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Fenerbahçe Ülker edged Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 74-75 in overtime on April 20 to sweep the Turkish Airlines Euroleague best-of-five series and clinch a ticket for the 2015 Final Four
CHICAGO - Agence France-Presse
Jimmy Butler scored a playoff career high of 31 points as the Chicago Bulls took a 2-0 first round playoff series lead with a 91-82 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on April 20
Fenerbahçe Ülker finished the Top 16 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague on a high note by beating rival Anadolu Efes Istanbul 83-72 at home in the Istanbul derby, with Efes also advancing in Group F to the playoffs thanks to results elsewhere.
BELGRADE - Reuters
Fenerbahçe Ülker hit the court with a vengeance, took a big early lead and never looked back en route to an 82-67, Game 2 victory over Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv in the Euroleague Playoffs.
Six-time Euroleague winners CSKA Moscow secured home-court advantage in the playoffs as Anadolu Efes Istanbul stayed in the hunt for a knockout stage berth after hard-fought wins over their respective rivals.
Turkish center Ömer Aşık and his New Orleans Pelicans broke the San Antonio Spurs’ 11-game winning streak on April 15, punching their playoff ticket on the last day of the regular season.
BANDIRMA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s Banvit Bandırma defeated Paris Levallois 75-71 in the quarterfinals of the Eurocup Basketball knock-out stage on March 24, punching the club’s ticket to the semi-final.
Fenerbahçe Ülker hopes to extend its lead in a Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs tie against Maccabi Tel Aviv when the two sides meet for the second game in Istanbul on April 16
An expensively-assembled Fenerbahçe Ülker team celebrated their eighth straight win thanks to a majestic second-half performance as Serbia guard Bogdan Bogdanovic scoring a game-high 25 points against Emporio Armani Milan.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Agence France-Presse
Russell Westbrook carried the Oklahoma City on his back again, finishing with 36 points and 11 rebounds as the Thunder toppled the Portland Trail Blazers 101-90 on April 13.
Financial problems have taken another toll on Galatasaray Liv Hospital, with the team’s star point guard announcing his departure due to a dispute over his payments.
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