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Galatasaray beat Anadolu Efes in Turkish Basketball Super Lig

Lions beat latest champions 92-85 at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul

24.10.2021
Galatasaray beat Anadolu Efes in Turkish Basketball Super Lig

By Selcuk Bugra Gokalp

ANKARA

Galatasaray defeated Anadolu Efes 92-85 in the Turkish Basketball Super Lig round 5 game on Saturday.

The latest champions, Anadolu Efes, finished the first half leading 51-45 against the Lions at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul.

But the Yellow Reds' players did not give up and stayed persistent till the end.

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell's 27 points, Melo Trimble's 22 points and Dee Bost's triple-double with 15 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists carried Galatasaray to the victory.

Rodrigue Beaubois' 22 points and Shane Larkin's 20 points were not enough for Efes to win the match.

Galatasaray are placed 6th in the league, while Anadolu Efes are at the 5th spot. Both teams have won three games each.

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