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Round 13 of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague tips off

Leader Fenerbahce beat CSKA Moscow, while Anadolu Efes defeat Buducnost Voli

Round 13 of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague tips off Fenerbahce Beko's Marco Guduric (23) in action during the Turkish Airlines Euroleague week 13 basketball match between Fenerbahce Beko and CSKA Moscow at Ulker Sports and Event Hall in Istanbul, Turkey on December 18, 2018. ( Serhat Çağdaş - Anadolu Agency )

By Fatih Erel


Starting round 13 of the 2018-19 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season, Turkey's Fenerbahce beat Russia’s CSKA Moscow 79-75 at home in Istanbul on Tuesday.

Fenerbahce, last year’s EuroLeague finalist, currently tops the basketball league with 12 wins and 1 loss.

Also at home in Istanbul, Turkey's Anadolu Efes also beat Montenegro’s Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 106-68.

The round 13 matches will conclude on Friday when Turkey's Darussafaka will face Lithuania's Zalgiris Kaunas at home 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, and Darussafaka.

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