Turkey's Anadolu Efes lose in EuroLeague playoffs

             By Metin Arslancan</p>    <p>ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's Anadolu Efes were defeated by Spanish opponent Barcelona Lassa 74-72 in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoff match on Friday.</p>    <p>Hosting the Spanish team at Istanbul’s Sinan Erdem Dome, Anadolu Efes upset their fans over the critical loss against Barcelona in the quarterfinal playoffs as the playoff series tied 1-1.</p>    <p>Vasilice Micic was the top scorer of Anadolu Efes with 15 points while Thomas Heurtel from Barcelona racked up 12 points.</p>    <p>Following Friday's win, Barcelona have now the home court advantage in the playoffs as the upcoming game will be held in Spain.</p>    <p>The third game of this series will be played at Palau Blaugrana Arena on April 24.</p>    <p>The winners of the playoffs will advance to the Final Four phase to be played on May 17-19 at Fernando Buesa Arena in the Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz in single-elimination matchups.</p>  <p> </p>  <p>*Writing by Beyza Binnur Donmez