Anadolu Efes wins, Fenerbahçe loses in Euroleague basketball action
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Only one Turkish club managed to secure victory in Euroleague basketball action on Feb. 1, when Anadolu Efes beat Valencia Basket in Istanbul by 82-66.
The evening saw the Turkish Airlines Euroleague continue with five Round 21 matches.
Behind Errick McCollum’s 24-point/6-rebound/6-assist performance, Anadolu Efes cruised to a comfortable victory over their Spanish opponent to grab their sixth win for the season.
Zoran Dragic also added 18 points to Anadolu Efes’s win.
In Greece, Olympiakos overpowered Fenerbahçe Doğuş, defeating the reigning Euroleague champions with a score of 95-70.
As Vassilis Spanoulis and Janis Strelnieks won 19 points each, Olympiakos shot 76.5 percent from the three-point line, hitting 13 of 17 attempts.
Fenerbahçe’s Ali Muhammed scored a game-high 24 points, even though his team lost.
Other matches included Zalgiris Kaunas beating Maccabi Tel Aviv 99-84, Barcelona Lassa besting Olimpia Milano 81-83, and CSKA Moscow championing Real Madrid 93-87.