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Frutti Extra Bursaspor make EuroCup semifinals after breathtaking win

Turkish club defeats Cedevita 85-83 in Ljubljana to face MoraBanc Andorra in 7DAYS EuroCup semifinals

Can Erözden   | 28.04.2022
Frutti Extra Bursaspor make EuroCup semifinals after breathtaking win

ANKARA 

Turkish basketball club Frutti Extra Bursaspor qualified for the 7DAYS EuroCup semifinals after an astonishing 85-83 win over Slovenia's Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana on Wednesday.

Derek Needham and John Holland led the winners at Ljubljana's Arena Stozice.

Needham scored 20 points and Holland added 16 others.

Yogi Ferrell clocked up 20 points in defeat, and Jacob Pullen added 15 points for Cedevita.

Bursaspor led the game 50-36 at halftime but risked the rest of the match. Cedevita fought to narrow the gap to one point at 66-67 in the early minutes of the fourth quarter.

The final part of the game saw a real drama.

In the final seconds of the thrilling game, Bursaspor were on a 85-83 lead and intended to defend their rim.

Cedevita had the final ball for a final chance, but the time was up before Pullen hit a three-pointer.

The referees reviewed Pullen's shot on screen and did not count it because he scored after the clock.

In the EuroCup semifinals, Bursaspor will take on Andorra's MoraBanc Andorra on May 3.

The other semifinal tie will be between Valencia Basket and Virtus Segafredo Bologna and this game will be played on May 4 at La Fonteta in Valencia.

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