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EuroLeague: Fenerbahce Beko beat Gran Canaria

The team, last year’s EuroLeague finalists, currently tops the league with 17 wins, two losses

18.01.2019
EuroLeague: Fenerbahce Beko beat Gran Canaria

Istanbul

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL  

Turkish Airlines EuroLeague leader Fenerbahce Beko beat Spain's Herbalife Gran Canaria 82-64 Thursday in an away match.

In the Round of 19 of the 2018-19 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season, Fenerbahce's top scorers were Nikola Kalinic with 16 points and Jan Vesely with 13 points.

The team, which were last year’s EuroLeague finalists, currently tops the league with 17 wins and two losses.

On Friday, two Turkish clubs -- Anadolu Efes and Darussafaka Tekfen -- will face off in a EuroLeague game 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 by Anadolu Efes, Fenerbahce Beko and Darussafaka Tekfen.

The regular season is being played from Oct. 11, 2018 to April 5, 2019. The best eight of 16 teams will advance to the playoffs.

The playoffs will take place between April 16-30. The winners will advance to the Final Four.

The Final Four will be played between May 17-19 in single-elimination matchups.

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