By Fatih Erel
The 12th round of the 2018-19 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season began on Thursday.
In the first match, Greece's Olympiakos defeated Turkey's Anadolu Efes 88-81 in Athens.
Turkey's Fenerbahce beat AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 92-85 in Istanbul.
The last year’s EuroLeague finalist Fenerbahce tops the league with 11 wins and 1 loss.
The Round 12 matches will conclude on Friday. Turkey's Darussafaka will face Greece's Panathinaikos in an away match in Athens.
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.