By Fatih Erel
ISTANBUL – The 10th round of the 2018-19 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season began on Thursday.
In the first match, Spain's Herbalife Gran Canaria beat Turkey's Darussafaka Tekfen 75-71 in an away match in Istanbul.
On Friday, the last year’s EuroLeague finalist Fenerbahce will play against Spain's Barcelona Lassa in an away match, while Turkey's Anadolu Efes will face Spain's Baskonia at home in Istanbul.
EuroLeague competitions bring Europe's top basketball clubs together.
Sixteen teams are competing this season — four Spanish, three Turkish, two Russian, and two Greek teams, and one team each from Germany, Italy, Israel, Lithuania, and Montenegro.
Turkey is represented in the tournament with Anadolu Efes, Fenerbahce, and Darussafaka.