anadolu Efes

3rd Quarter: Fenerbahce 6-16 Anadolu Efes

4th Quarter: Fenerbahce 26-21 Anadolu Efes

The Turkish Basketball President's Cup was held between the Turkish Basketball league champion and the winners of the Turkish Cup.

To date, Anadolu Efes have won the cup 11 times, while Fenerbahce won it eight times.